Mr. Benjamin Abugri is a Certified Knowledge Manager and the Knowledge Management, Learning & Communications Lead Specialist at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), an apex continental organisation for the Africa Union Commission responsible for coordinating and advocating for Agricultural Research and Development. He is leading the observatory for Africa Agricultural initiative and a initiator of the Knowledge Management for Agricultural Development (KM4AgD) Challenge, and convener of the annual Africa Agricultural Knowledge Management Conference. He has vast experience in Knowledge Management, partnerships, outreach, networking, coordination, Project Management and Community Engagement. Before joining FARA in February 2017 he served as KM Manager for USAID Ghana Programmes implemented by the University Research Company and the John Snow Health Research Institute, and World Vision International. He has an academic background in Education, Accountant, M&E, Strategic & Project management and Knowledge Management. He is currently a PhD Candidate in Public Administration and Policy Management and has authored/co-authored several publications, including a Continental Data Capture Strategy for Africa, a practical guide for KM Practitioners. Benjamin is a member of several KM communities and serves on the board of the Knowledge for Development Partnership (K4DP) and the Ghana Council for Scientific Research (CSIR) Institute for Scientific and Technological Information of the Government of Ghana.
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