BurundiCooperative advisor

Espérance Niyonsaba

Espérance Niyonsaba holds a license in Economic Science and before joining Agriterra was working with various non-profit organizations in rural economic development. She has also worked as a full-time employee in various functions, such as building capacity and agricultural cooperatives on various topics: structure, governance, business plan.

From 2012 till May 2018 she was an independent consultant, analyzing agricultural value chains, elaborating on business plans, building capacity of rural cooperatives on Governance and Financial Management, linking finance institutions to farmers and rural cooperatives to the market. Esperance has worked as an assessor of Institutions Finance with the Microscope tool, as well as an assessor of farmers organizations with scoping tools. She has received training or trainers on Marketing, Financial Management, Governance, Gender and Youth inclusion in the agricultural value chain.

In the past she has worked for Agriterra as a consultant for assessing clients cooperatives and since September 2018, Esperance works as a Business Advisor for Agriterra in Burundi. She believes in transparency while she is especially content to collaborate and support farmers.



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