Kefa Osolo Nyende

Kefa Osolo Nyende

Name: Dr. Kefa Osolo Nyende

Contact details:

E-mail: knyende@kibu.ac.ke

Website: kibu.ac.ke

Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1994-
2000
MSc. Animal Production.
University of Nairobi, 1988- 2001BSc. Agriculture
IPC, Barneveld, The Netherlands,
2000-2001
Intl. Diploma Poultry Husbandry

Field of Specialization

  • Poultry Production

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • Kenya Society of Agricultural Professionals (KESAP)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
1993 to
1996
Migori District,
Kenya
District
Agricultural Officer (DAO)
  • District Crops
    Officer
  • Coordinate Crops production and development in the District
  • Responsible for budgets and field demonstrations
  • Compiling monthly, quarterly and annual reports on behalf of the DAO
1996 to
2015
Bukura
Agricultural
College, Kenya
Principal
  • Lecturer, Animal
    Production
  • Farm Manager
  • HOD, Basic and
    applied Sciences
  • Preparation of teaching materials
  • Teaching and assessing students in animal Production courses
  • Preparing farm development plans and budgets

  • Supervising farm workers
  • Development, implementation and review of curriculum
  • Supervision of staff
  • Planning and budgeting for the department
2015 to
date
Kibabii
University, Kenya
Dean, Faculty
of Science
Lecturer (Animal
Science), CoD Agriculture and Veterinary Science
  • Preparation of teaching materials
  • Teaching and assessing students in animal Production courses
  • Custodian of Agriculture and Veterinary Science Curricula
  • Preparing and implementing departmental budgets
  • Chairing Departmental board of examiners

Professional Research Interest

  • Poultry Science
  • Sustainable livestock development

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2012/
2013
PhD student
Researcher
  • Development of the proposal Data collection, analysis and thesis writing
    Quarterly Reporting to NACOSTI
Intensive Urban Poultry Farming and Environmental
Hazards in Western Kenya
700,000

Consultancy

YearPosition in Consultancy TeamResponsibilities/DutiesConsultancy/Project TitleAmount (₤, €, $, KES)
2016Lead consultantTraining on strategic planning
Developing strategic plan
King Jesus Faith Ministries International, KibabiiVoluntary
2012/
2013
Poultry Specialist ConsultantDevelop variables for the baseline survey tools
Train field researchers
Supervise the survey
Analyse data and prepare status report
Baseline Survey on Smallholder Poultry Agribusiness Development Program(SPADE) in Western Kenya,Technoserve Kenya400,000
2011/
2012
Lead consultant for Bukura
Team
Developing Dairy Training Modules Training of trainers (Frontline Extension Workers)
Developing business plans for dairy farmers groups
Dairy Development project of Kenya Agricultural Productivity Project (KAPAP), Butere District800,000
2009-
2011
Lead Poultry project consultant/tech nical advisorTraining poultry special interest groups
Training
APHIA 2 WESTERN and APHIA PLUS300,000
2010Lead consultantTraining on strategic planning
Developing strategic plan
Manyala Secondary School, ButereVoluntary

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Books and Book Chapters

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

  1. Nyende K.O., Shibairo S. I., Jacob W. Wakhungu (2015). Botanical Composition and Selective Feeding by Goats in the Semi-Arid Lands of Central-Eastern Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064.
  2. Nyende K.O., J. W. Wakhungu, J. Obiri. (2015). Environmental Hazards in Peri-Urban Poultry Farming in Western Kenya. Asian Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 2, 2015 ISSN 2313-7797.
  3. Nyende K.O., J. W. Wakhungu, J. Obiri. (2016). Manure Management Risks and Ownership of Peri- Urban Poultry Enterprises in Western Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064. Volume 5 Issue 1, January 2016 www.ijsr.net

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