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Event Archive for October 2013

Are Small Farmers an Alternative to the African Land Grab?

23 October, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:00

Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers Building, OU, Milton Keynes

We promote SMEs for industrial development, but not farming. Why? Dr Joseph Hanlon will report on research in Mozambique where giant farms are failing while small commercial farms succeed.

Innogen Institute Launch / ESRC Innogen Centre 10-year Celebration

18 October, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:30

Berrill Lecture Theatre, OU, Milton Keynes

Help Innogen OU, with whom IKD works in partnership, celebrate ten years of cutting-edge research on the social and economic impact of life sciences innovation at the Innogen Institute launch

China's Impact on Developing Countries: The Case of South Africa

2 October, 2013 - 12:30 to 14:00

Room 00-13, Ground Floor Chambers Building, OU, Milton Keynes

With increasing attention on China’s role in sub-Saharan Africa, Professor Rhys Jenkins will assess the impact on South African manufacturers of Chinese imports in both the domestic and export market.

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