Curriculum vitae: Mark Ritchie

Proposed role in the project:

1.      Family name:       Ritchie

2.      First names:         Jeremy Mark

3.      Date of birth:       3rd July 1951         Contact

4.      Nationality:          British

5.      Civil status:          Married

6.      Education:          

Institution
[ Date from - Date to ]

Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:

University of Bradford, UK
25/4 – 27/5 1994

Certificate, Environmental Impact Assessment and Project Appraisal in Developing Countries

The Open University Business School, UK  04/1990 – 10/1993

Professional Certificate in Management.

Imperial College, London
10/1973 – 04/1980

PhD and Diploma of Imperial College in Agricultural Entomology

Imperial College, London
10/1970 – 07/1973

BSc (Hons), ARCS in Zoology (Class 2)

7.       Language skills:  Indicate competence on a scale of 1 to 5 (1 - excellent; 5 - basic)

Language

Reading

Speaking

Writing

English

1

1

1

French

2

3

4

Russian

5

5

5

8.      Membership of professional bodies:

Member of the Society of Biology, Chartered Biologist (MSB, C Biol)

Fellow of the Royal Geographical Society (FRGS)

Fellow of the Royal Entomological Society (FRES)

Member of the Tropical Agriculture Association

9.      Other skills:  (e.g. Computer literacy, etc.) Trained in environmental auditing (ISO 14001), TeamUp® methodology for logical frameworks, use of computer software (Microsoft Project, Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, Internet Explorer, Powerpoint, Photoshop); regular peer-reviewer for Experimental Agriculture journal.  

10.  Present position:  Independent NR Consultant

11.  Years within the firm:    N/A

12.  Key qualifications:  (Relevant to the assignment)

·         Substantial proven experience in technical and financial evaluation of donor-funded development projects, programmes and proposals (South Africa, Botswana, Tanzania, East Timor) delivered against tight deadlines;

·         Long-term work experience (10 years) in Eastern (Kenya) and Southern Africa (Malawi) with DFID, including 4 years designing and implementing smallholder farming systems research including statistical validation of improved productivity of smallholder farming systems within a livelihoods- based context.

·         Demonstrated experience as a team leader of multi-cultural teams for DFID, EC, ADB in Africa and elsewhere, including leading a major EC Scoping Study on factors affecting international trade in fruit to Europe from 8 countries of West Africa.

·         Over 10 years full-time experience working in institutional strengthening in Sub-saharan Africa and Asia, working closely with host-government ministries and providing advice and capacity-building to civil servants (Kenya, Malawi, East Timor, Kazakhstan). 

·         More than 30 years of relevant professional experience in agricultural development, including sixteen years relevant postgraduate experience in environmental assessment of large agricultural/agribusiness development programs in developing and transitional economies including development projects related to irrigated agriculture, forestry, sustainable water use and land management, agricultural diversification and agribusiness development. Six separate environmental assessments carried out in the last four years (2006-2009);

·         PhD-qualified biologist and author/co-author of 60 technical publications, with proven track record in drafting of lucid and accurate reports and oral presentations to donors (EC, DFID, ADB) and host country stakeholders.

·         More than 20 years relevant experience of project cycle management in developing and transitional economies, including the design, implementation, monitoring and assessment of donor-funded development projects.

·         Familiarity with international conventions and legislation on pesticides, food quality, biodiversity, climate change, pollution control, protected areas.

13.  Specific experience in the region:

Country

Date from - Date to

Angola

03 –17.02.2010

Somaliland

16 – 29/11/2009

Mozambique

28/10/2009 – 05/11/2009

Mali

25/07/2008 – 01/08/2008

Tanzania

1993–1995 (1 m/yr); 25/02/2008 – 04/03/2008

Zambia

21/11/2007 – 15/12/2007

Burkina Faso, Cote d’Ivoire, Ghana                    02/09/2007 – 19/09/2007

02/09/2007 – 19/09/2007

Senegal, Guinea, Mali

20/08/2007 – 02/09/2007

Nigeria, Benin

15-23/07/2007, 11/2007

Botswana

05/2006

South Africa

11/2005 –12/2005

Lesotho

14-23/02 2002

Zambia

18-29/04 2001

Kenya

2000 – 2003 (3 wks per year)

Ethiopia

13/10 – 12/11 2000

Malawi

01/1996 – 03/2000

Kenya

10/1982–04/1988; 11–12/1994 

Egypt, Sudan, Kenya, Somalia

01 – 07/1981

Mali, Niger

1974–1978 (3 months per year)

Cambodia

02-12.03.2010

China

24/10/2008 – 26/04/2009

Afghanistan

06/08/2008 – 17/09/2008

China

01/04/2007 – 1/05/2007

Afghanistan

17/01/2007 – 15/02/2007

Kyrgyz Republic

07/01/2006 – 03/02/2006

East Timor

01/2004 – 09/2005

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyz Rep., Kazakhstan

10/2003

Kazakhstan

06/2003 – 07/2003

Kazakhstan

09/2001 – 02/2003

Kazakhstan

04/05 – 04/07 2000

Bangladesh

1995 (2 weeks)

India

1994 (1 month)

14.  Professional experience

Date from - to

Location

Company

Position

Description

10/2009 -

05/2010

UK, Angola Mozambique, Somaliland, Cambodia

The HALO Trust

(Guy Willoughby: willoughby@dial.pipex.com)

Rural Development Consultant

Providing advisory services to strengthen partnerships and potential synergies between landmine clearance and rural development interventions across HALO’s demining programmes in 7 countries, and enhancing assessment and presentation of development outcomes for beneficiaries of mine clearance for donors, with a view to increasing medium-term financing for mine clearance, in pursuit of millennium development goals and achievement of Ottawa Convention obligations by developing host country governments. 

07/2009 -

08/2009

 

East Timor

Niras/EC

(Sofia Chaichee: Sofia.Chaichee@niras.fi)

Program Evaluation / Environment Specialist

Final Evaluation of the Rural Development Programme, including the Third Agricultural Rehabilitation Programme (ARP III) and the Rehabilitation and Community Development in Rural Areas Program (RCDRA), composed of four component projects: Oecussi Ambeno Community Activation Project (OCAP), Access Improvements to Marlets in the Eastern Regions (AIM), Program for Enhancing Rural Women’s Leadership and Participation in Nation Building in Timor-Leste (PERWL) and Skills Training for Gainful Employment (STAGE), according to standard EC evaluation methodology, with emphasis on environmental benefits and impacts.

10/2008 - 11/2008

China

Landell-Mills / ADB

Environmental Specialist

Initial investigation of environmental impacts of the proposed Forestry Ecological Development Project in three North West Provinces of PRC (Xinjiang, Shaanxi, Gansu) (US$ 210 million). Preparing policy guidelines for PRC implementing agencies to prepare environmental examination of proposed projects according to ADB environmental policy requirements.  (Summary IEE to be prepared in 2009)

08/2008 - 09/2008

Afghanistan

Roots of Peace / ADB

Environmental specialist

Prepared Initial Environmental Assessment (IEE) and Summary IEE to ADB environmental policy and guidelines for ADB’s Rural Business Support Project, adding value to specific agricultural value chains (edible oils, milk, wool, potatoes etc) through enhanced production and processing.  Work included designing water quality standards for agro-industrial emissions, development of Environmental Mitigation and Monitoring Plan and provision of training for project staff in compliance with ADB and national environmental regulations.

07/2008

Mali

ECOWAS

IPM Specialist/ Workshop facilitator

Facilitated Regional Validation Workshop (in French and English) for the member countries of the Economic community of West African States on a regional plan (financed by EC EDF) for management of the damages inflicted on fruit by fruit flies, expected to be funded by a consortium of donors, including EC EDF coordinated by the World Trade Organization (WTO).

03/2008

UK (for Central Asia )

ADB (directly employed)

IPM/ Project Design specialist

Designed IPM policy component for proposed Central Asian regional project on removal and substitution of Persistent Organic pollutant chemical pesticides (POPs), for co-funding by GEF and ADB (c 20 million USD)

02/2008 - 03/2008

Tanzania

PAN UK / EC

IPM/ Evaluation specialist

Undertake and report final evaluation of Tanzania component of EC-funded Pesticides and Poverty Programme, including stakeholder interviews (representatives of government, academia, NGOs, CSOs) to determine extent to which project had met its environmental objectives.

