Three more students from the ProGrOV project have graduated

The ProGrOV project partners are very proud of the three graduates and are looking forward to the rest of the students graduating this year.

By Esther Waweru

Caroline Chepkoech

Caroline Chepkoech was a student at the Faculty of Agriculture – Msc in Land and Water Management.

Her thesis entitled: ‘Effects of legume Integration and application of organic fertilizers on soil nutrient status and kale yield in Kabete, Kenya.’

The general objective of this study was to contribute towards improved soil nutrient status, legume biological nitrogen fixation and kale yield through application of organic inputs with different cropping systems.


Muhammad Kiggundu

Muhammad Kiggundu was a student at the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences- MSc Animal Science. His dissertation entitled: ‘Potential of pineapple by-products as dairy cattle feed on organic certified farms.’

The general objective of this study was to improve season dairy cattle nutrition on organic certified pineapple farms through the utilization of pineapple by-products as an organic feed supplement.

Stephen Anecho

Stephen Anecho was student at the college of agricultural and environmental sciences, Makerere University in Uganda. Under the ProGroV project, his research topic was entitled “consumer characteristics and preferences for organic products in Kampala, Uganda”.

The main objective of his study was to understand consumer characteristics and preferences for organic products in the Kampala metropolis.

From his study, identification of factors influencing purchase of organic food provides valuable information in formulating short and long term marketing programs by domestic organic outlets to spur local demand.

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Contact person:
Esther Waweru
Assistant International Coordinator, ICROFS
Tel.: +45 87 15 80 47