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

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Eng. Saidi Mkomwa

Eng. Saidi Mkomwa is the Executive Secretary and Chief Executive Officer of the African Conservation Tillage Network (ACT). Prior to joining ACT in 2008, he worked with the Ministry of Agriculture in Tanzania as an Agricultural Engineering Researcher. Saidi is an ex officio member of the Board of Directors of ACT and is a member of several professional bodies including: the Engineers Registration Board (Tanzania); the Tanzania Society of Agricultural Engineers; and the International Steering Committee on Conservation Agriculture. He is a member of The International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Push-Pull Technical Advisory Committee, current Chairperson of the Conservation Agriculture Regional Working Group for Southern Africa (CARWG) and sits in The Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) Joint Technical Committee on Agriculture, Environment and Natural Resources.

Saidi holds an MSc in agricultural engineering from the University of Guelph Canada and a BSc in Engineering from the University of Dar es salaam, Tanzania. In his career, and mainly in the context of the South-South and Triangular Cooperation of the ACT Network, Saidi has worked with a number of National Governments, NGOs, Research Institutions and Development Partners in Africa, and with Academia and International Research Institutions from America and Europe. He has published several papers in refereed journals, book chapters and in conference proceedings.

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

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