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PERSONAL DETAILS.
•    Name:                             Martha K. Nyang’au
•    Department/School:          Department of Agricultural Education and Extension
•    Highest qualification:          MSc.
•    Designation:                     Lecturer
•    Responsibilities:                 Chairperson Department of Agricultural Education and Extension
Academic Background
(Education history and awards)
University Attended      Years                   Qualification
Egerton University        1986 – 1989        Diploma in  Agricultural Education and Extension
Egerton University        2000 – 2002        BSc.  Agricultural Education and Extension
Egerton University        2003- 2010          MSc. Agricultural Education
Kisii University            2014 to date          Ph. D  Agricultural Education  and Extension: on going
Area(s ) of Specialization & Research Interests
Agricultural Education
Research Interests
- Youth and Agriculture 
Selected Recent Journal Publications
BOOK:

1.    Martha K. Nyang’au,( 2012). Agriculture Projects Offered for Examination in Secondary Education. (ISBN:  978-3-8484-1243-3). LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG Heinrich-Böcking-Str. 6-8, 66121, Saarbrücken, Germany.

ARTICLES
2.    M. K. Nyang’au, J. K. Kibett and F. U. Ngesa (2011). Perceptions of learners towards factors influencing the implementation of secondary school agriculture projects in Kisii district of Kenya In: American-Eurasian Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Sciences 10(4):499-506., ISSN 1818-6769.
3.    M. K. Nyang’au, J. K. Kibett and F. U. Ngesa, (2011). Perceptions of school principals and agriculture teachers towards factors influencing the initiation of secondary school agriculture projects. In: Middle-East Journal of Scientific Research 9(4): 546-553, ISSN: 1990-9233.
4.    M. K. Nyang’au, J. K. Kibett and F. U. Ngesa (2011). Comparison of perceptions of school principals, teachers and learners towards factors influencing the implementation of secondary school agriculture projects in Kisii district of Kenya  In: African Journal of Basic and Applied Sciences 3(2):57-62.,  ISSN: 2079-2034.
5.    A. Gichangi, S.  Maobe,  D. Karanja, A. Getabu, C. N. Macharia, J. O. Ogecha, M. K. Nyang’au,  E. Basweti and L. Kitonga. (2012). Assessment of production and marketing of climbing beans by smallholder farmers in Nyanza region, Kenya. In: World Journal of Agricultural Sciences 8(3):293-302, ISSN 1817-3047.
6.    S. N. Maobe, M. K. Nyang’au, E. A. Basweti, A. Getabu, T. J. Mwangi and A. R. Ondicho. (2014). Effect of Plant Density on Growth and Grain Yield of Finger Millet (Eleusine coracana) Under High Potential Conditions of Southwest Kenya. In. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences 10 (6): 261-268, ISSN: 1817-3047.
Current/Recent Teaching and Research

Undergraduate (B.Sc.)
AGED 221: Principles of Teaching and Learning in Agriculture
AGED 222: Measurement and Evaluation in Agricultural Education
AGED 322: Curriculum Development in Agricultural Education
AGED 331: Rural Sociology
AGED 312: Technical Reporting and Writing
AGED 434: Management of Agricultural Organizations
AGED0343: Agricultural Education Seminars and Field Visit
Research

Rural youth and Agriculture


Contact Details
MARTHA K. NYANG’AU
Lecturer
Kisii University
Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources Management
Department of Agricultural Education and Extension
P. O Box408 – 40200, Kisii, Kenya
Cell Phone: +254 722 818 857
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