N2Africa Senior Business Development Officer
Tel: +234 8034023910
Station: Nigeria (Abuja)
Edward worked as Regional Agribusiness Cluster Coordinator, East and Southern Africa Division, International Institute for Soil Fertility and Rural Development (IFDC) in Nairobi, Kenya, from March 2011 until he took up his new appointment at IITA. He was Program Manager (2005–2011) and Consultant (2004–2005 and 2007–2010), Agronomist, Capacity Building Manager, and Senior Project Manager (2002–2004) at the European Commission for Agriculture and Training (CEFA) in Nairobi, Somalia, Kenya, and Ethiopia. From 1993 to 2000 he was the Managing Director of Green Ventures (Kenya) Limited, engaged in the growing and exporting of fruits and vegetables. He has 20 years of professional experience in Africa within the agricultural sector.