Elard Mawala

Elard Mawala is a development professional with extensive experience in project management and research coordination for a number of local and international organizations. He joined IPIS in 2017, as project manager for the “Mapping of the socio-economic and human rights situation of artisanal and industrial mining in northwest Tanzania”. Prior to joining IPIS, Elard worked as project manager for Community Research and Development Services (CORDS) and on various consultancy assignments related to issues of (artisanal) mining, women empowerment, land rights and agriculture. He worked on assignments for, amongst others, Istituto Oikos, Glasgow University, Copenhagen University, the Economist Magazine, the International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), Care International and World Vision