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Linda Maina

Country of origin: Kenya Currently in: Kenya, Nairobi General field of specialization: Chemical Sciences
Academic Background

Degrees

2006 Master Chemical Sciences
Research and Profession

Current Research Activities

Chemical Sciences

Rapid identification of edible oils manufactured in Kenya using spectroscopic methods


Publications resulting from Research: 


EPRA International Journal of Research & Development “Identification of vegetable oils manufactured in Kenya using spectroscopic method” volume 1: Issue: 9 / November 2016



Current profession

Current professional activities type: 
Research
Industry
Analysis of pesticides residue in agriculture produce, environmental samples (water and soil), analysis of fertilizer, pesticides formulation, contaminants and heavy metal analysis ➔ Audits on Quality Assurance Food Safety for fresh produce exporting companies as per Kenya HCAs, and international regulations; BRC, HACCP, Global GAP, ISO 22000/2005 e.t.c

Workshop and Conference Attended

2018 India Advanced training on food safety and nutrition for African nationals
2017 China Seminar on Climate Change & Agricultural Sustainable Development for Developing Countries
2017 Kenya CODEX: FAO/WHO COORDINATING COMMITTEE FOR AFRICA 22ndSession 2017
2016 Kenya PACN congress 2016: Sustainable water resources for Africa
2015 Kenya PACN Congress 2015: Healthcare; from discovery to delivery
2017 Kenya No future without Education Lab

Presentation given

2017
Climate change adaptation and mitigation for agricultural sustainability
China
Event: Seminar on Climate Change & Agricultural Sustainable Development for Developing Countries