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Dr Gregory Cooper

Organisation name

School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS)

Job title

Research Fellow in System Dynamics and Food Value Chains

Scientific Title

Postdoctoral research fellow

Website address


Europe, United Kingdom

Country of current residence

Europe, United Kingdom

Expertise and interests

Sectoral expertise

Agriculture and food systems, Climate change, Livelihoods and Resilience, remote sensing and GIS, Value chains

Disciplinary Expertise

climate change, Geography, Organizational & System Dynamics, Sustainability

Area of interest

Aquaculture/ fisheries, Agriculture, Food value chains, Food, Gender dynamics, Governance and policy, Resilience, Climate change, Sustainability


Members introduction

Having graduated with a PhD in Geography from the University of Southampton (2018), Greg is currently the lead researcher on the Market Intervention for Nutritional Improvement (MINI) project, funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMFG) and UK Department for International Development (DfID). Greg’s research to date has focused on the designing systems models to tackle sustainability challenges in environments ranging from agricultural systems to fisheries. 

Academic publications

Recent publications

Cooper, GS and Dearing, JA. 2019. ‘Modelling future safe and just operating spaces in regional social-ecological systems’, Science of the Total Environment, vol. 651, no. 2, pp. 2105-2117.

Recent Projects

Click the links below for details of this members recent projects

Market Intervention for Nutritional Improvement (MINI)


Member for
1 year 5 months