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Benjamin A.


Syracuse, NY

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August 12, 2011


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Information/knowledge/innovation management specialist with experience in the use of the new information and communication technologies (ICTs) for communicating development research to policy makers and practitioners. He has a good knowledge of the history of rural development and agricultural policy interventions; research/technology and communication policies; farmer-led research; farming systems approaches; agricultural extension reforms; community based resource management approaches; and approaches to food security and vulnerability mitigation. He has over 5 years of experience in the field of agriculture, food security, livelihood and information communication technologies, and another 4-5 years of teaching, training, instructing, capacity building, and monitoring and evaluation at college level.

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I am a researcher and practitioner in the field of ICT for development with focus on agricultural innovations and knowledge management. I am specifically working on knowledge brokering and ICTs in agriculture and other development fields.


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