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Prof. Joseph MUKIIBI – Ugandan

Chairman of the Board

Joseph is a plant pathologist who has published widely on tropical crop diseases. He was professor and head of crop science at Makerere University and was responsible for setting up the Ugandan National Agricultural Research Organisation (NARO). He was educated at Makerere and St Andrews (UK) Universities and has undertaken research at universities in Kenya, Tanzania and California......Readmore

Dr. John MUTUNGA – Kenyan

Trustee

Dr. Mutunga, a Kenyan holds the following qualifications:
Bachelor of Science, Agriculture (1988) University of Nairobi
M.A. – Development Sociology (2003) University of Nairobi
PhD – Socio-Economics and Environmental Studies (2008) Kenyatta University
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Mr. Frederick LULE – Ugandan

Trustee

Mr. Fred Lule a Ugandan is a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England & Wales and a member of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.........Read more

Mr. Laurence COCKROFT - British

Trustee

Laurence Cockcroft is a development economist who has worked either in Africa or on Africa related issues since 1966. His experience has been particularly focused on agricultural development and on agri-business and he has worked for Governments (Zambia, Tanzania), the corporate sector (Booker Agriculture International), international development.......Read more

Dr. Yvonne Pinto - British

Trustee

Yvonne Pinto is the director of the Agricultural Learning and Impacts Network (ALINe), a consulting practice stream in Firetail Limited focused on strategy, insights and learning particularly in monitoring and evaluation in agriculture for development. Formally she was a programme officer in the agricultural team at the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation in Seattle and Africa.....Read more

Prof. Geoffrey MREMA - Tanzanian

Trustee

Professor Geoffrey C. Mrema, a Tanzanian, holds a B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (Hons) from the University of Nairobi; M.Sc. and PhD in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK, and University College, Dublin, Ireland respectively..........Read more

Mr. Vianney KABERA – Rwandese

Trustee

Vianney is a seasoned Businessman based in the East African Region,and graduated from The Maastricht School of Management (MSM) the Netherlands 2008,after his first Degree in B.com (Finance) from Makerere University 1989-92...........Read more

Dr. Mary C Shetto - Tanzanian

CEO and Secretary to the board

Dr. Mary Christine Shetto is a Agriculture and Rural Development practitioner with over 20 years of experience in the management of agricultural development programmes and provision of advisory services in Tanzania. Before joining Kilimo Trust, she worked with the Ministry of Agriculture Food Security and Cooperatives and Development Projects in Tanzania.

Our History

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We began in 2005 as an organization funding agricultural research focused on technical innovations...Readmore

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Kilimo Trust Head Quarters
Plot 42 Princess Anne Drive, Bugolobi, Kampala Uganda
Telephone: +256 392 264 980/1/2
Email: admin@kilimotrust.org

Kilimo Trust Tanzania
Plot 455, Avocado Street, Kawe
P.O.BOX 106217
Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania
Tel: +255 22 278 1299
Email: admintz@kilimotrust.org