Ademola Adenle

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Visiting Fellow, Nigeria

Ademola Adenle holds degrees in natural science, BSc, University of Lagos, MSc Biotechnology, University of Sussex, UK and a PhD in applied toxicology with focus on environment and health, from the University of Nottingham, UK and a Master of Public Policy from University of Oxford, UK. His work on sustainable development is located at the interface of natural and social sciences. Ade specializes in science and technology policy in addressing sustainable development challenges and uses his background in applied science to study social aspects of science and technology in sustainable agriculture, biodiversity conservation, renewable energy, environment management, climate change mitigation/adaptation, and health innovation in developing countries. Ade was a Research Fellow and Principal Investigator at the United Nations University Headquarters, Japan and also carried out research at the University of Oxford. His publications straddle scientific assessment and stakeholder engagement on overriding sustainable development challenges in developing countries including countries in Africa. While a Visiting Fellow, Ade was the lead editor of new book, Risk Analysis and Governance of GMOs in Developing Countries, published by the Cambridge University Press, 2017.