Ongoing Research Projects in Faculty of Agriculture


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Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Centre Of Phytosanitary Excellence KEPHIS, CAB International, and International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). 2008 2010 View Details
Processing And Value Addition Of Sunflower Oil Seeds For Enhanced Market Access And Revenue Generation By Farmers. Kenya Agricultural Productivity Project(KAPP)/University of Nairobi, Kenya Industrial Research,KARI/J.K Imungi(PI) 2007 2010 10,000 View Details
Potential Of School Feeding And School Farming Programmes On Nutrition Status Of School Children African Studies Centre, Netherlands/Dick Foeken (African Studies Center, Netherlands),Wjnand Klaver (International African Center), Sam Owuor (Department of Geography, UoN)Dr. Alice M Mwangi(PI) 2007 2008 24,428 View Details
Enhancing Livelihoods Of The Urban Youth Through Waste Re-use And Rainwater Harvesting For Vegetable Production At Kahawa Soweto Informal Settlement, Nairobi. IDRC,SOYIA,Youth Group at Kahawa Soweto-UH-CIP-FCI-TERRA NOVA-UoN/Prof. P. Karanja (PI) 2007 2008 25,714 View Details
An Analysis Of The Adaptive Capacity Of Rural Poor To Water Scarcity In Kenya United Nations Institute for Training and Research Prof Mwangombe(PI) 2007 70,000 View Details
Turning Environmental Burdens Into Livelihood Benefits: Building A Sustainable Neighbourhood Through Waste Recycling, Agro-enterprise And A Cohesive Community In Kampala, Uganda. IDRC,UH-CIP-KAMPALA CITY COUNCIL(KCC)-NARO-MAKERERE UNIVERSITY-MAFF-ENVIROMENT ALERT-ILRI-CIAT-UoN-IWMI/Prof. N. Karanja(PI) 2006 2009 1,028,571 View Details
Improving Competitiveness Of Snap Beans For Domestic And Export Market Uganda, Tanzania, & Rwanda/ASARECA/Prof. J.H. Nderitu (PI) 2006 2009 538,714 http://www.uonbi.ac.ke/projects/snapbean/
Combating Hiv/aids In Urban Communities Through Food And Nutrition Security: The Role Of Women Led Micro-livestock Enterprises And Horticultural Production In Nakuru Town. CGIAR CIDA-Linkage Programme,Ryerson and Toronto Universities,Canada-UH-CIP-UoN-ILRI-LOVE AND HOPE(NGO)/Prof. N. Karanja(PI) 2006 2008 192,857 View Details
Sustainable Productivity Of The Cassava Value Chain. KAPP/Cyrus Githunguri (KARI), Josiah M. Kinama (UoN), Onjolo S. Omolo (KEBS), John N. Mburu (NCPB),Phyllis Ngunjiri (KIRDI),Silas Ragwa (KARI) Dorcas M. Mkabili (Ministry of Agriculture/Prof. E.G Karuri(PI) 2006 2007 28,571 View Details
Use Of Stable Isotope Techniques IAEA/ Dr. Victor Owino (Great lakes University, Kenya) Dr. Jonathan Wells (Institute of Child Health, London),Prof. E.G. Karuri (University of Nairobi), Dr. Sazanne Filteau (Institute of Child Health, London),Prof. Andrew Tomkins (Institute of Child Health, London),Ms Christine Mwangi (KEMRI/Prof. M.W Okoth(PI) 2006 2007 20,000 View Details
Strengthening Agricultural And Environmental Capacities Through Distance Education CIAT and University of Florida/Dr. Kironchi Geoffrey (PI) 2006 2007 View Details
Efficacy Of Function Foods As A Source Of Micronutrients In Primary School Children In Kakamega District -- Land Lakes Funded Project (joshua Ashioya) 2006 View Details
An Evaluation Of A Community Based Growth-monitoring Programme In Matuga Division, Kwale District (ruth Musyoki) 2006 View Details
Food Consumption Patterns In Relation To Iron Deficiency Anaemia In Nyabururu Area, Kisii Central District (edel Orangi). 2006 View Details
A Food Consumption Pattern Study With Emphasis On Legumes In Kisii District, Suneka And Marani Division (louise Masese) 2006 View Details
Garisesecure European Community/ Prof Mbugua 2006 54,223 View Details
Development Of Soya-based High-protein Vitamin A-rich Flour As A Supplement In Porridge Of Young Children Dr. A. Mwangi(PI) 2006 View Details
Evaluation Of Hospital Based Child Growth Monitoring Programme In Machakos District. (musila En, Dr. A. Mwangi (PI) 2006 View Details
Making The Best Of Climate: Adapting Agriculture To Climate Variability Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) Competitive Grant System (CGS) (FS-B), involving University of Nairobi (UoN) (Lead),IGAD Climate Prediction and ApplicationCenter(ICPAC)International Crops Research Institute for Semi Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)Centre National de la Recherche Appliqu 2006 19,310 View Details
Developing Biotechnologies To Ameliorate Biotic And Abiotic Stresses In Sorghum (total Budget Bioearn(kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania) 2006 1,719 View Details
Agricultural Innovation In Dryland Africa (aida) EU (INCO),CIRAD,UON 2006 352,285 View Details
Capacity Building For Biosafety And Ecological Impact Assesment Of Transgend Plant In East Africa Danish institute/Chairman(PI) 2006 37,800 View Details
Enhanced Utilisation Of Nutrient Rich Beans For Improved Nutrition And Income CIAT/ Prof. P. M. Kimani(PI) 2006 48,908 View Details
Enhanced Competitivenes Of Shap Beans For Domestic & Export Markets Asareca/ Prof John Nderitu(PI) 2006 28,182 View Details
Gray Leaf Spot Disease Of Maize In Kenya Prof. Mwangombe (PI) 2006 65,811 View Details
Proposal And Scientific Writing Workshops RAIN-ASARECA/ Prof. Mwangombe (PI) 2006 View Details
Cattle And Small Ruminants Breeding And Production International Livestock Research institute/ Rose Nyikal(PI) 2006 5,552 View Details
Conservation Of Agriculture Technology IUCEA/ Ayub Cuati(PI) 2006 13,449 View Details
Enhanced Utilization Of Nutrient Rich Beans For Nutrition And Income. CIAT, CIDA, SDC, ACABEN/Chaiman Dept. of Plant Science & Crop Protection (PI) 2005 2008 114,470 View Details
Enhancing Competitiveness Of Beans For Domestic And Export Markets ASARECA/EU/CIAT, CIDA, SDC, ACABEN/Chairman(PI) 2005 2008 110,758 View Details
Participatory On-farm Identification, Dissemination And Maintenance Of Sweet-potato Varieties RUFORUM/CIP,PRPACE,M.W Mburu(PI) 2005 2007 54,000 View Details
Marker Assisted Breeding Of The Stay-green Trait Of Sorghum To Enhance Terminal Drought Tolerance In Eastern Africa- Asareca ASARECA/Dr. L. Ngugi(PI) 2005 2007 45,000 View Details
Fighting Striga; Deploying Genes For Resistance In Sorghum ASARECA (Kenya, Sudan, Eritrea)/Dr. Kahiu Ngugi(PI) 2005 2007 400,000 View Details
Conservation Tillage And Water Use Efficiency In Maize-cowpea Cropping Systems In Desert Margins Programme/KARI/Dr. Kironchi Geoffrey (PI) 2005 2007 View Details
A Collaborative Program On Strengthening Environmental And Agricultural Capacities Through Distance Education (seac-de) A Collaborative Program of University of Florida and CIAT in Partnership with University of Nairobi and Makerere University. It is a funded Pilot Project for Africa/Prof. Mwangombe (PI) 2005 2005 12,000 View Details
Forum Strategic Planting Process FORUM/ Prof. Agnes (P.I) 2005 10,580 View Details
Maize Diseaese In Kenya Regional Universities/ Prof. Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2005 35,694 View Details
Marker Breeding Of The Stay-green Trait Of Sorghum To Enhance Terminal Drought Tolerance In Eastern Africa ASARECA/Levi S M Akundabweni & Dr. ECK Ngugi(PI) 2005 150,000 View Details
Gray Leaf Spot Of Maize In Kenya: Occurrence, Distribution, Pathogen Variability And Host Resistance. PROF. MWANGOMBE AGNES W.(PI) 2005 View Details
Likelihood Of Insect Pest Becoming Resistant To Insectcide Protein Rockefeller/Chairman, Dept. of Plant Science & Crop Protection/ Regina Tende(PI) 2005 8,706 View Details
Capacity Building For Faculty Of Agriculture Rockefeller/ Prof Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2005 5,314 View Details
Partipation On Farms Identification Dissemination 7 Maintenance Of Potato Variaties Correrant To Virus Infection regional University forum/Dr Mary Mburu(PI) 2005 49,369 View Details
Intergrated Management Of Cassava Mosaic And Cassava Brown Streak Disease In Coastal Kenya Inter university Council/ Dr. Rose Njeru(PI) 2005 64,102 View Details
Staygreen Sorghum For Drought Resistance ASARECA/Biotech(PI Akundabweni, Ngugi) 2005 12,857 View Details
Scholaship 2002043 University Of Nairobi Research Ciranth Yacith Briquettes Conservation int foundation/ Dr. james kimani(PI) 2005 5,104 View Details
13. Effect Of Land Use Changes On Belowground Biodiversity And Soil Productivity In Embu And Kakamega Agro-ecosystems. Vicres, UoN-Methodist University Meru -Sahelian Research Institute and Sokoine University Morogoro ,Tanzania/Prof. N. Karanja (PI) 2004 2008 150,000 View Details
Processing For Materials And Environmental Applications IAEA/Christine Mwangi, (KEMRI),Dr. Kiragu (KETRI), Dr. J. Onyatta (Ncst),Dr. Maina (INS), Prof. E.G Karuri(PI) 2004 2007 100,000 View Details
Arresting The Scourge Of Striga Weed In Sorghum In Africa By Combining The Strengths Of Marker Assisted Breeding With Farmer Participatory Approaches Lead institute-ICRISAT, Partners: KARI, ARC Sudan, MALI , Eritrea Dr. Ariga(PI) 2004 2007 133,000 View Details
Intergrating The Gender Factor In Agriculture Research Asareca/ Elias obudho(PI) 2004 7,945 View Details
The Occurance Of Head Blight Of Wheat In Kenya And The Associated Fungi IFS/ Dr. James muthomi(PI) 2004 10,399 View Details
Sweet Potato Vines Disease In Coastal Kenya UNESCO/ Rose Njeru(PI) 2004 4,337 View Details
Legume Production In Machakos District Africa Institute for capacity development/Chairman,Dept. of Plant Science & Crop protection(PI) 2004 16,359 View Details
Natural Resource Management Londan University/ Joseph Karugia/Dr. Nyikal Rose Adhiambo (PI) 2003 17,966 View Details
Gender Differentiation On Small Farm ASARECA/Prof Willis K./ DR. NYIKAL ROSE ADHIAMBO (PI) 2003 14,865 View Details
Curriculum Development Rockefeller/ Prof Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2003 22,533 View Details
Biofortification Project CIAT/ P. M. Kimani(PI) 2003 103,513 View Details
Phd Project DAAD/Jane Ambuko 2003 9,097 View Details
Phd Project DAAD/Muiru W. maina (PI) 2003 11,279 View Details
Crossbreeding Project ILRI/ Joseph Karugia/Dr. Nyikal Rose Adhiambo(PI) 2003 9,408 View Details
Africa Food Crisis ICRAF/ Joseph Karugia/Dr. Nyikal Rose Adhiambo(PI) 2003 477 View Details
Improving The Quality And Nutritional Status Of Gari Through The Use Of Starter Cultures And Fortification With Soya Beans, Palm Oil And Coconut Milk. EU/Prof. Dr. Willelm Honpzafel (Germany), Prof. Philippe Thornart (Belgium), Ms Tina Aaen (Den Mark, Ms Cristina Pinto (South Africa, Dr. M. Egonn Lety (Benin), Mr. Moses Mengu (Botswana/Prof. S.K Mbugua(PI) 2002 2007 200,000 View Details
12. Sustainable Management And Conservation Belowground Biodiversity Gef-unep (gf 2715-02) UoN-KARI-KEFRI-Museums of Kenya-USIU-Department of Remote Sensing 2002 2007 894,000 View Details
Garisecure Project No. 3 Ica4-2001-10133 From 2002-2006. (WAITRO), Denmark; Dr. m. egountety, University of /Benin, Benin; (3) Mrs. Cristina Pinto, BIOCHEMTEK, South Africa: (4) Prof. P. Thonart ULG, Belgium: 95) Prof .W. Holzapfel, BFE Germany and (6) Pr 2002 2006 800 View Details
Rural Markets, Natural Capital And Dynamic Poverty Traps In East Africa University of Nairobi, Cornell University in New York and the International Center for Research n Agro-forestry/Mr. Marenya Paswel Phiri(PI) 2002 View Details
Enhancing Cassava Utilization In Eastern & Southern Africa B EU 2002 1,028,571 View Details
Traditional Vegetables Ref 2001 Fs 135 Rockefeller/ Dr. Margaret J. Hutchison(PI) 2002 78,780 View Details
Development Programs Ref. 2002 Fs 142 ROCKFELLER/DR. NYIKAL ROSE ADHIAMBO (PI) 2002 8,464 View Details
Capacity Building Ref 2002 Fs 144 ROCKFELLER/ DR. NYIKAL ROSE ADHIAMBO(PI) 2002 98,408 View Details
Citrus Tissue Culture Project Rockefeller/ S. D. Obukosia(PI) 2001 2000 40,420 View Details
Extent Of Carrot Infection/ Mycotoxin Contamination In Maize Rockefeller/ Dr. E. Mutulu(PI) 2001 5,569 View Details
Aphid And Disease Management On Seed Potatoes (ref: 2001 Fs 097) Rockefeller/ Prof Florence Olubayo(PI) 2001 26,793 View Details
Bean Disease Rockefeller/ Prof Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2001 48,727 View Details
Angular Leaf Spot In Beans Rockefeller/ isabel Nyokabi Wagara(PI) 2001 14,393 View Details
On Farm Rockefeller/ E. Obudho(PI) & D. Yobera 2001 1,036 View Details
Pegeon Pea Maize Intercropping Systems In Kenya Rockefeller/ Dr. Mary W. Mburu(PI) 2001 54,763 View Details
Uon Ipgri Workshop IPGRI/ Prof akundabweni(PI) 2001 21,532 View Details
African Leafy Vegetable IPGRI/ Prof akundabweni(PI) 2001 4,038 View Details
Phd Project DAAD/Isabel Wagara 2001 3,381 View Details
Intergarted Pest Management Of Snap Beans Rockefeller/ Dr. John H. Nderitu(P.I) 2001 3,160 View Details
Improvement Of Drought Tolerance And Insect Resistance In Kenya Maize Using Biotechnologies KARI, ARC Sudan, MALI , Eritrea/ Dr. Kahiu Ngugi(PI) 2000 2004 157,142 View Details
Economic Competitiveness Of Alternative Soil Fertility Rockefeller/ Lidia Kimenye,Chairman Agriculture Economics(P.I) 2000 79,678 View Details
Growth, Development And Post-harvest Handling Of Several Flower And Traditional Vegetable Crops 2000 View Details
Maize And Sesame Rockefeller/ Prof. Ayieko P. O(PI) 2000 20,341 View Details
Identification Of Sweet Potato Viruses European Community/ Rose Njeru(PI) 2000 84,841 View Details
Collaborative Bean Research Project CIAT/ P. M. Kimani(PI) 2000 86,909 View Details
Omolo Ms Horticultural Program chairman, Dept. of Planct Science & Crop Protection(PI) 2000 25,525 View Details
Studies On Technology Adoption Maize Rockefeller/ Willis Oluoch K.(PI) 2000 12,373 View Details
Virmi Composting Rockefeller/ M. Kithome(PI) 1999 3,902 View Details
Adoption Of Crop Production Rockefeller/ Chairman, Plant Science & Crop Protection(PI) and Prestono Chitere 1999 38,136 View Details
Approaches Preventing Micro Neutrient. Thrasher research Fund/ Dr. Solomon(PI) 1999 4,465 View Details
Visiting Scientist/multiple Constraint Breeding ECABREN, USAID/Dr.Olubayo(PI) 1998 View Details
Rhizobium Ecolgy Network Rockefeller/ Dr. Karanja(PI) 1998 2,498 View Details
Nutrient Management Rockefeller/ Dr. Karanja(PI) 1998 412 View Details
Agricultural Research Management In Small Hold Highland Systems New Inclen Project Rockefeller/ Dr. Karanja(PI) 1998 39,940 View Details
Bio Earn Soughum Project Interuniversity Council/ Dr. K. Ngugi(PI) 1998 22,122 View Details
Biometry Curriculum Development In Faculty Of Agriculture Rockefeller/ Parinbanu Kurji(PI) 1998 22,533 View Details
Biometry Curriculum Development/ R.f. Foundation Rockefeller/ Prof. L.S.M. Akundabueni(PI) 1998 4,192 View Details
Surface Soil Loss & Erosion Rockefeller/ Dr. C.K Gachene (PI) 1998 7,591 View Details
Adoption Of Trees Rockefeller/ Dr. L. N. Kimenye(PI) 1998 260 View Details
Agrcultural Economist Symposium Rockefeller/ Prof. C. Akello Ogutu(PI) 1998 104 View Details
Development Of Tissue Culture Protocols For Ornamental Plants DR. HUTCHINSON M JESANG (P.I) 1997 View Details
Post-harvest Physiology Of Ornamental Crops -alstroemeria And Tuberose DR. HUTCHINSON M JESANG(PI) 1996 View Details
Banana & Sweat Potato Storage, Processing And Utilization In View Details
Incorporation Of Sorghum And Millet In Kenya Diets View Details
Post-harvest Storage And Processing Of Various Indigenous Fr View Details
Energy Use And Conservation In Food Processing View Details
Safety Of Household Formulated Complementary And Weaning Food View Details
Incidence And Sources Of Emerging Food-borne Microbial Patho View Details
Feasibility Study On Storability And Large Scale Storage And View Details
Removing Constrains On Small Scale Food Processing Enterprise View Details
High Mineral Beans Varieties, Orange-fleshed Sweet Potatoes View Details
Urban Agriculture And Kitchen Gardening In Food Security And View Details
Children Practices And Nutritional Status Of Children View Details
Indictors For Monitoring And Evaluating Food Security Progra View Details
Use Of Isotopes Techniques To Assess Nutritional Interventio View Details
Development Of Acceptable Kabalagala View Details
Phd Thesis Project (on-going): |development Of Acceptable Kabalagala( Ugandan Traditional Cassava Flour Based Pancake Using Sweetpotato Flour) Makerere University/Prof. S. Mbugua (PI) View Details
Advancing Capacity To Support Climate Change Adaptation (accca View Details
Nutritional Status, Knowledge, Attitude And Practices Of Trained Home-based Care PROF. KOGI MAKAU (PI) View Details
The Prevalence And Risk Factors Of Anaemia In Children Aged 6-59 Months View Details
Feeding Practices And Nutritional Status Of Children 6.-36 Months In Muslim PRF. KOGI MAKAU(PI) View Details
Gender In Childhood Care Among Maasai Children Aged 0-5 Years In Narok District, prof.Kogi Makau(PI) View Details
Nutritional Status Of Children Under Five Years Of Age In Bahirdar, Ethiopia: Prof. kogi Makau (PI) View Details
Development Of Post Harvest Technologies In Indigenous And Traditional Vegetables And Fruits. View Details
Carrying Out Research In The General Area Of Horticulture, Crop Production And Crop Physiology. View Details
A Collaborator In Potato Seed Project With Kari, Cip And Prappace Scientists To Develop Post Harvest Technologies Of Seed Potato Tubers. View Details
Screened Tested And Preserved Many Microbial Antagonists Effective Against Important Plant Pathogens. PROF. MUTITU EUNICE W.(P.I) View Details
Infections And Malnutrition Associated With Emerging Food Borne Microbial Hazards In Complementary-weaning Foods Formulated At Household Level In Kenya. Mr. Peter Lamuka (PI) View Details
Common Bean (phaseolus Vulgaris) Fertilizer Response Trials: Dr. Mburu Mary Wambui K (PI) View Details
Microbiological Safety Of Export Fish Products From Kenya: DR. LAMUKA PETER OBIMBO(PI) View Details
Pigeonpea (cajanus Cajan) N Contribution In Maize Based Intercrop: Dr. Mburu Mary Wambui K (PI) View Details
Development Of Community-based Sustainable Small-scale Traditional Food Crop Processing For Poverty Eradication In Kenya: A Case Study Of Bungoma District. DR. LAMUKA PETER OBIMBO (PI) View Details
Screening Sweetpotato Varieties Against Sweetpotato Virus Disease (spvd). Dr. Mburu Mary Wambui K (PI) View Details
Post Harvest Technology For Sweet Potatoes Rockefeller/ J. K. Mungi(PI) View Details
The Occurrence Of Head Blight Of Wheat In Kenya And The Associated Fungi. Funded by the International Foundation for Science (IFS)/DR. MUTHOMI JAMES W (P.I) View Details
Breeding And Improvement Of Maize Productivity In Semi-arid Areas. DR. NJOROGE KIARIE(P.I) View Details
Drought Stress And Physiology Of Nitrogen Use Efficiency Of Maize. DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) View Details
Seed Issues In Semi-arid Eastern Kenya; Problems And Solutions. DR. NJOROGE KIARIE(P.I) View Details
Value Addition In Maize E.g Quality Protein Maize. DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) View Details
Research On Mulberry Tree Variety Evaluation And Management For Silk Production Using Commercial Insects In Central Kenya. ICIPE and Ministry of Agriculture/Dr. Kinama J. Mwivandi(P.I) View Details
Agrometeorology And Crop Modeling In Relation To The Management Of Climatic Change In Agricultural Production Systems View Details
Combating Hiv/aids In Urban Communities Through Food And Nutrition Security: The Role Of Women Led Micro-livestock Enterprises And Horticultural Production In Nakuru Town. CGIAR CIDA-Linkage Programme,Ryerson and Toronto Universities,Canada-UH-CIP-UoN-ILRI-LOVE AND HOPE(NGO) 192,857 View Details
Legume Research Network Project Dr.J.G Mureithi Prof Gachene(PI) View Details
Root - Knot Rockefeller/ Prof. J. W. Kemenju(PI) View Details
Prebreeding Solanum Vegetables Germplasm Using The X-ray Energy Dispersive Fluorescence Analysis Atomic Agency/Akundabweni (PI) 8,000 View Details
Mosquito Repellant Plants Prof. Akundabweni(PI)/ IPGRI View Details
Agricultural Gender Integrated Reesearch In Variety Selection ASARECA OBUTHO (PI) View Details
An Investigation Of The Poverty-environmental Degradation Nexus View Details
Macroeconomic Policies And Informal Sector In Kenya Prof. Mbatia Oliver OLE (PI) View Details
Marketing Of Horticultural Products Prof. Mbatia Oliver OLE (PI) View Details
Economic Use Of Fertilizer Rockefeller/ Dr. Nyangito(PI) 8,706 View Details

