Dr. Mwatima Abdalla Juma
Dr. Mwatima Abdalla Juma is the manager of Msonge Organic Family Farm in Zanzibar, Tanzania. She has been involved with agricultural development in the tropics for 36 years including 5 years in multidisciplinary project management and 15 years with international organisation involved in formulation of a sector wide approach (SWAP), policy dialogue, networking and linkages with other related development partners.
From 2004 to 2020, she was the Senior IFAD Country Programme Officer, interacting as a Focal point for programmes development-related matters between IFAD, FAO, UN Agencies, multilateral and bilateral donors and the Government. Since 1997, she has been promoting the development of organic agriculture. From 2005 to 2008, she represented Africa as a World Board member of the International Federation of Organic Agriculture Movement (IFOAM) in discussion of organic development of the continent.