Judith Henze holds a BA in International Development and Global Politics from Nottingham Trent University and a MSc in Environment and Sustainable Development from UCL, London. Her research focus includes aquaponics, urban agriculture, vertical farming and ICTs for agriculture. She is currently exploring how AI technologies can be employed to support farmers to monitor their soil, control pests, and yield healthier crops as well as manage entire food supply chains and interconnect complex food systems. During her research, she founded M-Samaki, an sms and mobile phone app-based ICT solution to support fish farmer in Kenya. She is the editor of the HORTINLEA Handbook “The Production and Marketing of African Indigenous Leafy Vegetables” (2019).