Directory

USAID

Legume Innovation Lab Management Entity

Project PIs and Collaborators

Technical Management Advisory Committee (TMAC)

Administrative Advisory Committee (Institutional Representatives)

International Agricultural Research Center Collaborators (IARCs)

 

USAID

Dr. Jennifer “Vern” Long
USAID AOR
Senior International Agriculture Research Advisor
Program Area Lead: Legume Productivity
USAID/Bureau for Food Security
Office of Agriculture, Research and Policy
Research Division
1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington D.C. 20523-2110
(202) 712-4886
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Management Entity, Legume Innovation Lab

Dr. Irvin Widders
Director
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 321
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 355-4611; Fax: (517) 432-1073
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Dr. Cynthia Donovan
Deputy Director
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 321
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-2664; Fax: (517) 432-1073
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Dr. Marguerite A. Halversen
Communications Manager
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 302
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 884-7417; Fax: (517) 432-1073
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Angelica Santos
International Financial and Contractual Administrator
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 302
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 355-4746; Fax: 517-432-1073
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Elisa Lawriw
International Contracts and Grants Accountant
Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 West Circle Drive, Room 302
East Lansing, MI  48824-1039
(517) 884-7879; Fax: (517) 432-1073
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Dr. Michael Agyekum
Research Associate
Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab and
Dept. of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 West Circle Drive, Room 321
East Lansing, MI  48824-1039
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(517) 884-7418

Kade Sharrow
Administrative Assistant
Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 West Circle Drive, Room 321
East Lansing, MI  48824-1039
(517)884-7419
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Dr. Mywish K. Maredia
Professor
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 89
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-6602
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Dr. Luis Flores
Assistant Professor
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 321
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 432-1073
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Dr. Sharon L. Hoerr
Professor Emerita, Human Nutrition
Feed the Future Legume Innovation Lab
MASFRIJOL Project
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 302
East Lansing, MI 48824
Direct Line (517) 884-7419
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Office of Contract and Grant Administration

Dan Evon
Director
Administration Building
Michigan State University
426 Auditorium Road, Rm. 2
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 884-4234
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Evonne Pedawi
Assistant Director
Administration Building
Michigan State University
426 Auditorium Road, Rm. 301
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 355-5040
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Center for Global Connections

Dr. Gretchen Neisler
Director
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 409
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 884-4670

Abby Rubley
Manager, Communications and Strategic Directions
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 409
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 884-4670
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Legume Innovation Lab Projects

Genetic Improvement of Guatemalan Climbing Beans for Efficient Production in the Highlands
S01.A1 North Dakota State University


Lead PI(s) and Co-PIs

Dr. Juan Osorno
Associate Professor
Department of Plant Sciences
Loftsgard Hall 374E
North Dakota State University
Fargo-ND 58108
(701) 231-8145
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Phil McClean
Professor and Director, Genomics & Bioinformatics Program
Department of Plant Sciences
Loftsgard Hall 270B
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58108
(701) 231-8443
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Julio C. Villatoro
Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Agrícola (ICTA), Guatemala
Kilometro 21.5 Carretera al Pacífico, Bárcenas, Villa Nueva, Guatemala, Guatemala, Centroamérica.
Phone: +5026629-7899,  ext. 756
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Fernando Aldana
Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Agrícola (ICTA), Guatemala
Kilometro 21.5 Carretera al Pacífico, Bárcenas, Villa Nueva, Guatemala, Guatemala, Centroamérica.
Phone: +5026629-7899, ext. 756
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Julio Martinez
Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Agrícola (ICTA), Guatemala
Kilometro 21.5 Carretera al Pacífico, Bárcenas, Villa Nueva, Guatemala, Guatemala, Centroamérica.
Phone: +5026629-7899, ext. 755
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Edgardo Carrillo
Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Agrícola (ICTA), Guatemala
Kilometro 21.5 Carretera al Pacífico, Bárcenas, Villa Nueva, Guatemala, Guatemala, Centroamérica.
Phone: +5026629-7899, ext. 756
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Improving Photosynthesis in Grain Legumes with New Plant Phenotyping Technologies.
SO1.A-2–MSU Michigan State University

