Molly Akello

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Programme Officer: Training and Quality Assurance

Molly Akello (Kenyan), is the Training and Quality Assurance Officer at RUFORUM Secretariat. She holds a MSc. Degree in Plant Breeding and Biotechnology (University of Nairobi, 2016) and a Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Crop Science major (hons) (University of Nairobi, 2014). She previously worked as a Research assistant and trainer in the Kenya Agriculture Value Chain Enterprises project (USAID-KAVES). Molly also served as a Supervisor and Recruitment officer at AYAA ENTERPRISES Ltd, in the Single Window Information for Trade Project (SWIFT). She served as an agricultural consultant with Syngenta East Africa LTD in the Kenya Horticultural Competitiveness Project (USAID-KHCP). Molly is an alumnus of the Forum for African Women Educationist (FAWE) - Kenya Chapter and advocates passionately for the girl child education. Molly was awarded a scholarship by the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA) - Capacity Building Project and has published in a peer reviewed journal in the field of Agriculture.