Prof. John Gowland Mwangi, PhD, DDG

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Prof. John Gowland Mwangi, PhD, DDG

Professor of Agricultural Education and Extension and Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research & Extension), Egerton University

P.O. Box 536-20115

Egerton, Kenya.

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EDUCATION

Year

Degree

Institution

2007

Post-doctoral Certificate in Tertiary Educ.: Prospects, Challenges and Opportunities

World Bank Institute, Washington DC: USA

1993

PhD in Agricultural Education and Extension

Ohio State University, Columbus, OH: USA

1987

Post-Graduate Cert. in Practical Extension and Media

Brighton Polytechnic, UK

1983

MSc in Agricultural Education

University of Georgia, Athens, GA: USA

1982

BSc in Agricultural Education and Animal Science

University of Georgia, Athens, GA: USA

1976

Diploma in Animal Husbandry

Egerton College, Njoro: Kenya

1970

East Africa Certificate of Education

Nakuru Day Sec. School, Kenya

1966

Kenya Certificate of Primary Education

Gogar Primary School, Rongai: Kenya

SCHOLARSHIPS/ FELLOWSHIPS AWARDED

Year

Scholarship/ Fellowship Awarded By

2011

African Technology and Policy Studies Network

2009

The Netherlands Embassy

2008

The Danish Development Agency – DANIDA

2001-2002

Association of Commonwealth Universities – ACU

1998

Israeli Government

2007

World Bank

2007

Kenya Government

1991-1993

World Bank

1981-1983

United States Aid for International Development – USAID

1973-1976

Kenya Government

 

RECOGNITION/ HONOURS REEIVED

 

2004

Man of the Year: Nominated by the International Board of Research of the American Biographical Institute.

1997

Distinguished Member: Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education (AIAEE). Honoured at its Annual General Conference in Washington DC.

1994

Scholar of the Year: Honoured by AIAEE at its Annual General Conference in Washington DC for outstanding research published that year (Cited in The Informer Vol. 10 No. 1 of Summer 1994).

1994

Member (w.e.f. 2nd February 1994): Honoured by the American National Honour Society of Gamma Sigma Delta.

1992

Member (w.e.f. 19th May 1992): Honoured by the American National Honour Society of Phi Kappa Phi.

1992

Member (w.e.f. 28th February 1992): Honoured by the American National Honour Society of Alpha Kappa Mu.

1992

Commended on 21st June 1992 by Ohio State University Faculty for excellent performance in PhD Research Design Course.

1992

Commended on 11th April 1992 by the Ohio State University Faculty for excellent performance in PhD Research Methods Course.

1982

Placed in the Dean’s Honour’s List: University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. Honoured by the University for outstanding academic performance during the first quarter

1975

Placed in the Principal’s Honours’ List: Egerton College. Honoured by the College for outstanding publication in the Egertonian Magazine

COURSES THAT I USUALLY TEACH

Code

Course Description

AGED 111

Fundamentals of Agricultural Education and Extension

AGED 701

Research Methods in Education

AGED 702

Research Seminars

AGED 730

Extension Program Development and Implementation

AGEX 732

Participatory Program Monitoring and Evaluation

AGED 722

Comparative Extension

 

SERVICE HISTORY/ APPOINTMENTS

18.04.2012 to date

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research and extension), Egerton University

2013 to date

Member: Editorial Board of the Intl. Scientific Jour. Problems of Educ. in the 21st Century’ – PEC

26. 04 2011-18.04. 2012

Senate Representative to the Egerton University Council.

Jan-May 2011

Member: University Committee preparing the Strategic Plan for Chemeron Dry-Land Research, Training and Eco-Tourism Centre.

01.04.2010-25.04.2011

Senate Representative to the Egerton University Council’s Appointment Committee for Professors and Senior University Staff.

April 2010

Team Leader: Egerton University’s Management-Appointed Committee investigating teaching, learning, examinations and general administration at Nakuru Town Campus including Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling in Nakuru and the Faculty of Health Sciences.

2007-2010

Member: Higher Education Institutions’ Applied Human Nutrition Curricula Harmonization Taskforce under the EU-funded HENNA Project that involves universities in Kenya, Uganda, Ethiopia and Germany.

03.03.2008

Professor, Egerton University

2007-2008

Chairman: National Extension, Business Development Services and Marketing Inter-linkage Committee under the Agriculture Sector Ministries’ Coordinating Unit – ASCU.

2006-2008

Chairman: National Research and Extension Thematic Working Group Core Team working on strategies to revitalize Kenya’s agriculture through policy reforms under the Agriculture Sector Ministries’ Coordination Unit - ASCU

2005-2008

Chairman: Board of Governors, Moi Secondary School.

2000-2006

External Examiner for Sokoine and Makerere University students.

2002

Chairman: Faculty Committee reviewing the appropriate length of a thesis and research project in the Faculty of Education and Community Studies.

2001

Chairman: National Organizing Committee of the International Association of Third-World Studies’ (IATWS) Annual Conference hosted by Egerton University

2001

Chairman: Egerton University Vice Chancellor’s Distance Education Curriculum Development Committee.

2001

Member: Egerton University Vice Chancellor’s Committee on Harmonization of Academic Programs in Laikipia College Campus.

2000

Member: Deans of Education Teachers Training Committee on Information Technology.

1999

Chairman: Egerton University’s Alumni Constitutional Review Committee.

01.10.1998

Associate Professor, Egerton University

1997-1998

Member: National Committee working out modalities to institutionalize the Farming Systems’ Approach into the curricula of Kenyan universities and colleges.

01.01.1995

Senior Lecturer, Egerton University

1976-1994

Program Planner at the Ministry of Agriculture Headquarters; Rift Valley Provincial Extension Supervisor: Supervised over 2,000 extension agents (1984-1993); Head: Animal Science Department, Eldoret Institute of Agriculture - mandated to offer a 2-year certificate training course for agricultural extension agents (April to December 1983); Principal: Mtwapa Agricultural Training Centre in Kilifi District - Had 100 technical and support staff (July 1977-December 1980); Principal Designate: Ngerenyi Agricultural Training Centre in Taita Taveta District (March to June, 1977); Acting District Animal Husbandry Officer: Machakos District (January - February 1977); and Divisional Animal Husbandry Officer: Nkubu in Meru District (April – August 1976) and Mbooni in Machakos District (September – December 1976).

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS’ SUPERVISION

PhD

7 PhD students successfully supervised include Wiliam Faustine Epeju, Bernard Nyingi Githua; Susan Kamuru; Agnes Oywaya Nkurumwa; Samuel Wambugu Wachanga; Stephen Wambugu Maina; and *Boniface Kaberia (University of Reading student) – Helped supervise his field work at the request of his University.

MSc

22 MSc students successfully supervised include Augustino Mwai Kimu; John Tuimising Ronoh; John Gateri ; William Gitau Gakobo; Stephen Imoli Ibwanga; Simon Mburu Kiarie; Betty Chalanga’t Buses; Loise Nyambura Kimani; Charles Mamati Lusweti; Stephen Wambugu Maina; Sammy Muteti Mutisya; Simon Mwangi Wanjohi; John Odiaga Oloo; Charity Mwihaki Njeru; Rose Nyambura; Lamech Ongige Siko; Lucy Karega Njeru; Ronald Nyamwamu; Jane Nkirote Kirimi; Martha Wangare Kariuki, Loise Njambi Gakaho and Miriam Nthenya Kyule.

Students under supervision

7 PhD: Justus Muteti Kavoi; John Odiaga Oloo; Ronald Orare Nyamwamu, Lucy Karega Njeru, Jane Nkirote Kirimi, Loise Njambi Gakaho, Martha Wangari Kariuki

7 MSc: Joseph Mwangi Mithamo; Paul Muchira Muriithi; Kabera Henry Macharia; Evelia Vugutsa Josephine; Kimu Esther Waruguru; Chepkirui Beatrice Rotich; Jackline Kerubo Arabu;

 

PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS

Dates/Year

Title of Certificate

Institution Awarding

2013

Institutional Management in Higher Education

Management Training and Advisory Centre

2009

Post-doctoral Certificate in Market Access for Sustainable Development, Centre for Development Innovations,

Centre for Development Innovation, Wageningen University, The Netherlands

2007

Post-doctoral Certificate in Tertiary Education: Prospects, Challenges and Opportunities

World Bank Institute, Washington DC: USA

2001-2002

Post-doctoral research in food security as a Commonwealth Research Fellow

University of Reading

1998

Post-doctoral Certificate in Educ. for Science and Technology

Jerusalem, Israel

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Agricultural Education and Extension (Community mobilization, extension methodologies, participatory projects monitoring and evaluation, extension management, soft skills, youth empowerment and sources of livelihoods).

 

MEMBERSHIP TO PROFESSIONAL/ SCIENTIFIC ASSOCIATIONS

 

Category

Organization

Member

African Technologies and Policy Studies Network

Member

Canadian Association of African Studies (CAAS)

Member

Association for Social Science Research in Eastern and Southern Africa (OSSREA)

Member

Shalom Club International

Distinguished Member

Association for International Agricultural and Extension Education - AIAEE

Member

American Vocational Education Research Association (AVERA).

 

APPOINTMENTS AND WORK EXPERIENCE

 

2013

Chairman: Public Universities Training Needs Assessment Meeting held at the Faculty of Engineering, Kenyatta University.

18.04.2012 to date

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research & Extension), Egerton University

2012 to date

Chairman: Egerton University Senate Five-Member Shortlisting Appeals Committee for Professors and Senior members of the University Staff (Elected Chairman by Senators on 5th April 2012).

18th April 2012 to date

Member: Academic and Research Sub-Committee, Egerton University Council.

2012 to date

Vice Chairman: Nakuru Chapel Church Building Committee.

March 2012

Keynote Speaker: Annual General Conference of the Nigerian Society of Agricultural Professionals held at the University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.

2001, 2011 & 2013

Contracted to evaluate applicants for professorial appointments by Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania (2001); University of Nigeria, Issuka, Nigeria (2011) and University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria (2011 & 2013).

2011

Evaluated the Bachelor of Food Security and Livelihoods degree curriculum for Gretsa University at the request of the Commission for University Education (formerly Commission for Higher Education) and presented the recommendations to the Universities Accreditation Board on 19th April 2011 at the Commission Headquarters in Nairobi.

25th Sept. to 10th October 2011

Coordinator and Facilitator: International Refresher Course on Market Access for Sustainable Development organized for senior public and private extension managers from developing countries by Egerton University and Centre for Development Innovations in Wageningen, The Netherlands. The course focused on value addition of agricultural products and stakeholders and market chains analysis.

2011

Contracted by Kisii University College to facilitate a Research Proposal Writing Workshop for lecturers and graduate students.

April 2010

Team Leader: Committee appointed by Egerton University Management to investigate teaching, learning, examinations and general administration at Nakuru Town Campus including Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling in Nakuru and Faculty of Health Sciences. The Committee comprised of the Director, Graduate School; Director, Board of Undergraduate Studies and Field Attachment; Director, Quality Assurance; Dean, Education; and Senior Assistant Registrar.

June 2010

Developed an Implementation Plan for improving service delivery at Egerton University’s Nakuru Town Campus and Faculty of Health Sciences at the request of the Vice Chancellor.

May 2010

Facilitator: Extension Management Training for the Kenya Forestry Service.

2010

Facilitator: Contracted by Egerton University to train lecturers on writing fundable research proposals.

2007

Team Leader: Curriculum Development for the collaborative MSc in Media Communication for Development - A joint effort of Egerton University and University of Reading.

Chairman: Steering Committee preparing the Conference on Agricultural Extension for Development.

Represented universities on a Kenya Government delegation studying Post-Primary Education: Challenges, Prospects and Opportunities at the World Bank Institute.

2006-2007

Contracted by Catholic Diocese of Eldoret to develop a training manual for extension staff and farmers on livestock production, apiculture, dairy, beef, fish farming, ox ploughing, fodder production, and sheep and goats.

Contact person: Collaboration in training and agricultural policy research between the Department of Agricultural Education, Egerton University and University of Reading.

6-17th Nov. 2006

Contracted by Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) through Cardinal International to represent their interests in evaluation of the World Bank-funded Kenya Agricultural Productivity Project (KAPP).

July 2006

Lead Consultant: Contracted by Catholic Diocese of Eldoret to conduct a Training Needs Assessment of extension service providers and farmers in Nandi South, Uasin Gishu, Keiyo and Marakwet Sub-Counties (formerly districts).

August 2006

Contracted by FARM-Africa to conduct a Stakeholders’ Survey of its Framer-to-Farmer Extension Delivery Model.

September 2006

With Prof. Chris Garforth of University of Reading, completed the Research into Use Program Proforma intended to help donors decide whether to extend funding of FARM-Africa’s Framer-to-Farmer Extension Project.

2006

Contact person: Collaboration in higher education between universities in Eastern Africa and International Agricultural Centre in Germany under EU’s EDU-LINK Program on Applied Human Nutrition.

Team leader: Departmental Research Team 1.

Member: Egerton University Research Committee (26th Sept. 2006 to 18th April 2012.

July 2005

Team Leader: Contracted by Winrock International to evaluate the Mid-Career BSc Agricultural Extension Program at Alemaya University in Ethiopia. The Team was mandated to evaluate the BSc curriculum and make recommendations with emphasis on courses that needed to be modified, added or deleted; evaluate relevance and quality of the off-campus supervised extension projects (SEPs) and provide suggestions on how best to plan, implement and evaluate SEPs; and also make strategic recommendations to Alemaya University and the Ethiopian Government on how to improve and sustain the program.

Participated in the Mid-Term Review of the DFID-funded research project in Uganda entitled Understanding East Africa’s Rural Youth Livelihoods.

April 2005

Trained FARM-Africa’s senior field officers from Eastern Province on qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.

2005

Chairman: Faculty of Education and Community Studies’ Committee reviewing promotion criteria for academic staff and procedure for appointment and tenure of vice chancellors, deputy vice chancellors and principals of university colleges.

2005

Appointed Consulting Editor of Who is who? of the American Biographical Institute; Deputy Director General (Africa Region) of the UK-based International Biographical Centre; and Chairman of the Agricultural Research and Extension Thematic Working Group under the Agriculture Sector Ministries’ Coordination Unit (ASCU). The Group’s mandate was to develop Kenya’s National Agricultural Sector Research and Extension Policies.

2003-2005

National Coordinator: DFID-funded research on Understanding East Africa’s Rural Youth Livelihoods. Dr. Kevin Waldie of the University of Reading was the Principal Investigator.

2002

Contracted by Electoral Commission of Kenya to train Nakuru Constituency Presiding Officers and their deputies.

1999 & 2002

Facilitator: Participatory Program Monitoring and Evaluation Course jointly organized by the International Agricultural Centre (IAC) and Egerton University (EU) for senior public and private extension managers and program leaders from Sub-Saharan Africa.

1999-2002

Dean: Faculty of Education and Cmmunity Studies.

2000-2001

Contracted by GiZ (formerly GTZ) to train agricultural extension providers and to give advice on extension.

2000

(a) Contracted by the Organization for Social Science Research in Eastern Africa (OSSREA) to evaluate its Quantitative Research Training Modules and Research Reports in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

(b) Reviewed refereed journal articles for the Africa Pastoral Forum.

(c) Special Advisor of the Korean-based Worldwide Intellectuals Association for African Famine Relief. Appointed on 12th July 2000.

1997-2000

Member: Policy and Development Committee, Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development of Egerton University.

1997-1999

Chairman: Department of Agricultural Education and Extension

1999

Contracted by International Service for National Agricultural Research Systems (ISNAR) to train national-level senior researchers from sub-Saharan Africa in Leadership and Management.

1998

Reviewed Kenya’s National Agricultural Sector Extension Policy at the request of the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Agriculture.

1997

Guest Speaker: Contracted by ETC International and CODA Corporation’s Regional Office for Africa to deliver a keynote speech on Integrated Agricultural Extension at an International Workshop held at Kericho Tea Hotel.

1997

(a) Keynote Speaker: Contracted by Environment Consult Ltd. To give a keynote speech at its Special Environmental Research Methodologies Training Workshop at Stem Hotel, Nakuru.

(b) Facilitators: Contracted by the Regional Land Management Unit (RELMA) to facilitate its Regional Extension Workshop in Nairobi.

1995-1997

Lead consultant: Contracted by Africa Inland Church (AIC) to train extension providers for its Bahati-based Christian Life Promotion Community Development Project.

 

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

Project period

Research Topic

2013

Principal Investigator (PI): Establishing an Ecotourism Data Base at Egerton University for Faster Economic Development in Kenya.

Dec 2011 –

Dec 2012

PI: Soft skills’ Training Needs Assessment for Jua-Kali Operators in Horticulture, Livestock and Business/ Entrepreneurship in Nakuru County, Kenya.

2011-2012

Lead Supervisor: Project funded by the Dutch Embassy through ETC East Africa on System Design and Scalability of Farmer Field Schools and Rainforest Alliance Certification East and West of Rift Valley. The project supported 1 PhD student and 1 MSc student.

1st Nov 2009-

31st Oct 2010

PI: Building Jua-Kali Operators’ Capacity in Soft Skills for Faster Economic Development in Nakuru Sub-County (formerly District). The study findings were published by the European-based International Scientific Periodical Problems of Education in the 21st Century – Pedagogical Issues in Education.

1999

PI: DFID-funded research on policies that have supported or constrained sustainable agriculture and poverty alleviation in Kenya from 1890 to 1999.

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Journal/ Book

Title

Year

1

International Jour. of Social Sciences and Entrepreneurship Vol. 1, Issue No. 9

Indigenous Chicken Marketing Channels among Small-Scale Farmers in Mau Narok Division of Nakuru County, Kenya

Kyule, M. N.; Mwangi, J. G. & Nkurumwa, A. O.

2014

2

Elixir Energy & Environment 67 (2014) 21569-21573 Available online at www.elixirpublishers.com (Elixir International Journal)

Land Tenure, Traditions and Beliefs are Socio-cultural Factors Influencing Participation of Women in Tree Growing in Siaya County, Kenya

John Odiaga Oloo, Paul M. Makenzi, J. G. Mwangi and A. S. Abdulrazak

2014

3

Chapter 6 of: Research for Dev. (R4D) Responses to Food Security and Poverty Reduction in Africa, pp. 79-92; edited by Braima D. James.

Improving Food Security through Research and Extension Education: Effects of Climate Change and Aflatoxins.

John Gowland Mwangi and Stephen Wambugu Maina

Dec.

2013

4

International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research Vol. 2, Issue 3, ISSN (Online) 2319-1473

Available online at http://ijair.org/administrator/components/com_jresearch/files/publications/IJAIR_373_Final.Pdf

Dominant Tree Species for Increasing Ground Cover and their Distribution in Siaya County, Kenya

John Odiaga Oloo, Dr. P. M. Makenzi,

Prof. J. G. Mwangi and Prof. A. S. Abdulrazak

2013

5

Global Journal of Environmental Science and Technology,

1(1): 1-6

Influence of traditions/ customs and beliefs/ norms on women in tree growing in Siaya County, Kenya

Nov.

2013

6

US-China Jour. of Public Adm., ISSN 1548-6591 10(8): 727-737

Influence of Khat (Miraa) on Primary School Dropout among Boys in Meru County, Kenya

Njeru, L. K. & Mwangi, John Gowland

2013

7

International Journal of Agricultural Extension,

1(1): 20-30

Climate Change Challenges and Adaptation Strategies among the Pastoralists of Laikipia County, Kenya.

Kirimi, J.; Mwangi, J. G. & Nkurumwa, A. O.

203

8

US-China Journal of Public Adm. ISSN 1548-6591, 10(6):1548- 6591.

Developing a Vibrant Livestock Industry in East Africa
through Market-Driven Research.

John Gowland Mwangi and Justus Muteti Kavoi

2013

9

International Journal of Agriculture Innovations and Research Vol. 2, Issue 3, ISSN (Online) 2319-1473

Available online at http://ijair.org/administrator/components/com_jresearch/files/publications/IJAIR 357 Final Pdf

Gender Issues in Tree Growing in Bondo and Siaya Sub-Counties, Siaya County, Kenya

John Odiaga Oloo, Dr. Paul M. Makenzi,

Prof. John Gowland Mwangi and Prof. Ali Shaukat Abdulrazack

2013

10

US-China Jour. of Public Adm. ISSN 1548-6591, 10(5): 497-506.

Strategies for Effective Multi-Stakeholder Linkages for Innovative Agricultural Development in Eastern Kenya. Justus Muteti Kavoi and John Gowland Mwangi

2013

11

Intl. Scientific Jour. Problems of Educ. in the 21st Century’ – PEC

The Training costs and benefits of a tea-based farmer field school in Kenya.

Maina, S. W.; Mwangi, John Gowland & Boselie, D.

2012

12

Intl. Scientific Jour. Problems of Educ. in the 21st Century’ – PEC 43(43): 141-158, ICID: 1002406, ICTM Value: 3:0

Up-scaling farmer field schools and Rainforest Alliance Certification among tea producers in Kenya: Options, opportunities and emerging lessons.

Maina, S. W.; Mwangi, John Gowland; Boselie, D., Onduru, D. & Buses, B. C.

2012

13

Keynote Paper: 17th Annual Conf. AESON (11-14 March-Nigeria)

Agricultural Extension Strategies for Effective Mitigation

against the Effects of Climate Change

John Gowland Mwangi

2012

14

A Research Report

System design and scalability of farmer field schools and Rainforest Alliance Certification of smallholder tea producers East and West of Rift Valley.

Maina, S. W.; Buses, B. C.; Mwangi, John Gowland, Boselie, D., Onduru, D. & Waarts, Y.

2012

15

Intl. Scientific Jour.Problems of Educ. in the 21st Century’ - PEC, 32(32): 98-112. ICID: 952765 ICTM Value: 3.00

A Gender-Based Analysis of the Role of Agricultural Extension Services among Maasai Agro-Pastoralists.

Nkurumwa, A. O., Mwangi, John Gowland & Kathuri, N. J.

2011

16

Intl. Scientific Jour. - Problems of Educ. in the 21st Century, PEC 33(33):118-132. ICID: 953271 ICID: 953271

The effectiveness of agro-dealers in enhancing dissemination and adoption of the “push pull” technology among smallholder farmers in western Kenya.

Maina, S. W. & Mwangi, John Gowland

2011

17

Book Chapter

*Challenges and Opportunities for Effective Linkages between Research, policy and Practice. Keynote paper presented at the African Technologies and Policy Studies (ATPS) Annual General Conference on Strengthening Linkages between Policy Research and Policymaking for African Development held at the Mombasa Continental Resort from 7th to 11th November 2011. Mwangi, John Gowland

*Accepted by ATPS as a Book Chapter in the Press.

2011

18

Intl. Scientific Jour.Problems of Educ. in the 21st Century – Contemporary Issues in Educ.”, 26(26), 52-65 (ISSN 1822-7864).

The Effectiveness of Farmer Field Schools’ extension methodology in soil and water conservation using contour ploughing, unploughed strips and farm yard manure application.

Mwangi, John Gowland; Oloo, J. O. & Maina, S. W.

2010

19

Intl. Scientific Jour.Problems of Educ. in the 21st Century – Pedagogical and Psychological Issues in Educ.”, 25(25), 43-57 (ISSN 1822-7864).

Building Jua-Kali operators’ capacity in soft skills for faster socio-economic development in Nakuru district, Kenya.

Mwangi, John Gowland; Nkurumwa, A. O. & Maina, S. W.

2010

20

WREN Media: AGFAX Communicating Science for Sust. Devt.

A positive vision for young people. Available at the AGFAX website http://www.agfax.net/- Mwangi, John Gowland.

Sept.2004

21

International Education Journal, 5(1), 26-36. http://iej.cjb.net

Effects of co-operative class experiment teaching method on sec. school students’ chem. achievement in Kenya’s Nakuru District.

Wachanga, S. W. & Mwangi, John Gowland.

2004

22

Intl. Jour. of Educational Devt., 5:164-175.

Factors related to the artificial insemination by subsistence dairy farmers in Bomet District, Kenya.

Mwangi, John Gowland; Ronoh, W. T. & Asiabaka, C. C.

2004

23

Intl. Jour. of Educational Development, 23, 487-499.

Student’s mathematics self-concept and motivation to learn mathematics: Relationship and gender differences among Kenya's secondary school students in Nairobi and Rift Valley Provinces.

Githua, B. N. & Mwangi, John Gowland.

2003

24

Jour. Of Intl. Agric. & Extension Educ., 10 (1), 11-19.

Improving agricultural extension services through faith-based initiatives: A case of Bahati farmers project in Kenya. Mwangi, John Gowland; Agunga, R. & Garforth, C. J.

2003

25

Eastern Africa Social Science Res. Review, 28 (2), 31-42.

Factors related to the morale of Agric. teachers in Machakos District.

Mwangi, John Gowland & Mwai, A. K.

2002

26

OSSREA News, 22 (1), 1-5. website http://www.ossrea.org/newstebu02/article11.htm

Contribution of education, culture and attitudes to one’s professional success.

Mwangi, John Gowland

2002

27

Teacher Educator: Jour. for Teachers, Teacher Educators, Students, Parents and Academicians, IV(Sept.), 1-5.

Publish or perish: A message for dons.

Mwangi, J. G., Epeju, W. F. & Asiabaka, C.

2002

28

Teacher Educator: Jour. for Teachers, Teacher Educators, Students, Parents and Academicians, IV (Sept.), 41-46

Qualities of Agricultural professionals Kenya employers want.

Mwangi, John Gowland

2002

29

Jour. of Educ. & Human Resources, 1 (1), 124-134.

Promotion & adoption of sust. Agric. for improved rural livelihoods.

Muiruri, H. K. & Mwangi, John Gowland

2001

30

Intl. Jour. of Agric. & Rural Devt., 2, 14-28.

Policy implications of promoting food security through sustainable Agriculture in Sub-Saharan Africa: Lessons from Kenya. Mwangi, John Gowland & Muiruri, H. K.

2001

31

Jour. of Educ. & Human Resources, 1 (1), 1-13.

Using pre-schools to reduce gender imbalance among science professionals in Sub-Saharan Africa: Critical issues. Mwangi, John Gowland; Mungai, V. W. & Chiuri, L. W.

2001

32

Intl. Jour. of Agric. & Rural Devt., 2, 65-71.

Needs assessment in development Programs: Implications for extension policies.

Mwangi, John Gowland & Asiabaka, C. C.

2001

33

Egerton Jour., 3 (1), 25-34.

Using good financial management to enhance the quality of Kenya’s secondary school education. Mwangi, John Gowland

2000

34

Intl. Agric. Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Section 8 pp. 1-11. (Book Chapter).

The promotion of participatory approaches and the agricultural sector investment Program in Kenya’s extension policy. ICRE Training Module on New Perspectives in Rural Ext.: Challenges and Prospects.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1999

35

Jour. of Intl. Agric. & Ext. Educ., 5 (1), 63-68.

The role of extension in the transfer and adoption of agricultural technologies.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1998

36

Egerton Jour., 2 (1), 53-59.

Improving agro-forestry through extension education.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1998

37

Egerton Jour., 2 (1), 80-99.

Contributions of education and research to national development with special reference to Kenya.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1998

38

Jour. of Intl. Agric. & Ext. Educ., 4 (2), 29.

Extension education: A prime mover in the development of agro-forestry.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1997

39

People & Institutional Participation for Sust. Devt., (pp. 657 – 664). (Book Chapter) Nairobi, Kenya: Kenya Forestry Research Institute.

Extension: A prime mover in the development of agro-forestry.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1996

40

* Jour. of Intl. Agric. & Extension Educ., 2 (1), 16-25.

Factors related to the motivation of Kenya’s extension agents in Rift Valley.

Mwangi, John Gowland & McCaslin, N. L.

*One of the four outstanding research papers during the 1994 AIAEE Annual Conference held in Washington DC.

June

1995

41

Jour. of Agric. Educ., 35 (3), 35-43.

The motivation of Kenya’s extension agents.

Mwangi, John Gowland & McCaslin, N. L.

1994

42

Journal of Ext., 32 (3), 1-5.

Job satisfaction of Kenya’s Rift Valley extension agents.

McCaslin, N. L. & Mwangi, John Gowland

1994

43

Summary of Research, 76, 1-12.

Factors related to the motivation of extension agents in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province.

1994

44

Summary of Research, 76, 1-12.

Factors related to the motivation of extension agents in Kenya’s Rift Valley Province.

McCaslin, N. L. & Mwangi, John Gowland

1994

45

Research Into Practice No. 47. The Ohio State Univ., Columbus OH 43210-1067.

Factors related to agents’ motivation in Kenya.

Mwangi, John Gowland

Sept. 1993

CONFERENCE, WORKSHOP AND OTHER PAPERS/ REPORTS

46

Annual General Meeting of Agric. Professionals in Nigeria, Issuka, Nigeria. March

Agricultural extension strategies for effective mitigation against the effects of climate change. Keynote paper. Mwangi, John Gowland

2012

47

RUFORUM Biannual Conference in Entebbe, Uganda (Selected 3rd Best Paper in the Conf.).

Livelihood diversification and enhanced food security through agro-pastoralism: Socio-cultural and other challenges among Maasai pastoralists of Narok North district of Kenya.

Nkurumwa, A. O., Mwangi, John Gowland & Kathuri, N. J.

2010

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Submitted to the Vice Chancellor, Egerton University.

Implementation Plan for improving service delivery at the Nakuru Town Campus including Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling in Nakuru and the Faculty of Health Sciences. Mwangi, John Gowland

2010

49

Submitted to the Egerton University Management.

Teaching, learning, examinations and general administration at the Nakuru Town Campus including Kenya Institute of Professional Counselling in Nakuru and the Faculty of Health Sciences: An investigative report compiled and edited by Mwangi, John Gowland & Otieno, E. P.

2010

50

Submitted to the Catholic Diocese of Eldoret.

A training manual on livestock production.

Mwangi, J. G.

2007

51

Intl. Agric. Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Kenya’s rural economic development: ICRE CD Training Module on Rural Economic Development: The changing roles of support organizations fostering market-oriented development. Mwangi, John Gowland

2005

52

Submitted to the Vice Chancellor Alemaya University, Ethiopia.

Report of an External Evaluation of the BSc Program for Mid-Career Extension Professionals at Alemaya University, Ethiopia.

Mwangi, John Gowland; Chibwana, C. & Azerefegne, F.

2005

53

Intl. Agric. Centre, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Extension approaches for smallholders: Crucial issues related to strategies to involve smallholders in crops related to improved market access (local and export) – Examples from Kenya. ICRE Training Module on Market Access for Small-Scale Producers in Horticulture to meet Safety and Quality Grades and Standards in East Africa. Mwangi, John Gowland

2004

54

Ministry of Agric. & Rural Devt. & GTZ. Nairobi, Kenya: GTZ (PES).

Promotion of agric. Ext. services: A report on Kenya’s operational environment for private ext. providers / provision. Mwangi, John Gowland

2000

55

KARI’s 7th Biennial Scientific Conf. on Collaborative and Participatory Res. for Sustainably Improved Livelihoods (pp. 101-108). Nairobi, Kenya.

On-farm research experience that involved women farmers in the testing of sorghum-based poultry diets.

Oduho, G. W. & Mwangi, John Gowland

2000

56

Submitted the Dir., Tegemeo Inst. of Agric. Policy & Devt., Egerton University

Policy milestones in Kenya that have supported or constrained sustainable agriculture and poverty alleviation: 1890 – 1999. Nairobi, Kenya: Mwangi, John Gowland

1999

57

KARI’s 7th Biennial Scientific Conf. on Collaborative & Participatory Res. for Sustainably Improved Livelihoods (pp. 583-590). Nairobi, Kenya.

Food Security in the sorghum-growing areas of western Kenya: A survey involving women farmers.

Mwangi, John Gowland & Oduho, G. W.

2000

58

Min. of Agric. & Rural Devt. & GTZ. Nairobi, Kenya: GTZ (PES). 15th to 18th August.

Promotion of agricultural extension initiatives, (pp. 14-18). Proceedings of the Workshop for Provincial Directors of Agric. & Livestock Ext. Officers at Kenya’s Coffee Res. Foundation College Ruiru. Mwangi, John Gowland

2000

59

Canadian Assoc. of African Studies Conf., University of Alberta Edmonton. May 24-28.

Using pre-schools to reduce gender imbalance among science professionals in sub-Saharan Africa: Critical issues. Canadian Assoc. of African Studies Conference, Mwangi, John Gowland & Mungai, V. W. (2000).

2000

60

OSSREA Sixth Congress on Globalisation, Democracy & Devt. in Africa: Future Prospects, 24 – 28th April 2000, Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Enhancing globalisation of food security and poverty alleviation through policies that promote sustainable Agriculture and food security: Lessons from Kenya

John Gowland Mwangi

2000

61

15th Annual AIAEE Conf. Tucson, Arizona.

What employers look for in graduates entering agric.-related professions: Lessons from Kenya

Mwangi, John Gowland, Githeko, J. M. & Wachanga, S.

1999

62

14th Annual AIAEE Conf. Tucson, Arizona.

Teachers’ morale as an essential component of effective teaching: Lessons from Kenya’s Machakos District.

Mwangi, John Gowland & Mwai, K. A.

1998

63

14th Annual AIAEE Conf. Tucson, Arizona.

Mwangi, John Gowland; Githeko, J. M. & Wachanga, S. (1998). Ensuring effective training of sec. school teachers by improving teaching practice.

1998

64

14th Annual AIAEE Conf. Tucson, Arizona.

A community initiative to solve social and economic problems in Bahati, Kenya: Lessons for extension education. Githeko, J. M. & Mwangi, John Gowland

1998

65

13th Annual AIAEE Conf. Arlington, VA.

Extension education: A prime mover in the development of agro-forestry.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1996

66

Staff Seminar on Res. Methodology, Kisii campus.

Threats to internal and external validity. Proceedings of the First 1996 Faculty of Education & Human Resources.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1996

67

The Second Kenya National OSSREA Conf., Kitale, Kenya: July 25-28.

The role of education and research in national development. Mwangi, John Gowland

1996

68

Nakuru District Sec. Schools’ Heads Assoc. Seminar. Menengai High Sch. Nakuru, Kenya: May 8-9.

Maintaining the quality of education in secondary schools by properly managing school finances: A leadership perspective. Mwangi, John Gowland

1996

69

ETC Intl. Work Week, Kericho, Kenya: Oct. 30 – Nov. 3.

Why the integrated rural dev. approach failed.

Mwangi, John Gowland

1995

70

9th Symposium on Educ., Dev. & Res. in Africa. Athens, OH: Ohio University

Improving Kenya’s extension education and development through staff motivation.

McCaslin, M. L. & Mwangi, John Gowland

1994