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Betty Chinyamunyamu

National Smallholder Farmers Association (NASFAM), Malawi
Chief Executive Officer
Betty Chinyamunyamu is an accomplished Development Economist with a proven track record of devising and implementing development programmes that expand opportunities for people to lift themselves out of poverty. She specializes in strategic planning, agribusiness development, policy and advocacy, farmer organization development and management, food security, gender empowerment, and monitoring and evaluation. Her career began in the late 90s when she worked as Policy and Advocacy officer for ACDI/VOCA on an agribusiness project in Malawi. She later joined the National Smallholder Farmers’ Association of Malawi (NASFAM) where she has held various positions. Currently she is the Chief Executive Officer.
Dr. Chinyamunyamu is a Board member of several institutions including the Southern Africa research coordination body, CCARDESA.
She holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics (distinction) from the University of Malawi; an MPhil (distinction) from the University of Cambridge (UK) and a PhD from the University of Leeds (UK).