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Research paper co-authored by Tessa Bold and Jakob Svensson in The Guardian

UK newspaper The Guardian has highlighted the research paper "Low Quality, Low Returns, Low Adoption: Evidence from the Market for Fertilizer and Hybrid Seed in Uganda" (co-authored by Professor Jakob Svensson and Assistant Professor Tessa Bold at the IIES) in a recent article.

The research sheds new light on the systematic dysfunction within the African agricultural production chain and the impacts it has, particularly on smallholder farmers.

Video of lecture and panel discussion on climate now available

Sweden's King Carl XVI Gustaf's Guest Professor in environmental science, Raymond Pierrehumbert held an open lecture on the climate in attendance of His Majesty in Aula Magna in February 2015.

After the lecture followed a panel discussion together with our own Professor Per Krusell as well as Professor Karin Bäckstrand and Sweden's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Climate and the Environment, Åsa Romson.