Centre For Agriculture and Food Policy

Mrs Veronica Nonhlanhla Gundu-Jakarasi is a Manager - Climate Finance and Sustainability Division at Infrastructure Development Bank of Zimbabwe. She holds Masters Degree in Environmental Policy and Planning from the University of Zimbabwe and a BSc degree in Applied Environmental Science from the University of Zimbabwe. She is currently studying towards a PHD Fellow with University of South Africa. Mrs Veronica is an expert with 14 years in environmental policy and planning, climate change management and diplomacy. She served as Deputy Director in the Climate Change Management Department of Zimbabwe. Her expertise includes climate change negotiations, mobilising climate finance, greenhouse gas inventory development and review, project planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, environmental impact assessments/ environmental and social safeguards management, ecosystems based adaptation and climate smart agriculture, geographical information systems and remote sensing, green growth strategies and gender analysis and mainstreaming.