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Expert NameMr. Cosmas Gonese
TitleExecutive Director
InstitutionAZTREC Trust
Telephone263 39 66006
Work ExperienceFounder of Aztrec Trust in 1985. Set up the organization structures, objectives, policies and strategies in the following disciplines: sustainable agriculture, forestry management, watershed management, indigenous knowledge systems, culture and cosmology. Facilitator/regional co-ordinator on enhancing indigenous agricultural knowledge in Africa (ENIAKA) in the SADC Region. Carried out a two year capacity building programme for traditional institutes, government officials, NGOs personnel. Co-ordinated two SADC regional workshops and on Pan-African workshop specifically on the use of indigenous knowledge systems and cosmovision
QualificationsDiploma in Environmental Planning and Management, DSE, Berlin, Germany, 1996
Number of Publications2
AwardsBoard Member of the Bulawayo Polytechnic
Other Activities- Member of IUCN since 1992 - Representative of compas in the SADC Region - National Treasurer of Pelum Association, Zimbabwe
Publications1. Gonese, C., 1998: The Three Worlds, Aztrec and Compas Newsletters 2. Gonese, C., 1999: IKS in Nature Conservation Compas Newsletter
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
Last updated10/05/2007 11:44:00

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