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Agricultural knowledge from academy to farming communities: The role of higher education in enhancing food security in Syria

Abdullateef, S; Almashhour, E; Alabboud, A; Saleh, BM; Albayoush, A; Assaf, M; Adam-Bradford, A; (2020) Agricultural knowledge from academy to farming communities: The role of higher education in enhancing food security in Syria. Education and Conflict Review , 3 pp. 67-76. Green open access

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Abstract

The dynamics of the Syrian conflict present a complex set of challenges that led to considering more than 10.5 million people food insecure and in need of urgent agricultural and livelihood assistance. This article investigates the role of higher education (HE) in food security. It considers how universities, graduates, and appropriate curriculum and research engagement can address challenges and provide innovative solutions in Syria.

Type: Article
Title: Agricultural knowledge from academy to farming communities: The role of higher education in enhancing food security in Syria
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: https://www.ucl.ac.uk/ioe/departments-and-centres/...
Language: English
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Keywords: Agriculture, Syria, Food security, Higher education
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/10109121
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