Alexandra Wanjiku Kelbert - IDS Alum
Alexandra Wanjku Kelbert is an IDS Alum, who holds an MA in Development Studies. She is an independent researcher currently working on the ‘Life in a Time of Food Price Volatility’ Project, a collaborative project between the Institute of Development Studies and Oxfam. Alexandra also previously worked on the 'A Feminist Political Economy Analysis of Public Policies Related to Care: A Thematic Review'.
Her interests include food, social change, gender and the ‘Global North’.
Precarious Lives: Food, Work and Care After the Global Food CrisisIDS-Oxfam Report (2016)
This report finds that the global food crises of 2007-11 has brougth about lasting changes to the relationship between the work people do and the food they eat - the costs of which have gone uncounted. More details
Climate and Environmental Change: Views from Life in a Time of Food Price VolatilityReport (2014)
How are rapid recent food price changes linked to climate and environmental change? How do people who are vulnerable to these changes view these links? More details
A Feminist Political Economy Analysis of Public Policies Related to Care: A Thematic ReviewIDS Evidence Report 9 (2013)
Unpaid care work is directly linked to the economic empowerment of women and girls. There is a large and robust body of evidence about the extent of unpaid care work that women and girls do, and its contributions to both the economy and human development outcomes. But is this evidence being used to inform public policy? More details
Don’t tell Jamie! Sugar and snacks down to economics not poor choices04 Apr 2016
By Alexandra Wanjiku Kelbert
‘Global development’: the new buzzword?04 Oct 2012
By Kas Sempere, Alexandra Wanjiku Kelbert