Presentation of papers at

Academic and Professional Conferences

  • 2019: : The Place of Traditional Foods as Functional Foods .Workshop on Health Promoting and Disease Preventing Properties of African Food plants and Insects from East Africa, 7th-8th October 2019, Nairobi, Kenya (Presenter)
  • 2019: Innovations for Enhanced Food security, Health diets, Food safety and Trade, a presentation at the 15th CAADP Partnership Platform, 11th-14th June 2019, Nairobi Kenya (presenter and panelist)
  • 2019: Biodiversity and Food and Nutrition Security: Drivers of Food Choices for Dietary Diversity for Improved Health and Nutrition. A paper presented at the African Indigenous vegetables Conference: From Income generation to Health and Nutrition 18th-19th July, 2019, Nairobi Kenya (Invited guest speaker)
  • 2019: Challenges and Opportunities in addressing Food safety, Loss and Waste: A largely forgotten aspect of Food and Nutrition Security in developing countries. A paper presented at the 1st International Food safety Conference: Food and Nutrition safety from Farm to Fork: A missing link in consumer health and food security. 20th-244th May 2019, Nairobi, Kenya (Key note speaker)
  • 2018: London Testing the feasibility of Incorporating Early Childhood development into the Baby Friendly Community Initiative in Rural Kenya, a progress report presented at the Collaborative meeting with British academy funded project on the feasibility of incorporating early childhood development into baby friendly Community Initiative (ECD-BFCI) in rural Kenya 8th October 2018, London UK. Other countries represented included India, Haiti, Bangadesh, Uganda, Rwanda, Ghana and South Africa. A GCRF/DFID early Childhood Development Programme (Co-presenter as Co-PI)
  • 2018: Effectiveness and Feasibility of the Implementation of the Baby friendly Community Initiative in Koibatek, Baringo, Kenya a dissemination of end of project report at an open seminar organized by the University of Loughborough , School of Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences 10th October 2018, Loughborough, UK
  • 2018: Importance of iron nutrition for adolescent girls and women in Africa a paper presented at the ANEC VIII Conference 1-5th October, 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Presenter)
  • 2018: Dietary Diversification Intervention and its impact on iron status of pre-school children 36-59 months in Emali, Kenya a presentation at the ANEC VIII Conference 1-5th October, 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Presenter)
  • 2018: Videos as a means of education for mothers on infant and young child feeding practices in Kenya presented at the ANEC VIII Conference 1-5th October, 2018, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Presenter)
  • 2018: Testing the feasibility of Incorporating parental Support for early Childhood development into the Baby Friendly Community Initiative, in Koibatek, Baringo, Kenya 25-26th July 2018, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya (Presenter)
  • 2018: Barriers to Breastfeeding and Lessons learnt from a community pilot project, Baby Friendly Community Initiative a paper presented at the Kenya Paediatric Association Annual Scientific Conference 2018, 24-27th April, 2018, Mombasa, Kenya (Presenter)
  • 2018: Feeding the people of the Commonwealth; presented at the Commonwealth Innovation Forum 2018: Innovations it’s our Wealth, hosted by Life Sciences Queensland. 5-6th April 2018, Brisbane Australia (Invited guest and Panelist)
  • 2018: Biodiversity and Food and Nutrition Security: Drivers of Food choices for Dietary Diversification for improved health and nutrition for vulnerable populations presented at the Africa Harvest International Conference on Making Smallholder Agriculture more Nutrition Sensitive. 22-23rd March 2018, Nairobi, Kenya. (Keynote Speaker)
  • 2017: Improving Food and Nutrition Security through Dietary Diversification: promoting the rich Kenyan Cuisine presented at a symposium on Agro-biodiversity for dietary diversification with traditional fruits and vegetables for improved health and nutrition. 3rd International Conference on Global food security, 3-6th December 2017, Cape Town South Africa.(Invited Speaker)
  • 2017: Biodiversity and Food and Nutrition Security: Drivers of Food choices for Dietary Diversification for improved health and nutrition for vulnerable populations presented at the International Tropical Agriculture Conference - High Impact Science to Nourish the World” t held from the 20-22 November, 2017 Brisbane, Australia.(Keynote Speaker, Closing panel speaker, Invited guest at the VIP networking event, Invited guest at the researchers in Agriculture for international development-early career researchers event, Invited panelist at the public engagement event of Food fallacies, Misconceptions and Myths--)
