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Kennedy Kirenga
Kennedy Kirenga
Course: Marshal Papworth 10-week Short Course
University: Moulton College
Year of completion: 2017

Kennedy is currently working for Farm Africa along with a company called RUDI (Rural Urban Development Initiatives) as a Project field officer.

Shadrack Yoash Nyugwa
Shadrack Yoash Nyugwa
Course: Marshal Papworth 10-week Short Course
University: Shuttleworth College
Year of completion: 2016

Shadrack is currently working for Tanzania Forest Conservation Group as an Project Agricultural Officer.

Patrice Gwasma
Patrice Gwasma
Course: Marshal Papworth 10-week Short Course
University: Shuttleworth College
Year of completion: 2015

Patrice is an Executive Director for an Organisation which deals with agriculture and livestock improvement at a community level.

Tumaini Mkenge
Tumaini Mkenge
Course: Marshal Papworth Short Course
University: Shuttleworth College
Year of completion: 2015

Tumaini works as a Monitoring & Evaluation officer and agriculture advisor for Farm Africa programmes in Tanzania. He has provided technical support to four Farm Africa programs in Tanzania and Uganda.

Elias Jamvia
Elias Jamvia
Course: MSc Livestock Production Science
University: Writtle College
Year of completion: 2014/2015

Elias is an Agricultural extension officer in the department of agriculture & livestock working for the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development.

Francis Christopher Qamara
Francis Christopher Qamara
Course: MSc in Applied Development Studies
University: University of Reading
Year of completion: 2007/2008

Francis returned to Tanzania and continued with his employer, enhancing his responsibilities and the scope of his role.

Erick Mbisha
Erick Mbisha
Course: MSc Animal Production & Nutrition
University: Writtle College
Year of completion: 2012/2013

Erick works for the Tanazian Government as a Livestock Researcher under the Ministry of Livestock Development and Fisheries at the National Livestock Research Institute. Since returning home, Erick has developed scientific research proposals, conducted on farm and on station animal based research and worked alongside a number of livestock stakeholders.

Philipo Herman Malley
Philipo Herman Malley
Course: MSc in Land Management
University: Cranfield University
Year of completion: 2007/2008

Philipo was hoping his course would enable him to learn new skills and knowledge with more integrated approaches and techniques. Specifically to address his career challenges in the areas of conservation planning and management of the Tanzania Protected Areas fostering local and national development in teaching, research and consultancy.

Zubeda Kiranga
Zubeda Kiranga
Course: Marshal Papworth 10 Week Short Course
University: Shuttleworth College
Year of completion: 2014

Zubeda works with the Agricultural District Council as an Agricultural Field Officer. He trains farmers and livestock keepers on environmental sustainability in relation to climate change. He teaches farmers various new technologies in order to improve agricultural practices and hopes to continue to improve the agricultural practices of local communities, working towards eradicating hunger and reducing poverty at a local level.

Winfrida Kipondya
Winfrida Kipondya
Course: MSc Conservation & Land Management
University: Bangor University
Year of completion: 2011/2012

Winfrida currently works for the ‘Swedish Co-operative Centre-Vi Agroforestry’ in Kagera. Her main responsibilties are to assist farming groups in conducting self-assessments and collect statisically valid data to create maps showing the common activities taking place within the community.

Peter Siraa
Peter Siraa
Course: Marshal Papworth 10 Week Short Course
University: Shuttleworth College
Year of completion: 2012

Peter is currently working as a Livestock Officer. His main objectives are to improve the livelihoods of pastoralists in Ngorongoro. The knowledge Peter attained from the Marshal Papworth 10 Week Short Course has been passed on to colleagues as a way to help livestock keepers and agro communities improve their production levels.

Cecilia Oswago
Cecilia Oswago
Course: Marshal Papworth 10 Week Short Course
University: Shuttleworth College
Year of completion: 2013

Cecilia is a Community Development Worker. She works with people as a Field Worker teaching them how to tackle various development issues. The course has given Cecilia the essential skills relating to the environment and business management so she is able to further help her community.

Uswege Mwakahesya
Uswege Mwakahesya
Course: Marshal Papworth 10 Week Short Course
University: Shuttleworth College
Year of completion: 2011

Uswege works for Tanzania Prison as an Agricultural Economist. Since returning, he has shared his new found knowledge with all project experts and managers establishing a variety of workshops and demonstrations.

Fadhila Mgamba
Fadhila Mgamba
Course: Marshal Papworth Short Course
University: Shuttleworth College
Year of completion: 2011

When Fadhila returned home she improved her agriculture practice techniques and feels the knowledge she has attained from her course enabled her to organise small groups of farmers from different villages, providing them with new practical training skills and techniques passing on knowledge of how each of the farmers can become more modern and start producing profitable products.

Hamisi Dulla Mzoba
Hamisi Dulla Mzoba
Course: MSc in Natural Resource Management
University: Cranfield University
Year of completion: 2003/2004

When Hamisi left Cranfield, he obtained a job with the Food and Agriculture Organisation for UN and has since been working as a community-based Education Officer in areas of Integrated Pest Management and Food Security with FAO-Kenya. His work involves training farmers; provision of extension buy xanax no perscription services; assisting farmer groups on resource mobilisation and project design. He confirms that his course has helped him to adapt his technical and new theoretical knowledge to the realities of field work and become more familiar with farmers and their needs.

Salutary Slaa Umbu
Salutary Slaa Umbu
Course: MSc in Development and Project Planning
University: Bradford University
Year of completion: 2005/2006

Salutary returned home to work with FARM-Africa where he was promoted to Policy and Research Officer for the Country Programme. He is now working as a Planning and Fundraising Officer for the Country Programme.

Inaunga Baruani
Inaunga Baruani
Course: MA in Rural Development
University: University of East Anglia
Year of completion: 2008/2009

Inaunga returned to her job with the Ministry of Agriculture Food and Cooperatives in her home country.

Elias Mungaya
Elias Mungaya
Course: MSc in Natural Resource Management
University: Leicester University
Year of completion: 2004/2005

Elias now works with the World Wide Fund for Nature Conservation as a Project Executant for community development and sustainable management of marine resources in the Mnazi Bay and Ruvuma Estuary Marine Park.

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