Litumelo Mate Sievers

Title: Gender Specialist

Institution: Global Water Partnership Southern Africa & Africa Coordination Unit


Ms. Litumelo Mate Sievers is GWP’s Gender expert appointed to provide gender-related support to GWPSA and CU's programmes. An accomplished gender expert Ms. Sievers has vast experience in, programmes formulation and monitoring, climate change, gender, donor coordination, fund disbursement planning, gender awareness, monitoring and evaluation framework formulation and implementation capacity building, development research and development of tools and instruments for screening gender and social inclusion into programmes.

She has worked for various organisations in Zambia, including the Royal Danish Embassy, CARE Zambia, local authority and the Ministry of Health. Ms. Sievers is well versed with river basin organisations and various national stakeholders. She has provided consultancy support to and managed a number of projects for organisations and government ministries within the SADC including Climate Resilience Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF), Zambia’s Ministries of Water Development, Sanitation and Environmental Protection. Throughout her work experience she has engaged with and managed projects funded by several donor organisations and NGOs, among them World Bank, AfDB, Danida, UNDP, UN Habitat, Ireland Aid, MCC/USA, DFID through CRIDF.