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Winnie Nunda Invasive Species Assistant

T: +254 20 2271000


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

I previously worked on the biocontrol of stem borers. Specifically on temperature influence on the parasitoid Cotesia spp. Also involved in performing various experiments on interaction between noctuids and their associated parasitoids in relation to environmental changes with regards to temperature in particular.

I have also worked on the ANAFE project on scalling up tertiary education curriculum.

I undertook a one year fellowship programme at ICRAF, looking at research methods group on research data quality and shifting focus to opens access data (DATAVERSE).

Project image: Controlling Japanese knotweed in Great Britain

Controlling pest pear in Laikipia

Pastoralists in northern Kenya are heavily dependent on livestock. Their lives are being devastated by the non-native cactus Opuntia stricta. This weed has invaded the last good grazing land and when livestock and wildlife eat its fruits the spines can cause infection and death. Chemical and mechanical...