Unlike any other region of the world, Sub-Sahara Africa is suffering from malnutrition and an increasing pressure on  land to produce as much food as possible. At the same time, agricultural products should be produced as sustainable as possible and without heavy use of pesticides, which have led to a sharp decline in insects. Agriculture has the potential to create trade-offs as well as synergies between SDGs, such as in the context of the action of securing food production (SDG2) and biodiversity protection (SDG15). In our research, we focus on these synergies and conflicts moderated by different agricultural practices and contextual factors such as climatic, ecological and socioeconomic variables.

Master and doctoral research on agriculture: