Past Research Projects in Faculty of Agriculture


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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
Achieving Impact At Scale Through Nutrition-focused Marketing: Understanding How Expanding Collective Access To Markets For African Indigenous Vegetables (aivs) And Orange-fleshe Kilimo Trust,CIP-UH-AVRDC-FCI-UON/Prof. N. Karanja (PI) 2007 2009 642,857 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
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
Development Of 2006 View Details
Resource Person, Farm Safety & Hygiene Training For Vegafric Ltd. Coleacp Pest Initiative Program Funded By Eu.qsm & Associates, Naivasha, Kenya. 14-21 March. 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
Conservation Tillage And Water Use Efficiency In Maize-cowpea Cropping Systems In Desert Margins Programme/KARI/Dr. Kironchi Geoffrey (PI) 2005 2007 View Details
Pilot Project On Open Distance Learning At Msc Level CUSAID, CIAT, Makerere, and University of Florida/Dr. G. Kironchi 2005 2007 12,000 View Details
Pilot Project On Open Distance Learning At Msc Level CIAT,Makerere and University of Florida/USAID/Dr.G.K Kironchi,Prof. A.W Mwangombe(PI) 2005 2007 12,000 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
Kenya Post-lome Trade (keplotrade) Project Analytical Study No. 2.8 / July 2005. 2005 2005 View Details
Forum Strategic Planing Process FORUM/ Prof. Agnes mwangombe(PI) & Dr. ekaya 2005 10,581 View Details
Germplasm Enhancement And Maintenance (genam) Based On X-ray Fluorescent Spectroscopic Criterion As A Crop Improvement Strategy In The African Leafy Vegetable Species Modeled On Pa International Atomic Energy Agency/Prof. Levi S. M. Akundabweni(PI) 2005 8,000 View Details
Resource Person, Food Safety & Hygiene Training For High Care Products. Coleacp Pest Initiative Program Funded By Eu. Qsm & Associates, Nairobi, Kenya. 9-18 February. 2005 View Details
Resource Person, Haccp In Practice Training.. Rift Valley Bottlers. Qsm & Associates, Nairobi, Kenya. 21-23 Nonember. 2005 View Details
Prevalence And Associated Factors Of Anaemia In Children Aged 6-59 Months In Kakuma Refugee Camp 2005 View Details
The Role Of Drought Tolerant Crops In Enhancing Household Food Security In Kasikeu Division, Makueni 2005 View Details
Utilization Of Traditional Foods In Central, Division, Machakos District (muema M., 2005) 2005 View Details
Research Grant From Deans 2005 View Details
Improving Regional Competitiveness Of Snap Beans For Domestic And International Export Markets. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 2005 419 View Details
Development Of An Integrated Management Of Larger Grain Borer. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 2005 View Details
Development And Implementation Of An Integrated Pest Management (ipm) System For Thrips On Snap Beans (phaseolus Vulgris L.) In Kenya. 2005 View Details
Development Of An Integrated Management Of Potato Aphids And Aphid Transmitted Viruses For Seed Potato Production. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 2005 View Details
Development Of An Integrated Management Of Leaf Hoppers And Maize Streak Disease In Vegetable Maize In Central Irrigated Kenya 2005 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
Arresting The Scourge Of Striga Weed In Sorghum In Africa By Combining Thestrengths Of Marker Assisted Breeding With Farmer Participatory Approaches GTZ/BMZ/BIOEARN, SIDA/Dr.E.K Ngugi(PI) 2004 2006 21,428 View Details
Improvement Of Grain Legume Production In Dry Lands Using Low Input Technologies. Funded By The African Institute For Capacity Development (aicad). Funded by the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD/DR. MUTHOMI JAMES W (P.I) 2004 2005 View Details
2004 Resource Person, Food Safety And Haccp In Practice Training For Four Kenyan Fresh Produce Exporters. Coleacppest Initiative Program Funded By Eu. Qsm & Associates, Nairobi, Ke 2004 View Details
Improving Micronutrient And Nutritional Status Through Gardening And School Feeding Programmes In Urban And Peri-urban Areas Of Nairobi AICAD, AM Mwangi,(PI) 2004 View Details
Evaluation Of Complementary And Therapeutic Flours Marketed In Nairobi (aleke Mpw, 2004). 2004 View Details
Effect Of A Feeding Program On Vitamin A And Nutritional Status Of School Children In A Slum Area Of Nairobi 2004 View Details
Relationship Between Urban Household Food Production And Food Consumption Patterns In The Low-income Households In Nairobi 2004 View Details
Nutrition And Micronutrient Status Of Children Aged 9-59 Months In A Peri-urban Area 2004 View Details
Dietary Practices And The Prevalence Of Anaemia In Kwale District 2004 View Details
Measuring Food Insecurity 2004 View Details
Regional Climate Prediction And Risk Reduction In The Greater Horn Of Africa Department of Range Management, the Drought Monitoring Centre, Nairobi (DMCN),International Research Institute for Climate Prediction (IRI) of Columbia University, NY/Dr. Ngugi Robinson Kinuthia (PI) 2003 2005 185,284 View Details
Development Of Nutrition In Emergency Course For The East African Region With Funding From Fao F.A.O 2003 2004 View Details
Applied Animal Manure On African Leafy Vegetables Grown In Lugare And Keiyo Districts For Agronomic Performance And Nutritional (vitamin And Trace Mineral) Quality The Rockefeller Foundation-FORUM/Margaret Jesang Hutchinson(PI) 2003 60,000 View Details
Forum On Research Husbandry (master Of Science Students Copmletion 2003/fs/063 Rockefeller/ Prof Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2003 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
Range Rehabilitation Through Reseeding: A Case For Improving Success Rates In Pastoral And Agro-pastoral Production Systems (phd Project Supervised): 2002 2005 View Details
The African Leafy Project: Characterization Of The Micronutrient Density In African Germplasm IPGRI/Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 2002 2004 18,000 View Details
Curriculum And Staff Development In The Faculty Of Agriculture, University Of Nairobi, Kenya: Review, Evaluation, And Way Forward . 2002 2003 View Details
Curriculum And Staff Development Rockefeller Foundation/ Prof. Mwangombe 2002 2003 26,614 View Details
Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The Traditionally Fermented Milk Products 2002 2002 View Details
Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The Traditional Fermented Camel Milk Products In North Eastern Province Kenya 2002 2002 View Details
Studies On The Public Health Hazards Associated With Fish In Lake Victoria 2002 2002 View Details
Msc Thesis Project 2002: Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The Traditional Fermented Camel Milk Products In North Eastern Province Of Kenya D.A.A.D. 2002 2002 View Details
Kenya Plant Genetic Resources Training Consortium (kpgrtc): A Stake Holder International Plant Genetic Resources Institute-Su-Saharan Africa(SSA)/Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 2002 10,000 View Details
Effect Of Wildlife / Livestock / Human Interactions On Habitat In The Meru National Park And Bisanadi National Reserve (msc. Project Supervised): 2002 View Details
Forage Diversity And Impact Of Grazing Management System On Rangeland Ecosystems In Mbeere District, Kenya (msc.project Supervised): 2002 View Details
Phd Thesis Project 2001 To 2004 : Molecular Characterization And Probiotic Properties Of Lactic Micro Flora Isolates From Traditional Fermented Milk Products In Kenya D.A.A.D. 2001 2004 View Details
Determination Of Prevalence And Incidence Of Bean Root Rot Disease Complexes And Their Causal Agents In Farmers Rockefeller Foundation/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 2001 2003 74,227 View Details
