Projects

Project title Name Faculty Partners Collaborators Grant amount Status Location Expected outputs More info
Dissemination of Research Results in Semi-Arid and Arid Ecosystems with a Focus on Sustainable Water Prof. Benedict M Mutua Engineering •Cranfield University- United Kingdom • Czech 270,000 Euros Ended Kenya, Ethiopia, Czech Republic 1. A workshop held at each of the three Ethiopian  VIEW
Multiplication and bulking of newly released bean seed varieties for commercial production, marketin Prof. Paul Kimurto Agriculture •Global Challenge Program •Division of resear USD 20,00+ Ksh 429,400 Ended Egerton University KEPHIS- Lanet •Minister of Agriculture officially gazetted our  VIEW
Transforming African Agricultural Universities to Meaningfully Contribute to Africa’s Growth and D Prof. Nancy Mungai Agriculture The MasterCard Foundation, Regional University For
  • Prof. Patience Mshenga
  • Baraka Agricultural College
  • Farming Systems Kenya
  • Rift Valley Institute of Science and Technology
  • Dairy Training Institute (DTI)-Naivasha
US$ 6,228,304 Ongoing Egerton University and Gulu University • Articulated innovative agricultural education  VIEW
Training of Public Universities and Public Technical Training institutions Teaching Staff at Masters Prof. Japheth Onyando Engineering African Development Bank(AfDB) through Ministry of Ksh 39,564,186.00 Ongoing Egerton University, Kenya •14 Msc Graduates in Agricultural Engineering  VIEW
Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agribusiness (KAPAP) consultancy services Prof. Bebe Bockline Agriculture Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  • Prof. John Gowland Mwangi
  • Dr Stephen Maina Wambogo
Kshs 23,415,150 Ended Egerton 1.An inception report in which consultants detail  VIEW
Reduction of Post Harvest loss and Value Addition in East African Food Value Chains (RELOAD) Prof. Matofari Matofari Agriculture • Dr. Peter Muliro- Egerton University, • Pro 657,493 Euros Ongoing Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Germany • SP3- Target groups are farmers, operators, pro  VIEW
Multipurpose legumes and management strategies for reinvigorating and maintaining the health and pro Prof. Samuel Mwonga Agriculture •Prof. I.M. Tabu-CHS Department, Egerton Univers Kshs 1,032,780 Ended South Nandi District, Nandi County • Enhanced Farmer Entrepreneurship (Enhanced cap  VIEW
Enhancing Production, Value Addition, and Marketing of Indigenous Vegetables (Cow Pea, Nightshades, Prof. Samuel Mwonga Agriculture •Prof. John. H. Nderitu-Mount Kenya University Kshs 22,965,488 Ongoing Kenya •Production of spider plant improved through IPM  VIEW
Enhancing Production, Value Addition, and Marketing of Indigenous Vegetables (Cow Pea, Nightshades, Prof. Richard Mulwa Agriculture • Prof. John. H. Nderitu-Mount Kenya University Kshs 22,965,488 Ongoing Kenya • Production of spider plant improved through IP  VIEW
Antibiotics and Anti-Quorum Sensing Compounds from African Fungal Endophytes Inhabiting medicinal Pl Prof. Josephat Matasyoh Science • Prof. Marc Stadler- Helmhotz Center for Resear Euro 338,370 Ongoing Egerton, Braunschweig (Germany), Berlin(Germany), •To come up with lead compounds for anti-biotic  VIEW
Crops for Healthy Diets: Linking Agriculture and Nutrition (HealthyLAND) Dr. Elizabeth Kamau Health Sciences Prof. Dr. Ernst-August Nuppenau- Center for Intern Euro 163,940 Ongoing Germany, Kenya 00  VIEW
Influence of Mobile Money on Control of Productive Resources Among Women Micro-Entrepreneurs Partici Dr. Milcah Mutuku 000 •Mr Castro Ngumbu •Egerton University •Depar US$ 4,789,695 Ongoing Nakuru, Kenya •A two day workshop to share the results of the  VIEW
“SASHA: Sweet Potato Action for Security and Health in AFRICA” Prof. Symon M. Mahungu Agriculture The International Potato Center (CIP) Av. La Molin US$ 30,542 Ongoing 1.Protocols developed and validated for quantific  VIEW
Deploying interactive online networking platform for improving quality and relevance of African Univ Prof. Bebe Bockline Agriculture European union
  • Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture
  • Makerere University, Uganda
  • Regional Universities Forum for Capacity Building in Agriculture (RUFORUM),Uganda
  • AGRINATURA, Czech Republic
591,721.77 Euros Ended Kenya, Uganda, Czech Republic 1.An interactive online technology platform for su  VIEW
Establishment of a feed resources database for East and Central African Countries Dr. P.K Migwi Dr. P.K Migwi Agriculture The Association for Strengthening Agricultural Res
  • Dr. L. M. M
  • Prof. L.
