Hussein Kiranga is a Market Systems and Rural Livelihood Development Specialist who holds master’s in management of Development, Certificate in Local Economic Development focusing in agribusiness cluster development, Certificate in Marketing for the Poor Approach (M4P) in Enterprise Development through value chains and Business Service Markets and Certificate in Rural Entrepreneurship Africa. He has served as Specialist and Advisors for different International and national Organisations from 2012 to date. He has strong experience in promoting SMEs including tree growers as well as organisations and service providers with general interest in Environment protection and rural development. Currently serves as Market Systems and Rural Livelihood Advisor where he ensures that SECCA is consistent socially, economically, and environmentally sensitive and progressive. In addition, ensures that the vulnerable groups rights are safeguarded and their participation in the green value chain is supported.