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Agronomist researcher

Joseph Kangara Kimemia, Kenyan agronomist researcher. Member African Coffee Research Network, Eastern African Weed Science Society, Weed Science Association Eastern Africa.

Background

Kimemia, Joseph Kangara was born on August 23, 1956 in Limuru, Central, Kenya. Son of John Kimemia and Josephine Nungari (Mweru) Kimemia.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, Nairobi (Kenya) University, 1980. Master of Science in Agronomy, Andra Pradesh Agricultural University, Hyderabad, India, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Agronomy, Nairobi (Kenya) University, 1997.

Career

Farming system agronomist National Dryland Farming Research Station, Machakos, Kenya, 1980-1986. Officer in charge, maize agronomist Nyandarua Agricultural Research Station, Ol Joro Orok, Kenya, 1986-1987. Research officer Coffee Research Foundation, Ruiru, Kenya, 1987-1990, senior research officer Kenya, since 1991.

Officer in charge Nyandarua Agricultural Research Station, Oljoro Orok, 1986-1987. Head agronomy section Coffee Research Foundation, Ruiru, 1996-1900. Secretary general application-specific integrated circuit, Nairobi, 1996-1997.

Member task force on coffee liberalisation Minister of Agriculture, Livestock Development and Marketing, 1996. Member task force on strategies to enhance coffee productions in Kenya, 1998-1999. Member Ministeried Committee on the way forward for the coffee industry, 2000.

Achievements

  • Avocations: reading, walking, gardening, church activities, photography.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member African Coffee Research Network, Eastern African Weed Science Society, Weed Science Association Eastern Africa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, walking, gardening, church activities, photography.

Connections

Married Lilian Nini Kironji, May 25, 1985. Children: John, Ephraim, Samuel.

father:
John Kimemia Kimemia

mother:
Josephine Nungari (Mweru) Kimemia

spouse:
Lilian Nini Kironji

child:
John Kimemia

child:
Ephraim Kimemia

child:
Samuel Kimemia