The Extractive Industries and Society, Volume 5, Issue 1, January 2018, Pages 81-90

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Nominated for the July/August 2018 Elsevier Atlas Award, this article examines Fairtrade in artisanal and small-scale gold mining. Contributing to goal 8 (decent work and economic development), goal 10 (reduced inequalities) and goal 12 (sustainable consumption and production) the article looks at the benefits of Fairtrade for these miners and how these benefits will be further distributed.

Science of The Total Environment, volume 648, 15 January 2019, Pages 669-680.

This Elsevier Atlas Award winning article explores the use of fertilisers within Africa to improve food security. It suggests critical future research directions to advance progress towards SDG 2 (zero hunger). Research and development of local and affordable fertilizers could enhance Africa's agricultural production significantly, increasing food self-sufficiency and nutrition security.

Neuron, Volume 101, Issue 1, 2019, Pages 15-19, ISSN 0896-6273,

This journal Review article addresses SDG 3 and SDG 10 by discussing neurodevelopmental disorders, but with a focus on underrepresented populations whose medical needs are as yet poorly met.
Contributing to SDGs 5, 9 and 16, this articles focuses on the need for innovation and development of training protocols for gathering testimonial and forensic evidence in SGBV cases, particularly in low resource environments, such as developing countries, displaced communities, and conflict and post-conflict societies.

Forensic Science International: Synergy, Volume 1, 2019, Pages 185-203

Linked to SDGs 3, 5, 9 and 16, this article discusses how Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Kenya is highly complex requiring a multi-sectoral approach for comprehensive management.

Journal of Cleaner Production, Volume 195, 10 September 2018, Pages 1047-1056.

This article advances goals 7 and 9 by outlining how energy can be generated from cashew industrial waste to achieve cleaner energy production in Burkina Faso. Nominated in September 2018 for the Elsevier Atlas Award.

A Comprehensive Guide to Solar Energy Systems With Special Focus on Photovoltaic Systems, 2018, Pages 81-107.

This chapter advances goals 9 and 7 by discussing sustainable solar energy generation and storage for rural sub-Saharan Africa in the context of the ‘circular economy’.
There is overwhelming evidence that the national food system in South Africa is in crisis. This chapter contributes to goals 2 and 10 by outlining some of the key interventions that are attempting to increase food equity and sustainability.
The efficiency and power output of a PV module decreases at the peak of sunlight due to energy loss as heat and this reduces the module power output. To combat this, the authors propose a multi-concept cooling technique and evidence the increased productivity, furthering SDG 7.
Using a case study in Mozambique this article examines how other effective area-based conservation measures (OECMs) can contribute to achieving Goal 14 (Life below water), particularly target 5.