11/2007 - 12/2007

Zambia (Luapula Province )

Niras / Govt of Finland

Environmental specialist

Programme for Luapula Agriculture and Rural Development (PLARD).  Review strategic environmental concerns for long-term agricultural development; screening of specific PLARD interventions, identifying mitigation measures; establish environmental criteria and indicators for all interventions. Define PLARD comparative advantage at interface of agriculture/fisheries/environment concerns and identify policy issues and actions. Make workshop presentation.

07/2007 - 11/2007

West Africa (Nigeria, + 8 countries)

Italtrend / EC

9th EDF

Team Leader, IPM Expert

Team Leader of Study on damages inflicted by fruit flies on West African fruit production and development of an Action Plan for a Regional Response.  Developing country and institutional profiles of the mango production subsector in West Africa and the high levels of damage by fruit flies leading to quarantine interceptions of export produce in Europe.  The report outlines a regional policy and plan for financing under the 10th EDF. Workshop Presentations made to EC in Brussels and Nigeria.

04 /2007-05/2007

China (Shanxi)

CARDNO ACIL / ADB

Environment Expert

Integrated Agricultural Development Project.  Development of Initial Environmental Examination and Environmental Monitoring Plan for a very large multi-component development programme loan project (100 million $ US), involving facilitation of project design to deliver positive environmental outcomes and avoid negative impacts in upland and river valley areas.

01-02/ 2007

Afghanistan

Landell Mills / ADB

Environment Expert

Commercial Agriculture Development Project. Development of Initial Environmental Examination and Environmental Monitoring Plan for a large ($US 40 million) multi-component development programme, involving mitigation & monitoring plan for agro-processing activities.

01-07/ 2006

Kyrgyz Republic (3 missions)

Landell Mills / ADB

Environment Expert

Second Agriculture Area Development Project. Development of Initial Environmental Examination and Environmental Monitoring Plan for a large ($US 22.5 million) irrigated agriculture project, including assessment of rural irrigation schemes. Evaluating and advising on sustainable land and forestry management policies and strategies to deliver improved agricultural productivity per unit of land and water

05/2006

Botswana

Transtec / Particip  / EC, 9th EDF

Evaluation Expert

Evaluation of Competitive Agricultural Research Proposals for SADC ICART CRARF Project. Developing evaluation methodology, appraising research proposals for and making recommendations according to criteria agreed with EC Delegation.

11-12/ 2005

South Africa

Italtrend / EC, 9th EDF

Team Leader, IPM/ Evaluation Expert

Mid-term Review of SA Pesticide Initiative Programme (SA PIP).  Led MTR and drafted evaluation report evaluating effectiveness of PIP in meeting objectives of making RSA horticultural exports compliant with EU food safety legislation (relevance, efficiency, effectiveness, impact, sustainability), with detailed recommendations addressing needs of emerging farmers for capacity-building to become export-ready. Arrange and facilitate validation workshop.

01/2004 - 09/2005

East Timor

UNDP

Advisor in IPM to Ministry of Agriculture

Capacity-building in management and conduct of crop protection research and development, including pest and disease surveys and diagnosis, developing SOPs and capacity building workshops in environmentally safe pest management in rice and coconut, monitoring and evaluating biological control programmes, assessing training needs, drafting project proposals, ministerial briefings on pesticide-related policy development and legislation..

10/2003

Uzbekistan, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan

NR International

(EC, TACIS)

Team Leader

TL, bid preparation for EC-TACIS regional project: “Follow up to Western Tien Shan Biodiversity Conservation Project” for NR International. Undertook rapid 3-country situation appraisal, identified opportunities and constraints and drafted recommendations for project implementation.  ToR to strengthen establishment and governance of legally-protected trans-boundary forest nature reserves and enhance livelihoods of adjoining human population. 

06/2003 - 07/2003

Kazakhstan

IPP Consultants/ EC TACIS

Team Leader

TL, PPTA mission for EC-TACIS Environmentally Friendly Development in Kyzyl-Orda Region (North Aral Sea area).  Reviewed donor activities in Aral Sea region, interviewed stakeholders and visited site.  Drafted project design and Log frame for 2.0 M Euro project on sustainable irrigated cropping, reducing water use while enhancing farmers’ livelihoods.

