Daniel G. Kamanga serves as the director of communication & public acceptance for Africa Harvest Biotech Foundation International (AHBFI), an international NGO with head office in Nairobi and offices in Washington D.C. and Johannesburg. The organization has projects spread across Nigeria, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, South Africa, Ghana and Burkina Faso.
Daniel has the communication oversight of the multi-institutional Africa Biofortified Sorghum (ABS) Project. He was part of a team of communication specialists that trained PIs of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF)-funded projects. He provided leadership for CropLife International (CLI)-funded projects for over five years and continues to oversee biotech outreach work in Ghana and Burkina Faso.
He has extensive media networks in Africa, having been an Associate Editor of the Nation in Kenya. He has written for various African and international publications and is the co-editor (with Dr. Florence Wambugu) of a recent book, Biotechnology in Africa: Emergence, Initiatives and Future.
He has an MBA from Durham University in the UK and two other degrees – in Communication and Economics – from the University of Nairobi in Kenya.