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James Obar

  • Mr.
  • Rongo University College
  • 1PublicationsNumber of items in James's My Publications folder on Mendeley.

Research interests

Food microbiology and safety


Review on Occurrence and role of lactic acid bacteria in fruit products

Publications (1)

  • The Abundance of Lactic Acid Bacteria in the Gastrointestinal Tract of Lake Victoria Nile Perch

    • Obar J
    • Shitandi A
    • Mahungu S
    • et al.

Professional experience


Rongo University College

February 2017 - Present


Bugema University

September 2015 - August 2016(a year)

Quality Assurance Manager

Lake Bounty ltd, Uganda

April 2015 - August 2015(4 months)


Egerton University

August 2010 - April 2014(4 years)

Quality Assurance Manager

Tropical Fish Industries,- Kampala-Uganda

June 2002 - April 2008(6 years)

Senior Quality Supervisor

Peche Foods-Kisumu-Kenya

March 1998 - May 2002(4 years)

Senior Laboratory Technologist/Quality Supervisor

Ken-dag Ltd – Kisumu-Kenya

February 1997 - February 1998(a year)

Chemical and Microbiological Analyst

Wanainchi Marine products Ltd-Mombasa, Kenya

September 1996 - January 1997(4 months)


PhD in Food Science

Egerton University Faculty of Agriculture

August 2017 - Present

MSc in Food Science & Technology

Egerton University Faculty of Agriculture

August 2008 - December 2015(7 years)

Bsc in Fisheries

Moi University

February 1992 - December 1996(5 years)