Dr Nick Westcott from the Royal African Society on the Tanganyika Groundnut Scheme
In this podcast we talk to Dr Nick Westcott, Director of the Royal African Society and Research Associate at the School of Oriental and African Studies. Dr Westcott is a former British High Commissioner to Ghana and Ambassador to Cote d'Ivoire, Burkina Faso, Togo and Niger. More recently he has worked as the EU Managing Director for the Middle East and North Africa, and has just published a new book called ‘Imperialism and Development - The East African Groundnut Scheme and its Legacy’ available from all good book shops.
28 October 2019
International broadcaster Zeinab Badawi and Nick Westcott of the Royal African Society explore how we need to look in unexpected places to discover Africa's contemporary reality.
A podcast with Thames Valley Police on national patterns and trends in bike crime
Organic matter in tropical peat decomposes very slowly due to waterlogged conditions, and as a result it stores carbon dioxide
These steaming swamps share similar characteristics to UK bogs but are densely forested
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