Ian Robinson, Founder of AA International Ltd Print E-mail
Dr W Ian Robinson, the founder of AA International Ltd, worked in various aspects of agricultural/rural development for over 40 years, including 35 years providing technical assistance in Asia and Africa and 6 years in research, teaching and agricultural development in the UK. His key interests were linked to the provision of timely and accurate agricultural/situation assessments related to food security; development programmes in marginal areas, including conflict zones and support programmes to agro-pastoralists. As Director of the Centre for Arid Zone Studies, University of Wales, Bangor for 13 years, he not only provided regular technical inputs to projects but also directed and managed the Centre’s staff and secured the funding for a wide range of studies, training and development programmes.
As the team leader of some 50 UN Crop and Food Supply Missions he had a very broad appreciation of rural issues and concerns.

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Stefan Robinson, Director Print E-mail

Stefan is a Business Manager in the Environment Agency with over 20 years of experience in environmental compliance ranging from water resource management to regulated industry. Having been a Director of AgriTechTalk International (CIC) since its foundation in 2012, Stefan joined AA International Ltd in August 2017 to provide support on the strategic development, company direction and begin implementation of the succession plan in preparation of the passing of his father and founder Ian.

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Heather Pitcher, Director & Programmes Officer Print E-mail
Heather became a Director of AA International in August 2018. She has worked with AA International since it was created in 2005. A horticulturalist by background, she has worked as the lead manager and administrator of AA International’s many projects. Before joining AA International Ltd, Heather worked on a broad range of horticultural projects in the Caribbean, Ethiopia and South Africa. 

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Lisa Osborne, Project Officer Print E-mail
Lisa joined AA International Ltd in 2010. Her skills in graphic design and desk-top publishing have been invaluable in the production of AA International Ltd's photographic PET manuals for crop and livestock assessing in Somalia and Sudan. She works on variety of projects, most recently Uno How's Numeracy programme and the DFMS project involving climate change and food security. She also provides general support in project analysis and report preparation.

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AA International News

APPS of PET Crops and PET Livestock

PET Crops TM and PET Livestock TM   are being modernized into a digital format to be used on android smart-phones and tablets.  The apps incorporate crop yield and livestock body condition data collection using the tried and tested PET photo- indicators; data compilation and analysis leading to real-time reporting by field officers.  


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Climate Change Busting:Transplanting
CLIMATE-CHANGE DESERVES NEW IDEAS........... Transplanting sorghum and millet seedlings  is an old idea with a new and relevant application if you do it from pre-rains nurseries.
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Environmental Management
AA International is accredited to Environmental Management Standard BS8555: Phase 2. The Standard enables us to monitor our environmental impact and identify ways to control and improve our environmental performance.

 
CFSAM South Sudan 2016
FAO/WFP have released the Crop and Food Security Assessment Mission for South Sudan, Special Report, April 2016AA International Ltd provided the consultant agronomist to this mission, which was conducted during November and December 2015.
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