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Marina Apgar - Research Fellow

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Studied at IDS: MPhil Development Studies, graduated 1982.

Current employer: UN WFP

IDS publications on international development research

A New Professionalism for Agricultural Research for Development

International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability (forthcoming)
IDS publications on international development research

Identifying Opportunities to Improve Governance of Aquatic Agricultural Systems through Participatory Action Research

Ecology and Society 22.1 (2017)

Challenges of governance often constitute critical obstacles to efforts to equitably improve livelihoods in social-ecological systems. Yet often, these challenges go unspoken, or are viewed as fixed parts of the context, beyond the scope of influence of agricultural, development, or natural resource management initiatives. More details

IDS publications on international development research

Getting Beneath the Surface in Program Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation: Learning from Use of Participatory Action Research and Theory of Change in the CGIAR Research Program on Aquatic Agricultural Systems

In this paper, we share learning from an agricultural research program that used participatory action research and theory of change to foster learning and support transformative change in aquatic agricultural systems. More details

Thematic Expertise:
Agriculture; Climate Change Knowledge and Learning; Climate Change Vulnerability and Resilience; Environment; Participatory methodologies.

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Geographic Expertise:
Central and South Asia; Latin America and the Caribbean; Sub Saharan Africa.