Mr. Mvuyibwami is Senior Research Associate at the Alliance of Bioversity International and CIAT. His primary focus lies in bundling Climate Information Services (CIS) with Climate-Smart Agriculture to enhance agricultural risk management. His current role encompasses the management of various datasets, including those pertaining to climate, crops, and soil. He excels in producing climate information products and agro-climate advisories, ensuring their efficient dissemination to end-users.
Since 2017, he has played a key role in the implementation of several projects. These include the Rwanda Climate Services for Agriculture project, Enhancing Climate Information Services and Disaster Risk Reduction in Rwanda (WISER national project), Integrating Weather and Climate Analytics into Agricultural Risk Management (Clim-ARM) Project, Alluvial Master Card project, as well as initiatives involving the provision of climate information services in diverse African countries under the SDC and GAC projects within the PABRA program. Additionally, Mr. Patrick has been instrumental in the Accelerating Impacts of CGIAR Climate Research for Africa (AICCRA) initiative, among other climate action activities.
Throughout these projects, he has not only provided training and guidance to project stakeholders on the bundling of climate information services and climate-smart agriculture but has also conducted Participatory Integrated Climate Services for Agriculture (PICSA) field experiments. Furthermore, he has played a pivotal role in collecting, processing, and offering feedback for the co-production of weather and climate services, involving agricultural extension officers, lead farmers, farmer cooperatives, and Radio Listeners Clubs for coproduction process.
In the area of project proposal writing, Mr. Patrick has actively engaged in diverse proposal development activities. Through these experiences, he has gained valuable understandings into the details of proposal development. Mr. Patrick is an outstanding Climate Smart Agriculture Scientist and has been working with farmers over 5 years focusing on climate services for Agriculture. He also has substantial experience in leading workshop trainings and conducting field experiments.