CODATA would like to warmly congratulate Boniface O. Akuku, Director ICT, Kenya Agricultural & Livestock Research Organization (KALRO), for being awarded the Africa Tech CIO of the Year, during the recent Africa Tech Week event in Cape Town, South Africa (on 5 March 2019). Boniface is one of the co-chairs of the CODATA Agricultural Data Task Group.
This is award signifies very well-deserved recognition of Boniface’s skills and tireless efforts in managing the KALRO data resources, promoting the availabiity of quality data and information resources for farmers and agricultural scientists.
Boniface’s work with the Agricultural Data Task Group includes driving the agenda for FAIR agricultural data, developing skills and capacity and engaging stakeholders around data and information services in the East African Region.
Well done, Boniface!