Lead PI

Dr. David M. Kramer
Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Michigan State University
612 Wilson Rd., Rm. S220
Plant Biology LAb
East Lansing, MI 48824
517432-0072
USA
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Dr. Timothy Close
Professor Genetics
Department of Botany & Plant Sciences
4157 Batchelor Hall 
University of California, Riverside
(951) 827-3318
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Dr. Wayne Loescher
Professor
Department of Horticulture
Michigan State University
Plant and Soil Sciences Bldg
1066 Bogue St., Room A328 
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-5191517-355-5191 ext. 1380
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Dr. Maren Friesen
Assistant Professor
Plant Biology Lab
Michigan State University
612 Wilson Rd Room 166 
East Lansing MI 48824 US

Plant And Soil Sciences Bldg
Michigan State University
1066 Bogue St. Room 2225 
East Lansing MI 48824
(517) 884-6947
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Dr. James Kelly
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Michigan State University
1066 Bogue St., Rm. 370
Plant and Soil Sciences Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 355-0271 ext. 1181
Fax: (517) 353-3955
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Dr. Philip Roberts
Department of Nematology
Headhouse 10
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
USA
(951) 827-4442
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Dr. Kennedy Muimui
Zambian Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI)
Misamfu, Zambia
(260) 214-221135
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Kelvin Kamfwa
University of Zambia
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Improving Genetic Yield Potential of Andean Beans with Increased Resistances to Drought and Major Foliar Diseases and Enhanced Biological Nitrogen Fixation (BNF).
SO1.A-3–MSU Michigan State University

Lead PI

Dr. James Kelly
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
Michigan State University
1066 Bogue St., Rm. 370
Plant and Soil Sciences Building
East Lansing, MI 48824
USA
(517) 355-0271 ext. 1181
Fax: (517) 353-3955
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Dr. Wayne Loescher
Professor
Department of Horticulture
Michigan State University
Plant and Soil Sciences Bldg
1066 Bogue St., Room A328 
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-5191517-355-5191 ext. 1380
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Dr. James Steadman
Professor and Department Head
Department of Plant Pathology
University of Nebraska, Lincoln
406C PLSH
Lincoln, NE  68583-0722
402-472-3163402-472-3163
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Dr. Carlos Urrea
Assistant Professor
Dry Edible Bean Breeding Specialist
University of Nebraska
Panhandle Research and Extension Center
4502 Avenue I, Scottsbluff, NE 69361
(308) 632-0556
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Dr. Karen Cichy

Adjunct USDA Assistant Professor
Department of Plant, Soil and Microbial Sciences
Plant and Soil Sciences Building
1066 Bogue St, Room 532
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824
517-355-0271517-355-0271 ext. 210
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Dr. Kennedy Muimui
Zambian Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI)
Misamfu, Zambia
(260) 214-221135
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Dr. Stanley Nkalubo
Plant Breeder/Geneticist
National Crops Resources RSCH Institute (NaCCRI) Uganda
P.O. Box 7084
Kampala, Uganda
256-702-412752
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Development and Implementation of Robust Molecular Markers and Genetic Improvement of Common and Tepary Beans to Increase Grain Legume Production in Central America and Haiti
SO1.A4–UPR. University of Puerto Rico

Lead PI

Dr. James Beaver
Department of Agronomy and Soils
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00680
(787) 832-4040 ext. 2492
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Dr. Elva Consuelo Estevez de Jensen
Assistant Professor
Department of Crop Protection
University of Puerto Rico
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00680
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Dr. Timothy Porch
USDA-ARS Tropical Agriculture Research Station
2200 P.A. Campos Ave. Suite 201
Mayaguez, Puerto Rico 00680
(787) 831-3435 ext. 254
Fax: (787) 831-3386
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Dr. Juan M. Osorno
Associate Professor
Department of Plant Sciences
Loftsgard Hall 374E
North Dakota State University
(701) 231-8145
Fargo, ND 58108
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Dr. Phillip McClean
Professor and Director, Genomics & Bioinformatics Program
Department of Plant Sciences,
North Dakota State University
Fargo, ND 58108
Loftsgard Hall 270B
(701) 231-8443
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Dr. Juan Carlos Rosas
Escuela Agricola Panamericana
Zamorano, Honduras
5ta Avenida, Casa 210, Colonia Palmira
Apartado Postal 93
Tegucigalpa, Honduras
(504) 776-6140 ext. 2314
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Dr.
Julio Cesar Villatoro
Instituto de Ciencia y Tecnología Agrícola (ICTA)
Guatemala
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Dr. Emmanuel Prophete
National Seed Service
CRDA, Ministry of Agriculture
Road No. 1
P.O. Box 1441
Port-Au-Prince, Haiti
(509) 3462-2193
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Genetic Improvement of Cowpea to Overcome Drought and Biotic Constraints to Grain Productivity

