Team Categories: DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE AND COOOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENT

28 Jun
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Mr. Wilson Kipsigei Lelei

Mr. Wilson Kipsigei Lelei is currently pursuing MBA (Strategic Management) at Moi
University, a holder of a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi. A
certified ISO22000:2005 lead auditor, also trained in; Food safety management systems,
Management Development Skills, Enterprise Risk Management, Finance for non-finance
managers, Basic occupational safety and health, and Occupational First Aid.
He went to Kapsabet Boys High school and Kabolebo Primary School.


Lelei has done a research report on the effects of inoculation and nitrogen added nutrient
application on nodulation and growth of cowpea –Kenkunde 1 variety- used as vegetable.
As a Field Officer at Williamson Tea Kenya Ltd; Tinderet Tea Estate (1989) Limited and
Changoi & Lelsa Tea Farm, Lelei Assisted the Manager in the general supervision and direction of all field operations, planted and maintained young tea as per the Agency guidelines in bringing young teas into bearing, planned and executed the timing and harvesting of good quality Greenleaf among other operations. He has also worked as Small Holders Coordinator and a Management Trainee in the named factories.

Other responsibilities;
Was BoM Chair Changoi Primary, BoG member Tinderet Secondary, SMC Chairperson
Tinderet Primary, BoG member Fr. Boyle Kabolebo Secondary School, Environmental Officer
in charge of Tinderet WTK small holders’ issues, Rainforest Alliance Officer, Project
Coordinator Rift Valley Agriculture & Veterinary UoN students Organization (RAVUSO)
among other responsibilities.

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Dr Kiplimo Araap Lagat

Dr. Bernard Kiplimo Lagat is a Development Economist with over ten years’ experience in consultancy, research and training in both public and private sectors. He holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics and Resource Management from Moi University, Kenya; an MSC in Agricultural Economics and a BSc in Agricultural Economics from Moi University. Dr Lagat is currently the Chief Executive Committee Member (CECM) for Agriculture and Cooperative Development

He is formerly a Senior Lecturer at Moi University where he serves as a Postgraduate coordinator and Chairman Departmental Graduate Studies Committee. He is an African Development Bank STAARS fellow and a visiting Fellow at Cornenll University and a Postdoctoral fellow at the University of Siena in Italy where he was involved in the Work package 7 of the European Union, FP7 project (BIOWASTE4SP)- Turning biowaste into sustainable products: development of appropriate conversion technologies in developing countries. He is a Senior Consultant and Partner at Leocrest Consulting and a full-time senior lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Resource Management, School of Business and Economics at Moi University, Kenya. His research interests include: Impact Evaluation of public policies, Sustainable Development, Value Chain Development Agricultural Finance, Risk Management and agricultural Insurance, Agricultural Land Policy.

He has strong empirical skills in Impact evaluation, Value chain analysis and Microeconometric modelling and analysis. He is proficient in several softwares including STATA, SPSS, Eviews and R. He has over 10 years of experience in research in Impact Evaluation, Development economics and Agricultural Value Chain Development. He has undertaken several consultancies for a number of institutions including West Africa Monetary Institute (WAMI) in Accra Ghana, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Abuja, USAID, African Union, European Union, Government of Kenya, County Governments in Kenya, and a number of Private Companies. He is currently an active member of AGRODEP, PEP, AIEN (AGRODEP IMPACT EVALUATION NETWORK), AES, IAAE, AAAE, and AFMA among others. Dr. Lagat is married with two children.

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28 Jun
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Dr. Bernadette Jeptoo Misoi

BENADATTE JEPTOO MISOI holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Moi University, and a Bachelor’s Degree in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Nairobi.

Dr. Tiony is an accomplished professional, trainer, consultant, manager and community resource person, with demonstrable leadership and management.

She has extensive knowledge and capacity in Strategic management, livestock health, Co-operate governance and Community development.

Dr. Tiony aims at providing strategic leadership in Agriculture, livestock health, Production and research, Community service and collaborations with local and international partners.

She is an alumnus of Kapsabet Girls High School and Kilibwoni Primary School

She has previously worked in private practice as a Livestock Consultant for Kaptich Vetinery Centre, Cross World Africa and Sharon Liveon Foundation.

In April 2015, Dr. Tiony was appointed to the board of Kenya Animal Genetics Resource Centre (KAGRC), a State Corporation in the department of livestock.

She has also served as the District Veterinary Officer in charge of former Nandi Central District.

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