Sithembile Mwamakamba

Sithembile Mwamakamba

Sithembile Mwamakamba coordinates FANRPAN's climate smart agriculture policy research and advocacy projects. Her work focuses on raising investment in, and policy support for climate-smart agriculture. She has led case studies on current and emerging youth policies and initiatives with a focus on links to agriculture in ten countries in Sub Saharan Africa. Between 2009 -2012, she led the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation funded Women Accessing Realigned Markets (WARM) project aimed at strengthening the capacity of women farmers to advocate for policy change. She is a member of the Farming First Steering Committee, a global coalition advocating for the sustainable advancement of agriculture. Sithembile holds a Master's degree in Development Studies from the University of Pretoria and a Bachelor's degree in Sociology from the University of Cape Town.

Women's Rights

Bridging the gender pay gap, on the red carpet and in the fields

The fight against the gender pay gap should start with rural women in developing countries, not in Hollywood.

Bridging the gender pay gap, on the red carpet and in the fields