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Dr. Koech Oscar Kipchirchir is a Kenyan national born on 25th July, 1985. He holds a Ph.D in Drylands Resource Management, MSc degree in Range Management and BSc degree in Range Management all from the University of Nairobi, Kenya.  He is currently a Lecturer at the University of Nairobi, Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology since 2012. He has also worked as researcher in various projects addressing climate change and adaptation in rangelands of Kenya. He has also worked as a consultant for various tasks on environmental conservation, rangeland management and food security and pastoral livelihoods in the horn of Africa. His field of specialization is dry land resource management: Livestock feed resources, livestock nutrition, environmental management and conservation. His interests are in the invasive species (Prosopis juliflora) in pastoral livestock production and climate change adaptation of livestock production systems mainly focusing on reducing methane emissions (CH4) from livestock feeding systems in the drylands. He has also done work on exploitation of native rangeland grasses as livestock feed resources in the drylands for sustainability. He has published a number of scientific papers in peer reviewed journals especially on Irrigated pastures, livestock feed resources, and environment. He can be contacted at: P.O Box 00625-00625, Nairobi, Kenya, cell +254 725 513 044. Email: OR

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