dr-ming'ate-may-2017


Title/Qualifications
: Dr.
Department/Unit/Section
: Environmental Studies and Community Development 
Contact Address
: P.O. Box 43844-00100
Position
: Chairman of the Department of Environmental Studies & Community Development and Senior Lecturer
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ORCID NOhttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-7160-9089

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EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Local

  • 13th January 2024-Present appointed as Chairperson, Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • 30th August 2019-present Senior Lecturer, Kenyatta University, Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development.
  • 20th June 2013-September 2018: Lecturer, Kenyatta University Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development.
  • 9Th September 2009 - June 20th 2013: Tutorial Fellow/Coordinator, School of Environmental Studies, Kenyatta University, Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development (Mombasa Campus).
  • September 20th 2004-September 2009: Part time Lecturer Kenyatta University Department of Environmental Planning, Management and Community Development.
  • 4th February 2008- 9th September 2009: Part time Lecturer, The Catholic University of Eastern Africa Department of Geography, Teaching: GS 104: Environmental Studies.
  • 29th October 2007-9th September 2009: Part-time lecturer, Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology Departments of Human Resource Development and Landscape Architecture.
  • 12th to16th November 2007:  Part time lecturer Kenya Wildlife Service Training Institute
  • September 20th 2004-9th September 2009: Part time lecturer Africa Nazarene University Department of University Common Courses.
  • June 2003- July 2004: Project Co-ordinator/Manager BCHOS (Bosongo Community Health Outreach Services)

International

  • March 2010-September 2010: Tutor, Lincoln University, Department of Environmental Management

