Name: Lukas Mandema
Title: Agricultural Advisor
Lukas is employed as the Agricultural Advisor for the LIPROSAN-2 Project at the DRFN, based in Okongo in the Ohangwena region.Lukas has a diploma in Natural Resources Management (Agriculture), and a Bachelor of Agricultural Management from the Polytechnic of Namibia. He is currently also pursuing a M.Sc. in Integrated Water Resources Management at Polytechnic of Namibia.
Through the UNDP Lukas has worked on natural resources management for the Ministry of Environment and Tourism, and on agricultural development through the Ministry of Agriculture, Water and Forestry under the ECORAT Project in the Okavango Region. Lukas has over 5 years of management experience in rural development and has experience in agricultural development; water management; infrastructure development; environmental management planning; micro-enterprise development; knowledge / skills transfer, and sustainable livelihoods.