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Joy Deborah Orwa

Joy Deborah Orwa

Tutorial Fellow

Email: jorwa@chuka.ac.ke

Faculty of Agriculture & Environmental Studies

Department of Plant Sciences

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Food Safety/ Food Security

WORK EXPERIENCE
2019 To Date: Tutorial Fellow, Chuka University
2014- 2017: Teaching Assistant, Egerton University
2013-2016: Research Assistant

EDUCATION
Ph.D. Food Science and Technology -Ongoing
M.Sc. Food Science and Technology, Egerton University
B.Sc. Food Science and Technology, Egerton University

KEY RESEARCH PROJECT
2013-2016: Reducing losses adding Value (RELOAD) project. Dairy Value chain analysis and identification of risk factors associated with losses and recommended mitigation measures.

JOURNAL PUBLICATIONS
1. Milk handling practices and Microbial contamination sources of raw milk in Rural and Peri-urban farms (www.academicjournals.org/journal/IJLP/article-full-text-pdf/E62B12062457
2. Antibiotic residues in farm milk and incidences of Tetracyclines and Sulphonamides along the rural and peri urban sub value chains (http://link.springer.com/article/10.1186/s40550-017-0050-1

PUBLICATIONS IN NATION MEDIA’S SEEDS OF GOLD
1. How to ensure that milk is free from chemical residues
http://www.nation.co.ke/business/seedsofgold/Antibiotics-Livestock-Animal-Products/2301238-2667896-ivuwdj/index.html
2. Feedback: Four methods to help you dry pumpkins, bananas and cassava
http://www.nation.co.ke/business/seedsofgold/methods-to-help-dry-pumpkins-cassava-bananas/2301238-3465172-em2o3gz/index.html
3. Eight ways to preserve Tomatoes for a rainy season
http://www.nation.co.ke/business/seedsofgold/Ways-to-preserve-tomatoes-for-a-rainy-day/2301238-3472502-758pjv/index.html
4. Ways to extend Pineapple shelf life
http://www.nation.co.ke/business/seedsofgold/Easy-ways-to-extend-pineapple-shelflife/2301238-3508512-g45psnz/index.html
5. Value addition to mangoes
http://www.nation.co.ke/business/seedsofgold/mangoes-offer-alot/2301238-3789438-m4nfta/index.html

RESEARCH INTEREST
Food Safety, Food Security and Application of Technological Practices in Food Science and Technology.

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