Ethel Makila

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Communications Officer
e.makila@cgiar.org

Ethel Makila is the BecA-ILRI Hub’s Communications Officer where she provides leadership and coordination for all communication, public and media engagements, ensuring a significant growth in its regional and international profile. She is responsible for  developing and implementing strategic and tactical communications plans that amplify the impact of the BecA-ILR Hub’s research, capacity building and research related services, and help position the Hub as a world class research facility enhancing agricultural biosciences research capacity of African scientists for improved food and nutritional safety and security and income.

Before joining the BecA-ILRI Hub, Ethel worked at Action Aid Kenya, Buru-Buru Institute of Fine Arts, Nation Media Group and Development Communications.

She holds a BA degree in Graphic Design from the University of Nairobi and has acquired diverse experience in the field of development communication, media and education.

A graphic designer, writer and nature lover, she has developed innovative visual communication materials for development issues and continues to contribute to the publicity and fund raising efforts of various non-profits.

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