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    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

1993 …2019
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Associate Fellow, World Agroforestry Centre

1 Sep 1995 → …

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 1993 2019

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Breeders’ views on the production of new and orphan crops in Africa: a survey of constraints and opportunities

Dawson, ID., Barnes, AP., Jamnadass, R., Danquah, E., Mumm, R. H., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Hale, I., Mausch, K., Hendre, P., Powell, W. & Revoredo-Giha, C., May 2019, Working Paper No. 296 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 46 p.

Research output: Working paperResearch

Open Access
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crops
plant breeders
genetic improvement
healthy diet
crop production

Contributions of biodiversity to the sustainable intensification of food production: Thematic study for The State of the World's Biodiversity for Food and Agriculture

Dawson, ID., Attwood, S., Park, S. E., Jamnadass, R., Powell, W., Sunderland, T., Kindt, R., McMullin, S., Hoebe, PN., Baddeley, JA., Staver, C., Vadez, V., Carsan, S., Roshetko, J. M., Amri, A., Karamura, E., Karamura, D., Paulo, V. B., Hossain, M. E., Phillips, M. & 7 others, Kumar, A., Lilleso, J-P. B., Benzie, J., Sabastian, G. E., Ekesa, B., Ocimati, W. & Graudal, L., May 2019, CA4003EN ed. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organisation. 42 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned reportResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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food production
biodiversity
agriculture
production technology
pollinators
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The role of genetics in mainstreaming the production of new and orphan crops to diversify food systems and support human nutrition

Dawson, IK., Powell, W., Hendre, P., Bancic, JB., Hickey, JM., Kindt, R., Hoad, SP., Hale, I. & Jamnadass, R., 7 May 2019, In : New Phytologist.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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Orphaned Children
human nutrition
Food
crops
Gene Pool

Delivering Perennial New and Orphan Crops for Resilient and Nutritious Farming Systems

Dawson, I. K., McMullin, S., Kindt, R., Muchugi, A., Hendre, P., Lillesø, J-P. B. & Jamnadass, R., 27 Nov 2018, The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers. Rosenstock, T., Nowak, A. & Girvetz, E. (eds.). Springer International Publishing, p. 113-125 13 p. (The Climate-Smart Agriculture Papers).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Open Access
farming systems
crops
climate change
Food and Agriculture Organization
food crops
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Supporting human nutrition in Africa through the integration of new and orphan crops into food systems: Placing the work of the African Orphan Crops Consortium in context

Dawson, ID., Hendre, P., Powell, W., Sila, D., McMullin, S., Simons, T., Revoredo-Giha, C., Odeny, D. A., Barnes, AP., Graudal, L., Watson, CA., Hoad, SP., Burnett, FJ., Muchugi, A., Roshetko, J. M., Hale, I. L., Van Deynze, A., Mayes, S., Kindt, R., Prabhu, R. & 5 others, Cheng, S., Xu, X., Guarino, L., Shapiro, H. & Jamnadass, R., Feb 2018, Working Paper No. 276 ed., World Agroforestry United Nations, 42 p.

Research output: Working paperResearch

Open Access
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human nutrition
food crops
crops
Sub-Saharan Africa
hunger