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Independent experts nominated by country party

John S.K. Mbaya

First name
John S.K.
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Plant Science
UN languages spoken


Job function
Principal Science Secretary
Telephone number
254 2 336 173
Work experience
- 1975-1977: Secondary School Teacher_x000D_
- 1977-1995: National Beekeeping Station carrying out research, extension and training _x000D_
- 1996 to date: Principal Science Secretary, Government policy on Science and Technology, National Biosafety Project
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B.Sc., Bot/Zoo, Makerere University, Uganda, 1975_x000D_
Dip. Education, Makerere University, Uganda, 1975_x000D_
M.Sc., Entomology/Agriculture, University of Nairobi, Kenya, 1983_x000D_
Ph.D., Environmental Sciences/Agriculture, Guelph University, Canada, 1993
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Mbaya, J.K.S., 1983: Races of honeybees in Kenya and some aspects of their behaviour, M.Sc. Thesis, University of Nairobi;_x000D_
2. Mbaya, J.K.S., 1993: Defensive and hoarding behaviours of African honeybees in Kenya, Ph.D. Thesis, University of Guelph, Canada;_x000D_
3. Mbaya, J.K.S., 1993: Pollination of crops by insect in Africa. In 'Crop Pollination in Africa', Edited by Roubik, FAO;_x000D_
4. Mbaya, J.K.S., and Kevan, P., Defensive behaviour of three races of African honeybees in Kenya. Journal of Apicultural Research, International Bee Research Association_x000D_
5. Mbaya, J.K.S., and Kevan, P., Effects of relocation of African honeybee races to foreign habitats on their defensive behaviour. Journal of Apicultural Research, International Bee Research Association
Other activities
1. Member, National Committee on Biodiversity_x000D_
2. Member, Interministerial Committee on Environment_x000D_
3. Secretary, National Biosafety Committee_x000D_
4. Member, Kenya Beekeepers Association_x000D_
5. Steering Committee, Conservation and sustainable use of pollinators, commissioned Oct. 1998, Sao Poulo, Brazil
Member, Board of Governors, Oloolua Secondary School
Organisation name
National Council for Science and Technology
Organisation street address
Organisation city
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