Livestock Economics
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Livestock Economics covers principles of Livestock Economics, Microeconomics, Production Economics, Market Structures and Livestock policy; project planning monitoring and evaluation of livestock projects; Business Management of Livestock and Veterinary enterprises. Staff are involved in teaching both undergraduate and post-graduate students, research and consultancy in the same areas.

Livestock Economics Head

Dr. S. M. Macharia

BVM, MSc, Health Economics and Entrepreneurship (UoN)

Dr. Macharia is a trained Veterinary Surgeon at Nairobi, University, with a BVM Degree and a Masters Degree in Public Health-(Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Health Economics and  Entrepreneurship). He is currently a lecturer at both Undergraduate and Post-Graduate levels and a researcher in those disciplines for the last 18 years. Membership in Professional Societies: Kenya Veterinary Association (KVA). Detailed Tasks Assigned:  Epidemiological, Statistical and Socio-Economic Data Analysis. View Dr. Macharia's profile

Teaching/Technical Staff

Prof. Joseph M. Gathuma

B. V.Sc., MSc., Ph.D (University of Nairobi)

Prof. Gathuma has also held numerous appointments as researcher and consultant in many private, public, regional and international organizations. He has gained extensive experience in animal health and related issues under pastoral systems especially in Kenya, South Sudan and Somalia. Prof. Gathuma has served as a consultant for the following organizations: FAO, UNDP, UNEP, World Bank, EC, Land `O` Lakes/USAID, USAID/Technoserve, Pathfinder/USAID, SNV Netherlands Development Organization, GOK,  SIDA, GOK/World Bank, GEF/UNEP/AGREF, NORAD, KARI/ODA, KARI/DFID, MIAC/USAID, ILRI, ICIPE, AGREF/Bayer E.A, Hoechst E.A Ltd., Terra Nuova/AMREF, Kenya National Academy of Sciences, Catholic Diocese of Torit, South Sudan and VSF-Belgium. View Prof. Gathuma's profile


Prof. S. M. Mbogo

BSc. (Agric.), MSc (Agric. Economics) (UoN), PhD (University of Alberta, Canada )

Prof. Mbogo has interest in Agricultural Marketing and International Trade , Applications of Economic Theory and Quantitative Methods in Agricultural Economics. View Prof. Mbogo's profile
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