Coordinator CDAIS project
Agricultural engineer with Masters in Business Management (Corporate Strategies) from the Asian Institute of Management, Philippines.
Over 20 years of knowledge and experience in Africa working on agricultural information and knowledge management, facilitation of learning and innovation, resource mobilization and institution building of regional organizations and networks, capacity building on network management, team building and information & knowledge management strategies.
Since January 2015, Myra coordinates the European Union funded project called ‘Capacity Development for Agricultural Innovation Systems’. Before joining ICRA, she headed the Knowledge Management and Capacity Strengthening Unit and was the Board Secretary at AfricaRice.
Myra Wopereis, a Philippines national, is one of the pioneers of the Secretariat of the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) where she held several posts starting as the Special Assistant to the Executive Director, Coordinator of European-African partnership platform and the Director of access to knowledge and technologies in Africa. She was also the Technical Advisor of the African Forum for Agricultural Advisory Services (AFAAS).