Yvette is an established and strategic thinking business manager and entrepreneur with a strong focus on growing her business. She works to address the most pressing challenges facing smallholder farmers in an effort to increase their incomes and improve their livelihoods; She believes that it's time to change the African narrative. Smallholder farmers across the continent stand to benefit immensely from this change.
Dr. ERICK TOWETT
Dr. Erick Towett is a Soil Spectroscopy Scientist for the Soil-Plant Spectral Diagnostics Laboratory at the World Agroforestry Center (ICRAF) based in Nairobi, Kenya. Dr. Towett has a wealth of experience in developing spectral analytical methods and strengthening capacity in reliable, high-throughput, and low-cost soil, plant and fertilizer analysis using only light-photon-based methods.
Principal Agricultural Officer, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock & Fisheries State Department of Agriculture He is in-charge of Support national TWG: quarterly national Agriculture data collation, validation and uploading into the Country STAT website and staff capacity building
Philip Thigo is a Kenyan technology & governance expert. Mr. Thigo doubles as an Advisor on Data and Innovation at the Office of the Deputy President, Republic of Kenya and Advisor on Communications for the Cabinet Secretary - Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries. He has previously held executive positions, notably Infonet Africa and El Taller Foundation with experience spanning across Asia, Africa, Arab World and Latin America. Over the years, he has co-created unique technology driven initiatives such as Apps4Africa together with the US State Department, Uchaguzi to monitor Election, Budget Tracking Tool for citizen engagement and Sauti Yetu (Huduma) on…