Online Event
September 12-13, 2022 | Online Event
FAT 2018

Grace A Asiko

Grace A Asiko, Speaker at Food Science Congress
Grace A Asiko
National Beekeeping Institute, Kenya


Grace Adala Asiko has a PhD Degree in Agricultural Entomology, obtained from the University of Nairobi, in 2012. She too has a Masters in Tropical Bees and Beekeeping in Tropical Climates, from Utrecht University, Netherlands, Awarded in 2004. Prior to that, Dr. Asiko had studied Botany, Zoology and Geography, at the University of Nairobi for her Bachelor of Science Degree. Dr. Asiko was employed by the Ministry of Agriculture, State Department of Livestock, and rose through the ranks to Deputy Director of Livestock Production. She is the current Head of the National Beekeeping Institute, Nairobi-Kenya, whose mandate include: Policy formulation, research and training in all aspects pertaining to beekeeping industry. She has authored and co-authored many scientific publications on beekeeping and the Agricultural sector at large. Most striking is the “Utumishi Bora Award,” which was presented to her in 2017, by Kenya Professional Christian Forum, for work excellence, research and documentation, particularly in the area of stingless bee research. She has participated in several national and international seminars and conferences and is interested in professional presentations. She progressively positioned herself on the executive and technical advisory committees of re-knowned professional bodies/programs, with great zeal and commitment. She is contemplating teaching at the University, on part-time basis, as her drive is on mentoring.