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FAR-LeaF Fellow organising research seminar on the intersection of food security, water, energy, culture and social capital in Sub-Saharan Africa

Food security is a fundamental human right. Despite this, there are still over 800 million people around the world who need more food. Over one-third (278 million) of these people live in Africa. Food security is a complex topic to solve due to the linked nature of its various factors, all of which influence food security results. Household food insecurity is a significant barrier to sustainable development goals and must be addressed. For this reason, FAR-LeaF fellow Dr Dorothy Tembo is organising a research seminar on the intersection and diverse perspectives of food security, water, energy, culture and social capital in Sub-Saharan Africa.

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FAR-LeaF FELLOW A CCNY "OUTSTANDING SCHOLAR"

FAR-LeaF Fellow Dr David Ssekamatte was recently recognised as one of 10 outstanding scholars by Carnegie Corporation New York at the African Studies Association (ASA) annual conference 2022 held in Philadelphia in the United States.

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FAR-LeaF fellow published in three international journals | Dr Emmanuel Chukwuma

FAR-LeaF fellow Dr Emmanuel Chukwuma ended 2022 on a high note: Three studies were published in prominent international scientific research journals. Dr Chukwuma is a lecturer in the Agricultural and Bioresources Engineering Department of the Nnamdi Azikiwe University in Awka, Nigeria. Two of his published research works consider waste management. At the same time, one is centred on integrating GIS and an advanced decision model to tackle erosion, a significant environmental hazard in the South-east of Nigeria.

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FAR-LeaF Fellow awarded a place in the prestigious OWSD Programme

FAR-LeaF fellow Dr Anna Msigwa was selected to participate in the 2022 Organisation for Women in Science for the Developing World (OWSD) Early Career Fellowship programme.

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