Management of Dutch government funded 3-year project to establish a computerised database of agricultural research and to produce research reviews on Kenyan agriculture. Assignment involved numerous visits to Kenya. Aspects of the project included:
establishing procedures for writing, editing and entering of abstracts and bibliographic details of records;
drawing up plans for follow-up project.
The project involved 5 man-months input per year in Kenya and 5 man-months input per year in UK (DGIS, Netherlands).
Apr. 1988 – Mar. 1990
Management of 2 year project to develop a computerised database of agricultural research in Tanzania. Co-ordination of the analysis and evaluation of past research using the database, to assist in providing guidelines for planning the rehabilitation of agricultural research in Tanzania. Writing a large proportion of and editing final report. Training of Tanzanian collaborators in the collection and processing of information and in the use of the database has also been carried out. [ODA; BMZ, Germany]