Component 3 Scholars – PhD (40)

Galwab Armara Macimiliam

Degree being pursued: PhD in Dryland Resource Management at University of Nairobi

Research project title: Impact of climate variability on pastoral resilience livelihood and gender role of communities in Marsabit County, Kenya

Galwab Armara Macimiliam

Status: Ongoing

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Atsiaya Godfrey Obwina

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural Economics at Egerton University

Research Project title: Effects of Agro-meteorological services on adaptation of livelihoods to climate change among smallholder by sorghum farmers in Busia County, Kenya

Atsiaya Godfrey Obwina

Status: Ongoing

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Kamuren Charles Kipteboi

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agriculture Economics at Moi UNiversity

Research Project Title:  Enhancing Smallholder Potato Productivity Through Farm Data Management in Uasin Gishu and Elgeyo Marakwet Counties

Kamuren Charles Kipteboi

Status: Ongoing

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Manzi Kalekye Hilda

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agronomy at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title:  Characterization of Sorghum and Green Gram for Data Estimation and Management Using Remote Sensing and GIS in Machakos and Thara-Nithi Counties, Kenya

Manzi Kalekye Hilda

Status: Ongoing

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Ndung’u Simon Ndogo

Degree being pursued: PhD in Sustainable Agricultural Systems at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Research Project Title:  A Data Driven Model for Sustainable Deployment of Climate Smart Agriculture Practices Among Smallholder Farmers

Ndung’u Simon Ndogo

Status: Ongoing

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Odinga Susan Achieng’

Degree being pursued: PhD in Environmental Science at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

Research Project Title: Investigating levels of bacterial contaminants and greenhouse gases associated with Nile tilapia ponds fertilized with chicken manure in Kakamega, Western Kenya

Odinga Susan Achieng’

Status: Ongoing

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Nyakwara Zilpher Agnes

Degree being pursued: PhD in Environmental Science at Egerton University

Research Project Title: Gender Perspective in Mitigating fall armyworm (Spodopetra frugiperda) Towards Environmental and Food Systems Resilience in Bomet County, Kenya

Nyakwara Zilpher Agnes

Status: Ongoing

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Kenduiwa Anyango Angela

Degree being pursued: PhD in Community Studies and Extension at Egerton University

Research Project Title: Influence of climate smart agriculture practices adaptation on food security, productivity and resilience among smallholder farmers in Laikipia county

Kenduiwa Anyango Angela

Status: Ongoing

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Ounah David Ayah

Degree being pursued: PhD in Public Health at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Research Project Title:  Determinants of Management Practices of Bovine Mastitis and Antibiotic Residues in Milk from Dairy Farms in Moiben and Kapsaret Sub Counties – Uasin Gishu, Kenya

Ounah David Ayah

Status : Ongoing

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Ochieng’ Phillip Okello

Degree being pursued: PhD in Climatology at University of Nairobi

Research project title:   Assessment of Drought Early Warning Systems for Resilient Building in Isiolo County Kenya

Ochieng’ Phillip Okello

Status: Ongoing

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Mathenge Beatrice Mugure

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural Economics at Chuka University

Research Project title: Effects of climate variability on selected agricultural commodity prices in Tharaka Nithi County

Mathenge Beatrice Mugure

Status: Ongoing

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Nancy Ng’ang’a Mwihaki

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural Economics at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title: Response to Climate Change Impacts by Agribusiness MSMEs In Kiambu and Kajiado Counties

Nancy Ng’ang’a Mwihaki

Status: Ongoing

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Nyamai Makau David

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural Economics at South Eastern Kenya University

Research Project Title:  Climate Change Perception, Vulnerability and Adaptation Among Smallholder Farmers in Machakos County, Kenya

Nyamai Makau David

Status: Ongoing

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Kandagor Jonathan Chebor

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural and Rural Innovation Studies at Egerton University

Research Project Title:  Implementing farm knowledge management systems among farmers and county extension agents in Baringo county

Kandagor Jonathan Chebor

Status: Ongoing

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Samuel Mutuma Patrick

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural Economics at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title: Effects of Digital extension services on agricultural productivity among smallholder farmers in Tharaka Nithi County

Samuel Mutuma Patrick

Status: Ongoing

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Kiplangat Willy Kibet

Degree being pursued: PhD in Climate Change and Adaptation at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Climate change influence on small scale agro pastoral community in West Pokot county, Kenya

Kiplangat Willy Kibet

Status: Ongoing

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Simiyu Anne Munyasiri

Degree being pursued: PhD in Climate Change and Adaptation at University of Naiorbi

Research Project Title: Assessment of Green Water in Drylands’ Agriculture Production and Sustainable Livelihoods- Kyawango Catchment, Machakos County, Kenya

Simiyu Anne Munyasiri

Status: Ongoing

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Degree being pursued: PhD in Economics at University of Nairobi