09/2001 - 02/2003

Kazakhstan

IPP Consul-tants /ADB

IPM Specialist/ Team Leader

TL, Technology & Institutional Development for Sustainable Locust Management TA Project. Developing locust monitoring GIS and database information system for Ministry of Agriculture & environmental assessment of effects of locust spraying (Value: $1 million over 17 months, ADB funded). Arrange and facilitate project evaluation workshop.

02/2002

Lesotho

DFID/ GROW

Training Consultant

Prepared & delivered training-of-trainers course on rain-fed vegetable production without pesticides for extension workers of Lesotho NGO “GROW”. DFID funded.

04/2000 - 07/2001

UK, Zambia, Ethiopia, Kenya; Kazakhstan

Univ. of Greenwich, Natural Resources Institute/ DFID

Principal Research Scientist & Evaluation specialist

Team Leader, developing and delivering training-of-trainers course on environmentally friendly management of dry-land vegetable pests for the Zambian NGO Harvest Help (DFID); Team Leader, participatory project evaluation (with stakeholder workshop) of Integrated Pest Management Farmer Field School Project for North Wollo and Wag Hamra, Ethiopia. Save the Children Fund. DFID-funded.  Supervision and evaluation of research with NARS scientists and farmers to develop environmentally and economically sustainable IPM strategies for smallholder sorghum production in semi-arid Kenya. DFID funded. Conducted EIA study of chemical control operations for proposed ADB locust control project for Ministry of Agriculture, Kazakhstan and proposals for policy development.

01/1996 - 04/2000

Malawi

Natural Resources Institute  / UK DFID

Team Leader & IPM Specialist

Farming Systems IPM Project.  Designed, managed and implemented NARS research program to develop sustainable dry land crop management policies and strategies; led stakeholder review workshop to update project logical framework & outputs.  Managed 3 expatriate and 12 Malawian staff. Conducted training needs assessment and organised postgraduate agricultural research training programmes (delivered 12 MA and MSc degrees) to develop national capacity for farming systems research.  Set up and administered budgeting & accounting system for disbursement of $US 3.4 million over four years to meet agreed project outputs in support of smallholder family livelihoods.  Organised major national conference on Integrated Crop Management Research and published proceedings.  Promoted crop diversification to sweet potato and pigeon peas as cash crops & validated, published and released new crop management technologies.

08/1992 - 12/1995

UK and Overseas (Kenya, Tanzania, Bangladesh)

Natural Resources Institute, UK/ World Bank

Environmental Specialist, Principal Research Scientist & Consultant

Wrote review of irrigation development in Africa. Funded by JICA.  Drafted Initial Environmental Assessment report on impacts of rehabilitation of the Bura and Hola Irrigation Schemes, Tana River District, Kenya, with recommendations for mitigation activities.  Carried out desk study of environmental effects of pesticides spraying for desert locust control and recommendations for policy development and mitigation measures. World Bank funded.  Developed successful funding proposal for Mkomazi Invertebrate Biodiversity Project, Tanzania (Darwin Initiative) evaluating the effect of habitat degradation, and proposals for management.

08/1990 - 07/1992

UK and Overseas

CAB International Institute of Entomology

Assistant Director

Recruitment & management of c. 20 scientific, staff delivering research, training courses and diagnostic services in support of LDC agriculture; Budgeting, procurement, job appraisal, disciplinary proceedings, annual reports. Design, organization and evaluation of International Training Courses. Preparation of publicity material. Presented invited paper on technical training at International Workshop on Diagnostic Services for Agriculture and the Environment, Trinidad.

08/1988 - 07/1990

UK and Overseas

Natural Resources Institute

Principal Research Scientist

Project Manager for Locust pests. DFID funded. Delivered training course for FAO, Trinidad.  Pest surveys in semi-arid environments in Kenya. Report on UK locust research capability and organised national locust reearchers, meeting. DFID funded.

