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Mr. Opa Kapijimpanga

opa kapijimpanga webMr. Kapijimpanga is the Founder and Chairman of AFRODAD’s Board of Directors. As a development practitioner with many years of experience in development work Mr. Opa has served in Government, Development Banking, Small and Medium Scale Enterprises Support, NGOs and donor organizations. His practice includes vast knowledge in project and program evaluations and impact analysis. As a semi-academician he has contributed to several high level discussions through publications and presentations.

His work experience include contributions to the Zambian Government in the Ministry of Economic and Technical Cooperation, Ministry of Finance (Budget section), National Commission for Development Planning, Development Bank of Zambia, Small Scale Enterprises Promotion Limited, Canadian Universities...Read More


Mrs. Barbara Kalima-Phiri

Barbra Kalima Phiri

Mrs. Kalima has several years of experience working in the local, regional and international policy analysis and advocacy field. She also worked as the Special Advisor to the President of the African Monitor, Archbishop Emeritus Njongonkulu Ndungane. She has worked for various organizations including African Monitor and Southern African Regional Poverty Network (SARPN) as a Policy analyst.

Currently Mrs. Kalima is the Senior Regional Advisor - Advocacy & Justice for Children at World Vision International, South Africa.

She holds a Master of Arts in Economics, University of Botswana and a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics and Development studies from the University of Zambia....Read More

Prof. Edward Oyugi

Edward Oyugi

Edward Oyugi is a University Professor as well as the Coordinator of the Social Development Network (SODNET) in Nairobi, Kenya. He is deeply involved in a number of civil society initiatives including the World and African Social Forum. Prof. Oyugi holds a PhD in Psychology and Pedagogy from the University of Cologne, Germany and post-doctoral training from University of Cologne, Germany and University of Bayreuth, Germany.

He has held senior academic and research positions in several universities such as Kenyatta University, Bayreuth University (Germany), University of Heidelberg, (Germany), United States International University, Kenya and Tangaza College, Kenya....Read More

Dr. Fred Muhumuza
Fred Muhumuza

Dr. Muhumuza is a Ugandan national with a PhD from the University of Manchester. He has been involved in development policy research, analysis, formulation and review for over twenty years, with a parallel teaching career at Makerere University, Nkumba University, and African Bible University. He has undertaken assignments in public policy as a researcher and practitioner, as well as capacity building for Parliament, Civil Society and Private Sector.

From 2006 to 2014, he worked as Economic Advisor to the Minister of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Uganda. Prior to that, Muhumuza worked as a Research Fellow at the Economic Policy Research Centre. He has also worked as Senior Manager at KPMG Uganda and with the Financial Sector Deepening Uganda....Read More


Dr. Richard Kamidza

Richard KamidzaDr. Richard Kamidza is a Zimbabwean national based in Durban, South Africa. He holds a PhD in development studies from the University of KwaZulu Natal South Africa, adding to an MA in Policy Studies from Southern African Regional Institute for Policy Studies (SAPES).

He has more than 20 years familiarity and working experience of Regional Economic Integration processes in Common Market for East and Southern Africa (COMESA), East African Community (EAC) and Southern African Development Community (SADC) regions and Southern African Customs Union. He also has more than 14 years of experience in the Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) negotiations between the European Union (EU), and the East and Southern Africa (ESA), EAC and SADC configurations: researching, building stakeholders’ technical capacity, and convening and/or participating in policy dialogue...Read More

Dr. Tinenenji Banda

Tinenenji BandaDr. Tinenenji Banda is a Zambian national who holds a Doctor of Science in Laws degree from the University of Cornell Law School. She is a legal research scholar and dual-qualified legal practitioner with expertise in mining law, community based natural resource management, international investment law and access to justice; solid experience in designing and executing qualitative research protocols. She is a Lecturer, School of Law University of Zambia, Lusaka, in Legal Process, Legal writing, Commercial Law I & II, International Investment Law, Refugee Law. She is also a Research Fellow and Associate Director – Legal, Southern African Institute for Policy and Research (SAIPAR) where she manages SAIPAR’s law programs and supervises legal research projects.

She has played a key role in various research and contributed knowledge in the following areas: Value Works: ...Read More

Mr. João José Uthui

MozambiqueMr. João José Uthui is a Mozambican national who holds a Master degree in Philosophy from St.Thomas University, Mozambique.  As a civil society development worker and activist he has contributed to knowledge in the following areas: Mozambican experiences on land law reforms, experiences on the management & legal assistance for land access, experiences in land law dissemination processes and land conflicts resolving processes in Mozambique.