Mwalimu Katana Menza
Executive Committee Member - Agriculture, Livestock Developement & Fisheries
Hon. Mwalimu Menza is the Executive Committee Member in charge of Agriculture Livestock Development and Fisheries in the County Government of Kilifi since June 2013. In this docket, Hon. Menza spearheads formulation of policies, strategies, programs and plans for development and oversees their implementation.
Previously, Hon. Menza was a research scientist at Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (now KALRO). He also previously served as a part time lecturer at the University of Nairobi and at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. His professional affiliations include Horticultural Association of Kenya and Young Professionals’ Platform for Agricultural Research for Development. He also plays advisory roles in community agricultural development initiatives.
Hon. Menza holds a Master of Science degree in Horticulture from the University of Nairobi which he attained in 2008. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Agriculture from the same University of Nairobi in 2005. He has undertaken various trainings in the agricultural field both locally and internationally, including a specialized Diploma in Vegetable Production and Research from The World Vegetable Center, Regional Center for Africa in Tanzania in 2008. He has authored and/or co-authored various publications in from of refereed journals, international workshop proceedings and farmer information materials.College of Biological and Physical Sciences School of Biological Sciences