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Millennial Global Transformation: From the Physical to the Anthropocene, Essays in honour of Prof Celia Nyamweru

Title/Qualifications :PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: 43844-00100 Nairobi
Position: Lecturer
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Area of Specialization: Medical Geography, Environmental Health
Research Interests: Applications of Geographical Information Systems, Remote Sensing in Resource Management, Water and sanitation

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Referred Journals

  • D.Karwitha and J. Mahiri (2020) Women Participation on Rotating Savings and Credit Associations for Community Development In Muthara Division, Kenya .(IOSR-JHSS) Volume 25, Issue 5, Series. 2 (May. 2020) 40-50 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845
  • Mahiri J. and Monheim H. (2018) Adoption and sustainable use of Solar Water Disinfection(SODIS): Influence of persuasion factors and attributes of the innovation ACUHIAM Vol.2, no. 2
  • Mahiri J., Monheim H., Kagermeier A., Kage F., Otieno J.,(2016) Effectiveness of solar water disinfection(SODIS) in the control of diarrhoea among slum dwellers: A case study of Kibera slum, Nairobi Kenya, African health sciences journal pr

Books and Books Chapters

  • Mahiri J. (2012) Spatial Analysis of Solar Water Disinfection and Household water Management in the slums: A case study of Kibera slum, Nairobi Kenya. Published by Dr. Kovoc Publishers, Hamburg Germany.

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

  • Application of remote sensing in crop production in Kenya and Tanzania, Nairobi, Kenya. 2016
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods Nairobi, Kenya. 2016
  • Data collection using poimapper Nairobi, Kenya. 2014
  • Research methods and proposal Development Vicres Kampala Uganda, 2014

Conference Papers

  • Mahiri J. (2010). Acceptability and sustainability of solar water disinfection (SODIS) in Kibera slums. A paper presented at EAWAG conference Zurich Switzerland, June, 2013
  • Mahiri J. (2010) Adoption rate and sustainability of SODIS in slums of Nairobi. A paper presented at HWTS strategy workshop in Kisumu Kenya, September, 2012

Workshops Papers

  • Mahiri J. (2010) Adoption rate and sustainability of SODIS in slums of Nairobi. A paper presented at HWTS strategy workshop in Kisumu Kenya, September, 2012

Student Co-authored Publications

  • Mahiri J. and Omondi S.(2020) Environmental impact assessment in refugee settlement in Dadaab refugee camp, Garisa county, Kenya. Report.
  • Mahiri J. and Kiiti M.(2020) Determinants of modern box hives adoption in Kitui County, Kenya International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 8 No. 10 October 2020

Funded Projects

  • -Women researchers of Kenya Research Grant 2016/2017
  • Twaweza Kenya research grant, April 2015- march 2016
  • Catholic Academic Exchange Service(KAAD) PhD scholarship, 2008- 2012
  • University of Trier PhD Research grant, 2009 
  • VDK-Forderfonds for PhD thesis publication Award, 2011


Dr. Jackson Musau
Chairman, Department of Geography


DEPARTMENTAL CONCEPT/PROPOSAL SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS March 2018 - on 14th and on 28th April 2018 - on 11th and on 25th May 2018 - on 9th and on 23rd June 2018...


FIELD TRIPS: AGE 313 from 30th March to 1st April 2018 in Central Rift Valley of Kenya AGE 300 from 24th to 28th April 2018 in coastal region of Kenya

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