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Mr. Stephen Maina Kagio

Mr. Stephen Maina Kagio

Lecturer in Apiculture and Sericulture

Department of Animal Science,

Faculty of Agriculture

Egerton University

P.O. Box 536-20115

Egerton, Kenya.

Mobile: +254 722 685107

Email: stephenkagio@yahoo.com;

 

EDUCATION

 

Year

Degree

Institution

1987

MSc in Apiculture

University of Wales

1986

Diploma in Apiculture

Univ. of Cardiff, UK

1981

BSc Botany and Zoology

University of Nairobi, Kenya

1983

Kenya Advanced Cert of Education (A Level)

Nyandarua High School

1975

Kenya Certificate of Education (O Level)

Nyandarua High School,

1971

Certificate of Primary Education

Njumbi Primary. School,

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

 

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

1986

Diploma in Apiculture

Univ. of Cardiff, UK

May/June 2000

Honeybees for pollination honey and bye-products

Shefayim, Israel

June 2010

Training on writing Fundable proposals.

KenyattaUniversity

Nov 2009

Pedagogy

Egerton University

April 1984

Beekeeping extension

Ngong FTC

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Apiculture and Sericulture; \ Apicultural and Sericultural products value chains,Bee biology ,Bee behaviour , Bee breeding, Use of bees for pollination, bee botany, bee pests and diseases

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Oct 1981-Apr 1989

Beekeeping Officer, National Beekeeping Station, Nairobi

Apr 1989- Present

Lecturer in Apiculture and Sericulture, Department of Animal Science

 

KEY RESEARCH PROJECT

 

Project period

Research Topic

Dec2009

Nutritive value, source and quality of hive products

 

RECENT TRAINING WORKSHOPS PARTICIPATED IN

 

Period

Topic

2006-2014

First to Seventh AICAD –in Country training in value addition training workshops- Honey and Beeswax module

25TH-28TH June 2014

Baringo County Honey Conference-School of Government, Kabarnet

3rd-7th August 2014

Kenya Honey Council Strategic Workshop- Alba Hotel-Meru

3rd-5th September 2014

Kenya Honey Project Validation Workshop –Mwingi

2013

Indigenous Pollinators Network Training-Ogiek Peoples Development Program 25th-27th November 2013 held at Abbey Hotel, Nakuru, Kenya

4th December 2013

ICT3AICAD Rural Women Empowerment Training in Mogotio-Honey and beeswax module. Mogotio Polytechnic

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (2003-Present)

 

1.

Asiko G.A., Chlebo, R, Stephen Kagio, S.M. and Julius Kiptarus, S. 2008 .Morphometrical analysis and taxonomic classification of kenyan honeybees by wing venation characters, using Dawino method[i] In the proceedings of the annual international Scientific Conference,ARC, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

2.

Irungu,R. M, Kagio, S. M. And others. 2013. Creating an Efficient and Profitable Kenya Honey sector Value Chain through Research and Technology. In the Proceedings of the Animal Production Society Annual Scientific Conference held at Golf Hotel, Kakamega, Kenya

3.

Kagio, S.M. AND Musembi, D.K. 2011.The status of beekeeping in the southern rangeland Districts of Makueni, Kibwezi and Kajiado of Kenya. In the Proccedings of the Animal Production Society Annual Scientific Conference held at Sunset Hotel, Kisumu, Kenya

4

Kagio, S.M. 2014. Strategies to Maximize the Production and Exploitation of the Bee Products in Baringo County. In the Proceeding of the Baringo County Honey Conference held at the School of Government, Kabarnet on 25th-28th June 2014

5.

Kagio, S.M.,Musembi, D.K. and Asiko, A.A. 2012. Impact of climate change on the development of honeybees, melliferous plants and honey production. In the Proceedings of the Animal Production Society of Kenya. Green Hills Hotel, Nyeri Kenya

6.

Kagio,S.M. and Mwangi, E.M. 2012.Value-addition of beeswax and propolis. Identifying occurrences of high and low rainfall as a guide to farmers in decision making in the southern rangelands of Kenya. In the proceedings of the annual international Scientific Conference,ARC, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

7.

. Musembi, D. K., Kagio S. M., Too, D, and Mworia, J. 2012. Identifying occurrences of high and low rainfall as a guide to farmers in decision making in the southern rangelands of Kenya. In the proccedings of the annual international Scientific Conference, ARC, Egerton University, Njoro,Kenya.

 

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL / SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS

 

Membership Category

Organization

Member

Animal Production Society of Kenya

Member

Kenya beekeepers Association

Member

Technical Committee on Apiary Products, Kenya Bureau of Standards

 

REFERENCES

 

  1. Dr. A. M. Kingori

Chairman Department of Science, Egerton University- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  1. Ms Jane Sawe

Lecturer, Egerton University- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

  1. Dr. G. A. Asiko

National Beekeeping Institute- This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it