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Joel Onyango - Research Fellow


  

Joel holds MSc. (D) in Environmental Science, specializing in Limnology and Wetland Ecosystems from UNESCO-IHE Institute for water education, Delft, The Netherlands; and BSc. (H), in Applied Aquatic Science, from Egerton University, Kenya. Has received advanced training in participatory research methods, multi-scale environmental modeling and biodiversity habitat scenario modeling from University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria. Currently pursuing a PhD programme titled “Impacts of climate variability and dynamics of agricultural related chemical residues on available water resources in Kenya” at UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education and Technical University Delft, The Netherlands.

He represents ACTS in the Kenya “Water Dialogue” forum, the National Biodiversity Strategy and Action Plan (NBSAP), among other collaborative initiatives. He is part of the secretariat for The African Network for the Economics of Learning, Innovation, and Competence Building Systems (AfricaLics).

 

Selected Publications:

  • Birech R., Mungai N., Bebe B. O., Siele E. K., Onyango J.O. (2013), In-depth study of Peanut butter Technology as Climate Change Adaptation Innovative Technolgy – Kenya; The World Bank/ InfoDev Working Brief
  • Birech R.J., Kitaka N., Bebe B. O., Mungai N., Nyaanga D., Lelo F. K., Muok B., Kingiri A., Onyango J. O., Siele E. K., Oloo J. (2013), Classification of Climate-smart Innovations in Agriculture, Water and Energy Sectors for Small and Medium-Scale Applications in Eastern Africa - A review; The World Bank/ InfoDev Working Brief
  • Kahangi W. N., Onyango J., (2014), Policy Innovations in Water Management: The case on Kenya, ACTS Publications, Nairobi, Kenya (IN REVIEW)
  • Kitaka N., Lelo F. K., Onyango J. O, (2013) Water Climate Adaptation Innovations in East Africa; The World Bank/ InfoDev Working Brief
  • Kitaka N., Onyango J. O., Lelo F. K., (2013) Use of water hycinth (Eichhornia crassipes) in production of paper and paper products in Kisumu as a Climate Change Adaptation Innovative Technolgy-Kenya: an Indepth study; The World Bank/ InfoDev Working Brief
  • Muok B.O., Birech R.J., Kitaka N., Bebe B. O., Mungai N., Nyaanga D., Lelo F. K., Kingiri A., Onyango J. O., & Siele E. K. (2013), Criteria for Assessing Climate Change Innovations in Agriculture, Water and Energy Sectors; The World Bank/ InfoDev Working Brief
  • Nderitu S., Onyango J., Kingiri A. (2014), Perspectives of Policy Makers on PWD & agriculture and opportunities for inclusion, ACTS Publications, Nairobi, Kenya (IN REVIEW)
  • Numi A., Kibe R., Onyango J., (2014) Success of Aquaculture projects in Kenya: Economic Stimulus Programme (ESP) success case study – Documenting The Kimathi Fish Farmers Self Help Group Initiative, ACTS Publications, Nairobi, Kenya (IN REVIEW)
  • Numi A., Onyango J. (2014) The Water Sector Policy Landscape: Climate Smart Water Innovations in Kenya, ACTS Publications, Nairobi, Kenya (IN REVIEW)
  • Onyango J. O. (2012) Pesticides application and their residues contamination in L. Naivasha catchment; IPGL Theses and Publications, BOKU-Vienna, Austria
  • Onyango J. O., Tonui C., (2013), East Africa Climate Innovation Network: Innovators and Entrepreneurs directory, ACTS Publications
  • Onyango J. O., Tonui C., Muok B., (2012) East Africa Climate Innovation Network: Innovators and Entrepreneurs List, EACIN-ACTS Publications