Tony Gathungu

Global Head of Seeds2B, Syngenta Foundation for Sustain able Agriculture

Tony is the Global Head of Seeds2B for The Syngenta Foundation for Sustainable Agriculture (SFSA) based in Nairobi, Kenya. Seeds2B is SFSA’s seeds stream that focuses on helping smallholder farmers gain access to quality, climate-smart, and affordable seeds of improved varieties for the crops they need.

Tony leads the strategy and long-term planning for Seeds2B in Africa and Asia, including exploring new institutional arrangements for scaling and developing new partnerships. He is also the Chief of Party for key seeds delivery initiatives being implemented by SFSA including the USAID funded Partnerships for Seed Technology Transfer in Africa (PASTTA) program, the BMGF funded Accelerated Varietal Improvement and Seed Delivery of Legumes and Cereals in Africa (AVISA) program and the OneCGIAR Seed Equal initiative.