  • 3.Prof. Gac
  • 4.Dr. F. Lu
  • 5.Dr. J. Ka
US $ 165,978.00 Ended Kenya, Tanzania •Inception meeting held •Partner institution  VIEW
Scientist Networked for Outcomes From Water and Sanitation (SNOWS) Mr. Edward Muchiri Engineering Wellcome Trust
  • Prof. Mrs E
  • Prof. Sandy
  • Prof. Samir
  • Prof. Ander
  • Prof. Paul
  • Prof. Paul
  • Dr. Edgar M
  • Prof. Natas
Euro 740,354 Ended Ghana, South Africa, Uganda, UK, Denmark and Sudan •To build African capacity for interdisciplinary  VIEW
An Earth Observation and Integrated Assessment Approach to the Governance of Lake Naivasha Research Prof. Japheth Onyando Engineering WOTRO Science for Global Development
  • Prof Nzula Kitaka
  • Prof Jude Mathoko
  • Prof. George
  • University
Euro 685,630 Ended Lake Naivasha, Kenya •Development of a cost effective, participatory,  VIEW
Establishing Capacity and Facilities At Egerton University In The Context of a Joint Delivery On I Prof. Nzula Kitaka Science UNESCO-IHE and Austrian Development Agency (ADA)
  • BOKU University
Euro 1,020,934.72 Ongoing Kenya and Austria • For modules successfully transferred and imple  VIEW
Effectiveness of a Baby Friendly Based Mothers Support Group And A Cell Phone Based Peer Support Pro Dr. Elizabeth Kamau Health Sciences Global alliance On Infant Feeding GAIN-(UoT) Gove
  • Mr. Samuel
  • Univ. of To
  • Emory Unive
xxx Ended Kenya •General Objective •The general objective o  VIEW
Enhancing pigeon pea production and seed systems in 4 semi-arid areas of Eastern and South Africa Prof. Paul Kimurto Agriculture Global Challenge Program
  • ICRISAT , ICRISAT
  • ICRISAT , ICRISAT , I
USD 212,300 Ended Kenya •Rainshelter constructed •Weighing balance b  VIEW
Training of Masters and PhD in Agricultural Engineering Prof. Japheth Onyando Engineering
  • ITC/University of Twente, The Netherlands
Appox KShs 39,564,186.00 Ongoing Departmet of Agricultural Engineeering / Faculty o •Training of 14 MScs and 8 PhDs in Agricultural  VIEW
The African Fellowship Climate Change Programme (POST DOC, FELLOWSHIP) Prof. Nakhone Wati Agriculture Institute of Resource management
  • Dr. Emmanue
  • Dr. Fred De
US$33992 Ended Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania •Farmers perceptions on climate variability and  VIEW
Botanical Pesticides for Bio-Control of Spider Mites and Anthracnose in French Beans. Prof. Joshua O. Ogendo Agriculture RUFORUM
  • Prof. Joshua Ogweno
  • Dr. Jane G. Nyaanga
USD 59,996 Ended Kenya •Improved management of spider mites I French be  VIEW
East African Network of learning of Administrators. Mr. Antony Ndukanio xx The University of Kassel, Germany DAAD- German Aca
  • xxx
Kshs 2,172,257.00 Ended Kenya, Germany, Tanzania, Uganda xxx  VIEW
Breeding success, Phenology and Population Dynamics of Endangered Forest Spiny reed frog (Afrixalus Mr. Alfayo Koskei FERD IFS(International Foundation for Sciences)
  • Dr. Bernard
USD 10, 870 Ongoing Shimba Hills, Kenya • The output will culminate in production of pee  VIEW
HOPE for Sorghum and Millets: Harnessing opportunities for Productivity Enhancement (HOPE) of Sorghu Prof. Paul Kimurto Agriculture ICRISAT Bill and Melinda Gates
  • XX
USD 26,895 Ended Kenya XXX  VIEW
Impacting on productivity and livelihoods of smallholder households through sustainable intensificat Prof. Richard Mulwa Agriculture CIMMYT
  • Prof. Joshua Ogendo
  • Prof. George Owuor
  • Prof. Samuel Mwonga
AU$ 78,460 Ongoing xxx 1. Intoduction of new striga tolerant varieties of  VIEW
Use of mycorrhizae to enhance reforestation of Mau Water catchment in Kenya Prof. Kariuki S. K. Science The Mushroom Initiative Limited, Hongkong
  • Prof. Isabel Wagara
USD $ 23,856 Ended Mau water catchment, Nakuru 1. Common mycorrhizal fungi associated with target  VIEW
Outdoor Organic cultivation of Kenyan Indigenous Mushrooms for Improved Food Security Prof. Wagara Isabel Science Mushroom Initiative Limited, Hong Kong
  • Prof Samuel T. Kariuki
Ksh 8,357,774 Ongoing Egerton University, Nakuru, Nyandarua, Nyeri, Embu i.Two indigenous edible oyster mushrooms domestica  VIEW
Assessing and supporting Dairy Inputs and Advisory service Systems (ADIAS) Prof. Bebe Bockline Agriculture Wageningen University - The Netherlands; Egerton U
  • Knowledge, Innovation and Technology Group of Wageningen University (KTI) - The Netherlands
  • African Centre for Technology Studies (ACTS) – Kenya
  • Stichting DLO, Wageningen UR Livestock Research (WLR) - The Netherlands
  • New Kenya Creameries Cooperative (nKCC) – Kenya
  • Alema-Koudijs Feed (AKF) – Ethiopia
249, 865 Euros Ongoing Kenyan Highlands • Input & advisory service configurations approp  VIEW
Innovations for Sustainable and Profitable Intensification of Smallholder Dairy in Kenya (ISPID) Prof. Bebe Bockline Agriculture WOTRO, Netherlands, Food & Business Applied Resea
  • Godfrey Nyangori, Mtakatifu Clara, Kenya
  • Jan vander Lee, Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen UR, Netherlands
  • Bockline Omedo Bebe, Egerton University, Kenya
EURO 254, 725.00 Ongoing Nakuru, Nandi and Nyandarua Counties, Kenya • To assess extent of present application of and  VIEW
INORMUS Mark Ben Lumbasi Lutomia Health Sciences McMaster University
  • Canadian institutes of Health Research, Mc Master Surgical Associates, National Health and Medical Research council of Australia, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation
canadian controlled Ongoing Multicenter international study. Locally at Nakuru List of 30 day major complications of fractures o  VIEW
Dr. Halkano Abdi Wario Arts and Social Sciences
  • 1
  • 2
xx Ongoing xx xx  VIEW
Soil fertility and soil health: Critical factors in improving livelihoods and productivity in small- Kibet Ngetich FASS Egerton University, KARI Njoro, University of Nair
  • Prof Rhoda Birech
  • Dr Malinga
  • Prof Freyer
xxx Ongoing xx xxx  VIEW
Agrobiodiversity and dietary diversity for improved Nutritional status of Mother infant dyads in Ron Dr. Maureen Cheserek Health Sciences International Food Policy Research Institute
  • Dr. Celine Termote, Bioversity International, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Jackline Wanjala, Ministry of Agriculture, Nakuru County, Kenya
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Nakuru County, Kenya
  • Ministry of Health, Nakuru County, Kenya
108, 806.00 USD Ended Rongai sub-county of Nakuru county, Kampi ya moto, xx  VIEW
Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture and Agribusiness Manangement George Owuor Agriculture BeCA ILRI, KALRO, University of Rwanda, University
  • Prof. Samuel Mwonga
  • Prof.Josephine Ouma
  • Dr. Mary Omwamba
  • Dr. Anthony Kingori
$6,000,000.00 Ongoing Egerton University Expected outputs include increased capacity to con  VIEW
Status of Community Policing: Impact on Incidences of Criminal Activities, Mechanisms, Challenges an mark okere Education & Community Karatina University, Garissa University
  • Prof. Joshia Osamba, Karatina University Kenya, Prof. Julius Huho Garissa University Kenya
KES 12,513,500 Ongoing Kisumu, Mombasa, nairobi 1. A document of frequenciesof incidences of crimi  VIEW
Real-time Environmental Monitoring Using Innovative Wireless Sensor Technology: Using Lake Nakuru as JULIUS KIPKEMBOI Science Egerton University, Kenya Wildlife Service, Moi Un
  • Prof. Julius Kipkemboi-Egerton University
  • Dr. Ronald K. Rop- Egerton University
  • Mr. Benjamin Odiyo- Egerton University
  • Mr. Alex Mugambi- Egerton University
  • Mrs Alice Bett- KWS
  • Dr . Fred Omengo- KWS
  • Prof. Samuel Rotich- Moi University
  • Ms. Joan Masai- KENET
17,430,000.00 Ongoing Lake Nakuru 1. Wireless Sensor networks using low cost hardwar  VIEW
xx Abdul K. Faraj Agriculture xx
  • xx
xx Ongoing x xxx  VIEW
