Organization:Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization
Type of organization:Research Institution
Role in the organization:Director of Information Management and Communication Technology
Domain(s) of expertiseInformation and Communication Technology, Knowledge Management, Big Data, Open Science and Open data.
Boniface Akuku is Director, information Management and Communication Technology at Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research organization (KALRO). He has 15 years of vast experience and in-depth knowledge in the Information Technology (IT) industry that includes expertise in systems development, database architecture, systems integration, telecommunication, Geographical Information Systems (GIS), research informatics, network installations & maintenance, enterprise & messaging solutions. He has played a key role in health and agricultural research in contributing to improving, communication and access to research data and knowledge. He has also won meritorious award, in recognition for his outstanding contribution to agricultural research and development specifically the application ICT innovations to tackle climate change.