Minister of Agriculture and Food Safety, Mozambique
From 1985 -1990, he studied at UEM – Agronomy Faculty. From 1995-1997, study and graduation as MSc at Michigan State University. He was previously the Mozambican representative of VUNA, a regional program funded by DFID and administered by the Foundation Adam Smith International. He has been at the forefront of planning and promotion of agricultural development in Mozambique for several years as a senior policy analyst for the MINAG/USAID/Michigan State University Food Security project. He has been working as coordinator and head of the Policy Analysis Department of the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG). While in the Ministry of Agriculture (MINAG), he led the technical group for the Agricultural Development Strategy project from October 2005 to February 2006. He was also a member of the central MINAG group for the design of the National Agricultural Programme Phase II (ProAgri II). As a member of the TechnoServe team in Mozambique (2007-2012), he worked as manager of the poultry programme. Since December 14, 2017, he is Minister of Agriculture and Food Security.