Zwide Jere

Managing Director
Total LandCare

Mr. Zwide D. Jere is the Managing Director of Total LandCare,. Mr. Jere has 30 years of experience working with rural communities in partnership with government, non-governmental and private sector organizations. This gives him a unique privilege in handling issues that cut across these sectors. His strong capability is assessing and analyzing issues/problems of watersheds and resolving conflicts arising from resource uses by the different groups will add value to the planned program. Mr. Jere’s experience has been focused on the following areas: 1) land use planning; 2) natural resources management and environmental monitoring; 3) developing, testing and promoting soil conservation and agroforestry interventions; 4) community empowerment; 5) production of user-friendly high quality extension and training materials in the form of manuals, training kits, posters, leaflets and radio messages targeting different audiences; 6) training of trainers, extension agents and farmers in agroforestry, soil conservation, treadle pump irrigation, M&E, environmental monitoring and management, PRA, annual workplan development Mr. Jere has special skills in the use of GIS and Remote Sensing (aerial photograph analysis and satellite data interpretation) in assessing agricultural potential; environmental monitoring; mapping natural resources and infrastructure and in other applications.