Areas of Expertise (6)
Adaptive Management of Biotic Stressors
Pre and Post Disaster Response
Liliane Binego is a researcher in Stabilisation Agriculture in the Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience at Coventry University where her research work involves responding and building resilient food productions systems in fragile environments such as forced displacement settings. And, focusing on food production as an enabler of bringing about stability and development of sustainable futures in communities that have been affected by and/or at risk of disasters. Informed by her disaster management expertise and experience, her work converges toward informing systemic changes in current approaches and strategies of humanitarian food assistance and development. Thus, pushing toward the shifting from conventional to a diversified and inclusive humanitarian food security response. One of her breakthrough was her work on farming for food security under conditions of forced displacement using the case of the Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda. Then, linking up with the adaptive management of living stressors in stabilisation agriculture programme , her PhD has covered the potential presented by invasive species such as Acrididae in supporting food security and livelihoods in affected communities. Liliane uses her research work in capacity building through leading and delivery of CU Stabilisation Agriculture teaching programme.
Media Mentions (3)
Academic entices people to try fried insects
BBC News online
Liliane Binego, a researcher at Coventry University’s Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, is investigating the potential of edible insects in the global fight against malnutrition and a quest to find alternative food sources.
Edible insects and food sustainability
Coventry University online
Liliane Binego, who has eaten wild edible insects since childhood, believes that the a diet of grasshoppers and locusts could be the answer. While she’s always found them delicious, she knows not everyone shares her view. But the facts are they provide an excellent source of protein and are already a delicacy in some tropical countries, where they are often also a lucrative source of income.
What are the benefits of eating a grasshopper?
Liliane Binego, a researcher at Coventry University’s Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience, has interviewed and observed more than 200 people in Niger and Uganda.
UK Professional Standards Framework for Teaching and learning in higher education (professional)
2017 Coventry University
Coventry University: BSc, Disaster Management 2014
Coventry University: MSc, Disaster Management 2015
Coventry University: PhD, Stabilisation Agriculture 2021
- Higher Education Academy : Associate Fellow
- Institute of Civil Protection and Emergency Management
Transforming Land, Transforming Lives: Greening Innovation and Urban Agriculture in the Context of Forced DisplacementLemon Tree Trust
There are more refugees in the world today than ever previously recorded. If the displaced were the population of one country, it would be the 24th largest in the world. In the face of this unprecedented challenge, the world is tasked with finding durable solutions that require common purpose. We need bold and inclusive leadership, deep understanding, and ambitious plans with decisive actions. Change calls for the innovation and nimbleness more typical of lean start-ups. It calls for an approach rooted in a network of talented professionals who believe grassroots movements can change the world.
Refugee Camp Food Production: The Case of Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda.Abstract from Humanitarian Innovation Conference: Facilitating Innovation
Refugee Camp Food Production: The Case of Nakivale Refugee Settlement in Uganda.