Pr. CHIRINDA Ngonidzashe

Assistant Professor in Sustainable Tropical Agriculture at ESAFE - UM6P

Prof. Ngonidzashe Chirinda is Professor of Sustainable Tropical Agriculture at the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University. Ngoni’s work focuses on how innovation in agriculture can solve climate-related problems for farmers and nations around the world. He explores new ideas for solving climate and food security problems and his work informs national and international climate mitigation processes. He was also a lead author of the 2019 Refinement of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories 2006, where he focused on adapting the guidelines to meet the needs of developing countries. Mr. Ngoni is co-director of the Global Research Alliance’s Network to Support Inventories and Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) and a member of the Agriculture Technical Working Group of the Climate Bond Initiatives. Dr Ngoni is also a member of the United Kingdom Research and Innovation International Development Peer Review College and a member of the editorial board of Nature Scientific Report and Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems. He has a scientific background in soil science and agro-ecology and did post-doctoral research on spatial and temporal carbon dynamics in cultivated landscapes at the University of Aarhus, Denmark.