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EAJSTI is a multidisciplinary journal, which publishes original research of relevance to the EAC, covering science, technology and Innovation applications for development. Its goal is to enhance, advance and disseminate scientific, technological and innovative knowledge that supports East African regional development.


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Vol. 2 (2021): Special Issue

The HORTI-GREEN Project

“Promoting Sustainable Production and Consumption Practices while seizing green economy opportunities in Horticultural Processing’’

The HORTI-GREEN project, entitled Inclusive Green Horticultural Processing Sector in Kenya, is an action implemented by Fundación SUSTALDE, University of Nairobi (UoN), Consumer Information Network (CIN), and Kenya Bureau of Standards (KEBS). In the framework of the project, the organizing and scientific committee organized an e-conferee during the week of  October 5-7, 2020 on Sustainable Production and Consumption. The aim of this conference was to foster interaction and provide a knowledge/innovation-sharing platform for research outputs arising from the project and other similar activities that are currently being promoted with an emphasis on the horticultural processing sector.

The project team held a conference where oral presentations were made and translated into publishable peer-reviewed manuscripts. The project team partnered with the East African Journal of Science, Technology, and Innovation (EAJSTI) for a publication of a special issue of the journal focusing on the conference theme, “Promoting Sustainable Production and Consumption Practices while seizing green economy opportunities in Horticultural Processing’’

“The HORTI-GREEN project is co-financed by the European Union. This publication has been produced with the financial assistance of the European Union. Its contents are the sole responsibility of the authors and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the European Union”.

Published: 2021-05-25

Articles

Capacity building influence on waste management among horticultural processing medium and small microenterprises in Kenya

Benson Ouma, Michael Wandayi Okoth, John Nzioka Muthama, George Ooko Abong’, Marion Villacampa

Physicochemical properties and flour pasting profiles of popular sweet potato varieties from Kenya and Uganda

Abong George, Victoria Clare Makungu Ndanyi, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Archileo Kaaya , Wanjekeche Elizabeth , Joshua Ombaka Owade

The Effects of packaging materials on keeping quality of cassava root - leaf flakes

Solomon Shibairo, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Abong’, George Oook

Acrylamide Intake in Nairobi Kenya

Abong George, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Joy Wambui Miriti , Jackson Ntongai Kabira

Current practices concerning the environmental management systems among horticultural processing MSMES in Kenya

Abong George, Linda Maryann Obiero, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Duke Omayio Gekonge , Elmah Odhiambo Geoffrey , Marion Villacampa

Postharvest Handling Practices of Sweetpotato in Kenya: A case of Bungoma and Homabay Counties

Ndanyi Victoria, Abong' George Ooko, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Odhiambo E G

Effect of washing, packaging material and storage period on the quality of sweetpotato roots

Victoria Makungu, Abong' George Ooko, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Wanjekeche Elizabeth

Knowledge, attitudes and practices synthesis of waste management among horticultural processing MSMES in Kenya

Benson Ouma, Okoth Michael Wandayi, John Nzioka Muthama, Abong George, Marion Villacampa

Development of nutritious, safe and acceptable cassava-soy bean flakes

James K. Muchira, Michael Wandayi Okoth, George Ooko Abong'

Formulation, of cassava root - leaf flakes, acceptability evaluation and determination of nutritional value

Christine Kasichana Masha, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Abong George, Solomon Shibairo

Optimization of ecosystems services for sustainable coffee production under changing climate

James Mwangi Ndiritu, Muthama John Nzioka , Kinama Josiah Mavindani

Consumer awareness, practices and purchasing behavior towards green consumerism in Kenya

Duke Omayio Gekonge , Abong George, Elmah Odhiambo Geoffrey , Marion Villacampa

Energy and Water Use for Processing by Horticultural Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

Linda M. Obiero , Abong George, Okoth Michael Wandayi, John Nzioka Muthama

Enhancing yellow maize production for sustainable food and nutrition security in Kenya

Joyce Aguk, Richard Ndemo Onwonga, George Ndiema Chemining’wa, MacDonald Bright Jumbo, Abong George
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Who We Are

The East African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation (EAJSTI) is an open access, peer reviewed, multidisciplinary journal, which publishes original research of relevance to the EAC, covering science, technology and innovation applications for development.

The Journal publishes articles on a wide range of thematic areas including;

1. Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development

2. Health and wellbeing

3. Natural Resources and Environment

4. Infrastructure

5. Energy and Industrial Development

6. Information Communication Technology (ICT) and

7. Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM).