Board of Directors

ACT has a three-level organisation structure. Below is the current Board of Directors. The Board directs ACT operations and is elected by members at the Annual General Meeting. It directs ACT operations. Its lifespan is three years.

Dr Sinare Y. Sinare, Chairman

Dr Sinare Y. Sinare


Dr. Sinare is a professional veterinarian  with wide and varied experience in veterinary clinical and surgical work, veterinary consultancy, Livestock and animal health extension, business management and leadership of NGO’s and other civil groups. He is currently, the Chief Executive Officer and Senior Veterinary Clinician of VETCARE Ltd which is a private company engaged in […]

Jacqueline Mkindi, Vice Chairperson

Jacqueline Mkindi

Vice Chairperson

Jacqueline Mkindi, the holder of Masters in Business Administration (MBA) and First Class Honors Bsc. In Forestry and Nature conservation is a Development Manager specialized in Business and Trade. She has provided strong leadership in shaping and transforming the multi million dollars horticultural industry in Tanzania and has been very instrumental in creating and facilitating […]

Salum Shamte, Director

Salum Shamte


Salum Shamte is a farmer. He has been involved in agri-business for over 40 years and is currently the Managing Director of Katani Limited, a sisal growing and processing company in Tanzania. The company produces sisal fibre through a smallholder outgrower scheme, and sisal cordage and woven products for the Tanzanian and export markets. It […]

Abel Lyimo, Director

Abel Lyimo


Abel Lyimo holds a Bachelor degree in Economics and Library Science, from Concordia University, Montreal, Canada, and diploma in Marketing from Purdue University, United States. As an economist and Business Advisor he has over 15 years experience in advising business associations and agribusinesses SME’s including over 10 years experience in managing agricultural projects and agribusinesses. […]

Enock A. Ndondole, Director

Enock A. Ndondole


Mr.Enock A. Ndondole is a Business Development Expert. He has over 33 years experience in promotion and development of SMEs. He has been involved in a number of development initiatives in Tanzania including Sunflower sub-sector. He is Managing Director of SHADECO LTD, an edible oil processing company. He holds an MBA from Maastricht School of […]

Omary Ally Mwaimu


Omary Mwaimu has over seven years of experience working directly with smallholder farmers focusing on entrepreneurial mind-set development and sustainable rural development through agribusiness promotion. He is also co-founding the Amsha Institute of Rural Entrepreneurship and serves as her Executive Director. This has enabled him to inspire rural farmers to become commercial farmers, the AMSHA […]

Janet Bitegeko, Secretary

Janet Bitegeko


Janet Bitegeko is the Executive Director of the Agricultural Council of Tanzania (ACT), an agricultural private sector lobbying and advocacy apex organization in Tanzania ACT is a membership organization representing a wide spectrum of actors in the Tanzanian agricultural sector. She also serves as Secretary to the ACT Board of Directors Prior to joining ACT, […]

Zubery Mwachulla


Zubery H.S. Mwachulla is a social development worker. He is also competent in Community Economic Development with integration of policy development and analysis. He has over thirty years of experience in the field of community development in Tanzania. Mwachulla is holding a Masters of Science in Community Development (CED) offered by Southern New Hampshire University […]