Research project title:  Economic Utilization of Climate Smart Agriculture Open Data on Enhancing Land Reclamation Technologies

Akundabweni Junior Shadeya

Status: Ongoing

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Wanja Daniel Wambua

Degree being pursued: PhD in Applied Microbiology (Bacteriology Option) at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Seasonal Prevalence, Molecular Characterization, Antimicrobial Resistance and Factors Associated With Campylobacter Species in Cattle, Chicken and Water in Kajiado County, Kenya

Wanja Daniel Wambua

Status: Ongoing

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Kabugu James Wanjama

Degree being pursued: PhD in Tropical and Infectious Diseases at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Investigation of the Emergence and Molecular Epidemiology of Rift Valley Fever Due to Rainfall Patterns in Nyandarua County, Kenya

Kabugu James Wanjama

Status: Ongoing

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Wamuyu Samuel Ngunjiri

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural Economics at Egerton University

Research Project Title:  Contribution of Selected Climate Smart Agricultural Technologies, Innovations and Management Practices in Small Holder Potato Farming in Kenya

Wamuyu Samuel Ngunjiri

Status: Ongoing

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Njiru Magdalene Kagendo

Degree being pursued: PhD in Environmental Science (Climate Change and Sustainability) at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title:  Effects of Rainfall Characteristics on Soil Compactivity and Germinative Emergence of Sorghum and Millet in Tharaka Nithi County

Njiru Magdalene Kagendo

Status: Ongoing

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Kimaru Judy Wanjiku

Degree being pursued: PhD in Environmental Governance and Management at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Assessing the Effectiveness of Climate Smart Drought Risk Reduction Strategies in Livestock Sector in Kajiado County.

Kimaru Judy Wanjiku

Status: Ongoing

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Luvai Allois KIoko

Degree being pursued: PhD in Environmental and Biosystems Engineering at University of Nairobi 

Research Project Title: Modelling Soil Erosion for Dam Reservoir Management in Ungauged Catchment: A case study of Maruba Dam Management Catchment , Kenya

Luvai Allois Kioko

Status: Ongoing

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Loletum Joseph Timu

Degree being pursued: PhD in Climate Change and Adaptation at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Impacts of Climate Change on Sustainable Pastoral Livelihood of Pokot Community in West Pokot County, Kenya

Loletum Joseph Timu

Status: Ongoing

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Kiplagat Walter Kiptoo

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural Economics at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title:  Economic Analysis of Milk Quality Certification in Baringo County, Kenya

Kiplagat Walter Kiptoo

Status: Ongoing

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Lucy Muthoni

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Evaluation of Efficiency of Greengram Production and Marketing in Tharaka Nithi

Lucy Muthoni

Status: Ongoing

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Mailu Stephen Kyalo

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agricultural and Applied Economics at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Examining Neighbourhood Effect on the Diffusion of Biogas in Kenya

Mailu Stephen Kyalo

Status: Ongoing

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Wambua Scolastica Mwikali

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agribusiness Management at Kenyatta University

Research Project Title:  Evaluation of Competitiveness of Exotic, Local Indigenous and Improved Indigenous Chicken Enterprises in Major Producing Areas of Kenya

Wambua Scolastica Mwikali

Status: Ongoing

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Florida Maritim

Degree being pursued: PhD in Communication Studies at Moi University

Research Project Title: Communication Challenges and Approaches in Genetic Modification (GM) as a Biotechnology Solution to Crop Production Improvement: A Case of Climate Smart Agriculture in Kenya

Florida Maritim

Status: Ongoing

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Lelenguyah Geoffrey Lenyanyon

Degree being pursued: PhD in Range Management at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title: Analysis of the Nexus Between Climate Variability, Herd Mobility and Livestock Disease Incidence in the Rangelands of Northern Kenya

Lelenguyah Geoffrey Lenyanyon

Status: Ongoing

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Tana Paul Ochieng’

Degree being pursued: PhD in Agriculture and Rural Innovation Studies at Egerton University

Research Project Title: Analyse of farmer participation in cassava production and marketing in Nyando Climate Smart Villages of Kisumu county, Kenya

Tana Paul Ochieng’

Status: Ongoing

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Maurice Oduor Opondo

Degree being pursued: PhD in Development Studies at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Research Project Title: Productive Flood-Based Farming in Kenya: Main Drivers to Low Agricultural Productivity and Diversification in Conventional Flood-Based Farming Systems.

Maurice Oduor Opondo

Status: Ongoing

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Leshamta Tausi Getrude

Degree being pursued: PhD in Environmental Governance and Management at University of Nairobi

Research Project Title:  Threats to Fisheries and Related Policy Framework Under Changing Climate in The Lamu, Coast Kenya

Leshamta Tausi Getrude

Status: Ongoing

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