Clemente Ntauazi

Mestre em Estudo de Pobreza, Terra e Estudos Agrários pela Universidade do Western Cape – África do Sul. Áreas de Pesquisa: Pobreza, governacao fundiaria e mudanças climáticas e Desenvolvimento Comunitario.

Boaventura Monjane


He has a Ph.D. in Postcolonialisms and Global Citizenship (Sociology), from the Center for Social Studies and Faculty of Economics at the University of Coimbra. He is a postdoctoral researcher at the Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS, UWC) and is a member of the International Research Group on Authoritarianism and Counter-Strategies at the Rosa Luxemburg-Stiftung. He is an associate researcher at the Center for African Studies (CEA, UEM)

Edgar Bernardo

Chairman of the Board of the General Assembly

With 10 years of experience in gender integration in development programs, youth participation, male involvement in SRHR and GBV prevention. She began her career as a volunteer in several civil society organizations. She later assumed several leadership positions in the field of Gender, Masculinities, SRHR, GBV. She is currently the National Coordinator of HOPEM, a Civil Society Organization working on Male Engagement to Promote Gender Equality, SRHR and GBV prevention

Edgar Manuel Barroso

Vice President

He is a PhD student in International Relations at the Institute of Social Studies at Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University and a Master in African Studies with a Specialization in Education and Development, at the Faculty of Arts at the University of Porto. in 2013 he was named Best Writer in “Women and Political Participation”, by Gender Links-Southern Africa.

Eliana Patrice Domingos N’Zualo


She is a storyteller from Mozambique, based in Maputo and currently working independently. Through her work, she explores themes such as Women, Feminism, Africa and History/Politics. She was one of the speakers at TEDxMaputo 2017. In 2019, she was part of the anthology “Negras de Cá, Negras de Lá”, published in Brazil by Colectivo Raízes. She has also explored audiovisual, such as the work “Margens” (2019) and “Love letters for badly behaved girls” (2021). Eliana is also a feminist, passionate about cats and words: how words stretch and shrink; how they betray us, how they run away from us and how they are part of who we are – a little like cats

Euridese Samuel

Administrative assistant (Graduate in Sociology from Eduardo Modlane University. She was part of the executive secretariat at the 14th Worlds of Women congress. She was a Research Assistant at the Health and Society Research Group-Department of Sociology-UEM.

Halaze Pedro Celestino Manhice

He has a master's degree in Marine Biology and Fisheries Management, Fisheries Ecology and Oceanography.

Karem da Silva Matsinhe

She is a Lawyer, currently working as a Consultant at TPLA Associados. She has experience in a variety of areas, including consulting and providing legal services in areas such as commercial, labor, banking, land, environmental, oil and gas and renewable energy law. In the tax domain, she has expertise in matters such as permanent establishment, settlement and payment of capital gains tax, business structures, requests for binding opinions, ISPC, IRPS and IRPC.

Mariam Abbas

She has a degree in Political Science, Philosophy and Journalism. Master in Political Science from Sciences Po Bordeaux-France, PhD candidate in Political Science from Sciences Po Bordeaux (University of Bordeaux). and professor of Political Studies (Political Science) at Sciencespo Bordeaux (University of Bordeaux – France). He is also a professor of Methods and Epistemology in Social Sciences at the Institut de Formation et d'Appui aux Initiatives de Développement – France (Institute for Training and Support for Development Initiatives) Researcher at the center African Studies – Africas in the world (Les Afriques dans le Monde – France) and associate researcher at the Center for African Studies at Leiden University.

Mário Macilau

He is a photographer (of fragments) of reality. Macilau is a storyteller, and while he narrates, through his images, he meditates on the social, political and economic environment of his country and the world – which he looks at in a naked, raw way, without artifice. He is interested in the movement of contemporary man and his relationship with space.

Natacha Bruna

PhD in Development Studies, with a focus on Political Economy of Natural Resources, Land, Environment and Population from the International Institute of Social Studies in The Hague, Netherlands – Erasmus University Rotterdam. She is currently Executive Director and researcher at the Rural Observatory, Maputo – Mozambique. Areas of professional interest: Critical agrarian studies, Economics and Political Ecology, with particular interest in Extractivism, Green Extractivism, Rural Development Models, Land and Mitigation Policies and adaptation to Climate Change.

Nzira de Deus


She is an activist for Women's Rights and LGBT Rights. She is an activist for the World March of Women and has participated in several national and international events that discuss women's equality in Mozambique and Africa. She is Executive Director of Fórum Mulher.)

Régio Lopes da Cruz Conrado

PhD in Development Studies at the Instituto Superior de Agronomia, University of Lisbon, with a focus on Climate Change and Food Security. Master in Economics at the Higher Institute of Economics and Management of the University of Lisbon (Portugal) in 2014. Graduated in the Economics Course at the Polytechnic University, in 2012. She is currently a researcher at the Rural Observatory, Maputo – Mozambique. Areas of interest: Climate Change, Food Security, Production Systems, Agrarian Economy and Rural Development.

Remigio Van Eyes Chilaule


Remígio Chilaule is an architect and urban planner, graduated from the Faculty of Architecture and Physical Planning at UEM, where he currently teaches the nuclear laboratory chair. Among his projects, the co-authorship of the architectural debate proposal Futures of Mafalala, and the direction of the HUEIV laboratory, responsible for the construction project of the Mafalala Museum, stand out. Remígio also leads the community initiative #MapeandoMeuBairro, which seeks to fill the large gap in geospatial information about informal settlements in Mozambique, using participatory mapping methods and techniques. Remígio is also a volunteer activist for the Humanist Movement

Ruth Castel-Branco

He is research manager of the Future of Work(ers) project at the Southern Center for Inequality Studies, University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa. He holds a Master's degree in Development Studies from the University of KwaZulu-Natal (2012), a Bachelor's degree in Geography and African Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison (2005); and is completing his PhD in Sociology at the University of the Witwatersrand. Previously, she worked as an ILO program coordinator for social protection in Mozambique, and organized work with Jobs with Justice in the United States. His research interests include social protection, minimum wages and (informal) worker organization.

Sérgio Simião Raimundo

He graduated in Philosophy from Eduardo Mondlane University. He currently works as a columnist, journalist, literature and film critic. In 2015, he published Apron of a Domestic Poet.

Silvia Ernestina Dywili


Specialist in Gender, youth and Social Inclusion, community mobilization, sexual and reproductive health, leadership and development of life skills with Skillz tools for adolescents and young people.

Uzna Monteira

Project Coordinator (Graduated in Anthropology from Eduardo Mondlane University. And activist in social movements, having stood out as a feminist activist in Matabicho Feminista. Previously she has coordinated projects at ALTERNATIVA such as: Research and Popular Education towards climate justice: community based strategies against resource extraction and climate injustice in rural Mozambique; and Adapting the power, transforming the region – regional coalition towards inclusive climate change adaptation.