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IITA-Kenya (Nairobi)

IITA team lead the region’s molecular and biotechnology research and efforts to control mycotoxins—poisons produced by some fungi—in food and feed. In addition, IITA oversees the research on Sustainable Natural Resource Management. The teams in Kenya is housed in International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) and International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE). In ILRI the team conducts transformational research at Biosciences Eastern and Central Africa hub (BeCA).

Quick Facts

Capital: Nairobi

Currency: Kenya shilling

Area (total): 582,646 km2

Population: 49,699,862 (UN July 2017 estimates)

Contact us

Leena Tripathi
Country Representative

+254 20 4223000

Linda Barasa
Station Administrator

  +254-713-654000, +254-020-8654000

ILRI, Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya