Dr. Mirera is the brainchild of silvofishery in Kenya and East Africa through milkfish, mud crab and mangrove integration. A team play in mariculture development in the Western Indian Ocean region and has overseen the development of the sector in the over the last 12 years. The broad research interests include; aquaculture innovations (systems, feeds and seed), field and lab based participatory research, capacity building and extension, silvofiheries, mangrove fisheries ecology and community development in all areas of aquaculture/mariculture. Authored more than 11 papers in pear reviewed high impact journals plus technical reports and participated in several national, regional and international conferences/seminars/workshop/scientific symposiums. Currently work in the aquaculture program as research scientists tasked with development of finfish and shellfish aquaculture technologies.
PhD. Linnaeus University: Science- mud crab ecology and aquaculture
MSc. Egerton University: Natural resource management- Mangrove fisheries
BSc. Moi University: Fisheries – Pond dynamics in aquaculture