Knowledge for a sustainable world

Barry Pound
Visiting Fellow in Livelihoods and Rural Innovation

Visiting Fellows

Natural Resources Institute, Faculty of Engineering & Science

Depleted by dept: exploring climate resilience, credit, and malnutrition through a gen-dered lens in Cambodia

Several tools have been proposed to facilitate the adaptation processes necessary for achieving climate resilience in response to new climate and environmental challenges [1]Some of these are embedded in financial inclusion products like...

Agronomist turned food safety expert making a key staple safe for all

Jacinta Nyaika is a third year PhD student in the Food and Markets Department at NRI. She took five minutes out her day to talk to us about her research on an important food security crop, life at NRI and her future plans. 

FaNSI 2024: Charting the way forward for food and nutrition security

NRI successfully hosted the International Conference on Food and Nutrition Security in Africa from 20-21 February 2024 at the University of Greenwich campus in London. Organised as part of NRI’s Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (FaNSI), the...

How to tackle deforestation in global supply chains

Tropical forests are vanishing as they are converted to agricultural land to meet the demands of distant markets. The global trade of tropical commodities has raised concerns about deforestation, prompting high-income countries to explore...

NRI contributes to major study of status of African biodiversity

NRI’s Professor of Ecology Steve Belmain is co-author of an influential paper recently published in the Nature journal, Scientific Data. The bii4africa dataset of faunal and floral population intactness estimates across Africa’s major land uses...

Empowering her, empowering health: Why women hold the key to food safety

Women play a pivotal role in the intricate web of food systems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). Mothers, daughters, community leaders – these are the often undervalued individuals holding the reins on critical food-linked decisions and...

Gender and social difference opinion series 2024 – research, practice and experience

March is a significant month in the calendar year, with International Women’s Day (IWD) on 8 March and the meeting of the Commission on the Status of Women (6-17 March), where member states of the United Nations work to progress the agenda on...

NRI International Conference on Food and Nutrition Security in Africa, 2024

This week, the Natural Resources Institute (NRI) will be holding an international conference on food and nutrition security, as part of its Food and Nutrition Security Initiative (FaNSI). The two-day conference, 20-21 February 2024, will take...

Future Leaders Fellowship Award – Dr Fiorella Picchioni

Seventy-five of the most promising research leaders, recently recognised by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI), will benefit from a £101...
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