Research area: Working on a project that targets poor rural smallholder farmers in marginal areas of Kenya to develop strategies of reducing food insecurity through the promotion, production, and marketing of orphan crops.
Since Anne Gesare Timu spent most of her time on the farm with her mother during primary school, it only seems natural that this influenced her choice of career. After finishing high school, she taught agriculture and biology even before getting a university degree. When she decided to continue her education, she opted for agricultural education and extension at the University of Nairobi, graduating with a BSc in 2009.
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