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Become a Mentor

Empower future African leaders as a GanzAfrica mentor

Mentorship is an essential component of Ganzafrica’s fellowship program, providing invaluable guidance, support, and expertise to young professionals across the key priority sectors of land, agrifood systems, and environment across Africa.

As a mentor, you will help GanzAfrica fellows navigate the challenges of sustainable land governance, food security, and environmental protection while honing their technical and leadership skills.  In this way you will play a vital role in supporting the development of the next generation of leaders in these fields, directly impacting sustainable development in Africa.

How to become a mentor

  1. Please Contact Us if you would like to hear more, sharing your area of expertise and experience in the field of sustainable development.
  2. Based on your profile we will match you with a GanzAfrica fellow working on a project in the field of land, agrifood systems, or environment.
  3. Thank you for partnering with us to support the development of young African leaders and the future of sustainable development in Africa.

As a mentor with GanzAfrica, you will have the opportunity to:

  1. Share your experience and knowledge to help shape the next generation of leaders in Africa’s land, agrifood system, and environmental sectors.
  2. Collaborate with motivated and talented young professionals from diverse backgrounds to tackle pressing challenges facing the continent.
  3. Further develop your leadership and coaching experience.
  4. Significantly impact the sustainable development of Africa’s land, agrifood systems, and environmental sectors.

FAQs: Ganzafrica Mentors


At GanzAfrica we understand that our potential mentors have busy schedules, and we value their time. Therefore, we offer various ways for mentors to support our fellows, including leading one-off skills development sessions on specific topics. When you agree to become a mentor, we can discuss options that fit your schedule. Our goal is to provide flexibility and ensure that both our mentors and fellows have a mutually beneficial and fulfilling experience.
As a mentor at Ganzafrica, you will play a critical role in guiding and supporting our fellows as they develop their skills in the key priority sectors of land, agrifood systems, and environment. You will offer your expertise and experience to assist our fellows as they deliver their placement projects and build their capacity to effect positive change in their communities. This will include on-the-ground assistance or virtual seminars. At Ganzafrica, we value our mentors and their contributions to our fellowship program. We believe that your knowledge and experience will be invaluable in helping our fellows succeed and make a meaningful impact.
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