Dr. Felix Adamu Nandonde
Felix Adamu Nandonde has a long experience of working with private sector and SMEs in agrifood business. He has a PhD in Business Economics from Aalborg University Denmark, an MSc from Newcastle University, UK and Bachelor of Business Administration from Mzumbe University, Tanzania. He was first Secretary of Sokoine University Graduate Entrepreneurs Cooperative (SUGECO) that deals with advocacy, mentoring, coaching and supporting students to establish value addition activities in agribusiness value chain (https://www.sugeco.or.tz/). Mr Nandonde was the Executive Coordinator of AB Consult a consultancy firm based at the School of Agricultural Economics and Business Studies at Sokoine University of Agriculture in Tanzania. He is currently the co-founder and the Managing Director of the GMF Business Research Academy a private consultancy firm based in Tanzania (https://gmf.co.tz/team-members/). Mr Nandonde is also a General Secretary of Agricultural Economic Society of Tanzania (AGREST). He teaches undergraduate courses: Business Communication, Services Marketing and Business Strategy. His research works appeared in Journal of African Business, African Management Review, Ethiopian Journal of Business and Economics, Journal of Business Research, British Food Journal, Journal of Language, Technology & Entrepreneurship in Africa, International Journal of Retail & Distribution Management. Felix has published five book chapters with IGI Global, Springer International and Degruyter publishers. Mr. Nandonde has authored a handbook of Business Communication Skills with Mzumbe Book Project, Morogoro, Tanzania. He has provided consultancy to AICAD, JICA, ANSAF, and participated in different teams that work for DANIDA, World Bank and Agrisol Energy. Before joining academia he worked with National Bank of Commerce (NBC) 1997, Tanzania Limited as Sales Consultant Business Banking. Mr Nandonde has presented paper in various international conferences: Makerere Business School (Uganda), AIB-SSA at RIARA Business School (Kenya), York School of Management (UK), Aarhus Business School and Aalborg University (Denmark). He is a member of Academy of International Business, Association for Business Communication and Africa Academy of Management Science.
- Nandonde, F.A. (2019). A PESTLE analysis of international retailing in the East Africa Community, Journal of Global Business and Organization Excellence, 38(4) 54-61.
- Nandonde, F.A. and Kuada, J. (2018). Perspectives of retailers and local food suppliers on the evolution of modern retail in Africa. British Food Journal, Vol. 120, Iss.2. pp.240-354.
- Nandonde, F.A., Sachs, P.R. and Liana, P.J. (2017). Agribusiness CSR practices on the establishment of underdeveloped supply chains, in Vertigans and Idowu (eds), CSR Academic Insight and Impact, Springer, 83-100.
- Nandonde, F.A. and Sachs, P.R. (2017). Commercial bank corporate social responsibility practices in Tanzania, in Aluchna and Idowu (eds), The Dynamics of Corporate Social Responsibility, Springer.