MAgSt-Agronomy and Horticulture -2006 University of Queensland
BEd., Teaching Secondary, 1998 University of Goroka
Dip., Teachg-Agriculture, 1991 Goroka Teachers College
Dip., Trop Agric.,1987 Vudal Agricultural College
Also completed a year of senior scholar program in Agricultural Engineering and Farm Mechanization at Huazong Agricultural University, Hubei, China.
Areas of teaching
Agriculture Extension, Agriculture Education, Agribusiness, Postharvest technology, Agronomy and horticulture courses
The University of Goroka
P.O Box 1078
GOROKA 441, Eastern Highlands Province
Papua New Guinea
Phone: (+675) 531 700
Born, raised and attended primary at Bolubolu Primary school on Goodenough Island and Wesley high school from 1979-1982, Milne Bay Province, then on to Aiyura National High School from 1983-84.
After Vudal Agricultural College in 1987, I attended Goroka teachers College for a teachers training, then later returned in 1987 to do a bachelor of education degree from the newly established University of Goroka.
I have had 17 years of teaching at secondary schools in PNG in the areas of Agriculture, general science, physics, chemistry, mathematics Physical education and Personal development. Most of these teaching years was spent at Goroka Secondary School, with 4 tears at International Education Agency (IEA) and Goroka Grammar school.
This year,2016 makes it 4 years of my time at The University of Goroka with the division of Agriculture and Rural Development.
Research Interest/ Background
My postgraduate studies, interest and specialization are in the in the areas of postharvest horticulture and agriculture mechanization. I did some work on testing Smart fresh, a chemical containing 1-methyclopropene (1- MCP), to delay the ripening and extending shelf-life in Cavendish bananas. My other interest area is in agribusiness.