Matthew A. Schnurr

Research linking environmental science and development studies

Agricultural Biotechnology In Africa

My core area of research examines debates over the potential for new agricultural biotechnologies to improve yields and livelihoods in Sub-Saharan Africa.

Digital Agriculture

A second project examines the impacts of digital agriculture on farmer decision-making and social relations.

Farmer Research Network

I have an ongoing collaboration with farmers in Uganda to create a farmer research network to facilitate information sharing.

Teaching With Technology

My fourth research area investigates the use of simulation-based education as an innovative pedagogical approach.

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Matthew A. Schnurr

I am an Associate Professor in the Department of International Development Studies at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. My research interests focus on the politics of agricultural development in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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