Research Projects

Project Name Sponsor Principal Investigator & Project Team
Out of School Children Tracking (OOSC) Project

United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF)

Ksh. 2,000,000

Duration: 2017-2020

Dr. Tonny K. Omwansa
Problem Based Learning (PBL)

Government of Finland, Ministry of Education

Ksh. 10,088,696

Duration: 2018-2019 

Dr. Tonny K. Omwansa

GIZ- Make-IT in Africa

Ksh. 4,504,000

Duration: 2019-2020 (Sep 2019-June 2020)

Dr. Tonny K. Omwansa
African Transformative Mobility Initiative (ATMI)

GIZ/ Shell Foundation

USD 100,000

Duration: 2019-2020 

Dr. Tonny K Omwansa
Management of mycotoxins in wheat: Assessment of the role of plant residues, cropping systems and diversity of fungal species on mycotoxin contamination of wheat

RUFORUM (Foreign)

Dr. Maina Wagacha
Development of biopesticide based IPM systems to reduce synthetic pesticide residues in vegetables for niche market access by small holder growers

RUFORUM (Foreign)

USD 64,900

Duration: 2014-2017

(Response to call for proposals)

Prof. James Muthomi
Validating and scaling-up seed potato production, storage and distribution models for improved access and incomes

World Bank through the Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP)

KES 22,000,000 (UoN direct funding of KES 5,657,820)

Duration: 2020-2022

(Response to call for proposals)

Dr. Moses Nyongesa (Kenya Agriculture and Livestock Research Organization); Maina Waigacha as Co-Principal
Impact of hermetic storage practices on fungal population in maize

Purdue University (Foreign)

USD 44,300

Duration: 2015-2019

(Identified for funding)

Dr. Maina Wagacha