Limbani Kaluwa

Limbani Kaluwa

Irrigation Engineer with Lilongwe Irrigation Services Division

Location
Malawi
Industry
Farming

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Limbani Kaluwa's Overview

Current
  • Irrigation Engineer at Department of Irrigation Services, Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development
Past
  • Irrigation Officer at LADD
  • Consultant at Irrigation and Community Development
Education
  • Bunda College of Agriculture
  • Henry Henderson Institute Secondary School
  • primary
  • primary
  • primary
Connections

499 connections

Limbani Kaluwa's Summary

I am well a organized, result oriented hard worker with good coordination, team building and advocacy skills. I have good communication and writing skills. I am also computer literate with high competency in micro soft word, excel, power point and publisher, AutoCAD and Model maker.

Limbani Kaluwa's Experience

Irrigation Engineer

Department of Irrigation Services, Ministry of Irrigation and Water Development

August 2007Present (7 years 2 months)

• Conduct planning, design and technical implementation of irrigation and water harvesting development programmes
• Determine the financing arrangements for the operation and maintenance of the irrigation and drainage infrastructure
• Ensure quality control for construction and maintenance irrigation and drainage infrastructure
• Facilitate participatory preparation of designs, bills of quantities and cost estimates, tender documents and associated drawings for scheme maintenance purposes
• Ensure that proposed environmental mitigation measures are observed in the operation and maintenance of irrigation schemes
• Conduct engineering training activities for staff.

Irrigation Officer

LADD

20072013 (6 years)

• Conducting sensitization meetings on water user associations and groups.
• Training committees instituted and helping them to register their associations
• Assist in conflict resolution and land wrangles
• Assist farmers in water rights issues
• Capacity building of frontline staff in establishment and management of water user association and groups

Consultant

Irrigation and Community Development

June 2005July 2006 (1 year 2 months)

PRA Specialist
Water harvesting and small scale irrigation Development
Water User Associations formulation

Limbani Kaluwa's Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Volunteer Interests

    • Causes I care about:

      • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
      • Economic Empowerment
      • Environment
      • Science and Technology
      • Social Services

Limbani Kaluwa's Publications

  • Development of a wheelbelt water lifter for use by smallholder farmers

    • May 25, 2005
    Authors: Limbani Kaluwa

    Its a bicycle propelled lifter that can raise water at a 2m head

Limbani Kaluwa's Courses

  • BSC in Irrigation Engineering, Irrigation Engineering

    Bunda College of Agriculture

    • Irrigation Engineering
    • Rural Water supply
    • Engineering drawing
    • Land use planning
    • Project Management
    • Agricultural Economics
    • Extension
    • Environmental Sciences
    • Remote sensing and GIS

Limbani Kaluwa's Projects

Limbani Kaluwa's Languages

  • French

Limbani Kaluwa's Skills & Expertise

  1. Civil Engineering
  2. AutoCAD
  3. Highways
  4. Road
  5. Irrigation
  6. Project Planning
  7. Research
  8. Community Development
  9. Drainage
  10. Contract Management
  11. Water
  12. Sustainability
  13. Water Resources
  14. Surveying
  15. Bridge
  16. Water Management
  17. Construction Management
  18. Structural Engineering
  19. Engineering
  20. Construction
  21. ArcGIS
  22. Hydrology

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Limbani Kaluwa's Education

Bunda College of Agriculture

BSC in Irrigation Engineering, Irrigation Engineering

20022005

Henry Henderson Institute Secondary School

MSCE, High School Certificates

19891993

Activities and Societies: High school activities

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primary

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