Mildred Ada is the ILRI-EOHS officer-research compliance. She holds an MSc in Environmental Sciences from Kenyatta University and a BSc in Environmental Studies (Environmental Resource Conservation) from the same university. She is responsible for the acquisition of research licenses and or permits. She reviews project documentation and determines research licenses and or permits required in line with ILRI guidelines, country specific laws and regulations, and international frameworks and standards. She also manages relationships with different stakeholders involved in research authorization and issuance of permits and or licenses for movement of research materials among other duties.