2006 – Member of 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference Organizing Committee
2008 – Member of 4th KEFRI Scientific Conference Organizing Committee
May 2015 – Overall Rapporteur - Second National Prosopis Workshop on “Unlocking the economic potentials of Prosopis in the face of changing climate” at Soi Safari Club, Baringo. –
Compiled workshop proceedings together with Joseph Njigoya of KFS and Bernard Kamondo of KEFRI
February 2017 – Overall Rapporteur - “International Conference on the "Project on Development of Drought Tolerant Trees for Adaptation to Climate Change in Drylands of Kenya" at KEFRI headquarters Kitui and Kibwezi. Compiled conference Proceedings together with B. Kamondo and G.Muturi of KEFRI
20017 – Secretary of 5th KEFRI Scientific Conference Organizing Committee
Dorothy Ochieng attended “International Conference on the "Project on Development of Drought Tolerant Trees for Adaptation to Climate Change in Drylands of Kenya" 13th -16th February 2017 at KEFRI Headqurters Muguga. Ms. Ochieng facilitated the conference as a rapporteur and compiled Conference Proceedings jointly with Bernard Kamondo of KEFRI CHERP
Dorothy Ochieng attended meeting on “The FAO Restoration Initiative (TRI) Inception Workshop at Laico Regency, Nairobi” from 23rd to 24th November 2016. Ms. Ochieng facilitated the meeting as a rapporteur and compiled the Workshop Proceedings jointly with Bernard Kamondo of KEFRI CHERP. Stephen Gitonga and John Otwoma participated in documentation through photography and recording of the opening function.
Dorothy Ochieng attended Second National Prosopis Workshop on “Unlocking the economic potentials of Prosopis in the face of changing climate” from 18th - 21st May 2015 at Soi Safari Club, Baringo. The workshop involved KEFRI / KFS and 11 County Governments affected by Prosopis invasions together with development partners and stakeholders and Ms. Ochieng facilitated the meeting as a rapporteur and compiled the Workshop Proceedings jointly with Joseph Njigoya of KFS and Bernard Kamondo of KEFRI CHERP .
2008-date: Senior Research Officer, Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Muguga - attached to SP / TSS / FRSS - Publications Office.
1998 – 2008: Research Officer I
1999 - 2007: Project Agroforester. Agroforestry for Integrated Development in Semi-Arid Areas of Kenya (ARIDSAK) Project, KEFRI/ KARI/ Belgian Administration Cooperation (BADC)) - in Mashuru (Kajiado) and Makueni
1997 – 1999: undertaking Masters Programme – University of Stellenbosch, South Africa
1994 – 1998: Research Officer II
1995 – 1997: Project Agroforester, Dryland Applied Research and Extension Project (DAREP). KEFRI / KARI / ODA - in Mbeere, Tharaka-nithi, Isiolo.
1990 - 1994: Assistant Research Officer, ASALs Division -KEFRI Headquarters
1997-1999 MSc - Tropical Forestry University of Stellenbosch - South Africa
1987-1990 BSc - Forestry Moi University - Kenya
ISO 90001:2008, QMS Internal Auditor Course. March – April 2015. KEFRI, Kenya.
ISO 90001:2008, QMS Implementers Course. May 2014. KEFRI, Kenya.
Developing and Writing Research Proposals. January – February 2008. At Faculty of Science University of Nairobi. conducted by Faculty of Botany, University of Nairobi under the aegis of the African Forestry Network in collaboration with KEFRI / International Foundation for Science (IFS) / the International Union of Forestry Research Organization
Research training in the field of Forest Biomass Analysis as Related to Tree Stand Structure at Forest and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI) - Japan from August to November 2004
Group Training Course of Forest Research II at Forest and Forest Products Research Institute (FFPRI) and other related organizations in Japan from August to November 2004. organized by JICA under the International Cooperation Programme of the Government of Japan.
Leadership for Change in Agriculture in the Environment - Arusha, Tanzania. Organized by African Women Leaders in Agriculture and Environment (AWLAE) Program and Winrock International
Management of Trees for Farmland Rehabilitation and Development. Forest National Corporation (FNC), El-Obeid, Sudan. October – November, 2002.
Social science research methods -post graduate modules - undertaken at Centre of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa.
Course on Scientific Writing and Dissemination of Research Results. organized by KEFRI / University of Helsinki through FINNIDA Co-operation
Course in Field Measurements and Data Analysis. organized by KEFRI / University of Helsinki through FINNIDA Co-operation
Multipurpose Tree Improvement Methods. held at ICRAF/ KEFRI/KARI Agroforestry Research Centre, Maseno Kenya
Training course on Problem Analysis, Research Methodologies and Experimental Designs. organized by KEFRI / University of Helsinki through FINNIDA Co-operation.