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Expert on Food and Water Securityszabbo11111@hotmail.com
Sylvia Szabo is a Doctoral Researcher in the Division of Social Statistics and Demography at the University of Southampton. Sylvia’s research encompasses issues related to population dynamics, urbanization, food security, water access, and the provision of development aid. Before returning to academia, Sylvia was an employee of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria, a Geneva-based international financing institution. Sylvia holds two master degrees from the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and an undergraduate degree from the Sorbonne University. She was a participant of the 2nd round of the EU-China Mangers Exchange and Training Programme and a Visiting Scholar at the Dubai School of Government.
Recent writings and presentations:
Szabo, S. (2013-scheduled) Does Human Capital Impact the Right to access to Safe Drinking Water? Disentangling the Role of Urbanization. International Conference of the Scientific Union for Population Studies, Busan.
Szabo, S. (2013) Is it time to re-conceptualize global food insecurity? LSE Africa Blog (re-printed in Global Policy), Available at: http://blogs.lse.ac.uk/africaatlse/2013/04/17/is-it-time-to-reconceptualise-global-food-insecurity/ [last accessed 31/05/2013]
Szabo, S. (2013) Human Capital and Water: Assessing the Direct Relationship and the Impact of Urbanization. Multidisciplinary Research Week, University of Southampton.
Szabo, S. (2012) How does Human Development Affect the Association between Urbanization and Food Security? A Post-Malthusian Perspective. Annual Conference of the British Society for Population Studies, University of Nottingham.
Szabo, S. (2012) Urbanization and Food Security: Reorienting Malthusian Risks in Contemporary Societies, University of Loughborough.
Szabo, S. (2011) The Water Challenge in the UAE, Dubai School of Government (in English and Arabic).
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