Sarah Redicker

Sarah Redicker

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Sarah Redicker is a PhD researcher in development policy and management at the Global Development Institute, University of Manchester. Her research seeks to understand the impacts of climate change on agricultural systems and the role of irrigation as a buffer for smallholder farmers to cope with rainfall variability. As a part of her PhD research, she conducted field work in Ghana and collected a panel household data from more than 600 households in 2019 and 2020. Sarah holds a Bachelor degree in Sustainable Tourism from the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences in Germany and two Masters’ degrees from the University of Passau in Germany. Her first Masters’ degree is in Geography with a focus on South-East Asian cultural studies and her second Masters’ degree is in Development Studies with focus on development economics. Sarah previously worked as student research assistant for the IndORGANIC research project and led one of the data collection teams for a RCT with 1200 farming household in Indonesia.

Units taught

GTA experience:

SS 2021

  • MGDI60552 Climate Change, Disasters and Responses

WS 2020/2021

  • MGDI60191 Behavioural Experiments, Quantitative Field Research and Development Policy
  • MGDI60711 Economic Development

SS 2020

  • ECON20022: Microeconomics 4

WS 2020/2021

  • MGDI60411 Development Fundamentals
  • MGDI60191 Behavioural Experiments, Quantitative Field Research and Development Policy

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 1 - No Poverty
  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action

Education/Academic qualification

Master of Arts, Development Studies, University of Passau

1 Oct 201630 Sep 2018

Award Date: 18 Sep 2018

Master of Arts, Geography: Culture, Environment and Tourism, University of Passau

1 Oct 201530 Sep 2018

Award Date: 18 Sep 2018

Bachelor of Arts, Sustainable Tourism, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences

1 Oct 201127 May 2015

Award Date: 27 May 2015

Areas of expertise

  • H Social Sciences (General)
  • Development Economics
  • Development studies
  • Environmental Economics
  • S Agriculture (General)
  • Agricultural economics
  • Irrigation development
  • Agricultural policies

Research Beacons, Institutes and Platforms

  • Global inequalities


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