Sustainable Agriculture Technology

THE TEAM

From Left: Talkmore Mukuyu. Tendekai Mudimu, Mercy Muchingami, John Chinyama, Michele Bragge, Stephanie Mennie, Bryan Saunders.
        

BRYAN SAUNDERS

Projects Supervisor
(General)

Bryan has a BSc in Agriculture and has worked for SAT for the past 8 years, mainly covering Conservation Agriculture in the communal areas. He currently is responsible for the training and extension programs in the communal areas, backed by a team of project managers.

MICHELE BRAGGE

Projects Coordinator
(Finance & Administration)

Michele has been working for 20 years in administration and finance in the agricultural sector, and she is one of the founders of both the Union Project and SAT and has been running the finance and administration of SAT since its inception in 2007.

DR CHAP MASTERSON BVSc MRCVS

With 14 years’ experience as a wildlife veterinarian, Chap brings a background of conservation & wildlife management to the SAT team as Coordinator of the EU-WILD programme.

TALKMORE MUKUYU

Consultant
(General)

Talkmore has a degree in Agriculture and has worked on various agricultural projects since the late 1990’s. He has consulted to the Union Project and SAT since 2004.


TENDEKAI MUDIMU

Zim-AIED SAT Project Manager

Tendekai holds a Bachelor of Agricultural Science Honors Degree in Crop Science and has worked for SAT since 2009 on various projects. He is currently involved in managing the Zim-AIED project in 8 districts.


JOHN CHINYAMA

Consultant

John has a BSc in Agricultural Management and over 14 years’ experience working in the agricultural and NGO sector. He has been managing various projects for SAT since 2011.

SWEDI PHIRI

M&E Officer

STEPHANIE MENNIE

Accountant

LETICIA HARI

Bookkeeper

LAZARUS SANDE

Logistics Officer

MERCY MUCHINGAMI

Secretary

Holds a certificate in Secretarial studies. Has 25 years progressive experience in Secretarial/PA Field and working for SAT since October 2010 to date. Plans and coordinates events, meetings and conferences. Currently the PA to the financial controller and other Consultants. Joined SAT in 2010.

RUNYARADZO KOROKA

Data-Capture Clerk

MORESTAFF MALOWA

Driver

SAT ORGANOGRAM

SAT currently employs over 30 experienced staff (with access to an additional 70+ staff on file) to conduct it’s ongoing projects. All field staff have agricultural diplomas or certificates and have a minimum of five year’s farming experience. They are supported by agronomic consultants from the private sector, who include ex-commercial farmers and agronomists, specialized in large scale agriculture. All SAT personnel also had extensive Conservation Agriculture training through the Foundation For Farming facilities as well as own in-house training programs.

All field staff are equipped with modes of transport, protective clothing, cellphones for communication, laptops, access to email and scales for measuring the crop production. Extension workers reside within the community they serve to be able to provide immediate and constant support. Many SAT staff are fluent in local languages such as ChiShona, ChiManica and Portuguese.