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Albert started his horticulture career with the University of Applied Science in Switzerland where he obtained a degree of Engineering in horticulture, successfully. He went on to increase his skills by joining the FAO Headquarters in Rome where he received a Certificate from the Director General of the FAO, Dr. Jacques Diouf. He was then sent to Namibia to implement Urban and Peri-Urban horticulture initiatives using his technical expertise. (This is a project of the Ministry of Agriculture, Water & Forestry, sponsored by the Kingdom of Belgium). He then joined COSDEF (Community Skills Development Foundation) to learn how to transfer his skills to people who have never been to University, efficiently. He even did a course with Independence Caterers to study nutrition, to enhance his horticulture background. He was the lead Horticulture Officer for the UN joint program on Gender and Development from mid 2009 through mid 2010. He is also a member of the Namibia National Horticulture Task Team and a member of Namibian Organic Association. 2011-06-15 Was awarded the coordinator for the French Embassy’s FSD Project . 2011-10-28 Became a member of the International Society of Horticulture Science (ISHS). Albert visited FAO Burundi from the 8th of February 2012 till the 27th of April 2012 on a special invitation to assist on “best practices for Agriculture”. He trained 38 micro gardeners and 102 farmers during training sessions and workshops.

To date he has coordinated and managed various projects in Namibia and has received outstanding letters of reference. Please see his project feedback reports under ‘Reports’.

 

About Albert

Qualification:

University of Applied Science, Switzerland

 

UN Volunteers

UNDP

 

UN Volunteers

FAO

 

COSDEF

 

COSDEF

 

Independence

Caterers

 

References

Letter of Reference:

French FSD

 

Letter of Reference: JH Veggie Tunnels

  1 & 2

Letter of Reference: Hope Village

  1 & 2

Letter of Reference: Judea Harvest

  1 & 2

 

Letter of Reference:

DFRN

 

Letter of Reference:

NNF

 

Letter of reference:

Independence Caterers

 

Letter of reference:

FAO Namibia

 

Letter of reference:

FAO

 

Letter of reference:

University of Applied Science, Switzerland

 

Profile:

Albert Fosso

Skills
Conferences

Presentation:

Symposium for Urban& Peri-Urban Horticulture in Senegal 2010

 

Congress:

Health & Nutrition through Livelyhoods 2011

 

Presentation:

2nd All Africa Congress on Horticulture in South Africa 2012

 

Congress:

Nutrition Congress Africa - 2012

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Congress:

International Congress on Hidden Hunger, Stuttgart, Germany - 2013

 

Congress:

IAAHC - 3rd All Africa Congress held from 7-12 August 2016 in Ibadan Nigeria

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