Keith Polo

Managing Director of Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)


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Keith Polo

Managing Director of Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)

Short bio

He is an agricultural development specialist known for his extensive work with the private sector, governments, and smallholder farmers to improve the performance of food and agricultural systems across emerging markets, with numerous long stays in Africa, Asia, and Latin America. Most recently his work has focused on expanding responsible agricultural investments into inclusive agribusinesses in Africa working directly with private equity, development finance institutions, African-based businesses and other development partners.  He is founding partner of EnvisionAg LLC, an agribusiness investment advisory firm and from 2014-2015, he was Managing Director of two privately held companies in Malawi—Tukula Farming Company and Moyo Nuts and Seeds—while working with the Clinton Foundation. In the past, he led the creation and expansion of Mercy Corps' global agricultural development practice area across 35+ countries for 10 years.