Enhancing public health awareness on food safety risks associated with livestock feeding practices i Prof. Charles Muleke Inyagwa VETERINARY Prof. Charles Muleke Inyagwa - Egerton University
  • Dr. Raymond Mdachi -Kenya Agricultural Livestock Research Organization
  • Dr. Wekesa Sabesia -Central Veterinary Investigation Laboratory, CVIL- Kabete
Ksh. 12,000,000/ Ongoing kisumu Enhanced public health awareness on food safety ri  VIEW
xx Elizabeth Kamau Health Sciences xx
  • xx
xx Ongoing xxx xx  VIEW
Center for Integrated Water abd Basin Management (CIWAB) Prof. Japheth Onyando Engineering ITC/University of Twente
  • Water Resources Authority
*** Ongoing FET publications, trainings on water security and ecos  VIEW
Effects of soil moisture regimes, planting density and intercropping on growth, yield components and Louis Hortensius Mwamlima Faculty of Agriculture Prof. J.P. Ouma and Prof. K.E. Cheruiyot
  • Department of Agricultural Research Services, Malawi
USD 34,000.00 Ongoing Egerton University in Njoro, Busia and Siaya count soil moisture stress tolerant soybean genotypes id  VIEW
“Isolation of Secondary Metabolites from Teclea nobilis and Rapanea melanophloes active against Sc Prof. Kibor Alfred R&E XXX
  • 1. Prof. Josphat Matasyoh,
  • Martin Njogu Kimani MSC student Chemistry
KES. 400,000 Ended Egerton University Chemistry Department 1. Use of natural products from Rapanea melanophlo  VIEW
LAKE VICTORIA BASIN PROJECT ON TRANS-BOUNDARY WATER FOR BIODIVERSITY IN MARA RIVER Prof. Kibor Alfred R&E XXX
  • Robinson Mwenda Njuki MSc NARE student
  • Jacinta Gachumbi Mwangi MSc NARE student
  • Dolphine Isinta MSc Geography student
US Dollars 20,000 Ended Mara River Basin Bomet County 1, Masters thesis 2. knowledge transfer  VIEW
Nakuru Irrigation Acceleratin Platform (N-IAP) Prof. Antony Kibe Agriculture SNV Kenya
  • Nakuru County Government - Ministry of Agriculture
  • National Government - Ministry of Irrigation, through County Irrigation Office
  • Nakuru Small Holder Farmers Association
  • Financial & Insurance Institutions - Equity Bank, ECLOF micro finance, KUSCCO, Acre Africa, Jubilee Insurance
  • Market off takers - Frigoken, Twiga Foods, Njoro Canners, KDF factory
  • Irigation Tech. Providers - Future pump, Sun culture, Kickstart, G. North & Sons, Agri irrigation & boreholes, Eunidrip
  • Input Providers - Snygenta Foundation, Lachlan, Bayer Crop Science, Coopers K,
KES 1,996,500 Ongoing Nakuru County, 11 irrigation clusters Goal: To Increase Agricultural Water Productivity  VIEW
Enhancing Access to High Quality Seed Potato for Improved Productivity and Income of Smallholder Far Prof. Antony Kibe Agriculture National Potato Council of Kenya-NPCK; Agricultura
  • Dr Agnes Nkurumwa
  • Dr Milcah Mutuku
  • Dr Mariam Mwangi
  • Virginia Nyamu
  • Wachira Kaguongo
  • Judith Natabona
  • Maureen Munjua
  • Karangathi Njoroge
USD 200,096 Ongoing Nakuru County Increased yield per acre, potato quality (average  VIEW
Education and Training for Sustainable Agriculture and Nutrition in East Africa (EaTSANE) Lydiah Maruti Waswa Health Sciences Egerton University, Kenya; University of Hohenheim
  • Dr. Thomas Hilger
  • Dr. Irmgard Jordan
  • Prof. Johnny Mugisha
  • Dr. Remco Mur
  • Prof. Samuel Mwonga
KES 8,000,000.00 Ongoing Teso South Sub-County, Busia County, Kenya Learning modules on sustainable farming practices  VIEW
Mitigating the Adverse Health Effects of Aflatoxins by Reducing Human Consumption: A Value Chain app Meshack Obonyo science Prof James Tuitoek, Dr Faith Toroitich, Prof Gudu
  • Dr Evans Ouma Rongo University
  • Dr Huxley Mae Makonde, Technical Univesity of Mombasa
Ksh: 9,123,000 Ongoing Rift Valley, Mombasa, Western Kenya A) Biological control candidates (B) Formulation o  VIEW
Project title Name Faculty Partners Collaborators Grant amount Project Status Project Location Expected outputs More info