Trade Policy Expert: Milton has over 7 years of university teaching (in special program supported by the WTO), local capacity building and over 15 years of applied policy-relevant research in areas of public finance, tax reforms, trade policy, regional integration, poverty, agricultural development, food security and financial inclusion in Sub–Saharan Africa. Mr. Ayoki has also carried out a number of commissioned consultancy assignments in these areas in over 12 African countries. He has delivered trade related technical assistance and capacity building inputs to Uganda government/programs since 2004, including assistance to the Uganda’s Inter-Institutional Trade Committee (IITC) that contributes to the preparation for Uganda’s participation in various trade negotiations. In 2007–2008, he contributed to the development of the Trade Policy and Industrial Policy documents for Uganda. In 2009, he led a team that developed Investment Climate Action Plan for EAC—aimed at streamlining investment promotion and facilitation in the EAC, and in 2012 he developed a trade promotion strategy for Acholi Sub-Region in Uganda. He has contributed at several advisory committees that advise government on economic policy issues, including Presidential Investor’s Round Table that advises the government on how to make Uganda a more competitive investment destination. In 2000, while working for Ministry of Finance’s UPPAP project he was involved in capacity building for local government in budgetary process and planning including advocating for the popular/simple version that explain budget cycle and for its translation into local languages, DDP/LGDP Minimum Conditions and Performance Measures Assessment and formulation of the operational modalities for the conditional grants and poverty fund in preparation for Plan for Modernization of Agriculture (PMA).