Anthony Mugambi Makona

Anthony is an Agri-finance Fellow with a passion for market-led initiatives for structured and inclusive agricultural trading systems. A strong believer in free and fair trade, he is an agricultural value chain development and market access specialist with over 14 years of experience working with the private, public and civil society sectors across East Africa. As Country Team Leader at Kilimo Trust, Kenya, Anthony implements national and multi-country trade-based projects on apiculture, dairy, horticulture, coffee, food staples and oil crops. He is currently leading a regional project on regenerative rice value chain in Kenya and Uganda. An incurable optimist, Anthony believes in building partnerships to unlock possibilities. He read horticulture at Maseno University and has an MSc in Agricultural Production Chains Management from the Van Hall University of Applied Sciences, The Netherlands.