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Dr. Raphael Kweyu

Raphael

Title/Qualifications: MSc (Biogeography), B.Ed
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address:Kenyatta University,P.O BOX 43844-00101 Nairobi
Personal Address:P.O BOX 104567-00101, Nairobi.
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Position: Lecturer and Exam Coordinator
Area of Specialization: Biogeography, Environment and Society, and Social geography
Research Interests: Natural Resource Conflicts, Agriculture and Indigenous Knowledge

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Conference Presentation

  • Kweyu, R:Evaluating climate change adaptation projects in Kitui County    London, UK February 15-19, 2015    PRISE-ODI
  • Kweyu, R, Figuring out community perceptions in conflicts of forest Resources Access in Eastern Mau of Kenya, Dakar, Senegal, August 5-23, 2013
  • Kweyu, R, The influence of Socio-economic factors on trees outside forests in Sio River Basin, Kenya, The Lake and Catchment Research Symposium (LARS), Nairobi, Kenya, March 14-18, 2011

Publications

  • Kweyu, R (2011). Trees Outside the Forests (TOF); A case of Sio River Basin, Kenya, the Interactions between TOF and Landuse/ Landcover. Verlag Dr Muller, Saarbrucken. ISBN 978-3-639-33334-3
  • Kweyu, R., Obando, J and Murimi, S. (2011). The influence of Socio-economic factors on trees outside forests in Sio River Basin, Kenya, The Lake and Catchment Research Symposium (LARS)  http://www.uni-siegen.de/zew/publikationen/pdf/lars_proceedings_2011.pdf
  • Barthelme J, Hunt K, Ngari L, Kipintoi W, Kweyu R, and Murimi S (2009). Renewed Survey and Excavations in the Lake Magadi Basin Southern Kenya in Nyame Akuma, Bulletin of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists No. 71 June 2009

 Research

  • Kweyu, R & Wamalwa H,2014:Evaluating climate change adaptation projects in Kitui County    ODI,7500
  • Kweyu, R,2013:Finger millet (Eleucine coracana) yield Estimation: Integrating Remote Sensing and Indigenous Knowledge in Western Kenya    International foundation of Science,11800

Workshops and Trainings

  • August 10-11, 2015: Post Graduate conference on History & Environment at the Histroy Department in the University of   Dar-es Salaam, Tanzania
  • February 14-19, 2015: Pathways for Resilience in Semi Arid Economies (PRISE) workshop at London School of Economics, London-UK.
  • April 4-5 May, 2014: An exchange programme at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark under the Stabilizing Kenya through Solving Forest related Conflicts (STAKE) project of Wangare Maathai Institute of peace and environment studies. Sponsored by Danish Development Agency (DANIDA)
  • April 8-9,  2014: Qualitative research training workshop in Lillestrom, Norway
  • August 5-23,  2013: Laureate in the Democratic governance Institute in Dakar, Senegal
  • February, 25- 5 March, 2013: Experiential learning course in Nicaragua, Central America
  • September-November 2012: An exchange programme at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark under the Stabilizing Kenya through Solving Forest related Conflicts (STAKE) project of Wangare Maathai Institute of peace and environment studies. Sponsored by DANIDA
  • June 11 – 15, 2012: Proposal Writing Workshop on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) of Plants, in Lilongwe, Malawi. The workshop was funded by the European Union in cooperation with the ACP Science and Technology Programme.
  • Oct 3rd – 5th 2011:  Society for Conservation GIS Advanced ArcGIS training from at the ESRI Eastern Africa, Nairobi.
  • April, 2007: Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCRCD), attained a certificate in ArcGis 1 and 2

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