Kenya Aquatica

KCSAP Project

Joseph K. Nyaundi
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Joseph K. Nyaundi

He has been a practicing research scientist in the field of aquatic sciences since engagement.  He is a trained and qualified postgraduate (MSc) student from Masinde Muliro University of Science & Technology (MMUST), December, 2012 and currently undergoing Training at Kisii University as a Doctoral Student. He has also attained an International Diploma on Marine and Fresh Water Resources, Monitoring & Assessment from the United Nations University- Fisheries Training Programme (UNU-FTP) in Iceland; Certificate Training on Data Handling & Analysis from Wageningen University of Research (WUR) in Netherlands; and 4 other Biostatistics and Scientific Research certificates from the European Union. He is a member of Environmental Institute of Kenya (EIK); National Environment Management of Kenya (NEMA) touching on issues dealing with Environmental assessments. Currently Tutorial Fellow in a number of undergraduate groups in both private & Public Universities. He has participated in several International Research projects & Teams which touch on income generation, employment, poverty alleviation, conservation & management of aquatic resources, including Kenya Belgium Joint Project (KBJP); European Union-Lake Victoria Fisheries Research Project (EU-LVFRP); Implementation of Fisheries Management Project (IFMP); Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project (LVEMP II); National Council Science Technology & Innovation (NACOSTI); National Research Fund (NRF). Transfer Allowable Quarters (TAQ) & Transferable Allowable Catch (TAC) on Growth & Culture of Mussels in the North Sea. Participated in aquatic publications of more than 25 scientific & technical papers in referred journals.

KMFRI Kisumu Research Centre
Freshwater Systems Research (FWS)
Fisheries Science, Environmental Ecology, Pollution profiling
Aquatic Environmental Toxicology; Fisheries Biology & Ecology; Marine & Fresh Water Assessments; Data Collection, Handling & Analysis; Organic & Inorganic Contaminants: Heavy Metals & Pesticides; Disaster Management & Sustainable Development
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nyaundjo@gmail.com
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  • J. Nyaundi1*, A. Getabu 2, J. Onchieku2, Z. Kinaro3, S. Bassa4, C. Nyamweya1, Hilda N1, Z. Getenga3 (2021). ‘Occurrence of Organochlorine pesticide residues in water and sediment in densely populated areas of South Western Kenya (Lake Victoria Basin).’ UJAS.DOI: https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ujas
  • Joseph Nyaundi1., Albert Getabu2., Job Mwamburi1., James Onchieku2., Zachary Kinaro3., George Ogendi2., Jared Babu1 & Nicholas Gichuru1 (2020).Organochlorine Contaminants in Nile tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus, (Linnaeus 1758) in Densely Populated areas of South-Western Kenya.’ J Env Sci & Eng B9 (2020); 153-161. (ISSN 2162-5271), USA Visit: http://www.davidpublisher.com
  • S. Bassa 1*, A.Getabu3, E.O. Ogello2, A.M.Taabu4, D.O.Owiti2, H.Nakiyende1, J.S.Balirwa1, J.K.Nyaundi4, E.Muhumuza1, and W.Nkalubo1 (2020). Stock assessment of Lates niloticus (Linnaeus 1758) Upper Victoria Nile, Bujagali area, East Africa and its impact on National economy. Link: https://www.ajol.info/index.php/ujas

Published Abstracts, 2019/2020:

  • Nyaundi, J1., Omondi, R3., Odoli, C2., Ombwa, V2., Aura, C2., Getenga, Z3., Babu, J2., Mwirigi (2021). Concentrations and human health risk assessment of organochlorine pesticide toxicity test of Lindane (g-HCH) in water from Winam Gulf, Lake Victoria, Kenya. Paper accepted & Presented during the UoE Virtual International Scientific Conference on Wetlands & Water, 12th -14th May, 2021.
  • Nyaundi J.K.1, Getabu A.2, Onchieku, J.2, Gichuru N.1, Hilda N.1, Babu J.M.1, Kinaro Z.O.3, Nyakeya K.1, Aura C.M.1, Basweti, G.1. (2019). ‘The Occurence of organochlorine pesticides (OCPs) residues in water samples from rivers in the densely populated areas of South Western Kenya. Paper presented at GLOW IX International Scientific Conference, 5th – 7th August 2019, Grand Royal Swiss Hotel, Kisumu, Kenya. Link: http://conferences.aehms.org/glow9/
  • *Nyaundi J.K.1, Getabu A.M.2, Mwamburi, J.1, Kinaro Z.O.3, Ogendi G.M2, Ombua V.1, Mwainge, V1., Babu J.M.1 (2019). Organochlorine pesticide (OCPs) residues in cultured fish from earthen fish ponds in the heavily populated areas of South Western Kenya. Paper accepted & presented at GLOW IX International Scientific Conference, 5th-7th August 2019, Grand Royal Swiss Hotel, Kisumu Kenya. Visit: http://conferences.aehms.org/glow9/

