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

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Zimbabwe

  1. 1. Chemistry and soil Research Institute laboratories Amos Manyanga and Simba E. Chipungare Country: Zimbabwe
  2. 2. Soil analysis in Zimbabwe Routine laboratories in Zimbabwe 6 Nature of labs: Fixed in specific locations-mostly in Harare No mobile soil test kits used- CSRI is in the process of trying to acquire mobile kits
  3. 3. Strength/weakness • Strength Competent staff Have some modern equipment Quality check done High sample turnover ratio Wide range of analysis • Areas of improvement Multiple element analysis equipment sought Need to move more towards dry chemistry Staff training in modern equipment use Decentralizing services
  4. 4. Expectations Out of this meeting: •AFRILAB operation outline •Clear position on Inter lab exchanges GLOSOLAN • Can assist with standards, •Reference material •Trainings where necessary
  5. 5. AASAAS AASAAS UV-VISUV-VIS pH METER pH METER
  6. 6. GAMMA SPECTROMETER GAMMA SPECTROMETER
  7. 7. Ndatenda Thank you

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