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An Agricultural Scientist and Associate Professor with emphasis in Integrated Crop Pest management, Post harvest pest management and Agricultural Technology transfer. I have wide research experience in crop protection systems as a result of own research and that with graduate students, I am familiar with the major crops and livestock production systems in the country. My field research incorporates Participatory Rural Approaches (PRA) in the transfer and adaptation of Agricultural Technologies for sustainable agricultural production, including training agricultural agents and farmers in pest recognition and Management. I have Knowledge in Project Development, co-ordination, implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation. I have been involved in needs assessment and project planning targeting rural women farmers through their women groups. As a trainer, I have been involved in development of curriculum and training of undergraduate and postgraduate students. I have good interpersonal relations and I have collaborated in several projects and higher education links. I am actively involved in girl child and young women scientist’s mentorship through Kenya Professional Association of Women in Agriculture and Environment (KEPAWAE) and the CGIAR Gender and Diversity AWARD Progamme.

Areas Of Specialization

Crop Protection, legume and horticultural pest management, postharvest pest management and PRA

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