JOOUST Projects

S/No.

Relevant research project

Donor

1.  

African Centre of Excellence in Sustainable Use of Insects as Food and Feed (INSEFOODS). The project will promote innovative research and outreach through local, regional and international collaborations.

World Bank

2. 

Kisumu Local Interaction Platform - Ecotourism Project.
The project aims at planning and transforming eco-tourism as an alternative means of livelihood within the Lake Victoria region

Mistra Urban Future

3.  

Early warning systems for improved human health and resilience to climate–sensitive vector borne diseases.
The aim of the study to determine the potential effect on changes in climate on Vector borne diseases by helping understand the role played by temperature, precipitation, humidity and landscape cover.

World Health Organization

4.  

The Flying Food project. It aims at promoting the consumption of cricket. Through rearing  of cricket in the laboratory  as a mini livestock alongside other domesticated animals

TNO

5.

Insect Research in Action: The GREEN Insect. The project aims at demonstrating the use of insects as alternative sources of protein in an environment where these sources are scarce, hence a contribution to food availability/security.

DANIDA - Danish International Development Agency

6.  

‘Market based approaches on the diffusion of clean cooking solutions’.The main objective of this project is to evaluate and develop strategies for catalysing the diffusion and adoption of clean cooking solutions in East Africa with focus in Kenya and Tanzania.

African Development Bank

7.

Solar powered milk cooling system for the small dairy farmers in Kenya
The goal of this project is to support the development of dairy value chains through an integrated approach that aims at enhanced productivity as well as reduction of losses along the entire value chain

University of Hohenheim

8.

Evidence-based algorithm for management of neonatal sepsis in local settings.
The project will provide new impetus and solutions to meet the Sustainable Development Goal 3 targets for maternal, neonatal and child health (MNCH) in Africa;

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation

9.

Promoting Awareness and participation of PWDs in Education and other Community based programmes in Siaya County, Kenya. This project seeks to conduct research on ways of improving education and support services for PWDs.

National Research Fund

10.

Understanding the perception of Menstruation, Preterm Birth and Socio-cultural Determinates of Birth Practices in Rural Setting in Western Kenya. The study is expected to provide better understanding of local perspectives of preterm birth and the factors that promote skilled and unskilled birth attendance.

University of California

Contact Details

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P.O. Box 210 - 40601 Bondo – Kenya. 

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