Visit to Kenyatta University by German team from ISOE and FiW
Millennial Global Transformation: From the Physical to the Anthropocene, Essays in honour of Prof Celia Nyamweru
susan wanjiru mbuthia Title/Qualifications: Masters
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: P.O Box 48344,00100, Nairobi,Kenya
Position: Tutorial Fellow
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Area Of Specialization: Agricultural geography (Farm level transportation, Agricultural value chains)
Research Interests: Agri-food value chains, Food security/insecurity, gender and agriculture 

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  • Susan W. Mbuthia, Stephen K. Wambugu and Calvine Kayi February, 2018 The spatio-temporal distribution of periodic banana markets in Meru County, Kenya.International Journal of Development Research 2230-9926


  • March to July 2015:Kenyatta University:Main researcher A PhD research project:  An Analysis of the Efficiency of  Banana Value Chain in Meru County,  Kenya.
  • January 22nd 2015 :Arranged and facilitated a Proposal Writing Workshop at the Department of Geography
  • July 2015:Attended a Scientific Writing Course at ICIPE, Nairobi
  • July 2015 :Attended a Scientific Writing Course at ICIPE, Nairobi
  • August 2012:Attended a DAAD workshop on proposal writing at Strathmore University
  • November 2010:Presented a paper entitled “The Role of a Caregiver and a Teacher on a Learner” in a seminar on Transformative Education in 21st Century at Marist International College
  • May – August 2001:Trier University in Germany M.A Student –an exchange program sponsored by DAAD.Farming-Related Transport Needs and Provision to Farmers in Mwea Tebere Irrigation  Scheme, Kirinyaga District,  Kenya
  • November 2000 to April 2001:Kenyatta University:Research Assistant:A research project on accessibility and pricing of rural domestic water supply: A case study of Kakamega District, Kenya
  • May to October 1999:Kenyatta University:Main researcher:An M.A research project on farming-related transport needs and provision to farmers in MweaTebere Irrigation Scheme, Kirinyaga District, Kenya
  • April and May 1999:AAWORD (Association Of African Women For Research And Development: Research Assistant:Non-Governmental Organization data collection for preparation of an NGO data profile (InfoBank) in central province
  • August 1998: Nairobi City Council:Research Assistant:Data collection for Third Nairobi Water Supply Project: A Socio-Economic Survey, Final Appraisal in Nakuru, Laikipia, Nyandarua, and Murang'a Districts
  • June 1998:Kenyatta University:Research Assistant:A research project on climatic change awareness among Nairobians undertaken by Professor Shisanya






Dr. Thomas N. Kibutu
Chairman, Department of Geography


DEPARTMENTAL CONCEPT/PROPOSAL SEMINAR PRESENTATIONS March 2018 - on 14th and on 28th April 2018 - on 11th and on 25th May 2018 - on 9th and on 23rd June 2018...


FIELD TRIPS: AGE 313 from 30th March to 1st April 2018 in Central Rift Valley of Kenya AGE 300 from 24th to 28th April 2018 in coastal region of Kenya

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