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Loveness Msofi

Country of origin: Malawi Currently in: Malawi, Lilongwe General field of specialization: Agricultural Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2012 Master Agricultural Sciences
2008 Undergraduate Women, science and development
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Agricultural Sciences

the role of market oriented agricultural extension in promoting agricultural commercialisation

Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Teaching
lecturer in extension and rural development research in agricultural commercialisation, agricultural extension, rural development, youth employement

Workshop and Conference Attended

2015 Berlin, Germany 24th International Association for Feminist Economics
2014 Davao, Philippines 5th International Conference on Agribusiness Economics and Management
2013 Nairobi, Kenya Women's Leadership and Management skills workshop

Affiliations

Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA)

Presentation given

2015
Analysis of Competitiveness of Women farmers in Dairy Enterprises
Berlin, Germany
Event: 24th IAFFE conference
2014
A study of women farmers empowerment though competitive analyses
Davao, Philippines
Event: 5th ICAEM conference
Prizes, Grants and Awards

Other Awards

Jan 2013
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development fellowship
This is a 2 year career development fellowship in science, leadership and mentoring skills for women agricultural scientists
Mar 2013
Future Agricultures Consortium Early Career Fellowship
A fellowship award worth 5000 pounds to conduct a research on the competitiveness of women farmers in dairy enterprises.
Sep 2011
Dr. Sung-Ching Hsieh Scholarship for outstanding academic performance
The scholarship worth $350 for outstanding academic perfomance