Thursday, 27 June 2019

 Dr. Samuel Chege Mwangi Profile

Name: Dr Samuel C. Mwangi
Title/Qualification: Dr. /Doctor of Philosophy   
Position: Lecturer
Department: Agricultural Economics and Extension
School:   Agriculture
Area of Specialization:  Agricultural Economics
Contact Address: Department of Agricultural Economics and Extension
                            University of Embu
                            P.O. Box 6-60100
                            Embu, Kenya

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Short Biography

Currently a lecturer at University of Embu and previously worked at the State Department of Agriculture Headquarters, Nairobi as a Policy Analyst. Studied PhD. in Agricultural Economics, MSc. in Agricultural and Applied Economics and BSc. in Agriculture at the University of Nairobi.

Research Interests

  • Economic efficiency in agriculture.
  • Agricultural value chains evaluation.
  • Value addition in agriculture.
  • Agricultural price analysis.

The research projects I am involved in are as follows:

  • Performance characterization of macadamia nut grafted varieties for selection of superior types for increased yield.
  • Socioeconomic factors affecting economic efficiency of smallholder sugarcane production.
  • Agribusiness support and skills training for youths and women.
  • Evaluation of small scale macadamia nut farmers’ value chain.
  • Technology transfer and innovations for value addition for horticultural produce.
  • Increasing the manufacturing of fabrics and apparels by fabrication of local textile innovations through technology transfer.
  • Agricultural value chains market research.
  • Sustainable and efficient management of agricultural water for improved food security and nutrition.

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