George Achia Odhiambo
George Achia Odhiambo is a media professional with 4 years’ experience as a science and development writer
George Achia Odhiambo is a media professional with 4 years’ experience as a science and development writer. I have proven skills in writing and editing over the years, augmented by regional and international travels that have exposed me to communications, media practices and general publishing in Africa and globally in my over four years as science writer with Africa’s leading media house on science, innovation & development - ScienceAfrica; coupling as a correspondent for various publications in Africa and beyond including Science Development Network (SciDev.Net) and AfricaSTI.com, all focusing on various aspects of science, research and development in Africa. I have also been a freelance science writer for local dailies in Kenya including the Daily Nation, and the Star newspapers.
I am a contributor for the book Africa’s Minds: Build a Better Future. The book highlights 15 success stories of Africa’s science and development. I am a degree holder in Bachelor of Arts - Linguistic & Literary Studies from Moi University, Kenya, and an ongoing Masters degree in Strategic Communication at the University of Nairobi, Kenya.
The effects of pollution, over-fishing and climate change on Lake Victoria
Child and maternal health signifcant strides underway amid challenges
Potential roles of science and technology parks in deepening ties between universities and the society; and promotion of entrepreneurship in Kenya