Food & Nutrition

Food & Nutrition Experts

Florence Mumbi Kyallo

Assistant lecturer
Human Nutrition/ Dietetics
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology


ACADEMIC BACKGROUND: 2007 - 2012: Ph.D. in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi, Kenya 2001 - 2003: Master of Science in Applied Human Nutrition, University of Nairobi. Kenya. May - July 2000: Project Planning & Management Catholic University of Eastern Africa. Overall Grade: Distinction 1990 - 1993: Bachelor of Science in Horticulture. Egerton University, Kenya ADDITIONAL PROFFESSIONAL TRAINING: April 2009: Scientific writing and publishing. Gechaga Institute, University of Nairobi December 2007: Mentoring Young Scientists on Innovative Application of Research and Development in Africa. African Academy of Sciences (AFS). October – November 2007: Research Methods: Thinking Scientifically. World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi. July 2007:‘Preparing and presenting effective scientific posters’. University of Nairobi, Kenya March 2007: Use of Isotope Technique and Bio impedance in Monitoring of Nutrition Interventions. IAEA/ Kenya Medical Research Institute November 2004: Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) Level 1. House of Quality, South Africa August - September 2004: DGQ- Qualitätsbeauftragter und interner Auditor Training (Internal Auditor training). House of Quality, South Africa. August 2003: Nutrition in emergencies

Research Interest

Nutrition Epidemiology, Obesity, Nutrition and Noncommunicable diseases


  • English-Kiswahili Assorted Dictionary. Medicine, nutrition, health, agriculture among other fields. Co-authored with Wamitila K.W. Published by Focus Publications, Nairobi. Revised 2005

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