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Ruth Oniang'o

Ruth Oniang'o

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Member SinceApr 21, 2016CoLab Points (actual)
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Ruth K. Oniang’o is the executive director of the Rural Outreach Program, a non-profit development organization that empowers women through agriculture and entrepreneurial projects. Prof.(Dr.) Oniang’o was a nominated member of Kenya ’s ninth parliament from 2003-2007 and served as Shadow Minister for Education. As a parliamentarian, she was Vice-Chair of Kenya’s Women Parliamentary Association and worked on the Sexual Offences Bill with fellow women colleagues, a landmark bill regarding punishment for sexual violence in Kenya and championed the passing of the Kenya Biosafety Bill and the Nutritionists and Dietetics Bills. Before becoming a member of the Kenyan Parliament, she was Professor of Food Science and Nutrition at the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture & Technology in Nairobi , Kenya. Her areas of research and consultation are household food and nutrition security, women’s nutrition, child health, and community-level agro-processing and related enterprises. She is the founder and editor-in-chief of the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition, and Development ( AJFAND).She serves on a number of Boards (HarvestPlus, IRRI, IFDC until a year ago) to name a few.

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Reducing methane emissions from rice farmingJun 19, 2016
AgroforestryJun 19, 2016
Sustainable fish farming in Siekopai territory of the Ecuadorean Amazon regionJun 19, 2016
Green Cambridge Street Tree Biochar Pilot StudyJun 19, 2016
Efficient water and fertilizer use towards yield increases and mitigation of GHGJun 19, 2016
Farmer-run seedling nurseries to meet Atlantic Forest restoration goalsJun 19, 2016

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Ruth Oniang'o is supporting proposal Farmer-run seedling nurseries to meet Atlantic Forest restoration goalsJun 19, 2016
Ruth Oniang'o is supporting proposal Reducing methane emissions from rice farmingJun 19, 2016
Ruth Oniang'o is supporting proposal Sustainable fish farming in Siekopai territory of the Ecuadorean Amazon regionJun 19, 2016
Ruth Oniang'o is supporting proposal AgroforestryJun 19, 2016
Ruth Oniang'o is supporting proposal Efficient water and fertilizer use towards yield increases and mitigation of GHGJun 19, 2016
Ruth Oniang'o is supporting proposal Green Cambridge Street Tree Biochar Pilot StudyJun 19, 2016
Ruth Oniang'o retracted support for proposal Farmer+ is reversing climate change by changing the way we grow & consume foodJun 19, 2016
Ruth Oniang'o is supporting proposal Farmer+ is reversing climate change by changing the way we grow & consume foodJun 19, 2016
Ruth Oniang'o joined the Climate CoLab communityApr 21, 2016
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