Jacinta is a Canada-based international supply chain expert and a strong champion of smallholder farmers’ development and inclusive agribusiness in developing countries. She provides mentoring and advisory services on farmers’ extension, nutrition assessment, sustainable supply chains, technology dissemination, food security analysis, market penetration and additionally business information and networking within the African context.
Jacinta who holds an MBA on food security from Business School Netherlands has more than 8 years’ experience in supply chain innovations, food producers capacity development and a special passion for driving high quality agricultural education, skills transfer and linkages for profitability and growth. She has an exceptional combination of expertise on technical, hands-on skills as well as organizational management.
She is an excellent facilitator and trainer in inclusive agribusiness and food security, a NUFFIC Scholar, a Global Shaper of the World Economic Forum (Lagos Hub), an African Women in Agricultural Research and Development (AWARD) fellow, a Sustainable Agriculture Advocate, a Professional Member of the Women Organizing for Change Global Network, and a member on the Agriculture, Food and Human Values society
Jacinta is able to mentor on the following subjects:
- Sustainable and inclusive supply chains
- Food security analysis
- Farm management extension
- Business information and investment decisions for Africa