Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich
Senior Research Fellow
North America, Canada
Country of current residence
Europe, United Kingdom
Expertise and interests
Agriculture and food systems, Community Engagement, HIV/AIDS; Family Planning and Reproductive Health; Gender and Women's Empowerment
Anthropology, Development studies, production economics and impact evaluation, Social and behavior change communications; strategic communications; social marketing; gender
Area of interest
Rural development, Agriculture, Food markets, Food, Food value chains, Gender dynamics, Governance and policy
Gender and livelihoods specialist with the Natural Resources Institute, and works on a range of research and consultancy projects in agriculture and natural resources management. Expertise in community engagement, livelihoods, gender and socio-economic difference, and poverty.
Forsythe, L., M. N.Manda , A.M. Mwangwela and B. Bennett (forthcoming) Beliefs, taboos and minor crops: the case of Bambara Groundnut in Malawi. Food, Culture and Society.
Forsythe, L., Martin, A., and H. Posthumus (forthcoming) Cassava market development: a path to women's empowerment or business as usual? Food Chain.