Name: Christine Wambui Njuguna
Title/Qualification: Dr.
Department: Community Resource Management
Designation/Position: Lecturer
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Area of Specialization: Community Resource Management
Research Interests: Youth and Development,Women Economic Empowerment, Sustainable Livelihoods,Women and Care Work,Gender Studies,Policy and Governance
Google Scholar: https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&view_op=list_works&gmla=AP6z3Oa6bSSW7NjaxHBbjtK8EWQyQroklNVxcjjPIsAQneHHZwa-VWqPI3lTHpGGZ7bW7aVMOMcHdMKqj56FLg&user=wJ18ZmsAAAAJ
ORICID ID: org/0000-0001-7173-0498


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Books and Books Chapters

  • Njuguna, C., Kigaru, D. & Kamande. P. (2020). Understanding the Livelihood Challenges of Food Vendors in Three Markets in Selected Informal Settlements in Nairobi County: A Crisis or Opportunity? In J. Kiio. & C. Njuguna (Eds.). Food Safety, From Farm to Fork: Emerging and Re-emerging Issues (pp 16-26). New castle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing. https://www.cambridgescholars.com/food-safety-from-farm-to-fork
  • Kigaru, D., Njuguna, C., & Kamande, P. (2020). Food Safety Related Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Among Food Marketers and Traders in Nairobi City’s Informal Settlements Kenya. In J. Kiio. & C. Njuguna (Eds.). Food Safety, From Farm to Fork: Emerging and Re-emerging Issues (pp 27-40). New castle upon Tyne, United Kingdom: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.https://www.cambridgescholars.com/food-safety-from-farm-to-fork

Student Co-authored Publications

  • Festus, E. M. Kabaria-Muriithi, J. & Njuguna, C. W. (2022). Relationship between Socio-economic Characteristics and Livelihood Outcomes of Households Receiving Cash Transfer Programme for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Tigania West, Meru County East African Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies, 5(1), 91-100. https://doi.org/10.37284/eajis.5.1.563.

Other Publications

  • Enhancing Women Livelihoods and Labor Force Participation through Crèche Project in Tharaka Nithi County. Submission of Initiative to the call for Proposals for the 6th Guangzhou International Award for Urban Innovation, December 2023. Available at http://www.guangzhouaward.org/c/esixthresutls.html

  • Gikandi, W. J., Njuguna, C. W., Kabaria- Muriithi, J., & Ogola, L. (2022). Managing Electoral Violence Through Constructive Use of Social Media: Transforming Vulnerable Youth in Kenya. International Journal of Information Systems and Social Change, 13(1):1-28.  https://doi.org/10.4018/IJISSC.303599
  • Rufo, B. M., Njuguna, C. W. & Muiruri, S. M. (2022). Enhancing Household Livelihood Outcomes through Resilient Agri-Food Systems among Small-scale farmers in Kitui County, Kenya. East African Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 5(1), 210-221. https://doi.org/10.37284/eajass.5.1.705
  • Kenyatta University Women Economic Empowerment Hub and Tharaka Nithi County Government (2021). Enhancing Women’s Livelihoods, Labor Force Participation, Psychosocial Wellbeing, And Child Development Through the Crèche Programme in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya. Livelihood Story Map, available at https://arcg.is/uK8mL.
  • Kenyatta University Women Economic Empowerment Hub and Tharaka Nithi County Government (2021). Enhancing Women’s Livelihoods, Labor Force Participation, Psychosocial Wellbeing, And Child Development Through the Crèche Programme in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya. Female Labour Force Participation Story Map available at  https://arcg.is/1CG1TD
  •  Njuguna, C. W., & Didi, P. N. (2021). Influence of Enterprise Strategy Typologies onYouth Livelihood Outcomes in Kenya East African Journal of Business and Economics 4(1), 106-116. https://doi.org/10.37284/eajbe.4.1.513
  •  Njuguna, C., Gikandi, J., Ogola, L., & Muriithi, J. (2020). Social Media as a Battleground for Electoral Violence among Netizens in Africa: The Case of Kenyan Youth. East African Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 2(1), 104-115.https://doi.org/10.37284/eajass.2.1.209  
  •  Ngige, L., & Njuguna, C. (2020). Impact of Public, Private and Non-GovernmentalOrganizations’ Financial Interventions on Youth Livelihood Outcomes in Kenya.East African Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 2(1), 73-86.https://doi.org/10.37284/eajass.2.1.204  
  • Njuguna, C., & Ngige, L. (2020). Family Characteristics as Predictors of Youth Livelihood Outcomes in Kenya. East African Journal of Arts and Social Sciences, 2(1), 48-59. https://doi.org/10.37284/eajass.2.1.191  

Conference & Workshop Presentations

  • UN Women East and Southern Africa Regional Office (ESARO). Regional Knowledge ShareFair on the Care Agenda. Un Complex- Gigiri, Nairobi, 1st to 3rd November 2022.
  • 4th Erasmus+ International Staff Week. Consortium of International Credit Mobility. “New Digitalization Era, European Neighbours and Diversity & Inclusion.” University of Piraeus, Greece, 18th to 22nd July 2022.
  • International Food Safety Conference. “Food and Nutrition Safety from Farm to Fork: A Missing Link in Consumer Health and Food Security.” Kenyatta University on May 20th to 24th 2019.
  • DAAD Young Scholars in Africa – Challenges and Opportunities Conference. March 1st -3rd, 2019, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • One Health Alumni Workshop held at Pwani University, Kilifi Kenya on 17th -19th December 2018.
  • 5th Humboldt Kolleg International Conference. “The Role of Alumni Networks in Mentorship and Collaboration in Multidisciplinary Research: Foundation for Kenyas’s Vision 2030.” 19th -21st June 2018, Nanyuki, Kenya.
  • International DAAD Alumni Expert Seminar on Enhancing Water Security and Adaptive Capacities in Vulnerable Catchments in Mbale Uganda, 14th to 22nd August 2017.
  • International Conference on Higher Education. “University Industry Linkages: Identifying and Synergizing Opportunities for Quality Higher Education.” Meru University of Science and Technology: Main Campus. 4th -6th October 2017.
  • ISO 9001: 2015, Quality Management Systems (QMS) standard training by Kenyatta University on 14th September 2016
  • Njuguna, C., and Njoroge, J. W. (2013). Impact of Devolved Funds on youth with disability in Kenya – Case study of Homabay, Kiambu and Mombasa counties. Nairobi: Action Network for the Disabled, Nairobi.
  • Njuguna, C., and Njoroge, J. W. (2013). Framework for Cooperation between five youth resource centers, government youth office and Kamukunji Constituency Network. Nairobi: Kenya Transition Initiatives (USAID).

 Research

  • 2023-2024 :Technology Facilitated Gender Based Violence among Women in Selected Counties and University Youth in Kenya.

  • 2020-2025: Enhancing Women’s Livelihoods, Labor Force Participation, Psychosocial Wellbeing and Child Development through the Crèche Programme in Tharaka Nithi County Kenya.
  • 2013 – 2016: Predictors of Youth Livelihood Outcomes in Nairobi County, Kenya
  • 2011-2012: Impact of Climate Change on Livelihoods of Tea Farmers in Maua Region of Meru County, Kenya
  • 2009-2011: Analysis of Poverty Alleviation Initiatives among small scale farmers’ in Nakuru County, Kenya

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • International Food Safety Conference. “Food and Nutrition Safety from Farm to Fork: A Missing Link in Consumer Health and Food Security.” Kenyatta University from May 20th to 24th
  • 5th Humboldt Kolleg International Conference. “The Role of Alumni Networks in Mentorship and Collaboration in Multidisciplinary Research: Foundation for Kenya Vision 2030.” 19th -21st June 2018, Nanyuki, Kenya.
  • International Conference on Higher Education. “University Industry Linkages: Identifying and Synergizing Opportunities for Quality Higher Education.” Meru University of Science and Technology: Main Campus. 4th -6th October 2017.

Workshops Attended

  • 4th Erasmus+ International Staff Week. Consortium of International Credit Mobility. “New Digitalization Era, European Neighbours and Diversity & Inclusion.” University of Piraeus, Greece, 18th to 22nd July 2022.
  • DAAD Young Scholars in Africa Workshop – Challenges and Opportunities Conference.  March 1st -3rd, 2019, Nairobi, Kenya. 
  • One Health Alumni Workshop held at Pwani University, Kilifi Kenya on 17th 19th December 2018. 

Seminars Attended

  • International DAAD Alumni Expert Seminar on Enhancing Water Security and Adaptive Capacities in Vulnerable Catchments in Mbale Uganda, 14th to 22nd August 2017.

Community Service and Membership

  • Kenyatta University Student Mentor (2014 to Date)
  • Emerging Leaders Foundation Mentor (2016 to Date)

Affiliation of Professional Bodies

  • Member of the Kenya Association of Food Safety and Protection (KAFSAP)

National and International awards and Recognitions

  • Staff Mobility Grant by Erasmus +KA 107/CONSORTIUM, a mobility scholarship in the framework of the European Exchange Programme, Greece,2022.
  • German Academic Exchange Service Dienst/DAAD) PhD Scholarship (Duetscher
  • Akademischer Austausch
  • Kenyatta University Masters Scholarship
  • Kenyatta University PhD Scholarship  

University Administrative Positions Held

  • University Academic Audit and Data Verification Officer
  • Departmental Examination Officer

Prof Agina Okello

Prof. Bonaventure Michael Okello Agina

Executive Dean School of Health Sciences

 Dr Gladys Mwangi

Dr. Gladys Wangechi Mwangi

Deputy Executive Dean School of Health Sciences


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