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S/No. PROJECT FUNDING
1. Enhancing Partnerships for Industry-led Vocational Training and education (ePIVOT) for Sustainable water management and climate-smart agriculture Funded by NUFFIC (70 Ksh million). PI is Prof. Romanus Odhiambo, VC MUST; (Project co-ordinator:  Prof Joshua Arimi of SAFs). €600,000
2. Enhancing Partnerships for Industry-led Vocational Training and education (ePIVOT) in the horticulture value chains of Kenya. Funded by NUFFIC. PI is Prof. Romanus Odhiambo, VC MUST; Project co-Ordinator: Professor Peter Wafula Masinde from SAFs). €748,115.
3. Arimi, J.M. and Dr Maria Jose Oruna-Concha. Global Challenge Research Fund Networking Grant Round 7. on “Improving food security in Arid and Semi-Arid (ASAL) regions of Northern Kenya through transformation of the camel milk supply chain”. (Project PI: Prof Josh £17025
4. Evaluation of noise pollution level and its effect on “jua kali” industry workers in Homabay town, July, 2019. Project PI: Dr Alfred Mariga. Funding: Meru University of Science and Technology. KES 500 000
5. Restoration of soil health and biodiversity by smallholder farmers in Kenya. Funded by Global Challenges Research Fund to Exter University, UK (Researcher (2021): Prof Peter Wafula Masinde) £ 24, 000
6. Towards improved environmental management and increased food productivity through biochar production and use (2020). Funded by NRF KES 19 MILLION
7. ICT and Market-based Irrigation Water Productivity Improvement for Food and Nutritional Security in Water Deficit Counties. Funded by Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project (2020) KES 21 MILLION
8. Expression profiling of African trypanosomes in primate hosts: identification of biomarkers for diagnosis, drug target identification and dissection of virulence pathways (2016): Funded by ICIPE and Welcome Trust Foundation Researcher Dr John Thuita KES 2 MILLION
9. PATENT:
Arimi, J.M. Method of making chew gum from Catha edulis. Patent no. KE/P/2019/3327