  • 2017: Improving Food and Nutrition Security through Dietary Diversification: promoting the rich Kenyan Cuisine, presented at the International Tropical Agriculture Conference - High Impact Science to Nourish the World” t held from the 20-22 November, 2017 Brisbane, Australia.(Invited speaker at the A symposium on Indigenous foods for diet Diversification)
  • 2017: Communications and Functional Foods a symposium presentation on functional foods and bioactive compounds at the 21st International Union for Nutritional sciences conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 15-20th October, 2017 (Special lecture speaker, Symposium presenter, panelist, Poster presenter)
  • 2017: A participatory community-based approach to effective implementation of the Baby friendly Community Initiative in rural Kenya a poster presented at the 21st International Union for Nutritional sciences conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 15-20th October, 2017 (Special lecture speaker, Symposium presenter, panelist, Poster presenter)
  • 2017: A Community-based Strategy for Effective Implementation of the baby friendly Community Initiative in Rural Kenya: Challenges, Strengths and Opportunities a special lecture presentation at the 21st International Union for Nutritional sciences conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 15-20th October, 2017 (Special lecture speaker, Symposium presenter, panelist, Poster presenter)
  • 2017: Improving Food and Nutrition Security through Dietary Diversification: Promoting the Rich Kenyan Cuisine presented at the BIT’s 6th Annual World Congress of Food and Nutrition-2017(WCFN-2017) September 15-17, 2017, in Shenyang, China , held at the Shenyang International Conference Center (Invited speaker)
  • 2017: The Nelson Mandela Africa Institute of Science and Technology postgraduate curriculum development and Inauguration workshop CREATES –FNS- Centre for Research, agricultural Advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability 6th -11th March 2017, Arusha, Tanzania (Invited guest and Resource person)
  • 2016: Kenya Experience with ECDE, School children and Adolescent, Interventions, gaps and Policy Implications: Child and Adolescent Development; Africa Region Round Table Meeting, AU Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 7-8th March 2016 (Invited Speaker)
  • 2016: A nutritious breakfast and well being of Children in Kenya. Good Breakfast Nutrition White Paper presented at the Symposium for launch and formation of an Alliance for promotion of Good Breakfast for children, 16th and 26th February 2016, Nairobi Kenya (Keynote speaker and Consultant)
  • 2016: Feasibility and Effectiveness of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative in Kenya: A pilot Community Trial in a Rural setting. Presented during the National Academy of Sciences and Partnership for Enhance Engagement Research Panel discussions and Seminar  U.S Global Development Lab USAID “Leading Voices of Science from the South” 8th-10th Feb. 2016, Washington DC, USA 9 (Invited Guest Speaker)
  • 2016: Enablers and Barriers to Effective Implementation of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative in Rural Kenya. Presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual meeting. Washington DC 11-15th Feb 2016 Global Science Engagement (Speaker)
  • 2016: Grand Challenge Africa Community Meeting 2016: Accelerating Transformational Solutions for the World’s Biggest problems in health and Development, 23-26th Feb. 2016, Nairobi Kenya (Panelist)
  • 2015: Role of Nutrition on Infant and early Child health and Development presented at  The Agha Khan University Women and Child Health Conference. Role of Nutrition on Birth outcomes and Infant Survival 3-5th Dec. 2015 Nairobi, Kenya (Invited speaker)
  • 2015:Improving Food and Nutrition Security through Dietary Diversification: Promoting the Rich Kenyan Cuisine presented at the International Conference on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Biodiversity: Unlocking the potential for Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods 23-24th November 2015, Nairobi, Kenya (keynote speaker)
  • 2015:1st Global Conference on Patient Centered Care. Patient Centered Care: Training and Delivery of Universal Health Care 29th Sep. to 2nd Oct. 2015, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya (Speaker)
  • 2015:Educational Videos to improve maternal and young child nutrition and health in urban and rural Kenya, presented at the 2015 Integrated Nutrition Conference 14-15th September 2015, Nairobi Kenya (Speaker)
  • 2015: World Breast feeding Week, Breast feeding and Work, Let us make it work: Empowering and Supporting all working women to adequately combine work and child rearing 1st- 8th August 2015, Nairobi, Kenya (Speaker)
  • 2015:ENACT Trainer of Trainers (TOT) workshop for universities and partners 29th June – 3rd July 2015, Nairobi, Kenya (Resource person)
