Chiedza Sibanda 

Agronomy & Field Operations Manager

With more than a decade’s experience in the agriculture industry, Chiedza (ChieChi) has held various positions, including Research Officer for Finealt Engineering, Plant scientist for Manstrat, Project Analyst/Agronomist, and Global Gap Consultant for Made with Rural.

ChieChi brings significant farming and program management expertise to Business for Development. Being at the forefront of key projects in Zimbabwe and South Africa that sought to empower and uplift smallholder farmers and emerging farmer enterprises.

ChieChi is passionate about sustainable farming livelihoods and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. with the hope to add to the body of knowledge on agriculture, technology, and gender.

How does ChieChi want to make a difference?

“To help unlock potential in others.”