Francis Nyamu Wachira
Francis N Wachira / Professor of Plant Biochemistry and also the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Administration and Human Resource Management at the South Eastern Kenya University.

Francis N Wachira is a Professor of Plant Biochemistry and also the Deputy Vice Chancellor of Administration and Human Resource Management at the South Eastern Kenya University. He previously served as Interim Executive Secretary and Deputy Executive Director of the Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and central Africa (ASARECA). He has also served as the Chief Executive Officer/ Director of Research at the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya; Associate Professor of Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology at Egerton University, Kenya; Francis once served as Head of the Crop Improvement program at the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya. He attained his PhD from Dundee University, UK. He has carried out research at the National Research Institute of Vegetables and Tea Science, Kagoshima, Japan. He has contributed to academia and capacity development by mentoring many young scientists. He is widely published. Francis has carried out a number of consultancies on Agricultural Research for Development in Africa and Asia