Godson is an agricultural development expert with over 43 years’ experience, working in the Nigerian public sector and donor-assisted agricultural development/agribusiness projects to enhance productivity and incomes.
Godson just concluded a tenure of eleven and half years at the USAID funded MARKETS II project as Director, External Relations and Capacity Building, liaising with agribusiness companies as well as government, and management of bilateral relationship with individual partner organizations including World Bank-supported Fadama III as well as IFAD-funded Value Chain Development Program (VCDP)
He formally retired from Federal Service as Deputy Director, Agriculture in 2006. Godson was involved in various capacities in setting up the 37 State World Bank-supported Agricultural Development Projects (ADPs) in the country. He was involved in production of Extension materials, promotion and publicity of MARKETS programs, taking advantage of the network of contacts in agriculture, rural development and government garnered over the years.
With over 43 years of active experience in Nigeria’s agricultural development, his wealth of experience will contribute immensely to helping CDI achieve its project management goals and objectives.