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Agriculture Economist - MSc.in International Relations from KALU Institute (Spain),MSc.in Agriculture Economics from Kenyatta University (Kenya) and BSc.in Agribusiness Management from Egerton University (Kenya).

Mr. Benjamin G. Musungu

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Mr. Benjamin G. Musungu is an Agricultural Economist and youth who is passionate about the intersectionalities between Climate Change, Agriculture and Policy Spheres. Benjamin is a 2022 Food Systems Fellow under the Center for African Leaders in Agriculture (CALA)-a prestigious Advanced Masters Leadership Program for Top-80 Food Systems Leaders in Africa. He holds MSc.in International Relations from KALU Institute (Spain),MSc.in Agriculture Economics from Kenyatta University (Kenya) and BSc.in Agribusiness Management from Egerton University (Kenya).His postgraduate qualifications includes: Postgraduate Certificate in Entrepreneurship from Harvard University (USA),Postgraduate Certificate in Climate Change from DANIDA fellowship Center (Denmark),Postgraduate Certificate in Qualitative Impact Assessment Protocols from Bath University (UK) and Postgraduate Specialization Certificate in AfCFTA offered by UNDP-Africa.

Benjamin has rich volunteership experience and is currently serving as the East African President of the African Union Youth in Livestock, Fisheries and Aquaculture Incubation Network (AYL-FAIN),and as an Advisory Board member of UCESCO-Africa. He has a 360-degree blend of 8-years’ experience, having worked in the Government (As a food security advisor to the Council of Governors-Kenya),Private Sector (As the Public-Private Dialogue Lead at Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA)),NGO (As the Business Development Lead at Dorcas Aid Int’l) and International Relations (Where he currently works as the Northern Africa Partnerships Coordinator at Africa Union-Africa CDC, based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. Besides his professional titles, Benjamin is the CEO& founder of FOODCIRCLE-A start-up based in Nairobi, Kenya that focused on redistributing excess food to those who need it the most, at a fraction of the ambient prices.