SO1.A-5–UCR. University of California, Riverside


Lead PI

Dr. Philip Roberts
Department of Nematology
Headhouse 10
University of California, Riverside
Riverside, CA 92521
USA
(951) 827-4442
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Dr. Timothy Close
Professor Genetics
Department of Botany & Plant Sciences
4157 Batchelor Hall
University of California, Riverside
(951) 827-3318
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Dr. Issa Drabo
Institut de l’Environment des Recherches Agricoles (INERA)
CRREA-Centre Saria
01 BP 10
Koudougou 01
Burkina Faso
(226) 504-46509
Mobile: (226) 707-16621
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also
Centre National Recherches Agronomie
Bambey

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Tignegre
Institut de l’Environment des Recherches Agricoles (INERA)
CRREA-Centre Saria
01 BP 10
Koudougou 01
Burkina Faso

Dr. Ibrahim Atokple
Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI)
Ghana
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Dr. Francis Kusi
Savanna Agricultural Research Institute (SARI)
Ghana
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Dr. Ndiaga Cisse
Institut Senegalais Recherches Agricole (ISRA)
BP 53
Bambey, Senegal
(221) 765-809237
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T. Benoit Joseph Batieno
Cowpea breeder
INERA, Burkina Faso
Burkina Faso phone: (00226) 70728746 / 78788923
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IPM-omics: Scalable and Sustainable Solutions for Pest Management of Insect Pests of Cowpea in Africa.

SO1.B1–UIUC. University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

Lead PI

Dr. Barry Pittendrigh
MSU Foundation Professor
Entomology, Agriculture, and Natural Resources
Natural Science Bldg 
288 Farm Lane, Room 243 
East Lansing MI 48824 U.S.
517-355-4663
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Dr. Maria J. Bello-Bravo
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
214 Mumford Hall MC-710
1301 W Gregory Dr
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-5900
Fax: 217-244-5403
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Dr. Manuelle Tamò
lITA Benin
08 BP 0932 Tri Postal
Cotonou
Republic of Benin
+22921350188x298
Mobile: +22995961306
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Dr. Clementine Dabire-Binso
Entomologist, l’Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches (INERA)
Laboratoire d’Entomologie Agricole de Kamboinse
BP 476
Ouagadougou 01
Burkina Faso
(226) 50-369275
Mobile: (226) 70-206188
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Dr. Ibrahim Baoua
l’Institut National et de Recherche Agronomique du Niger (INRAN)
BP 240
Maradi, Níger
(227) 412-515
Mobile: (227) 96-970190
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Stephen Asante
Principal Entomologist
Savannah Agriculture Research Institute (CSIR-SARI), Ghana
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Haruna Braimah
Senior Research Scientist/ Station Manager
Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
Crops Research Institute CRI
Ghana
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Dr. Leonard Hinnou
Institut National des Recherches Agricoles du Benin (INRAB)
Benin
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Mr. Laouali Amadou  I know they are now with In
INRAN-Niger

Dr. Malick N. Ba
Institut de l’Environment et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA)
Head of INERA Grain Legume and Oil Seed Program
CREAF
Kamboinse 01 BP 476
Ouagadougou 01, Burkina Faso
+22650319202
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Mr. Eustache Biaou
INRAB, Benin
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Farmer Decision-Making Strategies for Improved Soil Fertility Management in Maize–Bean Production Systems.

