The field research under the AgriDiet project was completed in September 2015. The analysis is ongoing and the research findings will continue to be added to this site.

The AgriDiet site will also continue to provide updates on the latest research findings relating to agriculture and nutrition in Ethiopia and Tanzania via ELDIS

Meet the team

  • Nick Chisholm

    Dr Nick Chisholm is a Senior Lecturer in International Development in the Department of Food Business and Development at University College Cork, Ireland. He received his PhD, which addresses the poverty-environment nexus in Ethiopia, from University College Dublin. He has worked in development as a practitioner, advisor and academic for 30 years, with a particular […]

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  • Kathy Glavanis-Grantham

    Kathy Glavanis-Grantham trained as a critical social anthropologist at the University of Hull, England. She has undertaken research in the fields of development and globalisation, focusing on rural society in the Middle East and co-edited The Rural Middle East: peasant lives and modes of production (Zed Press,1989).  She has also carried out research on the intersection […]

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  • Jemal Hassen

    Dr. Jemal Yousuf Hassen is an Ethiopian national working for Haramaya University as an Assistant Professor and department head in the Department of Rural Development and Agricultural Extension, College of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences. He holds a BSc in Agricultural Extension (Honours) from Haramaya University in 1997, a Higher Diploma and MSc in Cooperative Organization […]

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  • Joyce Kinabo

    Joyce Kinabo is a Professor of Human Nutrition in the Department of Food Science and Technology at the Sokoine University of Agriculture in Morogoro, Tanzania. Joyce’s undergraduate degree is a BSc Agriculture with a major in Food Science and Technology from the University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania and MSc in Food Science from Leeds […]

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  • Jim Kinsella

    Dr. Jim Kinsella is a Senior Lecturer in Rural Development in the School of Agriculture & Food Science, University College Dublin, Ireland. His research and teaching interests include agricultural extension and knowledge systems, development policy and rural livelihoods analysis as well as communications in development. He is currently the Section Head for Agribusiness and Rural […]

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  • Edward Lahiff

    Edward Lahiff lectures in International Development at University College Cork (Dept Food Business and Development). He spent ten years in southern Africa working with rural NGOs and later as Senior Lecturer in Land and Agrarian Studies at the University of the Western Cape. In 2009-10 he served as Doctoral Programme Officer with the Trinity International […]

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  • Jessica Meeker

    Jessica is a Nutrition Convenor at the Institute of Development Studies in the UK. Following her MSc in Public Health Nutrition at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, Jessica worked in nutrition research at the Centre for International Health and Development, UCL, followed by Save the Children UK, conducting literature reviews to support […]

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  • Thadeus Mkamwa

    Thadeus F. Mkamwa is Lecturer, PhD Director, and Deputy Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs at St. Augustine University of Tanzania. He is a lecturer of Human Resource Management, Theory Building in the Social Sciences and Research Methods. He received his Ph.D. from Dublin City University Business School. His research interests include high performance work systems, […]

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  • Nora O’Brien

    Following her BSc (Food Science) from University College Cork in 1981, Nora O’Brien completed a Masters in Nutrition at the University of Minnesota, a PhD in Nutritional Biochemistry at Cornell University and was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Louvain.  She returned to a Lectureship in Nutrition in University College Cork in 1989.  She […]

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  • Deidre O’Connor

    Dr. Deirdre O’ Connor is Lecturer in Resource Economics in the School  of Biology and Environmental Science, University College Dublin.  Her research interests include agricultural and rural policy analysis, with particular reference to the impact of EU policy on rural communities; food policy – especially the issue of food poverty in Ireland and agri environmental […]

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