Monday, 14 October 2019

Florence Kaumi Kirimi

Name: Florence Kaumi Kirimi
Title/Qualification: Masters (Msc)
Position: Tutorial Fellow
Department: Agricultural Economics and Extension
School:  of Agriculture
Area of Specialization:  Agricultural Education and Extension
Contact Address: 177-Igoji
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Short Biography:

I am a Kenyan by birth. I am currently pursuing a PhD in Agricultural extension at the University of Embu. I have Msc and a Bsc in Agricultural Education and Extension from Egerton University. I have taught secondary school Agriculture and Biology for 6 years during which I served as the Head of Technical Department, Patron Young farmers club for four years, Young Christian students Patron for 5years and Coordinator for Agriculture projects for the Kenya Science and Engineering Fair (KSEF) in Tharaka Nithi County for two years. I have also taught as a part time lecturer in Meru University of Science and Technology in the School of Agriculture and Food science.

Research Interests:

  • Banana production with special interest in extension technology transfer agents and banana value chain