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Krishnanunni is a recent graduate of the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Joint Master's Sustainable Tropical Forestry programme, with a specialization in forest and livelihoods. His research interests revolve around sustainable livelihoods, food security, and climate-smart agriculture. Momentarily, he's working as an editor at the Danish Development Research Network, an NGO that communicates researches addressing SDGs.
Traditionally consumed by certain communities in Africa’s shea-growing belt, shea caterpillars (Cirina butyrospermi, Vuillot 1911) have seen a growing market demand over the years. Although shea caterpillars are one of the most common insect species associated with shea parklands in Ghana, limited literature exists on these caterpillars’ market pro...
Tropical fruits form a potential source of micronutrients. However, a lot of these fruit species remain underutilized in developing countries. This study explores the potential of underutilized tropical fruits in Kalimantan, Indonesia, in meeting the micro-nutrient requirements of its populace. The study employs focus group discussions and a system...
It contains the abstract of my oral presentation that I made at the ELLS Scientific Students Conference 2020 in Vienna, Austria. My work was on the livelihood and market prospects of shea caterpillars, an edible pest species found associated with shea trees in the Sahel-Savannah belt of Africa.
The study reports the shortening of the seed germination time of Borassus flabellifer seeds in the nursery. We explored the fact that increased rhizosphere temperature at the initial stage of germination would enhance the palm seeds germination. So, mature seeds were treated in compost pit treatment along with control and recommended seed pretreatm...