Policy Researchers and Consultants

    Elijah Muange

    Elijah Muange holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics at the University of Gottingen, Germany and an MSc in Agricultural & Applied Economics, and a BSc. in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi. He is an agricultural and rural development economist with vast experience in agricultural project evaluations and socioeconomic and agronomic research in Eastern Africa. Elijah’s recent experience includes agricultural technology adoption; social networks; agro-dealer studies; seed research, management, and dissemination; and project evaluation and impact assessment.

        Philip Musyoka Michael

        Phillip Musyoka Michael joined CABE in 2020 as a new Board of Directors. He holds a Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics and Related Sciences from Giessen University (Justus Liebig University), Giessen, Germany, a Master of Science Agricultural Economics, and a Bachelor of Science Agricultural Education and Extension both from Egerton University, Kenya. He has over 10-years’ experience in public policy analysis and research in economic development fields among others, food and nutrition security, market assessments, strategic planning, program budgeting, project impact evaluations, and feasibility studies. Phillip has undertaken assignments with international and bi-lateral development organizations including The World Bank, MERCYCORPS, FAO, FARM AFRICA, CARE International, EU-CORD, AATF, MicroNutrient Initiative, Child Fund, and World Vision Kenya.

            Hezron Rasugu Mogaka

            Hezron Mogaka is a consultant in policy Research at CABE Africa Limited (CAL). He holds a Ph.D. Environmental economics from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK, MA in Environment, Development and Policy, University of Sussex, Brighton (UK), and a BSc in Forestry at Moi University, Kenya. Hezron has over 25 years of experience in Climate change adaptation and mitigation through innovative use of environmental/natural resources. He has undertaken assignments with several organizations including World Bank, FAO, IUCN, ASARECA, Government of Kenya, Republic of South Sudan. Hezron is currently a Lecturer in the Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension, University of Embu, Kenya. He enjoys facilitating market-based social learning on agricultural and natural resource productivity improvement.

                James Micah Onsando, PhD.

                James Onsando is a consultant in policy Research at CABE Africa Limited (CAL). He holds PhD in Plant Pathology, Kenyatta University, Kenya, MSc in Plant Pathology, University of Hawaii, USA, and BSc (Botany, Zoology & Education), University of Nairobi. James is an agriculturalist who has worked for over 30 years in public, private and NGO sectors culminating in his appointment as the Managing Director of the Kenya Plant Health Inspectorate Service (KEPHIS) –overseeing operations f the high-end strategy(ies). He has vast experience in agricultural research and innovation in seed systems and market development. James brings onboard very unique skills –a mix of science and business with significant ability in research for impact.

                    Oduori Leonard Haggai

                    Leonard Haggai Oduori holds a BSc in agricultural economics and an MSc in Applied Agricultural Economics from Egerton University. He has vast experience in agricultural extension and technology innovations and adoption within East and Central Africa. Research projects he has worked on include: focus on credit demand and access among Kenyan smallholder farmers, postharvest losses (PHLs) in five Sub Saharan countries, and consulted for ASARECA on low technology adoption in five African countries.
                    Haggai has also fundraised for Kakamega’s Kenya Agricultural
                    Productivity and Agribusiness Project banana value chain scheme and Busia ICT and Agriculture Project. Currently, he is working on the Rethinking Extension in Africa project.

                    To reach him, send an email to oduorileohaggai@gmail.com 

                        Ms. Janice Ghemoh

                        Janice Changeh Ghemoh is a consultant in policy Research at CABE Africa Limited (CAL). She holds a Master of Arts Degree in Project Planning and Management from the University of Nairobi, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Geography from the University of Buea, Cameroon. She is in charge of project management, fundraising and resource mobilization, development of conceptual notes for new projects, budgeting, field research implementation, building linkages with new partners and outreach to stakeholders, monitoring and evaluation of current projects among other responsibilities.

                            Mercy Kyande

                            Ms. Mercy Kyande holds an MBA in Strategic Management from Daystar University, a Post-graduate Diploma from Kenya Institute of Management, and B. Com (Accounts & Business Admin) from Daystar University. Mercy currently works as a consultant in private sector development, public policy, and advocacy. She has over 17 years of experience in the private sector focusing on organizational and association management. She has successfully led advocacy projects across the various sectors of the economy including agriculture, co-operatives, tourism, MSME, construction, lands, auto industry, among others.

                            To reach her, send an email to  kyandem@gmail.com 

                                Ms. Cabrine Nyona Mwinami

                                Cabrine Nyona is a Junior Policy Research policy. She holds a Bachelors degree of Economics from the University of Nairobi, and a Certificate in Agribusiness Management with a specialization in Hydroponics Technology from Miramar International College. She is a Research Associate at CABE since 2018. She is in charge of project management, fundraising and resource mobilization, and the development of conceptual notes for new projects. She is an alumnus of the YALI Initiative and advocates for women rights, girls, and people able differently

                                To reach her, send an email to kulcabrine96@gmail.com