Coordinating Team

PABRA is coordinated by a core team of CIAT scientists and support staff.

Our main office is at International Centre for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Nairobi, Kenya with 3 networks across Central, East, West, & Southern Africa.

Meet PABRA’s Coordinating Team:

Dr. Robin Buruchara

Director, PABRA, Nairobi, Kenya

Jean-Claude Rubyogo
Seed Systems Specialist
Arusha, Tanzania

Boaz Waswa
Senior Scientist, Pan Africa Bean Research Alliance (PABRA)
Nairobi, Kenya

Clare Mukankusi
Bean Breeder
Kampala, Uganda

Rowland Chirwa
Bean Breeder & Coordinator, Southern Africa Bean Research Network (SABRN)
Lilongwe, Malawi

Rodah Zulu
Nutritional Facilitator
Lilongwe, Malawi

Eliud Birachi
Market Economist
Nairobi, Kenya

Enid Katungi
Kampala, Uganda

Rachel Muthoni
M&E Specialist
Kampala, Uganda

Enoch Maereka
Seed Business development specialist
Lilongwe, Malawi

Mercy Lungaho
Nutrition Specialist
Nairobi, Kenya


CIAT Offices with PABRA presence:

  • Kenya: P. O. Box 823-00621, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Tanzania: P. O. box 2704, Arusha, Tanzania
  • Uganda: Kawanda Agricultural Research Institute, P.O. Box 6247, Kampala, Uganda
  • Malawi: Chitedze Agricultural Research Station, P.O. Box 158, Lilongwe, Malawi

For more information about PABRA or to contact us please use our contact form.