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Dr Adijah Mukabana Olubandwa

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SENIOR LECTURER
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Faculty of Education and Community Development Studies
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DEPT OF APPLIED COMMUNITY DEV. STUDIES
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SUMMARY

Senior lecturer, Egerton University, Kenya. Highest qualification Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural extension. Involved in a number of consultancies the latest being “development Of Pandemic Preparedness With A One Health Approach Curriculum" Meeting of the 3rd Expert Working Group 31st January to 2nd February, 2019  Arusha, Tanzania” and “assessing famer learning pathways, preferences and agricultural technology uptake by small scale farmers in Kenya”.

Published widely the latest being “The Influence of Farmers' Gender on Factors Affecting Maize Production among Small Scale Farmers in the Agricultural Reform Era: The Case of Western Region of Kenya”, “Evaluation report of the 1st Pilot of the short course on pandemic preparedness with a one health approach. Report written for the Pan Prep Project funded by the Germany Government and implemented by GIZ in close collaboration with EAC Secretariat” and The Relationship between Small Scale Farmers’ Attitude towards Maize Farming and Maize Yield in the Agricultural Reform Era: The Case of Western Region of Kenya” .

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

2007: Doctor Of Philosophy In Agricultural Extension

1998: Msc. Agricultural Extension

1992: Bsc Agriculture And Home Economics Extension

1986: Diploma In Agriculture And Home Economics

1982: kenya  Advanced Certificate Of Secondary Education (2 Principals And 1 Subsidiary)

1980: Kenya Certificate Of Secondary Education (Division 1)

 

 

 

 

 

 

FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION
  • Agricultural Extension
  • Sustainable Community Development
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

2021: Online meeting on Sensitization of the One Health PPOH Course on Tuesday 02nd March, 2021”

2020: The  9th  ICAT  conference  hosted  from Tshwane  University  of  Technology,  Pretoria,  South  Africa  from  November  23  –  27,  2020.

2019: development of pandemic preparedness with a one health approach curriculum Meeting of the 3rd Expert Working Group 31st January to 2nd February, 2019

2016: Consultancy for assessing famer learning pathways, preferences and agricultural technology uptake by small scale farmers in Kenya.

2016: Attended “Digiteacher East Africa Planning Workshop” 3rd -6th August in Kampla Uganda.

2016: Commonwealth of learning certificate for Teacher ICT Integration 14th -22nd May Singapor

2015: Workshop on finalization of the EAC CAADP Compact 17-18 August 2015Kigali, Rwanda.

2015: Validation of the EAC CAADP Compact  results framework, 19-21 August 2015, Kigali, Rwanda

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

1986: Divisional Home Economics Officer Lurambi Division Kakamega District

1988: District home Economics Officer  Kakamega District

1989: Technician Department Of Home Economics Egerton University

1992: Teaching Assistant department Of Home Economics Egerton University

1998: Assistant Lecturer Department Of Applied Community Development Studies egerton University

2007: lecturer Department Of Applied Community Development Studies egerton University

2012 To Date: Senior Lecturer Department Of Applied Community Development Studies egerton University

 

KEY PROJECTS
  • 2019: Short course on pandemic preparedness with a one health approach funded  by funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and implemented by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • 2019: Short course on pandemic preparedness with a one health approach funded  by funded by the Federal Republic of Germany and implemented by Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
  • 2014: Desktop study to sift and summarize the AU Malabo declarations of Agriculture and Food Security and the regional Agriculture Investment plan
  • 2006: Internal Impact assessment of the National Agriculture and Livestock Extension program phase 1, by designing and developing the instruments, training the staff on administering of the research instruments, data analysis, writing and editing the report.
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Sustainable Community Development
  • Sustainable Agricultural Development
  • Gender And Development
  • Agricultural Extension

 

LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  • 2019: Adijah M. Ali-Olubandwa. Relationship between maize marketing strategies and maize yield in the western region of Kenya. EPRA International Journal of Economic and Business Review -Peer Reviewed Journal. Volume - 7, Issue- 8, August 2019 | e-ISSN : 2347 - 9671| p- ISSN : 2349 - 0187
  • 2018: Adijah M. Ali-Olubandwa* and Timothy E. O. Wesonga: The Relationship between Small Scale Farmers’ Attitude towards Maize Farming and Maize Yield in the Agricultural Reform Era: The Case of Western Region of Kenya. Book chapter ISBN Number: 978-81-934224-8-9. Current Perspective to Economics and Management Ed. 1
  • 2018: Agnes Oywaya-Nkurumwa, Milcah Mulu-Mutuku, Adijah Ali-Olubandwa, Stephen Wambugu Maina: assessing farmer learning pathway preferences and agricultural technology uptake by small scale farmers in lurambi and machakos sub-counties of kenya. A consultancy report submitted to biovision africa trust for the ecological organic agriculture initiative in africa under support from swedish society for nature conservation (ssnc) December, 2018
  • 2016: Japheth Kennedy Oreyo Otieno, Catherine N. Munyua and Adijah Olubandwa: Effects of participatory monitoring and Evaluation on Stakeholder Relationships and Project Quality in the Local Authority Service Delivery Action Plan (LASDAP) Process in Bondo Sub County in Siaya County, Kenya. Developing countries studies ISSN 2225-0565. Vol 6. No. 4. 2016.
  • 2016: Josephat W. O. Smollo, Adijah M. Ali-Olubandwa, Catherine M. Ng’endo
  • Influence of Utilising Animal Husbandry Information from Mobile Phones on Milk Yield Among Small Holder Dairy Farmers in Njoro Sub-County, Kenya. International Journal of Agricultural Extention. 04(01) 2016.41-47.
  • 2015: M. Adijah Ali-Olubandwa1*, N. J. Kathuri2, Dolphine Odero-Wanga1 and W. A. Shivoga3. Impact of Agricultural Reform Measures on Maize Production among Small Scale Farmers: The Case of Western Province of Kenya. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology 5(3): 137-146, 2015; Article no.AJAEES.2015.047 ISSN: 2320-7027
  • 2015: George Okoth Omuga, Adijah Olubandwa and Dolphine Odero-Wanga.The influence of Mechanical plucking machines on employees income in Sotik tea companies Limited, Bureti District, Kenya.IIARD International Journal of Economics and Business ManagementVol. 1 No. 6 2015
  • 2015: Adijah M. Olubandwa and Timothy E. Wesonga: Understanding the Malabo declaration on accelerated agricultural growth and transformation for shared prosperity and improved livelihoods. Technical report for Eastern and Southern Africa small scale Farmers’ Forum (ESAFF)
  • 2015: Aggrey Oyiego Ambani, Adijah Ali-Olubandwa, Nancy O. Openda: The influence of selected factors of motivation on women’s participation in contract sugarcane farming in Mumias Division, Kakamega County, Kenya. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development.Vol 6 No. 14 (2015)
  • 2015: MilcahMulu-Mutuku, Dolphine –OderoWanga, Adijah Ali-Olubandwa: Female entrepreneurship in Kenya: How do female micoentrepreneurs learn to be entrepreneurial.Microthink Institute Case Studies in Business and Management ISSN 2333-3324 2015, Vol2, No.1
  • 2015: Mutinda M.M., P.M. Oeyo, M., M. Mutuku, A. Olubandwa: Contribution of constituency Development fund Busary on the provision of secondary Education of Ogiek Girls in Njoro Sub-County, Kanya. International Journal of Humanities Social Sciences and Education 2(2): 77-85.
  • 2014: Catherine Athanasa Mulwale, Catherine Ng’endoMunyua, AdijahOlubandwa. Relationship between fodder production practices and Dairy production in Homabay and NdhiwaDistricts,Kenya in American International Journal of Social Science Vol. 3, No. 2; March 2014
