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Karanja Nancy K. N.

Professor
Land Resource Management & Agricultural Technology
University of Nairobi
Kenya

Biography

She is a Full Professor in Soil Ecology, and Director of Microbial Resources Centre, University of Nairobi. She has many years of experience in BNF with legumes in SAA including managing inoculant production and use by farmers. She has also coordinated urban agriculture and it plays in addressing food insecurity and livelihoods to the urban poor and other related issues in SSA and has published widely in this subject.

Research Interest

BNF with legumes in SAA including managing inoculant production and use by farmers

Publications

  • Lagerkvist, CJ, Kokko S, Karanja N. 2013. Health in perspective: Framing motivational factors for personal sanitation in urban slums in Nairobi, Kenya, using anchored best-worst scaling.

  • Largerkvist, CJ, Ngigi MW, Karanja N. 2013. Means-end chain analysis explains soil fertility management decisions by peri-urban vegetable growers in Kenya.

  • Karuku, GN, Gachene CKK, Karanja N, Cornelis W. 2014. Effect of different cover crop residues, management practices on soil moisture content under a tomato crop(lycopersicon esculentum).Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems Journal.

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