This is a paper submitted and presented to The University Of Queensland in partial fulfillment for a MicroMasters in Leadership In Global Development.

a) Context Overview

In the Laotian village of Ban Lak Sip, a considerable amount of land degradation has occurred for a variety of reasons. The initial…


A comparison of two contrasting views on sustainable practice in global development.

A critical assessment of two analytical papers on our current ecological crisis (by DeClerck and McMichael) for the course ‘Critical Development Perspectives’, presented to The University Of Queensland in partial fulfillment for a Leadership in Global Development MicroMasters.

Global development is consistently being recalibrated toward more sustainable practices, propelled by…


Factory farming is the one complex issue on which we are not divided. It’s us against Big Ag. The mass animal agriculture industry finally needs to end, and everyone from farmers to consumers, animal activists, and climate activists agree.

[This essay is comprised of a complex problem analysis for the course Adaptive Leadership In Development. Presented to The University Of Queensland, in partial fulfillment for a MicroMasters in Leadership In Global Development.]

The issue of factory farming is deeply challenging, complex, and urgent. There are numerous markers of complexity…

Klara Tavakoli Goesche

PostGrad: Leadership in Global Development; Animal Rights, Veganism Advocacy, Climate, Sustainability

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