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ABI -ORGANIC AGRICULTURE PAYS A COUTESY CALL TO DEAN, SAED
The Dean, SAED Prof. Bernard Njehia (in tie) with ABI-ORGANIC AGRICULTURE team ; from right , Mr. & Mrs. Ahtur Ammi, Ms. Ann , Ms. Daniella and SAED staff (from left to 3rd left) Dr. Korir, Dr. Samita & Dr. Muui during a courtesy call to Dean, SAED on 23 rd October,2019, during the KUBRIC conference.
SAED’S APPRECIATION CEREMONY FOR PROF. WACEKE WANJOHI (FORMER DEAN'SAED)
SAED’S members of staff presents a gift to SAED’s former Dean Prof. Waceke Wanjohi and her family during an Appreciation Ceremony on 4th October, 2019 in her honor for having served the School as the Dean for eight years (2011-2018)
SAED’S APPRECIATION CEREMONY FOR PROF. WACEKE WANJOHI (FORMER DEAN'SAED)
SAED’s members of staff, former Dean, SAED Prof. Waceke Wanjohi, her family members and friends in a group photo during an appreciation Ceremony on 4th October 2019 held in her honor, having served the School of Agriculture as the Dean for eight years (2011-2018)
DONKEY PROJECT INAUGAURATION CEREMONY AT KITUI CAMPUS ON 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2019.
The Vice Chancellor, Kenyatta University, Prof. Paul Wainaina (center), H.E the Deputy Governor, Kitui County Dr. Gideon Wanthe Nzau (right) and Donkey Project Principal Investigator Dr. Purity Nguhiu goes through Brook East Africa Banner during the project’s inauguration Ceremony at Kitui Campus on 26th September,2019. The Donkey Project is being implemented by Kenyatta University’s SAED in partnership with Brook East Africa.
SAED’S INAUAGURAL DISTINGUISHED AND EXPERT SEMINAR SERIES (DESS)
Permanent Secretary, State Department of Crop Development and Agricultural Research , Prof. Hamadi Boga addressing SAED staff and Postgraduate students during the inaugural Distinguished and Expert Seminar Series (DESS) on 23rd September, 2019 at BSSC. The seminar theme was on “Strategic Agricultural for Kenya’s Development Agenda”.

Dr. Ibrahim Macharia

Position: Senior Lecturer and Chair of the Department 
Department: Agricultural Economics 
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 , 00100 Nairobi
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Area of Specialization

  • Social- economic and environmental impact assessment

Research Interests

  • Social- economic and environmental impact of agricultural technologies, externalities of development project, the impact of climate change and agricultural sustainability

Conference Presentations

  • Macharia Economic Impact Assessment of Training French beans Smallholders on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) through farmer field school. Nairobi/ Kenya Proceeding of fourth Workshop on Sustainable Horticultural Production in the Tropics, Nov 2004.

  • Macharia Ex-ante Economic Impact Assessment of the Introduction of the Diamondback Moth Parasitoid, Diadegma semiclausum, in Kenya. Beijing/ China XV International Plant Protection Congress May, 2004.

  • Macharia External Costs of Pesticide Use in the Vegetable Production in Kenya. Nairobi/ Kenya Proceedings of the Horticulture Seminar on Sustainable Horticultural Production in the Tropics, Dec 2008.

  • Macharia Determinants of Pesticide Handling Practices in Vegetable Production in Kenya. Hamburg/ Germany Tropentag, Oct, 2009.

  • Macharia Potential economic and poverty impact of improved chickpea technologies in Ethiopia Iguaçu/ Brazil International Conference of Agricultural Economists, August, 2012

  • Macharia Planning and Implementing Plans Kenyatta university/Kenya STEP training workshop, March, 2012

  • Macharia Post-Harvest losses in Kenya ICIPE/ Kenya Post-Harvest losses in Africa- Analytical review and synthesis workshop, Feb, 2013

  • Macharia Postharvest losses and postharvest innovations on key horticultural crops - Kenya Machakos/ Kenya AGRA Expert and Stakeholder Workshop on Waste and Spoilage Issues, Challenges Facing Smallholder Farmers and Potential Intervention Points, April, 2013

  • Macharia Planning and Implementing business Plans Ethiopia Transformational Leadership in Agribusiness workshop, December 2013

  • Macharia Cereals consumption patterns in Tanzania Kenyatta university/Kenya “Building a new Generation of Agricultural Scientists” held on December 2014

  • Macharia Post-Harvest losses in Kenya ICIPE/ Kenya Post-Harvest losses in Africa- Analytical review and synthesis workshop, Feb, 2013
  • Macharia Postharvest losses and postharvest innovations on key horticultural crops - Kenya Machakos/ Kenya AGRA Expert and Stakeholder Workshop on Waste and Spoilage Issues, Challenges Facing Smallholder Farmers and Potential Intervention Points, April, 2013
  • Macharia Ethiopia Transformational Leadership in Agribusiness workshop, December 2013
  • Macharia Potential economic and poverty impact of improved chickpea technologies in Ethiopia Iguaçu/ Brazil International Conference of Agricultural Economists, August, 2012
  • Macharia Planning and Implementing Plans Kenyatta university/Kenya STEP training workshop, March, 2012
  • Macharia Determinants of Pesticide Handling Practices in Vegetable Production in Kenya. Hamburg/ Germany Tropentag, Oct, 2009.
  • Macharia External Costs of Pesticide Use in the Vegetable Production in Kenya. Nairobi/ Kenya Proceedings of the Horticulture Seminar on Sustainable Horticultural Production in the Tropics, Dec 2008.
  • Macharia Economic Impact Assessment of Training French beans Smallholders on Integrated Pest Management (IPM) and Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) through farmer field school. Nairobi/ Kenya Proceeding of fourth Workshop on Sustainable Horticultural Production in the Tropics, Nov 2004.

