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									                        FERDINAND MGAYA CV
1.0 BACKGROUND INFORMATION
      1.1 SURNAME: MGAYA
      1.2 FIRST NAME: FERDINAND
      1.3 DATE OF BIRTH: 18TH November 1974
      1.4 MARITAL STATUS: MARRIED
      1.5 NATIONALITY: TANZANIAN
      1.6 LANGUAGE SPOKEN & WRITTEN: ENGLISH AND SWAHILI

2.0 CONTACTS
      2.1 PERMANENT ADDRESS: C/O A. FOKAS BOX 194, IRINGA
      2.2 CURRENT ADDRESS: P.O.BOX 825, MBEYA
      2.3 E-MAIL ADDRESS: femgaya@gmail.com
      2.4 TEL/MOBILE: +255 787 933665

3.0 EDUCATION HISTORY
      3.1 Master of Business Administration in Marketing, Mzumbe University Dar es
          Salaam Business School (2007- 2009).
      3.2 BSc Agricultural Education & Extension, Sokoine University of Agriculture,
          Morogoro, Tanzania (1999-2002)
      3.3 Advanced Level Secondary Education (Form 6), Imboru High School, Mbulu,
          Manyara, Tanzania (1996 – 1998)
      3.4 Ordinary Level Secondary Education (Form 4), Mtwango Secondary School,
          Njombe, Iringa, Tanzania (1992 – 1995)

4.0 WORKING EXPERIENCE/HISTORY
      4.1 Name of Organization: Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO).
          Nature of Organization: UN Development Agency
          Position Held: National Programme Officer – SHFS,
          Location: Mbeya, Tanzania,
          Year Start & End: August 2011 to Date

           Job descriptions and Responsibilities
          To collaborate with regional, district and sector specific government officials
           in implementing project activities.
          To identify key areas which need to be implemented in the southern highlands
           with a focus on food security and food systems.
          To identify learning needs of various stakeholders (the government, NGOs
           and private agro-entrepreneurs) and facilitate the learning process through
           conducting capacity build trainings.
          To report project progress to FAO- Dar es Salaam and Headquarter-Rome
           officials.
          To conduct needs assessment of various stakeholders in the area of operation.
          To conduct monitoring and evaluation of the activities conducted in the area
           supported by FAO- Southern Highlands Food Systems Project




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4.2 Name of Organization: European Union.
    Nature of Organization: International Development Agency
    Position Held: Programme Officer – Food Security,
    Location: Natural Resource Section, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania,
    Year Start & End: January 2010 to July 2011

    Job descriptions and Responsibilities
   Contribute to all stages of the project cycle, from programming to evaluation,
    in close cooperation with the beneficiaries and counterparts.
   Contribute to all contracting aspects, in particular initiating and verifying
    contractual obligations.
   Contribute to monitoring and evaluation of projects, including meetings,
    progress reports, support to missions, etc.
   Assist in launching and managing calls for proposals and tenders, including
    evaluation and contracting of projects
   Ensure the follow-up of the implementation of projects and the performance
    of project managers and partners, monitor contractual obligations (via periodic
    reviews, audits, reporting and assistance, etc.) and gather and handle external
    expertise if needed.
   Support policy dialogue with all relevant ministries, agencies, donors and
    other relevant stakeholders in the area of food security.
   Maintain good and effective contacts with the local operators in the field, with
    the national authorities and institutions, with representatives of the diplomatic
    missions of the Member States, with representatives of the international
    donors, with NGOs and other local Non State Actors (NSAs).
   Prepare and assist in missions from Headquarters and organize workshops
   Extract and disseminate best practices and facilitate exchange of experiences.
   Contribute to the production of publications, speeches and articles

4.3 Name of Organization: Technoserve Inc, Tanzania Office.
    Nature of Organization: International NGO
    Position Held: Coffee Business Advisor,
    Location: East Africa Coffee Initiative Programme, Mbinga-Ruvuma
    Tanzania,
    Year Start & End: November 2008 to December 2009

    Job descriptions and Responsibilities
   To support the development of coffee wet-mills through identifying
    entrepreneurs, cooperative formation/strengthening, developing business
    plans, securing finance, supervising construction, staff training and
    operational support.
   To liaise with client cooperatives to assist them with preparations for Coffee
    Washing Station installation;
   To manage implementation of client engagements to achieve commitments to
    clients and donors, including the supervision of Coffee Washing Stations
    (CWS) construction and set-up;
   To provide training to CWS staff on coffee quality management;
   To conduct benchmark surveys on client cooperatives;

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   To provide capacity building training to producers wishing to establish
    CWS’s. Training will introduce producers to operating a specialty coffee
    business and include guidance on governance, financial management and
    quality control systems;
   To actively engage in industry initiatives and partnerships with key industry
    stakeholders (e.g. exporters, trade associations, NGO’s and development
    agencies); and,

4.4 Name of Organization: United Nations Development Programme.
    Nature of Organization: United Nation Agency
    Position Held: Agriculture and Environment Coordinator
    Location: UN-Millennium Villages Project-Mbola Uyui, Tabora, Tanzania
    Year Start & End: July 2006 to June 2007

    Job Descriptions and Responsibilities
     Sensitization and mobilisation of community on project activity
       participation.
     Organise and coordinate appropriate training programs for the community
       and the Committee.
     Coordinate and plan strategic Communication messages and Campaigns
       for behaviour change needed for success of agriculture and environment
       sector interventions.
     Facilitate planning, implementation and data collection of Agricultural and
       environment activities.
     Facilitate monitoring and Evaluation of planned activities
     Provide the necessary technical support to community based committees
       so as to strengthen the overall project performance.
     Develop appropriate follow up tools and organize follow ups to ensure
       smooth progress of Agriculture and Environment Project activities
     Identify together with the Community the relevant interventions for the
       community and facilitate their full participation towards project
       ownership.
     Make timely monthly planning and budgeting planned activities.

