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Namah Taku-Forchu

Namah joined the California Climate Hub in July 2022 as a Postdoctoral scholar to support the project "Multifaceted pathways to climate-smart agriculture through integrated participatory program development and delivery."

In this role, she will use her expertise to work with a diverse team of climate change experts, researchers, Extension professionals, farmers, ranchers, and other stakeholders to carry out stakeholders' needs assessments on climate-smart agricultural research to enhance climate-informed decision-making. Namah will help develop Extension education activities to help California farmers and ranchers choose and implement climate-smart agriculture practices. Prior to joining the California Climate Hub, Namah was a research assistant for a Postharvest loss grant project at Iowa State University. In this role, she worked with a diverse team of university professors on a USAID project, Extension agents, and farmers. Namah holds an M.S. In Economics from the University of Buea, Cameroon, an M.A. in Community and Regional Planning, and a Ph.D. in Agricultural Education with specialization in Extension Studies from Iowa State University.

Namah Taku-Forchu


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