Taona Grace Kaluluma

Taona Grace Kaluluma

Research Officer
Export Development Fund

Field of expertise

  • Data analysis and interpretation
  • Database management
  • Report writing and communication.
  • Training and facilitation skills.

Work experience.
1. Research Officer – Responsible for Knowledge Management, Strategy and Trade and Development Impact Analysis at Export Development Fund (January 2018 - Current)

  • Assessing the facility’s impact by using Trade and Development Impact Assessment (TDIA) rating guidelines.
  • Monitored operational workplans to ensure program and project milestones were achieved.
  • Conducting research on various sectors of the economy to identify new opportunities.
  • Producing policy brief reports.
  • Overseeing the creation of data collection tools, including surveys, assessments, and interview protocols.
  • Preparation of periodic performance reports of the Fund
  • Maintaining and updating EDF’s database.
  • Facilitating workshops and learning events to disseminate and discuss knowledge, providing training on M&E tools and support them in their use.

2. Economist, Ministry of water and sanitation (October 2015- December 2017)

  • Coordinating Malawi Growth and Development Strategy Annual Reviews for the Water and Sanitation Sector
  • Monitoring of the Ministry’s development programs and projects.
  • Preparation of the Ministry’s Annual budgets
  • Preparation of various reports for the Ministry
  • Preparation of the Ministry’s Public Sector Investment Program