Title/Qualifications: Prof. (PhD)
Department/Unit/Section: Environmental Sciences and Education
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Dean, School of Environmental Studies
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CONFERENCES/SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS

Participation in Workshop/Conferences

  • 2nd February 2021: Forest Education Consultation Workshop for Africa Region (on line Zoom meeting)
  • 30thNovember-2nd December 2020. Global Engagement Meeting for UK Research and Innovation International Development Peer Review College Members, On-line Zoom meeting)
  • 30th September to 4th October 2019: Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation in Africa (ECODRR/CCA) Workshop Kenyatta University Nairobi, Kenya
  • 12th to 15th August 2019: CNRD-EXCEED IMaREC Workshop at the University of Gadja Mada (UGM), Yogjakarta, Indonesia.
  • 18th-22nd March, 2019: Training of Instructors on Ecosystem-based Disaster Risk Reduction workshop held at the University of Gadja Mada (UGM), Yogjakarta, Indonesia.
  • January 3 to January 15, 2019. “Learning by Co-Design - Teaching is Research” at Technische Hochschule Köln - University of Applied Sciences , Germany
  • 3rd to 5th December 2018: International Conference on “Water Security and Change” held at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 21st to 28th April 2018. Training of Trainers Workshop on Introduction to System Theory the “City as a System and Urban Metabolism” Higher Education Didactics: Introduction to Problem Based Learning held at KUCC, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 22nd to 26th January 2018. CNRD-EXCEED Science Policy Workshop held at North Coast Beach Hotel, Mombasa Kenya.
  • 4th to 6th December 2017. Conservation Agriculture Curriculum Development Workshop held on at Jacaranda Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya 
  • 18th to 21st September 2017. Water Security and Climate Change CNRD Exceed Conference held at Cologne, Germany.
  • 22nd to 25th May 2017. CNRD-EXCEED Science Policy Workshop held at Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt.
  • 19th October 2016. DAAD Exceed Centers Conference on Forced Migration - environmental and socioeconomic dimensions -Perspectives of higher education institutions in development cooperation held at Berlin, Germany.
  • 24th to 25th June 2015: GCHERA Conference on “Universities’ Global Challenge: Nutritional Security and Environmental Sustainability for Human Health” held at Holy Spirit University Kaslik, Jounieh, Lebanon
  • 16th to 21st March 2014: 10th CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting (CAADP PP) International Conference Centre, Durban, South Africa.
  • 4th – 6th December 2017: Conservation Agriculture Curriculum Development Workshop at Jacaranda Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 24th to 25th June 2015: GCHERA Conference on “Universities’ Global Challenge: Nutritional Security and Environmental Sustainability for Human Health” held at Holy Spirit University Kaslik, Jounieh, Lebanon.
  • 16th to 21st March 2014: 10th CAADP Partnership Platform Meeting (CAADP PP) International Conference Centre, Durban, South Africa.
  • Kempinski Ambience Hotel, New Delhi 12th to 13th March 2014: Strengthening Capacities for Developing Value Chain of Neglected and Underutilized Species in Africa, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 10th to 14th February 2014: The World Congress on Agroforestry 2014 (WCA 2014), Kempinski Ambience Hotel, New Delhi, India.
  • 15th-20th July 2013: The Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA) 6th Africa Agriculture Science Week, International Conference Centre, Accra, Ghana.
  • 13-15th May 2013: International Conference on Forests for food security and Nutrition, FAO Rome, Italy.
  • 12th -16th November 2012. Workshop on capacity building and skills development in forest-based climate change adaptation and mitigation. Nairobi Safari Club, Kenya.
  • 22nd-26th October 2012; Intergrated Soil Fertility Management in Africa; From Microbes to markets, Nairobi Safari Park Hotel, Kenya .
  • 26-31 May 2012; Adaptation Futures; 2012 International Conference on Climate Adaptation, Tucson, Arizona, USA.
  • 23-25 April 2012; Strengthening Africa’s strategic agricultural capacity for impact on development (SASACID) Inception Meeting at Kenyatta University Conference Centre.
  • 10-13 April 2012; Beating famines: Sustainable food production through land regeneration in a changing climate, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF),  Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 27th to 29th February 2012; unBRAIN Start up Workshop on Agribusiness Education Workshop, White Sand Hotel, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • 9th -11th February 2012: Curriculum Development Workshop on Climate Change and Food Security for Inter-University Council for East Africa, Entebbe, Uganda 9th -11th 2012.
