Chifula Kalisha (Lusaka, 1989) is a Business Advisor from East African Team of Agriterra and is based in Zambia. He is a certified Accountant and has a certificate in USAID Rules and Regulations and Grants Management.
Before Chifula became a Business Advisor for Agriterra, he worked for an NGO named AgriSmart as Finance and Administration Manager. Prior to that, he worked for 4 years for ASNAPP (Agribusiness in Sustainable African Natural Plant Products) and helped with implementing a USAID Project. The first two years he worked as a Procurement Officer and the second two years as a Project Accountant.
Chifula’s core tasks are to improve and strengthen the Financial and Operational systems of Agriterra Clients in Zambia, and to strengthen the internal controls and improve financial reporting according to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS’s).
Chifula strives to become a Financial Management Trainer at Agriterra. Furthermore, he is very enthusiastic about capacity building of Cooperatives through working with different value chains in order to increase the internal capitalization and get a better product payout for members.