Mvuyibwami Patrick

Mr. Mvuyibwami is a Research Associate at the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. He started his career as a professional intern at CIAT in 2017 where he spent a year and a half participating in implementation of Rwanda climate services for Agriculture project by providing and supervising the trainings on the use of Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA), participating in different project assessments as a field enumerator, and conducting the field experiments of PICSA .
He has also served as a field enumerator during the research on the vulnerability context of farmers in their agricultural and livelihoods activities which was conducted by CISRI in collaboration with Humanitarian response and development lab and Clark university.
In the early of 2019 he joined the team of Rwanda WISER national project as a research assistant where he had the overall responsibility of timely supporting and efficient data collection and reporting in the project; support information gathering, processing and provision of feedback for the co-production of weather and climate services involving agricultural extension officers, farmer promoters, and farmer cooperatives. Using smart phones and other information and communication technology (ICT); he was also gathering data on climate information communication needs, ICT-use efficiency, and improving the use and uptake of weather and climate information in Rwanda.
In May 2020, he worked in Pan-African bean Research Alliance (PABRA) program where his main responsibility was to collect and analyze the climate data for generating climate information products and agro-climate advisories and lead the provision of climate services trainings across African countries.
Since 2021, Patrick supports the generation and provision of information related to climate services and agricultural risk management for different projects in Africa among them are AICCRA (Ghana, Zambia, Ethiopia, Mali, Senegal and Kenya), Alluvial Master Card project (Nigeria), and Clim-ARM (Rwanda and Ethiopia), Enhancing Climate Change Resilience in East Africa (Tanzania, Rwanda, Kenya and Uganda).
He is an outstanding Climate Smart Agriculture Scientist and has been working with farmers over 5 years focusing on climate services for Agriculture. During these years, he has been involved in all activities of climate services at CIAT. He has substantial experience in leading workshops trainings and conducting field experiments.

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