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Dr Terry van Gevelt and colleagues at the Department of Land Economy have published the first study linking 'traditional authority' and current levels of deforestation in Africa in the journal of Land Use Policy.

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Dr Terry van Gevelt and colleagues at the Department of Land Economy have published the first study linking 'traditional authority' and current levels of deforestation in Africa in the journal of Land Use Policy.

University of Cambridge Press Release

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"It has been almost two years since the murder of Giulio Regeni in Cairo. As we approach this anniversary, we are no nearer to knowing the truth of what happened to this promising post-graduate, tortured and killed while pursuing wholly legitimate academic research... It has been especially troubling to note that, in the absence of apparent progress in investigations into Giulio’s death, attention has been turned to his doctoral supervisor, Dr Maha Abdelrahman – an honourable and distinguished scholar..." Stephen J Toope, Vice-Chancellor. To read the message in full, please go to our News page. The message can also be found on the University of Cambridge homepage.

We are delighted and proud to see that the Centre has gone from no.8 (2015) to no.6 (2016) to no.4 (2017) in the field of Development Studies in the QS Survey. This would not have been possible without the dedication and hard work from everyone within the Centre.