The Conservation and Development Evaluation lab focuses on understanding the kinds of policies, interventions and social processes that lead to better outcomes for people and nature. Essentially, we are interested in understanding what works where, why and for whom. Our research is inherently interdisciplinary and seeks to answer critically important questions by combining a range of different approaches from the natural and social sciences, including economics, geographical information systems and political and environmental science. Our research focuses on lower- and middle-income countries and we currently work in three continents: Latin America, Africa and Asia.

Our research has been funded by: