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 initiative – started in one village on October 2010 and currently has expanded to about 100 villages and has about 5000 members.

He is also one of the founders of Tanzania Youth in Agribusiness Forum (TYIAF), which is a youth-led platform under Agri-ProFocus Tanzania which was launched in Morogoro on 11th May 2013, with a motto of “Kilimo Biashara ndiyo mpango mzima” i.e. “Agribusiness is the real deal”. TYIAF stakeholders are part of the AgriProFocus Tanzania network and other interested partners in agriculture and development arena. Mwaimu is also sitting on the Agricultural Council of Tanzania Board.

Mwaimu skilled in Economics, project planning, technology and communications, including multiple social media outlets. He holds a BA in Economics from Ardhi University.