What are your domain(s) of expertise?
• To design and execute research projects on smallholder dairy cattle production • To produce F1 indigenous and Jersey/Red Dane crossbred dairy heifers for smallholder dairy farmers • To conserve and multiply indigenous Nguni and Tuli breeds as well as a stud Brahman herd • To analyze all data from research done and disseminate the results to stakeholders on field days, workshops, seminars, fairs as well journal publications. • To coordinate and direct all activities of the cattle production section, • To write monthly reports on section issues
What is your relationship with agricultural information management standards, tools and services?
An animal breeder with over eight years working experience in the department of research and specialist services with sound knowledge in livestock research and advisory work for development of the smallholder farming community. Use information from the internet, peer reviewed journals to package and promote technologies which have the potential to promote sustainable smallholder livestock production systems.