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Dr. Alice Akinyi Kaudia - Distinguished Non-Resident Research Fellow


Dr. Alice Akinyi Kaudia (PhD, EBS, and HSC) holds a Bachelor of Science in Agriculture from the University of Nairobi, and a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Forestry, Extension and Development from the University of East Anglia, United Kingdom. She is the Environment Secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources, a position she has held since 2008, being the first holder of that office in Kenya. She was previously the Regional Director of the IUCN East Africa Regional Office; Assistant Director of the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI); Associate Research Officer at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) and Assistant Programme Officer at the African Academy of Sciences. 

Dr. Kaudia sits on the boards of the World Resources Forum; Green Growth Knowledge Platform; Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, among others.