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Patience Tanwani Akwi

Country: Cameroon

University: University of Reading

Course: MSc Climate Change and Development

Patience attended University of Buea 2005 where she graduated as a Bachelor of Science in Botany and Crop Science. She is currently working as an Agricultural Facilitator, Extension worker for the C.I.G. Common Initiative Group. They are partners for development farmers, created in 2010 with aims of promotion of Agricultural development, training and research. Her roles and responsibilities include:

  • Training farmers on different methods of cultivation, crops management
  • Extension worker over the counter valium alternative visit farms to verify implementation of new skills
  • Intermediary officer between farmers and the organisation
  • Development work plans for carrying out specific extension activities
  • Research based on identified problems and new methods of increasing production

On completion of the course Patience would like to engage in a lifestyle pattern that reduces carbon foot-print, e.g. using more bicycles and trekking rather than cars. She also wants to share her new knowledge and experiences acquired with her colleagues and farming groups.

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