Chief Scientist, Africa RISING (East Africa)
Tel: +255 272 553 051
Station: Tanzania (Arusha)
Mateete was a consultant systems agronomist for the Africa RISING Program before this new appointment. He worked as an Interim General Manager at AGRIDEC Premier Seed (2012), a visiting scientist at the Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Institute of CIAT, Nairobi and the Earth Institute of Columbia University in the US (2009–2010), a Professor of Soil Science and Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture at Makerere University (2003-2008), a regional research fellow at the African Highlands Initiative in Uganda (1999 – 2001), a research fellow at the International Atomic Energy Agency in Austria (1991), and an experimental scientist at CSIRO in Australia (1987 -1988).