Chrispus O.A. Oduori

Chief Research Scientist

Holds a Ph.D. in Plant Breeding (University of KwaZulu Natal’s African Center for Crop Improvement (ACCI), South Africa (2009); an M.Sc. in Plant Breeding from Mississippi State University, USA (2005); B.Sc. in Biochemistry and Botany from the University of Nairobi (1988); and attended many professional courses. Dr. Oduori has 34 years experience in finger millet research and management and pioneered finger millet hybridization breeding in Africa and has successfully made wild x adapted crosses with the support of The Global Crop Diversity Trust. He has released and promoted 9 varieties in Kenya.