Nessie Dietrich Luambano
Tanzania 2013
Nessie Dietrich Luambano was drawn to agriculture from a young age, having grown up in a village in southern Tanzania, where she helped her mother, a capable small-scale farmer. “In secondary school, I chose to study agriculture, and I was proud that I could help my mother buy the right medicine for our chickens when they were sick,” she recalls.
In secondary school, I chose to study agriculture, and I was proud that I could help my mother buy the right medicine for our chickens when they were sick,” she recalls.
Field of Research
Testing pest and crop management strategies with a focus on nematodes for safe and profitable vegetable production.

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