Ms Tsitsi Makombe, Director of External Relations, AKADEMIYA2063. 

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Ms Tsitsi Makombe, Director of External Relations, AKADEMIYA2063. 

ABOUT

Ms Tsitsi Makombe, Director of External Relations, AKADEMIYA2063.

She leads the organization’s efforts to build, enhance, and maintain innovative and strategic partnerships. She cultivates relationships with a diverse array of partners and stakeholders including continental and regional organizations, national governments, non-state actor organizations, and investors.

Prior to joining Akademiya2063, Tsitsi was a Senior Program Manager with the International Food Policy Research Institute where she successfully managed diverse partnerships and multi-year projects and programs in support of the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP).

She is a certified project management professional (PMP) with over 15 years of programmatic and research experience in African agricultural development. A citizen of Zimbabwe, Tsitsi received her M.S. degree in Agricultural Economics from Michigan State University and a B.S. degree in Agriculture and Natural Resources from Africa University.