“In spite of innumerable interventions hunger statistics are still astronomical, particularly in Africa. There is a dire need for revolutionary technological innovations to strengthen the value chains to achieve these desired objectives. Agriculture remains a critical sector in the world economy, but more importantly in developing countries and thus engagements such as the AIT are not only essential but critical for agriculture economic development.”


Experienced Chief Executive Officer with a demonstrated history of working in the executive office industry. An agribusiness development and Technology enthusiast and activist. A part-time farmer for over 15 years, currently Founder and Director of TAP Food, a Vegetable Processing Company ; Experience as a Consultant and Project Manager implementing Agricultural projects on behalf of the Free State Department of Agriculture; Former CIO and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Manager for Mangaung Metro in the Free State province of South Africa. Skilled in Project Management, Business Alignment, Governance, Entrepreneurship, IT Service Management. Strong business development professional graduated from Central University of Technology, Free State. His educational background consists of the following: A National Diploma and Degree in Agricultural Management. Currently pursuing a postgraduate diploma in Business Administration.

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