  • 12th -13th January 2012; Planning for Strengthening African Strategic Agricultural Capacity for Impact on Development (SASACID Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 28th to 30th November 2011; Mainstreaming African Tertiary Agricultural Education Institutions in the Comprehensive Africa Agriculture Development Programme (CAADP) Process, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • 11th November 2011; Identification and Assessment of Capacity Building Needs for REDD+ in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 15th -19th November 2011; Ministerial Conference on Higher Education in Agriculture in Africa Kampala, Uganda.
  • 20th – 21st September 2011Capacity Needs for REDD+ Implementation in Sub-Sahara Africa Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 22nd – 25th February  2009 Regional Workshop on Climate Change: Responses and Mitigations Through Agriculture and Environment in East Africa Kampala, Uganda.
  • 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry, 23rd -28th August 2009, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 10th – 11th August 2006. The first Kenya Forestry Society Scientific conference held in Nakuru, Kenya.
  • 9th- 12th November 2005. The first DIVERSITAS Open Conference on Integrating Biodiversity Science for Human Well-being” Oaxaca, Mexico.
  • 13th –15th December 2004: Tree On Farm Network (TOFNET) Stakeholders’ priority setting workshop, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 16th December 2004: Trees On Farm Network (TOFNET) Regional Steering committee meeting, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 27th June to 2nd July 2004 1st World Congress of Agroforestry (Working together for Sustainable Land-use Systems), Orlando, Florida, USA.
  • 24rd-28th May 2004: ECA Regional Agroforestry Training and Education Workshop: (Adult learning training of trainers workshop), Kigali, Rwanda.
  • 17th to 21st May 2004: International Symposium of the African Network for Soil Biology and fertility (AFNET) of TSBF institute of CIAT : Improving Human Welfare and Environmental Conservation by Empowering Farmers to combat Soil fertility degradation. Yaounde, Cameroon.
  • April 2003: One week ANAFE Symposium on Building Agricultural and natural resources education in Africa: quality and relevance of tertiary education, held in Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya
  • 5th –9th December 2003. Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) annual conference at Eldoret, Kenya.
  • 19th –22 November 2003: Inaugural Stakeholders and Regional Steering Committee Planning Meeting for Trees On Farm Network For Eastern and Central Africa, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 19th –22 November 2003: Inaugural Stakeholders and Regional Steering Committee Planning Meeting for Trees On Farm Network For Eastern and Central Africa, World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 28th – 30th October 2003: Consultative Group on International Agricultureal Research (CGIAR) Annual General Meeting, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 28th September-3rd October 2003: Third International Symposium on Dynamics of Physiological Processes in Woody Roots, Perth, Australia.
  • April 2003: One week ANAFE Symposium on Building Agricultural and Natural Resources education in Africa: quality and Relevance of tertiary education, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • 28th September-3rd October 2003: Third International Symposium on Dynamics of Physiological Processes in Woody Roots, Perth, Australia.
  • 2nd-6th December 2002: Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) Annual conference  at Mbale, Uganda.
  • May 6-7 2001: Two-day stakeholders workshop on integrated soil fertility management strategies at Izaak Walton hotel, Embu, Kenya.
  • 10th –13th April 2001: East and Central Africa (ECA) Regional Agroforestry Education and Training  Groups (RAFTs) Workshop.
  • 7th-10th May 2001        Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility Programme (TSBF) AFNET 8th Workshop, Arusha Tanzania.
  • 1st -3rd March 2000.  Chaired and guided ANAFE?ICRAF funded Curriculum Review workshop for Soil and Water conservation Department, Venue: Mekelle University College, Ethiopia.
  • 3rd-10th Nov 2000        Annual Conference of the Soil Science Society of America. Minneapolis, USA.
  • 15th- 26th May 2000   Conference of the Parties to the Convention on biological Diversity fifth  meeting.UNEP Nairobi. 
  • 28th –29th May 1999. The Eastern Africa Environmental Network ninth conference on land care and community stewardship in eastern Africa.
  • Nov 1998: Three-day National Agroforestry Research Project workshop at Embu, Kenya.
  • 25th-29th March 1996. First Kenya National Agroforestry Conference.  Nairobi, Kenya.

