Mateete Bekunda, PhD


Mateete Bekunda holds a PhD in Soil Fertility from the Australian National University. He joined IITA in 2012 as a Chief Scientist to provide scientific leadership to the Africa RISING Program’s East and Southern Africa Project which is implemented by a multi-institutional research and development team that develops, recommends and delivers for scaling integrated natural resource, crop and livestock management technologies and tools to address farmers’ needs in different intensification gradients in the target regions of Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.

Author's Books

Sustainable Agricultural Intensification

A Handbook for Practitioners in East and Southern Africa