Edward Lahiff lectures in International Development at University College Cork (Dept Food Business and Development). He spent ten years in southern Africa working with rural NGOs and later as Senior Lecturer in Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape. In 2009-10 he served as Doctoral Programme Officer with the Trinity International Development Initiative (TID) and Coordinator of the International Doctoral School in Global Health at the Centre for Global Health, Trinity College Dublin. Dr Lahiff has published widely on land reform, rural livelihoods and natural resources in Africa.
Edward is part of the UCC team developing the overall methodology guidelines and conceptual framework for the project, as well as key inputs into the meso-level field work (WP4) and household research (WP5)