foto of Prof. Albert Tevoedjre

Rural development needs a policy which will enable the populations to understand and believe in the objectives set.- Prof. Albert Tevoedjre

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Staff

AWEPA staff work in offices in both Africa and Europe, with the organisation’s headquarters located in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. A second European office is situated in Brussels, Belgium. In Africa there are eleven offices, including two Regional Offices in South Africa and Uganda respectively. The AWEPA country offices are located in in Benin, Burundi, DRC , Kenya, Mali, Mozambique, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda.

Management Team

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Mr. Theo Kralt
Chief Administrative Officer

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Ms. Kris Debref
Director Bilateral Programmes
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Ms. Kudzai Leslie Makombe 
Deputy Director Bilateral Programmes
& Partner Relations
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Ms. Marion Verweij
Head of President’s Office

The Netherlands Office (Headquarters)

Project Team

Liselot Bloemen

Ms. Liselot Bloemen
Programme Manager

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Ms. Tatjana van den Ham
Programme Manager
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Ms. Ingrid Johansen
Programme Manager

Communications Department

 

 

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Mr. Dean Brandt
Communications Officer

Finance Department

Martien Smeding
Mr. Martin Smeding
Senior Financial Officer
Sahila El Fahsi
Ms. Sahila El Fahsi
Financial Officer
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Ms. Gül Mert
Financial Officer
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Ms. Ludivine Bry
Project Controller

Human Resources Department


Ms. Martien Meenhorst
Human Resources Officer

Secretariat

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Ms. Jackie Kaaria
Head of Secretariat/
ICT Officer

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Ms. Chiara Graniero 
Office Support Worker

Belgium Office

Patrick Luabeya
Mr. Patrick Luabeya
Programme Coordinator

Benin Office

Ms. Josiane Foundohou
Programme Manager


Ms. Véronique Tonoukouen 
Logistical and Financial Officer

Democratic Republic of Congo Office

Patrick Luabeya
Mr. Patrick Luabeya
Programme Coordinator


Kenya Office

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Ms. Ann Nyambura
Programme Manager

Peninah Ogeto
Ms. Peninah Ogeto
Financial and
Logistical Officer

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Ms. Joyce Mbatha Lucas
Office Assistant

Mali Office

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Mr. Antoine Brasset
Programme Coordinator
West Africa

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Ms. Astan Konandji
Financial and Logistical Officer

Mozambique Office

Elisa Muianga
Ms. Elisa Muianga
Acting Head of Office and Project Officer
Amarilia Mutemba
Ms. Amarilia Mutemba
AWEPA Representative and Project Officer
Zaida Maria de Pena Beete
Ms. Zaida Maria de Pena Beete
Financial Officer

 

 Regional Office Bilateral Programs

Chris Kaija-Kwamya
Mr. Chris Kaija-Kwamya
Programme Coordinator
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Mr. Abdinasir
Yusuf Hussein

Programme Manager
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Mr. Liban Farah Abdulle
Project Officer
Peter Elamu
Mr. Peter Elamu
Administrative Officer

Regional Office Cape Town, South Africa

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Ms. Kudzai Leslie Makombe 
Deputy Director Bilateral
Programmes & Partner Relations
Programme Coordinator
Zimbabwe
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Ms. Alexandrina P. Wonani
Head of Office
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Ms. Kristen Heim
Programme Manager

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Ms. Chivimbiso Gava
Project Officer

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Mr. Siphathise Dyongo
Project Officer

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Ms. Claire-Anne Lester
Project Officer

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Ms. Chanel Adams
Project Assistant

 

Regional Office Kampala, Uganda

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Ms. Kris Debref
Director
Bilateral Programmes
Programme coordinator
South Sudan

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Mr. Innocent Minega
Monitering and Evaluation Officer / Liaison Officer
Bilateral Programmes

 

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Mr. Umar Turyakira
Logistics and Projects Officer

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Mr. Andrew Namara
Programme Manager
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Mr. Simon Jude Zikusooka
Regional Finance Officer