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Dr. Stephen Njoka Nyaga


Title/Qualifications
: Dr.
Department/Unit/Section: Environmental Studies & Community Development
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100
Position
: Senior Lecturer
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Research Interests:
•Borderless Higher Education for Victims of Conflicts in Eastern and the Horn of Africa Region
•Role of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in localization of the MDGs and Kenya’s Visions 2030
•Impact of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in poverty mitigation and enhancement of food security in Eastern Africa.

Publications

  • Nyaga, S.N. (2013) “Civil Society and Environmental Management in East Africa” in Volume III Environmental Management and Sustainable Development:A Students Guide for Higher Education in Kenya (2013)International Journal of the School of Environmental Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi (Paper being finalized).

  • Nyaga, S.N. (2012) “Civil Society and Environmental Management in East Africa” in Volume III Environmental Management and Sustainable Development:
    A Students Guide for Higher Education in Kenya (August/ September 2012 International Journal of the School of Environmental Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • Nyaga, S. N. (2010) “Involvement of Lay Christians in Planning and Implementation of Pastoral and Development Programmes of the ACK Diocese of Nairobi” in Njoka P. N. (2010) Building a Solid and Integrated Church in the 21st Century. Evangel Publishers, Nairobi.
  • Nyaga, S.N. (2008) “Correlation Between Indigenous Communities’ Concept of Development and their Response to Contemporary Paradigms of Sustainable Development with Reference to Mijikenda of Kenya and Abakwaya of Tanzania”. in CHEMICHEMI International Journal of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • Nyaga, S.N. (2008) Book Chapter: “Inter-religious Dialogue in Africa From an Islamic Perspective” in “Spirituality for another Possible World” The World
    Forum on Theology and Liberation/Twaweza Publications- Nairobi Nyaga S.N. (2007) Book Review “A Christian’s Response to Islam. By Garlow, James L. 2002)”Tulsa, Oklahoma: River Oak Publishing in CHEMICHEMI International Journal of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University, Nairobi.
  • Nyaga, SN. (2007) Impact of Witchcraft Beliefs and Practices on Socio-economic Development of Bakwaya of Musoma Rural District, Tanzania. In Terre Haar IMAGINING EVIL:Witchcraft beliefs and Accusations in Contemporary Africa. Africa World Press, Inc. The Red Sea Press, Trenton, NJ 08638
  • Nyaga, S.N. (2007) “Towards Multifaceted Systems of Food Security and Environmental Management during Repatriation and Re-Integration of Victims of
    Conflict in Southern Sudan” Monda, E., et al (ed) (2007) Trends and Issues in Development in the Great Lakes Region: Vol. one 2007 OSSREA International Journal, Addis Ababa.
  • Nyaga, S.N. (2006) Muslim and Christian Dialogue: Realities in Contemporary Africa. In CHEMICHEMI. An International Journal of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Kenyatta University.
  • Nyaga, S.N (2004) “Inculturation in Kenya” In Magesa, L (2004) Anatomy of Inculturation: Transforming the Church in Africa.”.Orbis Books, Maryknoll, New York.
  • Nyaga, S.N. (2004) Re-Orientation of Indigenous Environmental Health Norms through Contemporary Religious Institution in Mara Region, Tanzania & Coast Province, Kenya. In Keraka, M. and Akunga, D.N.(eds) (2004) Status of Environmental Health Education in Eastern Africa Region: Opportunities, Challenges & Way Forward. K.U/UNICEF/IFRA, Nairobi
  • Nyaga, S. N. (2004) Introduction to the Quran and Hadith Institute of Open Learning Kenyatta University
  • Nyaga, S.N. (2003) Integration of Contemporary Environmental Education into Religious Institutions for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in Coast Province, Kenya. In Temu, A. and Chekeredza, S. et al (Eds) Rebuilding Africa’s Capacity for Agriculture Development: The Role of Tertiary Education. ICRAF, Nairobi.

Conference Presentations

2013: Project on Innovative Approaches to Doctoral Education and e- Supervision in Africa: African-Spanish Higher Education Management Platform
Dates: 26th October to 2nd November 2013
Venue: Barcelona, Spain
Organizers/Sponsors: International Association of Universities (IAU), Catalan Association of Public Universities (ACUP), Universitat Orberta de Catalunya (UOC) and Kenyatta University (KU)
Role: Participant/University Representative

2012: Workshop on Integrated Socio-Economic Development in Musoma Peri-Urban Region, 6th to October, 2012.
Title of the Paper:" Participatory Capacity Building on Integrated Environmental and Socio-Economic Programmes in Urban and Peri-Urban Localities in East Africa with Special Reference to Musoma, Tanzania.”
Dates: 6th to 9th October, 2012
Venue: Musoma Conference Center, Musoma –Tanzania
Sponsors: TDH/UMABU
Role: Facilitator/Resource Person

2012: Borderless Higher Education for Refugees Research Workshop
Dates: 14th to 18th May 2012
Venues: York University in Toronto, Canada
Sponsors: SSHRC/BHER Project
Role: Facilitator/ Resource Person

2011: Borderless Higher Education for Refugees Research Workshop
Dates: 28th November to 4th December 2011
Venues: Fairview Hotel & KUCC (KU) - Nairobi
Sponsors: SSHRC/BHER Project
Role: Facilitator/ Resource Person

2011: Borderless Higher Education for Refugees Consultative Research Workshop
Dates: 29th June to 3rd July 2011
Venues: Speke Resort Center Kampala, Uganda
Sponsors: Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council of Canada
(SSHRC)//York University, Canada
Role: Presenter/ Resource Person

2010: Higher Education Loans Board (HELB) - Universities Consultative Workshop on Financing of Higher Education in Kenya.
Dates: 24th to 26th November 27, 2010
Venues: Kenya School of Monetary Studies (KSMS)
Sponsors: HELB.
Role: Resource Person

2010: Application of E-learning/ E- Conferencing in University Teaching & Administration
Dates: 22nd to 26th October 2010
Venues: Visited Institutions & ICT Services Providers in Dubai and Abu Dabi in United
Arabs Emirates
Sponsors: Kenyatta University.
Role: Participant

2010: International Visitor Leadership Program on Non Violent Conflict Management in Higher Education: a Project for Kenya
Dates: 22nd May to 13th June 2010

Venues: Visited over 30 Universities & Institutions in USA in (a) Washington DC;
(b) San Francisco in California; (c) Seattle in Washington; (d) Akron in Ohio and (e) Greensboro in Northern Carolina.
Sponsors: USA Department Of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs  
Role: Participant/Resource Person

2009: Skills of Academic Research & Publishing
Date: 12th September & 20th October 2009
Venue: Utalii Hotel & KUCC (Kenyatta University), Nairobi
Sponsors: Anglican Church of Kenya –Diocese of Nairobi
Role: Facilitator/ Presenter

2009: Management Development Workshop
Date: 28th February to 14st March 2009
Venue: Mzumbe University, Morogoro Tanzania.
Sponsors: Association of African Universities- (Accra, Ghana).
Role: University Representative/ Resource Person

2008: Research Dissemination Workshop Organized by Commission for Higher Education
Date: 26th to 31st August 2008
Venue: Mombasa Beach Hotel, Mombasa
Sponsors: Commission for Higher Education (CHE)
Role: University Representative/ Resource Person

2008: Influence of Islamic Faith on Muslims Response to Ceramic Works

Theme: Clay Art and Function: Ceramics Symposium Bringing Together a
World Clay Heritage
Date: 2nd -17th August 2008
Venue: Kenyatta University & Kenya National Museum- Nairobi
Sponsors: KU & 2008 International Society of Ceramics Arts Education &
Exchange (ISCAEE)
Role: Presenter

2008: Diocesan Inter-Religious Dialogue Consultative Workshop
Date: 30th to 31st July 2008
Venue: Mombasa
Sponsors: Catholic Archdiocese of Mombasa/AMA/MISSIO (Netherlands)
Role: Resource Person/Advisor

