Mr. Josiah K. Chepkwony

Mr. Josiah K. Chepkwony is currently a Lecturer at the University of Kabianga. Before joining the University of Kabianga, he was a Chief Technician and part-time Lecturer at the University of Eldoret. He has also taught at Karatina University.

He holds a Master of Philosophy degree in Forestry from Moi University. His area of specialization is Tropical Forest Biology and Silviculture. He also has a Bachelors Degree in Forestry from Moi University and two Diplomas, one from Kenya Forestry College, Londiani and another from Helsinki Summer School, University of Helsinki, Finland. He is at the moment a registered Doctor of Philosophy student.

His research interests include provenance and tree species selection for propagation and planting on farms, establishment and management of forest plantations, and conservation and management of natural forests.

He has co-authored two publications. One is on Preferences and Adoption of Farmers Field Schools (FFS) Prosopis juliflora Management Practices: Experiences in Baringo District, Kenya published in the Forestry Studies in China Journal. The other is on the Effect of Fungal Degradation of Wood Chips on Pulp and Paper Properties at Panafrican Paper Mills, Webuye, Kenya published in the New York Science Journal.

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Research Interests: 

Provenance and individual tree selection and raising of propagation materials for high quality priority species for planting on farms; establishment and management of forest plantations; conservation and management of natural forests

Research & Publications: 

International Publications

  • Njoroge Eunice, Sirmah Peter, Mburu Francis, Koech Eric, Mugo Mware and Chepkwony Josiah (2012) Preferences and Adoption of Farmers Field Schools (FFS) Prosopis juliflora management practices: Experiences in Baringo District, Kenya, Forestry Studies in China Journal
  • Francis G. Mburu, Fred N. Muisu, Peter K. Sirmah, Joseph M. Mugo, J.M. Senyasobe, Josiah Chepkwony (2013) Effect of fungal degradation of wood chips on pulp and paper properties at Panafrican Paper Mills, Webuye, Kenya, New York Science Journal

Contacts: 

Chepkwony Josiah Kipyegon P.O BOX 2030 - 20200 Kericho, Kenya Email: jkchepkwony@kabianga.ac.ke Mobile: +254 727 151 196
left University of Kabianga
P.O BOX 2030 - 20200
Tel: +254 700 000 299, +254775 553 311

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