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Improving lives by solving problems in agriculture and the environment
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Florence Chege Project Scientist

T: +254 20 2271000


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

I am an environmental expert with nearly 20 years’ experience in various aspects of natural resource management, community engagement, programme development and project management. I have previously worked with local government institutions and international organizations as well as consulted for a range of development agencies, UN bodies and humanitarian organizations. My training includes forestry science, public participation, development evaluation and project management. I am currently supporting the development and management of various projects.

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Breaking barriers, facilitating trade

Intra-regional trade is key in promoting economic development and improving food security within East and southern Africa. However, due to higher costs, many countries here are trading more with distant countries. We want to change this and increase the trade in agrifood products within the region. The CABI...