ACASA

GRASP TEAM

Prof. Victor Mmbengwa​

Quantitative, Qualitative and econometrics Specialist

Qualifications:

Ph.D.: Agricultural Economics (Free State University) and MSc Agric: Animal Science (University of Free State), Masters in Development studies (Free State University), BSc Agric(University of Venda).​

Experience:

Prof VM Mmbengwa is a Ph.D. supervisor in the Free State University, Northwest University, University of Zululand, Uganda Technology Management University (UTMU), MANCOSA and Binary University of Management & Entrepreneurship in Malaysia, He is an external examiner for both South African Universities and universities abroad. Prof Mmbengwa has 20+ years of experience in econometrics, research development, and facilitation. He is a treasurer of ACASA ​

Dr. Ajebush Argaw Shafi

Quantitative and econometrics Specialist

Qualifications:

Ph.D.: Business Administration (Tshwane University of Technology) and MSc: Public Policy and Human development: Specialization in Social Policy Financing. Maastricht University, Netherlands, BA: Economics: Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia.

Experience:

Dr. Ajebush Argaw Shafi is a Post-Doctoral Fellow at (Tshwane University of Technology); and Business Development Program Officer (World Vision Ethiopia). Dr. Shafi has 20+ years of experience in econometrics, research development, and facilitation.

Dr. Lynette B. Osiemo

Qualitative and legal Specialist

Qualifications:

Doctorate in law (Ph.D.), University of the Witwatersrand and Masters in Commercial Law (LLM), University of the Witwatersrand, Diploma in Law and Bachelor of Laws (LLB), University of Nairobi, Kenya

Experience:

Dr. Lynette B. Osiemo is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at University of Pretoria (UP). She has 10+ years of experience in research development and facilitation.

Dr. Moses Herbert Lubinga

Marketing Specialist

Qualifications:

Ph.D.: Agricultural Economics (University of the Free State) and M.Sc. Agriculture and Applied Economics Makerere University, with the shared facility at University of Pretoria, B. Sc. Agriculture: Makerere University

Experience:

Dr. Lubinga is a senior economist at the National Agricultural Marketing Council (NAMC) and was a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Agricultural Research Council (ARC). Dr. Lubinga has 20+ years of experience in econometrics, research developmen, and facilitation.

Rotondwa Mudau​​

Quantitative and econometrics Specialist

Qualifications:

BCom degree in Financial Management (University of South Africa) and National Diploma in Marketing at Tshwane University of Technology.

Experience:

Rotondwa is a coordinator of GRASP at ACASA, and she was a Personal Financial Advisor at Old Mutual Financial Service, Personal Financial Assistant at ABSA bank and Communications-Internship at NAMC.