Paul Orina


• Centre Director KMFRI Sagana

• Head of Research KMFRI-NARDTC Sagana

• Head of Breeding Program and Culture Systems
• ASDSP- SEA Report Reviewer

• Kenyan Aquaculture hatcheries certification and accreditation – National Coordinator

• Kenyan aquaculture hatcheries certification and accreditation committee for the importation of YY Tilapia super male and Gift fish- National Chairman
• BSc Zoology- University of Eastern Africa, Baraton

• MSc Zoology (Animal Ecology)- Moi University

• PhD Zoology (Animal Ecology)- University of Eldoret
• 2011-2015: Commercializing aquaculture production through sustainable technologies and market linkages funded by World Bank through Kenya Agricultural Productivity and Agribusiness Program (KAPAP)- Researcher Breeding and Culture Systems

• 2012-2014: Building public private sector partnership to enhance the productivity and competitiveness in the Eastern and Central Africa region (ECA) funded by Association for Strengthening Agricultural Research in Eastern and Central Africa (ASARECA) –Researcher Culture systems component 2011- 2014: Enhancing Commercialization and Sustainability of Aquaculture Programs in Kenya funded by NCST, Collaborator- KMFRI.

• 2013-2016: Strengthening Institutional capacity for participatory action research in sustainable aquaculture funded by PEER SCIENCE CYCLE 2, USAID- Collaborator- KMFRI. Participation in research groups and projects

• PhD -2, MSc-2

• Introduction of Oreochromis jipe as an indigenous aquaculture species

• Ksh 500,000 FARM AFRICA Consultancy
• Paul Sagwe Orina, Joseph Rasowo, Elijah Oyoo-Okoth, Safina Musa, Jonathan M. Munguti and Harrison Charo-Karisa (2016) Combined effects of photoperiod and temperature on growth and survival of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus, Burchell 1822) larvae under laboratory conditions, Journal of Applied Aquaculture, 28:1, 17-25, DOI: 10.1080/10454438.2015.1113763

• Mwangi J.M., Maina J.G., Gachuiri C.K. and Orina P.S (2016). Growth response of African catfish (Clarias gariepinus) to different protein levels in a semi- intensive production system. Conference Proceeding.

• Ngugi C. C, Oyoo-Okoth E, Mugo-Bundi J, Orina P. S, Chemoiwa E. J, Aloo P. A . (2015). Effects of dietary administration of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) on the growth performance, biochemical, hematological and immunological parameters in juvenile and adult Victoria Labeo (Labeo victorianus) challenged with Aeromonas hydrophila. Fish Shellfish Immunol. 2015 Jun;44(2):533-41. doi: 10.1016/j.fsi.2015.03.025. Epub 2015 Mar 28

• Safina Musa, Paul Sagwe Orina, Christopher Mulanda Aura, Rodrick Kundu, Erick Ochieng Ogello, Jonathan Mbonge Munguti (2014). The Effects of Dietary Levels of Protein and Greenhouse on Growth, Behaviour and Fecundity of Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) Broodstock. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) ISSN (Online): 2319-7064.

• Paul Sagwe Orina, Joseph Rasowo, Elijah Gichana, Benard Maranga, Harrison Charo-Karisa. Artificial Breeding Protocol and Optimal Breeding Environment for Labeo victorianus (Boulenger, 1901). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2014; 1(6): 138-143

• Paul S. Orina, Joseph O. Rasowo, Mary A. Opiyo, Pricilla Boera, Jacob Abwao, Harrison Charo-Karisa (2014). Optimization of seed and broodstock transport densities for improved survival of African carp (Labeo victorianus, Boulenger, 1901). International Journal of Chemical Studies ISSN: 2321-4902, Volume 2 Issue 2.

• Jacob O. Abwao, Priscilla N. Boera, Jonathan M. Munguti, Paul S. Orina and Erick O. Ogello. The potential of periphyton based aquaculture for nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus L.) production. a review. International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2014; 2(1): 147-152

• Orina S. Paul, Maina Joyce, Wangia Sabina, Karuri E, Mbuthia P, Omolo Bethuel, Osure O. George, Safina Musa and Jonathan M. Munguti (2014). Situational Analysis Of Nile Tilapia And African Catfish Hatcheries Management: A Case Study Of Kisii And Kirinyaga Counties In Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development Volume 26 (5).

• Orina P.S., Opiyo, M.A., Charo-Karisa, H. (2013). Optimization of Seed and Broodstock Transport Densities for Improved Survival of Cultured Nile Tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus, L 1758). International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2014; 1(5): 157-161

• Maina J.G, Mbuthia, P.G., Ngugi, J., Omolo, B., Orina, P., Wangia, S.M., Karuri, E.G., Maitho, T. and Owiti, G.O. (2014). Influence of Socio-economic factors, Gender and Fish Farming Enterprise and Productivity Project on Fish Farming Practices in Kenya. Livestock Research for Rural Development Volume 26 (2).
• Trained as an Integrity Assurance Officer (IAO) organized by EACC at Kenya School of Government (KSG) Mombasa.

• Secured PhD and MSc Scholarships for staff under KMFRI-Chosun University Collaboration

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