Dr. Ivan Rwomushana is the Global Lead – Pest Preparedness and one of the Global Team Leaders for PlantwisePlus Programme at CAB International (CABI), based at CABI’s Africa Regional Centre, Nairobi, Kenya. An entomologist by training, Ivan’s work focuses on the development of pest preparedness and response strategic actions with a focus to predict, prevent, […]

Prof. Suresh Raina

BRIEF BIODATA OF PROF. SURESH RAINA Prof. Suresh Raina has 35 years Post-graduate teaching and 50 years research experience in designing and implementing livelihood related programme bringing together insects, farmer’s income and the environment.  A native of Nagpur, India, growing up in the 1960 he experienced first hand the struggles faced by farmers. His interest […]

Prof. Gideon Nyamasyo

Senior Academician with over 40 years’ experience in research, teaching and environmental matters. Expert in the management of natural resources. Knowledge in community land issues, resource mobilization and poverty alleviation programs. A resilient researcher and consultant in biodiversity conservation and environmental impact assessment/auditing of development projects. Innovative in solving problems. Highly committed to strengthening universities […]

Professor Eucharia Kenya

Professor Eucharia Kenya is a Professor of Biotechnology with expansive international experience and expertise on Biotechnology, Biosafety and Biosecurity. She currently serves as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Planning, Administration and Finance) at the University of Embu in Kenya. She holds a PhD in Applied Entomology from icipe in Nairobi and an Advanced Master’s degree in Business […]

Dr. Jared Bosire

Dr Jared Bosire

UNEP Sustainable Blue Economy for national development Dr. Jared Bosire has a PhD in marine sciences with more than 20 years’ experience focusing on environmental sustainability in various sectors ranging from wildlife, freshwater, energy and climate change, forestry and coastal and marine ecosystems. This diverse experience encompasses governmental, non-governmental and inter-governmental organizations. He has offered […]

Dr.Geoffrey Mwachala


Geoffrey Mwachala.  B.Sc. (Kenyatta University, M.Sc. (University of Reading, UK) Dr. Rer. Nat (Universitat Koblenz Landau, Germany) Systematics, biogeography, ecology, physiology conservation of flora and fauna Chief Research Scientist, National Museums of Kenya and Editor in Chief, Flora of Kenya Formerly Director, National Repository and Research; Secretary General of the Association for the Taxonomic Study […]

Prof. Dan Olago


Geology University of Nairobi Climate change, ecosystems and heritage management Daniel Olago, a Rhodes Scholar, is Professor of Geology, and heads the Department of Earth and Climate Sciences, and Institute for Climate Change and Adaptation, University of Nairobi. His research interests span the broad field of environmental geoscience, including Quaternary science, water, climate change, environment […]

Prof. Dr. Dirk Verschuren


Ghent University Using paleoclimate and paleoecological data to enhance climate-change resilience, with emphasis on data derived from fossil insect larvae preserved in lake sediments. Dirk Verschuren is professor in paleoecology and climate change at Ghent University (Belgium), and teaches courses in the Biology, Geology and Archeology programs. His multi-disciplinary research connects the domains of paleoclimatology, […]

Prof. Beverley Glover

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University of Cambridge Conserving pollinators through research, education and citizen science Beverley Glover is Professor of Plant Systematics and Evolution at the University of Cambridge, UK, and Director of the Cambridge University Botanic Garden. She studied plant and environmental biology at the University of St. Andrews, before completing her PhD at the John Innes Centre. […]