Prof. Nuhu HatibuRegional Head, East Africa
Prior to joining AGRA, Prof. Nuhu was the CEO of Kilimo Trust a grant-managing NGO based in Uganda. Prior to joining Kilimo Trust, Nuhu served at the founding regional coordinator of the Soil and Water Management Network for East, Central and Southern Africa. Nuhu is experienced in project development and management, knowledge management, strategy formulation, and in capacity building. He has particular experience in working with officials including Parliamentary Committees, Ministers, and Permanent Secretaries, and has organized and facilitated policy dialogues sessions of ministers and made key addresses to Summit Meetings of Presidents in East Africa. Since joining Kilimo Trust, he has developed skills and approaches for working with the private sector, especially agribusinesses and commercial banks, which now make him a recognized leader in the development of agricultural value chains in the East Africa Region. He holds a PhD in Soil Dynamics and a BSc in Agricultural Engineering.