10/1982 - 07/1988

Kenya

National Museums of Kenya

Head, Dept of Entomology

Institutional capacity-building and infrastructure development for biodiversity research, training and bio-systematic services. (DFID-funded).  Drafting project donor funding proposals, reports, research papers. Field Coordinator of National Museums of Kenya / Royal Geographical Society (RGS) Kora Research Project, Phase 2 (Tana River, Kenya, 1984), involving drafting regular progress reports to RGS, field project logistics & management of remote bush camp. Organised and taught two international training courses on agricultural pest identication

10/1973 - 09/1982

UK, Mali, Niger,

Centre for Overseas Pest Res.  / ODA

Senior Scientific Officer; Junior Res. Fellow

Researching taxonomy & biogeography of tropical insects; providing worldwide taxonomic identification service; PhD thesis and numerous papers on insect biology & taxonomy. Collected research material in Central and South America to establish origins of C. & S. American locust plagues; 6 months expedition through E Africa collecting biodiversity data

15.   Other relevant information (e.g., Publications) 59 research and dissemination publications. Separate list available.


Selected relevant publications by J.M. Ritchie

 

 

 

 

Orr, A. & Ritchie, J.M.  2004.  Learning from failure: smallholders farming systems and IPM in Malawi. Agricultural Systems 79 (2004): 31-54.

 

Abeyasekera, S., Ritchie, J.M. and Lawson-McDowall, J.  2002. Combining ranks and scores to determine famers’ preferences for bean varieties in southern Malawi.  Experimental Agriculture (2002),38:97-109.

 

Lawson-McDowall, J., Abeyasekera, S., Mwale, B., Ritchie, J.M., Orr, A. and Chanza, C. 2001.  IPM for Smallholders: a Researcher's Case Book from Malawi. Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.  vi + 88 pp.

 

Ritchie, J.M. (ed.).  2000.  Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute. vi + 312 pp.

 

Abeyasekera, S., Ritchie, J.M. and Chanika, C.S.M.,  2000.  Experimental trials within the FSIPM Project and related statistical issues. Pp 28-40. In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Mwale, B., Ritchie, J.M., Chanika, C.S.M. and Barahona, C. 2000.  Cultural management of sweet potato weevil (Cylas puncticollis).  Pp 48-59.  In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Ritchie, J.M., Abeyasekera, S.  Mzilahowa, T.D., Nyirends, G.K.C., and Mwale, B. 2000. Costs and benefits of seed dressing as a pest management strategy for whitegrubs in Blantyre/Shire Highlands. Pp 60-76.  In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Ritchie, J.M., Abeyasekera, S., Chanika, C.S.M., Ross, S.J., Mkandawire, C.B.K., Maulana, T.H., Shaba, E.R. and Milanzi, T.T.K.  2000.  On-farm trials of a farmer-developed cultural pest management strategy for termites in Blantyre/Shire Highlands.  Pp 77-89.  In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Ritchie, J.M., Orr, A., Lawson-McDowall, J., Mwale, B., Chanika, C.S.M. and Saiti, D.  2000.  The FSIPM Project and the smallholder farming system in Blantyre/Shire Highlands.  Pp 13-20. In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Lawson-McDowall, J., Kapulula, P., Ritchie, J.M., and Abeyasekera, S.  2000.  Learning with farmers: participation and evaluation in the development of IPM technologies.  Pp 119-128. In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Ritchie, J.M., Chanika, C.S.M., Lawson McDowall, J., Orr, A. and Mwale, B.  2000.  Disseminating research results to researchers, extensionists and farmers: what have we got and how should we package it?  Pp 145-149. In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Ritchie, J.M., Abeyasekera, S., Chanika, C.S.M., Ross, S.J., Mkandawire, C.B.K., Maulana, T.H., Shaba, E.R. and Milanzi, T.T.K.  2000.  On-farm trials of bean varieties for yield and pest resistance.  Pp 164-179. In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Chanika, C.S.M., Abeyasekera, S., Ritchie, J.M., Riches, C.R., Mkandawire, C.B.K., Mputeni, H., Makina, D., and Daudi, A.T.  2000.  On-farm trials of technologies for the management of  Striga asiatica in Blantyre/Shire Highlands. Pp 216-225.  In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Chanika, C.S.M., Abeyasekera, S., Ritchie, J.M., Riches, C.R., Mkandawire, C.B.K., Mputeni, H., Makina, D., and Daudi, A.T.  2000.  Initial results from small-scale use of Tephrosia and Crotalaria in intercropping experiments in Blantyre/Shire Highlands.  Pp 256-262.  In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Ritchie, J.M.  2000.  Some opportunities for demand-driven research in Blantyre/Shire Highlands.  Pp 292-295.  In: Integrated Crop Management Research in Malawi: Developing Technologies with Farmers.  Proceedings of the Final Project Workshop of the Farming Systems Integrated Pest Management Project, Club Makokola, Mangochi, Malawi, 29 November-3 December 1999.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.

