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: 25-05-2021

Articles

Essence of Water Governance for SMEs for Sustainable Consumption in Nairobi, Kenya

Bessy Eva Kathambi, John Nzioka Muthama, Cohen Ang'u
Abstract 170 | PDF Downloads 75

Optimization of ecosystems services for sustainable coffee production under changing climate

James Mwangi Ndiritu, Muthama John Nzioka , Kinama Josiah Mavindani
Abstract 849 | PDF Downloads 182

Comparison of the efficiency of solar-powered prototype vapour compression cooler with evaporative charcoal cooler in maintaining quality of French beans

Erick. O. Ogumo , Catherine N Kunyanga, Michael W Okoth, John W Kimenju
Abstract 190 | PDF Downloads 85

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

Linda M. Obiero , Abong George, Okoth Michael Wandayi, John Nzioka Muthama
Abstract 242 | PDF Downloads 117

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
Abstract 254 | PDF Downloads 143

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
Abstract 206 | PDF Downloads 125

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
Abstract 340 | PDF Downloads 220

Exploring Infant Feeding Beliefs and Practices among Mothers in Major Urban Informal Settlements in Kenya

Loyce Joyce Anyango , Okeyo David Omondi, Mugambi Mary, Waswa Judith
Abstract 175 | PDF Downloads 112

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

Christine Kasichana Masha, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Abong George, Solomon Shibairo
Abstract 255 | PDF Downloads 130

Food Safety Knowledge and Hygienic Practices among Vendors of Vegetable Salads in Pipeline Ward of Nairobi County, Kenya

Obinda Njue L, Abong George , Lucy Gicuku Njue, Joshua Ombaka
Abstract 243 | PDF Downloads 166

Acrylamide Intake in Nairobi Kenya

Abong George, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Joy Wambui Miriti , Jackson Ntongai Kabira
Abstract 250 | PDF Downloads 142

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
Abstract 419 | PDF Downloads 238

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

Victoria Makungu, Abong' George Ooko, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Wanjekeche Elizabeth
Abstract 154 | PDF Downloads 73

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

Solomon Shibairo, Okoth Michael Wandayi, Abong’, George Oook
Abstract 226 | PDF Downloads 84

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

James K. Muchira, Michael Wandayi Okoth, George Ooko Abong'
Abstract 204 | PDF Downloads 160

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
Abstract 226 | PDF Downloads 95

Consumption patterns and characteristics of free-range chicken consumers in Embakasi Sub-County, Nairobi County, Kenya

Shivachi Benson, Abong George, Isaac Likami Shivachi
Abstract 162 | PDF Downloads 168

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

Duke Omayio Gekonge , Abong George, Elmah Odhiambo Geoffrey , Marion Villacampa
Abstract 489 | PDF Downloads 284

Constraints and Opportunities for Greenhouse Farming Technology as an Adaptation Strategy to Climate Variability by Smallholder Farmers of Nyandarua County of Kenya

Muriithi David Ikua, David Ikua Muriithi , Boniface Nzuve Wambua, Kennedy Japhan Omoke
Abstract 238 | PDF Downloads 241

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
Abstract 254 | PDF Downloads 186