  • 2015:Education for Effective Nutrition Action (ENACT) The Kenyan Experience with a focus on potential for use of ENACT Module, presented at the 3rd FANUS Congress 25-29th May 2015  in Arusha  Tanzania (Speaker)
  • 2014: Determination of Phytates &Oxalates in selected recipes of underutilized vegetables from Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya. A paper presented at the International Symposium on Indigenous Vegetables by AVDRC at the 29TH International Horticultural Congress 2014(IHC2014), 17-22 August 2014, Brisbane, Australia (Invited Speaker)
  • 2014:Effectiveness and Feasibility of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative: A pilot trial in a rural setting presented at the PEER HEALT participants’ conference hosted by Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science & Technology  Arusha, Tanzania, 4-7 August 2014 (Speaker and resource person)
  • 2014:FAO/INFOOD Training on Food Composition, especially relevant for universities, a resource person on traditional recipes, 25th July 2014 at Accra Ghana (Resource person)
  • 2014: Food and Nutrition Security challenges of Postharvest Handling in Africa, a keynote presentation at the 6th  Africa Nutrition Epidemiology Conference in Accra, Ghana 21st to 25th July 2014-08- (Keynote speaker)
  • 2014: Overview of the Kenya Experience on the Piloting of the ENACT Module, a paper presented at the Food and Agriculture Organization “Education for Effective Nutrition in Action (ENACT) Post-Piloting Workshop ”Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 7-11 April 2014 (Speaker)
  • 2014: The Evaluation and monitoring of Nutrition programmes and Services: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities, a paper presented at the International Conference Mombasa, Kenya 10-14th march 2014. Coalescing Nutrition Action for Africa’s development in the 21st century: Triumphs, Prospects and Challenges.(Invited Speaker)
  • 2014: Dietary intake of adult women in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria with a focus on the Use of Spreads, a paper presented at the International Conference Mombasa, Kenya 10-14th march (Speaker)
  • 2014: Coalescing Nutrition Action for Africa’s development in the 21st century: Triumphs, Prospects and Challenges a paper presented at the International Nutrition Conference held at the North Coast Beach Hotel, Kilifi Kenya from 10th to 14th March 2014.(Speaker)
  • 2014: The History of Ethics in research a paper presented at the Ethical Conduct of Research Training workshop at Kenyatta University Conference Center 27th to 28th March, 2014.(Speaker)
  • 2013: Levels of Phytates and Oxalates in recipes formulated from Selected Underutilized Local  Vegetables from Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya, a paper presented at the 3rd Conference on Neglected and Underutilized Species, Accra, Ghana 25th to 27th September 2013 (Speaker)
  • 2013: Integration of Maternal, Infant and Child Nutrition and Family Planning for Improved Nutrition and Health a paper presented at the IUNS 20th Nutrition Congress, Granada, Spain, 15th to 20th September 2013, (Speaker)
  • 2013: The Influence of Food Industry on Nutrition Trends a paper presented at the Uganda Dietetics Association Conference on Industrialization in Nutrition, at Kampala, Uganda 26th July 2013 (Speaker)
  • 2012: Food and Nutrition Security and Safety in Africa- The Double Burden of malnutrition, a paper presented at  the AIFSC conference in Australia Bridging Research and Practice, 29-30th November 2012, at Shagri-La Hotel, Sydney, Australia(Speaker)
  • 2012: Presentation on the new “Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation and Sustainable Use for Improved nutrition and Well-being Initiative” Implementation and Monitoring/Evaluation plans in Kenya a paper presented at The IAEA technical meeting on Agriculture and Nutrition for Improved Maternal and Child Nutrition and Health in Africa, 10-12th December 2012 at the IAEA HQS at the UN Vienna Austria (speaker).
  • 2012:  Energy Intake, Physical Activity and Gestational Weight Gain among Pregnant Women at Rongo Sub-district Hospital, Kenya, a paper presented at the Nutrition Congress Africa 2010 “Transforming the Nutrition Landscape in Africa”  1-4th October 2012, University of Free State, BloemFontein, South Africa (Speaker)
  • 2012:  Indigenous knowledge, technology and nutrition for Africa, with a focus on women and children health a paper presented at the Conference on Planet under Pressure 25-29th March 2012, London, United Kingdom (Invited speaker)
  • 2011: A Model for Linking Nutrition and Agriculture in Kenya a paper presented at 2ND FANUS (Federation of African Nutrition Societies) Conference 11th -15th September 2011, Abuja, Nigeria (Guest speaker)