PUBLICATIONS

Referred Journals

  • Nyiratuza, M., Maniriho, A., Ming’ate, F. L., & Mireri, C. (2024). Impact of Volcanoes National Park Conservation on Local Food Security. Cogent Social Sciences10(1), 2319690. DOI: 1080/23311886.2024.2319690  
  • Kamau K.J.,Gikonyo, W.S. &. Ming’ate, F L. M (2023). Use of Plantation Establishment and Livelihood Improvement Scheme (Pelis) in the Rehabilitation of Nyamweru Forest Reserve, Kiambu County, Kenya. International Journal of Research and Innovation in Social Science (IJRISS), 7(12), 926-937.
  • Hirpa, G. Y., Letema, S. C., & Ming’ate, F. L. M (2023). Effect of Forest Landscape Restoration on Ecosystem Services in Ethiopia: Review for Future Insight. Indonesian Journal of Social and Environmental Issues (IJSEI)4(3), 327-338.
  • Kimiri , K. L., Ming’ate , F. L. M., & Kioko , E. M. (2023). Community Forest Associations Boundaries and Sustainable Forest Management in Loita Forest, Narok County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Geographical Research6(4), 17–31. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajgr/2023/v6i4200
  • Makiti, A. S, & Ming’ate, F. (2023). Environmental Health and Safety Practices in Petrol Stations in Nairobi County, Kenya. East African Journal of Environment and Natural Resources, 6(1), 311-324. https://doi.org/10.37284/eajenr.6.1.1426.
  • Ming’ate F.L.M, Ikonya, S.N. (2023).  The Social Cultural Factors Influencing the Level of Adoption of Biogas as an Alternative Energy Source in Gakawa Location, Nyeri County, Kenya. Journal of Modern Green Energy, 2023; 2: 4. DOI: 10.53964/jmge.2023004.
  • Musyoki, J.K., Ming’ate, F.L.M. and Muriithi, J.K. (2022) Factors Determining Household Membership to Community Forest Association for Participation in Management of Upper Imenti Forest, Meru County, Kenya. Open Access Library Journal, 9: e9209. https://doi.org/10.4236/oalib.1109209
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F, Mbuvi, M.T.E. Nahama E.T (2022), Establishing Forest Resources and Resource Users’ Boundaries: Policy Briefs Based on Kenyan Case Studies, International Journal of Environmental Protection and Policy. Volume 10, Issue 5, September , pp. 118-121. doi: 10.11648/j.ijepp.20221005.11
  • Maithya, J. K., Ming’ate M.L.F & Letema, C. S. (2022). Wetland Utilization and its Implications on Provisioning Ecosystem Services of Nyando Wetland, Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Assessment Policy and Management, Volume No. 24, Issue No. 01, Article No. 2250023, https://www.worldscientific.com/doi/10.1142/S1464333222500235
  • Lonzi Z.  Ming’ate, M.L.F  Kurauka K.J. (2022). Effectiveness of Government Policies in Governing Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserve in Kenya. SSRG International Journal of Agriculture & Environmental Science, 9 (2): 29-33.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F & Lonzi Z. (2022). The Role of Forest Resource and Resource Users’ Boundaries in Improving the Livelihoods of Communities Adjacent to Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserve, Kenya.  International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management 7(1): 54-58.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F & Lonzi Z. (2022). Formation of Participatory Forest Management Boundaries for Governance of Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserve, in Kenya. Asian Journal of Environment & Ecology. 17(1):1 -9
  •  Kimitei, I.K.  &  Ming’ate, M.L.F (2022). Examination of the Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Sustainable Food Production in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands of Elgeyo Marakwet County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Geographical Research. 5(1): 1-9.
  • Hadiza, I.N., Ming’ate , M.L.F., & Ochola, S.O., (2021). Flood Risk Management and its Compliance in Loko Community Adamawa State, Nigeria. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Analysis. Vol. 4, page No. 1777-1788.
  • Maithya, J. K., Ming’ate M.L.F & Letema, C. S. (2021). Local Communities’ Awareness on Payments for Ecosystem Services for Improved Livelihood and Conservation of Nyando Wetland, Kenya, Tanzania. Journal of Science 47(3): 969-980
  • Maithya, J. K., Ming’ate M.L.F & Letema, C. S. (2020). A Review on Ecosystem Services and their Threats in the Conservation of Nyando Wetland, Kisumu County, Kenya, Tanzania Journal of Science 46(3): 711-722.
  • Ming’ate, F. L. M., Letema, S., & Obiero, K. (2019). Designing Institutional Arrangements for Collaborative Governance of Forests in Kenya Using a Delphi Process. Journal of Scientific Research and Reports, 25(4), 1-11. https://doi.org/10.9734/jsrr/2019/v25i430191.
  • Omar, S. A. Ming’ate, M.l.F and Okeyo  B. (2018).  Drivers, Institutional Arrangements and the Impact of Resource-based Conflicts on Communities’ Livelihood in the Tana Delta, Kenya. International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) - Volume 7 Issue 10, pp 1610-1619.
  • Ming’ate M. L. F and Karigu M., (2018). Use of community cultural practices and beliefs in the conservation of Lake Baringo ecosystem in Kenya. International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management. Vol. 3, No. 3, 2018, pp. 32-38. doi: 10.11648/j.ijnrem.20180303.11.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F., (2018). An evaluation of the Implementation of the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserve Co-management Approach in Kenya. East African Agricultural and forestry Journal, online DOI: 10.1080/00128325.2018.1436842.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F., (2016). A framework for linking forestry co-management institutional arrangements with their associated livelihood outcomes. Progress in Development Studies, 16, (4) pp. 1–19.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F, Letema, S. and Obiero, K. (2016). Designing a functioning community forest association: a case of Muileshi, Kakamega County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Applied Sciences (04)05, 1209-1215.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F. and Bollig, M., (2016).  Local rules and their enforcement in the Arabuko-Sokoke forest reserve co-management arrangement in Kenya.  Journal of East African Natural History 105(1):1-19. 2016 doi: 10.2982/028.105.0102.
  • Mwangangi M. S., Ming’ate M. L. F. and Osuga M. I. (2016).  An examination of various wastes emanating from poultry rearing in Kibera informal settlement, Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Biological Sciences and Applications. Vol. 3, No. 1, Page: 7-10
  • Ming’ate,  M. L. F, and Mohamed, Y.M. (2016). Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the Livelihood of Communities in Mandera County, Kenya. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports 10(5): 1-9.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F., Rennie, H. G., and Memon, A., (2014). Potential for Co-management Approaches to Strengthen Livelihoods of Forest Dependent Communities: A Kenyan Case. Land Use Policy  (41), 304–312.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F., Rennie, H, G., and Memon, A. (2014). NGOs come and go but business continues: Lessons from co-management institutional arrangements for governance of the Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kenya.  International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology (21)6,526-531 http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/13504509.2014.968237.
  • Ming’ate, M.L.F., (2014). Combining ethnography and case study research designs in studying forestry co-management approaches.  Journal of Human and Social Science Research. Vol. 3, No. 2, 67-79.

University Level Scholarly Books

  • Ming’ate, F. L. M. ., E. Mbuvi, M. T. , & Tetea, N. E. (2021). Guidelines for Establishment of Partnerships, Forest Resources and Resource User’s Boundaries in Kenya, Book Publisher International,  ISBN 978-93-5547-015-7 (Print), ISBN 978-93-5547-016-4 (eBook) https://doi.org/10.9734/bpi/mono/978-93-5547-015-7
  • Gowreesunkar, V.G.B., Maingi, S.W., and Ming’ate, M.F.L., (2023)(1st ed) (ed). Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services in a Post Pandemic Context: Global Perspectives, Routledge, 3rd Park Square UK

Book Chapters

  • Ming’ate, M.L.F., (2015). The Global South: What does it mean to Kenya? In Andrea Hollington, Oliver Tappe, Tijo Salverda and Tobias Schwarz : Voices from around the     world: Concepts of the Global South. The Global South, Study Centre, Cologne,      Germany. http://gssc.uni-koeln.de/node/460.
  • Gowreesunkar, V. G., Maingi, S. W., & Ming’ate, F. L. M. (2022) Introduction: Status of the Tourism Ecosystem Services: Marking More Realities. In Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services in a Post Pandemic Context (pp. 3-8). Routledge, 3rd Park Square UK.
  • Maingi, S. W., Ming’ate, F. L. M., & Gowreesunkar, V. G.(2022) Sustainable Cultural Ecosystem Services and Community-based Tourism (CBT) Models Post COVID-19 Pandemic within Aberdares Conservation Area and National Park, Kenya. in Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services in a Post Pandemic Context: Global Perspectives Pgs. 382-395. Routledge, 3rd Park Square UK.
  • Gowreesunkar, V. G., Maingi, S. W., & Ming’ate, F. L. M.(2022) Reflections and Conclusion: Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services Post Pandemic–Looking Ahead. In Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services in a Post Pandemic Context (pp. 399-402). Routledge, 3rd Park Square UK.

Editorship of a Book or Conference Proceedings

  • Gowreesunkar, V.G.B., Maingi, S.W., and Ming’ate, M.F.L., (2023)(1st ed) (ed). Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services in a Post Pandemic Context: Global Perspectives, Routledge, 3rd Park Square UK

Scholarly Presentations at Conferences/Workshops/Seminars

  • Presented a paper at  Machakos University 5th  Annual conference on Leveraging Research, innovation and Technology for socio-economic development held on 14th-16th June 2023   Titled:  Establishing Optimal community forest access and management units for enhanced community livelihoods and better forest Management:  Case Studies
  • Poster Presentation at the 2nd Multi-Sectoral Conference on science and Technology and innovation (MS-COSTI 2) 23rd-26th May 2023 at Safari park Hotel Titled: Establishing Optimal community forest access and management units for enhanced community livelihoods and better forest Management
  • Presented a paper at  the National Research Conference on Sustainable Use of Land and Natural Resources to Enhance Food Security in Kenya forest management held at Safari Park Hotel,24-25 November 2021 Titled:  Establishing Optimal community forest access and management units for enhanced community livelihoods and better forest Management
  • Presented a paper at the International Congress of Emerging Trends in Tourism Held online at Necmettin Erbakan University, 30th September 2021 – 02nd October 2021 Titled: Community Resilience Models for Conservation of Cultural Ecosystems Services and Tourism Management Post Covıd-19 Pandemic in Park-Adjacent Communities within National Park, Kenya.
  • Presented a paper at the Biennial Research and innovation conference held at Kenyatta University, 22nd-25th December 2019, Titled:  Preparation for Partnerships in the Establishment of Forest Resources and Resource user’s Boundaries in Kenya

PROFESSIONAL/CONSULTANCY

 Networks/Collaborations

  • January 2020-Present: Gowreesunkar, V. G. of Anna University and Maingi, S. Department of Tourism in writing   a book titled: Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services in a Post Pandemic Context: Global Perspectives, Routledge, 3rd Park Square UK.
  • Collaborated with over 50 scholars in editing our book Management of Tourism Ecosystem Services in a Post Pandemic Context: Global Perspectives, Routledge, 3rd Park Square UK.
  • January 2018-Present: The Kenya National Research Fund collaboration with Kenya Forest Service and Kenya Forest Research Institute.
  • September-December 2014: Local rules and their enforcement in the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserve co-management arrangement in Kenya, at  Global South Centre, Institut für Ethnologie, Universität Köln, Germany.
  • September-December 2014: A framework for linking forestry co-management institutional arrangements with their associated livelihood outcomes, at Global South Centre, Institut für Ethnologie, Universität Köln, Germany.
  • Potential for Co-management Approaches to Strengthen Livelihoods of Forest Dependent Communities: A Kenyan Case.
  • NGOs come and go but business continues: Lessons from co-management institutional arrangements for governance of the Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kenya

 Editorial Boards/Referee for professional periodicals

  • Editor Taylor & Francis , Routledge
  • Editor Journal of Environmental Engineering and Studies (e-ISSN: 2582-3132) 2.
  • Editor Journal of Civil and Construction Engineering (e-ISSN: 2457-001X)

Consulting for international/national boards

  • Appointed Feb 2021 Appointed the Chairman School Board of Postgraduate Studies School of environment
  •  April 2021 Appointed member of board, DAAD Scholarship interviewing panel of candidates 2020-PhD in Environmental planning and management.
  • February 2020 Appointed member of board, DAAD Scholarship interviewing panel of candidates 2020-PhD in Environmental planning and management.
  • June 2015-Present: ISO Committee member at the Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • Appointed the Chairman Departmental Board of Postgraduate Studies
  • Appointed Executive Member of School of Environment Board
  • Appointed Board Member for the proposed Programme in Environmental Journalism and Advocacy
  • Appointed board member of examiner for NGUGI HILDA N50/CTY/21536/10
  • Appointed board member of examiner for SLYVESTER AURA NYONGESA N50/CTY/PT/20277/10
  • Appointed board member of examiner for JOHN MUTURI N50/CE/11396/2008
  • Appointed board member of examiner for NYAKERARIO  NYANDIKO JAMES N50/CE/23083/2010
  • Appointed board member of examiner for SLYVESTER AURA NYONGESA N50/CTY/PT/20277/10
  • Appointed board member of examiner for USMAN NAPOLEON DANIEL N85F/24682/2011

 Consulting for organizations/institutions

  • August (2020): Appointed resource person community Development (Technical Expert)- Kenya Forest Research Institute
  • 28 October-December 2015:  Appointed as an external subject expert to validate the Ph.D in Environmental Planning and Management and Ph.D in Land Resource Management for Maasai Mara University

Membership in academic/professional bodies

  • 2020: Member British Institute of East Africa
  • 2019: Contact Person for Kenyatta University Biennial Research and Innovation Conference
  • Member climate change organizing committee
  • 2017: Member Environmental Institute of Kenya
  • 25th May 2009-Present: Registered  Member as Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit Expert; by National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) NO.1910

Administrative and Responsibilities

Recognized university administrative positions

  • April 2021 School of Environmental Studies Chair Board of Post Graduate
  • January 2021 appointed Chairperson of the department for research and innovation output
  • April 2015-April 2021 Departmental Chair Board of Postgraduate Studies
  • 29th June to 18th August 2017: Acting Chair Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • June 2015-Present: ISO Committee member at the Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • June 2015-Present: ISO Postgraduate advisor (Masters and PhD) at the Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development.
  • 22nd may to 26th May 2017: Acting Chair Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • June 2014-Present: Departmental/Chair Coordinator  Board of Postgraduate, Department of Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • June 2013-Present: Chair/Coordinator Curriculum Review Department of Environmental Studies and Community development
  • June 2013-Present: Chair/ISO Coordinator Departmental of Environmental Studies and Community Development
  • 9Th September 2009 to March 17th 2010: Coordinator, School of Environmental Studies (Mombasa Campus)

 Other responsibilities in the University

  • Chaired/coordinated the revision of Bachelors of Environmental Studies (Community Development), Master of Environmental Studies (Community Development), Ph.D in Environmental Studies (Community Development).
  • In the departmental/dean committee for the development of Certificate Course, Degree and Ph.D in Environmental Journalism and Advocacy.
  • Coordinated the development of Kenyatta University Ruanda Campus Programmes at the Department

 Community Engagements and Other Contributions

Research funding

  • 2020: British Institute of East Africa 1000GBP
  • 2017:  Kenya National Research Fund Kshs. 2, 498, 972  http://www.researchfund.go.ke/
  • 2015: Kenyatta University Vice Chancellor Grants Kshs. 1, 500,000
  • 2015:TWAS-DFG Research grants 7,050 Eur for post-doctoral research at the University of Cologne
  • 2011: Lincoln University Research grants Dollars 7,500
  • 2010: Lincoln University International Accommodation Scholarship Dollars 2000

 Community outreach

  • Vice-Secretary Minto Welfare group
  • PTA Member St. Mary’s  Girls High School-Igoji

 Professional Affiliation & portfolios

  • 25th May 2009-Present: Registered Environmental Impact Assessment and Audit Expert; by National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) NO.1910

 Any other sub-category

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

  • National Research Conference on Sustainable Use of Land and Natural Resources to Enhance Food Security in Kenya  held at Safari Park Hotel, Nairobi on 24-25 November 2021
  • One Health Conference project held 7th Sept 2021. Online: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/x/one-health-conference-working-together-for-a-healthy-environment-tickets-168580445651,Confirmation number 1835468249
  • Attended Biennial Research and innovation conference held at Kenyatta University,22nd-25th December 2019
  • Attended  Water Security and Climate Change Conference held at Nairobi, 3rd-5th December 2018
  • Attended a workshop on transition towards a sustainable sanitation sector and the prospects of innovation in Nairobi 6th July 2018
  • Attended a workshop on systems Theory and higher Education Didactics 24th-28th April 2017, held at Kenyatta University Conference centre.
  • Attended the 1st Kenya Coast Development Project Conference on March 21st-23rd 2016. Voi Wildlife lodge
  • Attended a seminar on Baohan Street: An African Community in Guangzhou, Photo exhibitions by Li Dong (artist) and Michaela Pelican (curator) at the Global South Centre, University of Cologne Institut für Ethnologie, Universität Köln, Germany, on 16th October 2014.
  • Attended a seminar on setting ethnic boundaries:  Cultures and Societies in Transition, from Durham University by Thomas Wildlok, at Global South Centre Institut für Ethnologie, Universität Köln, Germany, on 23 October 2014.
  • Attended a seminar on Fragmentation Urbanism: Abstraction Everyday life and informality, by Colin Mcfarlane, Durham University at Global South Centre, Institut für Ethnologie, Universität Köln, Germany, on 29 October 2014.
  • Attended a seminar  on Conserving greens in Indian cities: Opportunities and challenges by Shamita Kumar, Bvieer,  from Pune university  at  Global South Centre Institut für Ethnologie, Universität Köln, Germany, 19 November 2014.
  • Attended an international conference on Australian and New Zealand Association of Planning Schools Conference, YMCA Conference Centre, Christchurch, New Zealand at YMCA, Christ church, New Zealand on 17th -19th April 2010.
  • Attended a National Conference on the Environment on Conserving and Managing the Environment for Sustainable Livelihoods Organized by Kenyatta University and National Environmental Management Authority held at AVU on 19th-21st may 2008.
  • Attended a World Bank Workshop on Strengthening World Bank Group Engagement And Partnerships on Governance and Anticorruption for Accelerated Development and Poverty Reduction Held at Nairobi Safari Club Hotel By World Bank on 7th January 2007.
  • Attended a workshop on Bus Rapid Transport System for Nairobi City at Kenya Utalii Hotel by The Ministry of Roads and Public Works, 28th March 2007.
  •  Participated and Trained in a Workshop on Participatory Planning Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning by Lutheran World Relief, September 15th –19th 2003 held at Lenana Mount hotel Nairobi, Kenya.