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susan wanjiru mbuthia Title/Qualifications: Dr / PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: P.O Box 48344,00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Lecturer
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Area Of Specialization: Agricultural Geography, Agricultural value chains, Agricultural-related Transport Needs
Research Interests: Food safety, Gender and agriculture
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3661-1749

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Publications

Referred Journals

  • Mbuthia, S. W., Kayi, C. and Wambugu, S. K. (2018). Constraints limiting profitable participation by small-scale banana farmers in Meru County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 8 (7): 66-75 
  • Mbuthia, S. W., Wambugu, S. K. and Kayi, C. (2018). The spatio-temporal distribution of periodic banana markets in Meru County, Kenya. International Journal of Development, 8 (2): 19161-19164
  • Books and Books Chapters
  • Mbuthia, W. S. (2020). Banana Ripening in Kenya: Some Food Safety Concerns. In Kioo, J. & Njuguna, C. (eds) Food Safety, from Farm to Fork: Emerging and Re-emerging Issues. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

Conference Papers

  • May 2019: International Food Safety Conference at Kenyatta University, Kenya.Presentation topic – Banana Ripening in Kenya: Some Food Safety Concerns

Seminar Papers

  • July 2019: The 38th Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar. Presentation topic: Spatial Analysis of Constraints and Opportunities in Banana Value Chain in Meru County, Kenya

Research

  • March to July 2015:Kenyatta University:Main researcher A PhD research project:  An Analysis of the Efficiency of  Banana Value Chain in Meru County,  Kenya.
  • January 22nd 2015 :Arranged and facilitated a Proposal Writing Workshop at the Department of Geography
  • July 2015:Attended a Scientific Writing Course at ICIPE, Nairobi
  • July 2015 :Attended a Scientific Writing Course at ICIPE, Nairobi
  • August 2012:Attended a DAAD workshop on proposal writing at Strathmore University
  • November 2010:Presented a paper entitled “The Role of a Caregiver and a Teacher on a Learner” in a seminar on Transformative Education in 21st Century at Marist International College
  • May – August 2001:Trier University in Germany M.A Student –an exchange program sponsored by DAAD.Farming-Related Transport Needs and Provision to Farmers in Mwea Tebere Irrigation  Scheme, Kirinyaga District,  Kenya
  • November 2000 to April 2001:Kenyatta University:Research Assistant:A research project on accessibility and pricing of rural domestic water supply: A case study of Kakamega District, Kenya
  • May to October 1999:Kenyatta University:Main researcher:An M.A research project on farming-related transport needs and provision to farmers in MweaTebere Irrigation Scheme, Kirinyaga District, Kenya
  • April and May 1999:AAWORD (Association Of African Women For Research And Development: Research Assistant:Non-Governmental Organization data collection for preparation of an NGO data profile (InfoBank) in central province
  • August 1998: Nairobi City Council:Research Assistant:Data collection for Third Nairobi Water Supply Project: A Socio-Economic Survey, Final Appraisal in Nakuru, Laikipia, Nyandarua, and Murang'a Districts
  • June 1998:Kenyatta University:Research Assistant:A research project on climatic change awareness among Nairobians undertaken by Professor Shisanya

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • May 2019: International Food Safety Conference at Kenyatta University, Kenya. Presentation topic – Banana Ripening in Kenya: Some Food Safety Concerns

Workshops Attended

  • 15-16 Dec 2020: Valuing Variability workshop (Virtual)
  • July-Aug.2019: Summer School at Naivasha, Kenya
  • October 2016: Self-archiving training by Kenyatta University.
  • February 2016: Proposal writing training by CIRCLE in Nairobi.
  • January 2016: Facilitated a Proposal Writing Workshop at the Department of Geography, Kenyatta University
  • July 2015: Scientific Writing Course by AWARD at ICIPE, Nairobi

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Dr. Jackson Musau
Chairman, Department of Geography


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