Academic Qualifications

PhD in Immunoparasitology/Immunopathology
MSc in Functional Anatomy
Bachelor of Veterinary Science
Widely published in refereed journals

Work Experience

Dr. Rachael has over forty years of research, practical and fieldwork experience in Livestock Management, Animal Health and Community Development. In the Greater Horn of Africa, Dr. Masake has been involved in various aspects of agricultural production and marketing, including but not limited to, livestock production, value chain analysis, development of standard operating procedures for disease diagnosis of transboundary animal diseases affecting trade; drought resilience and sustainable livelihoods programme. Furthermore, she has been involved in policy formulation, feasibility studies, benchmarking, standardizations, evaluations and review of public and private sector programs and projects. Currently she is a consultant in the field of food security and livestock based livelihoods. In terms of social responsibility, she has served in management and trustee boards, 2 university councils, and participated in trainings on corporate