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DR Charles Otieno

Senior Lecturer

If you’re an educational professional who are looking to progress into management and consultancy, or an educational planning or development role, this is the best degree for you.


Dennis is Research Fellow at Tegemeo Institute and holds aPhD in Agricultural Economics and Resource Management fromMoi University,Eldoret,Kenya.I was partof Tegemeo Institutes research team for 4 years (2 year contract period in a USAID project) whereI was playing key roles indesigning and execution of household surveys,analysis of cross sectional and panel data.

I have conducted research in irrigation,adoption of CA and good agricultural Practices,costpf food production,production trade off sat house hold level,factor use efficiency,Land access and youth migration and project evaluations.My tenacious and proactive approach in research has resulted in anumber of important studies and publications by the Institute and in refereed journals. Further,my over 19 years workexperience both at theUniversity,Tegemeo and as a consultant provides him with critical skills to handle new challenges in agriculture sector research and evaluations using my meticulous attention to detail in a friendly and professional manner.

I have good networkingskills and a member of professional associations such as IAAE through which the Institute gets vital client leads and partnership linkages. Such networks are key to developing  and improving stakeholder relationship in Policy research as well as expanding the Institutes businesses.


  • 2005 -to 2011. D.Phil MoiUniversityAgricultural ResourceEconomics and Management
  • 1998-2003. M.PhilMoi UniversityAgricultural ResourceEconomics and Management.
  • 1987-1990 BSc. AgricultureUniversityof Nairobi.


  • Dennis Otieno (2023). Policy options for enhanced access to agricultural land formigrating youths in densely populated rural Kenya. Submitted Abstract for 13th African Farm Management Conference, South Africe
  • Nyaga, S, Muhoro P, Ogoki C and Otieno D (2023)Adapting Artificial intelligence to firm value proposition for enhanced electritity production in Kenya Submitted for Murang’a University International Conference
  • Dennis Otieno and Caroline Igoki (2023). Effects of Green Economy on sustainable development. Lessons from Kenya Climate Smart Agricultural Practices in Kenya Submitted for Murang’a University International Conference