LILONGWE-(MaraviPost)-The country’s Civil Society Agriculture Network (CISANET), this past week, appointed Pamela Kuwali as its new national director. She replaces Tamani Nkhono-Mvula.

Kuwali’s appointment is with effect from April, 19 2017, taking the CISANET mantle from Nkhono-Mvula headed the organization for five years.

In a press statement released made available to The Maravi Post, CISANET commended its 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.

CISANET Communications Manager, Dyson Mthawanji, disclosed that Kuwali previously worked with the Public Affairs Section, Embassy of the United States of America, United Nations, and the World Food Programme (WFP), in different positions.

Mthawanji said the new organization chief is a development practitioner by profession with over 15 years of experience in leadership and program management positions, with a number of organizations; her most recent assignment was with the National Democratic Institute (NDI).

He added that Kuwali received her Masters Degree in Public Administration and Development from the University of Birmingham (UK) in 2009 and Bachelors Degree in Public Administration from the University of Malawi in 1999.

“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. Her research thesis was entitled, “Challenges of Policy Design and Implementation, The Case of Agriculture and Food Security in Malawi,” Mthawanji said.

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