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Linley Chiwona-Karltun is Associate Professor in Rural Development at the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences and a Fellow of the Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry. Linley holds a PhD International Health from Karolinska Institutet, Sweden, MSc. Human Nutrition - Uppsala University, Sweden and BSc. Food Nutrition and Institutional Management - East Carolina University USA. Linley conducts training, education and research on issues pertaining to food systems and nutrition in low and middle income countries using interdisciplinary approaches. Linley has published original research, reviews, popular science on food security and food safety, gender, African food systems and rural entrepreneurship . Her interest in the Academy is to be a mentor and role model .
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Gender, empowerment and equity
Nutrition and dietetics (including emergency nutrition)
Smallholder farming and livelihoods