Convening and Coordinating Conferences

  • 2017: Baby Friendly Community Initiative Project Dissemination at Community, Sub county, County and National levels between 25th -29th May2017 at Koibatek, Baringo and Nairobi (Organizer, Convener and presenter)
  • 2016: National Food and Nutrition Symposium : mainstreaming nutrition innovations for sustainable development, 23rd-25th November 2016, Nairobi, Kenya ( organizer and convener)
  • 2016: African Nutritional Epidemiological Conference (ANEC VII) 2016, Nutritional dynamics in Africa opportunities and challenges for meeting the sustainable development goals, 9-14th October 2016, Marrakech, Morocco (Member of scientific committee and moderator)
  • 2014: Food and Nutrition in Children workshop, organized by the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health in collaboration with Nestle Food Company on 25th June 2014 at the Kenyatta University BSSC(Facilitator)
  • Kenyatta University Training Workshop on Ethical and Responsible Conduct of Research held at the Kenyatta University Conference Centre (Facilitator)
  • 2014: International Nutrition Conference held at the North Coast Beach Hotel, Kilifi Kenya from 10th to 14th March 2014 (organizer and speaker)
  • 2012: National Symposium on Scaling up Nutrition “ Nutrition is Key” Take up your Role and Act Now, 5-6th November, 2012 Safari Park Hotel. Nairobi, Kenya (Delegate and Moderator)
  • 2011: SUNRAY (Sustainable Nutrition Research in the Years to come) Workshop on Research Agenda for Africa 13th-16th November 2011, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (Moderator)
  • 2011: 2011 national Consultative Workshop Nakuru, 19-20 April, 2011 by Help Age Kenya and International (Speaker and Moderator)
  • 2010: The Nigerian Academy of Science, workshop Agriculture for improved nutrition of women and children in Nigeria, 30th Nov. to 1st December 2010 (Speaker and Moderator)
  • 2010: 4th Epidemiology Conference, Nutrition and Food Security: Successes and Emerging Challenges 4-8 October 2010, Nairobi, Kenya (Keynote Speaker, Speaker and Moderator)
  • 2010: II World Congress of Public Health Nutrition, I Latin-American Congress of Community nutrition on Moving towards a healthy and sustainable nutrition for all, Porto, Portugal 23-25 September, 2010. (Speaker and Moderator)
  • 2009: Vihiga Women Groups and Stakeholders Workshop on Improved Health and Nutrition through Dietary Diversification a VICRES Project, 16-19 June 2009, Chavakali, Kenya (Organizer and Speaker)
  • 2007 International Conference on Research to Action: Mitigating the impacts of HIV/AIDS on Agriculture and Food Security in West Africa: 1-4 October 2007, Cotonou, Benin (Speaker and Moderator)
  • 1994: National Plan of Action for Nutrition Food and Nutrition, Ministry of Planning and National Development, Kenya1994 (Resource person)
  • 1993: Coordinator for Curriculum and Training Manual for management of school nutritional and health programs under the auspices of FAO and UNICEF
  • 1992: Resource person for the Assessment of Community Nutrition Planning, field studies: Curriculum and Training Manual for agricultural extension workers in food and nutrition
  • 1987: Resource Person to the Ordinary Diploma in Applied Sciences (Nutrition and Dietetics) Regulations and Syllabus Kenya Institute of Education, Kenya 1987
  • 1979: Coordinator for the Tanzania Food and Nutrition Center, a policy paper for the Government of Tanzania by the Expert Committee on Nutrition Education and Training, 1979

Presentation of papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

  • 2018: Feeding the people of the Commonwealth; presented at the Commonwealth Innovation Forum 2018: Innovations it’s our Wealth, hosted by Life Sciences Queensland. 5-6th April 2018, Brisbane Australia (Invited guest and Panelist)
  • 2018: Biodiversity and Food and Nutrition Security: Drivers of Food choices for Dietary Diversification for improved health and nutrition for vulnerable populations presented at the Africa Harvest International Conference on Making Smallholder Agriculture more Nutrition Sensitive. 22-23rd March 2018, Nairobi, Kenya. (Keynote Speaker)
  • 2017: Improving Food and Nutrition Security through Dietary Diversification: promoting the rich Kenyan Cuisine presented at a symposium on Agro-biodiversity for dietary diversification with traditional fruits and vegetables for improved health and nutrition. 3rd International Conference on Global food security, 3-6th December 2017, Cape Town South Africa.(Invited Speaker)
  • 2017: Biodiversity and Food and Nutrition Security: Drivers of Food choices for Dietary Diversification for improved health and nutrition for vulnerable populations presented at the International Tropical Agriculture Conference - High Impact Science to Nourish the World” to be held from the 20-22 November, 2017.
  • 2017: Communications and Functional Foods a symposium presentation on functional foods and bioactive compounds at the 21st International Union for Nutritional sciences conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 15-20th October, 2017 (Special lecture speaker, Symposium presenter, panelist, Poster presenter)
  • 2017: A participatory community-based approach to effective implementation of the Baby friendly Community Initiative in rural Kenya a poster presented at the 21st International Union for Nutritional sciences conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 15-20th October, 2017 (Special lecture speaker, Symposium presenter, panelist, Poster presenter)
  • 2017: A Community-based Strategy for Effective Implementation of the baby friendly Community Initiative in Rural Kenya: Challenges, Strengths and Opportunities a special lecture presentation at the 21st International Union for Nutritional sciences conference held in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 15-20th October, 2017 (Special lecture speaker, Symposium presenter, panelist, Poster presenter)
  • 2017: Improving Food and Nutrition Security through Dietary Diversification: Promoting the Rich Kenyan Cuisine presented at the BIT’s 6th Annual World Congress of Food and Nutrition-2017(WCFN-2017) September 15-17, 2017, in Shenyang, China , held at the Shenyang International Conference Center
  • 2017: The Nelson Mandela Africa Institute of Science and Technology postgraduate curriculum development and Inauguration workshop CREATES –FNS- Centre for Research, agricultural Advancement, Teaching Excellence and Sustainability 6th -11th March 2017, Arusha, Tanzania
  • 2016: Kenya Experience with ECDE, School children and Adolescent, Interventions, gaps and Policy Implications: Child and Adolescent Development; Africa Region Round Table Meeting, AU Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 7-8th March 2016
  • 2016: A nutritious breakfast and well being of Children in Kenya. Good Breakfast Nutrition White Paper presented at the Symposium for launch and formation of an Alliance for promotion of Good Breakfast for children, 16th and 26th February 2016, Nairobi Kenya
  • 2016: Feasibility and Effectiveness of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative in Kenya: A pilot Community Trial in a Rural setting. Presented during the National Academy of Sciences and Partnership for Enhance Engagement Research Panel discussions and Seminar U.S Global Development Lab USAID “Leading Voices of Science from the South” 8th-10th Feb. 2016, Washington DC, USA
  • 2016: Enablers and Barriers to Effective Implementation of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative in Rural Kenya. Presented at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 Annual meeting. Washington DC 11-15th Feb 2016 Global Science Engagement
  • 2016: Grand Challenge Africa Community Meeting 2016: Accelerating Transformational Solutions for the World’s Biggest problems in health and Development, 23-26th Feb. 2016, Nairobi Kenya
  • 2015: Role of Nutrition on Infant and early Child health and Development presented at The Agha Khan University Women and Child Health Conference. Role of Nutrition on Birth outcomes and Infant Survival 3-5th Dec. 2015 Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2015:Improving Food and Nutrition Security through Dietary Diversification: Promoting the Rich Kenyan Cuisine presented at the International Conference on Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Biodiversity: Unlocking the potential for Food Security and Sustainable Livelihoods 23-24th November 2015, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2015:1st Global Conference on Patient Centered Care. Patient Centered Care: Training and Delivery of Universal Health Care 29th Sep. to 2nd Oct. 2015, Kenyatta University, Nairobi Kenya
  • 2015:Educational Videos to improve maternal and young child nutrition and health in urban and rural Kenya, presented at the 2015 Integrated Nutrition Conference 14-15th September 2015, Nairobi Kenya
  • 2015: World Breast feeding Week, Breast feeding and Work, Let us make it work: Empowering and Supporting all working women to adequately combine work and child rearing 1st- 8th August 2015, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2015:ENACT Trainer of Trainers (TOT) workshop for universities and partners 29th June – 3rd July 2015, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 2015:Education for Effective Nutrition Action (ENACT) The Kenyan Experience with a focus on potential for use of ENACT Module, presented at the 3rd FANUS Congress 25-29th May 2015 in Arusha Tanzania
  • 2014: Determination of Phytates &Oxalates in selected recipes of underutilized vegetables from Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya. A paper presented at the International Symposium on Indigenous Vegetables by AVDRC at the 29TH International Horticultural Congress 2014(IHC2014), 17-22 August 2014, Brisbane, Australia
  • 2014:Effectiveness and Feasibility of the Baby Friendly Community Initiative: A pilot trial in a rural setting presented at the PEER HEALT participants’ conference hosted by Nelson Mandela African Institution of Science & Technology Arusha, Tanzania, 4-7 August 2014
  • 2014:FAO/INFOOD Training on Food Composition, especially relevant for universities, a resource person on traditional recipes, 25th July 2014 at Accra Ghana
  • 2014: Food and Nutrition Security challenges of Postharvest Handling in Africa, a keynote presentation at the 6th Africa Nutrition Epidemiology Conference in Accra, Ghana 21st to 25th July 2014-08-
  • 2014: Overview of the Kenya Experience on the Piloting of the ENACT Module, a paper presented at the Food and Agriculture Organization “Education for Effective Nutrition in Action (ENACT) Post-Piloting Workshop ”Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 7-11 April 2014
  • 2014: The Evaluation and monitoring of Nutrition programmes and Services: Trends, Challenges and Opportunities, a paper presented at the International Conference Mombasa, Kenya 10-14th march 2014. Coalescing Nutrition Action for Africa’s development in the 21st century: Triumphs, Prospects and Challenges.
  • 2014: Dietary intake of adult women in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria with a focus on the Use of Spreads, a paper presented at the International Conference Mombasa, Kenya 10-14th march 2014. Coalescing Nutrition Action for Africa’s development in the 21st century: Triumphs, Prospects and Challenges.
  • 2014: The History of Ethics in research a paper presented at the Ethical Conduct of Research Training workshop at Kenyatta University Conference Center 27th to 28th March, 2014.
  • 2014: a paper presented at the International Nutrition Conference held at the North Coast Beach Hotel, Kilifi Kenya from 10th to 14th March 2014
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