All Notes/Courses


How to conduct an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
This free online course offers an overview of EIA in Kenya with particular focus on,
The basics of environmental law, & sustainable development,
Environmental management tools
Environment laws in Kenya,
Contents of an EIA report
How to Design and Construct a small earth dam or water pan
This course covers the process of design and construction of small earth dams and water pans. In a series of 5 presentations, we will look at
The contents of a dam/pan design report
Water demand analysis
Design of freeboard, silt trap, & embankments
Design of spillway
Operation and maintenance of small dams/pans
How to register as a Professional Engineer in Kenya
This free online course offers a set of resources to guide practitioners on how to register as a professional agricultural engineer in Kenya. In 7 sessions, the course will share resources on
Standard professional registration forms
Gazette notice on professional registration
Engineers practice manual
Institution of Engineers of Kenya requirements for registration
Legal notice on engineering registration
Presentation on engineering registration in Kenya
Irrigation Engineering
This is a series of manuals compiled from FAO on Irrigation Design
Hydrology for Engineers
This two books are reference documents to ground you on various concepts of hydrology from the basics to advanced units
How to design and construct solar drying structures
This free online course shares a set of resources to use when designing solar drying structures. In 8 sessions, the course will reference documents on:
Green house solar dryers in Kenya
Design and construction of solar tunnel dryers
Design and construction of Walk in tunnel dryers
Performance evaluation of tunnel dryers
Energy required for solar drying
Determination of optimum collector area for solar drying
Rules of thump for solar drying
Solar drying handbook by Prakash
Design and Construction of Agricultural Storage Structures - Reference Materials
This free online course shares a set of resources to use while designing Agricultural storage structures. In 5 sessions, the course will shared documents touching on
Solar Aided maize storage
Maize storage structures in Kenya
Moisture Content Charts
Allowable storage time for cereals
Manual for design of farm storage structures
Irrigation Engineering: Design Reports
This module shares sample irrigation design reports from Kenya
Software for Agricultural Engineers
This course presents some of the outputs of deploying agricultural engineering software in projects in Kenya
Design of soil & water conservation structures for SLM
This free online course looks at Soil and water conservation interventions for sustainable land management. In a series of four presentations, we will look at:
Introduction to sustainable land management
Agronomic and vegetative measures for Soil and water conservation
Structural measures for soil and water conservation
Gulley control interventions
How to drill a borehole in Kenya
This free online course will review the process of drilling a borehole in Kenya
In 4 presentations, we will look at:
WARMA rules on borehole drilling in Kenya
A sample Hydrologist report prepared before borehole drilling in Kenya
A sample Environmental Impact Assessment report prepared before borehole drilling in Kenya
A sample bill of quantities for borehole drilling in Kenya
How to design and construct water harvesting and storage structures
This free online course gives a basic guideline on the design and construction of water harvesting and storage structures. In two presentations, we will review:
The Water Act of Kenya
Types of Water Storage Structures
Assessment of Water Demand and Supply
Water Storage Optimization
How to Extract Virgin Coconut Oil
This course summarizes the presentations of a training on Coconut Oil Processing conducted at ATDC Mtwapa. In a series of 5 presentations and quizzes, the course looks at virgin coconut oil and the various methods of extraction in the local Kenya Context. Specifically, the course will focus on
Introduction to Virgin Coconut Oil Extraction
Kitchen method of Virgin Coconut Oil Extraction
Fermentation method of Virgin Coconut Oil Extraction
Plant and equipment used in Virgin Coconut Oil Extraction
Good practices in Virgin Coconut Oil Extraction
How to construct dairy farms and related structures
This free online course will share dairy farming resources from the Micro Enterprises Support Program Trust, to aid you in setting up your dairy farm. Two resources will be shared touching on
Diary farm layout
Construction of dairy structures
Sanitary and Phytosanitary Training Manual for Official Agencies in Kenya
This Training manual shares the WTO SPS Agreements, standards and guidelines for codes of practices issued by Codex Alimentarious Commission
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