PRETORIA. 1 March 2019 - The Board of Governors of the Food, Agriculture, and Natural Resources Policy Analysis Network (FANRPAN) is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Tshilidzi Madzivhandila as Chief Executive Officer ad interim, with effect from 1 March 2019. He replaces Mr. Munhamo Chisvo, who opted to pursue personal interests after close to a year at the helm.
Having joined FANRPAN in February 2011 as the network’s Director for Policy and Research, Dr. Madzivhandila directly contributed to the crafting of the network’s 2016 to 2023 strategic plan, thus positioning him favourably to spearhead its unpacking and implementation. He has over 20 years’ experience in research, policy analysis, and monitoring and evaluation, with a special focus on the food, agriculture and natural resources sector. An excellent communicator with strong intellectual and analytical skills, Dr. Madzivhandila has served in senior positions in national research institutions, government and international development organisations.