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Washington Otieno Plantwise Programme Executive

T: +254 20 2271000


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

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I have over 25 years work experience in agricultural research and development in several national organizations and the Secretariat of International Plant Protection Organization in the areas of plant protection and other aspects of agricultural biosecurity, particularly capacity needs assessment and support for capacity development. Over the past seven years I have engaged in national, regional and international fora and initiatives that support capacity development for improving plant health systems of developing countries with the aim of effectively and sustainably protecting plant resources and the environment from pests, thereby improving agricultural productivity and market access for plants and plant products.

I am currently working with CABI in Africa as the Regional Team Leader of the Plantwise programme and engaged in coordinating implementation of the programme in 12 countries on the continent.