Practical Action Consulting: Southern Africa
Practical Action Consulting Southern Africa (PAC SnA) offers high quality and responsive development consultancy services to various clients including Governments, International Development Agencies, NGOs and private sector entities in the Southern Africa Region.
One of our main focuses in Southern Africa is on agriculture and food security. Our aim to halve the proportion of people affected by hunger and malnutrition by 2015 in line with the first Millennium Development Goal (MDG) - Eradicate extreme hunger and poverty.
We have successfully implemented projects in Southern Africa region and beyond in Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mozambique, Zambia, Tanzania, Botswana, Rwanda, Tunisia, Malawi, and Lesotho. Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique and Malawi in the thematic areas of agriculture, energy and markets.
We believe in building capacities of poor people we work with by involving them at every stage and step of development initiatives that affect them. We engage in participatory approaches that ensure that the development process is and remains community-driven, fosters active community engagement, creates deliberative dialogue, economic opportunities for local poor people resulting in sustainable project
Food and agriculture
Our goal is to enhance the sustainable delivery of technological, innovative and strategic consultancy services in the region towards achieving the wider goal of reducing poverty through technology access and justice for the poor.
Our key thematic focus covers sustainable agriculture and food security; climate change adaptation for small holder farmers and enhancing market access for rural livelihoods.
Zibusiso Ncube, Energy Consultant
Zibusiso is a holder of an honours degree in Fuels and Energy Engineering and has worked as a field energy expert for Giz Harare, where he focused on cook stove technology in rural development. He has also been involved in energy access research in the UK and in Southern Africa since his arrival in PAC in 2013 .
As a regional office, PAC SnA has been leading in providing development consultancy in the Southern Africa region. This is reflected by its broad clientele base which includes local and international organisations which includes:
• ETC Norad
• Durham University
• Scientific Industrial Research and Development Centre (SIRDC)
• Scottish Government
• Imani Development
• PELUM Zimbabwe
• Christian Aid – UK
For more information from Practical Action Consulting Southern Africa, please contact the Southern Africa office:
Address: Practical Action Consulting Southern Africa, 4 Ludlow Road, Newlands, Harare, Zimbabwe
Tel: +263 4 776 6313
PAC Manager: Clement Kalonga
Office in Malawi :
Address: c/o Imani Development,11 Jacaranda Avenue,Mandala,Blantyre,Malawi
Tel: +265 992 916 736