Agness Akullu joined Shared Action Africa as an Assistant Livelihoods Officer in 2021. Prior to joining SAA, she worked with Heifer International as a community Agro input entrepreneur (CAE) where she trained farmers on good agronomic practices (GAP) and also helped farmers form and register Saving and Credit Co-operatives (SACCOs). Prior to joining Heifer International, she worked with AVSI Foundation as a community based trainer providing technical support to Village Savings and Loans Association (VSLA) Groups. Before joining Heifer International, she worked with THETA as a community based trainer overseeing the establishment of VSLAs among the vulnerable communities in Northern Uganda. She also worked for Caritas Lira as a farmer field school facilitator as a Trainer on income generating activities (IGAs), Farming as a Business (FAAB) and access to finance.
Agness holds a Diploma in Crop production and Management.