I am currently a freelance communications and knowledge sharing consultant specializing in agriculture, research and development. From August 2009 to March 2017, I was Head of Communications and Knowledge Management at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) in Kenya (6 years in Ethiopia). Before that, I was Director of ‘Euforic’ an information-sharing cooperative working to open up and enhance access to information and knowledge on Europe’s international development. Alongside Euforic, I worked as a freelance agricultural information specialist with the CGIAR ICT-KM Program, DFID, several CGIAR centers, FAO, GFAR, and others. I began my career working with agricultural information - first at the World Bank, then at a Faculty of Agriculture in Thailand, then in the CGIAR at the International Service for National Agricultural Research (ISNAR); after ISNAR, I mainly worked in the international development sector, with ECDPM, IICD, and INASP.
CTA is a joint institution operating under the framework of the Cotonou Agreement between the ACP Group of States (Africa, the Caribbean and the Pacific) and the EU Member States (European Union). CTA is funded by the European Union.