Julia Davies

Ph.D. Candidate

Julia Davies is a PhD student in the School of Geography and Development (SGD) and is working on complex issues at the intersection of urban food security, poverty and climate change in sub-Saharan Africa. She has a BSc (Honours) in Environmental and Geographical Science and an MSc in Climate Change and Sustainable Development from the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. Prior to starting her PhD, Julia was a Senior Research Assistant on the Adaptation at Scale in Semi-Arid Regions (ASSAR) project and was based at UCT's African Climate and Development Initiative, where she contributed to research on climate change adaptation and development challenges in Namibia and Botswana.