Whois going to Speakin this session: Food Security
Chief Guest - Session 2
Hon. Peter Munya, Cabinet Secretary - Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
Prof. Rose A. Mwonya, Vice-Chancellor, Egerton University
SESSION 2: Keynote Speakers
Agricultural Productivity Fails to Grow in East Africa: Urgent Action Needed to Change Course
Thomas L. (Tom) Thompson is Associate Dean and Director of CALS Global in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Virginia Tech. CALS Global builds partnerships, drives thought leadership, and create opportunities for students and faculty to serve globally. Thompson earned BS, MS, and PhD degrees in agronomy and soil science.
Managing Agricultural and Food Production Residuals: Innovations for Value-Added Products Recovery and Improving Household Air Quality to Enhance the Economies of Rural Communities
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Aquaculture productivity in Kenya
Holds DPhil Zoology (Animal Ecology) University of Eldoret and –MPhil Zoology (Animal Ecology) Moi University. Is a Member of the World Fish Technologies for African Agriculture Transformation (TAAT) project working group. Leading the in-pond raceway technology adoption and adaption in Kenya.
Developing Youth Agribusiness Opportunities for attaining the SDG targets: Experience from Egerton University
Prof. Patience Mshenga is an Associate Professor of Agribusiness Management and is the current chairperson, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management, Egerton University, Kenya. She holds a Bachelor of Agribusiness Management degree from Egerton University and a Masters in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Nairobi.