IITA scientist joins advisory panel of Norwich Institute for Sustainable Development
IITA’s Director for Eastern Africa Hub and leader for Biotechnology research, Leena Tripathi, has been selected to be part of the External Advisory Panel of the newly launched Norwich Institute for Sustainable Development (NISD), UK.
NISD is a world-leading institute that fosters sustainable development through transdisciplinary research and innovation. It is a partnership of leading research institutes working towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals. NISD’s mission is to create synergies across the natural and social sciences for excellent research and the global public good. And in this way, transform research and practice to enable equitable, food secure, and sustainable futures.
Commenting on Tripathi’s nomination, Professor Nitya Rao, Director of the Institute, said they were looking forward to her advice and expertise to support growth and research development plans at NSID.
Tripathi will also speak at the Thought Leader Seminar Series organized by the Institute on 28 April.