Our 2018 Global Fellows

Verenardo Meeme

Verenardo Meeme is a science journalist who currently works as a contributor for the UK-based Science and Development Network (SciDev.Net). He has also worked at Citizen Television’s online desk as an assistant editor, at the International Service for the Acquisition of Agri-biotech Applications as a communications consultant and has also produced documentaries for Kenya’s Ministry of Agriculture.

Verenardo is currently pursuing a master’s degree in communication studies at the University of Nairobi. He holds a bachelor’s degree in communication and public relations from Moi University.

Verenardo believes that agricultural biotechnology is an untapped tool in Kenya that has the potential to improve agricultural productivity, environmental conservation and the alleviation of hunger.