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2019 Agriculture Week
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2019 Agriculture Week
Penergetic Company during a visit to the school
The Dean Prof Bernard Njehia, Dr. Nicholas Korir and MSc student Kibet with a team from Penergetic Company during a visit to the school. Penergetic is a manufacturer of plant and animal growth boosters and their products are marketed worldwide. SAED is drafting an MoU with Penergetic to help the company penetrate and increase its presence in Kenya's agricultural sector. The company has committed herself to walk with SAED in the development of dryland agriculture at our Kitui Campus. The company will also support MSc students to conduct research in dryland agriculture
KU-OSHO Chemicals collaboration project exhibition during the RUFORUM conference 2018. Six SAED students conducting research under the project also presented posters under the leadership of the projects Principal Investigator,Prof. Waceke Wanjohi (Fourth from Left).
SAED’s Ph.D graduate during the 44 th K.U Graduation
Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, Prof. Collette A. Suda , Chancellor of Kenyatta University (KU) Dr. Benson Wairegi and the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina congratulates one of the SAED’s Ph.D graduands during the 44 th K.U graduation ceremony on 3 rd , August, 2018
Ms. Monicah Ndung'u AST Department at Scent Istvan University &other KU Students-Hungary
Ms. Monicah Wangeci Ndung’u (right) , a third year BSc. Agriculture student at the School of Agriculture Enterprise & Development in a company of two other Students from Kenyatta University who attended a 3 months (March –May ,2018) Erasmas Exchange Program at Scent Istavan University, Hungary.

Dr. Richard J.O.Osiyo


Name: Dr. Richard J.O.Osiyo
Agricultural Resource Management
Contact Address:
ARM Department. Kenyatta University, P.O. Box 43844-00100 Nairobi
Area of Specialization:
Soil Science  

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  • Osiyo, R.O., Danga, B.O., Mochoge, B. Carbon sequestration and storage in a Tithonia diversifolia based agro forestry farming system. Proceedings of the 8th Egerton University international Conference and Expo. 2014.

  • P. O. Kisinyo1*, S. O. Gudu1, C. O. Othieno1, J. R. Okalebo1, P. A. Opala1, J. K. Maghanga1, J. J. Agalo1,W. K. Ng'etich1, J. A. Kisinyo2, R. J. Osiyo1, A. O. Nekesa1, E. T. Makatiani3, D. W. Odee3 and B. O. Ogola4. Effects of lime, phosphorus and rhizobia on Sesbania sesban performance in a Western Kenyan acid soil. African Journal of Agricultural Research Vol. 7(18), pp. 2800-2809, 12 May, 2012.
    Available online at . DOI: 10.5897/AJAR11.1450 ISSN 1991-637X ©2012 Academic Journals

  • Gudu, S.O., Kisinyo,P.O., Makatiani, E.T., Odee, D.W., Esegu , F.F.O., Osiyo, J.R., Shachamas, S.A.O., Othieno,C.O., Okalebo, J.R., Owuoche, J.O. 2009. Screening of Sesbania for tolerance to Aluminum toxicity and Symbiotic effectiveness with acid tolerant Rhizobia strains in acid soil in western Kenya. Experimental Agriculture, Vol 45, pp 1-11. Cambridge University press. United Kingdom.

  • Kisinyo, P., Gudu, S., Othieno, C., Okalebo, J.R., Ochuodho, J., Agalo J., Ngetich, W., Osiyo, J, R, Maganga J. 2009. Residual effects of lime and phosphorus application on soil and maize performance in Kenyan highlands acid soil. Journal of Agriculture, Pure and Applied Sciences and Technology. Moi University Press. Eldoret.
  • Osiyo, J.O.R., Othieno, C.O., Kisinyo, P.O. and Okalebo, J.R. 2008. Effect of organic materials and rock phosphate on phosphorus availability and pH in acid soils of Siaya District, Kenya. Proceedings of the 4th annual international conference of Moi University held at Moi University, Kenya, 29th July to 1st August 2008.

  • Osiyo, J.O.R 1995. “Pedotranslocation in Planosols and its management implications in Kinangop”. Kenya. MSc. Thesis. University of Nairobi, Kenya.

  • Osiyo, J.O.R, Othieno, C.O., Kisinyo, P.O., Okalebo, J.R., and Nyangweso P. 2008. Quantitative Evaluation of low input soil fertility technologies and their adoption levels in Western Kenya. Proceedings of the 4th annual international conference of Moi University held at Moi University, Kenya, 29th July to 1st August 2008.

  • Osiyo J.R., Othieno, CO., Okalebo, J, R., Kisinyo, P.O. 2006. Effect of organic materials on Mijingu rock phosphate in acid soils of western Kenya. Proceedings of the 23rd soil science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) held in Masaka Uganda.

    Current Research
  • Carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus dynamics  and mitigation of eutrophication and greenhouse gas emissions

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