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Former Director Rob Henning
Rob Henning is the former director of the Corporate Partnerships Practice. He has worked for more than 20 years to promote investment, growth, and shared value as a frontier market strategy consultant, entrepreneur, and investor. While director, Rob led Chemonics’ shared value solutions with the private sector. He has worked at all levels of emerging economies to drive competitiveness and development impact, creating prosperity through entrepreneurship, value chain development, frontier market investing, and market research. Rob has an MBA from the McDonough School of Business at Georgetown University and a BA from the University of Vermont.
by Rob Henning
From Science to Scale — Enhancing Africa’s Incomes, Trade, and Health with Aflasafe®
Husaini Abdullahi, a farmer in the Abaya Dagwaji community of Jigawa, Nigeria, just took his first step towards an aflatoxin-safe future. His three-hectare farm is dedicated to groundnut intercropped with maize, both of which are highly susceptible to aflatoxin contamination. Aware of the dangers of aflatoxin, Husaini is now taking the measures to ensuring a…
A Day in the Life of Grace: Food Security and Nutrition in a Rapidly Urbanizing Africa
It’s 7:30 p.m. on a typical Tuesday evening in Kampala, Uganda, and Grace Kagawa is rushing to her small home in the Bwaise slum. After an 11-hour day working as a street sweeper downtown, and with little time and space to prepare the evening meal in her single-room home, the options for nourishing her two…