Gender Fellows Profiles
Lilian Nkengla holds a PhD in Gender and Natural Resource Management from Brandenburg University of Technology, Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany. Her PhD work focused on understanding changing gender roles and social dimensions in natural resource management in Cameroon. She holds a masters degree in World Heritage Studies at Brandenburg Technical University and a Bachelors in Women and Gender Studies at University of Buea, Cameroon. She also has experience in quantitative and qualitative research and has coordinated the integration of social and gender aspects into projects on pest and disease management on bananas as well as seed systems value chains for bananas and cassava in West and Central Africa. She is a fellow and Sub Saharan Gender Specialist with Gender-responsive Researchers Equipped for Agricultural Transformation (GREAT) with Universities of Cornell, USA and Makerere, Uganda. She was a Visiting Fellow at IFPRI Washington DC in 2017. Prior to her appointment at ICRISAT-Mali, Lilian worked as a Gender Specialist on several projects at International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Cameroon.