Range Livestock Production
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The section aims at  building  knowledge and understanding of dryland production systems and underlying ecological processes.  To achieve this , this section is focusing in training professionals and retooling dryland managers with appropriate scientific knowledge and skills required implement sustainable and environment friendly technologies and practices to meet secure livelihoods for the drylands people, as well as, make dryland ecosystems to continue to play a significant role in the national, regional and global economy

Head of Range Management Section

Prof. Moses M. Nyangito

BSc (Egerton University), MSC (UoN), PhD (UoN)

Current  head of Range Management section  and Associate professor, Dept of Land Resources Mgt and Agric. Technology Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi  have over 15 years successful experience in providing expertise in Animal Resource Ecology and Rangeland Management, and Agricultural related sectors for sustainable development and Training at University level. I am a self-driven, dynamic, and results-oriented expert with high aptitude for performance. Read more

Range Livestock Nutrition and production  Staff

Prof. Robinson Kinuthia Ngugi


An Associate Professor of Range Management  &  former Ag.Dean Faculty of Agriculture.  He is  Range Scientist by training, his education specialized on integrated livestock production and management. He represents the University in the Steering Committee of the National Environmental Management Authority, and is also a member of the Prof. Wangari Maathai Institute of Peace and Environment.Read More

Dr.Koech Oscar Kipchirchir

BSc (UoN), MSC (UoN), PhD (UoN)

He is a Lecturer at the department of LARMAT. He holds a masters degree in Range Management, BSc degree in Range Management both from the University of Nairobi.  He is currently PhD student in Drylands Resource Management at the University of Nairobi. He has worked as research assistant in various projects addressing pastoral livestock production, climate change and adaptation. Read More

Mr. James Ndiritu

BPhil,HND, DIP ( TUK), MSC(ongoing)

Technologist Grade DEF in the Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology. He holds Bachelor of Philosophy in Technology (Applied Biology), Higher National Diploma in Applied Biology, Diploma in Applied Biology and a Certificate in Animal Health. He has over 20 years’ experience in both Field and Laboratory work.Read more
Projects ongoing and past
  • Making the best of climate – Adapting agriculture to climate variability
  • Creating Wealth For Smallholder Farmers In Arid Areas Of Kenya: The Case of Mukau (Melia Volkensii)
Degree courses  or units
 Possible career opportunities (Additional
  • National and International Research Organization
  • Government Ministries a and Departments
  • Teaching in Environmental/Natural Training Resources
  • Consultancy firms
  • Self Employment
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2014 84 View
2013 52 View
2012 45 View
2011 43 View
2010 14 View
2009 21 View
2008 9 View