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Joseph Chepsoi

Joseph Chepsoi

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Member SinceMay 10, 2015CoLab Points (actual)
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.Joseph Kipngetich Chepsoi, is a Collaborator Agricultural Irrigation Engineering Consultant and Founder of Apadaf Consultants in Nairobi, Kenya. Joseph received his M.Sc. and B.Sc. degrees in Agricultural Engineering from the University of Nairobi in 1992 and 1984 respectively. He has worked for diverse irrigation, agriculture, water, and environment projects in Sub-Sahara Africa. He took Sinapis Entrepreneurship Course - Acton School of Business in 2014 to orient, sharpen and refresh his skills, intellectual resources and tools to suit establishment of his consultancy business – Apadaf Consultants. Projects that Joseph has participated were funded by Governments,Bilateral or Multilateral Funding Agencies (Montreal Protocol funded Methyl Bromide Alternatives Project); Arid Lands Resources Management Project, WB, Small Scale Irrigation Development Program, Dutch Government among others by AfDB, BADEA, UNDP, UNIDO, UNEP, WMO, GIZ-Proklima, EC, DfID, JICA

Time saved: Established bonding with horticultural growers to adopt water saving irrigation practices (hydroponics and substrate growing culture) and validated technically, economically and commercially feasible alternatives, hence phasing out of Methyl Bromide in Kenya by 2010 instead of 2015

Money well spent: As Team leader of feasibility study to identify irrigation investments in Kieni, Kenya, proposed development of 7 dams to feasibly irrigate  5,200 ha for 52,000 households that exceeding the initial target of 2,000 ha, and 5,000 households by > 2.5 and 10 x respectively

Tour of Duty: His tour of duty, spanning over 30 years, has taken him to remote village communities practicing irrigated agriculture for food security,droughts, floods, land slides in Medina, Somalia just before the 2004 Tsunami

Hobby: Joseph is a curious bird watcher

Volunteer: Church Elder: All Nations Springs of Life Church, Nakuru

Community service: Chairman, Board of Management,  Kipsaos Boys High School

Graduate: Man Enough Program (NBC - Ngong Road)

Proposals

Integrated CO2 Reduction and SequestrationJul 17, 2015
Soil-Water-Air-Energy-Food-Mobility NexusMay 10, 2015
Integrated Global CO2 Reduction and SequestrationJul 17, 2015
Saving Now For Future SeasonsDec 3, 2015
Eco-Friendly Urban Bike ParkDec 5, 2015
Bamboo Air PurificationJun 1, 2015

Proposal Links

A Carbon Negative Infrastructure and Economy: A Systems Design/Mngmt ApproachDec 11, 2015

Supporting

Trees for Food SecurityJul 4, 2015
Hydrogen production and use system for sustainable water & energy @ global scaleJul 27, 2015
Integrating REDD+ and Green Economic Growth for sustainable forest landscapesSep 17, 2015
Soil-Water-Air-Energy-Food-Mobility NexusJun 13, 2015
Bamboo Air PurificationJul 13, 2015
Integrated Global CO2 Reduction and SequestrationJul 17, 2015
Resetting nature by natural products itselfSep 13, 2015
Natural farming: The easiest approach for climate change in IndiaSep 13, 2015

Activities

Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal RentRocket.org - Bringing transparent energy data to rental housing marketsJul 19, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal Promoving sustainable development in natural protected areas buffer zoneJul 19, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal 25ºC (77ºF)Jul 19, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi retracted vote for proposal 25ºC (77ºF)Jul 19, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal Interactive Business Energy and Emissions Dashboard for CitiesJul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal 25ºC (77ºF)Jul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal Cross Flow Air Turbine (CFAT) Auxiliary Power UnitJul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal Infrastructure for a Livable FutureJul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal Mini Elevated GreenTrains - complete transit solution - powered by green energyJul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal Adapting Cultural Heritage to Climate ChangeJul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal 100% Net Zero Carbon Plan, 60% NZ Effectively Free, Expert Team Ready!Jul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal Break climate conversation out of its shell!Jul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi voted for proposal FACILITATING ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE THROUGH SOLAR IRRIGATION TECHNOLOGYJul 5, 2016
Joseph Chepsoi updated a proposal Eco-Friendly Urban Bike ParkDec 19, 2015
Joseph Chepsoi updated a proposal Eco-Friendly Urban Bike ParkDec 5, 2015
Joseph Chepsoi updated a proposal Eco-Friendly Urban Bike ParkDec 5, 2015
Joseph Chepsoi created a Proposal Eco-Friendly Urban Bike ParkDec 5, 2015
Joseph Chepsoi updated a proposal Eco-Friendly Urban Bike ParkDec 5, 2015
Joseph Chepsoi updated a proposal Saving Now For Future SeasonsDec 3, 2015
Joseph Chepsoi created a Proposal Saving Now For Future SeasonsDec 3, 2015
Joseph Chepsoi updated a proposal Integrated Global CO2 Reduction and SequestrationSep 17, 2015
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