Institute of Development Studies
Lídia Cabral is a Research Fellow at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex. She is a social scientist with a background in development economics, social policy and development studies. She has 20 years of experience in international development, with a focus in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America. She has done extensive research on Brazil as an international development player and the country’s influence in shaping agricultural policy and technological change in Africa through South-South cooperation. She is currently leading research on the histories of the Green Revolution in Brazil, India and China, looking at how epic narratives of the past shape scientific identity and transactions of technology in the global South. She convenes a master’s degree in Food and Development at the University of Sussex, and teaches on the politics of food and South-South relations.