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Soil chemistry educator

Joseph Kipkorir Keter, Kenyan soil chemistry educator. Recipient German Academic Exchange Service scholarship German Government, Nairobi, 1971-1974, United States Agency for International Development scholarship, Washington, 1977-1982, Fulbright scholarship, Washington, 1991-1992.

Background

Keter, Joseph Kipkorir was born on November 21, 1944 in Kericho, Kenya. Son of James Kipketer and Grace Tamilgoi (Yator) Bira.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1971. Master of Science, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Florida, 1981.

Career

Lecturer University Nairobi, 1975-1985, senior lecturer, 1985-1995, associate professor, since 1995, chairman department soil science, 1986-1992. Director Microbiol. Resources Center, Nairobi, 1988-1992. Member Research and Training Consultant, Niarobi, since 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Proceedings of the First International Workshop on Capacity Building in Soil and Water Management in Africa, 1994.

Religion

Salvation is not based on an individual's fulfillment of God’s commands, but rather on Christ's fulfillment of them and of being united with him through faith.

Politics

The concept of a free church in a free state rests not on political theory nor on human documents but on the word of God.

Views

Responsibility for parenting is to encourage social, economic, and religious efforts to maintain and strengthen relationships within families in order that every member may be assisted toward complete personhood.

Membership

Member Agricultural Society Kenya Show Committee, Nairobi, 1986-1991, Kenya Freedom From Hunger Committee, Nairobi, 1985-1992. Member Nuclear science Techniques Committee, Nairobi, 1984-1995. Member American Society Agronomy, National Geography Society, International Society Soil Science.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Studying christian theology, reading philosophy, reading history of science, playing badminton and table tennis.

Connections

Married Mary Chepkemoi Cherogin, April 18, 1976. Children: Winnie, Paul, Linus, Edward, Isaac.

father:
James Kipketer Bira

mother:
Grace Tamilgoi (Yator) Bira

spouse:
Mary Chepkemoi Cherogin

child:
Winnie Keter

child:
Paul Keter

child:
Linus Keter

child:
Edward Keter

child:
Isaac Keter