Simon Kangethe

Database officer

Mr Simon Kangethe joined the Genetic Resources Unit, ICRAF as a Database officer in August 2015. He holds an MSc degree in information systems engineering from the University of Sunderland and a national diploma in environmental science from Technical University of Kenya.

Simon is in charge of the ICRAF genebank database and GRU Webpage management in the Genetic Resources Unit. He is involved in processing and archiving collection data, developing and improving Genetic resources databases, maintain ICRAF genebank working database platform and backstop all database related issues while ensuring processing and submission of genebank collection data to public shared databases.