AGCO Africa Ambassador 2016
Nyasha Mudukuti is an agro scientist from Zimbabwe. She is a member of the Global Farmers Network under Truth about Trade and Technology and she is also a Global Youth Ambassador of the initiative A World at School. Nyasha was one of the young scientists selected to participate at the 2013 Open Forum for Agricultural Biotechnology in Zimbabwe. She was also a panelist of the Borlaug Dialogue on “Drought and Disease Tolerant Crops for Food Security“ at the World Food Prize held in the USA in 2014.
Nyasha Mudukuti is a BSc Hons graduate in Biotechnology from Chinhoyi University of Technology. Next to her professional career she is growing sorghum on a family farm in rural Chikombedzi in Zimbabwe.
AGCO Africa Ambassador 2015
Jean Kaahwa is Managing Director of Shalom Fish Farm Limited in Uganda. He is also Member of the Africa Agribusiness Academy, Chairman of Nakawa Fish Farmers Association and Vice-Chair of Youth in Agriculture Innovation Community. He has worked on developing training and capacity building with a wide range of farmers and youth groups on fish farming, especially in the field of using fish as animal feed in Uganda.
Jean Kaahwa gained a Bachelor of Commerce degree in the field of Marketing at the Makerere University Business School and is currently pursuing a degree of Masters in Financial Management and Investment at The Cyprus Institute of Marketing.
Joy Jelimo Chelagat
AGCO Africa Ambassador 2014
Joy Jelimo Chelagat is a multimedia journalist with experience in radio, television, print and web production. She is currently working at Royal Media Services Limited in Nairobi, Kenya. Prior to her current position she worked for Standard Bank Group as well as the Standard Group. She started her career at the Kenyan NGO Education Center for Women in Development and for International Organization for Migration (IOM), a humanitarian organization in Kenya in the years before that. Joy graduated with honors from Daystar University, Kenya in 2012, where she gained her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Electronic Media Concentration. She was as well producer and presenter of the student run radio station of the university, Shine FM.
AGCO Africa Ambassador 2013
Tosin Odunfa is a Nigerian TV Presenter with Ebonylife TV, the foremost Global African Entertainment And Lifestyle Media Network. He has a passion for promoting sustainable Agriculture value chain activities as a means to economic empowerment in Africa and believes that the media has a significant role to play.
Tosin is affiliated with the 2015 Africa Green Revolution Forum AGRF, a private sector led and multi-stakeholder initiative to discuss and develop concrete investment and development plans and policy support strategies for agriculture value-chain development in Africa. He is on the bill as a co-moderator of two panels in the 2015 AGRF in Lusaka Zambia. Tosin is also an acclaimed live events host and Master of Ceremonies (MC) is involved.
Tosin's undergraduate education was at the Howard University School of Engineering, Washington DC and post graduate training at the Northampton Business School, England. He is a British Council Innovation 360 Award winner and is passionate about emerging market business activities.
Sue Musunga Chuzu
AGCO Africa Ambassador 2012
AGCO Africa Ambassador 2012, Marketing Services Specialist and Director, AGCO Zambia Limited
Sue Musunga Chuzu graduated with distinctions - top of her class from Cavendish University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in Business Administration. Sue was the first ever AGCO Africa Ambassador and hosted the first AGCO Africa Summit in Berlin in 2012. At that time, she was a senior management trainee at Standard Chartered Bank Zambia where she assumed various duties on a quest to be a well-rounded banker.
With a background in Public Relations, Communications and Media, Sue worked as a television and radio presenter at Zambia National Broadcasting Corporation and as news anchor, television presenter and Public Relations Manager for Muvi TV for 4 years. She is now working as a Marketing Services Specialist for AGCO Zambia where her key responsibilities are to create and execute the region’s communications strategy and support the creation of industry shaping ideas that continue to build the AGCO brand. She is also one of the two directors of AGCO Zambia Limited.