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Title/Qualifications: Prof. (PhD)
Department/Unit/Section: Environmental Sciences
Contact Address: 844 Building, office No. 49 P.O. Box 43844 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Dean, School of Environmental Studies

ORCID:  https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9239-477X

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Area of Specialization: Forestry and Forest Influences, Social Forestry, Agroforestry
Research Interests: Climate change and food security, REDD+, Community participation in natural  resources management, use of trees in the improvement of soil fertility, Payment for Environmental
Services (PES)

Conference Presentations

  • 26-31 May 2012;  Adaptation Futures; 2012 International Conference on Climate Adaptation, Tucson, Arizona, USA
  • 23-25 April 2012; Strengthening Africa’s strategic agricultural capacity for impact on development (SASACID) Inception Meeting at Kenyatta University Conference Centre.
  • 10-13 April 2012; Beating famines: Sustainable food production through land regeneration in a changing climate,  World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF),  Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 27th to 29th February 2012; unBRAIN Start up Workshop on Agribusiness Education Workshop, White Sand Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya
  • 9th -11th February 2012: Curriculum Development Workshop on Climate Change and Food Security for Inter-University Council for East Africa, Entebbe, Uganda 9th -11th Feb. 2012
  • 12th -13th January 2012; Planning for Strengthening African Strategic Agricultural Capacity for Impact on Development (SASACID Nairobi, Kenya
  • 28th to 30th November 2011; Mainstreaming African Tertiary Agricultural Education Institutions in the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Process, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • 11th November 2011; Identification and Assessment of Capacity Building Needs for REDD+ in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 15th -19th November 2011; Ministerial Conference on Higher Education in Agriculture in Africa Kampala, Uganda
  • 20th – 21st September 2011Capacity Needs for REDD+ Implementation in Sub-Sahara Africa Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 22nd  – 25th February  2009 Regional Workshop on Climate Change: Responses and Mitigations Through Agriculture and Environment in East Africa Kampala, Uganda
  • 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry, 23rd -28th August 2009, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 10th – 11th August 2006. The first Kenya Forestry Society Scientific conference held in Nakuru, Kenya.

Publications

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News & Events

WORLD WETLAND DAY CELEBRATION JANUARY 2019

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WORLD WETLAND DAY CELEBRATION JANUARY 2019 World Wetlands Day was first celebrated in 1997. Since then government agencies, non-government organisations and community groups have celebrated World Wetlands Day by undertaking actions to raise…

WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION 2018

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WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION 2018 Desertification is the degradation of land in arid, semi-arid and dry sub-humid areas. It is caused primarily by human activities and climatic variations. Desertification does not refer…

TRAINING ON THE USE OF MODIS DATA PRODUCTS

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Kenyatta University in partnership with the Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCMRD) is organizing a series of training workshops to introduce satellite data users to the domain of MODIS Data.…

SCHOOLS UPCOMING EVENTS

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SCHOOLS UPCOMING EVENTS 1. EVENT: GREEN WEEK DATE 19TH – 21ST MARCH, 2019 VENUE: BSSC ROOM 12 2. EVENT: UNITED NATIONS ENVIRONMENTAL ASSEMBLY DAY DATE 11TH – 15TH MARCH, 2019 VENUE: UNITED NATIONS…

WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY CELEBRATIONS HELD IN UKUNDA KWALE COUNTY

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WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY CELEBRATIONS HELD IN UKUNDA KWALE COUNTY A Platform for Action World Environment Day is the United Nations'(UN) most important day for encouraging worldwide awareness and action for the protection of…

OL DONYO SABUK NATIONAL PARK TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITY 2017

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OL DONYO SABUK NATIONAL PARK TEAM BUILDING ACTIVITY 2017 This national park is an ultimate Panoramic Experience” which is dominated by a small mountain covered in montane forest, the Ol Donyo Sabuk National…

ARCGIS training GIS training Room

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ARCGIS training GIS training Room ArcGIS is a geographic information system (GIS) for working with maps and geographic information. It is used for creating and using maps, compiling geographic data, analyzing mapped information,…

WORLD WETLANDS DAY

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WORLD WETLANDS DAY World Wetlands Day is celebrated every year on 2nd February, marking the date in 1971, when the Convention on Wetlands, known as the Ramsar Convention, was adopted in the Iranian…

GIS SEMINAR HELD AT BSSC ROOM 14 ON 15TH NOVEMBER 2017

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The first formal GIS (geographic information system) Day took place in 1999 and is celebrated worldwide. Esri president and co-founder Jack Dangermond credits Ralph Nader with being the person who inspired the creation…

