Chance Kabaghe, Msc
Mr. Kabaghe has more than 25 years’ experience in agricultural policy and agribusiness analysis. His experience spans from lecturing at the University of Zambia in the School of Agricultural Sciences before becoming the first Chief Executive Officer of the Zambia Food Reserve Agency (FRA) from 1995 to 2001. He also served as a Member of Parliament and later as Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Cooperatives in charge of Agriculture Marketing and Planning between 2001 and 2006. As a business entrepreneur, Mr. Kabaghe chairs the Boards of some key agribusinesses in Zambia such as Seed Co International Zambia Limited, Zambia Agricultural Commodity Exchange (ZAMACE) and also sits on the COMESA Business Council. Mr. Kabaghe has in the past been involved in the development of many agricultural policies in Zambia such as the Agricultural Marketing Bill, Food Reserve Act, Agricultural Credit Act, and the Cotton Act, among others. Mr. Kabaghe holds a Masters Degree in Agricultural Economics from London University (WYE) and a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from the University of Zambia.