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Boniface Akuku

Director of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO)

Director of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) at the Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO)

Boniface Akuku

Biography

Previously he worked as Chief of Information Technology (IT) at US Army Medical Research Unit (USAMRU) and Kenya Medical Research Institute. He has more than 15 years of vast experience and in-depth knowledge in the Information Technology Industry that includes expertise in systems development, architecture, integration and telecommunication. Notable specific expertise includes management of research data, information and knowledge, he has undertaken several scientific research assignment as a Principal Investigator (PI) and co-Principal Investigator (co-PI). His research interest includes research informatics, knowledge management, open data, data science and Big data. He was the climate information prize winner in 2016 for developing a platform that tackles climate change impacts on farmers in Kenya.

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