KUNEC MEMBERS JOINS THE REST OF THE WORLD TO MARK THE WORLD EARTH HOUR

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KENYATTA UNIVERSITY KUNEC MEMBERS JOINS THE REST OF THE WORLD TO MARK THE WORLD EARTH HOUR The Earth Hour is a global event that is held yearly to switch off their lights, and…

SILOLE SANCTUARY

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SILOLE SANCTUARY Just an hours's drive from the city, the Silole Sanctuary is private land adjoining the Nairobi National Park, a rich landscape of rolling plains situated that is between the deep gorges…

WORLD WATER DAY CELEBRATED AT GATHARA-INI RIVER GITHURAI MWIKI WARD

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WORLD WATER DAY CELEBRATED AT GATHARA-INI RIVER GITHURAI MWIKI WARD The World Water Day is marked on 22 March every year. This year's event was graced by Kenyatta University Environmental Club Members(KUNEC), who…

WORLD IN MARKING THE GLOBAL MARCH

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KENYATTA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF ENVIRONMENTAL STUDENTS (KUNEC) S JOINS THE REST OF THE WORLD IN MARKING THE GLOBAL MARCH This is a march celebrated all over the world to bring awareness and bring…

THE WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY

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THE WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL DAY The world environmental day was for everyone and everywhere. Since it began in 1972, global citizens have organized thousands of events from neighborhood clean-ups to action against wildlife crime,…

KUNEC VISITS JOMO KENYATTA HOME FOR THE DISABLED IN EMBU

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KUNEC VISITS JOMO KENYATTA HOME FOR THE DISABLED IN EMBU Jomo Kenyatta Home for the physically handicapped children began in 1970. The major reason for beginning this home was to cater for the…

The mazingira challenge

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The Mazingira challenge Mazingira is a Swahili word which means the surrounding or in environmental science, the word simply means (environment). This challenge is a yearly internal event and draws participants (students) from…

THE GREEN CHAMPION MASHUJAA DAY IN GATHARAINI RIVER IN GITHURAI

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THE GREEN CHAMPION MASHUJAA DAY IN GATHARAINI RIVER IN GITHURAI The direct impact of desertification is reduced biodiversity. The reasons for this are many, as climatic changes, drought, or human activity such as…

STUDENT’S PRESENTATIONS/PROJECTS DURING THE GREEN WEEK

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STUDENT’S PRESENTATIONS/PROJECTS DURING THE GREEN  WEEK The students go an opportunity to present their wonderful projects to the guests who attended the seminar on the second day of Green Week. The following students…

THE WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION 2017

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  THE WORLD DAY TO COMBAT DESERTIFICATION 2017   CELEBRATIONS AT CHELETA PRIMARY SCHOOL IN RUNDA ESTATE This is an event that is held globally and helps young students to learn about more…

A VISIT TO KIKONGONI PRIMARY SCHOOL IN MAKUENI COUNTY

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A VISIT TO KIKONGONI PRIMARY SCHOOL IN MAKUENI COUNTY Kenyatta university Environmental club members (KUNEC) , organized a tree planting event.at Kikongoni primary school in Kitaingo Makueni County. The bus left the University…

TEAM BUILDING EVENT AND ADVENTURE IN KARURA FOREST

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TEAM BUILDING EVENT AND ADVENTURE IN KARURA FOREST Karura Forest is an urban forest in Nairobi, the capital of Kenya. The forest was gazetted in 1932 and is managed by the Kenya Forest…

KU HOLDS 1st ESDA WORKSHOP

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Participants during the Workshop The workshop started at 8.30 AM and was opened by Dr. Njoroge Gitau on behalf of the Deputy Vice Chancellor-administration, and who heaped praise on the ESDA programme,and especially…

KUNEC CELEBRATING 25 YEARS SINCE THE CLUB STARTED IN 1992

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Students walk through the university street to usher in the green week April 27th 2017 The Kenyatta university environmental club was started in 1992 with the aim of allowing individuals to explore environmental…

Intakes

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School of Business Intake Schedule S/N MODE FULLTIME PARTTIME ODEL IBP PROGRAM   Diplomas  May & September         B.Com May & September May & September January & July    …

Testimonials

 I am Abigael Jerop Kiprono a student in the School of Environmental Studies taking a bachelors in Environmental Resource Conservation. I travelled to Hungary under Erasmus Credit Mobility under the European Union. Hungary is a country in Central Europe along with Slovakia, Poland and Czech Republic with a great history during the World war. Read More....

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