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Natasha Watts

Natasha Watts

PhD Candidate

Natasha works on social impact investing in African agriculture, with a focus on how a particular agri-finance programme for smallholder farmers is playing out on the ground in the context of farmer livelihoods in the Southern Highlands of Tanzania. Her work is situated within political ecology.

Biography

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

Qualifications

  • PhD Candidate in Geography, University of Cambridge (2014-2018)
  • MPhil Geographical Research, University of Cambridge (2013-2014)
  • BA (Hons) Geography, University of Cambridge (2010-2013)

Funding

  • Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) 1+3 Studentship

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