Franklin Moore

Advisory Council Member - Africa Program

Franklin Moore, as a career member of the U.S. Senior Executive Service (SES), served twice as Deputy Assistant Administrator (DAA) for the U.S. Agency for International Development’s (USAID) Africa Bureau (2012-2014 and 2008-2010). He also served as Agency coordinator for both Food Security and Climate Change during 2009.Between serving as DAA, Mr. Moore, was Senior Development Counselor to the U.S. Mission to the United Nations Agencies in Rome.

Mr. Moore joined the SES in 2000 as Deputy Director of the USAID Environment Center. Before joining the Africa Bureau, he provided sector leadership in biodiversity, water, energy, climate change and agricultural research. Among multilateral experiences, he served as the U.S. representative to the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research (CGIAR), to the Convention to Combat Desertification and to the Global Crop Diversity Trust.

Prior to joining USAID, Mr. Moore held positions in the areas of agriculture, environment and natural resource management with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He has lived in Ghana, Zimbabwe, and Malawi working for a university and ministry of Agriculture; and for the NGO Africare. After retiring from USAID, he served as Africare’s Chief of Programs for several years.

Mr. Moore has a B.A. from Yale and a M.S. and Certificate in African Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.