Edwin Gafa

Food Technologist, Uganda Program Manager
Edwin Gafa

Meeting clients and linking them with volunteers- that’s what Edwin enjoys the most. He has extensive experience in production and quality systems management so he understands how valuable PFS volunteer expertise is to clients. He says there is a need to increase product volume, quality and consistency in the food processing sector in Uganda. Access to world class experts is a welcome tool for growing businesses. Before joining Partners in Food Solutions, Edwin had a long career in the brewing industry. He studied brewing and distilling in Scotland, worked for Nile Breweries Limited and Uganda Breweries Limited. Edwin loves to travel, especially through the countryside in Uganda. Outside of work, Edwin enjoys swimming, lawn tennis, and badminton. He also loves spending time with his wife and two children. 

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