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Stephen Devereux

Stephen Devereux is a development economist working on food security, famine, rural livelihoods, social protection and poverty reduction issues. His research experience has been mainly in eastern and southern Africa.

He works at the Institute of Development Studies at the University of Sussex, UK, where he is Co-Director of the Centre for Social Protection. He holds the NRF–Newton Fund (SA-UK) Research Chair in Social Protection for Food Security, affiliated to the DSI–NRF Centre of Excellence in Food Security and the Institute for Social Development at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa.


  • –present
    Research Fellow, University of Sussex

Grants and Contracts

  • 2018
    Research Fellow, Institute of Development Studies
    Funding Source:
    National Research Foundation