Agnes Kalibata

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Agnes Matilda Kalibata is a Rwandan agricultural scientist, policymaker, and president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA). She was the Rwanda's minister of agriculture and animal resources.[1]

Agnes Matilda Kalibata
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Agnes Kalibata in 2019
Born
Rwanda
Alma mater
Known foragricultural scientist and policymaker
Scientific career
Institutions

Early life and education[change | change source]

Kalibata was born in Rwanda to a refugee in Uganda to parents who were smallholders.[2] She holds a bachelor's degree in entomology from Makerere University and biochemistry, master's degree in agriculture, also from Makerere University in Uganda.[3] She obtained her Ph.D. in entomology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Agnes Kalibata". www.nasonline.org. Retrieved 2021-06-03.
  2. Agnes Kalibata (Feb 15, 2016). "Small holders Front and Center". medium.com.
  3. "Dr. Agnes M. Kalibata". IFDC. 2015-02-13. Archived from the original on 2015-07-19. Retrieved 2019-02-10.
  4. "Agnes Kalibata". nasonline.org. Retrieved 2019-02-02.