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Prof Michael Stocking, UEA

October 9th, 2018

With sadness, the British Soil Science Societyannounced the death of Michael Stocking, Prof Emeritus in the University ofEast Anglia School of International Development, on 21 May 2018 [as announcedby IUSS]. He completed his PhD at Oxford University in 1969 and, over almost 50years, developed an international profile and reputation as a researcher andadviser in tropical agricultural development, land resources, conservation ofbiodiversity and soil conservation. He was one of very few soil scientistsknown by anthropologists and political economy specialists. Read more …….Although he did not jointhe TAA, many members will remember Michael, especially for his pioneering workon soil erosion in Zimbabwe, contributions to soil fertility/ environmentalissues and advice to GEF.30/7/18

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