Governance & Leadership
Chief of Staff & Strategy
Before joining AGRA, Andrew served as a Director responsible for Management, Operations and regional UN reform issues at UN Habitat, since 2015. He was the Chief of Staff at UN-Habitat from 2013. Prior to this, Andrew was appointed as UN Resident Coordinator in the Maldives, UNDP Resident Representative, and UNFPA Representative (2010-2013). Previously, Andrew was Chief of Staff at the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) in New York (2007-2010). This followed eight years of experience in Sudan, New York, Afghanistan, and Sierra Leone for the UN. Before his career began with the UN system, Andrew was a Programme Manager for Concern Universal in Sierra Leone and had assignments with various companies and NGOs in the UK, Democratic Republic of Congo and Côte d’Ivoire.
Andrew holds an M.Phil. in Development Studies from the University of Sussex, UK; and a Bachelor in Business Administration (Management) from Andrews University in the USA.
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