Administration of the Programme

    At board level the project is governed by a Multi-Disciplinary Project Steering Committee (PSC) which consists of twelve (12) members appointed by the Government namely:
    1. Permanent Secretary/PS (Ministry of Agriculture),
    2. Permanent Secretary (Western Province),
    3. Chief Economist-Multilateral (Ministry of Finance),
    4. Director - Department of Policy and Planning (Ministry of Agriculture),
    5. Director - Department of Gender,
    6. Director - Department of Forestry,
    7. Director - Zambia Agriculture Research Institute (ZARI),
    8. Director - Department of Agriculture,
    9. PACO (Western Province),
    10. A representative from Cashew Growers Association Zambia
    11. And two (2) representatives of the Barotse Royal Establishment (BRE).

    The Project Coordinator (PC) of the CIDP is the secretary of the PSC.


    TOR of the Project Steering Committee:

    The PSC meets on a semi-annual basis and as need arises, at the project Head Quarters in Mongu District, to:Approve Project annual work plan and budget,

    1. Review Project progress against targets,
    2. Assess management effectiveness,
    3. Review lessons learned and good practices and
    4. Provide overall guidance on Project implementation and policy issues.

    Project Management and TOR

    At senior management level the project is managed by the Project Coordination Unit (PCU) which comprises;

    1. Project Co-ordinator (PC) who is responsible for day-to-day management and overall coordination of implementation of the project. He is assisted by a core team comprising of;
    2. Project Accountant
    3. Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Specialist
    4. Procurement Specialist
    5. Administrative Assistant
    6. Project Driver
    7. Office Assistant

    The Project is also supported by:

    1. An International Cashew Technical Advisor
    2. Gender Specialist
    3. Environmental Specialist

    Meet Our Team

    Charles Kapekele Chileya
    Charles Kapekele ChileyaProject Coordinator
    Brian N. Nakaanda
    Brian N. NakaandaMonitoring and Evaluation Specialist
    VacantProcurement Specialist
    VacantGender Specialist
    Anseli Maanga Jere
    Anseli Maanga JereProject Administration Assistant
    Steven Mambwe
    Steven MambweOffice Assistant