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Joseph Mutuku

Membership Status:
Alumni

Home Country:
Kenya

Home Address:
Dept of Food Science and Technology
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
P. O. Box 62000
Nairobi
Kenya

Institution:
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

Current Address:
Dept of Food Science and Technology
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology
P. O. Box 62000
Nairobi
Kenya

E-mail:
joemtuku@yahoo.com

Education
· Graduate Student (Food Science and Nutrition)
· B.Sc. (Food Science and Post-Harvest Technology)

Research Interests
· Nutrition epidemiology and biostatistics
· Maternal, infant and early childhood nutrition

Thesis Title
Impact of Environmental Lead Pollution on Food Safety and Human Health

Membership/Leadership Positions Held
· The secretary general of the Kenya Coalition for Action in Nutrition (KCAN),
· The treasurer for the Kenya Union of Food Science and Technology (KUFoST).
· Honorary member of the International Union of Nutritional Sciences (IUNS).
· The editor and coordinator of the students’ section in the African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition and Development (AJFAND)
· Associate Guide, Food Security on the Development Gateway, a World Bank Initiative (www.developmentgateway.org)
· Consultant with the United Nations Environment program (UNEP).

Conferences
The International Vitamin A, Iron and Zinc Consultative Group (IVACG, AINACG and IziCG) meeting in Marrakech Morrocco
The International Ethnobotany Conference in Addis Ababa
The US Food and Nutrition Summer Institute in Ghana
The right to Adequate Food meeting in Jinja, Uganda.

Presentations at Conferences
· East African Food Security, Food Safety and Health,
· The Role of African Leafy Vegetables in Food and Nutrition Security,
· Feeding the Hungry while Conserving the world’s Biodiversity
· Contemporary African Feeding Habits, among others.

Selected Publications
· The status of Kenyan Food Industry, published in the International Union of Food Science and Technology News letter
· The Contemporary African Feeding Habits published in the Asia Pacific Journal of Clinical Nutrition.

 

 

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