SO2.1–ISU  Iowa State University


Lead PI

Dr. Robert Mazur
Professor of Sociology
318 East Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, Iowa 50011
USA
(515) 294-9286
Fax: (515) 294-2303
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Dr. Eric Abbott
Professor
Greenlee School Journalism/Communication
Iowa State University
204B Hamilton
Ames, IA 50011-1180
515-294-9286
Fax: 515-294-2303
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Dr. Andrew Lenssen
Associate Professor
Department of Agronomy
Iowa State University
1405 Agron
Ames, IA 50011-1010
515-294-1060
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Dr. Ebby Luvaga
Senior Lecturer Department of Economics–AglsIowa State University
174A Heady
Ames, IA 50011-1070
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Dr. Russell Yost
Chair and Researcher
Department of Tropical Plant and Soils Sciences
University of Hawaii, Manoa
St. John Plant Science Lab, Room 102
3190 Maile Way
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822
Phone: (808) 956-8351; (808) 956-8351
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Dr. Maria “Julia” Bello-Bravo
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
214 Mumford Hall
MC-7101301 W Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61801
(217) 333-5900
Fax: 217-244-5403
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Dr. Barry Pittendrigh
MSU Foundation Professor
Entomology, Agriculture, and Natural Resources
Natural Science Bldg 
288 Farm Lane, Room 243 
East Lansing MI 48824 U.S.
517-355-4663
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Dr. Moses Tenywa
Makerere University (MUK)
Uganda
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Dr. Richard Miiro, Senior Lecturer 
Coordinator, Bachelor of Agricultural & Rural Innovations
Department of Extension & Innovation Studies
School of Agricultural Sciences
College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
Makerere University (MUK)
P.O. Box 7062
Kampala,Uganda
Mobile:
+256-772-378185+256-772-378185
+256-716-378185+256-716-378185
+256-706-978185
Skype address: richard.miiro2
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Dr. Ricardo Maria
Research Officer
Instituto de Investigação Agrária de Moçambique (IIAM)/Institute of Agricultural Research of Mozambique
Caixa Postal 3658 Maputo, Moçambique
258-1-460074
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Dr. Onesimus Semalulu
National Agricultural Research Laboratories (NARL)
Uganda
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Cassamo Sumila
Makerere University
Instituto de Investigação Agrária de Moçambique (IIAM)/Institute of Agricultural Research of Mozambique
Mozambique
+258 824394320
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Enhancing Value-Chain Performance through Improved Understanding of Consumer Behavior and Decision-Making.

SO2.2–KSU. Kansas State University

Lead PI

Dr. Vincent Amanor-Boadu
Associate Professor
Department of Agriculture Economics
Kansas State University
306 Waters Hall
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-3520
Fax: (785) 532-6925
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Allen Featherstone
Department Head and Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
Professor, MAB Program Director
313 Waters
Manhattan, KS 66506
Kansas State University
(785) 532-4441
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Dr. Kara Ross
Research Assistant Professor
Department of Agricultural Economics
306 Waters
Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS 66506
(785) 532-3526; (785) 532-3526
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Gelson Tembo
Lecturer
Dept. of Agric. Economics & Extension
University of Zambia
Lusaka, Zambia
+260 977445494
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Lawrence Mapemba
Senior Lecturer
Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics
Lilongwe University of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Malawi
(265) 999-803-700
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Dr. Fredy T. M. Kilima
Sokoine University of Agriculture (SUA)
P.O. Box 3000, Chuo Kikuu,
Morogoro, Tanzania
(255) 713-26944
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Legumes, Environmental Enteropathy, the Microbiome and Child Growth in Malawi
S03–WUSL. Washington University, St. Louis

Lead PI

Dr. Mark Manary
Helene Roberson Professor of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO
(314) 454-2178
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Dr. Indi Trehan
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Campus Box 8116
St. Louis, MO
(314) 286-2780
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Collaborating Scientists: International

Dr. J. Ken Maleta
Associate Professor
Community Health
University of Malawi College of Medicine
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Ms. Chrissie Thakwalakwa, MS
Research Nutritionist
Community Health
University of Malawi College of Medicine
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Impact Assessment of Dry Grain Pulses CRSP Investments in Research, Institutional Capacity Building and Technology Dissemination for Improved Program Efforts.

SO4.1–MSU.  Michigan State University

Lead PI

Dr. Mywish K. Maredia
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 89
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-6602
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Collaborating Scientists: U.S.

