The ethics of co-production and the role of consortia research in resilience-building

By Matt Kandel, University of Southampton On 26 September 2018 BRECcIA Researcher and Resilience Theme member, Matt Kandel, attended the workshop, ‘Ethics of co-production: the role of research in resilience-building’ at Kings College London (KCL). The KCL workshop, which was co-chaired by Emma Visman (KCL Senior Researcher/independent consultant) and Mark …

UK-Africa Food Security Symposium 2018

University of Southampton BRECcIA researchers, Genevieve Agaba and Matt Kandel, were sponsored by Biotek Foundation to attend the UK-Africa Food Security Symposium on 11-12th September 2018 at the University of Cambridge. Panel sessions included discussions around how regional and international research partnerships can be designed to help tackle food insecurity …

Transforming African Agriculture: Eyes In The Sky, Smart Techs On The Ground

UAS Capacity Building Workshop 11-18 July, 2018, Lusaka, Zambia Mathews Tsirizeni, LEAD, Malawi There is a consensus that smallholder farming needs to become more productive, more sustainable and more profitable. Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) – or drone-based systems – services can contribute towards these goals by bringing some of the …

ISNTD interview: Mawuli Dzodzomenyo (Ghana)

Following the inaugural BRECcIA Workshop, Dr. Mawuli Dzodzomenyo of the Ghana School of Public Health attended the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Conference organised by the International Society for Neglected Tropical Diseases in London. The society interviewed Mawuli and fellow Ghanaian Dr. George Wak [view here] about neglected tropical disease challenges …