This work is funded by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) via the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) Collective Programme. The GCRF is part of the UK’s Official Development Assistance (ODA). Its aim is to support cutting-edge research that addresses challenges faced by developing countries.

Award dates: 1st April 2020 – 30th September 2023

Award value: £2,037,196

AHRC Grant Reference: AH/T007931/1

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