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Dr. Joyce Maina is a senior lecturer at the Department of Animal Production, College of Agriculture &Veterinary Sciences in the University of Nairobi. She holds a Doctor of Philosophy in Animal Nutrition from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. As a lecturer she has had several responsibilities among them Training and providing mentorship to students in the Faculties of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, Supervision of Graduate and Undergraduate Students and other Faculty and Departmental duties and Effectively represented the Department of Animal Production in the Faculty of Agriculture and Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Timetabling Committees (2002 – 2009), Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Projects and Attachment Committee (2001 – 2009), and recently appointed to the Faculty of Agriculture Curriculum Committee. Prior to this she has served in several capacities key among them being: Head of Poultry Section in the Ministry of Livestock Development (Kenya), Lecturer in Animal Health and Industry Training Institute (AHITI Kabete) and Agricultural Extension Co-coordinator: Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development- Nyandarua district. She has several publications in refereed jonals and conferences. She is also involved in supervision of several MSc and PhD students. Apart from being an academician Dr. Maina is also involved in several community service activities.


Areas of Specialization

Fish nutrition

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