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Environmental Sciences
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Lecturer, Env Sciences and Programme  Coordinator, Institute of Peace and Security Studies
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Research focus
  • Land use and its effect on biodiversity : assessment of ecosystem health
  • Environmental Impact assessment of various enterprises in the built environment and development projects.
  • Land degradation and desertification and livelihood adaptations in arid and semi arid areas
  • Environmental monitoring as a tool to maintain human health and the quality of life.
  • Design of rehabilitative innovations to reduce negative effects of development process (industry, construction, agriculture etc.) on the environment.
  • Resource use conflicts and conflict resolution
  • The role of resource use in Ecosystem dynamics and equilibrium
  • Action research on Ecosystem modification and effects on livelihoods
  • Effects of Land Degradation/Climate change and Community livelihoods
  • Environmental Education and Education of Sustainable Development
Conference Presentations
  • 2012:    BSc. (Military Studies) Programme Implementation Mid Term Review Workshop at Morendat Training and Conference Centre, Naivasha, Kenya.
  • 2011:    Curriculum development on Workshop for Masters and Diploma programmes in Security Management and Police studies at Morendat, Naivasha.Institute of Peace and Security Studies, Kenyatta University.
  • 2010:     Inception Workshop on Wetland Mapping in Kenya
  • 2010:     Training Workshop on Environmental Impact Assessment, Meridian Court Hotel, Nairobi Kenya.
  • 2010:    Curriculum Development workshop for BSc in Military Studies .Programme at North Coast beach Hotel, Mombasa.
  • 2009:    World Environmental Education Congress, Montreal, Canada.
  • 2006:     Mainstreaming Education for Sustainable Development in Universities in Africa, Kenya Monitary Studies, Nairobi.
Recent publications
  • 2009    Land Use and its Effect on Biodiversity in Lake Ol’Bolossat, Nyandarua, Kenya. Phd  Thesis, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • 1996:    Architectural Design and Environmental Conservation and Rehabilitation.  Paper presented at the 2nd All-Africa Conference on Green Architecture and Environmentally sensitive sustainable Development, 25–26 July, 1996, Organized by JKUAT at Pan Africa Hotel.

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