Presentation of Papers at Academic and Professional Conferences.

  • Water Governance in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. A Key note paper presented during the International Conference on Water Security and Climate Change held on 3 to 5th December 2018 at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Overcoming Challenges of Turning Science into Policy: Role of Universities and Research Organizations. A paper presented during the CNRD-EXCEED Science Policy Workshop held on 22nd to 26th January 2018 at North Coast Beach Hotel, Mombasa Kenya
  • Collation, Systematization and Meta-analysis of available literature and information on Conservation agriculture. A paper presented during the Conservation Agriculture Curriculum Development Workshop held on 4th to 6th December 2017 at Jacaranda Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Climate Change-induced Migration and Water Conflicts in Africa: The Case of Pastoral Communities in Northern Kenya. A paper presented during the Water Security and Climate Change CNRD Exceed Conference held at Cologne, Germany  on 18th to 21st September 2017.
  • Bridging Information Gaps Between Farmers, Policy Makers and Researchers in the Rehabilitation of Degraded Watershed Ecosystems in Africa. A paper presented during the CNRD-EXCEED Science Policy Workshop held at Cairo, Egypt on 22nd to 25th May 2017.
  • Effects of climate change on natural resources, migration and conflict among the pastoralist communities in Africa: The case of Northern Kenya, a paper presented at DAAD Exceed centers conference on Forced Migration - environmental and socioeconomic dimensions -Perspectives of higher education institutions in development cooperation on 19th October 2016 at Berlin, Germany
  • Overcoming the Challenges of Training Leaders in East and Central Africa Tertiary Agricultural Institutions for the  21st Century
    Century, a Key note paper presented during the GCHERA World Dialogue on Establishing World-classUniversities in the agricultural and life sciences at Nanjing Agricultural University, China on 19th to 22nd September 2015.
  • The role of Universities in Africa in helping the continent become food and nutritional secure in the 21st century, paper presented during 2015 GCHERA Conference on “Universities’ Global Challenge: Nutritional Security and Environmental Sustainability for Human Health” at Holy Spirit University Kaslik, Jounieh, Lebanon from 24th to 25th June 2015.
  • The Role of Researchers in Bridging Information Gaps between Farmers, Extension Agents and Policy Makers for Improved Food Production in Africa, Paper presented at the International Conference on Integrated Soil Fertility Management in Africa; From Microbes to Markets at Nairobi Safari P, 22nd to 26th October 2012.
  • The Impacts of Climate Variability and Change on Natural Resource Use by Gender Among the Samburu Pastoralists Communities in Kenya, A paper presented in the International Conference on Climate Adaptation held at University of Arizona, Tucson USA on 26-31 May 2012.  
  • Impacts of Climate Change and Conflicts among Pastoralist Communities in Kenya. A paper presented in a workshop in Paris, France on 19th December 2011.
  • Could Climate Change be the Cause of Conflicts in Eastern Africa? A paper presented in a workshop in Paris, France on 12th December 2011.
  • Gender Vulnerability to Impacts of Climate Change among Samburu Pastoralist Community in Kenya. A paper presented at IFRA workshop held on 21-23rd Nov. 2011 at Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Opportunities and challenges of mainstreaming climate change into agriculture and natural resource education in Africa.  A paper presented during the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry  held at United Nation Complex Nairobi, Kenya on 23-28th August 2009.
  • Climatic change and the Environment: Research, Education/Training and Outreach in Kenya. A paper presented during the  East Africa Regional Workshop on ‘Climate change: Responses and Mitigations through Agriculture and Environmental Management in East Africa’ held at Speke Hotel, Munyonyo, Kampala Uganda on 22nd to 25th February 2009.
  • Helping Small Scale Tree Farmers in Africa Participate in Carbon Trade. A paper presented on 25-27th Nov. 2008 during the open science conference on “Africa and Carbon Cycle: the CarboAfrica Project at Accra Ghana.
  • Helping small holder tree farmers in Africa participate in carbon trading: A case of Siakago, Kenya. A paper presented during the CTA Seminar on the Implications of Global Climate change for sustainable Agricultural Production Systems in ACP Countries on 26th -31st October 2008 at Ougadougou, Burkina Faso.
  • Opportunities for carbon trading among smallholder on-farm tree farmers in Kenya’s semi arid lands. A paper presented during the 4th Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) Conference held on 6th- 9th October 2008 at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, Kenya.
  • Opportunities for carbon trading among smallholder agroforestry farmers in Africa: A case study of Siakago,  Kenya. A paper presented during the 2nd ANAFE Symposium “Mainstreaming climate change in agricultural education” on 28 July - 1st Aug 2008 at Capital Hotel, Lilongwe, Malawi.

