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botanist , consultant

Itai Makanda, Zimbabwean botanist, consultant. Member of Association African Agricultural Professionals Diaspora, Taking Information Technology Global Youth Organization, South African Society Crop Production, Southern African Plant Breeders Association.

Background

Makanda, Itai was born on October 10, 1978 in Murehwa, Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Crop Science with honors, University Zimabwe, 2001. Master of Science in Plant Breeding, University Zimabwe, 2004. Doctor of Philosophy, University KwaZulu-Natal, 2010.

Career

Seed production consultant Alliance Green Revolution Africa, since 2010. Tree breeder Forestry Research Center, Forestry Commission Zimbabwe, 2004—2005. Graduate researcher University KwaZulu-Natal, 2005—2009.

Membership

Member of Association African Agricultural Professionals Diaspora, Taking Information Technology Global Youth Organization, South African Society Crop Production, Southern African Plant Breeders Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Movies, tennis, chess, reading.