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Research and SAVET

Members of Staff in the school were involved in various research programmes as evidenced by staff participation in conferences and workshops and publications made in referred journals.

Conferences and workshops

During the year, staff in the school attended several conferences and workshops both within the university and away from the university where they made presentations a participated in various trainings. The school also hosted important guest speakers who made presentations to both students and staff. These included Dr. Joyce Malinga from Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organization who made a presentation during the careers week on employments and prospects and career opportunities and Mr. Finlay Campbell from Smart Dairy Ltd who talked about the business potential of the state-of the art dairy farm.


Dr. Alice Chesambu:1. Promotion of finger millet production for enhanced food security and poverty reduction in Cheptais and Sirisia districts of Bungoma County – NACOSTI. 2. Enhancing Response Mechanisms of Smallholder Farmers to Impacts of Climate and Environmental Variability in Laikipia and Narok Counties of Kenya – NACOSTI

Dr. Vitalis Ogemah: On-the-Job Research Capacity Building for Food Security and Environmental Conservation - United Nations University (UNU)

Mr. Michael Mukolwe: RELOAD project on postharvest meat losses in the ASAL areas of Kenya – BMEL. 2. AFLASTOP – USAID


Tarus E., Ogemah V., Ndiema A. C., and Kipngetich B, (20150; Contribution of ICT to Extension service delivery for horticulture farmers in UasinGishu County, Kenya.International Journal of Agriculture and Crop Sciences. ISSSN, 2227-760X, Vol. 8. (5), 759-764, 2015

Mbagay G. M. and Ndiema A. C., (2015), Farming Households’ Vulnerability and Resilience to Climate Change in Nambale Sub-County of Kenya. International Journal of Science, Environment and Technology, ISSN 2278-3687 (O), 2277-663X (P), Vol. 4, No. 6, 2015, 1608-1617

Kariaga, MG.,Kariaga, P. and Ogemah, V. 2015. Education for Sustainable Development: The Case of MasindeMuliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST). In:  Lotz@SisitkaH.,HlengwaA.,Ward, M.,Salami!A.,Ogbuigwe, A.,Pradhan, M.,NeeserM.,&Lauriks, S.(Eds).(2015).MainstreamingEnvironmental Sustainability in African Universities.Stories of Change.Grahamstown: Rhodes University Environmental Learning and Research Centre. ISBN:

Ndiema A. C. (2015), Adoption of Cassava Production Technology in the Central Rift Valley Province, Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research, ISSN: 2319-7064, Vol 8

Wekesa, R., Onguso, J. M., Nyende, B. A., &Wamocho, L. S. (2015). Sugarcane in vitro culture technology: Opportunities for Kenya’s sugar industry. African Journal of Biotechnology , 14(47), 3170-3178.

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