Buhari Zubairu is a development enthusiast with experience in humanitarian and development project implementation. He is passionate about health, nutrition, and agriculture and has worked on emergency response, health delivery systems, and is currently on dairy value chain development. He currently serves as the senior program officer at Sahel Consulting where his work involves working with stakeholders to coordinate the implementation of the Advancing Local Dairy Development in Nigeria program components at the State level through the training and extension, nutrition, infrastructure development, and farmer organization interventions.
Prior to joining Sahel Consulting, Buhari worked at eHealth Systems Africa for 4 years as a Program Field Officer on the vaccination tracking program, Vaccine delivery system development (via LOMIS-Logistic Management Information Systems), He also worked on a nutrition project to improve the adoption of OFSP and improve dietary diversity by coordinating community food demonstrations. He also worked as a Field Operations Coordinator on the Geo-Referenced Infrastructure and Demographic Data for Development (GRID3) program at eHealth Systems Africa. Buhari also supported the Outbreak Response (OBR) programs in the North East hard-to-reach communities.
Buhari holds a Master’s in Development Studies (MDS) from Bayero University, Kano, and an undergraduate degree in Human Physiology from Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria
We are delighted to invite you to the Sahel Food System Changemakers' Conference on October 12th, 2023, at the NAF Conference Centre, Kado District, Abuja, Nigeria. The discussion will be focused on the theme - Rethinking Food and Nutrition Security in the Face of Climate Change: Scaling Innovations and Driving Urgent Public-Private Partnership Actions.