Dr. Eric W. Crawford
Professor, Department of Agriculture Economics
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
Michigan State University
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 208
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 353-6644
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Technical Management Advisory Committee (TMAC)

Dr. Julia Kornegay
Department of Horticultural Science
168 Kilgore Hall, Campus Box 7609
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC 27695-7609
(919) 515-1193
Fax: (919) 513-3191
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Dr. Constance Gewa
Associate Professor
College of Health and Human Services
Department of Nutrition and Food Studies
MS: 1F8
4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
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Dr. C. Johannes Lehmann
Professor
Department of Crop and Soil Sciences
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
Cornell University
Bradfield Hall, Room 909
306 Tower Road
Ithaca, NY 14850
(607) 254-1236(607) 254-1236
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Dr. Ousmane Boukar
Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)/ Kano
Sabo Bakin Zuwo Road
PMB 3112
Kano, Nigeria
(234) 64-645350
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Dr. Clementine Dabire Binso,
Institut de l’Environnement et de Recherches Agricoles (INERA),
Burkina Faso
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Dr. Robin A. Buruchara
Coordinator, Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA)
Kwanda Agriculture Research Institute
13 Km on Bombo Road
P.O. Box 6247
Kampala, Uganda
(256) 414-567670
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Dr. Mark Manary
Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis
Campus Box 8116 
St. Louis, MO 63110
(314) 454-2178
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Dr. Phillip McClean
North Dakota State University|
Fargo, ND 58108 Loftsgard Hall 270B
(701) 231-8443
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Dr. Jennifer “Vern” Long
Research Division
Agriculture, Research and Technology Office
Bureau for Food Security
United States Agency for International Development (USAID)
1300 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington D.C. 20523-2110
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Dr. Greg Varner
Michigan Bean Commission
8439 N. Blair
Breckenridge, MI 48615
(989)751-8415
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Administrative Advisory Committee (Institutional Representatives)

Dr. David Acker
Associate Dean for Academic and Global Programs
College of Agriculture and Life Sciences
134 Curtiss Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IW 50011-1050
(515) 294-6614
Fax: 515-294-5334
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Dr. Deanna Behring
Director of International Programs
College of Agricultural Sciences
The Pennsylvania State University
240 Ag Administration Building
University Park, PA 16802
(814) 863-0249
Fax: 814-865-3055
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Dr. Donald A. Cooksey
Division Dean, Agriculture and Natural Resources
University of California, Riverside
Office of the Dean- College Building North
Riverside, CA 92521-0127
(951) 827-4597
Fax: 951-827-4190
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Dr. Doug Buhler
Senior Associate Dean
Director, MSU AgBioResearch
Michigan State University
Justin S. Morrill Hall of Agriculture
446 West Circle Drive, Rm. 109
East Lansing, MI 48824
(517) 355-0123
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Dr. Rajeev P. Malik
Assistant Director of Academic Programs
Office of International Programs and Studies
University of Illinois
300 ISB
910 S. Fifth
Champaign, IL 61820
(217)333-8085
Fax: 217-265-0810
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Dr. John Fernandez Van Cleve
Dean and Director
College of Agricultural Sciences
University of Puerto Rico, Mayaquez
P.O. Box 9030
Mayagüez, PR 00681-9030
(787) 265-3850
Fax: 787-832-4220
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International Agricultural Research Center Collaborators (IARCs)

Dr. Ousmane Boukar
Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA)/ Kano
Sabo Bakin Zuwo Road
PMB 3112
Kano, Nigeria
(234) 64-645350
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Dr. Roland Chirwa
Bean Breeder and Coordinator, Southern Africa Bean Research Network (SABRN)
CIAT, Chitedze Agricultural Research Station
P.O. Box 158
Lilongwe, Malawi
(265) 1-707387
Mobile: (265) 9962851
Fax: (265) 1-707278
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Dr. Robin A. Buruchara
Coordinator, Pan-Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA)
Kwanda Agriculture Research Institute
13 Km on Bombo Road
P.O. Box 6247
Kampala, Uganda
(256) 414-567670
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Dr. Steve Beebe
Bean Program Coordinator
CIAT (Centro Internacional de Agricultura Tropical)
Recta Cali- Palmira, km 17
A.A. 6713
Cali Colombia
57-2-445-0000
1(650) 833-6625 (from USA)
Fax: 1-650-833-6626
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