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Paul Smith

Agriculture & Rural Development Network Focus – October 2013

Introduced by Paul Smith As many of you may already know I’m an Associate Academic Director at the Centre for Development, Environment and Policy at the School of Oriental and African Studies, part of the University of London, and a specialist in distance learning. I have been involved with the CSC for several years as […]

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Josey Kamanda conducting fieldwork research

Governance challenges in agricultural innovation systems

Josey Kamanda (2007 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from India, MSc Technology Management, University of Surrey) is now studying for his PhD,  looking at agricultural research policy implications. He is a recipient of the ‘Excellence Scholarship’ for PhD students participating in the Food Security Centre’s PhD Programme ‘Global Food Security’ at the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, […]

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Cassava: Adding Value for Africa – the next phase

Cassava: Adding Value for Africa – the next phase

Dr Kolawole Adebayo (2001 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from Nigeria, PhD in Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria and University of Reading) is a Reader in Agriculture at the Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta. He has worked as Project Manager, Cassava: Adding Value for Africa (C:AVA), and he was formerly based at […]

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Ida Paul inspecting a wheat field crop

Agricultural crop research in South Africa

Dr Ida Paul (2003 Commonwealth Split-site Scholar from South Africa, PhD Environmental Management, University of Pretoria and Durham University) works in agricultural research, looking to improve disease resistance in important staple crops in the region. Ida   is currently Head of Crop Protection and Field Crop Research and Development at ExperiCo Agri-Research Solutions in South Africa, […]

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Leonard Mizzi

Improving food security through international co-operation

Leonard Mizzi (1992 Commonwealth Scholar from Malta, PhD in Agricultural Economics, University of Reading) is currently the Head of Unit in DG Agriculture and Rural Development at the European Commission, Brussels. He is specifically in charge of the unit dealing with relations with African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries, the UN, including FAO, and the G8/G20 groups. Leonard’s […]

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Wilson Asmoah

Improving the food supply chain

Wilson Asamoah (2011 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Ghana, MSc Food Chain Systems, Cranfield University) has found that his scholarship is enabling him to introduce technical innovation in food supply management systems. Following his return to Ghana after his Master’s course, Wilson took on the role of Quality Assurance Manager at UII, a company contracted by […]

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