Department of Agricultural Economics


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Valor – Valorizing African Agriculture In Kenya Partners in Kenya: Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT) and World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF) Partners outside Kenya: Danish Beekeeper´s Association (Denmark), University of Dar Es Salaam (Tanzania), University of Ghana, Legon,(Ghana) University of Cape Coast (Ghana), and University of Copenhagen (Denmark) 2014 2018 Total funding (2014 – 2017): DKK.1,569,597 (USD. 262,455) View Details
Poverty Impacts Of Straddling Rural Income Diversification In Sub-saharan Africa.

Lund University and University of Nairobi collaborative project

2012 2013 Eighty six thousand dollars (USD$ 86,000) View Details
Food Price Trends And Policy Options For Enhancing Food Security In Eastern Africa

ESRF, EAGC, EDRI, EPRC, NUR, UoN RESAKSS

 

2012 2013 View Details
Drivers And Viability Of Global Gap Standards.

KARI, Ministry of Agriculture and FPEAK (Fresh Produce Exporters Association of Kenya)

2010 2014 View Details
Pgis For Forest Conservation 2010 2013 View Details

Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Public Health Hazards And Associated Risk Factors Along The Camel Milk Production And Marketing Chain. 2012 2015 Ksh1,184,700/= View Details
Improving The Iron Status Of Young Children In The Lake Victoria Basin Region Using Porridge Flour Supplemented With Bovine Blood 2012 2015 Ksh.1,078,000/= View Details
Transform Nutrition: Tackling The Neglected Crisis Of Under-nutrition.

§  International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)

§  Lead Partner (Dr. Stuart Gillespie)

§  Institute for Development Studies (IDS) (Dr. Lawrence)

§  Bangladesh (ICIDDR, B)

§  International Centre for Research on Diarrhea Disease(Dr. E. Shams)

§  Save the Children (SC) (Dr. Alex Rees)

    §  Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI) (Dr. Shweta)

2011 2017 GBP (£) 199,721 View Details
Improving The Iron Status Of Children In The Lake Victoria Basin Region Using Porridge Flour Enriched With Bovine Blood.

·         Ms. Judy Mwende, SEUCO

·         Ms. Hannah Kamano-Kamau, Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute

2011 2014 Ksh.8,000,000/= View Details
Risk Factors For Human Colorectal Cancer In Kenya.

Prof. Leo Meile (ETH Zurich)

2011 2014 Kshs. 422,600/= View Details
Prevalence Of Low-birth Weights And Associated Factors In Narok District Hospital.

PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATOR: Paul M. Migwi (MSc. Student)

OTHERS IN UON:                  Dr. A.M. Mwangi and Prof. S.K. Mbugua

2011 2012 (1) Ksh.110,000/= from Henna, (2) National Council for Science and Technology ) Ksh.175,000/= View Details
Improving The Iron Status Of Children In The Lake Victoria Basin Region Using Porridge Flour Enriched With Bovine Blood. 2011 2012 Ksh.250,000/= View Details
The Role Of African Indigenous Leafy Vegetables In Immune Boosting In A Laboratory Animal. 2011 2012 Kshs.250,000/= View Details
Risk Factors For Human Colorectal Cancer In Kenya 2011 2012 Kshs.250,000/= View Details
Level Of Acrylamide In Commercial Chips And Crisps And How It Is Influenced By Maturity, Storage And Processing Conditions In Kenyan Potatoes.

Dr. J.N. Kabira (KARI, Tigoni)

2011 2012 Kshs.250,000/= View Details
Production Of Oil Rich In Omega-3 Fatty Acids From Nile Perch Processing Waste 2011 2012 Ksh.1,000,000/= View Details
Novel Staple Food-based Strategies To Improve Micro-nutrient Status For Better Health And Development In Sub-saharan Africa (acronym – Instapa – Website Www.instapa.org)

§  Wageningen University – Netherlands (Dr. I. Brouwer

§  ETH Zurich – Switzerland (Prof. M. Zimmerman)

§  IRD – Montpellier, France (Dr. C. Monquet)

§  London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine – Britain (Prof. A. Pretice)

§  UNISA – Kwazulu Natal, South Africa (Dr. J. Kvalsvig)

§  University of Abomey – Calavi – Benin (Prof. J. Hounigan)

§  IRSAT – DTA – Oagadougou, Burkina Faso (Dr. A. Wereme)

§  IITA – IBADAN – Nigeria (Dr. B. Maziya – Dixon)

CIAT/CGIAR – Canada (Dr. E. Boy)

2008 2013 Euro 1.0 Million View Details
Processing And Value Addition Of Sunflower Oil Seeds For Enhanced Market Access And Revenue Generation By Farmers. Kenya Agricultural Productivity Project(KAPP)/University of Nairobi, Kenya Industrial Research,KARI/J.K Imungi(PI) 2007 2010 10,000 View Details
Potential Of School Feeding And School Farming Programmes On Nutrition Status Of School Children African Studies Centre, Netherlands/Dick Foeken (African Studies Center, Netherlands),Wjnand Klaver (International African Center), Sam Owuor (Department of Geography, UoN)Dr. Alice M Mwangi(PI) 2007 2008 24,428 View Details
Sustainable Productivity Of The Cassava Value Chain. KAPP/Cyrus Githunguri (KARI), Josiah M. Kinama (UoN), Onjolo S. Omolo (KEBS), John N. Mburu (NCPB),Phyllis Ngunjiri (KIRDI),Silas Ragwa (KARI) Dorcas M. Mkabili (Ministry of Agriculture/Prof. E.G Karuri(PI) 2006 2007 28,571 View Details
Use Of Stable Isotope Techniques IAEA/ Dr. Victor Owino (Great lakes University, Kenya) Dr. Jonathan Wells (Institute of Child Health, London),Prof. E.G. Karuri (University of Nairobi), Dr. Sazanne Filteau (Institute of Child Health, London),Prof. Andrew Tomkins (Institute of Child Health, London),Ms Christine Mwangi (KEMRI/Prof. M.W Okoth(PI) 2006 2007 20,000 View Details
Efficacy Of Function Foods As A Source Of Micronutrients In Primary School Children In Kakamega District -- Land Lakes Funded Project (joshua Ashioya) 2006 View Details
An Evaluation Of A Community Based Growth-monitoring Programme In Matuga Division, Kwale District (ruth Musyoki) 2006 View Details
Food Consumption Patterns In Relation To Iron Deficiency Anaemia In Nyabururu Area, Kisii Central District (edel Orangi). 2006 View Details
A Food Consumption Pattern Study With Emphasis On Legumes In Kisii District, Suneka And Marani Division (louise Masese) 2006 View Details
Garisesecure European Community/ Prof Mbugua 2006 54,223 View Details
Development Of Soya-based High-protein Vitamin A-rich Flour As A Supplement In Porridge Of Young Children Dr. A. Mwangi(PI) 2006 View Details
Evaluation Of Hospital Based Child Growth Monitoring Programme In Machakos District. (musila En, Dr. A. Mwangi (PI) 2006 View Details
Processing For Materials And Environmental Applications IAEA/Christine Mwangi, (KEMRI),Dr. Kiragu (KETRI), Dr. J. Onyatta (Ncst),Dr. Maina (INS), Prof. E.G Karuri(PI) 2004 2007 100,000 View Details
Improving The Quality And Nutritional Status Of Gari Through The Use Of Starter Cultures And Fortification With Soya Beans, Palm Oil And Coconut Milk. EU/Prof. Dr. Willelm Honpzafel (Germany), Prof. Philippe Thornart (Belgium), Ms Tina Aaen (Den Mark, Ms Cristina Pinto (South Africa, Dr. M. Egonn Lety (Benin), Mr. Moses Mengu (Botswana/Prof. S.K Mbugua(PI) 2002 2007 200,000 View Details
Garisecure Project No. 3 Ica4-2001-10133 From 2002-2006. (WAITRO), Denmark; Dr. m. egountety, University of /Benin, Benin; (3) Mrs. Cristina Pinto, BIOCHEMTEK, South Africa: (4) Prof. P. Thonart ULG, Belgium: 95) Prof .W. Holzapfel, BFE Germany and (6) Pr 2002 2006 800 View Details
Enhancing Cassava Utilization In Eastern & Southern Africa B EU 2002 1,028,571 View Details
Rain Water Harvesting For Enhanced Water, Food And Nutritional Security: The Case Of Kitui West Constituency, Kenya

