Team - Perene Consulting

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Aladino Jasse

Agri­cul­tur­al Engi­neer

After con­clud­ing his degree in Agri­cul­tur­al Engi­neer­ing, at the Uni­ver­si­ty of Évo­ra in Por­tu­gal in 2005, Aladi­no Jasse ded­i­cat­ed sev­er­al years to agri­cul­tur­al and small­hold­er com­mer­cial­iza­tion projects in South­ern Africa, where he worked in com­mer­cial com­pa­nies and devel­op­ing aid pro­grammes. Aladi­no man­aged a pro­duc­tion unit of Mozam­bique Leaf Tobac­co (MTLC), in Cen­tral-North­ern Mozam­bique, in an out-grow­ers scheme based on con­ces­sion­al lend­ing, where he accu­mu­lat­ed valu­able expe­ri­ence in busi­ness admin­is­tra­tion and qual­i­ty man­age­ment of pro­duc­tion and pro­cess­ing. His pas­sion for devel­op­ment has led him to coor­di­nate a projects of agri­cul­ture and food secu­ri­ty with NGO´s he had the oppor­tu­ni­ty to cre­ate and imple­ment pover­ty alle­vi­a­tion pro­grams for vul­ner­a­ble pop­u­la­tions of arid and semi­arid regions of south­ern Mozam­bique. His work also includ­ed enter­prise devel­op­ment and mar­ket expan­sion, focused on link­ing pro­duc­ers to mar­kets. More recent­ly, aladi­no has con­duct­ed detailed val­ue chain assess­ments in dif­fer­ent drought resis­tant crops and pro­grams con­cept devel­op­ment for pri­vate finan­cial clients. Aladi­no relies on his abil­i­ty to provide tech­ni­cal assis­tance and strate­gic plan­ning con­sult­ing ser­vices to the pri­vate and pub­lic sec­tor sup­port­ing eco­nom­ic growth, dri­ven by and ben­e­fit­ing small and medi­um sized busi­ness.

 

Abenaa Addai

Econ­o­mist

Abenaa has 20 years of expe­ri­ence in devel­op­ment con­sul­tan­cies for clients includ­ing KfW,GIZ, The World Bank, IFC and ADB with spe­cial focus on African Coun­tries, but also includ­ing exten­sive work in the Balka­ns, Nepal, and Cen­tral Amer­i­ca. Work­ing as inde­pen­dent con­sul­tant and as a team mem­ber of the Ger­man con­sult­ing com­pa­ny LFS Finan­cial Sys­tems, Abenaa’s effort con­cen­trat­ed on devel­op­ing finan­cial sec­tors and increas­ing the out­reach of finan­cial ser­vices to the unbanked. Amongst oth­ers Abenaa man­aged a KfW­Pro­ject focussing on down­scal­ing com­mer­cial bank ser­vices to meet the needs of Micro, Small and Medi­um Enter­pris­es in Azer­bai­jan. In Mozam­bique, where Abenaa has been work­ing and liv­ing since 2004, she was assigned with the task of lead­ing the tran­si­tion of a cred­it project to the com­mer­cial micro­fi­nance bank Socre­mo. Her man­age­ment task includ­ed pro­duct devel­op­ment and mar­ket­ing as well as human resource man­age­ment. In the Province of Inham­bane, Mozam­bique Abenaa was respon­si­ble for the imple­men­ta­tion of the KfW Invest­ment Fund for Rural Devel­op­ment (Fun­do de Inves­ti­men­to para o Desen­volvi­men­to Rural FINDER). She applied her skills in capac­i­ty build­ing in finan­cial man­age­ment at provin­cial and dis­trict lev­el and guid­ed her team in sup­port­ing local admin­is­tra­tion in build­ing social infra­struc­ture. Her work expe­ri­ence in African coun­tries and espe­cial­ly in Mozam­bique has led Abenaa to fund Perene aim­ing at deliv­er­ing a last­ing con­tri­bu­tion to devel­op­ment. Abenaa has a mas­ter degree in Eco­nom­ics of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Göt­tin­gen, Ger­many and a post-grad­u­ate degree in devel­op­ment stud­ies of the Uni­ver­si­ty of Berlin, Ger­many.

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