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Biosafety Expert
Record information and status
Record ID
113676
Status
Published
Date of creation
2018-02-21 08:29 UTC (Chilala28@gmail.com)
Date of publication
2018-08-13 13:05 UTC (melissa.willey@cbd.int)

General information
Nominating Government
  • Zambia
Profile of the Expert
Winner of the most prestigious AWARD fellowship for African Women in Agricultural
Research and Development, and a Food Security Champion for Change in Africa. Field based
multi-faceted, efficient, hardworking and reliable entomologist with wide experience in
agriculture. I am proficient in all research methodologies, proposal and scientific writing,
conservation agriculture, forest management and am also conversant with trial design and
analysis using various statistical packages. I offer a unique combination of creativity and
analytical skills with the ability to advocate for issues in sustainability and climate change.
Personal Information
Coordinates
Mutibo Chijikwa
plot 100, Off Lakeroad Napsa Complex, P o box 51119, Ibex Hill Zambia
lusaka
Zambia
Phone:+260966120588
Email:chilala28@gmail.com
Gender
  • Female
Nationalities
  • Zambian
Date of birth
1983
Place of birth
zambia
Current employment
Employer / Organization
National Bisoafety Authority
Acronym
NBA
Type of organization
  • Government agency
Department / Division / Unit
Inspectorate
Start date
2016
Main responsibilities
To supervise and undertake inspection services in order to ensure compliance to regulations, guidelines and standards in research and field facilities in the use and handling of GMOs and their products.
Employment history
Countries or regions where you have worked
  • Zambia
Previous employment
Employer / Organization
Cotton Development Trust
Acronym
CDT
Start date
2007
Ending date
2016
Type of organization
  • Academic or research institute
Main areas of responsibility
Monitor and evaluate ongoing research programmes at the CDT Integrated Pest Management and Study and evaluate various control measures available for an effective IPPM system for
small holder cotton growers and recommend their potential usefulness in Zambia.
Formal education
First Degree or other academic distinction and subject
Example: B.Sc. in Microbiology
B.Sc in Entomology
Name of academic institution
University of Zambia
Start date
2002
Ending date
2006
Formal education
Second Degree or other academic distinction and the subject
Example: M.Sc. in Microbiology
M.Sc in Applied Entomology
Name of academic institution
University of Zambia
Start date
2010
Ending date
2013
Areas of Expertise
Main areas of expertise
  • Compliance and Enforcement
  • Risk assessment
  • Entomology
Publications
List most important publications related to the expert main field of expertise.
Effects of intercropping systems on incidence and damage to cotton by Diaparopsis Castanea hampson (lepidoptera: arctiidae) in Magoye, Mazabuka district of Zambia
Awards and Professional Memberships
Awards received
African Women in Agricultural Research and Development
Mandela Washigton Fellow
Young African Leadership Initiative
Professional memberships
Zambian Women in Agricultural Research and Development
Technical committees, expert panels or advisory bodies served
Technical Committee members of the Zambian Environmental Management Agency
Language proficiency
"A" = Excellent, "B" = Good, "C" = Fair
Mother Tongue
  • English
  • Tonga
Speaking / Level (A B C)
  • English
/A
Reading / Level (A B C)
  • English
/A
Writing / Level (A B C)
  • English
/A
References
References
Lackson Tonga
CEO
National Biosafety Authority
Lusaka
Zambia
Phone:+260211278316
Email:info@nbazambia.org.zm