Holder of BA in Business Administration and International Development with Major in Economics, University of Winnipeg, Canada. +12 years project management experience in international NGOs such as MCC, Tearfund, Medair working at community level and involved in reporting to major institutional donors like CIDA, OFDA, DFID.
Professional agriculturalist with Batchelor of Science in Agriculture, Glasgow University, UK, Post-Grad Diploma in Tropical Agriculture University of West Indies, Trinidad and MPhil Agriculture University of Reading, UK, specialised in tropical agriculture and extension.
+45 years in championing small-holder farmer linkages to markets and technology through providing technical assistance in agricultural international development in Africa and Asia. Included 13 years managing agriculture outreach in Botswana and Republic of Congo and 11 years working in small hold farmer development in Tanzania, East Africa and Great Lakes. Included14 years as Agriculture Technical Consultant in bilateral government projects for rain-fed and on-farm water management in Pakistan and 4 years agriculture sector planning and promotion of crop diversification in Bangladesh. Included 3 years as Co-founder in private sector family agriculture business company, Kilimo Markets in Tanzania.
Office Accountant, Arusha