Agricultural Prism

Project Team

Erika Mugurameno

Zimbabwe

With over fifteen years experience in the agricultural sector, Erika has worked within government in various capacities, devising, monitoring and implementing a wide variety of projects and initiatives across a range of individuals, firms and stakeholders.
Nationality: Zimbabwean
Qualifcation: Bachelor’s degree in Animal Science – Women’s University in Africa
Specialism: Livestock
Experience: Over 15 years
Language(s): Shona (native speaker), Ndebele (native speaker) and English (proficient)

Role: Team Leader

Kojo Baah

ghana

A Mechanical Engineer with diverse engineering service experience which includes roles in the Petroleum, Automobile and Hydropower Generation industries. Has broad interests and seeks opportunities to make a meaningful impact through technology and smart process implementation.
Nationality: Ghanaian
Qualifcation: Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering – Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology
Specialism: Thermo-Fluids and Energy Systems
Experience: 2 years
Language(s): Twi (native speaker) and English (proficient)

Role: Monitoring & Evaluation

Thapelo Pitso

south africa

A motivated, passionate and hard-working individual, Thapelo always seeks to achieve the best outcome possible. He is well organised and strives to embrace new challenges with great enthusiasm. As a recent graduate of UNISA he believes it is important to understand that people are social beings and supporting others is a must.
Nationality: South African
Qualification: National Diploma in Safety Management – University of South Africa
Specialism: Occupational Health and Safety Law
Experience: n/a
Language(s): Southern Sotho (native speaker) and English (proficient)

Role: Monitoring & Evaluation

Lucilia Chimbana

mozambique

Having recently completed her studies Lucilia is on the look out for new opportunities to develop and deepen her professional experience. Open-minded, resourceful and inquisitive she is not afraid to explore areas that are unfamiliar but that provide an opportunity for learning and growth.
Nationality: Mozambican
Qualifcation: Human Resources Management – Education and Management Institute
Specialism: Human Resources
Experience: n/a
Language(s): Portugese (native speaker) and English (moderate)

Role: Language Support

Rex Lemani

Malawi

Rex gained hands on experience in the agricultual sector during his time at the ‘Farmers Union of Malawi’ where he implemented, monitored and evaluated projects.  He is keen to broaden his experience and develop new skills in the field of agriculture.
Nationality: Malawian
Qualifcation: Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences – University of Malawi, Chancellor College
Specialism: Demography, Economics and Psychology
Experience: 2 years
Language(s): Chichewa (native speaker) and English (proficient)

Role: Project Admin

Rifumo Dibakoane

SOUTH AFRICA

Final year safety management student, aspiring to reach greater heights in her professional field. Self driven and open to exploring diverse fields.
Nationality: South African
Student: National Diploma in Safety Management – University of South Africa 
Specialism: Occupational Health and Safety 
Experience: n/a
Language(s): English (native speaker) and Xitsonga, Northern Sotho, Iszulu (moderate)

Role: Project Admin

Sharon Atieno

Kenya

Through her work at the Embassy of Germany in Kenya, Sharon is no stranger to working environments that cut across cultures. She has a driving passion to undertake community service. She is versertile and enthusiastic about aquiring new skills.
Nationality: Kenyan
Qualifcation: Bachelor’s degree in International Business Administration – United States International University/ AFRICA
Specialism: Marketing and Business Development
Experience: 2 years
Language(s): Dholuo (native speaker),  Swahili (basic), English (proficient) and Japanese (moderate)

Role: (Lead) Project Management

John Nyangulu

malawi

John is an energetic, ambitous and focused individual with a mature mindset.  Through his work with think tanks across Africa he has gained experience in leadership, management and marketing while deploying his analytical skills to evaluate and draw meaningful conclusions from data.
Nationality: Malawian
Student: Bachelor’s degree in Humanities, Majoring in Philosophy – University of Malawi, Chancellor College
Specialism: Business Ethics
Experience: n/a
Language(s): Tumbuka (native speaker), Chichewa and English (proficient)

Role: Project Management Assistant