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
Hon Hassan Abdi Dukicha, a former MP, has been appointed to the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI) Board of Management. He will serve for a period of three years with effect from the 5th January, 2021. The appointment, by Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives Cabinet Secretary Hon Peter Munya, was published in the Kenya Gazette dated 8th January, 2021.
Hon Dukicha, a self-driven and diligent professional, studied at Mount Kenya University, where he pursued a Bachelor of Business Management degree. Previously he attended Kenya College of Communication Technology (KCCT) in Mbagathi between 1992 and 1994 before joining Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) in Nairobi between 2009 and 2010.
Born in 1971 in Galole, Tana River County, Hon Dukicha threw his hat in the ring in the 2013 Galole constituency parliamentary race and emerged the winner. The focused politician was thereafter appointed a member of the Departmental Committee on Environment & Natural Resources, and also a member of Catering and Health Club Committee.
During his tenure as Galole MP, Hon Dukicha exhibited a thorough understanding of the needs of his constituents and stood out as a voice of the voiceless.
Before his debut in politics, Hon Dukicha worked with Telcom Kenya between 1992 and 2004.
He has a positive attitude balance and strives for excellence in all his endeavours.