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Welcome to Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology

Messege from Vice Chancellor

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology (JOOUST) is a centre of excellence in training, research and community outreach services offering practical and market oriented courses.

The University is a premier institution of higher learning offering relevant and quality market driven academic programmes for steering Socio-economic development. The University is strategically located at the quiet serene beaches of Lake Victoria and focuses on the development of Kenya’s cultural heritage through the utilization of the vast natural resources for academic advancement and research purposes premised on improving the socio-economic status of communities.

Prof. Stephen G. Agong’, PHD, FAAS - Vice Chancellor


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JOOUST collaborates with GIS Data Sharing Centre

The University in collaboration with the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) has signed a memorandum of understanding on cooperation and consultation. The aim of the MOU is to foster the application of geospatial information and technology.

This collaboration culminated into training for both students and staff to create awareness on GIS data availability that can be freely accessed for diverse application in teaching, research and outreach. The workshop was aimed at increasing the number of potential GIS data users at JOOUST, adopting geospatial technologies through promotion by RCMRD to JOOUST community for improved uptake and improving GIS data access by providing platform to RCMRD to explain and demonstrate access protocol and user access rights for their GIS data.

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Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University now unveils ambitious five-year plan


Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University now unveils ambitious five-year plan - Standard Media Article

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology has unveiled a five-year development plan seeking to elevate the institution to a centre of excellence.

Speaking during the 2016-21 Strategic Plan, Vice Chancellor Prof Stephen Agong' said that with the implementation of the ambitious plan and ISO re-certification, the institution is ready to conform to requirements of the Vision 2030.

"The ISO re-certification is expected to help us realise our mission and vision set to give us an opportunity to compete with other institutions, not only in Kenya but globally," said Agong'.


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JOOUST emerges top in UNESCO celebrationsJaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology was awarded top position in the Educational Institutions Category during the just concluded UNESCO National Cultural Celebrations held at the Machakos People’s Park, Machakos County from the 1st to 3rd September , 2016.

Receiving the award was the Coordinator Institute of Cultural Heritage and Material Science, Dr Isaya Onjala said that the Institute displayed the cultural diversity of the community surrounding the University and how the University promotes and appreciates various cultural backgrounds. The award was awarded by Dr. Evangeline Njoka, CEO and Secretary General Kenya National Commission for UNESCO (KNATCOM).

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University Staff Wellness Day 12-8-2016

The Staff of Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology have had an opportunity to stretch their muscles freely out of their offices as they came together on an organized staff wellness day at the University’s sports ground.






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JOOUST Commissions Hydraulic Laboratory

JOOUST Commisions Hydraulic Laboratory

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology in collaboration with Arizona State University, Engineers without borders Chapter partnered to construct a hydraulic laboratory. The laboratory will be used for training, research and outreach.






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JOOUST ranked tops in Varsities Sports

JOOUST Ranked top in varsities sports

Jaramogi Oginga Odinga University of Science and Technology was ranked 10th among Universities in Kenya in sports according to a survey conducted by CPS research.

The report is based on a research conducted across Kenyan universities during the first half of the year of 2016. CPS Research dwells on detailed social, educational, cultural, political, religious and economic state of affairs in the world and how they affect various sectors of economy, politics, development and way of life CPS indicated that the targeted population for the research was 55 accredited varsities, top performing high schools in sports, KUSA, select sports Referees/ coaches, constituent colleges and college campuses in Kenya.

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Latest Researches and Projects

S/N Project Title Principal Investigator Funding Organization
The Ground water 2013: Sustaining Groundwater safety in Peri-urban areas Dr. Lorna Grace Okotto Natural Environment Research Council; Economic & Social Research Council and DFID
2 Retention and Sustainability of Community Health Workers in Improving Community Case Management of Malaria Prof. Yaw Afrane World Health Organization
3 Enhancing Production, Value Addition and Marketing of Indigenous Vegetables (cowpea, spider plant, nightshades, amaranth, pumkin), French Beans and Mushrooms among Smallholders Farmers in Kenya. Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato KAPAP Competitive Grant System (KAPAP-CGS)
4 Improving Livelihoods among Small scale farmers in East Africa through improved Horticulture Production Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato German Government
5 Wealth creation and climate change mitigation through AIVS production in Western Kenya among small scale farmers Dr. Darius AndikaOtiato National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
6 Early Warning Systems for Improved Human Health and Resilience to Climate-sensitive Vector-borne Diseases in Kenya Prof. Benson Estambale World Health Organization
7 Combating Poverty and Building Democracy through the Co-production of Participatory Waste Management Services. The Case of Kisumu, Kenya. Dr. Michael Oloko Swedish International Centre for Local Democracy (ICDL)
8 Improvement and Conservation of Sunrise Springs water Quality and Quantity for Sustainable Domestic and Irrigated Soya Bean-based Cropping System in Western Kenya. Prof. George Ouma National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
9 Characterization, Chemical and Microbial Analysis of SennaDidymobotyra in Kenya.  Prof. Beatrice Anyango National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
10 Pamoja Project: Aid is working. Tell the World. Dr. Charles Oduke Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
11 Analysis of the Level of Chemical Contaminants in Portable Water Sources in Rarieda and Bondo Regions, Siaya County.  Mr. EnosWambu JOOUST
12 Unravelling the Anti malarial Agents from ErythrinaAbyssinicaLornchcarpusEriocalyxand AlysicarpusOvalifoliusa Dr. Regina Nyunja National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
13  Establishment of Regional  Special Needs Assessment Laboratory at JOOUST Mr. Walter Akuno National Council for Persons with Disabilities
14  Equipping of Special Needs Laboratory  Mr. WanyeraSamwel National Council for Persons with Disabilities
15 Community-based Seed Multiplication and Dissemination of Sorghum Seed Systems Technology in the Lake Victoria Basin. Mr. Walter Akuno Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agro-Business Project
16 Screening of Avocado Rootstocks for Tolerance to Salinity, Water Logging and Diseases for Food Security and Income Generation Prof. George Ouma National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
17 Improving Production, Processing and Marketing of three Priority Indigenous Vegetables in Western Kenya Dr. Darius Andika Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agro-Business Project (KAPAP)
18  Genetic Diversity, Chemical Composition and anti-microbial Properties of SENNA DIDYMOBOTYRA (FRESEN) H.S. IRWIN & BARNEBY) PascalineCheruto National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
19 Addressing Drinking Water Quality Challenges in Developing Countries- Case Study of Lake Victoria Basin. Prof. S. Wandiga and Prof. Anthony Rodgrigues USAID
20 Mainstreaming of HIV and AIDS at the University Mr. Akuno Walter NACC
21 Kisumu Local Interaction Platform   Mistra Urban Futures; Sweden
22 Developing Capacity of Local Communities for Sustainable Commercial Aquaculture Lake and Seas Resources Co. and JOOUST  
23  Biodiversity Conservation and Poverty Alleviation through Sustainable use of Water Hyacinth in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya Prof. Anthony Rodrigues National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation
24 Anti malarial and Anti Microbial Activities of Lornchcarpus and Alsycarpus Dr. Regina Nyunja National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation

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    1. National Council for Science and Technology (NCST)

    2. FAO - Hortivar

    3. University of Nairobi

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