Making Climate - Smart Agriculture Real in Africa with Conservation Agriculture: Supporting the Malabo Declaration and Agenda 2063

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Eng. Clopas Rukuni

Eng. Rukuni is currently a Principal Agricultural Engineer, Institute of  Agricultural Engineering, Department of Mechanisation, in Zimbabwe.  Qualifications includes the following:                
  •  MSc in Agricultural Mechanisation, University of Zimbabwe,
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Agricultural Engineering Canfield, UK, 
  • Diploma in Agricultural Machinery, DEULA Germany, 
  • Diploma in Agriculture, Chibero College. Work experience
  • Principal Research Engineer Institute of Agricultural Engineering, 2009 –current. 
  • Engineer Machinery training, Institute of Agricultural Engineering, Department of Mechanisation , 2006-2009. 
  • Farm machinery training officer, Institute of Agricultural Engineering for agricultural extension , 1982-2006.
  • 2000-2002 Team leader Namibia Resource Consultancy training support services  for the privation of government tillage services .  Head of project on Training, promotion, testing and evaluation of CA mechanization for small holder farmers funded by FAO. Achievements
  • Developed training manuals on agricultural machinery currently used for extension  including CA machinery.
  • Developed testing procedures for CA machinery for human, animal and two wheel tractor based systems.
  • Developed  current CA planter with local manufacturers.    

Important Dates

Registration Opens - Online

1st February 2018

Call for submission condensed papers

1st February 2018

Deadline of submission for condensed papers

15th June 2018

Early bird registration deadline

30th March 2018

Deadline for submission of revised papers

20th August 2018

Registration at venue

8th - 9th October 2018

Conference & Field tour

9th - 12th October 2018

Contact Us

Tel: +254 20 8076064,
Fax: +254 0412013604
2ACCA Secretariat
P.O Box 10375 - 00100 Nairobi, Kenya.
KALRO - NARL, Waiyaki Way, Nairobi, Kenya
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