Mr. Josiah Oyalo

Designation: Tutorial Fellow
School/Institute: Institute of Food Bioresources Technology
Department: Human Nutrition

Academic Qualifications

Qualification Institution Year
MSc. Human Nutrition Universiteit Gent, Belgium 2016 – 2018
BSc. Food Science & Nutrition Moi University, Kenya 2007 – 2011

Areas of Expertise

  • Human Nutrition
  • Applied Food Science

Peer reviewed journal publications

  • Mugalavai, Violet, K, Oyalo J, Ayua Emmanuel, Onkware, Augustino, O. (2019); Measuring Consumer Interest in Sorghum Composite Flours in Western Kenya; International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications (IJSRP) 9(7) (ISSN: 2250-3153), DOI:
  • Mugalavai, V. K., Onkware, A., Omutimba, H., & Oyalo, J. (2019). Exploiting the Nutritional Profile and Consumer Behavior on Choice and Utilization of Selected Sorghum Varieties in Western Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research, 8(7), 368–374.

Papers presented in Conferences, Seminars and Workshops Conferences Attended

  • Annual Belgian Nutrition Society Conference: Theme: Carbohydrates and artificial sweeteners in Human nutrition – May 2017.

Awards, Scholarships and Recognitions

  • VLIR_UOS Master’s Scholarship for Developing Countries-Belgium; 2016-2018.
  • VLIR_UOS fellowship for a short training in Humanitarian Food Science & Technology – September 2015.

Research Interests

  • Nutritional value addition of neglected and underutilised cereals species.

Affiliation/Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Kenya nutritionist and Dieticians Institute (KNDI)