A Focus Issue on Energy Transformations in Africa

Those of you who know me, know that I care deeply about amplifying the voices of fellow young southern scholars. So as soon as I was invited to sit on the founding editorial board of my first academic journal, Environmental Research: Infrastructure and Sustainability from the powerhouse IOP Publishing, I set out to create a […]

Kenya’s MSc Sustainable Energy Transitions coming soon

Rapid and just transitions to clean energy systems across the globe are vital to both curbing impact and building resilience to climate change. Africa‚Äôs role in the global energy transition is undeniable, not only because of its significance as a primary supplier of the minerals and resources that drive new technology; not only because it […]

Strengthening Africa’s food systems means supporting small farmers

Warnings are increasing about Africa’s deepening food insecurity challenge, as the COVID pandemic has limited the supply of imported inputs (e.g. seed, fertilizer and pesticides) and extension services, while restricting farm labor movement and distribution channels and increasing demand volatility. All this has led institutions like the World Food Program to project that the number […]