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Expert NameMr. David Mothepu Thabiso Nkalai
TitlePrincipal Environment Officer
DivisionHighlands Development Authority
InstitutionLesotho Highlands Development Authority
Telephone9 266 314 324
Work ExperienceOver 15 years experience on natural resources management practices for land conservation and protection for a sustainable soil utilization for crops, animal production and development; Expertise in soil classification, soil mapping and soil surveys for crop production, animal production and development; Experience in conducting crop production field experiments and research on fertilizer use; Experience in environmental impact assessment of construction on natural and cultural resources, particular interest in impacts mitigation; Experience in writing environmental specifications into construction and development contracts; Supervision of Environmental Studies Consultants; Developing project proposals on natural, cultural resources and agricultural development.
QualificationsM.S., Soil Science and Geography, Texas Technical University, USA, 1983 B.Sc., Soil Science, Texas Technical university, USA, 1977 Post-Graduate Diploma, Soil Science, University of Ghent, Belgium, 1974 Diploma, Agriculture, University of Botswana, Lesotho and Swaziland, Swaziland, 1970 Certificate, Agriculture, Lesotho Agriculture College, 1966
Number of Publications3
Other ActivitiesMember, Lesotho Science and Technology Association; Member, Lesotho Society for Geographic Information Systems; Member, Lesotho Solar Energy Society; Texas University, USA Alumni; University of Ghent, Belgium Alumni
Publications1. Co-Publisher of Soils of Lesotho: A System of Soil Classification for Interpreting Soil Surveys in Lesotho - Office of Soil Survey Conservation Division, Ministry of Agriculture, 1979 2. Co-Publisher of Soil Survey of the Thaba-Bosiu Project in Lesotho. Office of Soil Survey, Conservation Division, Ministry of Agriculture, 1976 3. Soil Erosion Patterns of the Mollisols in Katse Watershed: submitted to the 10th African Regional Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering Incorporating Third International Conference on Tropical and Residual Soils, 1990
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
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