Improving food production, food security and nutrition of the people
Specialized in Sustainable Forest Management.
Research,Consultancy and Outreach areas
My research, consultancy and outreach emphasize on implementation of forest management operations with special consideration on community based forest management approaches that aims at the reduction of green house gases emissions as well as improvement of rural livelihoods of forest dependent rural communites.
I am also interested in:
Forest soils protection,
forest fire protection,
sustainable biomass energy production,
forest biodiversity conservation,
in situ and ex situ conservation of medicinal plants.
Professional/ Work Experience: Prior to joining the University of Malawi as a Lecuturer in Sustainable Forest Management, i worked as a Land Resources Conservation Officer with the Ministry Of Agriculture. That position eqiuped me with social research skills such as PRA skills. Having joined the University, my research skills were furthur enhanced when i was afforded an opportunity to be acquire further training skills in Operations Research, Reserch methods and Data analysis. I also hold a certificate in Monitoring and Evaluation. These proffessional qualifications and experience, have helped in putting me in perspective as reagrds achievement of my research interests presented above.
1. Research Fellow: FK Norway South – South Exchange Programme in Africa