Agostinho Zacarias Vuma the Chairman of the Executive Board of Directors at CTA – Confederação das Associações Económicas de Moçambique, a Mozambican businessman with investments and operations in the areas of civil construction, real estate, energy, tourism, manufacturing, agriculture and other related areas.
He has held several positions of trust in companies and public and private entities, namely, Administração Nacional de Estradas (ANE), Confederation of Contractors of CPLP, GAPI Sociedade de Investimentos, SA, and PLAMA. He is also a Member of the National Parliament.
His contribution has been to advocate for the application of greater transparency and equity in the law of contracting the supply of public goods and services and the creation of favorable conditions for the improvement of the business environment, for the development of the private sector, making it strong, inclusive, socially responsible and capable of influencing economic reforms for the emergence of a robust private sector.
At the international level, he is a member of the African CEOS Board of Fame and has received the African Leadership Medal of Honor from African Leadership Magazine on the sidelines of the last UN General Assembly Session. He was elected Personality of the Year 2017, by Tektrónica, of Portugal, which was repeated in 2018 by the two weekly newspapers, namely, Magazine and Zambeze, from Mozambique.
Presently he acts as the Champion of the SBN Network for Nutrition, bearing the challenge of working for actions that strengthen the national food situation, sustainable business development and the improvement of the business environment.
He also acts as the President of the Lusophone Agricultural Chamber, an organization of the CPLP (Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries) business sector, with a seat in FAO (United Nations Fund for Agriculture) and wicho advocates for greater sustainability of agriculture in the Community.