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University of Ottawa

Ottawa, Canada
Joined May 2017

School of International Development and Globalization. Canada’s largest academic unit specializing in international development A mission to engage both theory and practice Offers courses abroad

Presence in: Canada
Focus: Land & Natural Resources

Mission:

  • Offer high-quality multidisciplinary programs in English and in French in the field of international development and globalization.
  • Offer programs of study that attributes significant importance to practical experience and field work for its students.
  • Promote basic and applied research of international scope in the fields of international development and globalization.
  • Support public, private and civil partnerships by offering pertinent expertise in analysing the major problems within international development and explore practical and sustainable solutions.
  • Enhance the interrelations between various disciplines and different social players in the study of the questions and issues within international development and globalization.
  • Develop continuing education programs for professionals in the fields of international development and globalization.
  • Participate in public debates and in the development of policies with respect to international development and globalization.
  • Solidify links between the University and stakeholders within Canadian society, as well as international scientific communities and social players on the international scene in the field of international development and globalization.

People Associated With This Organization

Carly Jacuk

Canada  
University of Ottawa (Unverified)
Joined August 2017
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Gender-based violence, Governance, Health, Housing & Sanitation, Women's Rights
Canadian law student passionate about social justice

Chris Huggins

Canada  
University of Ottawa
Joined May 2017
Interests: Community / Customary Land Rights, Governance, Land & Natural Resources, Women's Rights
I am an Assistant Professor at the School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa, and a Non-Resident Research Fellow at the African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS). My research focuses on agricultural development, land governance, and natural resource management in Africa.

I am looking to stay updated on struggles for land rights in Africa, particularly the Great Lakes Region.

Gaëlle Groux

Canada  
University of Ottawa
Joined July 2018
Interests: Economic Empowerment, Health
MA/JD Candidate at the University of Ottawa and Carleton University,
Chris Huggins is the network champion (main point of contact) for University of Ottawa.

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