Interim Management Committee

The Cabinet Secretary for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries through the Gazette Notice No. 1364 of 2014 appointed a taskforce to operationalize the Agriculture, Livestock and Research Organization known as the Interim Management Committee (IMC). The team consists of eighteen professionals with various expertise.

The terms of reference of the taskforce according to the Gazette Notice No. 1364 of 2014 are to:
(a) Review of the legal, research and institutional framework of the Organization and make recommendations thereof;

(b) Make proposals for establishment of a substantive Board and Secretariat of the Organization in line with the provisions of the KALR Act, 2013;
(c) Make proposals for establishment of Technical Advisory Committees;
(d) Validate and or review assets/facilities and liabilities of entities being merged;
(e) Develop a functional structure and propose establishment of Research Institutes;
(f) Review and propose linkages between research system and extension services in view of devolved service;
(g) Examine existing Government policies in relation to parastatals management and make recommendations thereof;
(h) Review existing legislations in relation to the KALR Act, 2013 and draft amendments thereof;
(i) Develop a comprehensive Human Resource Framework;
(j) Undertake thorough Financial Review of entities being merged;
(k) Prepare and submit an implementation roadmap for the merger process of the Institutes into the Organization with clear timelines (short, medium and long term) and responsibilities;

The membership comprises of

Chairperson
Mr. Ali Daud Mohamed, CBS

Members:
Mr. Hezbon Mariwa
Prof. Abdi Guliye
Dr. Mwamburi Mcharo
Ms. Khadija Mire
Mrs Mary Mugo
Mr. Julius Koros
Mr. Tito Koiyet
Mr. Ibrahim Mwathane
Mr. Victor Wesonga

Joint Secretaries:
Dr. Alfred Serem
Mrs Loise Njeru

Secretariat:
Mr. Henry Tanui
Mr. Joseph Egessa
Mr. Simon Indimuli
Ms. Maria Nyariki
Ms. Catherine Wanjiru
Ms. Betty Cheroigin

Refer to GAZETTE Vol. CXVI—No. 30 and THE KENYA AGRICULTURAL AND LIVESTOCK RESEARCH ACT, 2013. No. 17 of 2013