Whois going to Speak in this session: Food Security


Chief Guest - Session 2

Hon. Peter Munya, Cabinet Secretary - Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries

Dr. Chris Kiptoo, Principal Secretary Ministry of Environment and Fisheries

Welcoming Remarks:

Prof. Rose A. Mwonya, Vice-Chancellor, Egerton University

SESSION 2: Keynote Speakers

Prof. T. Thompson
Prof. T. ThompsonVirginia Tech College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

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.

Dr. J. A. Ogejo.
Dr. J. A. Ogejo.Biological Systems Engineering, Virginia Tech Colleage of Agric, USA

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.

Prof. P.  Mshenga
Prof. P. MshengaEgerton University.

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.