Mr Zandisile Kanise is the manager in the Project Management Officer. He has more than 25 years of experience. He started working from 1991 as a co-operatives Development Officer for the Catholic Development Center and worked within the Southern African Co-operatives Network ( SACNET). from 1993 to 1998 he served as a Managing Director of the Transkie Land rights that were violated under both apartheid and homeland system s of government. From 1998 to 2000 he also served as a managing director of the Surplus People Project, Cape Town, ans an organisation that played a leading role in the advancement of community land rights that were violated under apartheid systems of government and forced removals in particular. For two terms (1996 and 1997) he served as the national chairperson of the National Land Committee which as made significant contribution to the land reform of South Africa through lobbing and advocacy.Prior to joining Ntinga O.R Tambo Development Agency he worked as a consultant in local economic development for Eastern Cape Appropriate Technology Unit (ECATU) and the centre for integrated rural Development (CIRD).
Mr Kanise as part of his career undertook a number of short courses in Process Facilitation , Writing Skills, Advanced Project Management, Batho Pele Local Economic Development and Asset Based community Development.
Key Performance areas.
Provide strategic guidance to the planning and implementation of projects by Ntinga
Facilitate Project Monitoring and Evaluation
Facilitate Resource Mobilisation in support of project implemented by Ntinga
Oversee implementation of Agri-Parks within the O.R. Tambo District Municipality
Oversees implementation of Rural Agro- Finance Initiative Rafi
Oversees implementation of the O.R. Tambo Cooperatives Development Centre
Oversees implementation of Maize Production by rural Farmers
Oversees implementation of a wool improvement sheep livestock improvement programme