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Nov 2014Present


UNICEF & Zimbabwe Youth
— Council Thematic Consultant, Youth Empowerment and Participation; Youth Employment and Livelihoods The specific assignment entails conducting a desk review to summarize the situation of the youth in relation to livelihoods and empowerment. This will include:(a) reviewing the institutional framework governing youth sectors such as the National Youth Policy
Dec 2013Present


United Nations
Conference on October 2013— Trade and Development(UNCTAD) UNCTAD National Consultant Reviewed monitoring and evaluation data from targeted beneficiaries and PhytoTrade Africa and completed BTIAS data gathering sheets Submitted the BTIAS data to UNCTAD and PhytoTrade Africa with comprehensive information for 2011 and 2012 Collaborated in the review of PhytoTrade Africa's environmental and social impactassessment indicators
Jul 2014Sep 2014

Data Manager

The Nature Conservancy, Lusaka — Data Manager I coordinated the development of a livelihoods surveys for Mulobezi and Kasonso Game Management Areas. Additional tasks included translating the survey into an XLSform for use on the ODK Collect Android based platform. I then trained 10 Research Assistants on interview techniques and how to use tablets to collect livelihoods data. Once the data was submitted to the server, I cleaned and analysed data using R Statistics. I then led the formulation of the draft report.
Aug 2014Aug 2014

Redd+ Workshop Facilitator

Local Capacity Builder
— REDD+ Workshop Facilitator I facilitated the first stakeholders workshop on REDD+ in the South East Lowveld, Zimbabwe. This workshop brought together various government departments and NGOs working the South-East lowveld to explore potential for REDD+ projects. Save Valley Conservancy and August 2014— August 2014 Workshop Facilitator I facilitated a workshop for the Save Valley Operators and nine(9) traditional chiefs around the Save Valley Conservancy I led the formulation of a concept document to guide the implementation of the proposed community-private partnership 22 October 2014— 28 October 2014 Zimbabwe I facilitated a Consultative workshop organized by the Transparency International on potential corruption risk areas for potential REDD+ projects and programs in Zimbabwe. SNV-The Netherland Development October 2013— February 2014 Organization Rural Agriculture Revitalization Program-Commercialization of Smallholder Farming (RARP-CSF) seeks to enhance household food security, generate employment and improve household income through the commercialization of smallholder farming across eight rural provinces of Zimbabwe. Collected and validated Monitoring and Evaluation data for the following: Value Chain Financing-ZADT Agrodealer Restocking Contract Farming SME Support September 2013— November 2013 Team Leader(Monitoring and Evaluation) Reviewed PhytoTrade Africa's M&E system Reviewed PhytoTrade Africa's strategic focus and consulted with staff members 2 Reviewed examples of best practice M&E and Marketing
May 2012Jun 2014

Fieldwork Coordinator

Social Impact
— Fieldwork Coordinator
Nov 2013Jan 2014

Research Consultant

Amex International Social Impact
— Research Consultant Assisted in conducting qualitative and quantitative analysis; provided interpreter/translation support for interviews, literature review, and one-on-one meetings; assisted in carrying out post desk review work plan; participated in conference calls with USAID representatives; supported debrief with Mission staff; and contributed to draft and final evaluation report.
Jul 2007Jul 2012

Fieldwork Coordinator

— Fieldwork Coordinator I led numerous data collection exercises that involved supervising teams, training of enumerators, conducting interviews, analysing data with SPSS, reporting and presenting data to communities
Aug 2008Jun 2012

Managing Editor

University of Florida, African Multiple
— Studies Quarterly Managing Editor Handled the peer review process(internal and external), emails, editing, formatting, and publishing issues online Published 11 issues(including Special Issues in four years)
Aug 2006Jan 2008

Principal Social Science Research

— Principal Social Science Research I worked as lead Social Scientist on the EU funded Livestock project in the South East Lowveld of Zimbabwe in ten(10) dip-tank areas and did the following: Designed baseline tools and collected data on farmer watering and grazing practices Conducted bi-weekly follow ups to check farmer compliance with cattle dipping schedules Collated, cleaned, and analysed data using SPSS Compiled project reports
Oct 2003Aug 2007

Teaching Assistant

University of Zimbabwe
— Teaching Assistant
Aug 2006Jul 2007

Research Assistant

University of July 2006 University of Zimbabwe
Conservation and Development — Network Online Network Facilitator Managed a global network of conservation and development practitioners, moderated debates on sustainable use principles, compiled 2007 and 2008 minutes at the IUCN- SASUSG AGMs 3 PADARE — August 2006 Zimbabwe Research Assistant Collected baseline data for PADARE in three provinces; conducted FGDs and KIIs, and clean and analysed

Teaching Assistant

University of Zimbabwe Psychology and Cognition
Teaching assistant responsible for lectures and grading for Environmental Policy (2006-7)



PHD Doctorate

University of Florida


University of Florida


University of Zimbabwe