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

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Mr. Collins Nkatiko

Collins Nkatiko – a Zambian National currently engaged as Executive Director and CEO of the Conservation Farming Unit (CFU). He is currently involved in Applied R&D and most importantly knowledge transfer through intensive hands on training on Conservation Farming to over 200,000 Farmers per year in Zambia and another 300,000 through in-country partners in a regional programme covering Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi. For the Past 16 years he has coordinated training of Government Ministries and NGOs (Local and International) involved in CA promotion in Mozambique, Madagascar, Lesotho, Botswana and South Africa. Through Private sector led initiatives the CFU currently supports a mechanisation programme for smallholder farmers involving 500 tractor based No Till and spraying service provisions by smallholder farmers. Collins has also served in several portfolios such Agronomist (FINNIDA) and in The Ministry of Agriculture in several capacities ending as Deputy Director of Planning responsible for Programme implementation.

He holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Sciences (UNZA) and a Master of Science in Applied Entomology and Plant Protection (Newcastle Upon Tyne).

He is a practicing CA farmer cultivating over 100 hectares of annual crops among others.

Important Dates

Registration Opens - Online

1st February 2018

Call for submission of extended abstracts

1st February 2018

Deadline of submission for extended abstracts

30th April 2018

Early bird registration deadline

30th March 2018

Deadline for submission of revised papers

30th May 2018

Registration at venue

8th - 9th October 2018

Conference & Field tour

9th - 12th October 2018

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