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Dr. Richard Kimutai Kerich


Title/Qualifications: Ph.D
Department/Unit/Section: Environmental Education
Contact Address:Kenyatta University, P.O.Box 43844 Nairobi, Kenya
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Cell phone 0254020 810901 or 0720 299 561
PositionSenior Lecturer and Chairman Postgraduate Studies Committee of Environmental Science Kenyatta University

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In addition to 8 articles accepted for publication by National Commission to UNESCO as a contribution for UN Decade for Education for Sustainable Development the following categories of publications have been done.

Articles in Referred Journals

    • Koskei N. C., Koske J. K. and Kerich R. K,  Assesing Women Domestic Chores and Vulnerabilityto climate Variability in Chepsen Sub-location, Nakuru County, Kenya. International Journal of Humanities and social Science Vol. 4 No.7. PP 107-177.
    • Mithinji Moses, 2007 and Kerich R.K Indigenous Environmental knowledge for sustainable Development UNESCO-KENYA
    • Kerich R. K , 2002, Cooperation in the Nile Water Resource management as an antidote to potential transboundary conflicts in East and North Africa countries: Challenges and opportunities. Kenya Mission to UNESCO, Nairobi..
    • Kerich R. K. and Awuor, VO 2002 Education Training and Technology management for water sector in Kenya: some pertinent issues: UNESCO, IHP programme
    • Kerich R.K., 1996, Sustainable Exploitation of natural resources in East Africa.Published by: Soil Science of East Africa

Papers in Conference Proceedings

    • Kerich R. K , 2004, Relevance of Environment Health curriculum in East Africa. UNICEF and Kenyatta University, Department of Environmental health.
    • Kerich R.K., 1996, Sustainable Exploitation of natural resources in East Africa.Published by: Soil Science of East Africa


      Kerich R.K. et al (1995) Guidelines for development of environment, population and Development. (EPD) in Africa South of Sahara (UNESCO).

Chapters in Books

  • Ndaruga A.M and Kerich R.K,2007,Environmental philosophy Education and sustainable Development Waswa F., Otor S., Olukoye G. and Mugendi (Eds) ‘Environment and Sustainable Development”: A guide for Higher Education in Kenya Vol 2 – Chapter 1; School of Environmental Studies Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • Kerich R. K. et al 2007 Mainstreaming Environment and sustainability in public perception; challenges for Tertiary Education Waswa F., Otor S., Olukoye G. and Mugendi (Eds) “Environment and Sustainable Development”: A guide for Higher Education in Kenya Vol 2 – Chapter 2; School of Environmental Studies Kenyatta University, Nairobi.

Conferences/ Seminars/Workshops

Attendance of seminar
  • 10th-12th June 2014: "Animal Welfare Education", Organized by Kenyatta University and World Society for the Protection of Animals (WSPA) at BSCC Room 147, Kenyatta University. 
  • 2010: “Water Conflict Management” Conference held in Villa la Colombella, Perugia, Italy between 20th and 24th Sept, 2010
  • 2010: “Climate Change, Water Resources and Coastal Zones Management in Africa” held in Cotonou- Benin between 13th and 18th Feb, 2010
  • 2006: “Nile Basin Environmental Education” Lecturer’s regional Training Workshop held on 10th –13th May,2010 at Nairobi Kenya.
  • 2006: UNEP,SADC, REEP, Educate the educators ESD Innovation Training course for University leaders on Mainstreaming Environment and sustainability into University Programmes, held on 3rd – 13th at Nairobi. Kenya.
  • 2006: International conferences on “Water, security and Hydrological Extremes: Towards sustainable development in Africa”, held on 27th Feb. – 2nd March 2006 at Abuja – Nigeria
  • 2005: UNEP, SADC, AAU consultative meeting on mainstreaming of Environmental and sustainability into university programmes held on 23rd – 25th Nov. 2005 at Howick – South Africa.
  • 2005: UNESCO regional workshop on Kenya National Commission to the UNESCO held in Sun and Sand Hotel Mombasa. April 2005
  • 2004: National Workshop on Development of Action Plan for the implementation of 1972. Convention of World heritage Jan 21st 2004 at Six eighty Hotel Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2003: Kenya Uganda Stakeholders consultation meeting on proposed Mt. Elgon Transboundary biosphere reserve, 11th – 13th November, 2003 Sirikwo Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 2003: UNESCO’s 32nd General Conference – 1st October – 14th October 2003 Paris, France.
  • 2003: Cleaner production, sustainable consumption and multilateral Agreement Training Workshop – Milimani Hotel, Nairobi, 4th – 5th June 2003.
  • 2002: National Chemical Profile’s and persistent Organic Pollutants’ inventory seminars 26th – 28th November 2002 at Utalii Hotel, Nairobi (Chaired a session)
  • 2002: “From conflicts to Co-operation in International Water Resources Management” Workshop held at Delft. – The Netherlands on 19th – 22nd November 2002.
  • 2002: Stockholm Convention of Persistent Organic Pollutants stakeholders’ workshop by MEHR, 26th – 27th June 2002 at Lake Baringo lodge.
  • 1997:Kenya’s Delegation of the 19th Session of the Governing Council of UNEP 27th January – 7th February 1997 UNEPH/Q. Girigiri, Nairobi.
  • 1997: National Environmental management 28th – 29th January 1997. K.C.C.T., Mbagathi, Nairobi.
  • 1996: Institutional Framework Study for Environmental management Seminar 16th September 1996. K.C.B Training College, Karen, Nairobi.
  • 1996: Soil Science Society of East Africa, conference on sustainable development 19-23 August 1996. Nanyuki, Kenya.
  • 1996: East Africa Environmental Network Annual Conference on sustainable development and social concerns in Eastern Africa. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi 24-25 may, 1996.
  • 1995: Organization of Social Sciences research in East Africa Seminars 7-8 August 1995. KESI, Nairobi.
  • 1995: UNEP’s Environmental Management seminars 6-24 November 1995. UNEP. H/Q, Girigiri, Nairobi.
  • 1995: UNESCO regional Workshop on Environment, Population and Development may 22-26, 1995. Dakar, Senegal
  • 1994: Environmental Impact Assessment Training Course 21st – 28th June 1994. Harare, Zimbabwe.
  • 1994: WHO’s Environmental Impact Assessment Seminar 13th – 28th August 1990. Aberdeen, Scotland, U.K.
  • 1990: World Bank Workshop on land Management and local participation 21st –27th June 1990. Copenhagen, Denmark.
  • 1990: Kenya Forestry Master Plan 17th January 1990, Jacaranda Hotel, Nairobi.

Papers presented in seminars

  • Kerich R.K, Cooperation in the Nile water resources management as an antidote to potential Transboundary conflicts among East and North African countries: challenges and opportunities presented at Delft – Netherlands on 20th November 2002.
  • Kerich R.K, Relevance of Environment Health curriculum in East Africa. Presented at Kenyatta University. 2003 at UNICEF’s International Workshop.
  • Kerich R.K, Role of wildlife clubs of Kenya in conservation of indignations
  • Kerich R.K, “Sustainable exploitation of natural resources in East Africa” – presented in 1996 at sports arm’s hotel Nanyuki in soil science conference. forests(Read at Nairobi regional wildlife clubs of Kenya seminar held on 25th February1995)
  • Kerich R.K, Evaluation in Education (Read at Secondary Schools Head Association held at Sotik pastoral Center on May 11 1994)
  • Kerich R.K, Effect of human Activities on Environment (French Cultural Center in seminar organized by French Embassy and ORSTOM on March 17th 1994)

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