Knowledge for a sustainable world

Research Group:
Food Systems

Examples of current projects

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

  • The APHLIS+ Project (2015-2020) 

European Union

  • Research on Food Fortification (2018-2022)
  • Value Chains Analysis for Development - VCA4D (2016 - 2022)

Department for International Development

  • Understanding Knowledge Systems and What Works to Promote Science Technology and Innovation in Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda (2018-2020)

Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research

  • Raising Incomes and Improving the Health and Safety at Small and Medium Cassava Processing Centres (CIP, 2017- 2022);
  • Uptake and evaluation of innovative insurance – embedded credit for promoting resilience and livelihoods for smallholder maize farmers in Kenya (IFPRI, 2018-2022).

World Food Programme

  • Preparation of Food safety and quality manual (2019-2020)

Agriculture and Horticulture Development Board (UK)

  • Improving the storability of UK apples (2016 – 2021)

Innovate UK

  • Coolberry – Innovations for in-field cooling of soft fruit (2019-2022)
  • Design and development of direct-coupled photovoltaic powered agro-processing machinery (Agritech Catalyst 2019-2021)

Examples of completed projects

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

European Union

IMMANA Competitive Research Grants

Rockefeller Foundation

  • Rockefeller Cassava Innovation Challenge: NRI Cassava Bag