·         Ms. Judy Mwende, SEUCO

·         Ms. Hannah Kamano-Kamau, Kenya Industrial Research and Development Institute

2011 2014 Ksh.8,000,000/= View Details
Banana & Sweat Potato Storage, Processing And Utilization In View Details
Incorporation Of Sorghum And Millet In Kenya Diets View Details
Post-harvest Storage And Processing Of Various Indigenous Fr View Details
Energy Use And Conservation In Food Processing View Details
Safety Of Household Formulated Complementary And Weaning Food View Details
Incidence And Sources Of Emerging Food-borne Microbial Patho View Details
Feasibility Study On Storability And Large Scale Storage And View Details
Removing Constrains On Small Scale Food Processing Enterprise View Details
High Mineral Beans Varieties, Orange-fleshed Sweet Potatoes View Details
Urban Agriculture And Kitchen Gardening In Food Security And View Details
Children Practices And Nutritional Status Of Children View Details
Indictors For Monitoring And Evaluating Food Security Progra View Details
Use Of Isotopes Techniques To Assess Nutritional Interventio View Details
Development Of Acceptable Kabalagala View Details
Phd Thesis Project (on-going): |development Of Acceptable Kabalagala( Ugandan Traditional Cassava Flour Based Pancake Using Sweetpotato Flour) Makerere University/Prof. S. Mbugua (PI) View Details
Advancing Capacity To Support Climate Change Adaptation (accca View Details
Nutritional Status, Knowledge, Attitude And Practices Of Trained Home-based Care PROF. KOGI MAKAU (PI) View Details
The Prevalence And Risk Factors Of Anaemia In Children Aged 6-59 Months View Details
Feeding Practices And Nutritional Status Of Children 6.-36 Months In Muslim PRF. KOGI MAKAU(PI) View Details
Gender In Childhood Care Among Maasai Children Aged 0-5 Years In Narok District, prof.Kogi Makau(PI) View Details
Nutritional Status Of Children Under Five Years Of Age In Bahirdar, Ethiopia: Prof. kogi Makau (PI) View Details
Infections And Malnutrition Associated With Emerging Food Borne Microbial Hazards In Complementary-weaning Foods Formulated At Household Level In Kenya. Mr. Peter Lamuka (PI) View Details
Microbiological Safety Of Export Fish Products From Kenya: DR. LAMUKA PETER OBIMBO(PI) View Details
Development Of Community-based Sustainable Small-scale Traditional Food Crop Processing For Poverty Eradication In Kenya: A Case Study Of Bungoma District. DR. LAMUKA PETER OBIMBO (PI) View Details
Post Harvest Technology For Sweet Potatoes Rockefeller/ J. K. Mungi(PI) View Details

Department of Land Resource Management & Agricultural Technology


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Strengthening Africa’s Strategic Agricultural Capacity For Impact On Development (sasacid): East And Central Africa Regional Agricultural Forum For Training (eca-raft)
  • Dr. Kironchi
  • The African Network for Agriculture,
  • Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE) Secretariat
  • Prof. James Kung’u, School of Environmental Sciences, Kenyatta University
  • Dean, Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi
2013 2014 USD49,218.75 View Details
Strengthening Africa’s Strategic Agricultural Capacity For Impact On Development (sasacid) Managing Risk And Uncertainty In Agriculture

Dr. Kironchi (PI)

The African Network for Agriculture

Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE) Secretariate

ANAFE member institutions in ECA-RAFT

2012 2014 USD100,000.00 View Details
Creating Wealth For Smallholder Farmers In Arid Areas Of Kenya: The Case Of Mukau (melia Volkensii)

KEFRI

WillPower Enterprise Development Limited

Cardino agrosystems

 

 

