Category: Frances Manning
Frances Manning is a sustainable agriculture consultant in the climate and sustainability team at ADAS. Frances joined ADAS in 2020 and is interested in food security, climate change mitigation and sustainable development, both in the UK and at a global scale. Before joining ADAS, Frances completed her PhD with the University of Aberdeen, investigating the carbon dynamics in oil palm agro-ecosystems. Frances spent two years living in Sarawak, Malaysia, to collect her PhD data.
Oil palm cultivation provides us with a vital commodity that is used around the globe in products from foodstuffs to cosmetics, but it is also one that presents a number of sustainability and environmental challenges.