Technical Reports, 2019/2020:

  • Aura, C.M., Nyamweya, C.S., Nyaundi, J.K., Mwamburi, J., Babu, J.M. (2020). ‘Cyanobacteria & Water Quality Monitoring at Dunga ‘WTP” Design in Kisumu City, Kisumu County, Under Lake Victoria Water & Sanitation (LVWATSAN) Program.’ Project Report. KMF/KSM/GoK/RS/2020
  • Ongore, C., Ouko, J., Nyamweya, C., M. Aura, C., Owoko, W., Guya, F., Basweti, G., Wawiye, P., Mwamburi, J., Ogwai, C., Nyaboke, H., Gichuru, N., Mziri, V., Nyaundi, J., Babu, J., Ombwa, V., Okechi, J., Omwega, R., Owiti, H., Owili, M., Ogari, Z., (2019). A technical report on the development of remote sensing algorithms (data extraction routines) using free access satellite based water quality data (chlorophyll, secchi depth, turbidity and surface temperatures) on Lake Victoria for prediction of fisheries productivity. Techinical report: KMF/GoK/RS/2019/C2.8 ii. Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute. 41pp.
  • Nyamweya, C., Aura, M.C., Babu, J., Ogwai, C., Ombwa, V., Owili, M., Okeyo, R., Oketch, R., Nyaundi, J., Mwamburi, J., Ongore, C., Omwega, R., Wawiye, P., Owiti, H., Okechi, J.M., Mwainge, V.M., Guya, F., Basweti, G., Nyaboke, H., Gichuru, C., Ogari, Z. (2019). ‘Assessment of Lake Victoria trophic structure as a basis for ecosystem approach to fisheries management’. Technical report KMF/RS/2018/ C1.7. (ii). Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI). 42 pp.
  • Ongore, C., Ouko, J., Nyamweya, C., M. Aura, C., Owoko, W., Guya, F., Basweti, G., Wawiye, P., Mwamburi, J., Ogwai, C., Nyaboke, H., Gichuru, N., Mziri, V., Nyaundi, J., Babu, J., Ombwa, V., Okechi, J., Omwega, R., Owiti, H., Owili, M., Ogari, Z., (2019). Monitoring & Mapping of water hyacinth and other floating macrophytes in Lake Victoria for improved water hyacinth surveillance to inform resource users.
  • Owiti, H., Okechi, J.M., Mwainge, V.M., Aura, C.M., Nyamweya, C., Ombwa, V., Owili, M., Okeyo, R., Oketch, R., Nyaundi, J., Mwamburi, J., Ongore, C., Omwega, R., Wawiye, P., Babu, J., Guya, F., Basweti, G., Nyaboke, H., Ogwai, C., Gichuru, C. (2019). ‘Socio-ecological Impact assessments of Cage Culture in Lake Victoria, Kenya’. A technical report on socio-ecological impact assessment of cage culture in Lake Victoria. A Technical report KMF/RS/2018/C1.8.i. Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute. 65 pp.
  • Nyamweya, C., Ogwai, C, Aura, M.C., Babu, M.J., Basweti, M.G., Gichuru, N.N., Guya, F., Mwamburi J., Nyaboke, H., Nyaundi, K.J., Okechi, J., Ombwa, V., Omwega, R., Ongore, C., Owili, M., Owiti., H., Wawiye, I. P., Mziri., V (2019). A technical report on the assessment of Lake Victoria trophic structure as a basis for ecosystem approach to fisheries management. Technical report KMF/RS/2018/ C1.7. (ii). Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI). 42 pp.
  • Gichuru, C. Owiti, H., Okechi, J.M., Mwainge, V.M., Aura, C.M., Nyamweya, C., Ombwa, V., Owili, M., Okeyo, R., Oketch, R., Nyaundi, J., Mwamburi, J., Ongore, C., Omwega, R., Wawiye, P., Babu, J., Guya, F., Basweti, G., Nyaboke, H., Ogwai, C. (2019). Lake Victoria trophic structure as a basis to Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries (EAF) management in quality of Marine Protection.
  • Owili, M., Okeyo, R., Aura, C.M., Nyamweya, C., Owiti, H., Oketch, R., Nyaundi, J., Mwamburi, J., Ongore, C., Mwainge, V.M., Omwega, R., Wawiye, P., Babu, J., Okechi, J.M., Guya, F., Basweti, G., Ombwa, V., Nyaboke, H., Ogwai, C., Gichuru, C. (2019). A technical report on revamping the use of Electronic Fish Market Information Systems (EFMIS) application for enhanced fisheries data collection and dissemination to inform blue economic growth. Technical report KMF/RS/2018/ B2. (iii). Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute (KMFRI). 53 pp.