Curriculum Vitae
Date\Place of birth
August 22nd 1986/Kakamega, Kenya

Dissertation Topic: Evaluating an innovative weather index insurance for smallholder farmers: A case of ‘Kilimo Salama’ index insurance in Kenya

University Degrees

  • MSc in Agricultural and Applied Economics (2012), Egerton University, Kenya
    Thesis Topic: An analysis of determinants of common bean productivity and efficiency: A case of smallholder farmers in Eastern Uganda
  • BSc in Agribusiness management (2009), Egerton University, Kenya
    Key areas of study: Financial management, Accounting, Marketing and Risk and Insurance

    Work Experience
  • Egerton University, Kenya
    Part-time lecturer in Agribusiness management (Jan 2012 to May 2013)

  • CIAT/Pan-African Bean Research Alliance (PABRA) through the National Agricultural Research Laboratories, Uganda
    Research consultant (May-August 2013): Involved in data management and analysis of market related databases for specific countries in Africa.

  • AFRICAN ECONOMIC RESEARCH CONSORTIUM (AERC): The NARO (Namulonge, Uganda), KARI (Kakamega-Kenya) and VIRCA cassava project, Nairobi, Kenya
    MSc Researcher (Oct 2012-Oct 2013): Involved in developing survey tools, data collection, analysis and report ing.

  • UNOPS/WORLD FOOD PROGRAM: The Unconditional Cash Transfer Program
    Field Monitor Assistant (Nov-Dec 2011): Involved in targeting of program beneficiaries and preparation of computer based beneficiary registers