First iAGRI Scholar Completes PhD

First iAGRI Scholar Completes PhD

Dr. Boniface Massawe was the first iAGRI scholar to complete a PhD program. Although awarded a four year scholarship, he completed his program at Ohio State University in three years, graduating in August, 2015. His disciplinary specialization was soil science with a...
Introduction of Tomato Grafting Technology in Tanzania

Introduction of Tomato Grafting Technology in Tanzania

Tomato growers in Tanzania’s Morogoro region find it difficult to market their produce and other highly perishable crops for several reasons. Much of their produce never reaches consumers because inadequate storage or transportation. Other times, items cannot be sold...
Lilian Mpinga – Horticulture Sciences

Lilian Mpinga – Horticulture Sciences

Summary: Lilian Mpinga is an iAGRI-sponsored scholar who completed her master’s degree in horticulture sciences from the University of Florida in 2013.  Lilian earned her bachelor’s degree in horticulture from Sokoine University of Agriculture in 2004 before being...