Project Management

Dr. Eliud K. Kireger (Director General, KALRO)
Dr. Eliud K. Kireger Dr. Eliud Kiplimo Kireger is the Director General/CEO of KALRO. Prior to this appointment, he served as the Managing Director/CEO of the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya.

Dr Kireger attained his PhD in Plant Eco-physiology from the University of Wales, (UK), MSc in Genetics and Tree breeding from University of Toronto (Canada) and a BSc in Forestry from Moi University (Kenya). He has trained in Conflict Management and Resolution, Strategic Leadership, Company Directorship and Change Management among others. He was an Appointed Member of the board of management of Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) where he chaired the Audit committee. 


Jane W. Wamuongo (Project Cordinator)

Dr. Jane Wamuongo Jane W. Wamuongo (PhD). An agronomist by training, she has worked for the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute for the past 25 years, the bulk of which she worked as a research scientist. Currently she is an Assistant Director co-ordinating all research activities in the fields of Natural Resource Management at KARl Headquarters . Between 1995 and 1997 she coordinated the soil and water conservation project funded by SIDA (Sweden). She also coordinated the Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP) and she is now coordinating Western Kenya Integrated Ecosystems Management Project (WKIEMP) which is supported by World Bank . She obtained her MSc in Plant Science from University of Manitoba in 1986 and her PhD in Agronomy from University of Guelph in 1994.