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Dr. Ruth Oniang’o

Sasakawa Africa Association
Chair
Ruth Oniang’o was formerly a professor of Food Science and Nutrition at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in Nairobi, Kenya. She was the first nutrition professor in Kenya and one of the first woman professors in nutrition throughout sub-Saharan AfricaOniang’o founded Rural Outreach Africa, a grassroots-based development organization connecting research with rural communities. She is also the founder and editor-in-chief of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development. She is Board Chair of the Sasakawa Africa Association (in which she succeeded its founder, the late Dr. Norman Borlaug) and Sasakawa Fund for Extension Education, both which are organizations mandated to assist smallholder farmers to enhance their livelihoods through agriculture.