  • 2011: Maximizing Opportunities: Integrating Maternal, Infant and Young Child Nutrition and Family Planning in Kenya a paper presented at the Meeting of the Partners Supporting Nutrition Activities in Kenya 23rd February 2011, Silver springs Hotel, Nairobi by Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation (Speaker and Consultant)
  • 2010: Linking Nutrition to Agriculture for Improved Health of Women and Children in Nigeria a paper presented at The Nigerian Academy of Science, workshop Agriculture for improved nutrition of women and children in Nigeria, 30th Nov. to 1st December 2010 (Guest speaker and resource person)       
  • 2010: Challenges, Opportunities, for School Health Policies in Nutrition and Health Promotion a paper presented at the 4th Epidemiology Conference, Nutrition and Food Security: Successes and Emerging Challenges 4-8 October 2010, Nairobi, Kenya (Keynote speaker
  • 2010: Careers in Human Nutrition/Dietetics a paper presented at the II World Congress of Public Health Nutrition, I Latin American Congress of Community nutrition, Porto, Portugal 23-25 September, 2010. (Speaker)
  • 2010: Nutrition and Health Education in non- formal schools in Korogocho and Kariobangi slums Nairobi, a paper presented at a workshop on Towards Innovations and best Practices in Urban Nutrition, 25th August 2010, Nairobi. Kenya. (Speaker)
  • 2010: Model for Linking Nutrition and Agriculture in Kenya a paper presented at the Workshop on Nutritionalization of Agriculture in Uganda- Role of Agriculture in Improving the Nutritional Status of Women and Children 11-12th August, 2010, Common Wealth Resort, Munyonyo, Kampala, Uganda (Invited Speaker)
  • 2010: Utilization of indigenous plants for dietary diversity to enhance food and nutrition security in the lake Victoria Basin a paper presented at the 5th Agricultural Science week and FARA general assembly, African Agricultural Innovation in a changing Global Environment 19-24th   July 2010, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. (Invited Speaker)
  • 2010: Support schools against hunger: Family and Community involvement in Nutrition Education a paper presented at Pan-African Family Strength International Conference, October 21-23rd, 2010, Mombasa Kenya (Invited Speaker)
  • 2010: Utilization of Indigenous Plants for Dietary Diversity to Enhance Food and Nutrition Security a paper presented at ADAPPT Network- Kenya Chapter (Contract BOX 237 Department of Crops, Horticulture and Soils, Egerton University, Kenya 16th July 2010 (Invited speaker)
  • 2010: Dietary Diversification a paper presented at a seminar Mainstreaming Biodiversity Conservation and sustainable use of Improved Human Nutrition and well-being, KARI Headquarters Nairobi, 14th May 2010 (Invited speaker)
  • 2009: Dietary Guidelines for School Age children in Kenya a paper presented at the VICRES Workshop on Dietary Guidelines Development for Nyanza Province 18-19 Novemeber 2009, Kisumu, Kenya (Speaker and resource person)
  • 2009: Application of the variation picking test X-ray Fluorescent spectroscopic techniques to map Nutraceutical density of underutilized vegetables agro-diversity on Women small hold farms in Vihiga District, Kenya a paper presented at the Fertilizers Use – The effect of Zinc on Nutrition and Food quality 26th – 27th March,  2009 at Windsor Hotel – Nairobi Kenya (Invited Speaker)
  • 2008: Ethnobotany and Health Cluster (Food, Nutrition and Health) Position Paper April 2008. A paper presented at the VICRES 5th Annual forum of the East African Inter University Council, 28th – 30th may 2008, Arusha, Tanzania (Invited Speaker)
  • 2008: Consumption of underutilized plant species\; Correlates to other variables among major ethnic groups living in urban and peri- urban Nairobi Kenya.         International symposium on underutilized plant species for food, nutrition, income and sustainable development Arusha, Tanzania 2- 8th March 2008. (Invited Speaker)
  • 2008: Overview of Biodiversity nutrition and health situation in Kenya: Background to dietary Diversity Phase 1and outcomes and justification for Phase 2. Managing agricultural biodiversity for better nutrition and health, improved livelihoods and more sustainable production systems in sub-Saharan Africa Planning meeting Pretoria, South Africa 18-21 March 2008 and Nairobi, Kenya, 31st arch 2008 (Invited Speaker)
  • 2008: Food consumption and dietary assessment tools: Focus on Nutrition assessment and screening for better health, nutrition and improved livelihoods. Managing agricultural biodiversity for better nutrition and health, improved livelihoods and more sustainable production systems in sub-Saharan Africa Planning meeting Pretoria, South Africa 18-21 March 2008 and Nairobi/ Kenya, 31st arch 2008(Invited speaker)
  • 2007: The Double burden of Ageing: Research Responses-Opportunities, Approaches and Requirements. Paper presented at the1st East African Policy Research Dialogue on Ageing, 17th –18th September 2007, Nairobi, Kenya (Keynote speaker)
  • 2007: Strategies for Improved Livelihoods for HIV infected Women: A case of Suba District, Kenya. Paper presented at an International Conference on From Research to Action: Mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS on Agriculture and Food Security in West Africa: 1-4 October 2007, Cotonou, Benin (Invited Speaker)
  • 2007: Fruit for Improved Nutrition and Health in Rural Kenya. Paper presented at the Stakeholders Workshop on Fruit Consumption and Production on 24th to 25th October 2007 in Kitui, Kenya. (Keynote speaker)
  • 2007: Mainstreaming Nutrition care in the management of HIVAIDS in Women: Case of Suba District. Paper presented at the International Conference on Reproductive Health and the Prevention, Control and management of HIVAIDS on 10th April to 12th April 2007 at the Kenya Institute of Education, Nairobi, Kenya.(Speaker)
  • 2006: Utilization of underutilized crops in mitigating macro- and micronutrient malnutrition among smallholder women farmers affected and infected with HIVAIDS in rural Kenya. A paper presented at the Regional meeting on Dietary Diversity, Nutrition and Health 30 October to 1 November 2006 at AICAD, JKUAT, Kenya (Key note speaker)
  • 2006: Dietary diversity: linking traditional foods and plant genetic resources to rural and urban health and nutrition in sub-Saharan Africa. A paper presented at the Regional meeting on Dietary Diversity, Nutrition and Health 30 October to 1 November 2006 at AICAD, JKUAT, Kenya (Invited Speaker)
  • 2005: Consumption of Indigenous Leafy Vegetables, Guest speaker at the Regional Workshop on Developing African Leafy vegetables for Improved Nutrition, Nov. 2005, AICAD, Nairobi (Speaker)
  • 2005: Nutraceutical Benefits of Traditional foods: a Food-based strategy for alleviation of hunger and malnutrition, a paper presented at the 18th International Conference on Nutrition, Sept. 2005, Durban South Africa. (Invited Speaker)
  • 2005: Nutraceutical value of Traditional Foods in the Nutritional care and management of people living with HIV/AIDS: A case of the older persons in Kenya, a broadcast presentation on local television, Nairobi Kenya (key note speaker)
  • 2005: Nutritional Status of children participating and those not participating in a School feeding Progamme in Korogocho Slums in Nairobi, Kenya. March 2005. Sponsored by Child Watch International.(Speaker and consultant)
  • 2005: Capacity Building for Early Childhood Development: Nutrition and Health care management of children 0-3 years, with special emphasis on HIV/AIDS for Kwale and Bungoma District and Divisional Officers. August 2005.Training manual, Sponsored by DANIDA (Invited speaker)
  • 2004: Role of Research in Nutrition, urgent areas of concern. A paper presented At a Symposium on Micronutrients the Hidden Hunger, an Event of Kenyatta Hospital Nutrition Week October 2004, Nairobi, Kenya (Invited speaker)
  • 2004: Street and Kiosk Foods “Nutritious but Dangerous” a paper presented at the International workshop on Environmental Health Education, Kenyatta University Nairobi, Kenya. June 2004, Sponsored by UNICEF.(Speaker)
  • 2003: Upgrading of Non-formal Schools in Urban Slums in Kenya, Nutrition and Health Component Stakeholders Workshop, Bureau of Educational Research, Kenyatta University, April 2003, Nairobi, Kenya.(Invited speaker and resource person)
  • 2003: Nutrition and Health Intervention Programmes for School–age children in Kenya ChildWatch Symposium on Children and Youth, July 2003, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2003: The Relationship between HIV/AIDS and Nutrition, Nutrition Association of Kenya, Conference, K.I.E., June 2003, Nairobi, Kenya. (Invited Speaker)
  • 2002: Nutrition Education Awareness intervention programmes among people of African origin in the Bronx, New York (Organization for Africans with Diabetes, New York) (Speaker and consultant)
  • 1992: Creating Business Opportunities, Entrepreneurship Workshop sponsored by Kenya Center for Women Studies and Gender Analysis Nakuru, Kenya.(invited speaker)
  • 1990/1992: Planning for Household Food Production: The Role of Kitchen Gardens in improving the consumption of micronutrients, In-service training sessions for Home Economics Extension Officers in Nakuru District (Speaker and resource person)
  • 1989/1990: Improved Grain Storage: Implications to Household Food Security a Workshop for agriculture extension workers, at Egerton University Njoro, Nakuru.(Speaker)
  • 1984: Role of Home Economics in Rural Settings, Tanzania Home Economics Association Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.(key note speaker)
  • 1983: Advantages and Disadvantages of Food Aid and Implications for National Planning and Development, International Workshop on Food and Famine in Africa Mombasa, Kenya.(Speaker)
  • 1982 /1978: Importance of Food and Nutrition Training of Agricultural Extension Officers, Tanzania National Agricultural Conference Mwanza, Tanzania (resource person).
