Governance & Leadership
Head of AGRF
Currently the Head of African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF) at Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). A Kenyan by nationality, Ms. Mwaisaka holds a Bachelor’s degree in Community Development and Communications from Daystar University, MBA in Global Business and Sustainability (Social Entrepreneurship and Management) from Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, Italy and MSc. in Project Management from Sunderland University, UK.
Ms. Mwaisaka is a seasoned professional administration and project manager with practitioner and vast 15+ years’ experience in the UN System having worked for United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), International Maritime Organization (IMO), United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and International Labour Organization (ILO). She is conversant and extremely knowledgeable of the development landscape and UN System in Kenya as well as various national and regional projects and programmes. She has horned her skills in leading teams on developmental, commercial and industrial projects to the highest standards routinely demanded. During her career she has been involved in different aspects of programme/project life cycles and delivered high-value projects in various organizations and across different geographies.
Before joining AGRA as the Head of AGRF, she was the National Project Coordinator for the International Labour Organization (ILO Kenya) responsible for the coordination and implementation of the Green Jobs programme. She is also a Member of the Board of Directors at the Kenya Ports Authority (KPA).
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