2008 2013 6,338,270.00 KES View Details
Air Pollution Studies In Nairobi NCST/Dr. E. Kituyi 2007 38,000 View Details
Developing Regional System For Sweet Potato Planting Materia Inter University Council of East Africa (IUCEA) Prof. Geoffrey Kamau (PI) 2005 16,661 View Details
Thermophil INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION FOR SCIENCE(IFS)PAUL SHIUNDU (PI) 1998 2,043 View Details
Increasing Immunity Resilience To Drought In Makueni Distric African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTs) UNEP View Details
Development Of A Treatment Technology For Water With High Fl AQUATECH Co. Nairobi View Details
Allelochemicals In Striga Suppression ICIPE View Details
Ethnomedicinal Plants For East Africa Ethnomedicinal plants for East Africa View Details
Structural Studies Of Biaryl Anthracerol Derivatives Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Wurzburg, Germany/ Prof. A. Yenesew/ Prof. J.O. Midiwo 15,000 View Details
Pesticide Accumulation And Degradation Profiles In Tropical International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) View Details
Metabolic Profiles Of Minerals In Grazing Livestock: Implic Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI) View Details
Pesticides Research And Nutrient Flux Measurements In Coasta Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KEMRI) View Details
Trace Elements As Possible Co-factors In The Transmission An Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) View Details
Ecosystem Health In Kenya KWS / Prof. I. Jumba 2,570 View Details
Anti-oxidant Flavonoids Medical College of Georgia, Augusta View Details
Monitoring Of Industrial Effluents And Efficiency Of Pre-tre Nairobi City Council/ Prof. G.N. Kamau / Mr. C.W. Mirikau 70,000 View Details
Chemical Pollution In Kenya Water Systems. A Case Study On National Council for Science and Technology (NCST) International Foundation for Science (IFS) View Details
Occupational Exposure To Industrial Emissions In Nairobi Princeton University / Dr. E. Kituyi 5,000 View Details
Structure Elucidation Of Nature Products From Kenya Southern Cross University Centre for Phytochemistry Australia / Prof. J.O. Midiwo 10,000 View Details
Establishment Of Trace Element Institute For Unesco UNESCO, France / Prof. S. Wandiga / Dr. F. Oduor 3,000 View Details
Reclamation Of Nairobi River Basin UNEP International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN)/ Prof. S. Wandiga/ Dr. F. Oduor / Dr. D.K. Kariuki 27,000 View Details
Materials Science Research University of Connecticut USA View Details
Natural Products Research In Kenyan Plants University of Potsdam Germany / Prof. A. Yenesew / Prof. J.O. Midiwo 30,000 View Details
Polymer Science Research University of Stellenbosch, Institute of Polymer Science View Details
Use Of Microscale Experiments In Chemical Education University of Witwatersrand, South Africa View Details
The Walter Reed Project On Antimalarial Compounds From Afric US Army Medical Research Unit / Prof. J.O. Midiwo / Prof. A. Yenesew 20,000 View Details
The Role Of Industrial Ecology In Promoting Sustainable Production And Consumption In Developing Countries. View Details
Bioremediation Of Polluted Environments / Detoxification Of Environmental Pollutants. Prof. G. Kamau (PI) View Details
Biofuel Use And Greenhouse Gas Emissions From Biomass Burning In Kenya Max Planck Institute Germany Prof. S. Wandiga (PI), Dr. Kituyi (PI) View Details
Dissipation, Distribution, Metabolism And Uptake Of Pesticides In Tropical Ecosystems Including Sea Water, Sediments, Soils And Fish IAEA View Details
Trace Elements As Possible Co-factors In The Transmission And Progression Of Hiv/aids In Kenya KEMRI / Prof. I. Jumba 28,570 View Details
Scientific Research In Basic Sciences: Use Of Microscale Experiments In Chemical Education University of Witwatersrand, South Africa View Details
Assessment Of Impact And Adaptation To Climate Change START, TWAS, UNEP/GEF View Details
Increasing Community Resilience To Drought In Makueni District ACTS, UNEP View Details
The Analysis Of Chemical Pollution In Kenyan Water Systems NCST, IFSProf. S.O. Wandiga (PI) View Details
Ecosystem Helath In Kenya`s Wildlife Conservation Areas KW, Peoples Trus London View Details
Mineral Metabolic Profiles In Grazing Livestock In Kenya And Implications For Animal Health And Production KARI, Dean`s Committee UoN / Prof. I. Jumba 37,500 View Details
Alternative Energy Sources In Kenya: Case Studies On Coal Ministry of Energy View Details
Termites As A Source Of Atmospheric Pollution View Details
Environmental Science Technologies. Environmental Pollution Monitoring And Risk Assessment Prof. P. M. Shiundu (PI) View Details
New Water Treatment Technologies AQUATIC Co., Nairobi View Details

Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Development Of Integrated Management Methods For Banana Weevil In Central Province

KARI,National Council for Science and Technology

Principal invesitgators: Dr.  Shelminth Waruguru, Prof. J. Kimenju & D. Kilalo

2012 2014 Kshs. 2,000,000.00 View Details
Enhancing Production, Value Addition And Marketing Of Indigenous Vegetables (cowpea, Spider Plant, Nightshades, Amaranth, Pumpkin), French Beans And Mushrooms Among Smallholder Farmers In Kenya

 Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agribusiness Program (KAPAP)

Principal Investigators: Prof. A. W. Mwang’ombe,Dr. M. Hutchinson, Prof. J. Nderitu Mount Kenya University,

 

2011 2014 Kshs 3,866,463.00 View Details
Enhancing Kenya’s Food Security In The Face Of Climate Change Through Improved Potato Productivity

Collaborators: KARI -Tigoni

Principal Investigators:Dr. R. Nyankanga Dr. Charles Lungaho  ,Prof. S. Shibairo

 

2011 2014 Kshs 1,800,000.00 View Details
Occurrence And Evaluation Of Maize Germplasm To Common Rust Disease In Kenya

UoN Deans Committee grant

Principal investigator: Dr. W. Muiru

2011 2014 Kshs. 250,000.00 View Details
Enhancing Cassava Productivity, Value Addition And Market Access For Food And Feed And Nutritional Security: Empowering Women Farmers At The Kenyan Coast

Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI)

Principal Investigators: Prof. A.W. Mwang’ombe, Dr. R. Mwinga, Prof N . Karanja, Prof S.K, Mbugua,,Dr. T. Munga, Prof. F. Olubayo, Dr. K. Ngugi

 

 

2011 2013 Kshs. 10,426,840 View Details
Multipurpose Legumes And Management Strategies For Reinvigorating And Maintaining The Health And Productivity Of Smallholder Mixed Farming Systems.

 Mcknight Foundation

Principal investigators:Dr. J. W. Muthomi, Dr. Ojiem, Prof. J. H. Nderitu, Dr. S. Mwonga

2011 2013 Kshs. 2,000,000.00 View Details
Conserve And Screen Premimium Value Indigenous Plant Biodiversity And Products On Small-holder Farming Systems Of Lake Basin In East Africa

RUFORUM

Principal investigators: Dr. Namutebi (makerere) and Prof. L. S. Akundabweni

 

2011 2013 US$. 30,000 View Details
Mechanisms For Multiplication And Distribution Of Disease Free Planting Material For Improved Passion Fruit Production

National Council for Science and Technology

Principal investigators: Dora C. Kilalo, Dr. M. Hutchinson, Mr. Kori Njuguna, Dr Esther Kimani, Mrs. Lucy Njenga, Mrs. Lydia Njuguna

2011 2013 Ksh. 2,000,000.00 View Details
Enhancing Sorghum Production, Processing And Marketing For Improved Small-holder Incomes And Livelihoods In Kenya

Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agribusiness Project (KAPP)

Principal investigators:Dr. Erick Cheruiyot, Dr. E. Ngugi, Prof. G. Ouma, Mr. M. Kaibui, Dr. J. Mutysia, Dr. J. Mukhwana, Dr. I Agina, Dr. J. Mutunga, Mr. L. Maina

2011 2013 Kshs 1,663,667.00 in year one View Details
Value Added Bean Technologies For Enhancing Food Security, Nutrition, Income And Resilience To Cope With Climate Change And Variability Challenges In Eastern Africa.

Bioresources Innovation Network for Eastern Africa Development (Bio-Innovate).

Principal Investigators: Prof. P. M. Kimani/Mr. D. Karanja

2011 2013 US$ 82,900 in year one View Details
Screening Finger Millet Varieties For Adaptation To Drought Prone Ecological Regions Of Eastern Kenya As A Strategy To Combat Food Insecurity And Climate Change

KARI

2011 2013 US$ 59 930 View Details
Abundance, Genetic Diversity And Nodulation Efficiency Of Cowpea (vigna Unguiculata L.) Rhizobia In South Western Kenya Soils

National Council for Science and Technology

2011 2013 Kshs. 1,200,000.00 View Details
Enhancing Productivity Of Maize – Cowpea Intercropping Systems In Coastal Lowland Kenya Through Drought Resilent Varieties And Improved Water And Nutrient Management

National Council for Science and Technology

2011 2013 Kshs 800,000.00 View Details
Improving Incomes For Smallholder Farmers And Other Value Chain Actors Through Enhanced Productivity, Post Harvest Handling Technologies, Value Addition And Marketing Of Mango And Passion Fruit Products

KARI, Kenyatta University, Kamurugu/RIDA, KEFRI, Kamumo Products, JKUAT, KENFAP

2011 2012 Kshs. 825,000.00 View Details
Contribution Of Cleome Gynandra (cat’s Whiskers) To Food, Nutrition And Income For Rural Populations 2011 2012 Kshs. 250,000.00 View Details
Establishment Of Seed Enterprise Management Institute Project, To Facilitate Capacity Building And Support Quality Seed Production For Increased Food Security And Poverty Alleviation.

