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Dr Richard Sidebottom (Not available for PhD supervision)

Dr Richard Sidebottom, (Not available for PhD supervision)

Affiliated Lecturer at the Centre of Development Studies, Cambridge University.

MPhil Development Studies (Cambridge)

MSc Finance (London Business School)

MA History & Economics (Oxford)


Dr Richard Sidebottom is an Affiliated Lecturer at the Centre of Development Studies. His current research focus is on agricultural value chains (millets and cotton), rural entrepreneurship and capacity building including work for the GCRF funded Cambridge University wide TIGR2ESS project (Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies). Richard holds academic qualifications from Cambridge, London Business School and the University of Oxford and has over 20 years’ experience in financial markets.

Research Interests

Research interests include the Political Economy of Development and Markets, Innovation in Agricultural Commodity chains and Sustainable Development solutions in the African Cotton sector


Richard lectures at the Centre of Development Studies for MPhil Paper 2: Institutions & Development & co-ordinates & teaches Paper 43: Development Issues in Sub-Saharan Africa.  He also lectures & supervises for the Land Economy Undergraduate Paper 17: Land policy & Development economics and is a member of the Tutor panel at the Institute of Continuing Education, Madingley College, Cambridge where he teaches for the Undergraduate Certificate in International Development.

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