LeMeheux estudia las causas del “subdesarrollo” e investiga científicamente las causas del desempleo juvenil, la pobreza, la exclusión, los conflictos, los enfoques integrados al desarrollo rural, la protección de los recursos, el analfabetismo, ya sea tribal o por prejuicios culturales, la mala gobernanza, la construcción de la paz, las cuestiones de género, el mantenimiento de la paz, los retos socio-económicos, especialmente el desarrollo de comunidades y la organización comunitaria a nivel local, nacional y global. También evalúa y asesora a varios sectores de las economías nacionales, especialmente los sectores sociales.Investiga los métodos de obtención de la producción sostenible de alimentos y seguridad alimentaria.

Dr. Melsome Nelson-Richards

Dr. Melsome Nelson-Richards, the CEO and founder of Lemeheux international development corporation- an S corporation, is an emeritus tenured associate professor of sociology at the state university of New York, college at Oswego.

He was awarded his Ph.d at the state university of Amsterdam in the Netherlands where he concentrated on sociology of development and development anthropology as well as development economics. He started his tertiary education in the United Kingdom, but completed it in the Netherlands; in the United Kingdom, he did his field research for his Masters degree in Scotland under the auspices of Edinburgh university in Scotland and the university of Leiden, also in the Netherlands. Dr. Nelson Richards has undertaken numerous field research projects, both policy oriented and academic, with the policy oriented assignments being largely for multilateral development organizations such as the United Nations and some of its specialized agencies, the world bank, and the African development bank;
Melsome has considerable field experience in Africa, the Caribbean and Europe. He is a member of numerous professional organization some of which are listed on the site.