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Agronomist

Mary Oyiela Abukutsa Onyango, Kenyan agronomist. Scholar World Bank, 1992; Research grantee African Highlands Initiative, 1997. Member of New York Academy of Sciences, Horticultural Association Kenya, Crop Science Society Kenya, Agricultural Society Kenya, International Crop Sciences Society, Kenya Professional Association of Women in Agriculture and Environment.

Background

Onyango, Mary Oyiela Abukutsa was born on February 20, 1959 in Kakamega, Western, Kenya.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1983. Master of Science in Agronomy, University Nairobi, Kenya, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, University London, 1995.

Career

Agricultural officer II Ministry Agriculture, Kisii, Kenya, 1983-1985, agricultural officer I Nairobi, 1987-1990. Assistant lecturer Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, 1991-1992. Lecturer Maseno (Kenya) University, 1992-1997, senior lecturer, since 1997, coordinator research science, since 1999.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: Traditional Crops in Western Kenya, 1999. Referee Maseno Jou. Education Art & Sciences, since 1999.

      Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of New York Academy of Sciences, Horticultural Association Kenya, Crop Science Society Kenya, Agricultural Society Kenya, International Crop Sciences Society, Kenya Professional Association of Women in Agriculture and Environment.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, music, travel.