  • 2014: DamarisAchar, DolphineOdero-Wanga, Ali-OlubandwaAdijah M. “ Knowledge of perimenopausal phase and symptoms women experienced in Njoro District, Kenya” In International Journal of Humanities and Social Science.  4, No.3; February 2014
  • 2013:Dolphine –OderoWanga, MilcahMulu-Mutuku, Adijah Ali-Olubandwa Overcoming the odds: Strategies used by women entrepreneurs in milk micro enterprises. Published in the American Journal of Human Ecology Vol; Vol. 2, No. 2; 2013
  • 2013:MilcahMulu-MutukuDolphine –OderoWanga, Adijah Ali-Olubandwa, Joyce Maling’a and Amos Nyakeyo“ Commercialisation of traditional crops: Are cassava production and Utilisation promotion Efforts Bearing Fruits in Kenya?” . Published in the Journal of Sustainabl Development; Vol. 6, No. 7; 2013
  • 2011: Ali-Olubandwa, A.M. Odero-Wanga D. A., Kathuri N. J. and Shivoga W. A.” Challenges Facing Small Scale Maize Farmers in Western Province of Kenya in the Agricultural Reform Era” Publised in the American Journal of Experimental Agriculture Vol 1 (4), pp226-236, October 2011
  • 2011: Ali-Olubandwa, A.M. Kathuri N. J. and Wesonga T.E.O..” Effective Extension Methods for Increased food production in Kakamega District. ” Publised in the Journal of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development  Vol 3 (5), pp95-101,  May 2011
  • 2010:Odero -Wanga D., Mulu-Mutuku M.&Ali-Olubandwa A. Women in milk micro enterprisesin Kenya: Challenges and opportunities,.Published in the n Journal of Business Administration and Management.  Vol. 5,
  • 2009: Ali-Olubandwa, A.M. Odero-Wanga D. A., Kathuri N. J. and Shivoga W. A.” Adoption of improved maize production practices among small scale farmers in the Agricultural Reform Era: The case of Western Province of Kenya” Publised in the Journal of International Agricultural and Extension EducationVol 17 (1)
  • 2009: Ali-Olubandwa, A.M. Odero-Wanga D. A. and  Kathuri N. J. and Shivoga W. A.” Factor affecting involvement of small scale women farmers in maize productionduring the agricultural Reform Era: The case of Western Province of Kenya” Publised in the Journal of Organisation of Social Science in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA) Kenya Chapter
  • 2009:Odero -Wanga D., Mulu-Mutuku M.&Ali-Olubandwa A. Value added milk products: Constraints to women milk microentrepreneurs in Kenya,. Published in the n Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics Vol 1 (7 pp. 144-149
  • 2008: Ali-Olubandwa, A.M. Odero-Wanga D. A. and Kathuri N. J. “Attitude of women small scale farmers towards maize production in the agricultural reform era: The case of Western Province of Kenya” Published outlook on Agriculture.
  • 2007: Ali-Olubandwa, Adijah.M. Factors affecting maize production among small scale farmers during the agricultural reform era: The case of Western Province of Kenya. PhD Thesis, Egerton University.
  • 2006:Mulu-Mutuku M., Ali-Olubandwa A &Odero -Wanga D. “ Case study: Challenges to the advancement of of women-owned dairy processing micro enterprises in Kenya.” Published in the Gender inequalities in Kenya in Creighton C. et al ed
  • 2005: Ali-Olubandwa, A.M. Kathuri N. J. and Wesonga T.E.O..” Women groups:  an extension channel for improving agricultural production in Kakmega District of Kenya ” Published in the Egerton Journal
  • 2003:Odero -Wanga D Mulu-Mutuku M., Ali-Olubandwa A &. “ Empowering Kenyan women through participation in dairy micro-entrprise : Reporting a Kenyan Research Project.” Published in Australian Review of African Studies, Vol. XXV No. 2 pp. 90-95
  • 2002:Odero -Wanga D., Ali-Olubandwa A. &.Mulu-Mutuku M., “ Management of technology among women entrepreneurs in Micro and Small Enterprises in the Dairy Industry: A Kenyan situation  ( Technical report submitted to the Organisation for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa)
CONFERENCES & INVITED PRESENTATIONS

