In the Spotlight: Joshua Wesana

Dec 31 2021


Joshua Wesana is a senior fellow in Fish and Food Systems Nutritional Outcomes at the Natural Resource Institute, working under the CGIAR Research Program on Fish-Agri Food Systems (FISH) in the small-scale fisheries flagship program. He holds a doctorate in food science and nutrition from Ghent University in Belgium, where he focused on nutrition-sensitive approaches to food systems and adopted a stakeholder-based view of utilizing agri-food supply chains to nourish vulnerable people. Before his doctorate, Joshua pursued two master’s degrees in human nutrition and public health epidemiology focusing on biofortified foods, which contributed to the World Health Organization’s guidelines for using biofortification as a public health strategy.





Source: CGIAR | News