Management Of Aphids And Virus Diseases Under Farmer-based Seed Potato Production Systems In Kenya RUFORUM/Prof. J.H Nderitu, Dr. F. Olubayo(PI) 2001 2003 73,000 View Details
Land Use And Land Tenure Changes In Kajiado District: Ecological Effects And Role Of Indigenous Knowledge In Biodiversity Conservation. 2001 2003 View Details
Characterization Of Candidatus Liberobactera Species / Strains And Survey Of Citrus Pests RUFORUM/KARI, Biotechnology Centre,Dr.F.M Olubayo, Dr. S.D Obukosia(PI),Prof. W.Kimani, Prof. E.W Mutitu 2001 2003 68,584 View Details
Adoption Resource Management And Poverty Alleviation In Smallholder Maize Production Systems In Kenya Rockefeller Foundation/Mr. Marenya Paswel Phiri (PI) 2001 2002 View Details
Feasibility Study On The Establishment Of Large-scale Cold Storage Facilities For Irish Potatoes In East Africa 2001 2002 14,000 View Details
Analysis Of Hazardous Critical Control Points (ccps) In The Informally Marketed Raw Milk In Kiambu And Nairobi Districts 2001 2001 View Details
Low Cost Preservation Of Kales (brassica Oleracea Var Acephala 2001 2001 View Details
Citrus Tissue Culture Project Rockefeller/ S. D. Obukosia(PI) 2001 2000 40,420 View Details
Feeding Ecology And Nutrition Of Sheep And Grants Gazelle On Kapiti Ranch, Kenya (msc.project Supervised): 2001 View Details
Dryland Farming Manual For Eastern And Southern Africa Content Development Institute of Rural Reconstruction/Dr.Kironchi Geoffrey (PI) 2001 View Details
Management Of Aphids And Virus Diseases Under Farmerbased Potato Production Systems In Kenya 2001 73 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
Resource Use Of Pigeonpea (cajanus Cajan) And Maize (zea Mays) Intercrop In Kenya. Collaborator: Dr. Said N. Silim, ICRISAT. 2000 2003 View Details
Ogecha, J. And Nderitu, J. H. Effect Of Soil Fettility Amelioration And Host Plant Resistance On Damage By Beanflies In Common Beans 2000 2003 View Details
Development Of An Integrated Pest Management (ipm) System For Thrips On Snap Beans (phaseolus Vulgaris L.) In Kenya RUFORUM/KARI,Dr.F. Olubayo, Prof. J.H Nderitu(PI) 2000 2002 62,200 View Details
Isolation And Characterization Of Bioactive Compound(s) From Tephrosia Vogelii And Its Use As A Biorational On Pigeonpea (cajanus Cajan) Pests DR. OLUBAYO FLORENCE M.(P.I) 2000 2002 View Details
Capacity Building In The Regional Climate Prediction And Application For The Greater Horn Of Africa USAID-funded , Department of Range management, the Drought Monitoring Centre, Nairobi (DMCN),International Research Institute for Climate Prediction (IRI) of Columbia University,NY/Dr. Ngugi Robinson Kinuthia (PI) 2000 2002 75,000 View Details
Embu Composite Seed Bulking And Distribution ECAMAW-CIDA/DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) 2000 5,253 View Details
Farm Evaluation Of Strees Tolerant Maize Germplasm Under Different Soil Moisture And Fertility Regimes DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) 2000 3,097 View Details
Use Of Indigenous Vegetables For Alleviation Of Malnutrition In Western Kenya. PROF. IGONSANGWA SHIBAIRO S (PI) 1999 2003 View Details
Developing Post Harvest Technologies For Handling Sweet Potatoes. PROF. IGONSANGWA SHIBAIRO S (PI) 1999 2002 View Details
Collaboration: In The Higher Education Link Programme On Seed Technology. University of Nairobi and the university of Aberdeen, Scotland/DR. OLUBAYO FLORENCE M.(P.I) 1999 2002 View Details
Development Of Post Harvest Technologies To Enable The Increase In Export And Use Of Green Peas Of Pigeon Peas. PROF. IGONSANGWA SHIBAIRO S(PI) 1999 2001 View Details
Influx Of Pastoralists And Agro-pastoralists Into Kilombero Valley, Ulanga District, Tanzania: 1999 View Details
The Nutritive Value Of Zizyphus Spina-christi Leaves To Goats In The Semi-arid Area Of Kalu District, South Wello, Ethiopia 1999 View Details
Development And Improvement Of Early Drought And Low N Tolerant Maize Population Adapted To Mid-attitude Dry Ecology Of Eastern Africa DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) 1999 View Details
Removing Constraints To The Development Of Small Scale Food Processing Enterprises In Sub-saharan Africa Edward G. Karuri 1998 2002 View Details
Mumias Food Project PROF. IGONSANGWA SHIBAIRO S (PI) 1998 2002 View Details
Beans/maize Intercrop Rockefeller Foundation/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1998 2001 60 View Details
Beans/maize Intercrop Rockefeller Foundation/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1998 2001 60 View Details
Bean Breeding For East And Central Africa PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1998 2000 View Details
Ipm Strategies In Intensifying Agriculture For Subsistence Farmers In Central And Western Kenya PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 1998 2000 View Details
Response Of New Maize Varieties To Low Nitrogen CIMMYT/KARI,Kimotho L.M (P.I), and K. Njoroge 1998 1999 View Details
Soter Soil Database Establishment And Management For Nrm3 Swiss Government through the Natural Resources Monitoring, Modeling and Management (NRM3) project/Dr. Koronchi Geoffrey (PI) 1998 1999 View Details
Strengthening M. Sc. Biometry Teaching At The Faculty Of Agriculture At The College Of Agriculture And Veterinary Sciences, University Of Nairobi (by The Establishment Of A Computi The Rockefeller Foundation Science Grant/Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 1998 26,000 View Details
Enhancing Biometry Support For Agriculture Postgraduate Students 1998 View Details
Phd Project DAAD/Karuku Njomo (PI) 1998 2,053 View Details
Asal Pigeonpea EU/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1997 2001 698,785 View Details
Pigeon Pea Research Project . Involved In Carrying Out Pra On The Constraints In The Production Of Pigeon Peas In Semi-arid Regions In Kenya. project funded by E.U/DR. OLUBAYO FLORENCE M.(P.I) 1997 2000 View Details
Research On Fusarium Head Blight Of Wheat:- Mycotoxin Production Of Various Fusarium Species; Mycotoxin Detection, Identification And Quantification By Reverse Phase Hplc; Determin Under sponsorship from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)/DR. MUTHOMI JAMES W (P.I) 1997 2000 View Details
German Academic Exchange Services (daad) Phd Scholarship To Undertake A Sandwich Studies Programme (2 Years In Germany And 1 Year In Kenya). 1997 2000 View Details
Agricultural Economic Association IDRC/ Pro C. Akello(PI) 1997 1,066 View Details
International Training Workshop IDRC/ Dr. E. W. Mutitu(PI) 1997 33,120 View Details
Arid And Semi Arid Lands: Pigeonpea 1996-2001 1996 2001 View Details
Asal Pigeonpea BADC (Belgium)/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1996 2001 333,333 View Details
Pigeonpea Research 1996 2000 View Details
Intercropping Research PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1996 2000 View Details
Potato Breeding PROF. KIMANI PAUL M(PI) 1996 1998 View Details
Impact Of Swamps Drainage In Semiarid Laikipia District Swiss Development Corporation/Dr. Kironchi Geoffrey (PI) 1996 1997 View Details
Seed Dissemination In Beans PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1995 1996 View Details
Integrated Management Of Major Pests Of French Beans (phaseolus Vulgaris L.) In Kenya 1995/1996) PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 1995 1996 View Details
1995 WORLD BANK PROJECT/DR. MUGIVANE FRED INVANI (PI) 1995 1995 View Details
The Role Of Urban Agriculture In Food Security For Low-income Households In Nairobi 1995 View Details
Maizeovarieties Adaptation Trials 1994 1999 View Details
Morphoregulatory Role Of Thidiazuron: Somatic Embryogenesis In Geranium (pelargonium X Hortorum Bailey Cultures. DR. HUTCHINSON M JESANG (P.I) 1994 1996 View Details
Pest And Disease Management At Kibwezi Irrigation Project, Makueni District. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 1994 1995 View Details
Were, H. K. Survey For Potato Leafroll Virus (plrv) Evaluation Of Some Potatoclones For Resistance To The Virus And Comparison Methods 1994 1995 240 View Details
1994-1995 U.n.i.c.e.f/ncb/csd Community Based Research: The Case Of Kibera U.N.I.C.E.F/NCB/CSD/DR.MUGIVANE FRED INVANI (PI) 1994 1995 View Details
Pyrethrum Research PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1994 View Details
Bean Pathology Research PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1993 1995 View Details
Integrated Management Of Major Pests Of French Beans (phaseolus Vulgaris L.) In Kenya. 1993/1995 PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 1993 1995 3,000 View Details
Centro Internacional De Agricultura On-farm Bean Research Tropical (ciat), Cali, Colombia PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1993 1994 View Details
Primary Productivity, Energy Flow And Nitrogen Cycling In A Rangeland Ecosystem: 1993 1993 View Details
Nutritional Status Of Primary School Children In Ndeiya, Kiambu. 1993 View Details
Productivity Of Tropical Grasslands - Measurement, Monitoring, Modelling And The Influence Of Climate Change: 1992 1997 View Details
1992-1994 U.n.i.c.e.f/ncb/csd Child Survival And Development In Baringo. U.N.I.C.E.F/NCB/CSD/DR. MUGIVANE FRED INVANI (PI) 1992 1994 View Details
The Effects Of Fertilizer N, Irrigation And Planting Density On Growth And Yield Of Beans DR. MBURU MARY WAMBUI K (P.I) 1992 1993 View Details
Development Of Tissue Culture Protocols For Tetraploid Alstroemeria Plants DR. HUTCHINSON M JESANG (P.I) 1992 1993 View Details
Ibpgr Sponsored Tour Stages In The Usa Laboratories To Learn Novel Procedures Potentially Useful For Gene/trait Screening In Germplasm. IPGRI/Pro.Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 1992 5,000 View Details
Minimum Tillage Utilisation IDRC/ Prof. Michieka(PI) 1992 46 View Details
To Develop Technologies For Post-harvest Handling Of Vegetables. 1991 2002 View Details
1991-1994 Undp Project Social-economic Impact Of Dry Land Agroforestry In Machakos Kefri Project, Nairobi, Kenya. UNDP PROJECT, KEFRI PROJECT-NAIROBI, KENYA/ DR. MUGIVANE FRED INVANI (PI) 1991 1994 View Details
Bean Pathology Project Rockefeller Foundation/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1991 1993 60 View Details
To Develop Technologies For Post-harvest Handling Of Vegetables. 1991 1992 View Details
Antibiotic Production By Soil Actinomycetes And Use Of Antibiotics To Control Plant Diseases. Msc. Study 1991 1992 View Details
Kenya Country Situation Report: Field Surveys & Food Preparation Of A Situation Report. United Nations University/Institute of Natural Resources in Africa (UNU/INRA)/Levi SM Akundabweni.(PI) 1991 7,000 View Details
Onion Research PROF. KIMANI PAUL M(PI) 1990 1995 View Details
Survey And Control Of Sweet Popato Insect Pests With Special Emphasis On Potato Weevil, Cylas Spp. Collaborative research of KARI and CIP. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 1990 1994 View Details
The Mechanism Of Infection To Coffee, Coffea Arabica, By Colletotrichum Coffeanum Noack. Dean 1990 1992 1,154 View Details
University Of Nairobi Msc. Scholarship. 1990 1992 View Details
Assessment Of Beanfly Incidence, Damage And Losses In Subsistence Farmers Fields In Five Districts Of Kenya. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 1990 1992 3,000 View Details
Capacity Building For Research Agronomy Of The African Clovers For Kenya Highlands. PANESA-ILCA/Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 1990 1,500 View Details
Pilot Studies On The Relationship Between Disease, Insects And Weeds In Intercropping Systems. Commonwealth Sciences/Prof. Mwangombe (PI) 1989 1990 View Details
Collection Of Kenyan Wild Legume Germplasm And Breeding For Possible Introduction Into The Semi Arid (asal) Cultivation Systems. University of Nairobi Deans Committee Grant/Levi S M Akundabweni(PI) 1988 1,286 View Details
Pigeonpea Research (IDRC)PROF. KIMANI PAUL M(PI) 1983 1992 View Details
Growth And Development Of Alstroemeria Cut-flowers-post -harvest Handling Of Alstroemeria Cut- Flowers 1983 1987 View Details
Use Of Hellen Keller Method In 205 View Details
A Comparative Study Of Anaemia And Its Predictors In Children (6 2006 View Details
An In-depth Study On The Food Consumption Patterns And Dietary Practices In Lunga-lunga, Kwale District 2005 View Details
Childcare Practices And Nutritional Status Of Children 0 To 36 Months In Mwea Division, Kirinyaga District (rose 2005 View Details
Infant Feeding Options For Hiv Positive Mothers In Mombasa District: A Consultative Study On The Viability Of 2005 View Details
Evaluation Of Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato 2005 View Details
A Comparative Study Of Home-based And Institutional Therapeutic Diets In Nutrition Rehabilitation Institutions With 2004 View Details
Dietary Management Of Hospitalized Hiv/aids Patients: A Case Study Of Knh (edna Warentho, 2004). 2004 View Details
A Consumption Study Of Foods Rich-in Micronutrients (with Speciall Emphasis On Vitamin A And Iron) In Relation To Rda: A Case Of Muhoroni Area, Nyando District (angela Andago, 2004 2004 View Details
Determinant Factors Of Anaemia Among The Preschool Children And Women Of Child-bearing Age In Garissa District, Kenya (mohamoud H Hersi, 2004). 2004 View Details
Childcare Practices In Relation To Nutritional Status Of Children Aged 6-36 Months In Mwembesongo And Mjimpya Wards, Morogoro, Tanzania (maseta Elina, 2004). 2004 View Details
Production Of An Intervention Food-formulation For Malnourished Children In Marginal Areas Using Locally Grown Raw Materials (angela M Mwaniki, 2003). 2003 View Details
The Effect Of Knowledge Of Mtct Of Hiv On Infant Feeding Practices In Boro Division, Siaya District (susan A Nyerere, 2003). 2003 View Details
Msc. Thesis Project 2002: Studies On The Public Health Hazards Associated With Fish In Lake Victoria S.I.D.A 2002 View Details
Assessment Of The Potential Of Comfrey (symphytum Periginum) As A Source Of Vitmin A For Malnourished Children (8 2002 View Details
Household Storage Practices Of Traditional Cereals And Legumes And Their Effects On Food Security: A Case Study Of Maragua And Gikingo Locations, Tharaka District, Kenya (jacquelin 2002 View Details
Effects Of A Feeding Programme On Child Nutritional Status Among People Displaced By Natural Disasters In Mandera District, Kenya (bernard Ga Owadi, 2002). 2002 View Details
The Effect Of Daily Versus Weekly Iron Supplementation Trial Study In The Control And Prevention Of Iron Deficiency Anaemia In Lactating Women: The Case Of Urban Slum Area In Addis 2002 View Details
Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The J.I.C.A. 2001 View Details
Msc Thesis 2001: Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The Traditionally Fermented Milk Products J.I.C.A. 2001 View Details
Msc Thesis 2001: Analysis Of Hazardous Critical Control Points (ccps) In The Informally Marketed Raw Milk In Kiambu And Nairobi Districts 2001 View Details
Msc Thesis 2001: Low Cost Preservation Of Kales (brassica Oleracea Varacephala) 2001 View Details
Assessment Of Knowledge, Attitude And Practices Of Trained Community Resource Persons: The Case Of The Mbooni Community Based Nutrition Programme (rose K. Nyankuru, 2001). 2001 View Details
Infant Feeding Practices And Breastmilk Alternatives For Infants Born To Hiv-positive Mothers In Homa Bay District (tom J. Oguta, 2001). 2001 View Details
Nutrient And Anti-nutrient Content 2001 View Details
Evaluation Of 2001 View Details
Nutrient And Anti-nutrient 2001 View Details
