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Commonwealth Shared Scholar flocks to New Zealand to continue lamb research

Commonwealth Shared Scholar flocks to New Zealand to continue lamb research

Antoinette Simpah Danso is a 2011 Commonwealth Shared Scholar from Ghana. She studied MSc Meat Science and Technology at the University of Bristol. Antoinette’s MSc project was on the effect of various slaughter methods on the quality of lamb meat. She explains: ‘While slaughter methods have become more humane in the developed world due in […]

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Dr Ruby Asmah

Award enables Commonwealth Scholar to increase sustainable aquaculture production

Dr Ruby Asmah is a 2004 Commonwealth Scholar from Ghana, who studied for a PhD in Aquaculture. Ruby was awarded the Leverhulme Royal Society Africa Award for her project ‘Planning for Improved and Sustainable Cage Aquaculture in Lake Volta, Ghana’. The three-year project was initiated in 2012 in tandem with the University of Stirling Institute […]

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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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