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AfriLAB: Regional Soil Laboratory Network for Africa | First meeting. 21 - 24 May 2019 | Nairobi, Kenya

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  1. 1. Laboratory name: Analytical laboratory for Soil and Plant Country: RWANDA Name of the presenter: Sirikare N. Sylvere (PhD)
  2. 2. Soil analysis in your country How many routine laboratories exist in your country? One from the department of soil at University of Rwanda Are they ‘mobile’ laboratories? CARAVAN SOIL MOBILE LABORATORY Are soil test kits commonly used? Few : Soil pH, EC
  3. 3. Strength/weakness What do you think your lab is strong at? Well trained technicians What do you think it could be improved? The lab Need to participate in proficiency training The Lab is not accredited
  5. 5. What are your expectations out of this meeting and GLOSOLAN? Expectation are very high share experiences and challenges with other peers The GLOSOLAN: Great Opportunity to harmonize soil laboratory methods and procedures Accreditation of our Analytical Program for Soil and Plant
  6. 6. Weighing Room
  7. 7. Sample preparation
  8. 8. Atomic absorption
  9. 9. Plant portion
  10. 10. pH, Ec Room
  11. 11. Nitrogen Equipment
  12. 12. Water bath, Centrifuge, Fume Hood
  13. 13. Thanks for your attention