Name: Muriuki Salome Wamuyu
Title/Qualifications:
PhD.
Department/Unit/Section: Environmental Studies, Kenyatta University, Kenya
Contact Address:
P.O.BOX 43844-00100, Nairobi – Kenya
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Position: Lecturer
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PUBLICATIONS

  • Muriuki S W. (2014). Biogas technology for household energy, sustainable livelihoods and climate change mitigation in Kiambu County, Kenya.
  • Muriuki S W. (2014). Factors affecting adoption and use of bioenergy technologies in rural Kiambu County, Kenya.
  • Karembu M., Wafula D., Muriuki S. and Were K. (2007).Diffusion of emerging technologies among small scale farmers: A case of tissue culture Banana in East Africa.
  • Muriuki S.W., (2005). Assessment of long-term impacts of Bioenergy wastes food production in Machang’a, Mbeere district, Kenya
  • Muriuki S.W., Shepherd K.D., Mugendi D.N., Warren G.P and Kihanda F.M (2004). Diffuse near infrared spectroscopy as a tool for rapid diagnosis of effects of manure application on soil organic carbon

CONSULTANCY WORK  

  • June 2022 – Assessment of Kenya County Governments (Nairobi, Muranga, Kajiando and Kiambu) on Implementation of Devolved Functions and Funds – Ministry of Devolution
  • Social and environmental abuses along the salt manufacturing belt in Magarini, kilifi county – Kituo Cha Sheria and Action Aid (August, 2019)
  • Evaluation of biogas energy technology for rural households and climate change mitigation in Kiambu County, Kenya – Funded by CLIFF Network (2013)
  • Training farmers and project stakeholders on participatory monitoring and evaluation on Accelerated Uptake and Utilization of Renewable Energy Technologies in Eastern Africa 2010 -2012 Client - Kenyatta University
  • An Evaluation of the Impacts of an Animal Welfare Project on Rural Livelihoods in Mandera district - 2010. Client - ITDG funded by Cordaid and the Brooke Hospital for animals
  • An evaluation of Environmental Impacts (EIA) of water boreholes in Isiolo District. 2008. Client - ENNDA funded by the World Bank
  • Environmental Audit of water pans in the greater Laikipia – 2009. Client –funded by the GOK
  • Trained 12 youth groups in semi-arid Kitui County on Adoption of Agroforestry tree species and practices, for increased food production, livestock fodder, firewood, fruits, and income for sustainable livelihoods

GRANTS AND AWARDS

  • 2019: Commonwealth Professional Development Fellowship Grant
  • 2011: L’ORÉAL/UNESCO Regional Award for Women in Science in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • 2013: The Climate Food and Farming network (CLIFF) (University of Copenhagen) Grant
  • 2012: The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) grant for studying bio-energy