Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET) has a new National Director with effect from 19th April, 2017, and she is Pamela Kuwali.
According to a statement released on 20th April, 2017, Kuwali replaces Tamani Nkhono-Mvula who has successfully worked as National Director for the organisation for the past five years.
Kuwali is a development practitioner by profession with over 15 years of experience with a number of organizations in leadership and program management positions. Her most recent assignment was with the National Democratic Institute (NDI).
However according to CISANET Communications Manager, Dyson Mthawanji, Kuwali previously worked with Public Affairs Section, Embassy of the United States of America; and United Nations, World Food Programme (WFP) in different positions.
Kuwali received her Master’s Degree in Public Administration and Development from the University of Birmingham, United Kingdom (UK) in 2009 and Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration from the University of Malawi in 1999.
Her research thesis was entitled, Challenges of Policy Design and Implementation, The Case of Agriculture and Food Security in Malawi.
She also holds several certificates in policy advocacy, development outreach and communication, and public diplomacy from various international institutions including the US State Department Foreign Service Institute in Washington D.C. Kuwali is very passionate about agriculture and food security issues in Malawi.
However in the statement, CISANET thanked all the stakeholders for the support they gave to Nkhono-Mvula on the position of National Director. The organization, therefore, looks forward to all stakeholders to continue with such important support to the new National Director and the whole organization.