Collins Otieno Majengo

Name: Collins Otieno Majengo

Tutorial Fellow (Soil Science)

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Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
University of Eldoret, Kenya, 2011 – 2013Master of Science (Soil Science)
Moi University, Kenya, 2006 – 2010Bachelor of Science (Soil Science and Land Use Management)

Field of Specialization

  • Soil Physics
  • Soil Chemistry
  • Soil Genesis and Classification
  • Soil Fertility and Plant Nutrition
  • Soil Biology and Bio-remediation
  • Fertilizer Manufacture and Formulation

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
July 2015 – To dateKibabii University, Bungoma, KenyaCoD – Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
  • Tutorial Fellow (Soil Science)
  • Teaching Soil Science Units to Undergraduate Students
  • Departmental Timetable and Examination Coordinator
Jan. 2015 – April 2015Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology, Bukura, KenyaCentre Coordinator – Bukura Campus
  • Part – Time Lecturer (Soil Chemistry)
  • Teaching Soil Chemistry to Undergraduate Students
Sept. 2014 – Dec. 2014Bukura Agricultural College, Bukura, KenyaHoD – AgronomyPart –Time Lecturer (Soil Science Courses)
  • Teaching Introduction to Soil Science and Soil Fertility & Plant Nutrition to Diploma Students
Nov. 2013 – Aug. 2014International Institute of Tropical Agriculture, Nairobi, KenyaPrincipal InvestigatorField Agronomist (COMPRO 2/PSE PROJECT)
  • Setting up Farmer Managed Trials
  • Data Collection and Analysis
Dec. 2012 – March 2013Technoserve, Kisumu, KenyaM & E OfficerM & E Research Assistant (SPADE PROJECT)
  • Team Leader in charge of Data Collection team
October 2012International Centre for Research in Agroforestry, Nairobi, KenyaTraining OfficerResearch Fellow
  • Laboratory analysis of Soil Samples using Spectral Chemistry
  • Statistical Analysis on Correlation between Soybean yield and Soil Functional Properties
Aug. 2010 – Jan. 2012Moi University, Eldoret, KenyaPrincipal InvestigatorField Technician/MSc Student (COMPRO 1 PROJECT)
  • Setting up Research and Farmer Managed Trials
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Presenting Research Findings at various International Conferences

Professional Research Interest

  • Plant Nutrient Deficiency Diagnosis
  • Integrated Soil Fertility Management
  • Plant Nutrient Cycling

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
2009 – 2011Field Technician/MSc Student
  • Setting up Research and Farmer Managed Trials
  • Data Collection and Analysis
  • Presenting Research Findings at Various International Conferences
Evaluation and Scaling up Rhizobial Strains for Soybean Production (COMPRO 1)$ 228,000


YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters


Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Collins Otieno Majengo, John Robert Okalebo & Wilson Ng’etich (2016). Evaluating the Performance of Promising Commercial Bio-Fertilizers on Soybean Production in Bungoma County, Western Kenya Using One Farm One Replicate Design. International Journal of Engineering and Mathematical Sciences 9(1) 46–55