Anne Nyaga, CBS

Chief Administrative Secretary
Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperatives

 

 

Anne Nyaga, CBS, is a Kenyan expert on agricultural policy, climate-smart agriculture, and farming. She has, for the last fifteen years, immersed herself in agriculture as a career, starting off as a farmer and now spearheads policy formulation and reform in the sector.

Anne is currently the Chief Administrative Secretary at the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries & Cooperatives. She was appointed to her position in January 2020 by H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta. Her most notable achievement in this position has been her effort to revive the 4-K Clubs, an initiative that aims to re-introduce agriculture, climate conservation, and related activities to primary school pupils between the ages of 8-14 years.

Before her appointment, she served as a member of the County Executive Committee, Department of Agriculture, Livestock, Fisheries and Cooperatives, Embu County. She was appointed to this position in 2017 by H.E. Governor Martin Wambora. During her time, she shaped agricultural policy within the county, and was instrumental in the implementation of various agricultural projects throughout the county.

Anne has been involved in various policy development forums, and is a keen farmer, with various dairy and horticultural projects, as well as watermelon farming. She has authored a watermelon farming manual, which targets budding watermelon farmers across the continent.

Education

Primary School | St. Ursula Primary School | Embu County
Secondary School | Kangaru Girls High School | Embu County

UNIVERSITY
Egerton University, Njoro
BSc. Biomedical Science & Technology | Graduated 2007

PUBLICATIONS

Instructors Manual on Watermelon Production in Kenya
Published 2014 | Farm2Home Ltd, Nairobi

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AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

2014

AFRICA YOUTH REPRESENTATIVE ON YOUTH IN AGRICULTURE
African Green Revolution Forum (AGRF)

2014

INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY HONOUR
Eve Woman Magazine

2020

CHIEF OF THE ORDER OF THE BURNING SPEAR (CBS)
H.E. President Uhuru Kenyatta

2021

TOP 40 WOMEN UNDER 40
Business Daily