Message from the Director

Dr. Eddy Owaga Ph.D
Welcome to the Institute of Food Bioresources Technology (IFBT) at Dedan Kimathi University of Technology. The following programmes are offered by the Institute: (i) M.Sc. degree in Food Science and Technology, (ii) B.Sc. degree in Food Science and Technology, (iii) B.Sc. degree in Nutrition and Dietetics, (iv) Certificate/Diploma in Coffee Technology and Quality Management. We offer comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programmes that prepare students for leadership positions in the food industry, academia, research, non-government agencies, and government. Thus, our undergraduate and graduate programmes have experienced remarkable growth in recent years. The academic staff are fully committed towards accomplishment of research, teaching, and mentoring goals. Both undergraduate and graduate students are highly encouraged by motivated staff to undertake varied experiential learning opportunities. Graduate students conduct research on the novel topics aimed at improving the quality and nutrition of food.