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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. Nigat Bekele Abebe

Title/Qualifications: Dr
Department/Unit/Section:
Agribusiness Management and Trade
Contact Address:
P.O.Box 614-00606, Westland
Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Agricultural Economics/ Impact assessment
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Publications

  • Dr.Nigat, 2013, The impact of group based training approaches on crop yield, household income and adoption of pest management practices in the smallholder horticultural subsector of Kenya, Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa. Volume 15, No.1, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, Clarion, Pennsylvania.
  • Dr. Nigat, 2011, Integrated Pest Management Training and Information Flow among Smallholder Horticultural Farmers in Kenya, Wallingford, Oxfordshire, CABI, ISBN 978-1-8459-3649-5-2011,p.243-261
  • Dr. Nigat, 2013, The role of social capital and other factors in adoption of IPM technologies, Quarterly Journal of Economics. (Submitted)
  • Bekele, N. (2011). The economic impact of group based .IPM training on smallholder horticultural production in kenya. Doctoral Thesis, Department of Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness Management, University of Egerton, Kenya.
  • Thornton, P.K., P.G. Jones, T. Owiyo, R.L. Kruska, M. Herrero, V. Orindi, S. Bhadwal, P. Kristjanson, A. Notenbaert, N. Bekele and A. Omolo (2008): Climate change and poverty in Africa: Mapping hotspots of vulnerability, African Journal of Agricultural and Resource Economics, 2(1), pp.24-44
  • Waithaka, M.M., Thornton, P.K., Herrero, M., Shepherd, K.D., Stoorvogel, J.J., Salasya, B., Ndiwa, N., Bekele, N., Croucher, M., Karanja, S., Booltink, H., (2005). System prototyping and impact assessment for sustainable alternatives in mixed farming systems in high-potential areas of Eastern Africa. Final Program Report to the Ecoregional Fund to Support Methodological Initiatives.
  • Ndung’u L.W., McDermott J.J., Oruko L.O., Laker C., Randolph T.F., Bekele, N. and Hall D.C. (2003). Inter-institutional barriers to the adoption of tsetse and trypanosomosis control technologies in Eastern Africa. In: Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE) held in Vina del Mar, Chile, 17–21 November 2003. ISVEE, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.

Conference Presentations

  • Dr. Nigat, Integrated Pest management (IMP) training and information Flow among smallholder horticulture farmers in Kenya presented at Humberg, Germany.
  • Dr. Nigat, Integrated Pest management (IMP) training and information Flow among smallholder horticulture farmers in Kenya presented at CapeTown, South Africa.
  • Dr.Nigat, The role of social capital in adoption of IPM technologies presented at Nairobi , Kenya.

Research

  • Research fellow 2007-2011 PhD research Fellow DAAD/ ICIPE
  • Researcher 2005-2006 Research Assistant DIFID/ILRI
  • Researcher 2002 Research Assistant AU IBAR

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