Agricultural Sciences

Interested Scholars

The following scholars are interested in this topic:

I am the Associate Director at ‘Doers’- a humanitarian organization working towards resilience and sustainability in the Himalayan region of India. I have 16 years of field-based experience in interrelated domains of disaster risk reduction, humanitarian response and climate change adaptation in India. I have contributed to the Hazard, Vulnerability & Risk Analysis (HVRA) of Himachal Pradesh state as well as Shimla city. Currently, I am leading an ambitious project to build ‘Data Ecosystem for Effective Planning and Response during Emergencies & Disasters (DEEPRED)’ at Doers. My research interests include the utilization of data for effective risk communication and building better decision support systems for disaster risk management.

Joshua is a Decision Analyst with diverse experience in research and development. He has worked with Topimage Limited, a below the line advertising agency, as a Trade Development Representative and he currently works with the International Center for Research in Agroforestry (ICRAF) as a Research Fellow. He has supported decisions for different organisations including the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) in its program on Biodiversity Management. He holds a bachelors degree in Microbiology from Kenyatta University and he is currently pursuing a masters degree in Management Information System (MIS) at the same university. His current work focuses on scientific advice and foresight in complex systems, where he strives to learn from interventions targeting livelihoods and soil conservation.