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									CURRICULUM VITAE



NAME                         IAIN ADAMSON

ADDRESS                      TALHAO AF 26-10, TEMBWE, CHIMOIO
                             MOZAMBIQUE

CONTACT NO.                  CELL : (+258 82) 0305340
                             L/LINE : (+258 251) 22808
                             EMAIL iain@tembwe.com
DATE OF BIRTH                28 NOVEMBER 1957

PLACE OF BIRTH               BULAWAYO, ZIMBABWE

MARITIAL STATUS              MARRIED 4 SEPTEMBER 1982
                             WENDY MICHELLE NAUDE



LANGUAGES                    ENGLISH, SHONA, AFRIKAANS, BASIC
                             PORTUGUESE.



ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

AEB 'O' LEVEL                1973 - 7 SUBJECTS
Fort Victoria High School, Zimbabwe


OTHER QUALIFICATIONS

Ministry of Agriculture : Animal Health Inspector Diploma   1978
Animal Breeders Co-op : Artificial Insemination             1985
Animal Breeders Co-op : Cattle Management diploma           1985
Senior Course in Sugarcane Agriculture Module I             1987
Senior Course in Sugarcane Agriculture Module II            1989
Price Waterhouse : Cost Control for Managers                1990
CURRICULUM VITAE                                               IAIN ADAMSON
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SPORTING AND OTHER INTERESTS

Water sports, Hunting, Fishing, Tennis, Squash


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

2007 To Present Project Manager
               Valley Irrigation of Southern Africa/ Centre Pivot Irrigation (plc)

                 Responsible for management of 2100ha. Sugar cane development
                 For Tongaat Hulett, Lamego project, Mocambique. Installation
                 And commissioning of complete irrigation infrastructure,from
                 pump stations, water and electrical reticulation to installation and
                 commissioning of 33 centre pivots. Control of large staff
                 contingent, co-ordination of sub-contractors’ activities and
                 liason with consulting engineers. Strong emphasis was on
                 innovation and problem solving in hard conditions.



2003 To Present Managing Director
                 Horticultura Services lda.         Chimoio.
                 Mozambique

                 Currently running a multifaceted business, including agricultural
                 project management, survey and farm planning, nursery and
                 landscaping, digital printing and signwriting and property
                 development.


2001 To 2003     Development Manager
                 Companhia De Sena
                 Marromeu Sugar Estate, Mozambique

                 2 year contract, development of 7500ha of land to flood, centre
                 pivot and dragline irrigation systems. Responsible for bush
                 clearing, construction of dams, roads, canals, drainage systems,
                 land forming and preparation. Control of large staff contingent,
               including expatriate managers, surveyors, other contractors and
               extended fleet of heavy plant and construction machinery,
               including laser guided levelling equipment.

1996 To 2001   Managing Director
               Inyati Milling Company
               Chiredzi

               Started and ran a successful maize milling company, whilst
               maintaining involvement in agriculture on a consultancy
               basis.This all coming to an end due to the political situation.



   CURRICULUM VITAE                                             IAIN ADAMSON
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1992 To 1996   General Manager
               Chiredzi Ranching Company
               Chiredzi

               Responsible for all aspects of management of a sugarcane, citrus
                and mixed farming operation, including irrigation, budgeting,
               labour and transport control, including a plant hire business.
               The home farm operation was re designed and entailed the
               total re-development of 200ha. of flood irrigated sugar cane with
               updated layouts, canals and water management systems,resulting in top
               yields in the area for the subsequent 3 seasons . New agricultural
               developments included 2 x 80ha. centre pivots for sugar cane, from
               virgin Mopane forest, the first centre pivots used for cane in the
               country, including sand abstraction pumps, pipe and canal water
               delivery to the pivots.The upgrade of 100ha. citrus to microjet
               irrigation and the establishment of a mango orchard.Also responsible
               for feedlot and butchery, purchasing and feeding cattle for slaughter.

               Also responsible for development and financial control of operations at
               Masapas Ranch, part of the Save conservancy, operations being safaris,
               cattle ranching and cropping.

               Reference : Mr. P.B. Henning, Managing Director.
               tel:
     CURRICULUM VITAE                                            IAIN ADAMSON
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1983 To 1992   Senior Section Manager
               Tongaat/Hulett Sugar Ltd.
               Triangle, Zimbabwe

               Initially engaged as Feedlot Manager, responsible for management
               of 25 000 head of cattle through the Feedlot per year.

               In addition to the above, responsible for the control of a
               section of the Ranch, involving animal husbandry, breeding, grazing
               management and running of the game section, including building
               hunting camps, co-ordinating local and international hunts, problem
               animal and population control. Controlling the abattoir and
               processing of beef and game meat for the butchery as well as trophy
               preparation.

               In November 1986, transferred to the Fields Department as a
               Trainee Section Manager, then promoted to Section Manager in
               June 1987, responsible for an area of 450ha. of sugarcane and
               cotton with a labour force of approximately 200 people. Promoted
               to Senior Section Manager in June 1990 and became
               responsible for an area of 650ha. of sugarcane and acted as fields
               manager in the absence of my immediate superior.
               During this time was involved in major upgrading of field layouts
               and irrigation systems in order to maximize production.


               Left Triangle Limited in June 1992 to take up employment with
               Chiredzi Ranching Company.

               Contact References
               MR ANDRIES BOSCH - AGRICULTURAL DIRECTOR, TRIANGLE LTD TEL: 033 6221
CURRICULUM VITAE                                            IAIN ADAMSON
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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY (Continued)


1977 To 1983   Animal Health Inspector - Senior Animal Health Inspector
               Ministry Of Agriculture
               Department of Veterinary Services
               Chiredzi District

               Started as Animal Health Inspector and was promoted to Senior
               Animal Health Inspector. Duties and responsibilites included the
               Vaccination, control in eradication and recognition of disease in
               Domestic animals/livestock and wildlife. Veterinary fence inspect-
               Ion and liaisons with Farmers and communal people in rural areas.
               Quarantining of animals. Veterinary permit procedures for
               Movement of livestock (foot & mouth control), assistance in theatre
               (Veterinary Surgeon) and post mortem of animals. Rabies
               innoculation
                exercises in communal areas. Eradication of Buffalo in areas
               where foot and mouth disease was present.

               Left Ministry of Agriculture to gain experience in feedlot
               management and cropping.

               Contact References

               DR STEWART HARGREAVES, DIRECTOR OF VETERINARY SERVICES : MIN OF
               AGRIC : ZIMBABWE TEL :(+263 4) 791355
               DR PETER TREMBATH, VETERINARY OFFICER, MIN OF AGRIC : ZIMBABWE
               TEL : (+263 11) 607290
               DR COLIN SKINNER, VETERINARY SURGEON, MIN OF AGRIC : ZIMBABWE
               TEL : (+263 31) 3137




OTHER EXPERIENCE

Mechanics      Capable of most mechanical jobs, up to overhauling engines and
               Gearboxes.

Building       Experienced in construction of residential and industrial buildings.

								
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