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Kevin Kabunda

Project Leader, Sustainable Agrifood Systems (SAS) / Chief of party AID-I

Kevin Kabunda is an experienced Project Manager and accomplished leader in Sustainable Agrifood Systems and International Development with 29 years of practical and hands on experience.

In the most recent past, his tenure at AECOM, DAI, and Global Communities represents a combined project portfolio of over $150 million in government and multilateral donor funding in private sector engagement, trade and investment and agribusiness programs in which he played a leading technical and leadership role. Kevin has additional experience living and working in Botswana and Zambia with frequent deployment to South Africa, Mozambique, Malawi, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, and Egypt.

Kabunda has built a wide network of partners globally and is responsive to the needs of a complex network of stakeholders including donors, subcontractors, private sector, and beneficiaries. Through his intensive project support and business development work, he has gained valuable experience working with several high-level clients including USAID, the European Commission, the World Bank,  Millennium Challenge Corporation, and the United Nations, along with private clients and local governments within sub–Saharan Africa and the Americas.

Among other accomplishments, Kevin has completed several field assignments, including start up Chief of Party for the USAID Emerging Farmers Partnership, Technical writer at USAID Business Enabling Project, Portfolio Manager for the USAID Southern Africa Trade and Investment Hub, Private Sector Engagement Specialist for the US$ 72 million USAID Trade Hub and Project, Startup DCOP/Field Coordinator for the Zambia Dairy Enterprise Project, and Business Advisor for the Cooperative League of the United States, Rural Group Business Program