West and Central Africa & Country Representative,
Project Investigator - HOPE ll, Mali
Dr Ramadjita Tabo is a cropping systems agronomist with a PhD in Agronomy and Plant Genetics from the University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, USA in 1985. He is currently the Research Program Director-West and Central Africa and Country Representative, Mali. Prior to his current position he was the Deputy Executive Director of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) based in Accra, Ghana (September 2009 to February 2014). Prior to that he was the Assistant Director of ICRISAT-WCA and cropping systems at ICRISAT-Niamey, Niger. Ramadjita worked and was based at various ICRISAT locations including Hyderabad/Patancheru, India; Kano, Nigeria; Bamako, Mali and Niamey, Niger. He is a member of several committees amongst which is the Pan-African START (a global Change for Change System for Analysis, Research and Training) Regional Committee (PACOM) and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). He won several awards one of which is the prestigious 2007 Nobel Peace prize as a member of the IPCC. He also chaired the Advisory Board of the IDRC funded AfricaInteract project (Enabling research-to-policy linkage for adaptation to climate change in Africa). He coordinated the Desert Margins Program (DMP) GEF funded project on arresting land degradation and conserving biodiversity in sub-Saharan Africa and the Challenge Program on Water and Food funded (CPWF) project on enhancing rainwater and nutrient use efficiency in the Volta Basin. His previous research work also included evaluation and promotion of fertilizer microdosing technology and warrantage system, intensification of integrated crop-livestock system. He has published several papers in scientific journals and proceedings.
My expertise: Cropping systems agronomist, climate risk management, Cropping systems agronomy and physiology, Integrated soil, water and fertility management, Integrated Crop-Livestock systems, systems modelling, Resource Mobilization and Team Management
- Examining the Gender Productivity Gap among Farm Households in Mali
on March 10, 2021 at 11:04 am
Singbo, A and Njuguna-Mungai, E and Yila, J O and Sissoko, K and Tabo, R (2020) Examining the Gender Productivity Gap among Farm Households in Mali. Journal of African Economies (TSI). pp. 1-34. ISSN 0963-8024
- How the Smart Food Concept Can Lead to the Transformation of Food Systems and Combat Malnutrition: Different Approaches in Africa, Globally, and a Case Study from Myanmar with Lessons Learnt for Creating Behavior Change in Diets
on October 13, 2020 at 11:17 am
Diama, A and Anitha, S and Kane-Potaka, J and Htut, T T and Jalagam, A and Kumar, P and Worou, O N and Tabo, R (2020) How the Smart Food Concept Can Lead to the Transformation of Food Systems and Combat Malnutrition: Different Approaches in Africa, Globally, and a Case Study from Myanmar with Lessons Learnt for Creating Behavior Change in Diets. Hidden Hunger and the Transformation of Food Systems, 121. pp. 149-158. ISSN 0084-2230
- Regional Science Review and Planning Meeting 2020
on May 12, 2020 at 6:24 am
Tabo, R (2020) Regional Science Review and Planning Meeting 2020. In: Regional Scientific Review and Planning Meeting for WCA, February 19-21, 2020, ICRISAT-Samanko.
- Predicting sorghum performance from big on-farm data in the savannah zone of northern Nigeria
on April 5, 2020 at 8:30 am
Akinseye, F M and Ajeigbe, H A and Ahmed, M I and Traore, P C S and Tabo, R and Whitbread, A M (2020) Predicting sorghum performance from big on-farm data in the savannah zone of northern Nigeria. In: ICROPM 2020, 2-5 feb 2020, Montpellier, France.
- Contour bunding technology-evidence and experience in the semiarid region of southern Mali
on February 27, 2020 at 6:17 am
Birhanu, Z B and Traoré, K and Sanogo, K and Tabo, R and Fischer, G and Whitbread, A M (2020) Contour bunding technology-evidence and experience in the semiarid region of southern Mali. Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems (TSI), 1 (9). pp. 1-9. ISSN 1742-1705