 

Ritchie, J.M., Polaszek, A., Abeyasekera, S., Minja, E.M.and Mviha, P.  2000.   Insect pest incidence in seed pods of pigeonpea genotypes in on-farm trials in Southern Malawi.  International Chickpea and Pigeonpea Newsletter 7: 64-66.

 

Ritchie, J.M., Abeyasekera, S., and Chanika, C.S.M.  2000.   Performance of ICRISAT Pigeonpea Varieties on Smallholder Farms in Southern Malawi.  International Chickpea and Pigeonpea Newsletter  7: 50-52.

 

Orr, A., Mwale, B., Ritchie, J.M., Chanika, C.S.M., and Magor, N. 1998.  IPM for smallholder farming systems in Southern Malawi.  Proceedings of the Association for Farming Systems Research-Extension 15th International Symposium.  Volume 1.  Pp 248-257. 

 

Disney, R.H.L., & Ritchie, J.M. 1997.  A new genus of Phoridae (Dipt.) that parasitizes an afrotropical millipede (Diplopoda, Odontopygidae).  Ent. Mon. Mag. 133: 151-156.

 

Ritchie, J.M. & Dobson, H. 1995.  Desert Locust Control Operations and their Environmental Impacts.  NRI Bulletin 67.  Chatham, UK: Natural Resources Institute.  42 pp

 

Ritchie, J.M. & Makusi, R. 1995.  Afzelia cuanzensis, new wild host of the maize cob borer, Mussidia nigrivenella in East Africa.  FAO Plant Protection Bulletin, 42 (3) 1994: 152-153.

Ritchie, J.M., 1994. Training in identification of pest organisms.  In: Hawksworth, D.L. (ed.) Identification and Characterization of Pest Organisms.  CAB International, Wallingford.

 

Hawksworth, D.L. & Ritchie, J.M., 1993.  Biodiversity and Biosystematic Priorities: Microorganisms and invertebrates.  CAB International, Wallingford, UK.  120 pp.

 

Mungai, M.N. & Ritchie, J.M. 1991.  Hybridization studies of subspecies of the African grasshopper Acanthacris ruficornis (F.) (Orthoptera: Acrididae). Proc. 5th Int. Meeting of the Orthopterists' Society.  Boletin de Sanidad Vegetal y Plagas (Fuera de Serie) 20 (1990): 93-104.

 

Ritchie, J.M. 1990.  Discussion, in Cheke, R.A. 1990.  A migrant pest in the Sahel: the Senegalese Grasshopper, Oedaleus senegalensisPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London B, 328: 551-552.

 

Ritchie, J.M. & Pedgley, D.E. 1989.  Desert Locusts cross the Atlantic.  Antenna 13 (1): 10-12.

 

Bagine, R.K.N., Darlington, J.P.E.C., Kat, P.J. & Ritchie, J.M. 1988.  Nest structure, populations and  genetic differentiation of some morphologically similar species of Macrotermes in Kenya. In: Proceedings of a symposium on Fungus growing Termites in the Tropical Environment.  Sociobiology. 15 (2): 125-132

 

Russell-Smith, A., Ritchie, J.M. & Collins, N.M. 1987.  The surface-active spider fauna of arid bushland in Kora Reserve, Kenya.  Bulletin of the British Arachnological Society 7 (6): 171-174.

 

Collins, N.M., Ritchie, J.M., Muhangani, J. & Njoroge, J. 1987.  The riverbank arthropod community and considerations for its conservation.  Pp  191-205.  In: Kora: an ecological inventory of the Kora National Reserve, Kenya. (M.J. Coe & N.M. Collins, Eds). Royal Geographical Society, London v + 340 pp.

 

Darlington, J.P.E.C., & Ritchie, J.M. 1987.  Intercastes between  steriles and nymphs in Macrotermes michaelseni (Isoptera: Termitidae).  Sociobiology. 13 (2): 67-73.

 

Ritchie, J.M. 1985.  Insect Identification: a new service for East Africa. Span  28 (3). 4 pp