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Yakosa C Tegha

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Yakosa Zgawa Tegha is a master’s degree student from Malawi, Africa. She received her BS at the Bunda College of Agriculture at the University of Malawi.  She works for the Department of Agricultural Extension Services in Malawi. She was recently promoted to Principal Agricultural Extension Methodology Officer and is responsible for planning, organizing, and monitoring the implementation of agricultural extension methodologies, systems, and approaches to help smallholder farmers adopt new technologies. Her research interests include evaluating effective extension teaching methods that can be used to engage farmers in Malawi to adopt new technologies for small-scale farming. Yakosa Zgawa Tegha is a master’s degree student from Malawi, Africa. She received her BS at the Bunda College of Agriculture at the University of Malawi.  She works for the Department of Agricultural Extension Services in Malawi. She was recently promoted to Principal Agricultural Extension Methodology Officer and is responsible for planning, organizing, and monitoring the implementation of agricultural extension methodologies, systems, and approaches to help smallholder farmers adopt new technologies. Her research interests include evaluating effective extension teaching methods that can be used to engage farmers in Malawi to adopt new technologies for small-scale farming.

 

Education
BSC Degree in Agriculture Extension, University of Malawi, Major: Agriculture Extension.

 

Professional Activities
Principal Agricultural Extension Methodologies Officer, Department of Agricultural Extension Services, Malawi Ministry of Agriculture, 2003-present
Secondary School Teacher, Malawi Ministry of Education, 2000-2003

 

Research Interests

Evaluating extension teaching methods used for adoption of recommended agriculture technologies and conservation agricultural practices by small-scale farmers in Malawi.Evaluating extension teaching methods used for adoption of recommended agriculture technologies and conservation agricultural practices by small-scale farmers in Malawi.

 

Committee Members
Dr. Jerry L. Peters (Advisor)
Dr. B. Allen Talbert
Dr. Roger Tormoehlen

 

Funding Sources 

Graduate Fellow, USAID International Long-Term Capacity Building Program ScholarshipGraduate Fellow, USAID International Long-Term Capacity Building Program Scholarship