#Osun@29: Unbundling Osun Potentials Towards Prosperity in Agriculture, Tourism & Mining. Dr. Nteranya Sanginga has more than 30 years of experience in agricultural research and development, particularly in applied microbial ecology, plant nutrition, and integrated natural resources management in Africa, Latin America, and Southeast Asia.
As a research administrator and leader, he has strong skills in research management, situation analysis, resource mobilization and project management, developing partnerships and institutional linkages, institution building, managing complex structures and systems, and capacity building. He played a major role in the creation of the Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA).
Dr. Sanginga holds an International Foundation for Science Sven Brohult Award for contribution to agricultural and agroforestry research. He was also the winner of the African Food Prize 2018.
In addition, he is:
• A board member of the Scientific and Technical Advisory Panel, administered by UNEP;
• An advisor to the Global Environment Facility on sustainable land management global issues;
• A member of the editorial board of Applied Ecology Journal; and
• An occasional editor for Soil Biology and Biochemistry, Biology and Fertility of Soil, Plant and Soil, Nutrient Cycling in agroecosystems, Soil Science Society of American Journal, African Crop Science Journal, and Nigeria Journal of Soil Science.
He has trained more than 30 PhD candidates at the National University of Congo, School of Agriculture and University of Zimbabwe, who now hold leadership positions in their countries. He has published more than 120 research articles in peer-reviewed international journals.
Dr. Sanginga worked with the University of Zimbabwe, International Atomic Energy Agency in Austria, International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), and Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute of CIAT. He joined IITA in 1989 and worked in various capacities until to 2002. Subsequently, he was the executive director of Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute of CIAT from 2003 to 2011.
Dr. Nteranya Sanginga became the Director General of IITA on 1st November 2011, a position he holds till date.
Dr. Nteranya Sanginga will be speaking on how to Unbundle Osun Potentials Towards Prosperity using Agriculture at Osun@29 Anniversary Public Lecture holding Tuesday, 25th August 2020 by 10am Prompt
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