Tuesday, 1 September 2009

Announcement: New Deputy Executive Director at FARA

Dr. Ramadjita Tabo joined the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) at its Headquarters in Accra, Ghana, as its Deputy Executive Director on 1 September.

Dr. Ramadjita Tabo joined ICRISAT as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in July 1986 and was appointed as Principal Sorghum Agronomist in July 1987 at Patancheru. He was transferred to ICRISAT’s West African Sorghum Program, Kano, Nigeria as Principal Agronomist in May 1988, to establish our research station in Bagauda. Tabo moved to Bamako, Mali in December 1998 to provide his support to the Natural Resource Management Program. He shifted to Niamey in September 2002, and was later designated as Assistant Director, West and Central Africa (WCA) in June 2005.
Dr. Ramadjita Tabo participated in the United Nations Inter-governmental Panel on Climate Change that was jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2007 with US Vice-President Al Gore.