Watson Lepariyo

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Position Title
Research Associate, International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

Unit
MRR Innovation Lab Researcher

Bio

Watson Lepariyo works with the IBLI team implementing several projects in northern Kenya. He is currently involved in two projects in partnership with UC Davis and the MRR Innovation Lab, helping to implement randomized control trials (RCT) to evaluate the impact of social protection and social development programs in northern Kenya. Lepariyo and his colleagues are also developing data collection tools to crowdsource health and Nutrition information from remote areas.

Prior to joining ILRI, Lepariyo interned at AMREF health Africa in Kenya, implementing a reproductive, maternal, newborn and child health (RMNCH) program in northern Kenya, Lepariyo grew up in northern Kenya and developed a keen interest in livestock market systems and nutrition. He holds a B.Sc. of science in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics from Egerton University.