RESEARCH AND PUBLICATIONS

Articles in Refereed Journals

Book Chapters in Books with ISBN Numbers

  • Kung’u J.B. 2011. The role of forest resources in the strategies of rural communities coping with the HIV/AIDS epidemic in Sub-Sahara Africa. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Jeremiah M. Okeyo, Fredah Maina and Job Kihara (Eds):  Innovations as Key to the green revolution in Africa pg 1303-1310. Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York.
  • Mutegi J.K., Mugendi D.N., Verchot L.V. and Kung’u J.B. 2011. The role of Biological Technologies in land quality management: Drivers for farmer’s adoption in the central highlands of Kenya. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Jeremiah M. Okeyo, Fredah Maina and Job Kihara (Eds):  Innovations as Key to the green revolution in Africa pg 501-512. Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York.
  • Mucheru-Muna, M., Mugendi D.N., Pypers P., Mugwe J. Vanlauwe B., Merckx and Kung’u J.B. 2011. Effect of Organic Inputs and mineral fertilizer on maize yield in a ferralsol and nitisol in central Kenya. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Jeremiah M. Okeyo, Fredah Maina and Job Kihara (Eds):  Innovations as Key to the green revolution in Africa pg 191-203. Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York.
  • Mugwe J., Mugendi D.N. Mucheru-Muna M., and Kung’u J.B. 2011. Soil Inorganic N and N uptake by maize following application of legume biomass, Tithonia, Manure and Mineral Fertilizer in Central Kenya. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Jeremiah M. Okeyo, Fredah Maina and Job Kihara (Eds):  Innovations as Key to the green revolution in Africa pg 605-616. Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York.
  • Muthamia J.M., Mugendi D.N, and Kung’u J.B. 2011. Within-Farm Variability in Soil Fertility Management in Smallholder Farms of Kirege Location, Central Highlands of Kenya.  In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Jeremiah M. Okeyo, Fredah Maina and Job Kihara (Eds):  Innovations as Key to the green revolution in Africa pg 707-716. Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York.
  • Mucheru-Muna M., Mugendi D.N., Pypers P., Mugwe J., Vanlauwe B., Merckx, and Kung’u J.B. 2011. Increasing Productivity Through Maize-Legume Intercropping in Central Kenya. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Jeremiah M. Okeyo, Fredah Maina and Job Kihara (Eds):  Innovations as Key to the green revolution in Africa pg 843-858. Springer Dordrecht Heidelberg London New York.
  • Kung’u,J.B., Gichu, A. and Mugendi D. 2011. Potential of Smallholder Tree Farmers in Africa’s Arid and Semi Arid Lands (ASALS) Participating in Carbon Trade. In Towards Implementation of payment for Environmental Services (PES), pg.313-320,  ASARECA, Entebe, Uganda .
  • Kung’u J., Gichu A. and  Mugendi D. (2010).  Helping Small Scale Tree Farmers in Africa Participate in Carbon Trade. In  Africa and the Carbon Cycle Proceedings of the Open Science Conference on “Africa and Carbon Cycle: the CarboAfrica project” pg 177-183. Food and Agriculture Organization, World Soil Resources Reports 104, Rome, Italy.
  • Kung’u J.B. and S. Otor. (2008). The Role of Forestry Education in Rural Strategies to Cope With HIV/AIDS in SSA in Temu AB, Chamshama SAO, Kung’u J, Kaboggoza J, Chikamai B and Kiwa A (eds): New Perspectives in Forestry Education. World Agroforestry Centre.
  • Kung’u J.B.  (2007). Food security in Africa: The challenges of researchers in the 21st century. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Job Kihara and Joseph Kimetu (Eds). Advances in Intergrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Sahara Africa: challenges and Opportunities pg105 113.Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Mugendi D., Mucheru-Muna M., Mugwe J., Kung’u J. and A. Bationo . 2007. Improving food production using “best bet” soil fertility technologies in the Central highlands of Kenya. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Job Kihara and Joseph Kimetu (Eds). Advances in Intergrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Sahara Africa: challenges and Opportunities pg345-351.Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Monicah Mucheru-Muna, Mugendi D., Mugwe J. and J. Kung’u. 2007. Economic evaluation of local inputs in Meru South district, Kenya. . In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Job Kihara and Joseph Kimetu (Eds). Advances in Intergrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Sahara Africa: challenges and Opportunities pg443-448.Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Karunditu M.W., Mugendi D.N., Kung’u J. and B. Vanalauwe (2007). Fertilizer nitrogen recovery as affected by soil organic matter status in two sites in Kenya. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Job Kihara and Joseph Kimetu (Eds). Advances in Intergrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Sahara Africa: challenges and Opportunities pg537-545.Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Mutegi J., Mugendi D., Verchot L., and Kung’u J. (2007). Soil Erosion and Soil Inorganic-N Depletion as Influenced by Live hedges in Arable Steep-lands of the Central Highlands of Kenya. In Andre Bationo, Boaz Waswa, Job Kihara and Joseph Kimetu (Eds). Advances in Intergrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Sahara Africa: challenges and Opportunities pg679-689.Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Mutegi J.K., Mugendi D.N., Kung’u J. and Mugwe J. (2005). Effects of biological techniques in soil conservation and subsoil inorganic-N accumulation in the central highlands of Kenya. In: D.N. Mugendi, G. Kironchi, P.T.Gicheru, C.K. Gachene, P.N. Macharia, M.Mburu, J.G. Mureithi and F. Maina (Eds). Capacity building for land resource management to meet the challenges of food security in Africa: Proceedings of the 21st SSSEA Conference, 1st-5th December 2003, Eldoret, Kenya. pp 157-167.
  • Waswa B.N, Mugendi D., Vanlauwe B, Nandwa S and Kung’u J. (2005). Organic residues effects on soil physical and chemical properties in Kenya. In: D.N. Mugendi, G. Kironchi, P.T.Gicheru, C.K. Gachene, P.N. Macharia, M.Mburu, J.G. Mureithi and F. Maina (Eds). Capacity building for land resource management to meet the challenges of food security in Africa: Proceedings of the 21st SSSEA Conference, 1st-5th December 2003, Eldoret, Kenya pp 179-189.
  • Karunditu M.W., Mugendi D.N., Kung’u J.B. and Vanlauwe B. (2005). Aerobic mineralization and recovery of nitrogen as affected by soil organic matter status in three sites in Kenya. In: D.N. Mugendi, G. Kironchi, P.T.Gicheru, C.K. Gachene, P.N. Macharia, M.Mburu, J.G. Mureithi and F. Maina (Eds). Capacity building for land resource management to meet the challenges of food security in Africa: Proceedings of the 21st SSSEA Conference, 1st-5th December 2003, Eldoret, Kenya pp 239-249.
  • Kihara J., Jaenicke H., Kung’u J.B., and Mugendi D.N. (2005). Nursery media effects on Tamarinduus indica seedlings establishment. In: D.N. Mugendi, G. Kironchi, P.T.Gicheru, C.K. Gachene, P.N. Macharia, M.Mburu, J.G. Mureithi and F. Maina (Eds). Capacity building for land resource management to meet the challenges of food security in Africa: Proceedings of the 21st SSSEA Conference, 1st-5th December 2003, Eldoret, Kenya pp 251-261.
  • Gitari J.N., Mugendi D.N., Mureithi J., Kung’u J. and Gachene C.K.K. (2005). The role of plant residues in soil productivity: Farmers’ knowledge and practices in Embu district, Kenya. In: D.N. Mugendi, G. Kironchi, P.T.Gicheru, C.K. Gachene, P.N. Macharia, M.Mburu, J.G. Mureithi and F. Maina (Eds). Capacity building for land resource management to meet the challenges of food security in Africa: Proceedings of the 21st SSSEA Conference, 1st-5th December 2003, Eldoret, Kenya pp 479-490.
  • Kangai R.A., Mugendi D.N., Mucheru M.W., Otor S.C.J., Waswa B.S., Kung’u J. and Mugwe J. (2005). Cost-benefit analysis of farmer-tested soil fertility replenishment technologies in Kirege location, Chuka division, Eastern Kenya. In: D.N. Mugendi, G. Kironchi, P.T.Gicheru, C.K. Gachene, P.N. Macharia, M.Mburu, J.G. Mureithi and F. Maina (Eds). Capacity building for land resource management to meet the challenges of food security in Africa: Proceedings of the 21st SSSEA Conference, 1st-5th December 2003, Eldoret, Kenya pp 511-521.
