Dr Erick Ogello

Erick is an Aquaculture Fellow and scholar teaching in the Department of Fisheries and Natural Resources, Maseno University. He previously worked as a research scientist at the Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute for 10 years, where he also served as the Director for Kegati and Sangoro Aquaculture Research Centres. His research interests include fisheries science, limnology, aquaculture value chain and blue economy. Erick is currently running three donor projects, namely: Climate Smart Fish Culture Systems Project, funded by the Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project; Artemia production for sustainable coastal aquaculture, funded by Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association, and Blue-cycling: Integrated Aquaculture and Agriculture for Resource Efficient Food Production, funded by Food Systems and Climate – Horizon-2020. He has published over 70 scholarly articles in peer reviewed international journals, and presented papers at several local and international scientific conferences. He holds a PhD in Fisheries Science from Nagasaki University, Japan, an MSc in Aquaculture from Ghent University, Belgium, and a BSc in Fisheries from Moi University, Kenya. He is a member of Eastern African Water Association (EAWA) and Aquaculture Association of Kenya