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Dr. Sammy C. Letema


Title/Qualifications
: Dr. Phd
Department/Unit/Section: Environmental Planning and Management
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100
Position: Tutorial Fellow
Area of Specialization: Environmental planning, spatial planning, and infrastructure delivery

 

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Research and Publications
Articles in Refereed Journals (International Journals)

  • Mingate, FM., Letema, S.C, & Obiero, K. (2016). Designing a functional community forest association: a case of Mueleshi, Kakamega County, Kenya. Asian Journal of Applied Science Vol 04 Issue 05, October 2016.
  • Afuye, F., Letema, S. & Munala G. (2016). Application of Motivation in Nigeria Construction Industry: Factor Analysis Approach. International Journal of Economics and Finance; Vol. 8, No. 5
  • Afuye, F., Letema, S. & Munala G. (2016). Impact of Motivation on Productivity of Craftsmen in Construction Firms in Lagos, Nigeria. International Journal of Economics and Finance; Vol. 8, No. 4.
  • Letema, S., van Vliet, B. & J.B. van Lier (2014). Sanitation policy and spatial planning in urban East Africa: Diverging sanitation spaces and actor arrangements in Kampala and Kisumu. Cities 36 (2014) 1–9
  • Malekpour, S., Langeveld, J., Letema, S., Clemens, F. & J.B. van Lier (2013). Judgement under uncertainty; a probalistic evaluation framework for decision-making about sanitation systems in low-income countries. Journal of Environmental Management 118 (2013) 106-114
  • Letema S., van Vliet B. and J.B. van Lier (2012). Satellite Sanitary Systems in Kampala. Environmental Engineering Science, Vol 25 (5) 291-296
  • Gábor L. Szántó, S. Letema, J.T. Tukahirwa, S. Mgana, P.J.M. Oosterveer & J.C.L. van Buuren (2012). Analyzing sanitation characteristics in the urban slums of East Africa. Water Policy 14 (2012) 613–624

Articles in Conference Proceedings

  • Njiru C.W., Letema S.C., Maingi S.M., Gichohi P.M. (2014). Renewable energy policies and practices in Kenya and their contribution to appropriate technology adoption, A Conference Paper presented in the 6th International Conference on “Appropriate Technology for the 21st Century: Technological Innovation to empower Africa” hosted at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, November 25th-29th, 2014.
  • Letema S. van Vliet B., van Buuren, J. and van Lier, J.B (2009). Small-Scale Satellite Systems as Alternative Sewerage Provisioning in Kampala City, Uganda. Decentralised Sanitation Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal, 11-13 November, 2009.
  • Letema S. van Vliet B. and van Lier J.B. (2010). Reconsidering urban sewer and treatment facilities East Africa as Interplay of material flows, sanitary networks and space demands. Sanitation Challenge: New Sanitation Concepts and Models of Governance IWA Conference, Wageningen, May 19-21, 2008.

Books

  • Letema, S. (2012). Assessing Sanitary Mixtures in East African Cities. Wageningen Academic Publishers, Wageningen, The Netherlands. ISBN: 978-90-8686-215-3.

Books Chapters

  • Letema S. and van Vliet B. (2014). Converging Scales of Urban Sanitation Infrastructure and Management. In Urban Waste and Sanitation Services for Sustainable Development: Harnessing Social and Technical Diversity in East Africa. van Vliet B. van Buuren J. and Mgana S. New York, Routledge: 129-141.
  • Letema S. van Vliet B. and van Lier J.B. (2010). Reconsidering Urban Sewers and Treatment Works in East Africa as Interplay of Flows, Networks and Spaces. In Social Perspective on the Sanitation Challenge. van Vliet, G. Spaargaren and P. Oosteveer (ed). Dordrecht, Springer: 145-162.
  • Mireri, C. and Letema, S. (2010). Review of Environmental Governance in Kenya: Analysis of Environmental Policy and Institutional Frameworks. In Handbook of Environmental Policy. Meijer, S. and A. der Ber (ed).
  • Mireri C., Letema S. and Majele C. (2007). Water and Sanitation Services Delivery in Kenya. In Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Tertiary Education in Kenya, Volume 2, School of Environmental Studies and Human Science, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • Ndungu A. and Letema S.C. (2005). Sustainable Environmental Planning and Management: Lessons for and Experiences in Kenya. In Role of African Universities in Attainment of the Millennium Development Goals Conference, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • Letema, S. and P.K. Koskey (2004). The Status, Constraints and Environmental Health Implications of Service Provision and Management in Informal Settlements of Eldoret Municipality, Kenya. In Status of Environmental Health Education in the Eastern Africa Region: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward. Joypet Services and Printers, Nairobi.
  • Koskey, P.K. and Letema, S. (2004). Environmental Health Education in Urban Environmental Planning and Management: The Basis, Relevance and Reflected Practice. In Status of Environmental Health Education in the Eastern Africa Region: Opportunities, Challenges and the Way Forward. Joypet Services and Printers, Nairobi.

Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

Participation in Workshop/Conference

  • 2015 attended Planning Workshop on Planning under Devolved Governance in Kenya held in Kisumu Imperial Hotel. Event was organised by Kenya Institute of Planners.
  • 29th April 2014. Attended National Conference on upscaling metropolitan development whose theme was ‘Kenya on the path to metropolisation’ at Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Attended partly the 6th International Conference on “Appropriate Technology for the 21st Century: Technological Innovation to empower Africa” hosted at Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya, November 25th-29th, 2014.
  • 18th to 19th September, 2014. Workshop on PRIVIDE for Impact Launch of Urban Waste and Sanitation Network at Impala Arusha, Tanzania.

Presentation of Papers at Academic and Professional Conferences

  • Letema S. van Vliet B., van Buuren, J. and van Lier, J.B (2009). Small-Scale Satellite Systems as Alternative Sewerage Provisioning in Kampala City, Uganda. Decentralised Sanitation Conference, Kathmandu, Nepal, 11-13 November, 2009.
  • Letema S. van Vliet B. and van Lier J.B. (2010). Reconsidering urban sewer and treatment facilities East Africa as Interplay of material flows, sanitary networks and space demands. Sanitation Challenge: New Sanitation Concepts and Models of Governance IWA Conference, Wageningen, May 19-21, 2008.

Convening and Coordinating Conferencing

  • 2014. Planning and Coordination as part of planning committee for the 6th ICAT conference on Appropriate Technology, which took place on 25-26th November, 2014 at Kenyatta University.

Affiliation to Professional Bodies

  • Kenya Institute of Planners (KIP), Graduate Member
  • National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), Lead Expert (EIA/Audit)

 

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