From Chitipa district, Northern Malawi, Redson Nyondo is a Bunda College graduate (formerly University of Malawi) holding a Bachelor of Science in Aquaculture and Fisheries. Since 2013, Redson has accrued experience and skills in project management with expertise in conservation agriculture, garlic, and ginger farming, poultry production, marketing linkages, and Village Savings and Loans. He served in several organizations, with his longest at Japan Overseas Cooperative Association (JOCA) from 2014 to 2017 as a Field Officer in a project aimed at supporting farmers in Mzimba to attain better livelihoods and self-reliance. He co-founded Functional Landscape Action Malawi, a local NGO in Mzimba that is an associate of Wetland Action, a Europe-based network of practitioners and academics interested in the sustainable use of wetlands. He also worked with World Vision Malawi as a Development Facilitator and Research Assistant and at Catholic Relief Services as an enumerator. In addition, he has interned at One Acre Fund Malawi and Blantyre Synod Health and Development Commission.