Project Management and Affiliated Institutions

Project RoleCommittee MemberInstitution/Country
Project DirectorsRachel Bezner KerrCornell University (USA)
Esther LupafyaSoils, Food and Healthy Communities (Malawi)
Lead WP1Ingolf Steffan-DewenterUniversity of Würzburg (Germany)
Katja PovedaCornell University (USA)
Lead WP2Hanson Nyantakyi-FrimpongUniversity of Denver (USA)
Lead WP3Isaac LuginaahWestern University (Canada)
Laifolo DakishoniSoils, Food and Healthy Communities (Malawi)
Lead WP4Sekhar NagothuNorwegian Institute for Agricultural
and Environmental Research (Norway)
Chiye ChafuwaLilongwe University of Agricultural and Natural Resources (Malawi)
Farmer representativesMwapi MkandawireSoils, Food and Healthy Communities (Malawi)
Innocent MhoneSoils, Food and Healthy Communities (Malawi)
Data coordinatorsStephanie EnloeCornell University (USA)
David BandaSoils, Food and Healthy Communities (Malawi)
InstitutionRoles
Cornell UniversityProject management director and project co-lead for research coordination, communication, data management and reporting. Research design and collection of data on biodiversity, ecosystem services assessments, and land use scenario modelling (Objectives 1, 2 and 3).
University of DenverLead for research design and collection of data related to community social dynamics, macro social forces, and the use of agroecological practice use (Objective 2). Research design and collection of data on participatory scenario planning (Objective 3).
Western UniversityLead for research design and collection of data on participatory scenario planning, GIS and analysis of satellite imagery (Objective 3). Research design and collection of data related to community social dynamics, macro social forces, and the use of agroecological practice use (Objective 2).
University of WürzburgResearch design and collection of data related to biodiversity, ecosystem services assessments, and land use scenario modelling (Objective 1).
LUANARLocal lead on institutional and policy frameworks research and developing engaging with local policy makers (Objective 4). Research design and collection of data related to community social dynamics, macro social forces, and the use of agroeocological practice use (Objective 2).
NIBIOResearch design and data collection related to institutional and policy frameworks, and ecosystem services assessments.
SFHCProject co-lead for research coordination, communication, reporting, data management and implementation of project activities for all objectives.