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  • 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
  • Director KMFRI, Prof. James Njiru (seated, 3rd left), ECOFISH representative Mr. Kundu (seated, far right) and Inland Director of Kenya Fisheries Services Dr. Wamalwa (seated, 2nd left) with participants during the planning meeting for the Lake Victoria Frame Survey 2020 on 30th November, 2020 in Ahero, Kisumu County
  • Dr. Edward Kimani giving his presentation when ARCH Emerging Markets with Partners from IDC - Industrial Development Corporation from South Africa visited KMFRI on 12th November, 2020, the engagement revolved around an overview of the blue economy, KMFRI’s role in the blue economy initiatives, and KMFRI’s continued engagement/support in ARCH’s Cold Chain Sector investment in Mombasa
  • KMFRI team led by Dr. Christopher Aura Ag. Deputy Director Freshwater Systems (seated left) joined by the IFAD-ABDP's National Programme Co-ordinator, Mr. Sammy Macaria (seated right) on 29th September to 2nd October, 2020 for report writing workshop on the potential carrying capacity of fisheries production for small water bodies.
  • Director KMFRI Prof. James Njiru (left) with KARLO Institute Director, Dr. Theresia Munga had consultations on the development of KMFRI land in Mtwapa, Kilifi County on 30th September, 2020
  • Principal Secretary, University Education and Research, Amb. Simon Nabukwesi (centre) with CEO of National Research Fund (NRF) and KMFRI Director Prof. James Njiru (left) during a tour of KMFRI cage culture at Kibokoni, Kilifi County, a project funded by NRF on 24th September 2020
  • KMFRI Director Prof. James Njiru, gives a press briefing during the Kenya Climate-Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP) at KARLO, Naivasha. Prof. Njiru underscored the need for aquaculture farming saying that it is the only way that a country could meet the fish demand in the country as opposed to relying on capture fisheries.
  • KMFRI Director Prof. James Njiru (4th right) accompanied by Mr. Abraham Kagwima (3rd right) and Dr. Dr Peter Odote (far left) visited KEFRI Enterprises on 11th August 2020 to learn how their successful business wing works. The model is being adopted by KMFRI Enterprise.
  • Inception and sensitization meeting: The project implementation team is led by KMFRI with research scientists Dr. Kevin Obiero (left), Dr. Domitila Kyule, Ms. Fonda Jane Awuor and Esther Wairimu.

Mr. Valentine Mwaisaka Mwakamba was appointed to KMFRI Board of Management by Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Irrigation Cabinet Secretary via Gazette Notice No 4350 of 3rd May 2019 to sit as a member for a period of three years.

Mr. Mwakamba has close to 40 years of experience working at the helm of state corporations, business enterprises as well as political establishments.

He started out as Stocks Controller with Coffee Marketing Board (U) Limited from 1980 to 1995 before joining Linu Agencies in 1995 where he worked for a period of 12 years as a General Manager based in Mombasa. While he worked with the latter organization, he served at the Star of the Sea School Board as well as Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI) as Chairman and a Branch Secretary respectively for a period of two years.

Before the end of his tenure at Linu Agencies, Mr. Mwakamba worked with the Kenya International Freight and Warehouse Association (KIFWA) as the chairman.

His experience in corporate governance saw him take over political mantle in 2012 where he served as The National Alliance Party of Kenya chairman until 2014.

Prior to his appointment, Mr. Mwakamba worked with Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) in three capacities; where he served as a Board member and as a chairman of Auditor and Risk Committee as well as Kenya Ports Authority DB Pension SchemeTrustee.

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