  • 7.3 Convening and Coordinating Conferences
  • 2018: 8th Africa Nutrition Epidemiology Conference (ANEC VII) 1-5 October, 2018, Adiidis Ababa, Ethiopia. Multi-stakeholder Nutrition Actions in Africa: Translating Evidence into policies and Programmes for Impact (Member of the International Scientific Committee and Abstract review, Session chair)
  • 2017: Baby Friendly Community Initiative Project Dissemination at Community, Sub county, County and National levels between 25th -29th May2017 at Koibatek, Baringo and Nairobi (Organizer, Convener and presenter)
  • 2016: National Food and Nutrition Symposium : mainstreaming nutrition innovations for sustainable development, 23rd-25th November 2016, Nairobi, Kenya ( organizer and convener)
  • 2016:  African Nutritional Epidemiological Conference  (ANEC VII) 2016, Nutritional dynamics in Africa opportunities and challenges for meeting the sustainable development goals, 9-14th October 2016, Marrakech, Morocco (Member of scientific committee and moderator)
  • 2014: Food and Nutrition in Children workshop, organized by the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health in collaboration with Nestle Food Company on 25th June 2014 at the Kenyatta University BSSC(Facilitator)
  • Kenyatta University Training Workshop on Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Research held at the Kenyatta University Conference Centre (Facilitator)
  • 2014: International Nutrition Conference held at the North Coast Beach Hotel, Kilifi Kenya from 10th to 14th March 2014 (organizer and speaker)
  • 2012: National Symposium on Scaling up Nutrition “ Nutrition is Key” Take up your Role and Act Now, 5-6th November, 2012 Safari Park Hotel. Nairobi, Kenya (Delegate and Moderator)
  • 2011: SUNRAY (Sustainable Nutrition Research in the Years to come) Workshop on Research Agenda for Africa 13th-16th November 2011, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (Moderator)
  • 2011: National Consultative Workshop Nakuru, 19-20 April, 2011 by Help Age Kenya and International (Speaker and Moderator)
  • 2010: The Nigerian Academy of Science, workshop Agriculture for improved nutrition of women and children in Nigeria, 30th Nov. to 1st December 2010 (Speaker and Moderator)
  • 2010: 4th Epidemiology Conference, Nutrition and Food Security: Successes and Emerging Challenges 4-8 October 2010, Nairobi, Kenya (Keynote Speaker, Speaker and Moderator)
  • 2010: II World Congress of Public Health Nutrition, I Latin-American Congress of Community nutrition on Moving towards a healthy and sustainable nutrition for all, Porto, Portugal 23-25 September, 2010. (Speaker and Moderator)
  • 2009: Vihiga Women Groups and Stakeholders Workshop on Improved Health and Nutrition through Dietary Diversification a VICRES Project, 16-19 June 2009, Chavakali, Kenya (Organizer and Speaker)
  • 2007    International Conference on Research to Action: Mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS on Agriculture and Food Security in West Africa: 1-4 October 2007, Cotonou, Benin (Speaker and Moderator)
  • 1994:  National Plan of Action for Nutrition Food and Nutrition, Ministry of Planning and National Development, Kenya1994 (Resource person)
  • 1993: Coordinator for Curriculum and Training Manual for management of school nutritional and health programs under the auspices of FAO and UNICEF
  • 1992: Resource person for the Assessment of Community Nutrition Planning, field studies: Curriculum and Training Manual for agricultural extension workers in food and nutrition
  • 1987: Resource Person to the Ordinary Diploma in Applied Sciences (Nutrition and Dietetics) Regulations and Syllabus Kenya Institute of Education, Kenya 1987
  • 1979: Coordinator for the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center, a policy paper for the Government of Tanzania by the Expert Committee on Nutrition Education and Training, 1979

Books

  • Judith Kimiywe (2012) Indigenous Vegetable Recipes- Energy and Micro-Nutrient Values (Unpublished)
  • Gitau, GN, Kimiywe J, Waudo J. (2014). Investigating Iron Status of Women. Iron status of Reproductive Age. Lambert Academic Publishing ISBN 978-3-695-64061-2

Chapters in Book(s)

  • Judith Kimiywe (2015). Nutrition for Developing Countries, Third Edition: Oxford University Press, ISBN 9780199685226 (AUTHORED two chapters, Chapter 9: Feeding the Family and Chapter 12: Feeding Older Children).

Networking And Collaboration With External Organizations And Contributions To Policy, Strategic Plans And Guidelines

  • 2021: Member of the task force on evidenced-based acceleration of complementary feeding programmes for improved health and nutrition of infants and young children
  • 2020: Technical contribution to the development of guidelines and IEC materials on MIYCN in the context of COVID 19 pandemic
  • 2019- to date: Member of the Food and Nutrition Linkage Technical Working Group
  • 2019 to date:  Resource person food and nutrition to the The Horticulture Division, under the State Department for Crop Development and Agriculture Research -Phytosanitary standards, food safety and consumption sub-committee
  • 2018 to date: Member of the steering technical committee for Kenya Food Consumption Survey in Kenya
  • 2017-2018: Member of the Technical Working Group of the Ministry of Health, Nutrition and Dietetics Unit for coordination of nutrition related research in Kenya
  • 2018; Technical contribution to the review of the National Action Plan 2012-2017 and development of the Kenya Nutrition Action Plan 2018-2023.
