Didace Girukwayo

Position

Cell Community Extension Officer

Country

Rwanda

Didace is a professional crop scientist with a B.Sc. Degree in crop production and horticulture from University of Rwanda. In 2014 he participated to an international training of agriculture in ISRAEL for 1 year provided by the ministry of agriculture and animal resources in cooperation with the state of ISRAEL.

He worked in agriculture sector for 5 years as a horticulturist, farmer trainer, sector agronomist, teacher of agriculture, cooperative agronomist and supervisor of different public works activities related to agriculture. He has wide experience in training farmers in cooperatives, in farmer field school and in Twigire Muhinzi extension system. Through continuous Education and training he has helped a large number of farmers in Farmer Field School(FFS) groups changing their livelihood after a remarkable increase of farm productivity.

Currently Didace is a cell community extension officer at ARCOS Network in the” Agroforestry – Livelihoods Project’ ’with the main responsibilities of providing advice and support to farmers and community groups on tree planting among many others.

His hobbies are listening to music and playing volleyball