A leading consultancy in
economic business development

At Ndarama Works, we are passionate about fostering innovative business ecosystems to enhance shared value and deepen impact. 

Your Success Is Our Business

Ndarama Works (Pty) Ltd. is a regional African advisory consultancy and project management firm, co-founded in 2012 by accomplished Pan-African scholar-practitioner / businessman Dr. Golden Mahove and women’s economic empowerment advocate, Precious Nontsikelelo Mahove.

With 25 years of experience in market systems development, agribusiness development, value chain analysis and multi-country projects supporting market linkages, our aim is to see you and your business thrive.

Our Services

Ndarama Works offers local and international clients outsourced management of core business functions and program leadership services by highly specialized work teams, on contract or retainer bases. Led by internationally recognized leadership, our professional teams represent the next generation of African leaders to transform the continent.

Our services include:
Program Leadership
Innovation Ecosystem Development
Private Sector & Enterprise Development
Business Model Innovation
Research, Data Analysis & Recommendations
Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning
Impact Assessment
Trade Promotion
Market Systems Development
Climate Smart Agriculture
Agricultural & Rural Development
Labor & Employment Market Systems Development
Bespoke Outcome-Focused Workshops Addressing Pressing Issues
Women’s Economic Empowerment
Supplier Development Initiatives

Build strategies, build confidence, build your business.

Our experienced leaders are here to guide you along the way.

What People Say About Us

Client Testimonials

Your partners in growth

Managed a regional trade & investment program

Subcontracted to provide a Chief of Party for the Southern Africa Regional Trade & Investment Hub, a USD 73 mil program employing 47 staff and covering nine countries including Botswana, Eswatini, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zambia, and the United States) | Provided business and turnaround strategy and program management services using a market systems approach,as well as trade and investment promotion and facilitation | Successfully turned around the program, developed and delivered a new strategy leading to program extension – concluding USD 153 Mil investment and USD 59 Mil in export deals.

Subcontracted to design and manage a regional climate-smart agriculture program

Ndarama provided the Team Leader for a USD 25,4 Mil DFID-funded East and Southern Africa Regional Climate Smart Agriculture Program for a client covering Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Zambia & Zimbabwe | Led a multi-country team on regional market systems agribusiness climate-smart agriculture program and attained an A+ program rating for superior results and program innovation |  Supported market-based climate-smart agriculture enterprises and over 250,000 smallholder farmers, 20 large agribusinesses and over 100 value chain actors | Created sustainable businesses still running profitably today – 3 years after program close.

Contracted to lead the Zambia Youth in Agribusiness Program for 2 United Nations organizations

Managed a USD 12 Mil program in Zambia and Switzerland for youth employment promotion, serving as Team Leader introducing market systems development programming, youth employment models, and value chain development into the UN | Created 3,000 jobs for rural Zambian youth, improving the performance of > 5,000 youth-led rural enterprises.

Contracted to design and implement a post-conflict private sector development initiative

In managing this USD 20 Mil initiative, created Liberia’s first post-conflict Market Systems Development Program | Introduced the 1stinitiative in Liberia to adopt Making Markets Work for the Poor & Peace (M4PP) approach, focusing on agricultural and financial sectors | Transformed the rubber and cocoa sectors by facilitating private sector-led investment through export-led business linkages.