Commentary on Boundary Work and the Complexity of Natural Resources Management by Peter P. Mollinga, Published in March 2010 in Crop Science Journal, Vol. 50.

Introduction Showing the importance of inter-and transdisciplinary research in Natural Resources Management (NRM) systems, the paper by Peter P. Mollinga deliberates the complexity and possible solutions to improving NRM systems. Focusing on types of complexities, the 6-sectioned paper reinforces the importance of inter-and transdisciplinary research. The author comprehensively presents the “Boundary Work” framework as a …

Critical Thoughts on Sustainable Development Concept

The concept of sustainable development is globally endorsed and i would say it has some unquestionable type of "cult following". Positioned in conversations as the way to "save the world" from the looming destruction, reduce poverty, grow the economy; you find it everywhere in discourses, policies, political manifestos, scholarship applications, NGO agendas, funding terms, corporate …

A Lifetime Between Degrees

This Saturday morning as i look out my window towards the Humber River in Corner Brook, i am reminded of what it actually means to have a whole lifetime between my first and second degrees. I finished my bachelors in Agricultural Sciences 2007/2008 and in my mind then i was eager to move on to …

Mighty Dreaming at Memorial University of Newfoundland and Labrador

Let me begin by saying that dreams do come true and that every single dream we have, will have, no matter how grand is valid. I am now officially beginning my academic and research journey in the third continent. From Africa to Europe (Scandinavia) and now North America. A first of many firsts for my …

Thoughts on Toxic Feminism and Gate Keepers Per Excellence

The recent headlines on the lecturer at Obafemi Awolowo University (OAU), Ile-Ife, Nigeria who's sexual misconduct with a female student received mild recommendation got me thinking how the society continues to encourage "toxic" feminism. As i read the news, i keep asking myself, why would a man get such an easy pass for behaving badly? …