Dave Okech has over 10 years of experience in social entrepreneurship in the agricultural sector. Dave is the Founder & CEO of AquaRech Ltd, Kenyan AgTech venture, supports small-scale and medium sized cage and pond fish farmers with improved productivity and income, by taking a fish-farmer centric approach.
At the core of Aquarech’s offering is farming knowledge and support, quality inputs and access to markets. In addition, Aquarech is progressively offering farmers climate-smart farming techniques. As leader, Dave Chairs the Cage Fish Farmers Association of Kenya with membership of over 300 fish farmers.
His work has been recognized through the Mandela Washington Fellowship 2016, Acumen Fellow 2019, Global Farmer Network Fellow 2020 and Africa Food Systems Fellow 2021 and Obama Foundation Leaders Africa 2021.