Livestock production scientist (MSc and BSc in Animal Production and Nutrition), especially for socio-economic well-being of farmers and farming communities
Research associate with many years of data collection, analysis and publications in livestock production and rural development
Researcher and development in innovation systems and requisite capacity building
Facilitator of group interactions for collective decision-making
Professional/ Work Experience:
2011 to date) Currently Africa Region M & E Manager for International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR)
For 5 years (2005 – 2011) , worked as Research Associate at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and developed knowledge and skills in innovation systems and M & E, while with the Innovation Works and Capacity Strengthening Units.
More than 5 years (2000 to 2006; some overlapping with above), worked as Research Associate with the Market Opportunities and Innovation Research Themes.
Close to 10 years (1986 to 1997) as livestock extension official at various levels of the Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Kenya.