2008: KU Gender Based Violence & Sexual Harassment Policy
Date: April, May & June 2008
Venue: Kenyatta University
Sponsors: Centre for Gender and Affirmative Action Unit- KU
Role: Presenter/ Resource Person


2008: Leadership, Corruption and Authority in Africa: Perspectives of Persons Displaced by Conflicts.
Date: 16th February 2008
Venue: Hekima College, CUEA, Nairobi
Sponsors: Hekima College, CUEA
Role: Presenter/ Resource Person

2007: Africa Water workshop, Framework Programme (FP7) Proposal writing training
by EU.
Date: 28th to30th November 2007
Venue: UNEP Headquarters, Nairobi
Sponsors: EU and Kenyatta University
Role: Kenyatta University representative

2007: Program for Promotion of Christian Muslim Relations in Africa (PROCMURA) Area Advisers Consultation. Paper presented “Techniques of Monitoring &
Evaluation & the Art of Reports writing.”
Date: 12th to 17th November 2007
Venue: CCG Accra, Ghana
Sponsors: PROCMURA/PRICA/CCG.
Role: Resource Person and Presenter:

2007: “Christian and Muslim Co-Existence in Eastern Africa”
Date: 10th to 11th October 2007
Venue: Tangaza College, Catholic University of East Africa, Nairobi
Sponsors: Tangaza College, CUEA-Kenya & Radboud University, The Netherlands
Role: Rapporteur and Presenter of workshop communiqué

2007: Religion & Social Transformation in Africa. Paper presented “The Role of Religious Organizations in Socio-religious Transformation and Development in Africa”
Date: 28th June 2007
Venue: AVU Main Hall, Kenyatta University
Sponsor: Iranian Embassy, Nairobi
Role: Organizer/Presenter (Facilitator)

2007: “Evaluation Report on Initiative for Development and Education in Africa at
Georgia Tech. (GT-IDEA) & Collaborative Teaching Project (CTP) with the
Kenyatta University.”

Date: 2nd July 2007
Venue: AVU Main Hall, Kenyatta University
Role: Facilitator/Presenter
Sponsors: Kenyatta University & Georgia Institute of Technology

2007: The Application of Traditional Leadership System in Infrastructural Planning
Development and Delivery of Infrastructure and Services among the Urban Poor
and Marginalized Groups in Kenya”.
Date: 14th to 15th March 2007
Venue: ACTION Aid International Training Centre, Kisumu
Sponsors: Practical Action -East Africa, Nairobi.
Role: Facilitator

2007: Development of Gender and Development Policy.
Date: 20th to 22nd February 2007
Venue: Centre for Gender and Development Studies, Kenyatta University
Sponsor: Centre for Gender & Development Studies, Kenyatta University
Role: Resource Person/Board Member,

2007: World Forum on Theology and Liberation. Paper presented “Spirituality of another Possible World: Inter-religious Dialogue from an Islamic Perspective”.
Date: 17th to 19th January 2007
Venue: Carmelite Centre, Nairobi
Sponsors: World Forum for Theology of Liberation and the World Social Forum.
Role: Presenter/Delegate.

2006: “Role of Muslim NGOs and CBOs in Poverty Eradication and Food Security in Coast Province Kenya” In a Regional Conference on Challenges of Muslims in Eastern and Horn of Africa.
Date: 2nd to 4th August 2006
Venue: AVU Main Hall, Kenyatta University
Sponsors: Department of Philosophy and Religious Studies, Kenyatta University
Role: Organizer and Presenter

2006: Consultative Workshop on Interfaith Tolerance and Peace Building among Displaced Victims of Conflicts in the Great Lakes Region.
Date: 22nd April 2006
Venue: St. Paul’s Chapel Main Hall, University of Nairobi
Sponsors: Africa Refugees Program/Monique (Belgian) and the D.H.M.
Role: Facilitator/Presenter

2006: Peace Agreements & Role of Civil society: Horn of Africa Programme.
Date: 24th to 26th April 2006
Venue: AACC Conference Centre Nairobi
Sponsors: Life & Peace Institute, Sweden & AACC
Role: Respondent/ Facilitator.


