Executive Team

Jerry Mang’ena

Executive Director

Jerry Mang’ena is a co-founder and Executive Director of Aqua-Farms Organization (www.afo.or.tz) and a Marine Biologist from Tanzania. Jerry has 5 years of experience in the community-based activity of fisheries and aquaculture. Most of his work is centered on coastal communities on sustainable utilization of the fisheries and aquaculture resources as a means of reducing hunger, and poverty and adapting to the changing climate. He is a trained business coach of Climate Launch Pad (https://climatelaunchpad.org/) and Teaches at the School of Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Technology of the University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), a Climate Reality Leader, a Global Shaper, and Mandela Washington Fellow.