wilson.leonardo

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Title: 
MSc.
Full name: 
Wilson Leonardo
First Name: 
Wilson
Surname: 
Leonardo
Function: 
Country coordinator Mozambique

History

Member for
3 years 6 months
Country: 
Mozambique
Career: 

Wilson José Leonardo has a PhD degree on systems agronomy by Wageningen University, the Netherlands. Wilson’s research focused on assessing the possibilities and limitations of improving productivities of smallholder farming systems in Central Mozambique. He has over 17 years’ experience working in the field of farming systems with focus on smallholder farmers in Mozambique. Intensification and extensification of smallholder systems at farm and regional level are a special interest. In 2007 he obtained his Master’s Degree in Plant Science from Wageningen University after graduating in 2001 as a Bachelor of Plant Production and Protection at the Eduardo Mondlane University, Mozambique. He worked for the International Crop Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics from 2001 to 2008. In 2014 he joined the International Fertilizer Development Center –IFDC in a joint Position with International Institute for Tropical Agriculture – IITA. He is currently IFDC Country Representative and N2Africa Country coordinator in Mozambique