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    EH9 3JG Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

1993 …2019
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External positions

Associate Fellow, World Agroforestry Centre

1 Sep 1995 → …

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Projects 2017 2019

Research Output 1993 2019

24 Downloads (Pure)

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 paper

Open Access
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., 1 Jun 2019, CA4003EN ed. Rome, Italy: Food and Agriculture Organisation. 42 p.

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report

Open Access
food production
production technology
3 Citations (Scopus)
1 Downloads (Pure)

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., Oct 2019, In : New Phytologist. 224, 1, p. 37-54 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Orphaned Children
human nutrition
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 proceedingChapter

Open Access
farming systems
climate change
Food and Agriculture Organization
food crops
32 Downloads (Pure)

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 paper

Open Access
human nutrition
food crops
Sub-Saharan Africa