IF Sub-grantee

Upgrading of silver cyprinid (Rastrineobola argentea) value chain through multi-stakeholder partnerships and novel climate-smart postharvest processing technologies and practices for improved rural livelihoods (Omena)

Project duration

30 Months

Start 01/03/22 End 31/08/24




Prof. Nelson Kennedy Ojijo Olang'o


  • Technology transfer/commercialisation
  • Innovation Fund
  • Youth/women
  • Digitalisation
  • Food and Natural Resources

Improved rural livelihoods in fishing communities that process silver cyprinid fish around Lake Victoria in Kenya.

OMENA is one of the 4 projects financed by AIRTEA  in Kenya.


News from the project



Project coordinator

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT), Kenya

Project partners

Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI)

JKUAT Enterprises Limited, Kenya

Beach Management Unit, Dunga, Kenya

Beach Management Unit, Marenga, Kenya