Bunda Grant Scheme Mentees Chosen

We are excited to announce this years recipients of the Bunda Grant Scheme mentorship program wherein IFPRI researchers support promising young master’s students at Bunda College (LUANAR) to refine and publish their research. The recipients and their research topics are as follows:

  • Cuthbert Chirwa -- The Impact of farm income diversification on household welfare and poverty: evidence from eleven districts in Malawi
  • Derrick Kapolo -- Determinants of adoption, productivity, and yield benefits of the system of rice intensification in Zomba district
  • Ivan Yohane -- Influence of rural public infrastructure on productivity and household income: case study of rural electrification and water supply along Zomba-Phalombe-Mulanje Corridor
  • Marynia Mazunda -- Consumer choice for dry common beans in Lilongwe

To see MaSSP Working Papers written by previous BGS recipients, click here.