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Dr. Kevin Obiero

Chair, Board of Directors, ACARE

Centre Director

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute

Sagana, Kenya

Dr. Obiero earned his M.Sc. in Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences from Moi University, Kenya. He received his PhD at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU) in Austria, within the framework of the STRECAFISH project aimed at building capacity in higher education and research institutions towards improved response of education to the fast moving aquaculture and fisheries industry in Eastern Africa.

Kevin has a distinguished career as a researcher on Lakes Victoria and Turkana. Throughout his academic training and over 10 years working experience, he has participated in several international research projects. Within these multidisciplinary research programmes, he has authored and co-authored more than 20 scientific publications. In September 2016, Dr Obiero was appointed KMFRI Sagana Centre Director. On a part-time and voluntary basis, he teaches and supervises Diploma and undergraduate student’s courses and facilitates learning in leadership development and project management.

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