Study Of Sugar Cane And 1996 View Details
Study Of The Keeping Quality Of Milk In The Kinangop Plateau And Suggestions For Improvement 1976 View Details
Study Of The Keeping Quality Of Milk In The Kinangop Plateau And Suggestions For Improvement 1976 View Details
International Foundation For Science (ifs). A Research Grant To Study The Extent Of Removal Of Cyanide From Cassava During Processing By Traditional Kenyan Methods. View Details
Swiss Development Cooperation (sdc). Research Grant To Study The Postharvest Processing Of Some Varieties Of Cooking Bananas In East Africa. View Details
Linking Functional Agrobiodiversity To Land Use And Nutriceutical-based Cropping As A Poverty And Hidden Hunger Reduction Strategy: A Gender-based Pilot Study On Smallhold Women Fa Kenyatta University,University of Dar Es Salaam,Makerere University,VICRESS/Prof.Levi S M Akundabweni(PI) 50,000 View Details
Kari Research Fund. Research Grant To Study The Effect Of Pre-cooling On The Ripening And Shelf Life Of Some Kenyan Fruits. View Details
Usaid Collaborative Research On Nutribusiness Linkage Between Pennstate University, Tuskegee University And University Of Nairobi To Help Developweaning Food Business For Women View Details
Rockefeller Foundation Forum Grant To Study The Possibility Of Participatory Transfer Of The Post Harvest Technologies Of Sweet Potatoes In Meru Andkirinyaga Districts. View Details
Rockefeller Foundation Forum Grant To Study The Possibility Of Participatory Transfer Of The Post Harvest Technologies Of Sweet Potatoes In Meru And Kirinyaga Districts. View Details
Biological Nitrogen Fixation In Vegetable And Green Manure Legumes In Kenya (Supported by the Legume Research Network Project of KARI)/DR. CHEMININGWA GEORGE N (P.I) View Details
Upland Rice Agronomy Research: New Rice Cultivars For Africa (nerica) Trials. (Supported by JICA)/DR. CHEMININGWA GEORGE N (P.I) View Details
Role Of Gender In Maize Varietal Selection In Machakos District. ECAPAPA funded project/DR. CHEMININGWA GEORGE N (P.I) View Details
Integrated Nutrient Management In Snap Bean Production (ASARECA, Prof. Nderitu/DR. CHEMININGWA GEORGE N (P.I) View Details
Sehmi J.k. And Mngola E.n.; Glycaemic Index Of Kenyan Diets. View Details
Sehmi J.k., Mugambi M. And Mbuthia; Phytic Acid Content Of Waning Food Mixtures For Theprevention Of Rickets In Children. View Details
Removing Constraints For Development Of Small-scale In Sub-saharan Africa Prof. Edward G. Karuri View Details
Feeding Practices Of Children View Details
Food Consumption And Micro-nutrient Availability View Details
Bioefficacy Of B-carotene In Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato In Kenya View Details
Prevalence Of Malnutrition And Its Associated View Details
Solar Energy In Food Industry. View Details
Energy Auditing In Food Factories View Details
Energy Conservation In Food Factories. View Details
Modeling Of Food Processing Systems View Details
Identified The Major Causes Of The Rot Complex Of Pyrethrum Which Is A Big Constraint In Pyrethrum Production And Worked On Effective Management Strategies. PROF. MUTITU EUNICE W.(P.I) View Details
Optimization Of Food Processing Systems View Details
Identified Major Causes Of Ear Rot Of Maize In Central And Eastern Provinces-currently PROF. MUTITU EUNICE W.(P.I) View Details
Industrial Waste Management View Details
Working On The Mycotoxins Produced By The Fungal Pathogens. PROF. MUTITU EUNICE W.(P.I) View Details
Nutritional, Hygienic And Socio-economic Dimensions Of Street Foods In Urban View Details
Improving Micronutrient And Nutritional Status Through Gardening And School Feeding Programmes In Urban And Peri-urban Areas Of Nairobi AICAD View Details
Co - Investigator For African Studies Centre Funded Study On The Potential Of School Farming And Feeding Programmes In Nutritional Status And Performance Of School Children View Details
Regional Climate Prediction And Risk Reduction In The Greater Horn Of Africa View Details
Sorghum And Maize Responses To Fertilizers In Some Kenya Soils Funded by National Council for Science and Technology (NCST/Prof. Keter Joseph Kipkorir A. (PI) View Details
Survey Of Seed Industry In The Semi-arid Region Of Kenya BCIMMYT/EU/Lutta Muhammad(P.I), K. Njoroge and Charles Bett. 4,207 View Details
Effects Of Fertilizers On Maize And Beans In Various Kenya Soils IDRC/Prof. Keter Kipkorir A. (PI) View Details
Phosphate Sorption Characteristics In Soils In A Tea-growing Area In Kenya African Academy of Sciences (AAS)/Prof. Keter Joseph Kipkorir A. View Details
Response Of Field Beans To Phosphorus On An Andosol In Kenya AAS/KETER JOSEPH KIPKORIR A. View Details
Agronomic Response Estimates Of Tea To Various Phosphorus Sources AAS/PROF. KETER JOSEPH KIPKORIR A View Details
Studies On Trace Elements Uptake By Acacia In Western Rift Valley NCST/PROF. KETER JOSEPH KIPKORIR A View Details
Phosphate Absorption By Various Soils In Kenya Fulbright Fellowship/Prof. Keter Joseph Kipkorir A. View Details
Enhancing Biometry In Universities In The Sub-saharan Region View Details
Breeding For Root Rots And Angular Leafspot In Beans PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) View Details
A Gis Analysis Of Soil Moisture Availability And Erodibility In The Upper Ewaso Ngiro Rockefeller Foundation/Natural Resources Monitoring, Modeling andManagement (NRM3) project/R. Kironchi Geoffrey (PI) View Details
Hold Highland Systems New Inclen Project View Details
Poverty And Pace Setter (popse) Sectoral Support For Farm Products To Markets Through Centre for Rural Economic Development Research, Vietnam,Environmental Policy and Society, University of Linkoping Sweden/Prof. N.K.R. Musimba (PI) View Details
Dryland Husbandry For Range Management, University of · Nairobi View Details
Household Economies In Semi Arid Areas In Kenya Germany and Israel Agricultural Research Agreement (GIARA) Project/Prof. Nyariki Dickson M. (PI) View Details
Development And Implementation Of Management Strategies For Sweet Potato Weevil, Cylas Species In Easter Kenya. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 70 View Details
Cultural And Chemical Control Of Weeds In Crops. A National Council For Science And Technology Funded Project PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA (P.I) View Details
Control Of Oxalis Latifolia H.b.k. PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA(P.I)National Council for Science and Technology funded project View Details
Minimum Conservation PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA (P.I) International Development Research Centre (IDRC) funded project View Details
Integrated Pest Management Project PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA (P.I)Commonwealth Secretariat Council funded View Details
Ministry Of Agriculture Taskforce On The Control Of Striga Hermonthica In Maize, Sorghum And Sugarcane PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA (P.I) View Details
Socio- Economist For The Project Funded By Competitive Grant From The Association For Strengthening Agricultural Research In Eastern And Central Africa (asareca) Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA)/Dr. Ritho Cecilia Nyawira(PI) View Details
Socio- Economist For The Project Funded By Che Competitive Grant In Collaboration With Jkuat JKUAT/DR. RITHO CECILIA NYAWIRA (PI) View Details
A Micro Level Analysis Of Agricultural Intensification In Kenya View Details
Study Of Eu Agricultural Goods Exports To Kenya Including Products Where The Eu Maintains Subsidy View Details
Adoption Of Tissue Culture Seedlings In Banana Production (tc Banana) In Central And Western Kenya View Details
Farming Systems And Food Security Prof. Mbatia Oliver OLE (PI) View Details

