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Managing Director of Consultancy, African Creative Connections which sets out to facilitate and enhance African partnerships between South African insitutions, companies and organizations with their counterparts in other African countries.
Advisory Board Member, Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project; Former Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Globalization Project/Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program, 2007–2008
Robert Paarlberg's principal research interests are international agricultural and environmental policy. His book, Starved for Science: How Biotechnology Is Being Kept Out of Africa explains why poor African farmers are denied access to productive technologies.
Since 2005 Dr. Smets serves as Biosafety and Regulatory Specialist at Perseus bvba. Dr. Smets obtained her PhD in agronomy at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. She has been working in plant biotech research at Advanta Seeds B.V. for 15 years.
Project Coordinator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa
Katherine Gordon graduated from Boston College with a B.A. in History and International Relations. She is currently pursuing a master's degree in Global Development Policy from Boston University.
Former Project Coordinator, Agricultural Innovation in Africa Project; Faculty Assistant to Calestous Juma
Former Research Fellow, Science, Technology, and Public Policy Program/Agricultural Innovation in Africa, 2014–2015
Current Affiliation: Ph.D candidate, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway