Type of organization:Civil Society Organization/NGO
Role in the organization:Founder and Value Chain Analyst
Domain(s) of expertise1. Agribusiness 2. Agricultural Value Chains 3. ICT for Agriculture 4. Development Economics 6. Organizational Development
Kiringai Kamau is a Social Entrepreneur. He founded VACID Africa as an Africa Wide Capacity Building initiative that promotes networking among development institutions, workers and partners.
The delivery of his work involved close collaboration with Governments, Research institutions and Academia.
Kiringai believes in incubation of viable ideas into enterprises, the creation of value addition efforts into what communities do, the infusion of ICT in the weighing during agriculgural produce collection using electronic scales to ensure producers are not cheated at the critical point that determines how much they eventually earn. He believes in creating network of producers to support produce aggregation to ensure effective and beneficial engagement with market actors.