Research, Extension, Innovation and Resource Mobilization External Research Grants


Kisii University has been on the forefront in promoting research activities through seeking funds from local and International agencies. The University has succeeded in receiving funds from the following institutions;

Agency School Title of proposal Amount awarded
AUTHORAID/INASP Research Extension Innovation and Resource Mobilization Office Scientific Manuscript Writing Workshop at Kisii University USD 2,500
AUTHORAID/INASP Research Extension Innovation and Resource Mobilization Office Communicating Research findings USD 2,500
USDA- United States Department of Agriculture Kisii University and University of Minnesota Post-Harvest Losses in South Western Kenya USD 40,000
AstraZeneca Dr.Stanslaus Kiilu Musyoki Effect of Human Immunodeficiency virus on progesterone and cytokines levels during pregnancy USD 5,000

Global Challenges Research Fund

Dr. Pamela Wadende Home and school partnership for child development. USD.70,000
World Bank Dr. James Onchieku Innovation partnership for accelerating third generation mini girds deployment in Africa, for rural electrification and sustainable development USD 200,000
Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP) Dr.Simion Omasaki Development and promotion of insect-based feeds to sustainably increase productivity, income, and resilience of fish farming in Kenya


USD 80,000
University of Minnesota and Ford Foundation Kisii University and University of Minnesota(UM) Enhancing Local Social Capital In Kenya: Adapting Rural

Leadership Training For Southwest Kenya

USD 300642.
European Union (ERASMUS+) Kisii University Research and Extension. The EU Lead Coordinator is Universitatea Petru Maior din Tirgu Mures, Romania African Higher Education Leadership in Advancing Inclusive Innovation for Development (AHEAD) EUR 46,494
International Foundation for Science SPAS- Sospeter Njeru Ngoci Efficacy of Selected Indigenous Medicinal Plants from Kenya against Drug Resistant Mycobacteria tuberculosis USD 12,000
DAAD Scholarships Kisii University- Research and Extension Office DAAD Msc and PhD Scholarships in Fisheries (16 Msc Scholarships& 8 PhD Scholarships) (Msc-approximately

KES 2,456,000, PhD KES


African Development Bank (ADB) Scholarships Kisii University Research and Extension- Scholarships tenable at the Faculty of Agriculture Msc and PhD Scholarships in the aforementioned courses 26 Scholarships (16 Msc and 10 PhD)

(Msc- approximately

KES 2,456,000, PhD KES 5,915,000)

National Research Fund School of Agriculture and Natural resources and School of pure and Applied Sciences Msc and PhD Students KSH.14,818,194

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