Dr Kamalesh Adhikari

Dr Kamalesh Adhikari is a Research Fellow with the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre for Uniquely Australian Foods and a Member of the ARC Laureate Project ‘Harnessing the Potential of Intellectual Property to Build Food Security’ at the TC Beirne School of Law, The University of Queensland. His current research focusses on socio-legal issues and concerns associated with the collection, use and circulation of native and indigenous plants, including traditional knowledge. He is also a research partner in the Research Council of Norway and the Fridtjof Nansen Institute’s Suitable Seeds Project which explores the role that intellectual property has played in shaping the history and practices of gene and seed banks.