Governance & Leadership
Program Development & Innovation
Under her leadership, a multi-disciplinary team at Msingi East Africa scoped, designed and implemented multiple interventions across two growth industries (Aquaculture, Textiles & Apparel), creating over 800 jobs and crowding in others / convening further interventions from multiple private and public sector actors. She is passionate around improvement of fish genetics to improve incomes of SMEs in the sector. Her passion for need to invest and grow local SMES while working on the underlying enabling policy environment speaks to a lot of what AGRA does .
Besides her corporate commitments, she is a girl-child mentor and a social enterprise enthusiast that is working tirelessly to shine a light on the women of Africa as the catalytic link to sustained economic transformation. Her board involvement with the African Network for the Care of Children Affected by HIV/AIDS (ANECCA) and Doctors Choice among others have served to catalyze innovations to improve access and share emerging best practices in Africa.
Aggie, a Ugandan national, holds an MBA from the University of Liverpool and an undergraduate degree in Social Sciences from Makerere University, Uganda. She is also trained in Market Systems Development. She recently completed a select pioneering class of the Global CEO Program (IESA -University of Navarra).
She describes herself as a pragmatic and results oriented leader with over 15 years’ experience in senior leadership roles across multiple private and public sector industries (Tobacco, Beverages & Multimedia) and most recently successfully transitioned to the economic development space (Aquaculture, Textile & Apparel) accomplishing remarkable growth and impact across five sectors.
AfDB President Adesina calls for technology transfer to farmers
Washington, D.C., US, 6 August 2018 – The President of the African Development Bank Group, Akinwumi Adesina, has made an urgent call to give farmers across the continent new technologies with the potential to transform agricultural production. Adesina said the technology transfer was needed immediately and that evidence from countries like Nigeria demonstrated that technology
First Winner of the Africa Food Prize Using Award Money to Support Rural Youth
In his speech accepting the Africa Food Prize in 2016, Dr. Kanayo F. Nwanze dedicated the Prize to Africa’s youth. “……with this prize, I pledge to continue to coach, mentor and inspire our younger generation in building a better and brighter future for this continent; our Africa,” said the then President of the International Fund
AGRA Board Member Mohohlo appointed Chancellor of the University of Botswana
President Mokgweetsi Masisi has, acting in accordance with Section 7 of the University of Botswana Act of 2008, appointed Linah Mohohlo as the Chancellor of the University of Botswana for a period of 5 years effective the 19th of July 2018 to 18 June 2023. Linah Mohohlo was the Governor of the Bank of Botswana