at GFA Consulting Group
April 2018 - at Present
GFA Consulting Group Ltd, is contracted by GIZ to implement the Drought Resilience Project 2 Extension (DRP2X) in both Marsabit & Turkana Counties. As Technical Advisor, my work entails; i. Technical oversight of the project-quality and sites. ii. Liaison with Community, County Government & GIZ partners on project identification, inception and roll-out. iii. Narrative and financial reporting of the project to Team Leader. iv. Filtering projects for viability, impact, scalability and equitability. v. Ensuring timely and cost effective project delivery. vi. Oversee/supervise project staff and facilitate high GIZ delegations/missions and visits.
at Africa Knowledge Consult Ltd
August 2015 - March 2018
Undertake consultancy services on myriad topics especially with regard to Pastoral & Artisanal fisheries. Capacity build County Assembly Agriculture/Livestock Committees to lobby budgetary increase from County Government. Train women, youth, elder and special interest groups on marketing, savings, livelihood diversification etc.
County Programme Manager/Regional Manager North
September 2014 - July 2015
Oversaw the entire inception and launch of GIZ-DRP project in Marsabit & Turkana Counties largely focused on EDE 2020. Maintaining close relationship with newly formed County Administration/CEC's/CO's. Identify County Government gaps in the delivery of drought sensitive proposals/investments/training capacities. Facilitate both County Governments to undertake public inclusive annual planning and budgeting. Liaise GIZ Agriculture Cluster and County Leadership. Host high powered delegations/scoping missions/evaluation teams/researchers. Supervise staff and oversee daily operations Among others.
County Transition Coordinator
at Transition Authority
February 2013 - August 2014
Overseeing the entire devolution process, including inauguration of the county government, budge preparation, consolidation, capacity building all arms of the county government, national government staff at county level; o Ensuring government & public financial regulations are followed. o Leading and coordinating civic education with regard to devolution and its structures. o Liaison officer for the Transition Authority; linking the Authority headquarters and the County government, Development players in the county as well as communities.
District Livestock Marketing Officer Moyale
at Government of Kenya
January 2012 - January 2013
Overseeing technical soundness of livestock and food security related projects. Oversaw all livestock production and marketing activities including Monitoring livestock production and marketing information trends in the districts.
Kenya Country Coordinator CAHNET
October 2010 - December 2011
o Managed all aspects of quality program implementation for the Kenya country programme for the Community Animal Health Network (CAHNET), through implementation, supervision, monitoring and reporting. Ensured the front-line sms farmer/livestock producer system operated seamlessly. o Engaged youths all over Kenya through Shujaas Magazine and other forums on livestock marketing, and livestock related enterprise development. o In collaboration with other country co-coordinators (Tanzania, Ethiopia and Uganda), strategic planning of cross border activities, including mapping of potential donors and funders.
Divisional & District Livestock Officer
at Government of Kenya
July 1987 - September 2010
o Livestock marketing and information surveys and leading livestock offtake exercises within the districts and across the Kenya-Ethiopia border region. o Participating in Rapid and Rural Appraisal missions including the Kenya Food Security Steering Group, Cross-border livestock intervention forums etc. Key Successes: o Enhanced and buttressed local capacity to withstand climatic and market shocks.
Master of Development Studies
at ST' Paul University
2008 - 2010 (2 years) Kiambu
Bachelor of Science
at Egerton University
2006 - 2008 (2 years) Nakuru
Diploma Animal Production
at Bukura Agricultural College
2003 - 2005 (2 years) Kakamega
Certificate Animal Health
at AHITI Ndomba
1985 - 1987 (2 years) Kirinyaga
Knowledge and keywords