Learning alliances, COVID-19 and climate resilience: Tanzanian fellow builds lifelong policy and research skills

Since primary school, Agatha Kiama has been fond of the environment. Though some childhood passions fade over time, Kiama’s love for nature was a launch point for her career tackling climate change, sustainability and food systems in Tanzania. “My passion is about opening people’s eyes to the impact we have on the environment,” she says. …

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Webinar recap | Africa’s future food & nutrition security: Impacts under different climate, trade and policy scenarios

Ensuring people in Africa have the right amounts and the right kinds of food to support healthy lifestyles is increasingly challenging. Climatic and population pressures will only exacerbate these challenges. But with proactive policies to support appropriate agricultural production and international food trade, future food and nutritional security should be attainable without compromising other sustainability …

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Feeding into Zambia’s agri-food future: Chatham House fellowship influences national policy development

By Lauren Phillips, University of Leeds Though maize is a staple of the Zambian diet, it also contributes to the country’s high malnutrition rates, among the highest in the world. Aside from health consequences, reliance on maize also makes the country more susceptible to climate change. A combination of strong droughts and flash flooding wiped …

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