Currently Programme Manager (Production Systems incl. IT Systems) at the Food and Agricultural Research Council in Mauritius - involved in Coordination of Research programmes at national level.
Previously (2006-2010): Regional Information, Communication & Training Officer of the Implementation & Coordination of Agricultural Research and Training (ICART) Project of the SADC Secretariat (Southern African Development Community) - involved in the development of regional information systems for exchange of agricultural R&D information; establishment of regional networks of Agricultural Information Managers; facilitating integration and coordination among national, subregional, regional and global networks and their respective initiatives. Examples: SADC-AIMS; eRAILS; CIARD
Member of the CIARD Task forces on Advocacy and Content Management.
Keen to discuss the issue of inter-operability from the perspective of the user in the developing world, with poor connectivity vis-a-vis the new web2.0 technologies - How do we bridge the gaps of awareness, accessibility to the technology, connectivity and draw a pathway for evolution of institutional information management to be fully integrated in the global systems