Elhadj Diallo has been with Dare to Innovate since December 2013 and is now the program director in Guinea. He launched a pilot program in 2015 that trained 27 aspiring “agropreneurs” from different educational backgrounds. During this time he helped create the 5-month training curriculum and calendar, and led the training modules on Agribusiness Marketing, Agricultural Technologies and a participatory critical case study on banana production. Overall, they have now overseen disbursements of startup funding to seven businesses dispersed throughout Guinea. Currently, he is in the process of launching an annual agropreneur incubator program.