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David Hulme

Professor, Development Studies
Global Development Institute

David Hulme is Executive Director of the Global Development Institute at the University of Manchester and has researched rural development, poverty reduction, microfinance, NGOs, environmental management, social protection and the political economy of global poverty for more than 30 years.

Biography

David Hulme is Professor of Development Studies at the University of Manchester where he is Executive Director of the Global Development Institute and CEO of the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre. He has worked on rural development, poverty and poverty reduction, microfinance, the role of NGOs in conflict/peace and development, environmental management, social protection and the political economy of global poverty for more than 30 years. His main focus has been on Bangladesh but he has worked extensively across South Asia, East Africa and the Pacific.  

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Political economy analysis (PEA)
    Rural development policy and planning
    Poverty reduction strategies
    Finance for the poor
    Sociology of development
    Role of community organisations and NGOs
    Evaluation of technical assistance
    Environmental management; public sector reform
    Country Experience:

    Bangladesh, Belize, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Mexico, Nepal, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

Websites

Books

Featured Title
 Featured Title - Global Poverty (Hulme) - 1st Edition book cover

News

Hulme part of £7.5m grant to ensure next generation dams promote sustainable development

By: David Hulme
Subjects: Environment and Sustainability

An international consortium of researchers including Professor David Hulme, led by The University of Manchester will spend four years working to improve the economic, social and environmental impact of dams, after it was awarded a £7.5 million grant by Research Councils UK, as part of the Global Challenges Research Fund.

David Hulme in Melbourne for new geographies of global inequalities and social justice

By: David Hulme

Professor Hulme was one of the speakers at a recent event addressing the new geographies of global inequalities and social justice in Melborne, Australia.