Knowledge for a sustainable world

Professor G W Otim-Nape
Visiting Professor of Agricultural Innovation Systems

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Natural Resources Institute, Faculty of Engineering & Science

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International Women’s Day 2019: time for an ‘attitude overhaul’ in development work?

Is your organisation or project working towards gender equality? If so, how? What are the underlying objectives for doing so? Have ‘gender’, ‘women’ and ‘empowerment’ become buzzwords to include in project proposals in the hope that they’re more...

NRI PhD student, Jillian Joiner, wins Faculty 3MT with Egg-cellent Parenting

Now in its third year, the ‘Three Minute Thesis’ or 3MT competition, is once again challenging PhD students to explain their research creatively using language appropriate to a non-specialist audience, in just 180 seconds. It’s quite a feat,...

Zero hunger: Africa and Europe coordinate research and innovation for greater impact

‘End hunger, achieve food security and improved nutrition and promote sustainable agriculture’ reads Sustainable Development Goal number 2, succinctly abbreviated to ‘zero hunger’. A new initiative aims to address SDG2 through improving the...

Seeking sustainability in agricultural systems: NRI professor to give inaugural lecture

With a growing global population, the need to produce more food is ever present. For decades, unsustainable farming practices have produced myriad negative impacts on the environment. How can we increase agricultural productivity for an adequate...

Evaluating responsible business: NRI builds capacity of international organisations

Like with the current Spice Girls t-shirts, ‘irresponsible business’ hits the headlines when working conditions in factories making products for high-profile brands are revealed. Over the years, details have emerged of workers in developing...

Food, Agriculture and Nutrition

Better nutrition for a growing population is a major challenge of our time. However, to improve nutrition, more understanding is needed of patterns of consumption, dietary practices and food systems. By improving standards for collecting and...

Sustainable Agricultural Intensification

Increasing agricultural productivity is essential to feeding a fast-growing population and has the potential to lift rural families out of poverty. Sustainable Agricultural Intensification (SAI) provides the means to do this with limited available...
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