Juan Estrada-Valle

Chief of Party, East Africa Trade and Investment Hub juan_estrada@dai.com

Juan Estrada-Valle has more than 20 years of experience in agriculture, value chain development, and market-based strategies for economic development in conflict-affected environments. Throughout his career, Juan has been an agribusiness entrepreneur, international consultant, researcher and development practitioner. He has led large-scale agricultural development programs in Southern Africa, the Western Balkans, and South Asia. Juan was most recently the Chief of Party of the Agricultural Credit Enhancement (ACE) Program, where he helped establish an Agricultural Development Fund in Afghanistan. He holds degrees in agronomy, agricultural economics, and international development from Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala and Michigan State University.

  • Commendation from Afghanistan Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, and Livestock
  • Board Member, Agribusiness Economics and Management Section, Agricultural and Applied Economics Association