Schafer Castella

Associate Director of Technical Program Development at Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA)

Schafer Castella is currently an Associate Director of Technical Program Development at Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture (CNFA). Schafer is an international development and humanitarian specialist with ten years of experience in building partnerships with public and private partners, mobilizing resources, and designing and managing projects, with a focus on agricultural market systems development. She has managed portfolios of up to $25 million and led proposal development for bids up to $30 million. She also has experience overseeing and providing technical assistance for projects funded by USAID, USDA, EU/ECHO, AFD, GAC, corporations and foundations.