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Independent experts nominated by country party

Ramakgahlela Lydia Bosoga

First name
Ramakgahlela Lydia
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Agricultural sciences
Other Disciplines
1. Agricultural Natural Resources Management 2. Agricultural science
3. Natural farming 4. Agricultural communication
Thematic areas of disciplines: Legislation, regulation and policy development, Programme
development and sharing of new available technologies
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
South Africa
Job function
Land Use and Soil Management
Telephone number
012 319 7686
Work experience
Ms Bosoga has 20 years of working experience within the scope of sustainable natural resource
management. The first five years were invested in the administration of legislation which includes
Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act, Act 43 of 1983, Sub division of Agricultural Land Act,
Act 70 of 1970, rendering of support function through related legislation amongst other being the
Environmental Conservation Act of 1989 and Mineral and Petroleum Resources Act of 1991. This was
followed by experience in the coordination of LandCare Programme including part of the delegation
for the Rio convention. Currently am the National Transferring Officer for LandCare programme
advising Province on implementation of LandCare programme. Programme acknowledges women as
part of the targeted group.

Geographic area(s) of field of experience (countries/regions): South Africa and some parts of Africa
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B- tech Rural development, Diploma in Resources Utilization – Soil science, range land management, soil classification, crop production, communication
Publication titles
1. Contributed chapter on South Africa LandCare to International LandCare Book

2. Review of the Subdivision of Agricultural Land Act

3. Development of LandCare programme grant framework
Other activities
1. Member of LandCare International
2. Chairperson of the African LandCare Network
3. World Overview on Conservation and Approaches
Organisation nature
National Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
Organisation street address
Delpen Building, Riviera, 0001
Organisation city
Organisation post code
Organisation country
South Africa