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ProBEC staff plans
Some of ProBEC's staff will continue to promote energy efficient products and biomass conservation in the region by working in partner organisations. For example, Malawi's current national co-ordinator, Mr Vincent Gondwe, and the M&E officer, Mr Trywell Khonje, will take up positions in MUREA in 2011, and Ms Abo Tacheba will continue to work with BPC Lesedi. Some staff are in the market and their personal profiles can be viewed below. Ms Mantopi Lebofa will continue work in the sector in Lesotho through her organisation, Technologies for Economic Development (TED).
Here follows personal profiles of staff in the market, followed by contact details of ProBEC staff post GTZ.
Mr Arfaksad E. Ndilanha
ProBEC National Coordinator for Tanzania
P.O. Box. 40582, Dar es Salaam, TANZANIA
Mobile: +255 713 420 380
Email: ndilanha2010 (at) yahoo.com
Programme highlight: Coordinated stove production and dissemination of improved stoves using commercial approach and linked more than 15 biomass energy entrepreneurs with ProBEC activities.
Future plans: Work further in the energy sector to improve access of modern energy services from renewable energy sources to the majority in rural areas
Mr Paul M. J. Mushamba
No 1 Orange Grove Drive, Highlands, Harare, Tel: +263 4 497510, 496732, Fax: 495628,
Mobile: 0772 216639
Email: pmushamba (at) yahoo.co.uk
Function in ProBEC: Transforming the market for basic energy appliances in SADC
Programme highlight: Successfully coordinated field tests that confirmed the market potential of one factory-finished rocket stove design in SADC countries.
Future plans: Developing innovative business models to serve BoP energy markets.
Mr ANTÓNIO DNJ MALALANE
Regional Co-ordinator for Botswana, DRC, Lesotho, Mozambique and Swaziland
Tel. + 258 84 48 78 800; + 258 21 48 58 80
Fax. + 258 21 48 58 80
Highlight of the programme: Setting-up a semi-industrial stove factory in Mozambique and successfully introducing the stove in the marketplace, establishment of the factory and distribution chain for making the POCA ceramic charcoal stove.
Future plans: Expanding the scope of my work in the energy sector, with special interest for renewable energies. I will be operating under a new think-tank/consultancy firm called SUNergy Ltd., focusing on Renewable Energy, especially, biomass, solar, pico and mini-hydro, biofuels, co-generation and rural electrification.
Ms Marlett Balmer
Deputy programme manager
PO Box 11906, Queenswood, Pretoria, 0121
Mobile: +27 (0)83-271-1715
Programme highlight: Formulating and implementing a programme exit strategy to maximise sustainability.
Future plans: Focus on the completion of PhD, prepare publications from ProBEC material and engage in consulting and research work in the household energy sector.
Mr Charles Tamai Chidamba
M&E Officer for Mozambique
258 R/C Avenida Estacio Dias, Chamanculo A, Maputo, Mozambique
Tel: +258 82 57 18 430 and +258 84 53 74 710
Email: email@example.com and chidamba_2007(at)yahoo.com.br
Highlight was the market development of the POCA stove
Future plans: In the market
Ms Erika Schutze
Regional M&E manager, in charge of Public Relations and Knowledge Management
Mobile: +27 (0) 741-977-953
Future plans: completion of Masters degree in Social Research Methods at the University of Stellenbosch and work as a consultant in the region, including management of registry of South Africa's Tradable Renewable Energy Certificates (TRECS) for Nano Energy: www.nano.co.za., a voluntary initiative.
In the interests of maintaining networks in the region and institutional knowledge, Burning Issues is publishing future email addresses of staff:
Mr Charles Tamai Chidamba (Mozambique): charles.chidamba(at)gmail.com
Ms Nombuso Dlamini (Swaziland): nombuso.me(at)gmail.com
Mr Evodius Rutta (Tanzania): erutta83(at)gmail.com
Mr Vincent Gondwe (Malawi): vvgondwe2002(at)yahoo.com
Mr Trywell Khonje (Malawi): trywellkhonje(at)yahoo.co.uk
Mr Elias Simfukwe (Zambia): eliassimfukwe(at)gmail.com.
Ms Marlett Balmer (South Africa): nzwaki.marlett(at)gmail.com
Mr Zane Abdul (South Africa): Zane.abdul(at)gmail.com
Dr Geoff Stiles (Canada): Geoffstiles1(at)gmail.com.
Ms Margrit Brockhaus (South Africa): brockhaus(at)iafrica.com
Mr Arfaksad Ndilanha (Tanzania): ndilanha2010(at)yahoo.com
Ms Mantopi Lebofa (Lesotho): mantopi(at)yahoo.com
Ms Feziwe Hlatshwayo (Swaziland): feziweh(at)gmail.com
Mr Paul Mushamba (Zimbabwe): pmushamba(at)yahoo.co.uk
Mr Antonio Malalane (Mozambique): malalane(at)justice.com
Ms Tidzitwa Zulu (Zambia): TidzitwaZulu(at)gmail.com.
Ms Erika Schutze (South Africa): erika_theresa(at)yahoo.com
Ms Abo Tacheba (Botswana) abo.tacheba(at)europe.com