  • 2018: Technical contribution to the development of policy and guidelines for action on adolescent nutrition
  • 2018-2021; Technical contribution to the development of the SAMAC (Severe Acute Malnutrition in African Children) Phase 2 Study by the Center of Excellence for Nutrition, North West University, South Africa.
  • 2017-2018: Technical contribution to the curriculum review and development for Africa Center for Research, Agricultural Advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability (CREATES) 5th – 9Th June 2017 in Karatu, Arusha and 12th – 17th June 2017 in Kigali, Rwanda programmes for Msc and PhD at The Nelson Mandela Africa Institute of Science and Technology, Tanzania and University of Rwanda.
  • 2015-2018: Technical contribution to the development of the Kenya Food Composition Tables and Kenya recipe book
  • 2017-2018: Technical contribution to The Nelson Mandela Africa Institute of Science and Technology postgraduate curriculum development at the Inauguration workshop CREATES –FNS- Centre for Research, agricultural Advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability
  • 2017: Technical contribution to the development of guidelines and regulations for the establishment of a Human Milk Bank in Kenya
  • 2017-2018:  Technical contribution to MOH Nutrition and Dietetics Unit the development of the Regulations and Monitoring Framework for The Breast Milk Substitutes ACT 2012
  • 2016-2018: Technical contribution and consultant to MOH Nutrition and Dietetics Unit the development of the Complementary Feeding Manual and Guide
  • 2016-2018: Technical contribution and consultant to MOH Nutrition and Dietetics Unit the development of the Training manual and guide for the Baby Friendly community Initiative implementation
  • 2015-16: Technical contribution to MOH Nutrition and Dietetics Unit to the development of the baby friendly community initiative External assessment protocols
  • 2015-16: Technical contribution to the development of the baby friendly community initiative implementation guidelines
  • 2015-16: Technical contribution to the MOH nutrition Unit for the review of the MYCN counseling cards
  • 2013: Technical contributions for MOH nutrition Unit for development of the MIYCN operational guidelines for Health workers
  • 2014: Consulting Senior nutrition advisor for USAID maternal and Child Survival programme
  • 2011: Consulting Senior Nutrition Advisor for the USAID Maternal and Child Integrated Program at Jhpiego Office in Kenya
  • 2011: Consultant for the Development of the National Nutrition Policy, Strategic Plan and Action Plan for the Government of Lesotho in Collaboration with the Office of the Prime Minister,  Food and Nutrition Coordinating Office, sponsored by FAO
  • 2011: Provided Technical Support to the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the development of the Comprehensive National Maternal, Infant and Young Child Guidelines sponsored by U SAID-MCHIP
  • 2011: Provided Technical Support to the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the development of the National Nutrition Action Plan and the National Nutrition Monitoring and Evaluation Framework sponsored by USAID-MCHIP
  • 2011: Provided Technical Support to the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation in the Review of the Food and Nutrition Security Policy and the Development of the Nutrition Action Plan, National IYCN Policy, National IYCN Strategic Plan Sponsored By WFP, UNICEF, M.I, and Save the Child
  • 2011: Provided Technical Support as a Member of the Consultative Group for the Older Persons for the Development of an Action Plan for the Policy on the Elderly at the 2011 National Consultative Workshop
  • Nov – Dec, 2010: Provided Technical Support to the Nigerian Academy of Science in Agriculture for improved Nutrition of Women and Children in Nigeria for Policy considerations,  at a  3 day meeting in Abuja, Nigeria, sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
  • January, 2010:Provided Technical Support to the Uganda National Academy of Sciences in the Main streaming Nutrition with Agriculture in Improving the Nutritional Status of Women and children Policy and Action Plan, at a 2 day meeting in Kampala, Uganda, sponsored by the US National Academies African Science Academy development initiative
  • 2010 -2011: Providing Technical support as a member of the National Micronutrient Deficiency Control Council for the planning and implementation of the National Micronutrient Survey by The Kenya Bureau of Statistics and KEMRI and Technical and Financial Support by UNICEF, M.I, GAIN, WFP, WHO, CDC, KEMRI, National Public Health Laboratoty Services, Kenyatta University and Emory University (USA).
  • 2010- 2012: Promotion of consumption of green leafy vegetables among the urban populations in Kenya sponsored by Unilever/ Apex Communication.
  • 2010-2013: Co-Consultant in Mainstreaming biodiversity conservation and sustainable use for improved human nutrition and well-being programme Kenya, Brazil, Turkey and Sri Lanka, sponsored by GEF/UNEP/Bioversity International.
