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REUBEN JAMES OLEMBO

Background

  • OLEMBO, REUBEN JAMES was born on November 28, 1937 in Kakamega, Kenya.

  • Education

    • Royal Tech College, Kenya, 1957-1959. Purdue University, United States of America, 1959-1961, Bio & Chem, 1961-1965, Master of Science Genetics, Doctor of Philosophy Genetics. Spoken languages: English, Luhya, Kiswahili.

    Career

    • Deputy Assistant Executive Director, United Nations Environment Programme since 1987. Director & Coord, 1982-1987, Deputy Director, 1974-1981, Environmental Management, United Nations Environment Programme, Kenya. Professor/Senior Lecturer, Department of Botany, University of Nairobi, 1969-1974.

      Senior Lecturer/Lecturer, Department of Botany, Makerere University, Uganda, 6569. Rch Fellow, Purdue University, United States of America, 1963-1965.

    Membership

    Member: National Wildlife Board. Chairman, Wildlife Fund Trustees. Life Trustee, Wildlife Clubs of Kenya.

    Personality

    Interests

    Supervision of graduate students. External assessor of university degrees in Nigeria, Ghana, Tanzania, Kenya. Tennis; drama.

    Connections

    • Spouse Norah, National of Kenya.
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