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Natasha Watts

Natasha Watts

PhD Student, Department of Geography


Prior to entering the PhD program, Natasha completed an Mphil in Geographical Research, and a BA (Hons) in Geography at Cambridge University.

Subject groups/Research projects

Political Economy of Hunger and Food Supply:

Departments and Institutes

Department of Geography:

Research Interests

Natasha’s research interests lie in recent trends in agricultural development, for example surrounding the call for a 'new green revolution in Africa'. Her Phd research focuses on social impact investing in African agriculture, with a focus on how a particular agri-finance program for smallholder farmers is playing out on the ground in Tanzania. 


Key Publications

Watts, N. and Scales, I. (2015) 'Seeds, agricultural systems and socio-natures: Towards an actor-network theory informed political ecology of agriculture' Geography Compass

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