Dr Titilayo Adebola (Associate Director)
Titi’s research explores International Economic Law, in particular, the intersections of intellectual property rights and food/agriculture law. Employing critical interdisciplinary theoretical frameworks and methodologies, her research investigates the cultural, social, economic, philosophical and political complexities that shape laws at the local, national, regional and international levels. She is the Theme Coordinator for Intellectual Property Law. Titi serves as a Senior Advisor to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food. She is an Observer in the Ad-Hoc Technical Expert Group Meetings on Farmers Rights at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations. One of her on-going projects, funded by the Open African Innovation Research, is on the legal protection of farmer centred innovation. She is on the Editorial teams of Afronomicslaw.org and Flora IP.