Dr Tangil Sowgat

TanjilTanjil’s activities in this project are: to review existing academic literature,  to undertake long-term intensive ethnographic fieldwork,  community mapping and participatory poverty assessments. He Works alongside the wider research team in different locations to carry out transcription and analysis of field data, developing comparative analytical frameworks and integrating findings across the field sites. He is responsible for scenario analyses to develop a shared understanding of the future of aquaculture systems and use outcome mapping to evaluate socio-economic impact of diseases and wider dependency on aquaculture.Currently, he is playing a key role in organising and facilitating public events, community consultations and other workshops over the course of the project. He continuously assists in project management to ensure successful delivery of outputs and share the responsibility forco-ordinating activities of the project. More

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Dr Sergei Shubin

Sergei new sizedSergei Shubin is an Associate Professor at Swansea University and a social scientist with interests in poverty, mobility and inequality. By focusing on sustainability and welfare, his work links together inter-disciplinary (social, economic, political and cultural) perspectives and methods to understanding the mechanisms and the effects of ecosystem change on poverty and food security. His work uses a variety of methods, including participatory action research, to identify conceptual gaps in research expertise, develop strategies to reconnect the poor with their native ecosystem resources and provide anti-poverty solutions. He has previously been working in Bolivia, Brazil, Ireland, Russia and Zambia to develop inter-disciplinary approaches to poverty alleviation, recently focusing on the sustainable management and equitable sharing of aquatic genetic resources. More

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