Department of Agricultural Economics


Past Projects

Project Name Sponsor Start Year End YearAmountProject Link
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
Maize Production/marketing 2011 2012 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


Past 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
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
Microbiological Quality Of Raw Camel Milk Across The Kenyan Market Chain

Dasel Wambua Mulwa Kaindi (Kenya), Esther Schelling (Switzerland), John Wangoh (Kenya), Jasper Kathenya Imungi (Kenya), Zakaria Farah, Leo Meile (Switzerland)

2006 2008 View Details
Risk Factors For Symptoms Of Gastrointestinal Illness In Rural Town Isiolo, Kenya

Kaindi Dasel.W. M., Esther Schelling, Wangoh John, Jasper Imungi, Zacharia Farah, Leo Meile

2006 2008 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
Resource Person, Farm Safety & Hygiene Training For Vegafric Ltd. Coleacp Pest Initiative Program Funded By Eu.qsm & Associates, Naivasha, Kenya. 14-21 March. 2006 View Details
Resource Person, Food Safety & Hygiene Training For High Care Products. Coleacp Pest Initiative Program Funded By Eu. Qsm & Associates, Nairobi, Kenya. 9-18 February. 2005 View Details
Resource Person, Haccp In Practice Training.. Rift Valley Bottlers. Qsm & Associates, Nairobi, Kenya. 21-23 Nonember. 2005 View Details
Prevalence And Associated Factors Of Anaemia In Children Aged 6-59 Months In Kakuma Refugee Camp 2005 View Details
The Role Of Drought Tolerant Crops In Enhancing Household Food Security In Kasikeu Division, Makueni 2005 View Details
Utilization Of Traditional Foods In Central, Division, Machakos District (muema M., 2005) 2005 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
2004 Resource Person, Food Safety And Haccp In Practice Training For Four Kenyan Fresh Produce Exporters. Coleacppest Initiative Program Funded By Eu. Qsm & Associates, Nairobi, Ke 2004 View Details
Improving Micronutrient And Nutritional Status Through Gardening And School Feeding Programmes In Urban And Peri-urban Areas Of Nairobi AICAD, AM Mwangi,(PI) 2004 View Details
Evaluation Of Complementary And Therapeutic Flours Marketed In Nairobi (aleke Mpw, 2004). 2004 View Details
Effect Of A Feeding Program On Vitamin A And Nutritional Status Of School Children In A Slum Area Of Nairobi 2004 View Details
Relationship Between Urban Household Food Production And Food Consumption Patterns In The Low-income Households In Nairobi 2004 View Details
Nutrition And Micronutrient Status Of Children Aged 9-59 Months In A Peri-urban Area 2004 View Details
Dietary Practices And The Prevalence Of Anaemia In Kwale District 2004 View Details
Measuring Food Insecurity 2004 View Details
Development Of Nutrition In Emergency Course For The East African Region With Funding From Fao F.A.O 2003 2004 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
Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The Traditionally Fermented Milk Products 2002 2002 View Details
Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The Traditional Fermented Camel Milk Products In North Eastern Province Kenya 2002 2002 View Details
Studies On The Public Health Hazards Associated With Fish In Lake Victoria 2002 2002 View Details
Msc Thesis Project 2002: Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The Traditional Fermented Camel Milk Products In North Eastern Province Of Kenya D.A.A.D. 2002 2002 View Details
Phd Thesis Project 2001 To 2004 : Molecular Characterization And Probiotic Properties Of Lactic Micro Flora Isolates From Traditional Fermented Milk Products In Kenya D.A.A.D. 2001 2004 View Details
Feasibility Study On The Establishment Of Large-scale Cold Storage Facilities For Irish Potatoes In East Africa 2001 2002 14,000 View Details
Analysis Of Hazardous Critical Control Points (ccps) In The Informally Marketed Raw Milk In Kiambu And Nairobi Districts 2001 2001 View Details
Low Cost Preservation Of Kales (brassica Oleracea Var Acephala 2001 2001 View Details
Removing Constraints To The Development Of Small Scale Food Processing Enterprises In Sub-saharan Africa Edward G. Karuri 1998 2002 View Details
The Role Of Urban Agriculture In Food Security For Low-income Households In Nairobi 1995 View Details
Nutritional Status Of Primary School Children In Ndeiya, Kiambu. 1993 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
Effect Of Slice Thickness And Frying Temperature On Color, Texture And Sensory Properties Of Crisps Made From Four Kenyan Potato Cultivars.

Abong’, G.O., Okoth, M.W., Imungi, J.K. and Kabira, J.N.

2011 View Details
Losses Of Ascorbic Acid During Storage Of Fresh Tubers, Frying, Packaging And Storage Of Potato Crisps From Four Kenyan Potato Cultivars.

Abong’, G.O., Okoth, M.W., Imungi, J.K. and Kabira, J.N

2011 View Details
Flavonoid Content In Ethanolic Extracts Of Selected Raw And Traditionally Processed Indigenous Foods Consumed By Vulnerable Groups Of Kenya: Antioxidant And Type Ii Diabetes-related Functional Properties

Kunyanga CN, Imungi JK, Okoth MW, Biesalski HK, Vadivel V.

2011 View Details
Antioxidant And Antidiabetic Properties Of Condensed Tannins In Acetonic Extract Of Selected Raw And Processed Indigenous Food Ingredients From Kenya

1.     Catherine Nkirote Kunyanga,

2.     Jasper Kathenya Imungi,

3.     Michael Okoth,

4.     Clare Momanyi,

5.     Han Konrad Biesalski,

Vellingiri Vadivel

2011 View Details
Consumption Patterns, Diversity And Characteristics Of Potato Crisps In Nairobi, Kenya

Abong’, G.O., Okoth, M.W., Imungi, J.K. and Kabira, J.N.

2010 View Details
Characteristics Of The Industry, Constraints In Processing, And Marketing Of Potato Crisps In, Kenya

Abong’, G.O., Okoth, M.W., Imungi, J.K. and Kabira, J.N.

