The Centre for Critical Development Studies is pleased to award the 2016 Best Thesis Prize to Alejandro Posada for his work The Village Lottery: A Study of Index-Based Agricultural Insurance in Tamil Nadu
The CCDS is pleased to congratulate IDS co-op student Marc Lombardo on receiving an OCIC Global Changemaker Youth Ambassador Award
IDS was listed first as one of three "standout programs" at U of T by MacLean's 2015 AND 2016 Canadian Universities Guidebook.
Judith Teichman is Professor of Political Science and International Development Studies. She is the author of four books and one co-authored book on politics and development in the global south and Latin America.
Ecologists traditionally classify forest ecosystems by measures of temperature, rainfall and soil fertility. But now University of Toronto researchers have discovered a fourth element that shapes forests: the wind.
Leslie Chan (photo above with last year's CCDS Lecturer, Dr. Gita Sen), was recently appointed as the Principal Investigator for new major IDRC-funded project: "Open and Collaborative Science in Development Network".