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Welcome to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology

Messege from Vice Chancellor

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

 

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TENDER NOTICE FOR VALUATION AND SURVEY SERVICES

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and technology staff Retirement Benefit Scheme (JOOUST-RBS) is a medium size pension scheme registered by the Retirement Benefits Authority. The membership of the scheme includes current, former and retired members of staff of JOOUST.

JOOUST-RBS hereby invites interested, eligible and competent firms for the following service works tenders:

  1. Provision of land survey services on South/Sakwa/Migwena/472 (7.9 Acres) and South/Sakwa/Barkowino/1071(12 Acres).
  2. Provision of valuation services of South/Sakwa/Migwena/472 (7.9 Acres) and South/Sakwa/Barkowino/1071(12 Acres)

All interested firms can download the tender document from www.jooust.ac.ke.

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD REQUEST FOR QUOTATION DOCUMENT

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KCB FOUNDATION PRESENTS CHEQUES TO LOCAL COMMUNITY BENEFICIARIES

The KCB foundation through its 2jiajiri platform presented cheques to beneficiaries of the local communities in Bondo, Busia and Kisumu counties. The foundation had partnered with the University to train some of the beneficiaries in fish farming and marketing.

While speaking during the occasion, the Vice Chancellor, Prof. Stephen Agong’ said that the platform was a welcome opportunity for the local community to benefit from the University in acquiring skills necessary in becoming successful entrepreneurs. “In the long term we intend to have a more elaborate partnership with the community, KCB foundation and the County and National governments in order to address issues to do with dwindling fish supplies.

In attendance was Bondo MP Dr. Gideon Ochanda who welcomed the initiative and hailed the bank for involving the local leadership in identifying members of the community. The member of parliament encouraged much more partnerships with the University for purposes of improving the livelihoods of the local communities for additional skills set.

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JOOUST COLLABORATES WITH BERN UNIVERSITY OF APPLIED SCIENCES

The School of Agricultural and Food Sciences of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology in collaboration with BFH Business School of Bern University of Applied Sciences, Switzerland have partnered to encourage and motivate young people to generate innovative business models which can evolve into actual enterprises. 

The collaboration culminated into a workshop that focused on; generation of business ideas, verifying ideas with important stakeholders, developing business model interactively and presenting the business model to potential investors.

The workshop was held from the 9th- 14th July 2017 involved 20 students drawn from different Schools at the University including 10 participants from Ukwala and Usigu Sub Counties who are alumni of the Kenya Organization of Teach a Child Africa (TaC). It was facilitated jointly by JOOUST and Swiss academic staff. 

The approach was presented as an opportunity for the facilities to acquire new skills and learn from each other.

ENACTUS KENYA 15TH NATIONAL EXPOSITION IN NAIROBI

 

This is to bring to your attention that EnactusJOOUST students participated at the 15th National Expo for the very first time. The team competed against 17 Public and Private Universities.The projects they presented were:

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MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE

OFFICE OF THE VICE –CHANCELLOR

MESSAGE OF CONDOLENCE

It is with a great sense of sorrow that the entire fraternity of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology received the news of the sad demise of three of our students.

On behalf of the entire University,the Vice-Chancellor,Prof. Stephen G. Agong’ would like to sincerely take this time to offer a message of condolence to the families, friends and fellow students and condole with them during this difficult time.

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Latest Researches and Projects

S/N Project Title Principal Investigator Funding Organization
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

Research Partners

    1. National Council for Science and Technology (NCST)
       http://www.ncst.go.ke

    2. FAO - Hortivar
       http://www.fao.org/hortivar/

    3. University of Nairobi
       http://ict.uonbi.ac.ke

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