Prof. Agnes W. Mwang’ombe
BSc. Agric, MSc. (Nbi), PhD. (Lond), DIC (Imperial Coll. Lond)
Professor of Plant Pathology
Department of Plant Science & Crop Protection
EBS- Seed Enterprise Management Institute (SEMIs), PI and Program Team Leader

P.O Box 30197-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
Department: +254-020-205 5129
Switchboard: +254-020-359 27361

Prof. Agnes W. Mwang’ombe holds a BSc Agriculture and MSc Plant Pathology(both from University of Nairobi) in addition to PhD from Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, University of London. She is a full professor of Plant Pathology and served as the Principal for ten years and four months (10years and 4 months) in the College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi. In addition, she served as Dean, Faculty of Agriculture for three years in the University of Nairobi. She is currently serving as Professor of Plant Pathology, Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection, Faculty of Agriculture. She has published well over 65 peer reviewed papers in International Journals and supervised several graduate students. During her career, she has attracted several grants for basic and applied research and capacity building.

Her research work has focused on her core competency in addition to sustainable agriculture as influenced by climate change and economic empowerment/mentorship of women farmers. The research approach is very inclusive with respect to multidisciplinarity/ multi-sectoral while bringing on board multi-institutionality.

Prof. Mwang’ombe is an expert in curricula development and constantly provides leadership in this area. She has over the years acquired competencies in transformational leadership while remaining strategic in managing human resources in a changing environment and retaining a competitive edge in a highly competitive field of tertiary education. She is a great professional mentor to students, young Scientists  and women Scientists.

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CAVS , UoN Profile
OluProfessor Florence Olubayo is an Agricultural Scientist and Associate Professor with emphasis in Integrated Crop Pest management, Post harvest pest management and Agricultural Technology transfer. She helps with general management of the project and is also a resource person in some of the training courses


D. WasongaMr. Daniel Wasonga is the project Manager of SEMIs involved in the day to day running of the project. Mr. Wasonga holds an MSc degree in agronomy from University of Nairobi.