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:

Name Designation Country
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
Louis Butare Coordinator, West & Central Africa Bean Research Network (WECABREN) Kumasi, Ghana
Rodah Zulu Nutritional Facilitator Lilongwe, Malawi
Eliud Birachi Market Economist Kigali, Rwanda
Enid Katungi Economist Kampala, Uganda
Rachel Muthoni M&E Specialist Kampala, Uganda
Enoch Maereka Seed Business Development Specialist Lilongwe, Malawi




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.