PICOTEAM is a network-organisation with nodes in Africa, Latin America and Europe
  that supports efforts to bring about change and innovations for sustainable development.

PICOTEAM Ltd. PICO Southern Africa PICO Uganda PICO Tanzania PICO Latin America
PICO Academy for Practitioners PICO Knowledge Networking

Project Management Experience

PICO team members own long and mid-term experience in managing development and research projects and programs

Joe Ramaru      
Project titel Position Budget Period
Broadening Agricultural Services and Extension Delivery (BASED) Project Manager 2,000,000 Euro 2003 - 2005
Dr. Jürgen Hagmann      
Project titel Position Budget Period
Agroforestry R&D Project in Madagascar Project Manager 1,000,000 US Dollar 1989 - 1991
Conservation Tillage R&D project in Masvingo Province, Zimbabwe Project Manager 1,800,000 US Dollar 1991 - 1995
Personal Mastery and soft skills development in Makerere University, Uganda Project Manager 500,000 US Dollar 2002 - 2004
Network Mapping of African Stakeholders in Innovation (RIU) Project Manager 100,000 US Dollar 2007 - 2008
And numerous smaller consultancy projects of less than 50,000 US Dollars


Edward Chuma      
Project titel Position Budget Period
Sustainable Management of Soil Fertility in Zimbabwe (Funded by the International Development Centre – IDRC). Coordinator (Project team leader) 400,000 US Dollar 1994 - 1999
Biological Management of Soil Fertility in small scale farming systems in tropical Africa. (Funded by the European Union). Coordinator (Project team leader) 500,000 US Dollar 1995 - 1998
Indigenous Soil and water conservation in Africa. (Funded by the Environment Programme of the Directorate-General for International Cooperation of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Netherlands). Coordinator (Project team leader) 800,000 US Dollar 1997 - 2000
Improving soil fertility in Africa; Nutrient networks and stakeholder perceptions. (Funded by the Netherlands Government). Coordinator (Project team leader) 200,000 US Dollar 1998 .- 2001
Conservation tillage network project (Funded by GTZ and FAO) Coordinator (Project team leader) 1,000,000 US Dollar 1999 - 2004
Evaluation the impact of Gender and Participatory Research (Funded by BMZ). Coordinator 120,000 2001 - 2003
Water management in wetlands in communal lands of Masvingo (Funded by DFID). Coordinator (Project team leader) 150,000 US Dollar 2002 - 2004
Balancing social welfare and environmental security of wetlands (Funded by the Challenge Programme of Food and Water). Coordinator (Zimbabwe project team leader) 500,000 US Dollar 2004 - 2008
Empowering farmers for enhanced adoption of Conservation agriculture practices in semi-arid areas of Southern Africa (Funded by Government of France – FSP through the Food Agriculture and Natural Resources - FNAR Directorate, SADC). Coordinator (Project team leader) 280,000 US Dollar 2007 - 2009