Member of the Board

Dan Mullins is an independent consultant working on the relationships among sustainable agriculture systems, food and nutrition security, community management of natural resources and ecosystems services, and land tenure. He has 35 years of experience designing, managing and advising international development and conservation programs, with particular attention to impacts on resource-poor vulnerable people.

As a consultant, regional adviser and program manager, Dan has provided technical support to a wide range of civil society organizations, donors, parastatals, private sector organizations based on his experience in strategy development, design and implementation of programs. He has developed successful funding proposals with bilaterals, multilaterals, foundations and individual donors.

Prior to his consulting career, Dan was director of the Research Learning and Advocacy for CARE's global Food and Nutrition Security Team. He previously served as CARE’s deputy regional director for Program Quality in the Southern Africa Regional Management Unit. He was Oxfam’s Regional HIV/AIDS and Livelihoods coordinator for southern and West Africa where he led the organization's approach to mainstreaming HIV and AIDS in Livelihoods with emphasis on agriculture to support income and nutritional outcomes. He has managed programs in Swaziland and Mozambique involving agriculture, nutrition, conservation of natural resources, land tenure and infrastructure development. Dan also served for nine years as a member of the Board of Trustees for the Southern Africa AIDS Trust, which works in multiple countries across the region.

Dan received his master’s degree in Adult, Continuing and Extension Education at Cornell University and his bachelor’s degree in International Affairs at the University of Iowa.

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