Gwamaka has over 19 years of development management experience, working with various local and International NGOs in Tanzania coordinating a range of livelihoods programs across sectors; Natural Resource Management, conflicts management and interfaith coexistence. He has intensive experience in facilitating organisational and institutional capacity building, policy analysis, influencing and communications. Gwamaka possesses a strong background in facilitating agribusiness, cooperative and association development with a major emphasis on transparent, accountability and business-like operations for sustainability. Gwamaka holds a Master's degree in Community Economic Development from Southern New Hampshire University and received previous education at the National Social Welfare Training Institute in Dar es salaam. Gwamaka is interested in issues related to building community resilience, accountability, and inclusive growth. He is also an alumnus of the Rhodes University centre for Public Service Accountability Monitor (PSAM). Gwamaka is currently working at Norwegian Church Aid as Advocacy and Partnerships Manager.
Gwamaka Patrick Mwakyanjala
Master of Science in International Community Economic Development (I-CED), Southern New Hampshire University, UK
Advanced Diploma in Social Work, Institute of Social Work, Dar Es Salaam, Tanzania.
Fundamentals of Social Accountability Monitoring, Rhodes University, South Africa
Making policies work for the people in Tanzania