Research area: Integrated soil fertility management.
Orphaned as a child and raised by her grandparents who were subsistence farmers, Mirriam Phiri has a heart to see rural smallholders succeed. “I grew up working in the fields and I saw how my grandparents struggled,” recalls Phiri. “It was so difficult for them even to afford my school fees. I want to do something to improve agricultural production for farmers like them.”
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