James Joughin works in International Development and specialises in agriculture and rural development in East Africa. His novel, In a Sorry State (Banange Press, 2015) is set in Uganda. Born and educated in Scotland, James has lived in Brighton for 10 years. He tweets when absolutely necessary at @JPJoughin
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