2010 View Details
Magnitude Of And Driving Factors For Female Genital Cutting In Schoolgirls In Addis Ababa, Ethiopia: A Cross-sectional Study

Wambui Kogi-Makau,Jemal Haidar, & Thewodros Zewde Shay

2010 View Details
A Comparative Study Of Anaemia And Its Predictors In Children (6 2006 View Details
An In-depth Study On The Food Consumption Patterns And Dietary Practices In Lunga-lunga, Kwale District 2005 View Details
Childcare Practices And Nutritional Status Of Children 0 To 36 Months In Mwea Division, Kirinyaga District (rose 2005 View Details
Infant Feeding Options For Hiv Positive Mothers In Mombasa District: A Consultative Study On The Viability Of 2005 View Details
Use Of Hellen Keller Method In 2005 View Details
Evaluation Of Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato 2005 View Details
A Comparative Study Of Home-based And Institutional Therapeutic Diets In Nutrition Rehabilitation Institutions With 2004 View Details
Dietary Management Of Hospitalized Hiv/aids Patients: A Case Study Of Knh (edna Warentho, 2004). 2004 View Details
A Consumption Study Of Foods Rich-in Micronutrients (with Speciall Emphasis On Vitamin A And Iron) In Relation To Rda: A Case Of Muhoroni Area, Nyando District (angela Andago, 2004 2004 View Details
Determinant Factors Of Anaemia Among The Preschool Children And Women Of Child-bearing Age In Garissa District, Kenya (mohamoud H Hersi, 2004). 2004 View Details
Childcare Practices In Relation To Nutritional Status Of Children Aged 6-36 Months In Mwembesongo And Mjimpya Wards, Morogoro, Tanzania (maseta Elina, 2004). 2004 View Details
Production Of An Intervention Food-formulation For Malnourished Children In Marginal Areas Using Locally Grown Raw Materials (angela M Mwaniki, 2003). 2003 View Details
The Effect Of Knowledge Of Mtct Of Hiv On Infant Feeding Practices In Boro Division, Siaya District (susan A Nyerere, 2003). 2003 View Details
Msc. Thesis Project 2002: Studies On The Public Health Hazards Associated With Fish In Lake Victoria S.I.D.A 2002 View Details
Assessment Of The Potential Of Comfrey (symphytum Periginum) As A Source Of Vitmin A For Malnourished Children (8 2002 View Details
Household Storage Practices Of Traditional Cereals And Legumes And Their Effects On Food Security: A Case Study Of Maragua And Gikingo Locations, Tharaka District, Kenya (jacquelin 2002 View Details
Effects Of A Feeding Programme On Child Nutritional Status Among People Displaced By Natural Disasters In Mandera District, Kenya (bernard Ga Owadi, 2002). 2002 View Details
The Effect Of Daily Versus Weekly Iron Supplementation Trial Study In The Control And Prevention Of Iron Deficiency Anaemia In Lactating Women: The Case Of Urban Slum Area In Addis 2002 View Details
Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora

J.I.C.A.

2001 View Details
Msc Thesis 2001: Studies On The Lactic Micro Flora Involved In The Traditionally Fermented Milk Products J.I.C.A. 2001 View Details
Msc Thesis 2001: Analysis Of Hazardous Critical Control Points (ccps) In The Informally Marketed Raw Milk In Kiambu And Nairobi Districts 2001 View Details
Msc Thesis 2001: Low Cost Preservation Of Kales (brassica Oleracea Varacephala) 2001 View Details
Assessment Of Knowledge, Attitude And Practices Of Trained Community Resource Persons: The Case Of The Mbooni Community Based Nutrition Programme (rose K. Nyankuru, 2001). 2001 View Details
Infant Feeding Practices And Breastmilk Alternatives For Infants Born To Hiv-positive Mothers In Homa Bay District (tom J. Oguta, 2001). 2001 View Details
Nutrient And Anti-nutrient Content 2001 View Details
Evaluation Of 2001 View Details
Nutrient And Anti-nutrient 2001 View Details
Study Of Sugar Cane And 1996 View Details
Study Of The Keeping Quality Of Milk In The Kinangop Plateau And Suggestions For Improvement 1976 View Details
Study Of The Keeping Quality Of Milk In The Kinangop Plateau And Suggestions For Improvement 1976 View Details
International Foundation For Science (ifs). A Research Grant To Study The Extent Of Removal Of Cyanide From Cassava During Processing By Traditional Kenyan Methods. View Details
Swiss Development Cooperation (sdc). Research Grant To Study The Postharvest Processing Of Some Varieties Of Cooking Bananas In East Africa. View Details
Kari Research Fund. Research Grant To Study The Effect Of Pre-cooling On The Ripening And Shelf Life Of Some Kenyan Fruits. View Details
Usaid Collaborative Research On Nutribusiness Linkage Between Pennstate University, Tuskegee University And University Of Nairobi To Help Developweaning Food Business For Women View Details
Rockefeller Foundation Forum Grant To Study The Possibility Of Participatory Transfer Of The Post Harvest Technologies Of Sweet Potatoes In Meru Andkirinyaga Districts. View Details
Rockefeller Foundation Forum Grant To Study The Possibility Of Participatory Transfer Of The Post Harvest Technologies Of Sweet Potatoes In Meru And Kirinyaga Districts. View Details
Sehmi J.k. And Mngola E.n.; Glycaemic Index Of Kenyan Diets. View Details
Sehmi J.k., Mugambi M. And Mbuthia; Phytic Acid Content Of Waning Food Mixtures For Theprevention Of Rickets In Children. View Details
Evaluation Of Selected Kenyan Potato Cultivars For Processing Into Potato Crisps

Abong’, G.O., Okoth, M.W., Imungi, J.K. and Kabira, J.N.

View Details
Removing Constraints For Development Of Small-scale In Sub-saharan Africa Prof. Edward G. Karuri View Details
Feeding Practices Of Children View Details
Food Consumption And Micro-nutrient Availability View Details
Bioefficacy Of B-carotene In Orange Fleshed Sweetpotato In Kenya View Details
Prevalence Of Malnutrition And Its Associated View Details
Solar Energy In Food Industry. View Details
Energy Auditing In Food Factories View Details
Energy Conservation In Food Factories. View Details
Modeling Of Food Processing Systems View Details
Optimization Of Food Processing Systems View Details
Industrial Waste Management View Details
Nutritional, Hygienic And Socio-economic Dimensions Of Street Foods In Urban View Details
Improving Micronutrient And Nutritional Status Through Gardening And School Feeding Programmes In Urban And Peri-urban Areas Of Nairobi AICAD View Details
Co - Investigator For African Studies Centre Funded Study On The Potential Of School Farming And Feeding Programmes In Nutritional Status And Performance Of School Children View Details

Department of Land Resource Management & Agricultural Technology


Past 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
Making The Best Of Climate – Adapting Agriculture To Climate Variability

Kenya Agricultural reserach Institute (KARI)

International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)

Kenya Meteological Department

FOFIFA

Société Malagasy d'Etudes et d'Applications Hydrauliques (SOMEAH)

Ethiopian Institute of Agricultural Research (EIAR)

 

2006 2012 433,240 USD View Details
Increasing Immunity Resilience To Drought In Makueni District African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTs) UNEP View Details
Fuel Combustion And Impacts On Human Health, Climate And Tropospheric Chemistry. Current Work Revolves Around Woodfuel-iap And Climate Impact As Well As Leaded Gasolineimpacts Of L View Details
Sustainable Enterprise Development, Focusing On The Application On Cleaner Production (cp) Techniques, Environmental Management Systems (ems) And Sustainability Reporting. View Details

