Short articles and blog posts
Philanthrocapitalists meet the world’s poor: International Development in the fintech era, Critical Macro Finance, 19 January 2017
Trade, sustainability and global governance, Wicked Issues, 4 April 2016
GM crops and the developing world: opposing sides miss the bigger picture, The Conversation, 12 November 2015
Financing the sustainable development goals: reflections on FfD3, Wicked Issues, 17 August 2015
Private finance and the post-2015 development agenda, Open Democracy, 23 May 2015
Investing in Food Security? Philanthropcapitalism, biotechnology and development, Open Democracy, 18 July 2013
‘Golden Rice’ and the GM Crop debate , The Crossing, 24 June 2013
‘Golden Rice’: a golden opportunity?, The Crossing, 20 April 2011
Is there a need for Golden Rice?, John Innes Centre, 29 January 2014
I spoke at this event, which was live-streamed and recorded.
The video can be watched on demand here (requires Microsoft Silverlight).
Seeds and sustainability
STEPS Centre, University of Sussex
Between 2007 and 2011 I was part of a research team that explored challenges facing different stakeholders in maize-based farming systems – especially smallholder farmers in semi-arid regions – in Kenya in the context of climate change. We produced this video of our findings: