Board of directors

//Board of directors
Board of directors 2017-06-29T13:58:58+00:00
Dr. Namanga Ngongi
Dr. Namanga NgongiChairman of the Board of Trustees
Dr. Namanga Ngongi is the founding chairman of the AFAP board of trustees. This is an honor that adds to the other accomplishments of his career that has included major contributions to agricultural development and international diplomacy.
Rhoda Peace Tumusiime
Rhoda Peace TumusiimeThe African Union’s Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture
Her Excellency Tumusiime Rhoda Peace, until early 2017 has been the Commissioner for Rural Economy and Agriculture at the African Union Commission (AUC).
Dr Agnes Kalibata
Dr Agnes KalibataPresident at Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA)
As President of AGRA, Dr. Kalibata leads the organization’s efforts with public and private partners to ensure a food secure and prosperous Africa through rapid, sustainable agricultural growth, improving the productivity and livelihoods of millions of smallholder farmers.
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Patrick Heffer
Patrick HefferSenior Director, Agriculture Service, International Fertilizer Association (IFA)
Patrick Heffer joined the International Fertilizer Association (IFA) in Paris in 2002, where he is Senior Director of the Agriculture Service. In this capacity, he coordinates IFA’s global activities relating to fertilizer consumption.
Dr. Chiji Ojukwu
Dr. Chiji OjukwuDirector, Agriculture and Agro-industry Department, AFDB
Dr Chiji Ojukwu is the Director, Agriculture and Agro-industry Department of the African Development Bank.

From January 2011 to October 2013, he was Regional Director, at the Bank with responsibilities for policy and programming in six countries: Angola, Malawi, Mauritius, Mozambique, Sao Tome and Principe and Zambia.

Togbe Afede XIV
Togbe Afede XIVChief of the Asogli State and President of the Volta Region House of Chiefs
His Royal Highness Togbe Afede XIV is Chief of Asogli State in Ghana. He has held the position since 2003. Known as James Akpo before elevation to the position of traditional ruler, Chief Afede is founder and CEO of Strategic Initiatives Ltd and the SAS Finance Group Ltd, among others. He has more than 18 years of experience as an investment banker and entrepreneur, and is a member or chairman of the board of other organizations.
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Dinnah Kapiza
Dinnah KapizaOwner and Managing Director, Tisaiwale Trading, Malawi
Mrs Dinnah Kapiza owner and managing director of Tisaiwale K. Agro Trading is an enterprising agro-dealer managing her own business in the rural parts of Malawi. Provides farm inputs and new technologies to small holder farmers.
Dr. Amit H. Roy
Dr. Amit H. RoyIFDC’s Second President and CEO (1992-2015)
Dr. Amitava H. Roy was named president and chief executive officer of IFDC in 1992. He served in this position till the end of 2015. Roy joined IFDC as a chemical engineer in 1978.
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