DR. JONATHAN MAKAU NZUMA

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Dr.Jonathan Nzuma
Designation
SENIOR LECTURER
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DR. JONATHAN MAKAU NZUMA

category
Academic
email
jonathan.nzuma@uonbi.ac.ke
Qualifications

Year                    Institution                                                   Certificate

2004 - 2007       University of Guelph, Canada                      PhD. Agricultural                                                                                                                 Economics & Business

Field of Concentration: Economic Theory

                                     Agricultural Policy

                                    Agricultural Trade Policy

                                    Mathematical Programming

PhD Thesis:        “An Economic Evaluation of the Impacts of Trade Liberalization on                                   Kenya’s Maize Sector”, (2007)

1998 – 2001       University of Nairobi                                 M.Sc. Agricultural Economics

                                                                                            (2001)

Field of Concentration:               Economic Theory

                                                   Statistics

                                                   Econometrics

                                                  Agricultural Marketing

Msc Thesis:                      Adoption of Improved Maize Production Technologies among

                                         Smallholder Farmers in the Semi-arid Zones of Kenya; The

                                        Case of Improved Seeds and Inorganic Fertilizers in

                                        Machakos District, 2001

1993 – 1997       University of Nairobi                               B.Sc. Agriculture (1997)

                                                                                          (1st class Honours)

Specialization:   Agricultural Economics Option

1988 – 1991       Moi High School-Mbiruri, Embu             KCSE (B plain 85 points out of

                                                                                          120)

1980 – 1987       Kiseuni Primary School, Machakos         KCPE (62 points out of 72)

Specialization

Dr. Nzuma holds a PhD in Agricultural Economics and Business from the University of Guelph Canada. He is a Senior Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics, University of Nairobi, where he specializes in Agricultural Policy, International Trade, Microeconomics, Production Economics, Commodity Markets, International Development, Feasibility Assessments, Project Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation and Research Methods. He has extensive experience in teaching both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. In addition he has supervised over 5 PhD and over 25 Masters students.