Nov 13 – Nyenemo Sanguma: Realizing Congo’s Agricultural Potential

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Nov 13 – Nyenemo Sanguma: Realizing Congo’s Agricultural Potential

This episode of Congolive brings a young Congolese entrepreneur, Nyenemo Sanguma, to discuss how his organization has been able to help over 300 farmers in the Equateur province in D.R. Congo to bring their produce to the market.

Guest Bio:
Nyenemo Sanguma was born in the D.R. Congo and moved to the USA at the age of 14. After having earned a master’s degree in International Public Service from DePaul University in Chicago, Mr. Sanguma developed the Congolese Community Development (CCD), an organization that trains and assists rural farmers to increase agriculture production and enable them to bring their produce to bigger, more lucrative markets. Mr. Sanguma has six years of experience in the field of economic development in Central Africa, and currently serves as CCD’s Executive Director.