Rudolph Shirima

A Virologist with background in Molecular Biology, untangling plant-virus-vector interactions

Many farmers can't achieve their crop production potentials due to diseases. Scientific approaches help farmer and the community as a whole resolve problems and improve lively hoods. I have passion for a better world to live in through providing scientific solutions. I would like to see a world where food security is guaranteed.


Research Associate



Research areas

Plant-Virus-vector-interactions within the cassava-virus pathosystem


International Institute of Tropical Agriculture