MARKET INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS MANAGER
Janet Kalulu Ngombalu is a professional in socio-economics and a specialist in behavior change communications in agriculture. As the Marketing Information and Communications Manager at the Eastern Africa Grain Council (EAGC), her main tasks involve promotion of agricultural trade information systems and communications in the Eastern Africa region including Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Rwanda, Malawi, Zambia, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Burundi.
Janet also oversees the operations of the Regional Agricultural Trade Intelligence Network (RATIN), an information portal on all agricultural trade issues in eastern and southern Africa and she is also the chief Editor of the Grain Newsletter.
Janet, an all round professional, holds a Masters Degree in Sociology – Entrepreneurship Development from the University of Nairobi, a Bachelors Degree in Community development from Daystar University and a post graduate degree in Business Administration from the Kenya Institute of Management.
Janet has over 10 years experience having competently worked in managerial positions for 8 years. She is savvy in communications for development, food security, rural and urban development, agricultural and trade programmes, human rights programmes, water, waste and environmental sanitation (WASH), and climate change. Janet previously worked with Practical Action, one of the leading international NGOs in development issues and FIDA Kenya.