Dr. Odame is a PhD holder and founding member and the Executive Director of Kenya-based Centre for African Bio-Entrepreneurship (CABE), where he leads initiatives on capacity building of smallholder farmers and youth agri-preneurs and facilitates their linkages to information, markets and policy on tree, crop and livestock value chains. He is also part-time Regional Coordinator of Agricultural Policy Research in Africa (APRA) programme, which aims to produce new information and insights into different pathways to agricultural commercialisation in Sub-Saharan Africa. The new five-year programme builds on more than a decade of research and policy engagement work by the Future Agricultures Consortium (www.future-agricultures.org) –where he served as a Regional Coordinator for the East African Hub and a co-convener of Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Theme. Hannington has undertaken policy research, capacity building and evaluation assignments for international and local agencies on innovation systems of crop and livestock sub-systems.
- Location: Nairobi