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Research Activities: Researching adaptive traits present in selected target varieties and species conserved in genebanks and on farm, to different biotic and abiotic stresses.
Documenting local knowledge on uses and adaptive traits of target crops and species and informal seed systems, and existing seed distribution mechanisms and their interaction. Determining the relationships between agrobiodiversity and the socio-economic context to reduce food and nutrition insecurity.
Fields of Expertise: Climate change, Conservation, Ecosystem function, Farming systems, Plant Genetic Resources, Sociology