2021: Online meeting on Sensitization of the One Health PPOH Course on Tuesday 02nd March, 2021”

2020: The  9th  ICAT  conference  hosted  from Tshwane  University  of  Technology,  Pretoria,  South  Africa  from  November  23  –  27,  2020.

2019: development of pandemic preparedness with a one health approach curriculum Meeting of the 3rd Expert Working Group 31st January to 2nd February, 2019

2016: Consultancy for assessing famer learning pathways, preferences and agricultural technology uptake by small scale farmers in Kenya.

2016: Attended “Digiteacher East Africa Planning Workshop” 3rd -6th August in Kampla Uganda.

2016: Commonwealth of learning certificate for Teacher ICT Integration 14th -22nd May Singapor

2015: Workshop on finalization of the EAC CAADP Compact 17-18 August 2015Kigali, Rwanda.

2015: Validation of the EAC CAADP Compact  results framework, 19-21 August 2015, Kigali, Rwanda

HONORS, PRIZE AND AWARDS

2020: Certificate of excellence in reviewing. Asian Journal of Advances in Agricultural research. Certificate No: SDI/HQ/PR/Cert/55497/ADI

2019: CERTIFICATE OF PARTICIPATION in T wo day International Conference on Curriculum Reforms: The Driving Force, Challenges and Implications H E L D AT E G E R T O N U N I V E R S I T Y ( M A I N C A M P U S — N J O R O ) , K E N YA

2019: Certificate of excellence in reviewing. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology. Certificate No: SDI/HQ/PR/Cert/48177/ADI

2019: Certificate of excellence in reviewing. Current Journal of Applied Science and Technology. Certificate No: SDI/HQ/PR/Cert/47948/ADI

2018: Certificate of excellence in reviewing. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology. Certificate No: SDI/HQ/PR/Cert/45627/ADI

2018: Certificate of excellence in reviewing. Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics and Sociology. Certificate No: SDI/HQ/PR/Cert/44833/ADI

2016: Trophy, Best Achiever, Egerton University

TEACHING AREAS
  • Extension Methods
  • Research Methods
  • Project Planning And Implentation
  • Partnerships
  • Resource Mobilisation
  • Communication Technology
  • Outreach
POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION
MASTERS LEVEL :

MASTERS STUDENTS SUPERVISED TO COMPLETION

  1. Damaris Achar (graduated 2014)
  2. Catherine Athanasa Mulwale (graduated 2014)
  3. Priscah .M. Okeyo (graduated 2015)
  4. Aggrey Oyiego Ambani (graduated 2015)
  5. Pamela A. Akal (graduated 2015)
  6. George Okoth Omuga, (graduated 2016)
  7. Josephat W. O. Smollo (graduated 2016)
  8. Japheth Kennedy Oreyo Otieno (graduated 2016)
  9. Doris Mlagwa proposal writing
  10. Ruth Chelule proposal writing
  11. Hellen Cheruto proposal writing
PhD. LEVEL :

PhD STUDENT SUPERVISION

  1. Ben Mang’eni : writing Thesis
  2. Beatrice Kamuli: Writing proposal
  3. Mary Mutiga Writing proposal
OTHER SOCIETIES
  • 2019: Member society of educational research and evaluation in kenya.
  • 2019: Member FEDCOS publication and conferences committee.
  • 2019: Appointment as External Examiner in the department of Population, Reproductive Health and Community Resource Management, Kenyatta University

 

2016 (September) to date: Appointment as coordinator faculty of Education Programmes at Nakuru Town Campus College

2016 (June): Class Representative Form 2N Kabarak High School

REFEREES

Prof Micah Chepchieng’

Former Dean Faculty of Education and Community Studies

Egerton University

P.O Box 536, Egerton 20115-Kenya

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Prof Dolphin Odero-Wanga

Dean of Students

Egerton University

P.O Box 536, Egerton 20115-Kenya

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Dr. MilcahMulu-Mutuku

Chair of Department: Department of Applied Community Development

Egerton University

P.O Box 536, Egerton 20115-Kenya

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