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Academia #7: Developing a Global Agricultural Policy

I wrote this article during my postdoc research at Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech in Belgium. It tells people why a global policy should be developed to ensure food security and why this policy will never become reality.

The full article is available on Academia.edu HERE. Enjoy your reading!

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#SocialMedia for Higher Education: universities that innovate

Yesterday, I wrote an article about the advantages that researchers might have if they use social media and if my proposal for a Master programme in Digital Agricultural Communications at Gembloux Agro-Bio Tech, University of Liege would be taken into consideration. Continue reading “#SocialMedia for Higher Education: universities that innovate”

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How to find inspiration in your work?

I often find myself in front of a white screen, looking once in a while at my keyboard, at my monitor, with a bunch of data by my side. I have a lot of ideas circling around in my mind, but I don`t seem, in those moments, to be able to put them done on “paper” (or in my case in a Word document). Continue reading “How to find inspiration in your work?”

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How #SocialMedia should be used in higher education for #FoodSecurity?

Ever since I attended the GCARD 2 and have been a part of the Social Reporting team deployed there by YPARD and the CGIAR, I have been wondering how can Social Media be best used to create the premises for global food security.

As a researcher on global food security policies and a social media geek, I realized that if you want to reach a big impact in either fields you have to first educate, then disseminate the knowledge you gained in order to increase its impact. Continue reading “How #SocialMedia should be used in higher education for #FoodSecurity?”

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Food Politics & Policies in a time of Food Uncertainty

On April 27th I had the pleasure of attending the 2nd Annual Oxford Global Food Security Conference. Organized by the Oxford Global Food Security Forum, which is a student-led group interested in bringing together research on food security from across all disciplines and sponsored by the Oxford Martin Program on the Future of Food and St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, the conference brought together a small, dedicated group of researchers  that lit up the room. Continue reading “Food Politics & Policies in a time of Food Uncertainty”