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Dr. George Ooko Abong'Dr. George Ooko Abong'

Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology
University of Nairobi, Kenya

Dr. Abong’ holds a bachelors, masters and doctorate degrees in Food Science and Technology. He currently lectures at the Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology at the University of Nairobi, Kenya, one of the premier University in East and Central Africa. Dr. Abong has worked at the University of Nairobi for the last twelve years with major roles being teaching, research, tutorials and consultancy. He is currently working as a senior lecturer and chairman of the Department and also chairs Food Science and Technology Platform of Kenya (FoSTeP-K), a professional body in Kenya. He has been involved in several consultancies including practical training on food handling and hygiene; milk processing; aflatoxin management in groundnuts and cereals; expert/professional member in ASARECA and Kenya Bureau of Standards (Kebs) technical committee towards harmonization of the East African Standards for Cassava, sweetpotato, fats and oils, cereals and pulses, meat and poultry products and potato products. He is a trained food safety expert with vast knowledge in quality assurance and risk analysis from the University of Ghent, Belgium. He has a wealth of experience in managing students and linking the University with industrial world and currently manages pilot plant, value addition platform at the University of Nairobi.

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University of Nairobi

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences
Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology

Contact Information

Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology, University of Nairobi (UoN)
P.O. Box 29053, 00625, Kangemi, Kenya

Tel. (Office): +254-3592734-9, Extension 27093
Mobile: +254-735-508558/7000-73386
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Departmental Website: Department of Food Science, Nutrition and Technology
University Website: University of Nairobi, Kenya

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