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Partners in Food Solutions, an independent nonprofit organization, is working to strengthen food security, improve nutrition and increase economic development across Africa by expanding and increasing the competitiveness of the food processing sector. We link corporate volunteers from our consortium of world-class food companies with promising entrepreneurs in ten African countries.

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General Mills
General Mills, the founding member of Partners in Food Solutions, is one of the world’s leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Cargill
Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 150,000 people in 70 countries.
DSM
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders.
Bühler
Bühler is a global leader in the field of process engineering, in particular production technologies and services for producing foods and manufacturing advanced materials. Bühler operates in over 140 countries and has a over 10,000 employees worldwide.
Hershey
The Hershey Company, headquartered in Hershey, PA, is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its chocolate, sweets, mints and other great-tasting snacks.
Ardent Mills
Ardent Mills is dedicated to helping our customers innovate and grow, with the industry’s broadest range of flours, mixes, blends and specialty products.

Staff

Yvonne Akorfa Hormenoo

Field Program Associate

Chenge Arnold Wandabwa

Field Program Associate

Dean Bachmeier

Chief Financial Officer

Jimmy Bettcher

Director, Volunteer Operations & Corporate Engagement

Rebecca Chou

European Coordinator

Dave Cummings

Senior Advisor - Special Projects & Operations

David Dayhoff

Vice President, Programs & Operations

Christian Dedzo

Senior Food Technologist, Ghana Program Manager

Jeff Dykstra

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer

Edwin Gafa

Food Technologist, Uganda Program Manager

Clare Healy

Senior Volunteer Operations Associate

Gillian Kadenyi

Kenya Associate Program Manager

Johnson Kiragu

Senior Food Technologist, Kenya Program Manager

Ben Knoll

Corporate Development

Vivian Maduekeh

Food Technologist, Nigeria Program Manager

Magdalene Mbaga

Senior Program Associate

John Mendesh

Senior Advisor - Special Projects

Daniel Mwape

Food Technologist, Zambia Program Manager

Faith Ngila

Field Program Associate

Makabongwe Ngulube

Manager, Human Resources & Administration

Gordon Okyere

Food Technologist, Associate Ghana Program Manager

Daouda Sangare

Food Technologist, Cote d'Ivoire Program Manager

Kurt Schneider

Senior Advisor

Nikki See

Director, Communications & IT

Amanda Traaseth

Director, Field Program Operations

Board

Kojo Amoo-Gottfried

Vice President, Agriculture Supply Chain North America Business at Cargill

Dan Dye

Chief Executive Officer, Ardent Mills

Mary Jane Melendez

Chief Sustainability & Social Impact Officer, President of General Mills Foundation

Jon Nudi

Group President, North America Retail for General Mills

Terence O'Day

Senior Vice President, Chief Supply Chain Officer at The Hershey Company

Ken Powell, Chairman of the Board

Former Chairman & Chief Executive Officer, General Mills

Andy Sharpe

President and CEO, Bühler North America

Hugh C. Welsh

General Counsel, Secretary & President, DSM North America

Bruce Wilkinson, Vice Chair of the Board

CEO and President of Catholic Medical Mission Board
General Mills
General Mills, the founding member of Partners in Food Solutions, is one of the world’s leading food companies, operating in more than 100 countries and headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Cargill
Cargill is an international producer and marketer of food, agricultural, financial and industrial products and services. Founded in 1865, the privately held company employs 150,000 people in 70 countries.
DSM
Royal DSM is a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials. By connecting its unique competences in Life Sciences and Materials Sciences DSM is driving economic prosperity, environmental progress and social advances to create sustainable value for all stakeholders.
Bühler
Bühler is a global leader in the field of process engineering, in particular production technologies and services for producing foods and manufacturing advanced materials. Bühler operates in over 140 countries and has a over 10,000 employees worldwide.
Hershey
The Hershey Company, headquartered in Hershey, PA, is a global confectionery leader known for bringing goodness to the world through its chocolate, sweets, mints and other great-tasting snacks.
Ardent Mills
Ardent Mills is dedicated to helping our customers innovate and grow, with the industry’s broadest range of flours, mixes, blends and specialty products.