SAGCOT Centre Staff

Geoffrey Israel Kirenga

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)


Kirenga has a wealth of experience in East African agriculture value chains. He is the former Director of the Crop Development Division at the Tanzania Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Cooperatives. Prior to this position, Kirenga specialized in crop promotion services, pest management and plant protection. Kirenga has an extensive network in both the Tanzanian and international agriculture and agribusiness communities, and he is highly committed to driving the Southern Agricultural Growth Corridor of Tanzania to deliver on its role as the catalyst dedicated to transforming Tanzania's agriculture sector. Kirenga holds an MSc in Entomology from the Imperial College of the University of London.
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