VICTORIA SEKITOLEKO

VICTORIA SEKITOLEKO

Chairperson of the Uganda Agribusiness Alliance and former Minister of Agriculture

Republic of Uganda

Victoria Sekitoleko is an agribusiness /rural development professional. A retired banker, politician and international civil servant. Has an Agribsiness academic background. Holds a bachelors degree in Agriculture extension and management plus a  number of certificates in areas  like agriculture financing, rural development, international development,  leadership, women in development, counseling  etc She grew up as a farmers' daughter  in Uganda  where she first worked  as a development banker  for  13 years, after which she  joined politics  where she spent just under a decade  as minister of Agriculture, before  joining the  Food and Agriculture Organization of the United nations based in Zimbabwe but covering Eastern and Southern Africa, as regional director ,later moved to Ethiopia to represent The Food and Agriculture organisation at AU/ECA and Ethiopia...later on moved on to do the same job in China, Mongolia and the Democratic Republic of Korea  Currently  serving as chairperson Uganda Agribusiness Alliance, board chair  or member of a number of both national and international boards .while practicing urban farming as a hobby.