Samuel Owuor is an urban geographer and Associate Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies in the Department of Earth and Climate Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya. He holds a PhD in Human Geography from University of Amsterdam. He has, over the years, gained experience in scientific research and publication, teaching and supervision of graduate students. His research interests are in the fields of urban development and governance, urban poverty and livelihoods, urban food and nutrition security, and urban-rural linkages. He has been involved in the design and implementation of a number of funded collaborative and multi-disciplinary research projects. In particular, he has participated in Hungry Cities Partnership Project on informality, inclusive growth and food security in cities of the global south; Nourishing Spaces Project on urban food systems governance for non-communicable diseases prevention; and AgriFoSe2030 Project on urban food systems governance in Kenya.