  • Macharia Ex-ante Economic Impact Assessment of the Introduction of the Diamondback Moth Parasitoid, Diadegma semiclausum, in Kenya. Beijing/ China XV International Plant Protection Congress May, 2004.

Publications

  • Muinga, G., Marechera, G., Macharia, I., Mugo, S., Rotich, R., Oniang', R., Karanja, J., Obunyali, C., Oikeh S.O., 2019. Adoption of climate-smart DroughtTEGO® varieties in Kenya. African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development, 19 (4): 15090-15108

  • Marechera, G., Macharia, I., Muinga, G., Mugo, S., Rotich, R., Oniang', R., Karanja, J., Obunyali, C., Oikeh S.O., 2019. Impact of DroughtTEGO® hybrid maize variety on agricultural productivity and poverty alleviation in Kenya. African Journal of Agricultural Research, 14(34) 1833-1844.

  • Marechera, G., Macharia, I., Muinga, G., Mugo, S., Rotich, R., Oniang', R., Karanja, J., Obunyali, C., Oikeh S.O., 2019. Duration analysis of DroughtTEGO® hybrid maize adoption in Kenya. Agricultural Science Research Journal, 9 (5), 47 – 60.

  • Ruth, C., Macharia, I., Alice W. Charles, A. O. M and Zeyaur R. K. 2018 Ex-post economic analysis of push-pull technology in Eastern Uganda Crop Protection 112 (2018) 356–362
  • Luvanda A.M., Macharia I.N., Chikamai B. N and Wambugu S.K 2017 Socio-economic factors influencing collection of gum myrrh and opoponax from the wild in wajir county, Kenya. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 8(5): 17165-17172.

  • Ruth, C., Macharia, I., Alice W. Charles, A. O. M and Zeyaur R. K. 2017 Impact assessment of push-pull pest management on incomes, productivity and poverty among smallholder households in Eastern Uganda Food Security 9 (6): 1359–1372 Sustainability, 15, (4): 887-902

  • Luvanda A.M., Macharia I.N., Chikamai B. N and Wambugu S.K 2017 Socio-economic factors influencing collection of gum myrrh and opoponax from the wild in wajir county, Kenya. International Journal of Recent Scientific Research. 8(5): 17165-17172.

  • Midingoyi G.S-K., Macharia, I., Ong’amo, G., Abonyo, E., Ogola, G., De Groote, H. and LeRu, B.,2016 Assessing the long-term welfare effects of the biological control of cereal stemborer pests in East and Southern Africa: Evidence from Kenya, Mozambique and Zambia. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment, 230, pp.10-23
  • Macharia, I 2015 Pesticides and Health in Vegetable Production in Kenya BioMed Research International Volume 2015 (2015)
  • Ndungu, S., Macharia, I., Kahuthia-Gathu, R. and Githaiga, W.R 2013 Impact of Organic Vegetable Production System in Kiambu and Kajiado Counties of Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering A2, (4). 256-266.
  • Ouma, E., Macharia, I., Birachi, E., Garming, H., Nyagaya, M., Pypers, P., Ochieng, J., Blomme, G., van Asten, P., Vanlauwe, B
  • 2013 Agricultural technology diffusion and adoption in banana and legume based systems of Central Africa.
  • Karani-Gichimu, C., Macharia, I. and Mwangi, M 2013 Assessment of passion fruit orchard management and farmers’ technical efficiency in Central-Eastern and North-Rift Highlands, Kenya Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 5(2): 183-190
  • Karani-Gichimu, C., Macharia, I. and Mwangi, M 2013 Assessment of Input-Output Transformation in Purple Passion Fruit Production in Central-Eastern and North-Rift, Kenya. Current Research Journal of Economic Theory 5(2): 32-37
  • Macharia, I., Mithöfer, D. and Waibel, H 2012 Pesticide handling practices by vegetable farmer in Kenya Environment, Development and Sustainability, 15, (4): 887-902
  • Macharia, I. 2010 Indirect Costs of Pesticide Use in the Vegetable Production in Kenya.
  • Macharia, I., Mithöfer, D. and Waibel, H 2009 Potential Environmental Impacts of Pesticides Use in the Vegetable Sub-sector in Kenya. African Journal of Horticultural Sciences, 2: 138-151.
  • Macharia, I., Mithöfer, D. and Löhr, B 2006 Update of the Ex-ante Socio-economic Impact Assessment of the Biological Control of Plutella xylostella (Diamondback moth) in Kenya.
  • Macharia, I., Löhr, B. and De Groote, H 2005 Assessing the Potential Impact of Biological Control of Plutella xylostella (diamondback moth) in Cabbage Production in Kenya. Crop Protection, 24: 981-989

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