Department of Plant Science and Crop Protection


Past 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
Passion Fruit Diagnostics And Identification Of Passion Fruit Viruses

University of Nairobi, BecA-Hub ILRI, KEPHIS, KARI

2012 2012 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
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
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
Pilot Project On Open Distance Learning At Msc Level CIAT,Makerere and University of Florida/USAID/Dr.G.K Kironchi,Prof. A.W Mwangombe(PI) 2005 2007 12,000 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
Research Grant From Deans 2005 View Details
Improving Regional Competitiveness Of Snap Beans For Domestic And International Export Markets. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 2005 419 View Details
Development Of An Integrated Management Of Larger Grain Borer. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 2005 View Details
Development And Implementation Of An Integrated Pest Management (ipm) System For Thrips On Snap Beans (phaseolus Vulgris L.) In Kenya. 2005 View Details
Development Of An Integrated Management Of Potato Aphids And Aphid Transmitted Viruses For Seed Potato Production. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 2005 View Details
Development Of An Integrated Management Of Leaf Hoppers And Maize Streak Disease In Vegetable Maize In Central Irrigated Kenya 2005 View Details
Germplasm Enhancement And Maintenance (genam) Based On X-ray Fluorescent Spectroscopic Criterion As A Crop Improvement Strategy In The African Leafy Vegetable Species Modeled On Pa International Atomic Energy Agency/Prof. Levi S. M. Akundabweni(PI) 2005 8,000 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
Arresting The Scourge Of Striga Weed In Sorghum In Africa By Combining Thestrengths Of Marker Assisted Breeding With Farmer Participatory Approaches GTZ/BMZ/BIOEARN, SIDA/Dr.E.K Ngugi(PI) 2004 2006 21,428 View Details
Improvement Of Grain Legume Production In Dry Lands Using Low Input Technologies. Funded By The African Institute For Capacity Development (aicad). Funded by the African Institute for Capacity Development (AICAD/DR. MUTHOMI JAMES W (P.I) 2004 2005 View Details
Forum On Research Husbandry (master Of Science Students Copmletion 2003/fs/063 Rockefeller/ Prof Agnes Mwangombe(PI) 2003 View Details
Applied Animal Manure On African Leafy Vegetables Grown In Lugare And Keiyo Districts For Agronomic Performance And Nutritional (vitamin And Trace Mineral) Quality The Rockefeller Foundation-FORUM/Margaret Jesang Hutchinson(PI) 2003 60,000 View Details
The African Leafy Project: Characterization Of The Micronutrient Density In African Germplasm IPGRI/Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 2002 2004 18,000 View Details
Curriculum And Staff Development Rockefeller Foundation/ Prof. Mwangombe 2002 2003 26,614 View Details
Curriculum And Staff Development In The Faculty Of Agriculture, University Of Nairobi, Kenya: Review, Evaluation, And Way Forward . 2002 2003 View Details
Kenya Plant Genetic Resources Training Consortium (kpgrtc): A Stake Holder International Plant Genetic Resources Institute-Su-Saharan Africa(SSA)/Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 2002 10,000 View Details
Management Of Aphids And Virus Diseases Under Farmer-based Seed Potato Production Systems In Kenya RUFORUM/Prof. J.H Nderitu, Dr. F. Olubayo(PI) 2001 2003 73,000 View Details
Characterization Of Candidatus Liberobactera Species / Strains And Survey Of Citrus Pests RUFORUM/KARI, Biotechnology Centre,Dr.F.M Olubayo, Dr. S.D Obukosia(PI),Prof. W.Kimani, Prof. E.W Mutitu 2001 2003 68,584 View Details
Determination Of Prevalence And Incidence Of Bean Root Rot Disease Complexes And Their Causal Agents In Farmers Rockefeller Foundation/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 2001 2003 74,227 View Details
Citrus Tissue Culture Project Rockefeller/ S. D. Obukosia(PI) 2001 2000 40,420 View Details
Management Of Aphids And Virus Diseases Under Farmerbased Potato Production Systems In Kenya 2001 73 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
Resource Use Of Pigeonpea (cajanus Cajan) And Maize (zea Mays) Intercrop In Kenya. Collaborator: Dr. Said N. Silim, ICRISAT. 2000 2003 View Details
Ogecha, J. And Nderitu, J. H. Effect Of Soil Fettility Amelioration And Host Plant Resistance On Damage By Beanflies In Common Beans 2000 2003 View Details
Development Of An Integrated Pest Management (ipm) System For Thrips On Snap Beans (phaseolus Vulgaris L.) In Kenya RUFORUM/KARI,Dr.F. Olubayo, Prof. J.H Nderitu(PI) 2000 2002 62,200 View Details
Isolation And Characterization Of Bioactive Compound(s) From Tephrosia Vogelii And Its Use As A Biorational On Pigeonpea (cajanus Cajan) Pests DR. OLUBAYO FLORENCE M.(P.I) 2000 2002 View Details
Embu Composite Seed Bulking And Distribution ECAMAW-CIDA/DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) 2000 5,253 View Details
Farm Evaluation Of Strees Tolerant Maize Germplasm Under Different Soil Moisture And Fertility Regimes DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) 2000 3,097 View Details
Use Of Indigenous Vegetables For Alleviation Of Malnutrition In Western Kenya. PROF. IGONSANGWA SHIBAIRO S (PI) 1999 2003 View Details
Collaboration: In The Higher Education Link Programme On Seed Technology. University of Nairobi and the university of Aberdeen, Scotland/DR. OLUBAYO FLORENCE M.(P.I) 1999 2002 View Details
Developing Post Harvest Technologies For Handling Sweet Potatoes. PROF. IGONSANGWA SHIBAIRO S (PI) 1999 2002 View Details
Development Of Post Harvest Technologies To Enable The Increase In Export And Use Of Green Peas Of Pigeon Peas. PROF. IGONSANGWA SHIBAIRO S(PI) 1999 2001 View Details
Development And Improvement Of Early Drought And Low N Tolerant Maize Population Adapted To Mid-attitude Dry Ecology Of Eastern Africa DR. NJOROGE KIARIE (P.I) 1999 View Details
Mumias Food Project PROF. IGONSANGWA SHIBAIRO S (PI) 1998 2002 View Details
Beans/maize Intercrop Rockefeller Foundation/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1998 2001 60 View Details
Beans/maize Intercrop Rockefeller Foundation/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1998 2001 60 View Details
Ipm Strategies In Intensifying Agriculture For Subsistence Farmers In Central And Western Kenya PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 1998 2000 View Details
Bean Breeding For East And Central Africa PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1998 2000 View Details
Response Of New Maize Varieties To Low Nitrogen CIMMYT/KARI,Kimotho L.M (P.I), and K. Njoroge 1998 1999 View Details
Enhancing Biometry Support For Agriculture Postgraduate Students 1998 View Details
Strengthening M. Sc. Biometry Teaching At The Faculty Of Agriculture At The College Of Agriculture And Veterinary Sciences, University Of Nairobi (by The Establishment Of A Computi The Rockefeller Foundation Science Grant/Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 1998 26,000 View Details
Asal Pigeonpea EU/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1997 2001 698,785 View Details
Pigeon Pea Research Project . Involved In Carrying Out Pra On The Constraints In The Production Of Pigeon Peas In Semi-arid Regions In Kenya. project funded by E.U/DR. OLUBAYO FLORENCE M.(P.I) 1997 2000 View Details
