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Queens Anniversary Prizes 2015

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Dr Alistair Sutherland

Visiting Fellow in Livelihoods & Institutional Strengthening
Natural Resources Institute


Applied anthropologist. Over 20 years in rural development: institutionalizing participatory research and gender mainstreaming in agricultural research and extension; R&D policy and institutional analysis; training in social development concepts and tools. Current focus: evaluation research; capacity building in performance management; research promotional strategies for less-developed rural areas. Experience in UK and in eight countries in Southern and Eastern Africa. Bantu language knowledge includes Swahili, Tswana, Nyanja and Shona.

Selected Publications

  • Butterworth, J.A., Batchelor, C., Moriarty, P., Schouten, T., Da Silva, C., Verhagen, J., Bury, P.J., Sutherland, A., Manning, N., Darteh, B., Dziegielewska-Geitz, M. and Eckart, J. (2009) Building more effective partnerships for innovation in urban water management. In: Water and Urban Development Paradigms: Towards an Integration of Engineering, Design and Management Approaches. CRC Press / Taylor & Francis, London. UK, pp. 557-565. ISBN 9780415483346 (print), 9780203884102 (electronic) (doi:10.1201/9780203884102.fmatt) Item not available online.

Contact Information

Dr Alistair Sutherland

Natural Resources Institute

University of Greenwich

Central Avenue, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB, United Kingdom.

Tel: +44 (0)1634 883884

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