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External Advisory Panel

Martha Byanyima, Ph.D., SPS and Agribusiness Expert
Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa, Uganda


Darlene Cowart, Corporate Food Safety Director
Birdsong Peanuts, US


Cynthia Donovan, Associate Professor
Agricultural Food and Resource Economics
, Michigan State University, US


Jeff Ehlers, Ph.D., Program Officer
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, US


Andrew Emmott, Consultant
Groundnut value chain specialist


Jeff Johnson, consultant
Birdsong Peanuts and The Peanut Institute


Isaac Minde, Ph.D., Deputy Director Innovative Agricultural Research Initiative
Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania


Shyam Nigam, Ph.D., Expert
Agriculture for Development, India


  Helga Recke, Visiting Fellow-CALS-AWARE
Cornell University, US


Farid Waliyar, Independent Consultant
Retired from ICRISAT in 2014


Daniel Bailey (ex-officio), Agriculture Development Officer
US Agency for International Development, US


Dave Hoisington (ex-officio), director
Peanut Innovation Lab, US


Jamie Rhoads (ex-officio), assistant director
Peanut Innovation Lab, US