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Idle Farah

Director General, National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi

Idle Farah is the director general of the National Museums

of Kenya (NMK). Prior to becoming director general of NMK, he

was the director of the Institute of Primate Research in Kenya. A member

of the Commission for Higher Education in Kenya and University

Council of the University of Nairobi, he is also chairman of the board

of the Centre of Heritage Development in Africa (formerly the Programme

for Museum Development in Africa - PMDA). He is a primatologist

with a Ph.D. from Uppsala University, Sweden.