Centre for Development Studies

Regional expertise

The Centre for Development Studies has a strong focus on engagement with the local and has research expertise across Sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia, Latin America and the Middle East and North Africa.

We are committed to making connections between the global north and the global south, relating local, national and international levels of analysis, and linking theory with practice and research with action. 

Regions

Latin America

Marchers walking as part of a protest with signs relating to the state of the Bolivian economy. Staff at the Centre for Development Studies have substantial experience researching key areas of Latin American development.

Middle East and North Africa

Skyline of Jaramana Refugee Camp in Syria, 2009 (Photo: Anobel Odisho) Staff at the Centre for Development Studies have substantial experience advising on key areas of development policy in North Africa and the Middle East.

South Asia

Women having their bags searched at the Nepal-India Border. The Centre has extensive research expertise addressing central issues of poverty, inequality and development in South Asia.

Sub-Saharan Africa

Oxen pulling a plough in rural Kenya. The Centre for Development Studies has a number of staff with wide-ranging interests in development and change in Sub-Saharan Africa.