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consultant , research scientist

Anthony Obutiatia Esilaba, Kenyan research scientist, consultant. Member of World Association Soil and Water Conservation, Soil and Water Management Network, African Network for Soil Biology and Fertility, Agriculture Research and Extension Network, Soil Science Society East Africa (associate).

Background

Esilaba, Anthony Obutiatia was born on September 26, 1956 in Maseno, Emuhaya, Kenya. Son of Mbeya Esilaba Esikhati Orr and Truphosa Sikuku Mbeya.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1978. Master of Science in Soil Science, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy in Soil Fertility and Agronomy, Nebraska University, 1986.

Career

Senior research officer Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, 1981—2006. Research scientist International Center Maize and Wheat Improvement, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1995—1998, International Center Tropical Agriculture, Kampala, Uganda, 1999—2002. Program officer, land and water management researcher Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, since 2007.

Membership

Member of World Association Soil and Water Conservation, Soil and Water Management Network, African Network for Soil Biology and Fertility, Agriculture Research and Extension Network, Soil Science Society East Africa (associate).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, sports.

Connections

Married Rosemary Nyambura Ngotho, December 23, 2000. Children: Ian Mbeya, Andrew Ngotho.

father:
Mbeya Esilaba Esikhati Orr

mother:
Truphosa Sikuku Mbeya

spouse:
Rosemary Nyambura Ngotho

child:
Ian Mbeya Esilaba

child:
Andrew Ngotho Esilaba