Anthony Kwehangana is a Ugandan, born on 15th April 1985. He joined Agriterra Rwanda in March 2021 as a Consultant Business Advisor under the RVO funded project, “Innovating the Ugandan Potato Value Chain”. In February 2023, he joined Agriterra Uganda, as a Cooperative Advisor, under the project, “Building Resilience and Inclusive Growth of Highland Farming Systems for Rural Transformation(BRIGHT)
He holds Master of Science in Technology Innovation and Industrial Development from Makerere University, Kampala-Uganda, Post Graduate Certificate in Food Safety and Product Quality from PTC+, the Netherlands, Post Graduate Diploma in Project Planning and Management, Uganda Christian University, Kampala-Uganda, and Bachelor of Science degree in Agribusiness Management from Makerere University, Kampala-Uganda.
Before joining Agriterra, Anthony worked as an assistant Production Manager, Production Supervisor, and Agro-processing Centre Manager/Head Potato Section with Uganda Industrial Research Institute (UIRI), a government parastatal agency under the auspices of Ministry of Science Technology and Innovations involved in, Business Development Services, Business Incubation, Agro-Processing, Value Addition, Product Development, Skills Development, Research and Development.
Anthony has over 12 years significant experience and extensive knowledge in value chains development, agribusiness advisory services, process and product development, agro processing and value addition, product innovations, food safety and product quality, research and development. He has worked as an independent consultant to build capacity and strengthen farmer organisations and producer cooperatives for a number of Government ministries, International Organisations, Small Medium Enterprises, Private and Civil Society organisations.
Anthony believes that developing value chains, and strengthening farmer organisations and cooperatives, can catalyse socio-economic transformation of farmers, and the country’s development agenda.