Research On Fusarium Head Blight Of Wheat:- Mycotoxin Production Of Various Fusarium Species; Mycotoxin Detection, Identification And Quantification By Reverse Phase Hplc; Determin Under sponsorship from German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)/DR. MUTHOMI JAMES W (P.I) 1997 2000 View Details
German Academic Exchange Services (daad) Phd Scholarship To Undertake A Sandwich Studies Programme (2 Years In Germany And 1 Year In Kenya). 1997 2000 View Details
International Training Workshop IDRC/ Dr. E. W. Mutitu(PI) 1997 33,120 View Details
Asal Pigeonpea BADC (Belgium)/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1996 2001 333,333 View Details
Arid And Semi Arid Lands: Pigeonpea 1996-2001 1996 2001 View Details
Pigeonpea Research 1996 2000 View Details
Intercropping Research PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1996 2000 View Details
Potato Breeding PROF. KIMANI PAUL M(PI) 1996 1998 View Details
Integrated Management Of Major Pests Of French Beans (phaseolus Vulgaris L.) In Kenya 1995/1996) PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 1995 1996 View Details
Seed Dissemination In Beans PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1995 1996 View Details
Maizeovarieties Adaptation Trials 1994 1999 View Details
Morphoregulatory Role Of Thidiazuron: Somatic Embryogenesis In Geranium (pelargonium X Hortorum Bailey Cultures. DR. HUTCHINSON M JESANG (P.I) 1994 1996 View Details
Pest And Disease Management At Kibwezi Irrigation Project, Makueni District. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 1994 1995 View Details
Were, H. K. Survey For Potato Leafroll Virus (plrv) Evaluation Of Some Potatoclones For Resistance To The Virus And Comparison Methods 1994 1995 240 View Details
Pyrethrum Research PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1994 View Details
Integrated Management Of Major Pests Of French Beans (phaseolus Vulgaris L.) In Kenya. 1993/1995 PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 1993 1995 3,000 View Details
Bean Pathology Research PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1993 1995 View Details
Centro Internacional De Agricultura On-farm Bean Research Tropical (ciat), Cali, Colombia PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) 1993 1994 View Details
The Effects Of Fertilizer N, Irrigation And Planting Density On Growth And Yield Of Beans DR. MBURU MARY WAMBUI K (P.I) 1992 1993 View Details
Development Of Tissue Culture Protocols For Tetraploid Alstroemeria Plants DR. HUTCHINSON M JESANG (P.I) 1992 1993 View Details
Minimum Tillage Utilisation IDRC/ Prof. Michieka(PI) 1992 46 View Details
Ibpgr Sponsored Tour Stages In The Usa Laboratories To Learn Novel Procedures Potentially Useful For Gene/trait Screening In Germplasm. IPGRI/Pro.Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 1992 5,000 View Details
To Develop Technologies For Post-harvest Handling Of Vegetables. 1991 2002 View Details
Bean Pathology Project Rockefeller Foundation/Prof. Mwangombe(PI) 1991 1993 60 View Details
Antibiotic Production By Soil Actinomycetes And Use Of Antibiotics To Control Plant Diseases. Msc. Study 1991 1992 View Details
To Develop Technologies For Post-harvest Handling Of Vegetables. 1991 1992 View Details
Kenya Country Situation Report: Field Surveys & Food Preparation Of A Situation Report. United Nations University/Institute of Natural Resources in Africa (UNU/INRA)/Levi SM Akundabweni.(PI) 1991 7,000 View Details
Onion Research PROF. KIMANI PAUL M(PI) 1990 1995 View Details
Survey And Control Of Sweet Popato Insect Pests With Special Emphasis On Potato Weevil, Cylas Spp. Collaborative research of KARI and CIP. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 1990 1994 View Details
University Of Nairobi Msc. Scholarship. 1990 1992 View Details
Assessment Of Beanfly Incidence, Damage And Losses In Subsistence Farmers Fields In Five Districts Of Kenya. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (PI) 1990 1992 3,000 View Details
The Mechanism Of Infection To Coffee, Coffea Arabica, By Colletotrichum Coffeanum Noack. Dean 1990 1992 1,154 View Details
Capacity Building For Research Agronomy Of The African Clovers For Kenya Highlands. PANESA-ILCA/Levi SM Akundabweni(PI) 1990 1,500 View Details
Pilot Studies On The Relationship Between Disease, Insects And Weeds In Intercropping Systems. Commonwealth Sciences/Prof. Mwangombe (PI) 1989 1990 View Details
Collection Of Kenyan Wild Legume Germplasm And Breeding For Possible Introduction Into The Semi Arid (asal) Cultivation Systems. University of Nairobi Deans Committee Grant/Levi S M Akundabweni(PI) 1988 1,286 View Details
Pigeonpea Research (IDRC)PROF. KIMANI PAUL M(PI) 1983 1992 View Details
Growth And Development Of Alstroemeria Cut-flowers-post -harvest Handling Of Alstroemeria Cut- Flowers 1983 1987 View Details
Survey Of Seed Industry In The Semi-arid Region Of Kenya BCIMMYT/EU/Lutta Muhammad(P.I), K. Njoroge and Charles Bett. 4,207 View Details
Enhancing Biometry In Universities In The Sub-saharan Region View Details
Breeding For Root Rots And Angular Leafspot In Beans PROF. KIMANI PAUL M (PI) View Details
Development And Implementation Of Management Strategies For Sweet Potato Weevil, Cylas Species In Easter Kenya. PROF. NDERITU JOHN HURIA (P.I) 70 View Details
Cultural And Chemical Control Of Weeds In Crops. A National Council For Science And Technology Funded Project PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA (P.I) View Details
Control Of Oxalis Latifolia H.b.k. PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA(P.I)National Council for Science and Technology funded project View Details
Minimum Conservation PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA (P.I) International Development Research Centre (IDRC) funded project View Details
Integrated Pest Management Project PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA (P.I)Commonwealth Secretariat Council funded View Details
Ministry Of Agriculture Taskforce On The Control Of Striga Hermonthica In Maize, Sorghum And Sugarcane PROF. MICHIEKA RATEMO WAYA (P.I) View Details
Linking Functional Agrobiodiversity To Land Use And Nutriceutical-based Cropping As A Poverty And Hidden Hunger Reduction Strategy: A Gender-based Pilot Study On Smallhold Women Fa Kenyatta University,University of Dar Es Salaam,Makerere University,VICRESS/Prof.Levi S M Akundabweni(PI) 50,000 View Details
Biological Nitrogen Fixation In Vegetable And Green Manure Legumes In Kenya (Supported by the Legume Research Network Project of KARI)/DR. CHEMININGWA GEORGE N (P.I) View Details
Upland Rice Agronomy Research: New Rice Cultivars For Africa (nerica) Trials. (Supported by JICA)/DR. CHEMININGWA GEORGE N (P.I) View Details
Role Of Gender In Maize Varietal Selection In Machakos District. ECAPAPA funded project/DR. CHEMININGWA GEORGE N (P.I) View Details
Integrated Nutrient Management In Snap Bean Production (ASARECA, Prof. Nderitu/DR. CHEMININGWA GEORGE N (P.I) View Details
Identified The Major Causes Of The Rot Complex Of Pyrethrum Which Is A Big Constraint In Pyrethrum Production And Worked On Effective Management Strategies. PROF. MUTITU EUNICE W.(P.I) View Details
Identified Major Causes Of Ear Rot Of Maize In Central And Eastern Provinces-currently PROF. MUTITU EUNICE W.(P.I) View Details
Working On The Mycotoxins Produced By The Fungal Pathogens. PROF. MUTITU EUNICE W.(P.I) View Details

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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

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