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Agronomist

Ellis Mbaka Njoka, Kenyan agronomist. Recipient scholarship World Hunger Methodist Scholarship, Louisiana, 1993, Rotary, Illinois, 1990, fellowship, Commonwealth. Patron Mugi Self Help Group, Chuka, 1989, Ikuu Youth Clinical, 1994; chairman Ikuu Girl's Secondary School, Chuka, since 1995; elder Presbyterian Church; Member Soil Science Society of East Africa, American Vocational Education Association.

Background

Njoka, Ellis Mbaka was born on September 23, 1951 in Chuka, Kenya. Son of Mugera Njoka Kiagau and Peris Mwonge Njoka.

Education

Credit Diploma, Egerton, Njoro, Kenya, 1978. Bachelor of Science, Nairobi University, 1988. Master of Science, Louisiana University, 1992.

Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana University, 1994.

Career

Technology officer Minister of Agriculture, Embu, Kenya, 1978-1979. Assistant research officer National Irrigation Board, Kisumu, Kenya, 1979-1983. Senior technical Egerton University, Nakuru, 1983-1992, lecturer, 1993-1997, senior lecturer, since 1998.

Head department agronomy, Nakuru, since 1998. Lecturer Egerton University, 1993-1997. Consultant Nuffic/Rawoo, Nairobi, 1994, Forest Action Network, Nairobi, 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) Community's Initiative to Survive in Semi-Arid Area, 1996.

Membership

Patron Mugi Self Help Group, Chuka, 1989, Ikuu Youth Clinical, 1994. Chairman Ikuu Girl's Secondary School, Chuka, since 1995. Elder Presbyterian Church.

Member Soil Science Society of East Africa, American Vocational Education Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Tennis, football, athletics, reading, writing.

Connections

Married Judith Kaari Mugo, April 5, 1975. Four children.

father:
Mugera Njoka Kiagau

mother:
Peris Mwonge Njoka

spouse:
Judith Kaari Mugo