Manager, The Land Accelerator, WRI Africa
Samuel is a daring young person from Kenya who believes in creating social impact in communities around the world. He is the current Land Accelerator Africa, Manager. He works to foster entrepreneurship and innovation in support of landscape restoration enterprises in Africa. Samuel has in the past over 8 years been working with enterprises in Agribusiness, renewable energy and restoration businesses.
Prior to joining WRI, Samuel worked with Hivos East Africa & AgriProFocus international, building strong coalitions and collaborations around inclusive, circular and climate resilient agribusiness He is a specialist in SMEs empowerment in the fields of agribusiness development, business development services, project planning and management, secure livelihoods, gender and climate change issues and sustainable development.
Samuel holds a Bachelors degree in Commerce (Finance option) from Kenya College of Accountancy University, Certified Public Accountant (CPA-Kenya) and is an alumni of Kenya Institute of Management (Diploma in Business Management).
Samuel is currently living in Nairobi, Kenya.
The Land AcceleratorLaunch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
A curated network and accelerator program for entrepreneurs who restore degraded forests and farmland
Global Restoration InitiativeVisit Project
WRI is partnering with governments, businesses, and communities around the world to restore millions of hectares of deforested and degraded land.Part of Forests
African Forest Landscape Restoration Initiative (AFR100)Launch PlatformLaunch Platform Visit Project
Restoring 100 million hectares of deforested and degraded land in Africa by 2030.
Building Vital Landscapes for Sustainable and Resilient Growth in AfricaVisit Project
WRI Africa provides high-quality data and analyses and partners with entrepreneurs, policymakers and community organizations to accelerate the transformation of African landscapes.Part of Forests
Restore LocalVisit Project
Accelerating locally led land restoration across Africa’s vital landscapes