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  • A Summer in Dhaka Awaits: Climate Change, Poverty and Land Tenure (05.06.15)

    It has definitely been a busy and exciting start to the summer… I have been awarded the RGS-IBG Environment and Sustainability Grant to work on my new project on ‘Urban Climate Resilience: How does Land Tenure affect Adaptation to Climate Change in Dhaka?’ I will be in Dhaka 1st July to 2nd September 2015, only …
  • Photos and Video from MSc Student Fieldtrip to Uganda (30.04.15)

    I got back from Uganda last month; it definitely lived up to my expectations! I was there with our MSc International Development students as part of their Fieldwork course at IDPM at the University of Manchester. You can read more about what we were doing in Uganda in my last blog post. View photos  and a video …
  • Dhaka Tribune Article: Climate Change Research in Bangladesh (31.03.15)

    My recent interview on Climate Change Research in Bangladesh has been published in the Dhaka Tribune. View here Joanne
  • IDPM MSc Student Field trip to Uganda (14.03.15)

    We are off to Uganda on Wednesday with our MSc International Development students as part of their Fieldwork course at IDPM  at the University of Manchester! Students will be carrying out their own research projects within a range of pathway themes, including:  Development as an Environmental Project; Rural Development for Sustainable Livelihoods; Exclusion to Empowerment: Overcoming Structural …
  • Photos from my Trip to Dhaka (28.01.15)

    I was in Dhaka for a few weeks, you can read more about what I was doing there in my last blog post. I have added some photos from my time there. View Photos Here Enjoy!
  • Upcoming Activities in Dhaka (03.01.15)

    By Joanne Jordan Writing this blog is a welcome distraction from packing for my upcoming trip to Dhaka! I will be in Dhaka for the next few weeks, to learn more about what I will be doing there, read on. The Gobeshona Conference for Research on Climate Change in Bangladesh This is the first year …
  • Swimming Alone? The Role of Social Capital for Enhancing Climate Resilience in Bangladesh (24.11.14)

    By Joanne Jordan Social capital is becoming increasingly recognised as having a key role in enhancing resilience to climate stress.  My paper recently published in Climate and Development considers the relative importance of different types of social capital for enhancing resilience, by exploring how relationships of exchange and reciprocity influence responses to climate stress in South-west …

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