Aggrey Gama

Nationality: Malawian
Discipline: Food Science
Degree: Ph.D., 2019
Institution: University of Georgia
Legume Scholars Program Participant



Gama, a PhD candidate studying at the University of Georgia’s Griffin campus through the Legume Scholars program, is crafting a drink that would deliver the nutrition and tastiness of peanuts to consumers in his home country of Malawi. After completing coursework at UGA, he returned to Malawi to survey of potential consumers, and returned to the lab to continue work to create a marketable product.

Current Research Project

Legume Scholars program  

Research Location

US & Malawi

More about Gama

Malawian PhD student working on peanut beverage at UGA