  • Kung’u J.B. and Temu A.B. (2004). Role of agroforestry education in sustaining society and environment. In: A. Temu, S. Chakeredza, K. Mogotsi, D. Munthali and R. Mulinge (Eds) Rebuilding  Africa’s capacity for agricultural development: the role of tertiary education. ICRAF, Nairobi Kenya.pp.278-284.
  • Kung’u J.B.  (2004).  The   potential of medicinal plants in Africa: the current challenges for environmental health. In: M.N. Keraka, D.N. Akunga, D.M. Moindi, C. A. Ochieng and E.O. Nyandwaro (Eds) Status of environmental health education in the Eastern Africa region: opportunities, challenges and the way forward. Department of Environmental health, Kenyatta University. pp. 60-62.
  • Mucheru-Muna M., Mugendi D.N., Kangai R., Kung’u J., Mugwe J. and Otor S. (2004). Farmer participation in enhancing food productivity through agroforestry in the central highlands of Kenya. In Temu AB, Chakeredza S, Mogotsi K, Muthali D and Mulinge R (eds.). Rebuilding Africa’s capacity for agricultural development: the role of tertiary education. Reviewed papers presented at ANAFE Symposium on Tertiary Agricultural Education, April 2003.  ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Mwangi M., Mugendi D.N., Kung’u J.B., Swift M.J., and Albrecht A. (2004). Soil Invertebrate macrofauna composition within agroforestry and forested ecosystems and their role in litter decomposition in Embu, Kenya. In: Bationo A (Ed.) Managing Nutrient Cycles to Sustain Soil Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pp. 448-465. Academy Science Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Mucheru M., Mugendi D.N., Micheni A., Mugwe J., Kung’u J., Otor S and Gitari J. (2004). Improved food production by use of soil fertility amendment strategies in the Central Highlands of Kenya. In Bationo A (ed.) Managing Nutrient Cycles to Sustain Soil Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pp 585-594. Academy Science Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Kimetu J., Mugendi D.N., Palm C.A., Mutuo P.K., Gachengo C.N., Nandwa S. and Kung’u J. B. (2004). Nitrogen fertilizer equivalency values for different organic materials based on maize performance at Kabete Kenya: In: Bationo A (ed.) Managing Nutrient Cycles to Sustain Soil Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pp 207-223 Academy Science Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Kung’u, J. B. 2004. Effect of vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhiza (vam) inoculation on growth performance of Senna spectabilis. In: Bationo A (Ed.) Managing Nutrient Cycles to Sustain Soil Fertility in Sub-Saharan Africa. Pp.433-446. Academy Science Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Mucheru M.W., Mugendi D.N., Mugwe J., Kangai A., Kung’u J., and Micheni A. (2003). Organic Resources in Soil Fertility Management in Eastern Kenya. In: Savala CEN, Omare MN and Woomer PL (ed.) Organic Resource Management in Kenya: Perspectives and Guidelines. pp 26-33, Forum for Organic Resource Management and Agricultural Resource Management (FORMAT).
  • Kung'u J.B., and Aronya F. (1999). Use of indigenous knowledge and practices in conservation of forest: a Case of Tiriki people in Western Kenya. Land care and community stewardship in Eastern Africa  page 62- 69. Eastern  Africa Environmental Network, Nairobi Kenya.
  • Kung'u, J.B.   (1997). Biomass Production and Some Soil Properties Under a Leucaena leucocephala Fallow System in Cebu, Philippines. Development in Agroforestry Research (page 247-261) Cabangbang F.V; Baradas F.C and Cabrera A.Z (ed) Los Banõs, Laguna Philippines.
  • Kungu, J.B., Sang F.K., and Koech E. (1996). Agroforestry Education in Kenya with reference to Moi University. People and Institution Participation in Agroforestry for Sustainable Development (page 710-714) Mugah J.O. (Ed), Nairobi Kenya.

