: Associate Professor.
Department/Unit/Section: Agricultural Science and Technology
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100
Position: Associate Professor
Area of Specialization: Specialisation – Agricultural Land Management

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Recent Publications (2019-2023)

  1. Tei, J N and Waswa, F (2024). Climate Smart Agriculture and its Implication on Climate Change Adaptation Measures within Smallholder Farming Systems in Gatundu South, Kenya. Kenya. Journal of the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO. 
  2. Waudo S and Waswa F. (2024). Value-Addition in Biomass for enhanced Household Energy Security in Navakholo Sub-County, Kenya. Journal of the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO. 
  3. Waswa, G., Waswa F and Shitanda D. (2023). Effects of Knowledge, Experience and Coordination on Cost Certainty for Structural Engineering Designs of High-Rise Building Projects in Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Development Research. Vol. 13, Issue, 06, pp. 63177-63182,
  4. Waudo, S., Koske, J. & Waswa, F. (2023). More Trees and More Biomass Energy Options for Increased Energy Security within Households in Navakholo Sub-County, Kenya. East African Journal of Environment and Natural Resources, 6(1), 178-197.
  5. Nalwa P and Waswa F (2023). Demonstrating Education for Sustainable Development through Rainwater Harvesting in Institutions of Higher Learning in Kenya: The Potential at Kenyatta University, Journal of the Kenya National Commission for UNESCO., Vol. 3 (1) 2958-7999.
  6. Mutua, C., Waswa, F. &  Mcharo, M. (2023). Apiculture for Sustainable Land Use and Enhanced Community Livelihoods in Dryland Ecosystems: The Case of Makueni in Kenya. East African Journal of Environment and Natural Resources, 6(1), 198-216.
  7. M. Mcharo M and F. Waswa. 2022. Gender Differentiated Adoption of Soil and Water Conservation Practices by Farmers in Kenyan Agricultural Highland Catchments.  Journal of Agriculture and Ecology Research International 23(5): 1-14, DOI: 10.9734/jaeri/2022/v23i530234
  8. Waswa F, Shitanda D and Mukolwe M. (2022). Farm Energy, Power and Machinery for Non-Engineers. A Reader for University and College Students in Kenya. KurArts Designs and Digital Printers, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN: 978-9966-955-36-4
  9. Kitulu N, Nzeve J, Waswa F, Kitur E and Shitanda D. (2020). Irrigation Water Quality Analysis of Mitheu Stream in Machakos Municipality, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 14(9), pp. 241-249, September 2020. DOI: 10.5897/AJEST2020.2849
  10. Mwamburi M and Fuchaka W. 2020. Socioeconomic and customer factors affecting fresh produce trading in Nairobi City Park market. East African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation, 1 (2): 1-16. EISSN: 2707-0425
  11. Tomno R M, Kitulu L, Nzeve J K, Mailu S N, Shitanda D and Waswa F. (2020). Heavy Metal Contamination of Water, Soil and Vegetables in Urban Streams in Machakos Municipality, Kenya. Scientific African.
  12. Tomno, R M; Kitulu, L; Nzeve, JK; Waswa, F; Mailu, S N; Shitanda, D. 2020. Heavy Metal Concentrations in Vegetables Cultivated and Sold in Machakos Municipality, Kenya. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. Vol. 24 (12) 2027-2034.,
  13. Waswa F, Abenga E and Indede F. (2020). Enhancing Completion Rates through Structural and Operational Changes in the Management of Postgraduate Programmes in Kenya’s Public Universities, In: Frank Niedermeier and Xia Qin (Eds.) Multipliers of Change. Sustainable Capacity Building in Higher Education Leadership and Management. Universitätsverlag Potsdam.
  14. Waswa F, Kilalo C and Mwasaru D (2020). (2nd Edition). Sustainable Community Development: Dilemma of Options in Kenya. Ecostat Consulting Limited. KurArts Designs and Digital Printers, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN: 978-9966-955-32-6
  15. Waswa F, Mcharo M and Shitanda D. (2020). Potential of Rainwater Harvesting for enhanced Water Security in Kahawa Sukari Peri-Urban Ecosystem in Kiambu County, Kenya. Journal of Engineering in Agriculture and the Environment. (6) 1: 57-70. Https://Doi.Org/10.37017/Jeae. Kenya Society of Environmental, Biological and Agricultural Engineers (KeSEBAE).
  16. Waswa F, Mwamburi M and Mworia M (2020). Declining Wood Fuel and Implications for Household Cooking and Diets in Tigania Sub-County Kenya. Scientific. Elsevier B.V.
  17. Waswa F. (2020). Corporate and Intellectual Social Responsibility. A Guide for Industry and Service Institutions in Kenya. Ecostat Consulting Limited. KurArts Designs and Digital Printers, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN: 978-9966-955-33-3
  18. Waswa F. (2020). Researching Religion-Terrorism Nexus for Sustainable Global Security Management: Is Islam being falsely accused? CHEMCHEMI - International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 11 (1) 35-47.33886/cijhs.v11:1.140
  19. Waswa F., Wangia J and Waudo J. 2020. A Rapid Appraisal of Poor Educational Performance in Selected Secondary Schools in Navakholo Constituency in Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. 8 (5) 19-32. (ISSN: 2411-5681)
  20. Waswa, F; Mwamburi, M; Wakindiki, IIC and Chemutai, R (2020). Soil Properties and Fertility Management within Ruiru Peri-Urban Area in Kiambu, County, Kenya. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. Vol. 24 (5) 839-844. DOI:
  21. Kaburu, F; Danga, B. O., Waswa, F. 2019 Optimal Interactions of Nitrogen Fertilizer Rates and Water Levels for Highest Performance of Greenhouse Lettuce in Karlo Kabete, Nairobi. Global Scientific Journal (7) 9: 874-889, ISSN 2320-9186
  22. Wangia J, Waswa F and Waudo J. (2019). Determinants of Self-Esteem, Educational Performance and Career Prospects among Secondary School Students in Navakholo Constituency, Kakamega, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. Vol.10, No.14, 41-47. ISSN 2222-1735. DOI: 10.7176/JEP.