Lawrence is currently working for Farm Africa as a Beekeeping Officer. His roles and responsibilities are:
Lawrence says the course will have paramount significance and impact not only in his existing work and personal commitments, but also to the rural and needy communities and Tanzanians as a whole.
Kennedy is currently working for Farm Africa along with a company called RUDI (Rural Urban Development Initiatives) as a Project field officer.
Shadrack is currently working for Tanzania Forest Conservation Group as an Project Agricultural Officer.
Patrice is an Executive Director for an Organisation which deals with agriculture and livestock improvement at a community level.
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 is an Agricultural extension officer in the department of agriculture & livestock working for the Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development.
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.
Francis returned to Tanzania and continued with his employer, enhancing his responsibilities and the scope of his role.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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.
His present occupation as an Extension Officer at Msitu wa Tembo Ward in Simanjiro District includes:
The knowledge and skills that he will gain from the course, will not only help him personally, but also he will impart it to farmers and livestock keepers- hence improve livelihoods and thus boost the country’s economy.
Country – Tanzania
Age – 26 years.
She is single with no children.
Fadhila works under Same District in Kilimanjaro region since June 2010 as an Agricultural / livestock field worker. Her responsibilities are:
. To advise farmers on proper Crop and Livestock husbandry
. Environmental Management
. HIV and AIDs.
She has a good working relationship with both office staff and all her farmers.
She hopes on returning home after this short course she will be more competent in being able to improve on her agriculture practice techniques, enabling her to form small groups of farmers from different villages and provide them with new practical training skills & techniques. And passing on knowledge of how the farmers can become more modern and start producing profitable products.
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 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.
Inaunga returned to her job with the Ministry of Agriculture Food and Cooperatives in her home country.
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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