Books with ISBN Numbers

  • Temu A.B., Chamshama S.A.O., Kung’u J., Kaboggoza J., Chikamai B. and Kiwa A. (eds) (2008). New Perspectives in Forestry Education. World Agroforestry Centre. ISBN: 978-92-9059-221-1
  • Owuor B.O., Kamoga D., Kung’u J., and Njoroge G.N.(2006). Some Medicinal Treees and Shrubs of Eastern Africa for Sustainable Utilisation and Commercialisation. World Agroforestry Centre, Nairobi. ISBN 9966-923-52-7
  • Rudebjer P.G., Temu A.B., Kung’u J. (2005): Developing agroforestry curricula. A practical guide for academic institutions in Africa and Asia. Bogor: World Agroforestry Centre. ISBN: 979-3198-26-5

Technical Publications with No ISBN Numbers

  • Kung’u J.B (Editor) 2001. Training Curriculum for National Agriculture and Livestock Extension Programme ,Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MoARD), Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Kung’u J. (Editor) 2001. Training Manual on Gender and Natural Resource Management and legal rights issues of communities on natural resource management (Resource Project) unpublished.
  • Mucheru MW, Mugendi DN, Micheni A, Mugwe JN, Kung'u JB, and Gitari JN 2001. Improved food production using herbaceous legumes in the central highlands of Kenya. Legume Research Network Project Newsletter 5:15-17.
  • Kung’u J.B , Temu A. B. and Kebadire Mogotsi ( 2001). Recommended Contents of an Agroforestry Programme ICRAF, Nairobi (Unpublished)
  • Kung’u J.B and A.B. Temu 2001. Agroforestry Currricula in African Universities and Colleges. ICRAF Nairobi (Unpublished).
  • Kung'u, J.B. 1995. Effect of VA-Mycorrhiza Inoculation on growth performance, coppicing ability and drought resistance of two Agroforestry tree species. Ph.D dissertation, University of the Philippines los Baños.
  • Kung'u, J.B. 1993. Biomass production and some soil properties under a Leucaena leucocephala fallow system in Cebu, Philippines. Msc. Thesis, University of the Philippines los Banos.

 Networking and Collaboration with External Organizations

  • 2015: Initiated a collaboration between Kenyatta University and the Centre for Natural Resources and Development CNRD, Technical University of Science and Technology (TH Koln). Many projects have been implemented by the two universities.
  • 2011: Initiated a collaboration with U.Leuven, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering and Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, Leuven, Belgium. MOU signed in March 2012. Have developed a joint funded proposal.
  • Initiated a collaboration with EHESS, Paris, France. Organized a joint workshop in 2011 and had a chance to Paris in December 2011.
  • Initiated collaboration with Technical University of Berlin. MOU being developed.
  • Involved in the collaboration with University of California Berkeley. Summer program being organized every year.

Membership to Professional Bodies

  • Member of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) International Development Peer Review College
  • Member, Africa Forest Forum
  • Member, Forest Society of Kenya
  • Member, Association of East Africa Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Member, African Network of Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility