Dr. Julius K.Kilungo, PhD

Education: PhD Agricultural Economics (University of Nairobi), MSc. Agricultural Economics (West Virginia University – USA)and BSc. Agriculture (University of Nairobi).

Senior Lecturer of Agricultural Economics & Agribusiness: Teaching diverse units in BSc. Agriculture, Range Management, Dryland Agriculture, Dryland Animal Science, Agricultural Economics and Agribusinessand MSc. Agricultural Resource Management (ARM).
Some of the Course UnitsTaughtInclude:
•    Project Planning & Development (BSc)
•    Range Resource Economics & Policy (BSc)
•    Development Economics (BSc)
•    Microeconomics (BSc)
•    Analysis &Planning of Agricultural Projects (BSc)
•    Economics of Livestock Production (BSc)
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•    Project Planning & Management (MSc)
Research Interests.
•    Economics of Dairy/Livestock production with emphasis on efficiency of resource allocation 7 profitability.
•    Effects/impacts of devolution of the agricultural sector functions/services to the counties.
•    The role of ICT in farm business analysis with emphasis on information handling.
•    Agricultural Policy Research Analysis and Development in Kenya.
•    Food Security strategies and their effects in Kenya.

Recent Publications
Publications
1. Kilungo,J.K. and M.  M.  Kavoi. “Impact of Liberalization on the Dairy Industry in Central Kenya”.THE KENYA VETERINARIAN. A Journal of the Kenya Veterinarian Association. Proceedings of the Biennial Scientific Conference of The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine held on August 30th – 31st 2000 at College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, August, 2000.
2. Kilungo, J.K. and M.  M.  Kavoi. “Technology Adoption and its Impact on the Dairy Enterprise Profitability in Central Kenya”.THE KENYA VETERINARIAN. A Journal of the Kenya Veterinarian Association. Proceedings of the Biennial Scientific Conference of The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine held on August 30th – 31st, 2000 at College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, August, 2000.
3. Kilungo, J.K.; Oluoch-Kosura, W. and McDermott, J.J. "Relative Efficiency and Application to Kenyan Smallholder Dairy Industry." THE KENYA VETERINARIAN. A Journal of the Kenya Veterinarian Association. Proceedings of the Biennial Scientific Conference of The Faculty of Veterinary Medicine held on August 30th – 31st, 2000 at College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, August, 2000.
4. Kavoi, M.M.; P.O. Owuor; D.K. Siele and J.K. Kilungo. “Factors Impending Tea Production in Smallholder Sector of Kenya: I. Green Leaf Supply.” Tea. A Journal Published by the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya. Vol. 21(1) pp. 28-34, July 2000. ISSN-1015-7174.
5.Kavoi, M.M.; P.O. Owuor; D.K. Siele and J.K. Kilungo. “Factors Impending Tea Production in Smallholder Sector of Kenya: II. Allocative Efficiency of Farm Inputs:Tea. A JournalPublished by the Tea Research Foundation of Kenya. Vol. 21(1) pp. 35-41, July 2000.  ISSN-1015-7174.
6. Kilungo, J.K.; Oluoch-Kosura, W. and McDermott, J.J. "Allocative efficiency in Smallholder Dairy Production in Kenya". Challenges Facing Agriculture in South Africa. Special Issues of AGREKON. A Journal Published by the Agricultural Economics Association of South Africa. Papers Presented at an International Symposium of the International Association of Agricultural Economists (IAAE) held at Badplaas, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa 10-16 August 1998. Vol. 38, May 1999.
Recent workshops/ Seminars included
1.    EDULINK II PROJECT FED 2013/320-148: Enhancing Nutrition and Food SecurityThroughImproved Capacity of Agricultural Higher Education Institutions in East and Southern Africa, 9TH September, 2015 (SEKU).
On-going Research: Effects/impacts of devolution of the agricultural sector on agricultural extension services in the counties.

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