Dr Frank M Kayula is a development profession with passion to work with smallholder farmers. Frank holds a PhD in Entrepreneurship, an Honours’ Doctorate of Business Administration in agribusiness, a Masters in development studies with a minor in agriculture, a Bachelors in Development studies and a Diploma in agriculture. Dr Kayula has more than thirty (30) years’ experience of work in the agricultural sector among smallholder farmers. He also trebles as a lecturer in Agriculture for Development and current issues in Development at the University of Lusaka, as well as CEO for a farmer organization called KRI Zambia and chairperson for ABN Television (an agribusiness tv Station in Zambia).
The Doc has research interest in SME growth, market-oriented agriculture, climate change and rural development. He has practical experience with challenges and successes faced by Small-scale Farmers & SMEs in Africa through small businesses that he co-owns with others which include a farm, restaurants and a consultancy firm.
Dr Kayula has worked for both public and private sectors in Zambia and within the African sub-region. Frank has also worked for various NGOs and projects in Zambia in the agriculture sector. In these organization Dr Kayula contributed through the promotion of farming as a business, farming input support program seed idea, lobby and advocate for smallholder farmer integration in the economy and information dissemination to farmers in Southern Africa.