Director for the Innovation Lab for Small Scale Irrigation
Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture Development
Nicole Lefore is the Director for the Innovation Lab for Small Scale Irrigation, at the Borlaug Institute for International Agriculture Development at Texas A & M University. She leads a global interdisciplinary research team to identify ways to scale to agricultural water management and small scale irrigation to strengthen nutrition and improve livelihoods. With over 25 years working in Africa, her research interests focus on gender and social inclusion, policy and institutions, finance for smallholder irrigators, and community-based approaches to improve natural resource governance.