Dr. Oliver Kiptoo Kirui

Research themes
  • Renewable energy
  • Institutions
  • Politics & Democracy
Research countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Nigeria
  • Benin
  • Mali
  • Togo
Research projects

Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation

Additional information
Professional experience

Research Associate - International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT);

Research Assistant - Regional Strategic Analysis and knowledge support system-ECA at the International Livestock Research Institute;

Research Assistant - Electronic Agricultural Research Network in Africa (eARN-Africa)


BSc. Agric Economics (2008)

Msc. Agric and Applied Economics (2011)

Funding institutions



Center for Development Research (ZEF)

University of Bonn,

Walter-Flex Str. 3,

53113 Bonn, Germany

Tel: +49 (0)228 73-1884

Mob: +49 (0)15215457199

Fax: +49 (0)228 73-1869

Email: okirui@uni-bonn.de


Kirui, O. 2016. Economics of Land Degradation, Sustainable Land Management and Poverty. Doctoral Thesis at Faculty of Agriculture, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn. Further Information


Kirui, O., J. Okello, R. Nyikal, and G. Njiraini. 2013. Impact of Mobile Phone-Based Money Transfer Services in Agriculture: Evidence from Kenya. Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 52(2): 141-162.


Kirui, O. K., J. J. Okello, J. J., and R.A. Nyikal. 2012. Awareness of Mobile Phone-Based Money Transfer Services in Agriculture by Smallholder Farmers in Kenya.. International Journal of ICT Research and Development in Africa (IJICTRDA). , 3(1), 1-13: 1-13. Further Information
Okello, J.J. O. K. Kirui, G.W. Njiraini and Z. Gitonga. 2012. Drivers of Use of Information and Communication Technologies by Farm Households: The Case of Smallholder Farmers in Kenya.. Journal of Agricultural Science, Vol 4, No 2 (2012): 111. Further Information


Kabubo-Mariara, J., J. Massawe, J. Karugia, O.K. Kirui, and J. Wanjiku. 2011. Status, distribution and determinants of poverty in the COMESA region: a review of existing knowledge,. International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)., Working Paper No.33.: 1-33. Further Information

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Oliver Kiptoo Kirui

Senior Researcher

okirui(at)uni-bonn.de, oliverkk(at)yahoo.com


ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change