Loyce Murusuri Kaitira

CAVA II Tanzania ML&E

Loyce holds a Master of Natural Resources Management and Sustainable Agriculture from Agricultural University of Norway, Master of Business Administration; specialising in Small and Medium Enterprises Development from Leipzig University, Germany and a bachelor’s degree in Horticulture from Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania. 

Before joining CAVA II Loyce worked with Land O’Lakes Inc as a Project Coordinator under the Innovations in Gender Equality to Promote Household Food Security Program (March 2013-August 2014).  She worked with TechnoServe Inc.  as a Business Advisor in Cotton and Textile Development project (Feb 2012 –Feb 2013).

She also worked with the Swedish Cooperative Centre&Vi Agroforestry – East Africa as a Farm Enterprises Development /Monitoring and Evaluation Officer (Feb 2011 – Feb 2012) – where she was coordinating all farm enterprise activities in the project in Mara Region-Tanzania.  

Earlier on she worked with Traditional Irrigation and Development Organization as a Market access and Agro-enterprise Development / M&E officer (October 2003 – Feb 2009)- where she was leading a team in building capacities of smallholder producers, processors and traders in entrepreneurial skills in Northern Tanzania.

She has published an article in Journal of Arid Environments and a Case Study in Food Policy for Developing Countries Journal.