University of Nairobi, CIMMYT, AGRA and Iowa State University

2010 2013 US$ 4,508,686 Semis-Africa
Enhancing Productivity Of Drybean In The Face Of Climate Variability Through Drought Resilient Varieties.

KARI, Ministry of Agriculture

2010 2012 US$ 60,000 View Details
Enhancing The Postharvest Shelf Life Of Passion Fruits Grown Under Different Agro-ecological Conditions Through Application Of An Ethylene Inhibitor, 1-methylcyclpropene (1-mcp).

University of Nairobi and JKUAT 

2010 2012 US $ 9,400 View Details
Management Of The African White Rice Stem Borer, Maliarpha Separatella Ragonot (lepidoptera: Pyralidae) In Kenya 2010 2012 Kshs. 1,200,000.00 View Details
Role Of Hormonal Cross Talk And Signaling In The Postharvest Physiology Of Lisianthus Cut Flowers 2010 2012 Kshs. 1,200,000.00 View Details
Building Human And Institutional Capacity For Enhancing The Conservation And Use Of Neglected And Underutilized Species Of Crops In West Africa, And Eastern And Southern Africa

University of Nairobi, RUFORUM, IFS, Bioversity International, African Network for Agriculture, IRDCAM-(Benin), PGRRI (Ghana), University of Malawi

2009 2013 Euro 38,540.60 in year one View Details
Improving Tropical Legume Productivity For Marginal Environments In Sub-saharan Africa

University of Nairobi (CIAT, EAIR (Ethiopia), PABRA, Agric Research Council-Zimbabwe, CIAT-Malawi, Chitedze Agric Research Institute-Malawi

2009 2012 US$92,000 View Details
Strengthening Capacity For Marker Assisted Breeding For Common Bean In Eastern Africa

University of Nairobi, Makerere University

2009 2012 Kshs. 8,925,404.00 View Details
Amaranth Grain Production And Value Addition For Improved Livelihoods In The Lake Victoria Basin (lvb)

