Ephraim Pengere
Chief Executive Officer

Ephraim holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and Rural Innovations from Makerere University in Uganda. He holds a portfolio of professional accomplishments, with over 7 years of industry experience in reputable national and international organizations.
Ephraim holds expertise in sustainable agriculture, food and nutrition security, and resilience and livelihoods.

Benon Kwikiriza
Director, Strategy and Operations

Benon holds a B.Sc Water Resources Engineering from Busitema University in Uganda. He has over 4 years of industry experience, serving with reputable national and international organizations. A seasoned social impact innovator, and early career researcher, his work has centered on the water-energy-food nexus.
Benon is passionate about the SDGs, and holds expertise in water resource management, catchment hydrology, irrigation, and climate change.

Moses Ariong
Director Program Development, Resource Mobilization, and Learning

Moses holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from Makerere University in Uganda. He holds a Post Graduate Diploma in Project Management (Monitoring and Evaluation) from Uganda Management Institute. He also holds a M.Sc. in Environment and Pollution Control from the University of Manchester (U.K). He holds an impressive portfolio of professional accomplishments. He has over 12 years of industry experience with reputable national and international organizations.
Moses has expertise in climate smart agriculture, disaster management, food security, and livelihoods programs.

Adongo Caroline
Director, Research and Innovation

Caroline holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and Rural Innovations from Makerere University in Uganda.  She has over 7 years of extensive industry experience with reputable national and international organizations.

Caroline holds expertise in research and innovation, project planning and management, monitoring and evaluation, and agribusiness.

Charles Kategere
Manager, Livestock

Charles holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture from Busoga University in Uganda, and an Advanced Diploma in Animal Science from Kfar Silver College in Israel. He also holds a Diploma in Agriculture from Busoga University, and a Certificate in Agriculture, from Olio Community Polytechnic, in Soroti. He is an agricultural practitioner with over 10 years of industry practice with various national and international organizations.


Charles holds technical expertise in livestock production and management, farm mechanization (agricultural mechanization technologies), animal health and disease management, and general agricultural extension work

Martin Mugoya
Field Officer, Bugiri Program

Martin holds a Diploma in Crop Production from Busitema University in Uganda. He has over 8 years of industry experience serving in a number of national NGOs, and Community Based Organizations, as an agricultural extension worker.
Martin holds technical expertise in postharvest handling, production and marketing, value chain addition, climate smart agriculture, fish farming, and general agricultural extension work.

Elizabeth Nimusiima
Administrative Assistant

Elizabeth holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Procurement and Logistics Management from Kyambogo University in Uganda. She has over 6 years of industry experience with reputable national and international organizations.

Elizabeth holds expertise in logistics management, procurement and sourcing systems, contracts management, inventory management, and general administrative roles

David Bigumirwa
Field Officer, Kamuli Program

David holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture and Rural Innovations from Makerere University in Uganda.  He has over 5 years of experience, serving with national and international development organizations. He is passionate about transforming smallholder agriculture through adoption of improved agricultural practices and sustainable livelihoods for smallholders.

David holds technical expertise in agricultural research and innovation, trial design and execution, soil conservation and fertility management, and pest and disease management.