PS SDFA & BE Dr Francis Owino (centre), KMFRI BoM Chair Hon John Mumba (2nd right), KMFRI Director Prof James Njiru (left) during a courtesy call to Mombasa County commissioner Mr Gilbert Kitiyo.
The newly appointed Principal Secretary SDFA & BE Dr Francis O. Owino (seated centre) during his maiden visit at KMFRI Mombasa headquarters on 2nd March 2021.
Kenya Launches a coral reef fish project (Funded by Japan/FAO) to improve food security, livelihoods and maritime safety through increased resilience of coastal fishing communities
KMFRI Mombasa Center Director, Dr. Eric Okuku (centre) representing KMFRI Director and Assistant Director (Projects & Collaborations/CD Shimoni) Dr. James Kairo (right), meet Dr. Mathieu Guerin from France Embassy to explore possible research collaboration with French institutions.
KMFRI Director, Prof. James Njiru (right) exchange MoU with VC Pioneer International University, Dr Gideon Maina (left), this SDFA & BE MoU is on several areas of collaboration that includes Kenya Fisheries Services. The ceremony was witnessed by outgoing PS Prof. Micheni Ntiba on on 22nd Feb. 2021at Kilimo House, Nairobi
KMFRI Director, Prof. James Njiru (right) and Mombasa CD, Dr. Erick Okuku during the World Wetlands day on 2nd February, 2021 held at Sabaki Estuary, the celebration was officiated by the CS for Environment and Forestry Mr. Keriako Tobiko who led government officials and communities in planting mangrove trees
Director KMFRI Prof. James Njiru (right) with Deputy Director Freshwater System, Dr. Christopher Aura (centre) and Ag. ADF, Kenya Fisheries Services, Mr. Simon Munguti (left) during the Launch of Electronic Catch Assessment Survey (e-CAS) system and Stake Holder’s Engagement and dissemination Workshop on Environmental Clean-up and Mentorship Framework at Sosa Cottages in Vihiga County on 4 - 5th Jan, 2021
Dr. Indeje Wanyama was appointed to KMFRI Board of Management on April, 2018. He is a skilled finance professional with more than 10 years of corporate finance and management. The finance guru has a PhD in Management Science, having studied in Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Further, he holds an MSc in Economic Policy Analysis from Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia, has a BA (Economics) and is a Certified Public Accountant of Kenya.
Dr. Wanyama is an expert in financial systems development, fiscal management and financial reporting, with proven record of developing and implementing financial and operational controls. He’s knowledgeable in application of economic principles and procedures for analyzing financial information in relation to supply and demand, investment, industrial productivity, taxes, among other policy related issues.
The seasoned professional started out as an Economist/Planning Officer in the Ministry of Education, and rose to become Deputy Director –Financial and Sectoral Affairs Department in the Ministry of Finance/The National Treasury. He previously served as Deputy Chief Finance Officer at the State Department of Livestock for two years; Assistant Director of Budget-Budgetary Supply Department in the Ministry of Finance/The National Treasury for a period of six years; and as Senior Finance Officer in the Ministry of Finance-Budgetary Supply Department for five years.
He has worked as a lecturer at the United States International University, and was a Lead Consultant in the development of the Strategic Plan for the Office of the Controller of Budget 2012-17, and in the recruitment of staff for the same office. Other key accomplishments include preparation of Strategic Plan for the Ministry of Water and Irrigation for the Government of Southern Sudan.
Dr. Wanyama has also authored and co-authored research publications in finance and policy related areas. Other special assignments include his appointment as a member of Inter-Ministerial Task Force responsible for organizing the United Nations Public Service day. He was also a member of secretariat of Public Administration Sector Working Group (PA SWG). The PA SWG, outlines sectoral policy priorities for the Public Administration Sector, and gives the budgetary estimates to be included in the overall Medium Term Expenditure Framework (MTEF) and the annual budget.
Dr. Wanyama was also a representative on Inter-Ministerial Committee, Design and Development of Border Control Points for the Ministry of Finance, 2006.