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Proscovia Alando
Co-Founder at Ressect


Proscovia is an entrepreneur and social change champion who believes in environmental conservation and sustainable food production. An Aquaculture Fellow at African Food Fellowship program by Wageningen University and Wasafiri that seeks to strengthen African leadership to create the solutions to the most pressing challenges facing African food systems today. Founder and CEO of Samaky Hub, an aquaculture consultancy targeting small scale fish farmers, Proscovia is passionate about food and nutrition security in Africa. She is also co-founder and head of business development at Ressect, a start-up in Nakuru that specialises in farming black soldier fly as an alternative protein source in animal feed formulation. Ressect was recently shortlisted for the Food Systems Game Changers Lab as one of the enterprises and initiatives that have the potential to transform the world’s food systems. Proscovia is also a fellow and a peer group leader at Aspiring Entrepreneurship Programme by Pan African Women Empowerment Network (PAWEN). The fellowship mentors young entrepreneurs on growing and managing business, she is among the top 100/1000 women qualified for individual coaching by the PAWEN coaches. Proscovia holds a Bachelors in Applied Aquatic Science and a certificate in environmental impact assessment (EIA) from Egerton University and has completed an MSc in Sustainable Aquaculture from the University of Stirling UK after securing a fully funded masters scholarship by the Commonwealth Commission and the University of Stirling.
Beyond work, a lover of books, personal development, networking and travelling. A firm believer in women and youth empowerment as a catalyst to societal growth.

Agenda Sessions

  • Alternative Protein in Aquafeed Formulation