Arjan is a Professor of Economics at the UEA’s School of International Development and a research coordinator of the Norwich Institute for Sustainable Development. The NISD was launched in February 2021 to harness the strengths of the seven research institutes that comprise the Norwich Research Park for sustainable development. The Tyndall Centre is a key partner in the NISD.
Arjan does research on smallholder farmers’ risk coping strategies in the face of climate change, in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. He has helped develop new insurance products that can assist these strategies in Uganda.
A list of Arjan’s publications can be found here.