|Dr. Eliud K. Kireger, OGW (Director General, KALRO)|
|Dr. Eliud Kiplimo Kireger is the Director General/CEO of KALRO. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Managing Director/CEO of the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya. Dr. Kireger attained his Ph.D. in Plant Eco-physiology from the University of Wales, (UK), MSc in Genetics and Tree breeding from the University of Toronto (Canada), and a BSc in Forestry from Moi University (Kenya). He has trained in Conflict Management and Resolution, Strategic Leadership, Company Directorship, and Change Management among others. He was an Appointed Member of the board of management of Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) where he chaired the Audit committee.
|Dr. Evans D. Ilatsia (BSc, MSc, Dr.sc.agr.) Deputy Director General, Livestock
|Dr. Evans D. Ilatsia holds a Doctorate degree in Animal Breeding and Genetics from the University of Hohenheim, Germany; a Master of Science degree in Animal Breeding, and a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture Extension from Egerton University. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Institute Director, of the Dairy Research Institute where he led a team of scientists in implementing over 22 research and development projects. Dr.sc.agr. Ilatsia is an accomplished scientist who has (co) authored over 80 research publications including refereed journal articles, conference papers, technical bulletins, reports, and training manuals, and contributed to various policy documents. He also holds various academic supervisory roles for postgraduate MSc and Ph.D. candidates in local and international universities.|
|Dr. Felister Wambugha Makini (Deputy Director General [Crops]), KALRO|
|Dr. Felister Makini holds a BSc in Botany and Chemistry from the University of Nairobi, Kenya and an MSc in Plant Pathology from Georgia State University, USA. She also has a PhD in Plant Pathology from the University of Greenwich, UK and has done several short courses in various fields.
Prior to her current position, she worked as the Deputy Director in charge of the Department of Outreach and Partnerships, a new department in the former Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI). She was responsible for promoting the dissemination and adoption of KARI technologies, products and services. She was also responsible for promoting the establishment and strengthening of strategic partnerships along the research development to utilization continuum as well as along the agricultural product value chains (APVC), an approach adopted by then. Recently together with others she published an operational field guide to innovation platforms as the lead author.
|No||Research Institute||County||Location||Institute Director|
|1||Agricultural Mechanization Research Institute||Machakos||Katumani||Dr. Patrick Ketiem|
|2||Apiculture||Baringo||Marigat||Dr. Mua Kasina|
|3||Arid and Range Lands||Makueni||Kiboko||Dr. Simon Kuria|
|4||Beef||Garissa||Garissa||Mr. Isako Tura|
|5||Biotechnology||Kiambu||Muguga||Dr. Martin Mwirigi|
|6||Coffee||Kiambu||Ruiru||Dr. Elijah Gichuru|
|7||Dairy||Nakuru||Naivasha||Dr. Margaret Syomiti|
|8||Food Crops||Trans-Nzoia||Kitale||Dr. Japheth Wanyama|
|9||Genetic Resources||Kiambu||Muguga||Dr. Desterio Ondieki Nyamongo|
|10||Horticulture Crops||Muranga||Kandara||Dr. Jessica Mbaka|
|11||Industrial Crops||Kilifi||Mtwapa||Mr. Finyange Pole|
|12||Non-Ruminant||Kakamega||Kakamega||Dr. Patrick Munyasi|
|13||Sheep and Goat||Marsabit||Marsabit||Dr. David Changwony|
|14||Sugar||Kisumu||Kibos||Dr. Betty Mulianga|
|15||Tea||Kericho||Kericho||Dr. Samson Kamunya|
|16||Veterinary||Kiambu||Muguga||Dr. Monicah Maichomo|