John Michael Ashley

John Michael Ashley

John Ashley graduated in botany from London University, and then applied that knowledge to the field of agriculture for his doctorate, working with the groundnut crop at Makerere University, Uganda. He also holds a degree in psychology from Cambridge, which has proven useful in understanding the various perspectives of stakeholder groups with whom he works, and facilitating a consensus. Dr Ashley has engaged in projects which have sought to help governments address current food insecurity, and/or increase resilience to future food insecurity. He has multi-sector program experience in agriculture and forestry, rural development, water, environment, health, education, nutrition and social transfers, roads and local government. He has worked in more than twenty vulnerable and/or conflict-prone countries for over 35 years, especially in Africa and Asia. He was with FAO for five years and then became an adviser to national governments in interventions funded by international organizations or donors . He has conducted research with grain legume and cereal improvement programs in Libya, Kenya, Uganda and Nepal, and taught agronomy, crop physiology, ecology and human nutrition at Makerere University.

Affiliations and Expertise

Senior International Consultant, Geopolicity Inc., Dubai, U.A.E

Book

Author: John Ashley Release Date: 05 Feb 2016
Print Book:
USD 67.96
USD 79.95
Author: John Ashley Release Date: 05 Feb 2016
eBook:
USD 67.96
USD 79.95