Kudakwashe  Dube

Kudakwashe Dube

Social Development Specialist

Kudakwashe Dube is a Social Development Specialist with the World Bank, supporting projects in Zambia and Zimbabwe. He is supporting the World Bank Group lending, analytical, advisory and social risk management programs and a wide range of engagements across sectors, including social safeguards, community empowerment; citizen engagement; gender; social accountability; and social inclusion.

Prior to joining the World Bank, Kudakwashe was the Social Protection and Safeguards Officer for the International Labor Organization (ILO) in Timor-Leste. He provided capacity development support to the Ministry of Public Works, to design and implement effective measures to avoid, minimize, and mitigate the adverse environmental and social impacts of the National Roads for Development Program. He has also worked with the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) in Zambia, as the Adolescent Sexual Reproductive Health rights and Youth officer. His work contributed to the effective management of UNFPA activities in the areas of adolescent sexual and reproductive health and youth development.

He holds a PhD in Public Policy from the University of KwaZulu-Natal, in South Africa and a master’s degree in Public Health from Thammasat University in Thailand.  During his free time, he enjoys fishing and playing football.