Sustainability Science Program

Laura Pereira

Laura Pereira

Period at SSP: Fall 2012-Spring 2013
Appointment title at SSP: Giorgio Ruffolo Post-doctoral Fellow in Sustainability Science; Gundle South African Public Service Fellow
Research project title at SSP: Innovation for orphan crops: The cassava case
Faculty host at SSP: Calestous Juma and William Clark
Final SSP progress report on file: NA
Documents produced drawing on fellowship research: Documents
Most recent institutional appointment on file: University of Cape Town, Department of Environmental and Geographical Sciences
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Most recent CV on file: CV
This entry last updated on: July 14, 2014


Murthy, Sharmila, Laura Pereira, Alicia Harley, Daniel Shemie, Eunjee Lee, Patricia Guardabassi, Chao Zhang, and Scott Moore. 2013. The Role of Information and Communications Technology (ICT) in Helping Decision-Makers Meet Food, Energy and Water (FEW) Needs. Sustainability Science Program Working Paper No. 2013-02, November. Sustainability Science Program, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.

Pereira, Laura M. 2013. The future of the food system: Cases involving the private sector in South Africa. Sustainability 5(3): 1234-1255.

Rivera-Ferre, Marta G. , Laura Pereira, Timothy Karpouzoglou, Kimberly A. Nicholas, Sheila Onzere, Wilma Waterlander, Fawzi Mahomoodally, Anton Vrieling, Fola D. Babalola, Caroline C. Ummenhofer, Atul Dogra, Aline de Conti, Susanne Baldermann, Chijioke Evoh, Silke Bollmohr. 2013. A vision for transdisciplinarity in Future Earth: Perspectives from young researchers, Journal of Agriculture, Food Systems, and Community Development 3(4): 249–260.