• CREST , an associated partner in an Indo-European mobility programme initiated by Swedish South Asian Studies Network (SASNET) has accepted two interns from Lund University , Sweden , as a part of fieldwork for their graduate thesis. Ms. Emelie Rohne and Ms. Lizzie Sagrelius, undergoing Bachelor of Science Programme in Development Studies (BIDS) at Lund University, will be attached to CREST from January – March 2012. While interning with CREST Lizzie Sagrelius will work on a project entitled ”Access and benefits sharing” and Emelie Rohne will study about the role of farmers in the Kerala model development