Daniel Jamu



Deputy Chief of Party Programming for the USAID/Malawi FISH Project

Daniel-CRCDaniel Jamu joined CRC in January 2015 as Deputy Chief of Party Programming for the USAID/Malawi Fisheries Integration of Society and Habitats (FISH) Project. This five-year project aims to strengthen science to inform decision making in climate change adaptation and provide a guide to governance and sustainable livelihoods in Malawi fishing communities. Daniel has served as WorldFish Research Scientist and Regional Director for Eastern and Southern Africa and as a Board Member for the Malawi National Commission for Science and Technology. He has over 20 years experience in research and development in aquaculture and inland capture fisheries in Africa. During the past five years, he has focused on inland capture fisheries and aquaculture systems development, coordinating implementation of climate-change adaptation initiatives in Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia. More recently, he has overseen the development and management of a private sector integrated aquaculture–agriculture facility in Malawi. He has a bachelor’s degree in agriculture and a master’s in biology from the University of Malawi and a PhD in ecology from the University of California, Davis.