University of Nairobi, Makerere University Uganda, VEDCO

2008 2012 US$ 150,000 View Details
Centre Of Phytosanitary Excellence KEPHIS, CAB International, and International Plant Protection Convention (IPPC). 2008 2010 View Details
An Analysis Of The Adaptive Capacity Of Rural Poor To Water Scarcity In Kenya United Nations Institute for Training and Research Prof Mwangombe(PI) 2007 70,000 View Details
Improving Competitiveness Of Snap Beans For Domestic And Export Market Uganda, Tanzania, & Rwanda/ASARECA/Prof. J.H. Nderitu (PI) 2006 2009 538,714 Improving competitiveness of snap beans for domestic and export market
Developing Biotechnologies To Ameliorate Biotic And Abiotic Stresses In Sorghum (total Budget Bioearn(kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia, Tanzania) 2006 1,719 View Details
Agricultural Innovation In Dryland Africa (aida) EU (INCO),CIRAD,UON 2006 352,285 View Details
Capacity Building For Biosafety And Ecological Impact Assesment Of Transgend Plant In East Africa Danish institute/Chairman(PI) 2006 37,800 View Details
Enhanced Utilisation Of Nutrient Rich Beans For Improved Nutrition And Income CIAT/ Prof. P. M. Kimani(PI) 2006 48,908 View Details
Enhanced Competitivenes Of Shap Beans For Domestic & Export Markets Asareca/ Prof John Nderitu(PI) 2006 28,182 View Details
Gray Leaf Spot Disease Of Maize In Kenya Prof. Mwangombe (PI) 2006 65,811 View Details
Proposal And Scientific Writing Workshops RAIN-ASARECA/ Prof. Mwangombe (PI) 2006 View Details
Enhanced Utilization Of Nutrient Rich Beans For Nutrition And Income. CIAT, CIDA, SDC, ACABEN/Chaiman Dept. of Plant Science & Crop Protection (PI) 2005 2008 114,470 View Details
Enhancing Competitiveness Of Beans For Domestic And Export Markets ASARECA/EU/CIAT, CIDA, SDC, ACABEN/Chairman(PI) 2005 2008 110,758 View Details
Participatory On-farm Identification, Dissemination And Maintenance Of Sweet-potato Varieties RUFORUM/CIP,PRPACE,M.W Mburu(PI) 2005 2007 54,000 View Details
Marker Assisted Breeding Of The Stay-green Trait Of Sorghum To Enhance Terminal Drought Tolerance In Eastern Africa- Asareca ASARECA/Dr. L. Ngugi(PI) 2005 2007 45,000 View Details
Fighting Striga; Deploying Genes For Resistance In Sorghum ASARECA (Kenya, Sudan, Eritrea)/Dr. Kahiu Ngugi(PI) 2005 2007 400,000 View Details
A Collaborative Program On Strengthening Environmental And Agricultural Capacities Through Distance Education (seac-de) A Collaborative Program of University of Florida and CIAT in Partnership with University of Nairobi and Makerere University. It is a funded Pilot Project for Africa/Prof. Mwangombe (PI) 2005 2005 12,000 View Details
Likelihood Of Insect Pest Becoming Resistant To Insectcide Protein Rockefeller/Chairman, Dept. of Plant Science & Crop Protection/ Regina Tende(PI) 2005 8,706 View Details
Capacity Building For Faculty Of Agriculture Rockefeller/ Prof Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2005 5,314 View Details
Partipation On Farms Identification Dissemination 7 Maintenance Of Potato Variaties Correrant To Virus Infection regional University forum/Dr Mary Mburu(PI) 2005 49,369 View Details
Intergrated Management Of Cassava Mosaic And Cassava Brown Streak Disease In Coastal Kenya Inter university Council/ Dr. Rose Njeru(PI) 2005 64,102 View Details
Staygreen Sorghum For Drought Resistance ASARECA/Biotech(PI Akundabweni, Ngugi) 2005 12,857 View Details
Marker Breeding Of The Stay-green Trait Of Sorghum To Enhance Terminal Drought Tolerance In Eastern Africa ASARECA/Levi S M Akundabweni & Dr. ECK Ngugi(PI) 2005 150,000 View Details
Gray Leaf Spot Of Maize In Kenya: Occurrence, Distribution, Pathogen Variability And Host Resistance. PROF. MWANGOMBE AGNES W.(PI) 2005 View Details
Arresting The Scourge Of Striga Weed In Sorghum In Africa By Combining The Strengths Of Marker Assisted Breeding With Farmer Participatory Approaches Lead institute-ICRISAT, Partners: KARI, ARC Sudan, MALI , Eritrea Dr. Ariga(PI) 2004 2007 133,000 View Details
Intergrating The Gender Factor In Agriculture Research Asareca/ Elias obudho(PI) 2004 7,945 View Details
The Occurance Of Head Blight Of Wheat In Kenya And The Associated Fungi IFS/ Dr. James muthomi(PI) 2004 10,399 View Details
Sweet Potato Vines Disease In Coastal Kenya UNESCO/ Rose Njeru(PI) 2004 4,337 View Details
Legume Production In Machakos District Africa Institute for capacity development/Chairman,Dept. of Plant Science & Crop protection(PI) 2004 16,359 View Details
Curriculum Development Rockefeller/ Prof Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2003 22,533 View Details
Biofortification Project CIAT/ P. M. Kimani(PI) 2003 103,513 View Details
Phd Project DAAD/Jane Ambuko 2003 9,097 View Details
Phd Project DAAD/Muiru W. maina (PI) 2003 11,279 View Details
Traditional Vegetables Ref 2001 Fs 135 Rockefeller/ Dr. Margaret J. Hutchison(PI) 2002 78,780 View Details
Citrus Tissue Culture Project Rockefeller/ S. D. Obukosia(PI) 2001 2000 40,420 View Details
Extent Of Carrot Infection/ Mycotoxin Contamination In Maize Rockefeller/ Dr. E. Mutulu(PI) 2001 5,569 View Details
Aphid And Disease Management On Seed Potatoes (ref: 2001 Fs 097) Rockefeller/ Prof Florence Olubayo(PI) 2001 26,793 View Details
Bean Disease Rockefeller/ Prof Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2001 48,727 View Details
Angular Leaf Spot In Beans Rockefeller/ isabel Nyokabi Wagara(PI) 2001 14,393 View Details
On Farm Rockefeller/ E. Obudho(PI) & D. Yobera 2001 1,036 View Details
Pegeon Pea Maize Intercropping Systems In Kenya Rockefeller/ Dr. Mary W. Mburu(PI) 2001 54,763 View Details
Uon Ipgri Workshop IPGRI/ Prof akundabweni(PI) 2001 21,532 View Details
African Leafy Vegetable IPGRI/ Prof akundabweni(PI) 2001 4,038 View Details
Phd Project DAAD/Isabel Wagara 2001 3,381 View Details
Intergarted Pest Management Of Snap Beans Rockefeller/ Dr. John H. Nderitu(P.I) 2001 3,160 View Details
Improvement Of Drought Tolerance And Insect Resistance In Kenya Maize Using Biotechnologies KARI, ARC Sudan, MALI , Eritrea/ Dr. Kahiu Ngugi(PI) 2000 2004 157,142 View Details
Growth, Development And Post-harvest Handling Of Several Flower And Traditional Vegetable Crops 2000 View Details
Maize And Sesame Rockefeller/ Prof. Ayieko P. O(PI) 2000 20,341 View Details
Identification Of Sweet Potato Viruses European Community/ Rose Njeru(PI) 2000 84,841 View Details
Collaborative Bean Research Project CIAT/ P. M. Kimani(PI) 2000 86,909 View Details
Omolo Ms Horticultural Program chairman, Dept. of Planct Science & Crop Protection(PI) 2000 25,525 View Details
Adoption Of Crop Production Rockefeller/ Chairman, Plant Science & Crop Protection(PI) and Prestono Chitere 1999 38,136 View Details
Approaches Preventing Micro Neutrient. Thrasher research Fund/ Dr. Solomon(PI) 1999 4,465 View Details
Biometry Curriculum Development In Faculty Of Agriculture Rockefeller/ Parinbanu Kurji(PI) 1998 22,533 View Details
Biometry Curriculum Development/ R.f. Foundation Rockefeller/ Prof. L.S.M. Akundabueni(PI) 1998 4,192 View Details
Surface Soil Loss & Erosion Rockefeller/ Dr. C.K Gachene (PI) 1998 7,591 View Details
Visiting Scientist/multiple Constraint Breeding ECABREN, USAID/Dr.Olubayo(PI) 1998 View Details
Development Of Tissue Culture Protocols For Ornamental Plants DR. HUTCHINSON M JESANG (P.I) 1997 View Details
Post-harvest Physiology Of Ornamental Crops -alstroemeria And Tuberose DR. HUTCHINSON M JESANG(PI) 1996 View Details
The Occurrence Of Head Blight Of Wheat In Kenya And The Associated Fungi. Funded by the International Foundation for Science (IFS)/DR. MUTHOMI JAMES W (P.I) View Details
Breeding And Improvement Of Maize Productivity In Semi-arid Areas. DR. NJOROGE KIARIE(P.I) View Details
Drought Stress And Physiology Of Nitrogen Use Efficiency Of Maize. DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) View Details
Seed Issues In Semi-arid Eastern Kenya; Problems And Solutions. DR. NJOROGE KIARIE(P.I) View Details
Value Addition In Maize E.g Quality Protein Maize. DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) View Details
Research On Mulberry Tree Variety Evaluation And Management For Silk Production Using Commercial Insects In Central Kenya. ICIPE and Ministry of Agriculture/Dr. Kinama J. Mwivandi(P.I) View Details
Agrometeorology And Crop Modeling In Relation To The Management Of Climatic Change In Agricultural Production Systems View Details
Root - Knot Rockefeller/ Prof. J. W. Kemenju(PI) View Details
Prebreeding Solanum Vegetables Germplasm Using The X-ray Energy Dispersive Fluorescence Analysis Atomic Agency/Akundabweni (PI) 8,000 View Details
Mosquito Repellant Plants Prof. Akundabweni(PI)/ IPGRI View Details
Agricultural Gender Integrated Reesearch In Variety Selection ASARECA OBUTHO (PI) View Details
Development Of Post Harvest Technologies In Indigenous And Traditional Vegetables And Fruits. View Details
Carrying Out Research In The General Area Of Horticulture, Crop Production And Crop Physiology. View Details
A Collaborator In Potato Seed Project With Kari, Cip And Prappace Scientists To Develop Post Harvest Technologies Of Seed Potato Tubers. View Details
Screened Tested And Preserved Many Microbial Antagonists Effective Against Important Plant Pathogens. PROF. MUTITU EUNICE W.(P.I) View Details
Common Bean (phaseolus Vulgaris) Fertilizer Response Trials: Dr. Mburu Mary Wambui K (PI) View Details
Pigeonpea (cajanus Cajan) N Contribution In Maize Based Intercrop: Dr. Mburu Mary Wambui K (PI) View Details
Screening Sweetpotato Varieties Against Sweetpotato Virus Disease (spvd). Dr. Mburu Mary Wambui K (PI) View Details

The Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies


Ongoing Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
Integrating Local Communities Into The Management Of Human-wildlife Conflicts

Sponsor:  USAID-HED

Proposal by:

Dr. Moses M. Nyangito - UoN

Dr. Cecilia M. Onyango - UoN

Ms. Judith Mbau - UoN

Dr. Stacy Lynn -CSU

 

2013 2013 View Details
A Multi-stakeholder Study To Enhance The Control Of Livestock Diseases That Limit Production And Access To Markets In Marsabit County, Kenya

Sponsor: USAID - HED

Prof. Peter Gathumbi - UoN

Dr. Isaac Mulei - UoN

Dr. Michael Coughenour - CSU

2013 2013 View Details
Participatory Action Research: Mapping Local Communities In Dryland Ecosystems And Societies

Sponsor:  USAID-HED

Prof. Wambui Kogi-Makau - UoN

Prof. Kathy Galvin - CSU

Prof. Octavian N. Gakuru - UoN

2013 2013 View Details
Stories Lived And Told: Recapturing Generational Exchanges Of Environmental Traditions In Northern Kenya

Sponsor:USAID-HED

Brett Bruyere, PhD, Colorado State University;

Moywaywa Nyangito, PhD, University of Nairobi;

Siva Sundaresan, PhD, Mpala Research Centre and

Denver Zoological Society

2013 2013 View Details
Quantifying Lost Livelihoods By Defining Risk Thresholds Of Productive Assets Among Urban-proximate Pastoral Communities In Southern Kenya

Sponsor: USAID-HED

Proposal By:

Dr. Laban MacOpiyo - UoN

Dr. Oliver V. Wasonga - UoN

Dr. Randall Boone  -CSU

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