Esther Njuguna

Esther Njuguna

Senior scientist

Esther Njuguna-Mungai, is a Senior Social Scientist, working as the Gender Specialist at the International Livestock Research Institute, Nairobi.  Her research interests include gender dynamics in Feeds and Forages, Women's participation in agricultural food systems; interface between gender and technology use that leads to the transformation of norms and empowerment of women and the youth.  She has been working with male and female smallholder farmers since 1996.  She is a graduate of Wageningen University and Research Centre (Agricultural Development - MSc) and the University of Nairobi-(Agricultural Development and Economics) – PhD.

My Blog Posts

Woman harvesting Irrigated fodder-ILSSI

Gendered Feed Assessment Tool (G-FEAST)

For or against women empowerment? Views from men and women smallholder farmers in the Southern and Amhara regions of Ethiopia