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Queens Anniversary Prizes 2015

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Professor Andrew Westby

Deputy Pro Vice-Chancellor
Director of NRI and Professor of Food Technology
Natural Resources Institute


Post-harvest technologist with a specific interest in food security and income generation in developing counties with more than 20 years post-doctoral experience working mainly, though not exclusively, with root and tuber crops on a wide range of issues concerned with handling, processing, marketing, food quality and food safety. Commodity experience includes cassava, sweet potato, yam, horticultural crops, maize, sorghum and legumes. Field experience in many countries in sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America.

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Professor Andrew Westby

Natural Resources Institute

University of Greenwich

Central Avenue, Chatham Maritime, Kent ME4 4TB, United Kingdom.

Tel: +44 (0)1634 883478

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