Call for Applications: RLC Bonn Workshop on sustainable agriculture from Sept 24-29th, 2022

RLC Bonn organises a physical workshop in Bonn, Germany, on “Contextualizing smallholders’ livelihoods for food security and sustainable agriculture: bio-diverse agro-ecosystems, market changes and land tenure” from September 24th to 29th, 2022, with the financial support of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). Eligible to apply are all doctoral students …

RLC Bonn: Ahmed Abdalla published blog post on “Could the Ukrainian war spark another revolution in Egypt?”

The Russian war in Ukraine is showing serious consequences for global food security, as countries worldwide are particularly dependent on grain imports from both Ukraine and Russia. RLC Bonn Junior Researcher Ahmed Abadalla comments on the economic and political implications this may have for Egypt: “Could the Ukrainian war spark …

RLC Port Harcourt: Article published on Environmental Peacebuilding in Nigeria

Professor Fidelis Allen, coordinator at RLC Port Harcourt, has jointly published an article together with Dr. Zainab Mai-Bornu (University of Leicester), Professor Roy Maconachie (University of Bath) and Dr. Miho Taka (Coventry University) on ‘Green Futures for Environmental Peacebuilding in Nigeria: Challenges and opportunities for oil producing communities in the …

RLC Bangkok: Hans van Willenswaard gives a virtual talk on “the Future of Agriculture”

RLC Bangkok coordinator Hans van Willenswaard will be giving a virtual talk on “THE FUTURE OF AGRICULTURE. Co-creating Healthy Food Systems” on September 6th, 2021, 2 PM (Bhutan Time), 3 PM (Bangkok Time). In his talk, he will explore the question whether a circular economy can be achieved without sustainable …

RLC Bonn: PhD candidate Ahmed Abdalla presents virtual picture exhibition

RLC Bonn Junior Researcher Ahmed Abdalla currently works on his dissertation about the main social and environmental challenges that wheat producing smallholders face in the River Nile delta. In order to receive first-hand information from local smallholders, Ahmed recently conducted a field research in Egypt supported by the German Academic …

RLC Bonn: PhD candidate Irene Ojuok and Laureate Tony Rinaudo give talks in FMNR webinar

Together with Right Livelihood Award Laureate Tony Rinaudo, RLC Bonn researcher Irene Ojuok will present her work on Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration (FMNR) in Kenya in a webinar hosted by WorldVision and GIZ on September 2, 2021. For more information on Irenes Ojuok’s work, please check out her chapter on …

RLC Bonn: PhD candidate Irene Ojuok presents on online conference

RLC Bonn researcher Irene Ojuok has been participating in the online Kenya National Landscape Restoration Conference, which was organized by the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), World Vision Kenya, and the Government of Kenya, from July 9-16, 2021. On July 14th, she gave a talk on “The role of faith communities …