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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


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

Mr. Frederick LULE – Ugandan


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

Dr. Yvonne Pinto - British


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


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


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

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


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