29 years of overall working experience
in management, monitoring and backstopping of
development projects with focus on agriculture, rural development, capacity building,
institutional development and strengthening of farmer´s associations.
12 years’ experience as project manager with the following positions:
1988 – 1994: Project manager for rural development and education projects in Mozambique and Zimbabwe of (World House Bielefeld);
2000 – 2006: Project manager for the projects “Apoio ao PROAGRI Sofala” (APROS) and “Economic Promotion of Small-scale Farmers” (PROMEC) of the Austrian Development Cooperation, implemented by Horizont3000 Development Consult.
Vast experienced as team leader, human resource management, reporting and financial administration of development projects with focus on the SADC region.
8 years’ experience in delivering gender related training and coaching support for state
actors and NGOs in Africa, Asia and Latin America with focus on peace building, conflict and security;
Several research assignments in cooperation with universities including Humboldt University Berlin, University of Bielefeld, University of Cairo, University of Melbourne, Technical University of Kenya and Strathmore University Nairobi.
Feasibility studies and appraisal for humanitarian and development organisations
Design, management and evaluation of projects and programmes on food security, reintegration of refugees, displaced persons and former soldiers, drinking water and basic health
Disaster prevention and preparedness
Land use security and mitigation of conflicts on land and water
Extensive experience in working for a wide range of international organisations under difficult circumstances and in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams