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Dean Tzib
Caribbean / Belize
Age: 34 años

I have innovated in the use of agricultural inputs to create more sustainable farming systems.

Category: Agriculture
Speciality: Management and production of vegetables
Value chain: Vegetables
Province: Cayo
Municipality: San Antonio Village

As an agronomist, my experience and knowledge on the agriculture field has made me develop productive systems which are more cost effective by adequately using and applying agro inputs to horticulture crops. I interpret soil analysis reports and provide recommendations to farmers on what are the necessary inputs required based on the soil report. Knowledgeable and experienced in implementing Integrated Pest Management and crop management strategies.

 

Experienced and good knowledge on the service I provide which have been able to develop and achieve good results when implemented by farmers. By understanding crop physiology and applying inputs adequately at the correct timing, I believe that I have innovated in the use of agro inputs to create more sustainable cropping systems.

CAPABILITIES
  • Adopt technology to our productive systems.
  • Have a market of our produce.
GOOD PRACTICES
  • The cooperative is being able to build synergies with other institutions to receive technical assistance and support.
  • Members are able to market their products in the local market.
  • The collection of membership fees is being done to cover expenses for the cooperative.

 

SOLUTIONS APPLIED
  • Developed horticulture crops management plans.
  • Design and implementation of  nutritional trials.
  • Design,construct and provide technical assistance greenhouse structures of different models and sizes.
STUDIES AND TRAINING
  • Introduction to the use of agricultural inputs
  • To understand crop-soil dynamics.
  • Increase or improve yielding quantities of a crop.