Food and Agriculture Experts

Research Officer, African Technology Policy Studies Network
Ernest Nti Acheampong is a research officer at African Technology Policy Studies Network (ATPS). He is responsible for undertaking research and coordinating two flagship programs notably the African Youth Forum for Science and Technology (AYFST) and the Social Innovation Program. Ernest holds a bachelor’s degree in Natural Resource Management from the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and...
Independent Journalist, Former Deputy Director, International Reporting Project at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies
Ms. Lief is a journalist and media educator. From 1998 to 2012 she was the deputy director of the International Reporting Project (IRP) at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies. She designed and directed programs and launched initiatives to engage reporters and editors in a wide range of issues, and to explore how technological change impacts international newsgathe...
Lea Shanley directs the Commons Lab within the Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP) of Woodrow Wilson Center. The Commons Lab seeks to advance research and independent policy analysis on emerging technologies that facilitate collaborative, science-based and citizen-driven decision-making, with an emphasis on their social, legal, and ethical implications. Follow us at the Comm...
Susan (Chan) Shifflett is a program associate at the Wilson Center’s China Environment Forum. Prior to joining the Wilson Center, Susan was a junior associate at The Asia Foundation. As a graduate student, she interned at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Global Food Security, writing research briefs on food and water security. From 2007-2010, she lived in Beijing where she serv...

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