Wycliffe Kumwenda

Head of Farm Services, NASFAM

Head of Farm Services, NASFAM

Wycliffe Kumwenda

Biography

Wycliffe Kumwenda heads the Farm Services (Agronomy and Extension) Unit at the National Smallholder Farmers’ Association of Malawi (NASFAM). He links researchers with farmers for participatory research and develops ways of facilitating adoption and outscaling of technologies by smallholder farmers to increase their agricultural productivity.

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Community seed banks offer a sustainable way to improve access to high-value seeds, creating viable community-based businesses and maintaining biodiversity. In addition, community seed banks contribute to farmer adaptation. They also indirectly enhance household income diversification, community seed systems, and gender outcomes at community level.

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