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Title/Qualifications: Prof. (PhD)
Department/Unit/Section: Environmental Sciences
Contact Address: 844 Building, office No. 49 P.O. Box 43844 00100 Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Dean, School of Environmental Studies

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Area of Specialization: Forestry and Forest Influences, Social Forestry, Agroforestry
Research Interests: Climate change and food security, REDD+, Community participation in natural  resources management, use of trees in the improvement of soil fertility, Payment for Environmental
Services (PES)

Conference Presentations

  • 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 Feb. 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.


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