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Introduction to copyright and liscences

I was born in 1957 as the 6th children of my family. My name is Khatib Juma Khatib. My mother was a housewife and my father is business man. My mother passed away in 1979 while my father is still alive.

one of the spice crops grown in Zanzibar

My professional and academic qualifications

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My academic qualification

I started schooling in 1965 at Chanjamjawiri School in Chake Chake District of Pemba Island. Then I joined Fidel Castro Secondary School for secondary education and later at Lumumba Secondary School for advanced secondary education which I finished in 1978. In 1978, I joined Ministry of Agriculture when I immediately started professional studies in diploma in crop production at Ministry of Agriculture Training Institute at Mwanza, Tanzania. In 1980 I started graduate course in agriculture at Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania and graduated in 1984. In 1989 I went to the Republic of Philippines for MSc course in Agronomy and graduated in 1992. CNN Website

My professional qualification

I work as Principal Agricultural Research Officer at Kizimbani Agricultural Research Institute as Rice Research Program Coordinator. I work in all fields like crop improvement, crop management and other related issues to rice technology development that are geared towards increasing productivity and reducing poverty among rice farmers.