Parallel Session 4.3: With Enhanced Food Security

Musa Sibandze is the President of the Eswatini Farmers Cooperative Union (ESWAFCU), Founder & Managing Director of SMS General Supplies and Services (PTY) LTD which was established in 1999. He is also the Founder and Senior Pastor of the Redeemed Christians Revival Center Church based in Eswatini. Mr. Sibandze holds various management certificates from different training institutions including Maurice Kerrigan and Mananga Management Campus. Additionally, he has a Cooperative Management Certificate-specialising in Managing Agriculture Cooperatives from ITC-ILO- Italy. Mr. Sibandze serves as Treasurer and Board member of the SADC Cooperatives Federation and President of the newly formed National Cooperatives Federation in Eswatini (NCFE). 

Mr. Sibandze joined Mahlangatsha Farmers Cooperative Society LTD in 1996 and has a passion for cooperatives. He has previously served as Secretary General, Chairman and Supervisory Committee Chairperson, and Board member in various cooperative societies including the Savings & Credit and the Agricultural Cooperatives. He has transformed the Agricultural Union in the country to be a vibrant institution which is now a member of the ICA. Further, he has championed the formation of the National Cooperatives Federation in Eswatini which was fully registered in November 2020.