4.5 Name of Organization: World Vision International Tanzania Office
    Nature of Organization: International Development and Relief NGO
    Position Held: Programme Coordinator/Manager
    Location: Nyabubinza Area Development Programme, Shinyanga, Tanzania
    Year Start & End: January 2004 to June 2006

    Job Descriptions & Responsibilities:
     Development and Monitoring of Programme Annual Operations budgets
       and Plans.
     In collaboration with Programme Accountant development of funding
       requests on monthly basis.
     Planning, organizing and conducting community capacity building.
     Monitoring of project funds on monthly, quarterly and annually bases.


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             Supervision and monitoring of community multi sect oral interventions
              thus Agriculture and Environment , Advocacy, Health, Education, Water,
              Economic Development, HIV/AIDS, Gender mainstreaming.
             Staff Supervision and motivation.
             Development of Base line and Evaluation Terms of references.
             In collaboration with consultants conducting base line survey and
              evaluation activities
             Mobilize community towards Sustainable Development by formation of
              Credit and Savings Society and Community Based Organization.
             Collaborating with Government officials and other stake holders operating
              in Programme working Area.

      4.6 Name of Organization: MS Tanzania (Danish Association for International
          Cooperation)
          Nature of Organization: International Development NGO
          Position Held: Community Capacity Building Associate
          Location: Umoja wa Vikundi vya Maendeleo Tarafa (Division Union of
          Development groups) UVIMTA- Mdandu, Njombe,Iringa Tanzania
          Year Start & End: October 2002 to October 2003

          Job Descriptions & Responsibilities
           Contact Community Capacity Building to Division, Ward and Village
             leaders in areas of Good Governance and leadership, Strategic Project
             planning development.
           Facilitate agricultural trainings to Farmers Focused Groups.
           Assist farmers in farm crop market search and development.
           Strengthen formation of Community based organisations Umoja wa
             Vikundi vya Maendeleo (UVIMs) - Union of Development Groups.
           Supervise farmer agricultural learning visits.
           Assist community in development of Annual operations plans and budget.
           Training of CBO members in CBO management skills, group dynamics
           Assist community with basic financial management skills.

5.0 SHORT COURSES/WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS ATTENDED
     Project Planning and Management Training; National Institute of Productivity(
      Tushikamane Center Morogoro) May 24- June 4/2010
     District Agriculture Development Planning Workshop: JICA-RADG, Morogoro
      Regional Block 19- 23/November/ 2007
     Entrepreneurship Skills Course: Sokoine University of Agricutlure ICE-
      Morogoro 19-23/March/2007
     Gender Mainstreaming Workshop; World Vision Tanzania, Masoka ELCT;
      Moshi 14-18/November/2005
     Facilitation Skills Workshop; World Vision Tanzania; Njiro-Arusha 26-
      30/April/2004
     Log frame, Result Based management, Proposal and Report Writing Skills: World
      Vision Tanzania; Shinyanga 28 July-1 August 2003
     Community participatory Leadership Seminar: Cooperative College of Moshi;
      Njombe-Iringa 7-11/July/2003

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      Participatory Community Development approaches, Seven Habits of Effective
       People Training; World Vision Tanzania; PANORI-Hotel Tanga 10-
       14/February/2003
      Appreciative Inquiry Training: World Vision Tanzania; CDTI-Tengeru Arusha
       September 2002

6.0 OTHER SKILLS
     Computer literacy (MS-Word, MS-Excel, Access, SSPS, Power point, Internet
      and E-mail), Car Driving and Motorcycle Riding.

6.0 REFERENCES
      6.1 MICHAEL WINKLMAIER
          CHIEF TECHNICAL ADVISOR,
          SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS FOOD SYSTEMS,
          FAO-TANZANIA,
          BOX 2, DAR ES SALAAM
          TEL: +255 222664559
          E-Mail: michael.winklmaier@gmail.com

       6.2 ANNE-CLAIRE LEON
           EUROPEAN UNION DELEGATION TO TANZANIA,
           P.O.BOX 9514, DAR ES SALAAM
           TEL +255 22 2117473/6
           E-mail anne-claire.leon@ec.europa.eu

       6.3 DR. FROLA NYAMBO-MINJA,
           PROJECT COORDINATOR,
           INTERNATIONAL LABOUR ORGANIZATION (ILO),
           P.O.BOX 9212 DAR ES SALAAM
           Mob +255 754 285529
           E-mail: floranyambo@yahoo.co.uk




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