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Henry Mibei Operations Manager Mobile, Africa

T: +254 (0) 202 271 051

Address

CABI, Canary Bird, 673 Limuru Road, Muthaiga, PO Box 633-00621, Nairobi, Kenya

Qualifications

BSc Telecommunication Engineering; MBA

I joined CABI in December 2016 as the Operations Manager Mobile, Africa where I manage the functional and commercial relationship between CABI and key stakeholders in the mobile industry (Mobile Network Operators (MNO), Value Added Service (VAS) providers, content providers and rural service providers). I oversee and ensure that the key stakeholders are engaged as per the requirement of the mobile projects of CABI in different countries. I also define service descriptions and work with IT and business development teams to deliver new products and services.


I have over seven years’ experience in telecommunication field specifically, mobile Value Added Services (mVAS) and Information Technology (IT).


My interest is in using ICT technologies to disseminate and access information.

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Expanding our Direct2Farm project

Agriculture is extremely important in developing countries, employing around 40% of the workforce. In India, it contributes almost 20% of its GDP. Fears abound that the population will grow quicker than farmers can grow food. Helping them to grow more crops and lose less to pests and diseases means giving...
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mNutrition: Addressing hidden hunger through mobile messaging

One in three people in the developing world suffer from ‘hidden hunger’, or micronutrient deficiency, due to a lack of information on proper nutrition. This is a major cause of illness, poor growth, reduced productivity and impaired cognitive development. To help combat the problem, CABI and its partners in...
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Africa soil health

Poor soil fertility is a key constraint to improving farm productivity and livelihoods in sub-Saharan Africa. It is now widely recognized that increased fertilizer use, integrated with other soil fertility management practises is the way forward. The Africa Soil Health Consortium (ASHC) brings together...
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Scaling up interactive ICT to increase agricultural innovation in Tanzania

Despite Tanzania’s immense agricultural potential, farm productivity is hindered by inadequate knowledge and customary practices on farm management. The project Upscaling Technologies in Agriculture through Knowledge Extension (UPTAKE) targets small-scale farmers through geographical mobile and radio...