Welcome to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) is a centre of excellence in training, research and community outreach services offering practical and market oriented courses.
The University is a premier institution of higher learning offering relevant and quality market driven academic programmes for steering Socio-economic development. The University is strategically located at the quiet serene beaches of Lake Victoria and focuses on the development of Kenya’s cultural heritage through the utilization of the vast natural resources for academic advancement and research purposes premised on improving the socio-economic status of communities.
Prof. Stephen G. Agong’, PHD, FAAS - Vice Chancellor
(CONSULTING SERVICES-SELECTION BASED ON THE CONSULTANTS’ QUALIFICATIONS)
NAME OF THE PROJECT: EASTERN AND SOUTHERN AFRICA HIGHER EDUCATION CENTERS OF EXCELLENCE PROJECT (ACE II)
LOAN N0. / CREDIT N0. / IDA GRANT NO: D1150-3E
PROJECT ID: P151847
ASSIGNMENT TITLE: INDEPENDENT VERIFIER OF DISBURSEMENT LINKED INDICATORS AND RESULTS (DLIS/ DLRS)
PROCUREMENT REFERENCE NO: IUCEA/PROC/CONS/16-17/005
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The University played host to its 3rd disability day that saw people with different disabilities interacting with each other as they entertained guests and fellow colleagues. The event which took place at the University sports pavilion saw both the young and the old mingle as they celebrated their different talents and abilities.
The hugely successful event was officially opened by the Director, National Council of Persons with Disabilities, Hon. Mohammed Gabbow. While giving his remarks, he noted that the directorate was willing to work with Institutions that have a willingness to accommodate the “differently-abled” members of the society through practicable solutions that make their daily operations effortless.Read more ...
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology participated in the Universities Exhibition at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa Feb 28th to March 2nd 2017. These are innovations by Jooust students.
The University in collaboration with the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) has signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation and consultation. The aim of the MOU is to foster the application of geospatial information and technology.
This collaboration culminated into training for both students and staff to create awareness on GIS data availability that can be freely accessed for diverse application in teaching, research and outreach. The workshop was aimed at increasing the number of potential GIS data users at JOOUST, adopting geospatial technologies through promotion by RCMRD to JOOUST community for improved uptake and improving GIS data access by providing platform to RCMRD to explain and demonstrate access protocol and user access rights for their GIS data.Read more ...
Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology has unveiled a five-year development plan seeking to elevate the institution to a centre of excellence.
Speaking during the 2016-21 Strategic Plan, Vice Chancellor Prof Stephen Agong' said that with the implementation of the ambitious plan and ISO re-certification, the institution is ready to conform to requirements of the Vision 2030.
"The ISO re-certification is expected to help us realise our mission and vision set to give us an opportunity to compete with other institutions, not only in Kenya but globally," said Agong'.
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Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology was awarded top position in the Educational Institutions Category during the just concluded UNESCO National Cultural Celebrations held at the Machakos People’s Park, Machakos County from the 1st to 3rd September , 2016.
Receiving the award was the Coordinator Institute of Cultural Heritage and Material Science, Dr Isaya Onjala said that the Institute displayed the cultural diversity of the community surrounding the University and how the University promotes and appreciates various cultural backgrounds. The award was awarded by Dr. Evangeline Njoka, CEO and Secretary General Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM).Read more ...
The Staff of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology have had an opportunity to stretch their muscles freely out of their offices as they came together on an organized staff wellness day at the University’s sports ground.
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Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology in collaboration with Arizona State University, Engineers without borders Chapter partnered to construct a hydraulic laboratory. The laboratory will be used for training, research and outreach.
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|S/N||Project Title||Principal Investigator||Funding Organization|
|1||The Ground water 2013: Sustaining Groundwater safety in Peri-urban areas||Dr. Lorna Grace Okotto||Natural Environment Research Council; Economic & Social Research Council and DFID|
|2||Retention and Sustainability of Community Health Workers in Improving Community Case Management of Malaria||Prof. Yaw Afrane||World Health Organization|
|3||Enhancing Production, Value Addition and Marketing of Indigenous Vegetables (cowpea, spider plant, nightshades, amaranth, pumkin), French Beans and Mushrooms among Smallholders Farmers in Kenya.||Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato||KAPAP Competitive Grant System (KAPAP-CGS)|
|4||Improving Livelihoods among Small scale farmers in East Africa through improved Horticulture Production||Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato||German Government|
|5||Wealth creation and climate change mitigation through AIVS production in Western Kenya among small scale farmers||Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|6||Early Warning Systems for Improved Human Health and Resilience to Climate-sensitive Vector-borne Diseases in Kenya||Prof. Benson Estambale||World Health Organization|
|7||Combating Poverty and Building Democracy through the Co-production of Participatory Waste Management Services. The Case of Kisumu, Kenya.||Dr. Michael Oloko||Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICDL)|
|8||Improvement and Conservation of Sunrise Springs water Quality and Quantity for Sustainable Domestic and Irrigated Soya Bean-based Cropping System in Western Kenya.||Prof. George Ouma||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|9||Characterization, Chemical and Microbial Analysis of SennaDidymobotyra in Kenya.||Prof. Beatrice Anyango||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|10||Pamoja Project: Aid is working. Tell the World.||Dr. Charles Oduke||Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation|
|11||Analysis of the Level of Chemical Contaminants in Portable Water Sources in Rarieda and Bondo Regions, Siaya County.||Mr. EnosWambu||JOOUST|
|12||Unravelling the Anti malarial Agents from ErythrinaAbyssinicaLornchcarpusEriocalyxand AlysicarpusOvalifoliusa||Dr. Regina Nyunja||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|13||Establishment of Regional Special Needs Assessment Laboratory at JOOUST||Mr. Walter Akuno||National Council for Persons with Disabilities|
|14||Equipping of Special Needs Laboratory||Mr. WanyeraSamwel||National Council for Persons with Disabilities|
|15||Community-based Seed Multiplication and Dissemination of Sorghum Seed Systems Technology in the Lake Victoria Basin.||Mr. Walter Akuno||Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agro-Business Project|
|16||Screening of Avocado Rootstocks for Tolerance to Salinity, Water Logging and Diseases for Food Security and Income Generation||Prof. George Ouma||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|17||Improving Production, Processing and Marketing of three Priority Indigenous Vegetables in Western Kenya||Dr. Darius Andika||Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agro-Business Project (KAPAP)|
|18||Genetic Diversity, Chemical Composition and anti-microbial Properties of SENNA DIDYMOBOTYRA (FRESEN) H.S. IRWIN & BARNEBY)||PascalineCheruto||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|19||Addressing Drinking Water Quality Challenges in Developing Countries- Case Study of Lake Victoria Basin.||Prof. S. Wandiga and Prof. Anthony Rodgrigues||USAID|
|20||Mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS at the University||Mr. Akuno Walter||NACC|
|21||Kisumu Local Interaction Platform||Mistra Urban Futures; Sweden|
|22||Developing Capacity of Local Communities for Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture||Lake and Seas Resources Co. and JOOUST|
|23||Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable use of Water Hyacinth in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya||Prof. Anthony Rodrigues||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|
|24||Anti malarial and Anti Microbial Activities of Lornchcarpus and Alsycarpus||Dr. Regina Nyunja||National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation|