Lawrence Haddad

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Professor Lawrence Haddad "main research interests have been at the intersection of poverty, food insecurity and malnutrition - including poverty dynamics, social capital, HIV/AIDS, social protection, agriculture and poverty, and women's empowerment. Currently Director of the Institute of Development Studies and a Professor of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, he was formerly Director of the International Food Policy Research Institute’s Division of Food Consumption and Nutrition. He is a Commissioner on the MacArthur Commission on Higher Education for Development Professionals, a member of Irish Aid's Hunger Task Force and a Council member of the UK's Development Studies Association. An economist, he was selected for the latest Who's Who in Economics (Elgar)." [1] Haddad is a member of the High Level Panel of Experts which advises the Committee on World Food Security of the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization.

Selected Projects

  • Development of a Strategy for Measuring Effectiveness, Evaluation and Impact Assessment for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
  • Research into DFID and EC efforts to tackle chronic malnutrition (pdf)

Resources and articles

Related Sourcewatch articles


  1. Lawrence Haddad, Institute of Development Studies, accessed August 31, 2008.
  2. International Advisory Board, Global Master's in Development Practice, accessed August 5, 2009.