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Vera Florida Mkenda

Vera Florida Mkenda
Name
Dr Vera Florida Mkenda
Title
Research Fellow - TIBA (Tackling Infections to Benefit Africa)
Department
Science Technology and Innovation Studies School of Social and Political Science University of Edinburgh
Address
2.81 Old Surgeons' Hall High School Yards Edinburgh UK EH1 1LZ
Email
Research Interests
Livestock development, Rural Development, Food Security, Innovation, Science and technology for development, innovation systems, International Development, Smallholder farming, Sub-Saharan Africa, Antimicrobial resistance, Public health, One Health, Health systems governance, Global Health, Regulation of food business
URL
http://www.sps.ed.ac.uk/staff/science_technology_and_innovation_studies/vera_florida_mkenda

Guidance and Feedback Hours

  • Monday to Friday between 11:00 and 4:00pm

Research

Research Interests

Livestock development, Rural Development, Food Security, Innovation, Science and technology for development, innovation systems, International Development, Smallholder farming, Sub-Saharan Africa, Antimicrobial resistance, Public health, One Health, Health systems governance, Global Health, Regulation of food business

Teaching

Guidance and Feedback Hours

Monday to Friday between 11:00 and 4:00pm

PhD Supervision

PhD Topics

Any research related to Africa or developing economies, especially on: Agricultural innovation; Technology development and transfer; Food policy; food systems; Knowledge brokerage; innovation and developing economies; livestock development; inclusive innovation; innovation and the market (in African perspectives); innovation and technology policy.

Find out more about the programmes that I am involved with:

PhD In African Studies; PhD in Science and Technology Studies; PhD in International Development; MSc (R) African Studies; MSc (R) Science and Technology Studies