  • 2010: Consultant for Development of Infant and young Child Feeding Guidelines in the Context of HIV and AIDs sponsored by Jhpiego
  • 2008 to date: Providing Technical support as a member of the National Infant and Young Child Steering Committee in the Development of National Infant and young Child Feeding Policy
  • 2008: Consultant for Early Childhood and Educational Investment Programme: ECD Teacher Training and Primary School Curriculum Audit a GOK/UNICEF Partnership Programme
  • 2007: Provided Technical Support as a Nutrition Specialist in the Development of the Global Fund Round 7 Kenya country proposal coordinated by National AIDS Control Council May 2007:  The Proposal was awarded a full HIV and AIDS grant of USD132 million for a period of 5 years
  • 2007: Consultant for the Soy bean processing and utilization for improving the health and nutrition of rural households in HIVAIDS affected areas of Kenya and Uganda a TSBF-CIAT project sponsored by Rockefeller foundation, Nairobi Kenya (Supervisor-3 Msc and 1 PhD student)
  • 2007: Provided Technical Support in the Development of National guidelines and a strategic plan for Clinical nutrition care and management by health professional in health facilities
  • 2007: Development of Training and Counseling materials for Infant Feeding and HIVAIDS as a Nutrition Resource person on the Technical Committee NASCOP/UNICEF
  • 2006-2007: Consultant for the Soybean blend supplementation feeding trials on HIV/AIDS infected children 0-59 months and school children 6-9 years in Suba District Sponsored by TSBF-CIAT (Student supervisor,2 MSc and 1PhD)
  • 2006: Consultant for the Baseline survey on Nutrition and health Situation of households in Suba district, Sponsored by TSBF-CIAT
  • 2006: Consultant-Nutrition and Health Specialist for the National School meals Programme based on local production: NjaaMarufuku Component II sponsored by WFP, FAO and MDGs center
  • 2006    Consultant for the Development of recipe book on African Leafy vegetables from 8 African Countries Sponsored by IPGRI
  • 2006: Served as a Reviewer as a member of the National Micronutrient Deficiency Control Council for the Iodine Nutrition Status in Kenya and Trends in the elimination of iodine deficiency A survey by KEMRI/UNICEF.
  • 2005: Co-Consultant in the National Food Consumption Survey on Kenyan, Nigerian and South African  Adult Women, by UNILEVER, MRC- South Africa and Kenyatta University
  • 2005: Co-Consultant in the Capacity Building for Early Childhood Development: Nutrition and Health care management of children 0-3 years, with special emphasis on HIV/AIDS project for Kwale and Bungoma District and Divisional Officers. Sponsored by DANIDA   
  • 2004: Provided Technical support in the Development of promotional materials for the diversification of diets by consumption and production of traditional foods for the management of diseases and for use by normal individuals in Kenya, sponsored by CIDA through IPGR.
  • 2004: Nutrition Consultant for Budalangi community recovery programme: An impact Alleviation Programme for HIV/AIDS Orphans and Vulnerable groups. A project of Victory Faith International Church
  • 2004: Co-Consultant for the Baseline survey on upgrading non-formal primary schools in Korogocho slums, Nairobi Kenya, sponsored by Concern International.
  • 2003: Co-researcher for the National Food Consumption Survey to identify a suitable food vehicle for fortification of Vitamin A (UNICEF and Food, Nutrition and dietetics Department, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya)
  • 2002: Project assistant for a Peer Approach to enhanced compliance to T.B management and treatment by minorities in New York project (New York, USA)
  • 1996-1997: The Effect of Peer-Facilitated Participatory Nutrition Education on Acceptability of Reduced-Fat Foods by 5th Graders, Tallahassee, Florida, U.S.A. (PhD dissertation)
  • 1981-1982: Dietary Practices and the prevalence of iodine deficiency in a Fishing Community, Bataan, Philippines. (Msc. Thesis)
  • 1989-1994: Ram-Pressed oilseeds in Rural Farming Communities in Bungoma District, Kenya. An Interdepartmental project to increase oil consumption by rural households. Sponsored by IDRC. (Co-researcher)
  • 1989-1995: A National Survey of the indigenous foods and plants in Kenya and their significance to Health and Nutrition. A project carried out by Nairobi University, department of agronomy and Egerton University, department of Home Economics. Sponsored by the United Nations University. (Co-researcher)
  • 1989-1996: Knowledge and Attitude of mothers on incorporating legumes in weaning foods in Njoro, Nakuru, Kenya. (Co-researcher)
  • 1990: The effect of seasonality and food production on breastfeeding and nutrition status of pre-school children in Njoro, Nakuru. A project by the students of Home economics and their lecturer.
  • 1980-1981: Evaluation of the efficacy of using a weaning food product, LISHA, developed from extruded maize and soybeans by mothers in Morogoro, Tanzania. A project of Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center. (Co-researcher)
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