Professor Thomson Sinkala, a PhD holder, is a mining engineer by qualification and a biofuels practitioner. He is CHAIRMAN of Biofuels Association of Zambia. He is the winner of the 2011 Mwape Peer Awards on Research, for providing guidance in research in the field of biofuels in Zambia.
He has undertaken consultancy work on bioenergy for various high profile clients including International Labour Organisation (ILO) / Business Development Services (BDS), United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO), United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), and the World Bank. He has been called upon internationally for various tasks including expert speaker, technical adviser, and contributor to major publications on biofuels. Some of his contributions to publications on biofuels include "Food versus Fuel - an informed introduction to biofuels", Frank Rosillo-Calle and Francis X. Johnsson (Eds.), Zed Books, London and New York, ISBN 978 -- 1-84813-383-9; and (2) "Bioenergy for Sustainable Development in Africa", Janssen, Rainer; Rutz, Dominik (Eds.), ISBN 978-94-007-2180-7; and "Are Biofuels Economically Competitive with their Petroleum Counterparts? - production cost analysis for Zambia", Policy Research Working Paper 6499 by Sinkala T, Timilsina G.R and Ekanayake I.J, published by The World, June 2013.
Prof. Thomson Sinkala, Chairman
Biofuels Association of Zambia
Chairman’s Welcome & Introduction
Day 1 [Tue 10, October], at 09:00 AM
Panel Discussion: Financing Cassava Projects & Downstream Investments
Day 1 [Tue 10, October], at 11:50 AM