School of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Management

Lecturer, School of Environment, Water and Natural Resource Management

Primary Discipline

  • Aquaculture, Fisheries and Aquatic sciences.

Degrees Awarded

  • 2020; Ph.D. in Natural resources and Life Sciences - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Austria
  • 2014; Masters in Water and Coastal Management - University of Cadiz, Spain
  • 2013; Masters in Environmental Assessment and Management - Bologna University, Italy
  • 2005; Bachelor of Science in Fisheries, Moi University, Kenya

Post Graduate Courses

  • February - March, 2016; Responsible aquaculture, Wagenigen University. Netherlands
  • February, 2016: Predoctoral training, At Vrije University Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • October, 2015: Research and Action: The politics and practices of participation in the water sector. Western Capetown University. South Africa.
  • July, 2015: Marine Conservation. Duke University, USA.
  • February, 2015: Value chain Management, Bukura Agricultural College, Kenya.
  • May, 2014: Introduction to the Natural Capital Project Approach. Stanford University, USA.
  • May, 2013: Integrated tools to Determine Environmental Quality. University of Cadiz, Spain.
  • June, 2012: Aquatic Processes and Applications. UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands.
  • March, 2012: Aquaculture Production and Management. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.

Conferences/Workshops

  • 8-10, September, 2019. Water First Workshop for African Women in Water Research and Policy. Accra, Ghana
  • 26th-28rd November, 2018. Blue economy conference, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 19th-23rd November, 2018. Conference on Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development in Dryland Environments, Umma University, Kenya
  • 9th, - 14th July, 2018. Euro science Open Forum. Toulouse France.
  • 6th, July, 2018. Young African Scientists in Europe. Toulouse France.
  • 24th – 26th May, 2017. Value chain in Aquaculture. Thika, Kenya
  • 2nd – 4th May, 2017. Development of Research and Proposal Writing Skills. Kitui, Kenya.
  • 18th – 20th April, 2017. Workshop on Extension and Outreach. SEKU, Kitui, Kenya.
  • 21st – 23rd March, 2017. Workshop on formulation of short courses in SEKU, Kitui, Kenya.
  • 23rd – 25th November, 2016. East Africa Aquaculture symposium and exhibition, Nairobi.
  • 26th – 27th October, 2016. Workshop on business plan formulation, SEKU. Kitui, Kenya.
  • 19th – 23rd September, 2016. Ecosystem services Conference, Antwerp Belgium.
  • 23rd – 27th May 2016. Aquaculture Practicals and Measurements. SEKU, Kitui, Kenya.
  • 2nd – 6th May, 2016. Understanding Environmental and Social Standards & International Best Practices in Large-Scale Developments, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • 25th – 28th, January, 2016. Hydrological Modelling, SEKU, Kitui, Kenya.
  • 16th – 20th, November, 2015. Gender mainstreaming. SEKU, Kitui, Kenya.
  • 25th – 30th, October, 2015. WIOMSA Symposium, Durban, South Africa.
  • 09th, October, 2015. Quality Assurance, Ghent University, Belgium
  • 30th, July, 2015. Federation's offshore drilling forum in New Bern, USA
  • 19th – 26th, April, 2015. NICHE project review workshop in Belgium and Netherlands.
  • 2nd – 6th, February,2015. Workshop on curriculum development. SEKU, Kitui, Kenya.

Awards

  • 2017-2020; Austrian Agency for International Cooperation in Education & Research (OeAD-GmbH) Ph.D scholarship
  • 2019; Elsevier Foundation African women workshop scholarship
  • 2018; Euro science open forum scholarship- France
  • 2019; The Netherlands Fellowship programs, Tailor-Made Training program - Makueni, Kenya
  • 2016; The Netherlands Fellowship programs, Tailor-Made Training program, - Machakos, Kenya
  • 2016; The Netherlands Fellowship programs, Short course, Wageningen University- Netherlands
  • 2016; The Netherlands Fellowship programs, Short course, Vrije University – Netherlands
  • 2015; The Netherlands Fellowship programs, Short course - South Africa
  • 2015; Marine conservation fellowship – Duke University, USA
  • 2012-2014; Erasmus Mundus joint master’s scholarship, Italy and Spain.
  • 2012; The Netherlands Fellowship Programs, Short course - UNESCO-IHE
  • 2012; Israel MASHAV Scholarship
  • 2001; Kenya Governments university scholarship

Grants

  • 2019: Netherlands Fellowship Program (TMT 18/00182) - Gender responsive capacity building on sustainable aquaculture production in Kenya – Makueni County
  • 2016: Netherlands Fellowship Program (NFP-TM.16/194KEN)- Capacity building in sustainable and gender sensitive aquaculture sector in Kenya - Machakos County

TV/Radio Interviews

  • 2020 – Voice of America
  • 2019 – Ene FM
  • 2019 – KBC Mwatu FM
  • 2018 – Ene FM

Professional Memberships

  • Member, Organization of Women in Science and development
  • Member, Africa Women in Science
  • Member, Global Options and Linkages
  • Paid Member, British Ecological Society
  • Paid Member, The Ecosystem Services Partnership
  • Paid Member, West Indian Ocean Scientific Association
  • Life Member, Kenya Red Cross
  • Member, Aquaculture Association of Kenya

Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activities

  1. Musyoka, S. N., Liti, D. M., Ogello, E., Meulbroek P. & Waidbacher, H. (2020). Using Earthworm, Eisenia fetida, to Bio-convert Agro-industrial Wastes for Aquaculture Nutrition. BioResources 15(1): 574-587
  2. Musyoka, S. N., Liti, D. M., Ogello, E., & Waidbacher, H. (2019). Utilization of the earthworm, Eisenia fetida (Savigny, 1826) as an alternative protein source in fish feeds processing: A review. Aquac. Res. 50. 2301-2315. DOI: 10.1111/are.14091
  3. Musyoka, S. N., Liti, D. M., Ogello, E., Meulbroek P. & Waidbacher, H. Earthworm, Eisenia fetida bedding as potential cheap fishmeal replacement ingredient for semi-intensive farming of Nile Tilapia, Oreochromis niloticus. Aquaculture research. 00, 1-10
  4. Musyoka, S. N., Liti, D. M., Ogello, E., Meulbroek P. & Waidbacher, H. Physicochemical properties of the agro-industrial wastes with the potential of culturing earthworm, Eisenia fetida and improving aquaculture nutrition. Journal of Bioresources 7(1): 1 - 10 (2020)
  5. Musyoka, S. N. and Mutia, G. M. (2016). The Status of Fish Farming Development in Arid and Semi-Arid Counties of Kenya: Case Study of Makueni County. European Journal of Physical and Agricultural Sciences Vol. 4 No. 3, 2016 ISSN 2056-5879
  6. Musyoka, S. N. and Vallejo, I. (2016). Types and Mechanisms of Microbial Bioremediation. Journal of Advanced Scientific and Technical Research 5(6).
  7. Musyoka, S. N. (2016). Concept of microbial bioremediation in Aquaculture. International Journal of Advanced Scientific and Technical Research 5;6

Contacts

Address: South Eastern Kenya University.
P.O Box, 170 – 90200, Kitui, Kenya.
E-mail: smusyoka@seku.ac.ke
Mobile: +254722477824