Announcing Mukelabai Ndiyoi as a 2022 Jarislowsky Fellow

Friday, November 12, 2021

We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Mukelabai Ndiyoi as a Jarislowsky Fellow for the Winter 2022 Global Engagement Seminar addressing the theme Water in the World: Knowledge, Ethics and Practice.

headshot Mukelabai Ndiyoi
Mukelabai Ndiyoi is a graduate in agronomy with a minor in farming systems research and Rural Development from the University of Florida. He worked in the Adaptive Research Planning Team which was part of an East and Southern African network promoting research to improve smallholder productivity. He is a founding member of the Farming Systems Association of Zambia and a former President of the regional South African Association of Farming Systems Research and Extension.

Mr. Ndiyoi has experience working with national governments, research trusts, NGOs, development projects, and UN agencies. His work in Zambia and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) region has included management of agricultural research programs at provincial and national levels. He was an international expert in charge of strengthening Farming Systems Research in Mozambican Research Institutes and responsible for the Agricultural Services component in the Niassa Agricultural Development Programme in Mozambique. His work has taken him to several countries in Southern Africa where he has advised national departments of agriculture.

We are very much looking forward to having Mukelabai Ndiyoi join us as a Jarislowsky Fellow this Winter term.