Solange D. Zawadi is a sustainable international development practitioner with experience in development activities stretching from law and justice, academic administration, international cooperation, public health, and agricultural development. Most recently she worked as an administrator and project coordinator for the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) and as a consultant in partnership and policy engagement for the International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA) and Bioversity International in Rwanda. She is passionate about multi-stakeholders partnership management and worked with a wide range of public and private sector actors with a focus on improving agriculture-based livelihoods for smallholder farmers in East and Central Africa. Solange is fluent in French, English and Swahili. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Law from University of Rwanda and a Master’s degree in Sustainable International Development from Heller School for Social Policy and management at Brandeis University, Boston, USA.