2006: OSSREA National Workshop. Paper entitled: “Towards Multifaceted Systems of Food Security and Environmental Management during Repatriation and Re-Integration of Victims of Conflict in Southern Sudan”.
Date: 27th to 31st March 2006
Venue: Bishop Stam Pastoral Centre, Kakamega
Sponsors: OSSREA Kenya Chapter
Role: Facilitator/ Presenter.

2005: Consultative Workshop on Peace Building, Post Conflict Reconstruction & Leadership Development among Displaced Sudanese Communities.
Date: 15th to 28th May 2005
Venue: KAKUMA Refugee Camp
Sponsors: EPS, Diocese of Malakal Sudan & CMS/ UNHCR
Role: Key Consultant & Facilitator (Development of Training Manuals for T.O.T).

2004: Workshop on Status of Environmental Health Education in Eastern Africa Region:
Opportunities, Challenges & Way Forward. Seminar paper entitled: “Principles of Re-orientation of indigenous environmental health norms through Contemporary Religious Institutions: A case study of Abakwaya of Tanzania and Mijikenda of Kenya”.
Date: 24th to 27th April 2004
Venue: Kenyatta University
Sponsors: UNIEF/UNESCO/IFRA.
Role: Presenter/Resource person

2003: OSSREA National Conference. THEME: Youth Education, Health and Infrastructure for Sustainable Development in Kenya. A paper entitled “Correlation between Indigenous Communities’ Concept of Development and their Response to Contemporary Paradigms of Sustainable Development: A Case Study of Mijikenda of Kenya And Abakwaya of Tanzania”.
Date: 30th July and 2nd August 2003
Venue: ARC Hotel, Egerton University, Kenya
Sponsors: OSSREA, Addis Ababa
Role: Presenter/Resource Person.

2003 “Integration of Contemporary Environmental Education in to Religious Institutions for Sustainable Management of Natural Resources in Coast Province Kenya”.
Theme: Building Agricultural and Natural Resources Base: The Role of Tertiary Institutions
Date: 14th April 2003
Venue: Kenyatta University
Sponsors: World Agro-forestry Center (ANAFE/ ICRAF).
Role: Presenter and Organizer.


2003: Interfaith Consultation Workshop on Conflict Management and Peace Building
Preparatory Meeting: Exploratory Papers on Fundamental Principles/Guidelines for Peace Mediators.
Date: 19th to 22nd February 2003
Venue: KCB Management Training Centre, Karen, Nairobi
Sponsors: NCCK/WCC.
Role: Resource Person/ Rapporteur

2002-2003: Development of University Courses in Interfaith dialogue; Contemporary issues in interfaith Conflicts and Conflicts Resolution in Africa.
Date: 2002 to 2003
Venue: Nairobi
Sponsor: Tangaza College, Catholic University of Eastern Africa, Nairobi.
Role: Consultant/ Course Advisor

2003: “Capacity Building of Community Own Resource Persons (CORPs) on HIV/AIDS
Management and Behavioural Change: Role of Parents and community Leaders.
Date: 16th to 21st March 2003
Venue: Winda Hotel, Nairobi
Sponsors: Plan International
Role: Resource Person / Co-facilitator.

2003: Symposium on “Correlation Between Witchcraft Beliefs and Practices and Community Response to HIV/AIDs Programmes
Date: 29th to 31st January 2003
Venue: Musoma, Tanzania
Sponsors: AMA/MISSIO, Netherlands
Role: Presenter/Resource Person.

2002: Workshop on “Muslim and Christian Dialogue: Realities in Contemporary Africa:Role of Religious and Community Leaders.
Date: 26th October 2002
Venue: Marianist Scholarsticate, Lavington, Nairobi
Sponsors: Marianist Scholastics
Role: Presenter/Resource Person.

2002: EATWOT National Conference on Interfaith Relations and Conflicts Management.
Date: 15th to 16th August 2002
Venue: Limuru Theological University College, Kenya
Sponsors: ST Paul’s United Theological College & EATWOT
Role: Presenter/Resource Person.

 

 

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