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ⓘ Agnes Kalibata. Agnes Matilda Kalibata is a Rwandan agricultural scientist, policymaker, and president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa. She was ..




Agnes Kalibata
                                     

ⓘ Agnes Kalibata

Agnes Matilda Kalibata is a Rwandan agricultural scientist, policymaker, and president of the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa. She was the Rwandas minister of agriculture and animal resources.

                                     

1. Early life and education

Kalibata was born in Rwanda to a refugee in Uganda to parents who were smallholders. She holds a bachelors degree in entomology from Makerere University and biochemistry, masters degree in agriculture, also from Makerere University in Uganda. She obtained her Ph.D. in entomology from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.