Strengthening Non-state Climate Action in the Global South (Climate South) is a three-year project that aims to develop a rigorous social scientific evidence base to support effective climate action by cities, regional governments, and businesses in developing countries.
ClimateSouth is led by the African Centre for Technology Studies (Kenya), the Blavatnik School of Government at Oxford University (UK), the German Development Institute (Germany), and The Energy and Resources Institute (India), with financial support from the Volkswagen Foundation, the Wellcome Trust, and the Riksbankens Jubileumsfond.
Developing countries navigating global banking standards
A three-year research project examining the politics of bank regulation in developing countries, with a focus on Low and Lower-Middle Income Countries (LMICs). The project is led by Emily Jones and Ngaire Woods (Blavatnik School of Government, University of Oxford), and Thorsten Beck (Cass Business School, University of London) and funded by the UK's Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) and Department for International Development (DFID). It brings together a team of researchers with expertise in political economy of banking regulation in eleven countries on three continents.