Consultant, Writer, and Editor in Kenya
I am currently a PhD student and part-time lecturer in Fisheries and Aquaculture at Maseno University in Kenya. I possess a Master of Science degree in Limnology and Wetland Management from UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands, BOKU University, Austria and Egerton University, Kenya, as well as a Bachelor of Science in Applied Aquatic Science from Egerton University, Kenya.
I have a significant publication record, with over 40 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals. Besides my academic pursuits, I am a Research Capacity Advisor on Scientific Writing and Communication at the Training Centre in Communication (TCC-Africa) and a mentor for early career researchers at Eider Africa.
I am also the founder of WritingHub Africa, an organization that provides training and mentorship on scientific writing and publishing, data analysis, and grant proposal writing. I am a powerful advocate for mental health in academia and the democratization of science through citizen science and open science practices.
Currently, I am the head of Moderation and Curation at AfricArXiv, and a reviewer for several scientific journals, including Frontiers in Aquatic Foods, the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, and Lakes and Reservoirs Journal.
I am an Academic Editorial Board Member at PloS One and CABI journals.
I am the Co-Founder of Dala Integrated Aquaculture Hub. The farm is a training hub for local smallholder farmers on Climate Smart farming technologies to enhance food and nutrition security among local communities in Kenya and beyond.
My current research is on ‘Multi-loop Aquaponic system for water and nutrient efficiency in food production in peri-urban communities in Kenya. I have also taken part in several research projects on fisheries, aquaculture, and the blue economy in Kenya and East Africa, and am open to opportunities for collaboration and consulting.
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