Members of the CODESRIA team, comprising of the participants and trainers during the opening ceremony of the CODESRIA College of Academic Mentors Institute training graced by the Registrar RIO, Professor Vincent Onywera, accompanied by key note speaker Dr. Godwin Murunga
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
Participants at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences during presentation session at Kenyatta University Conference Centre (KUCC).
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
CODESRIA team members following the discussion during the workshop training hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Participants comparing notes in their groups during the Group Discussion Session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography referring to her notes on Research Integrity and Ethics during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at the KUCC
The gracious Professor Joy Obando of the Department of Geography, explaining ethical concepts in research to members of the CODESRIA team during the 10 day workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Lead trainer, Professor Bangura of Howard University responding to participants’ queries during question and answer session at the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Abdul Karim Bangura explaining to the participants about the Ideal Dissertation Structure during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The Dean, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Professor Chris Shisanya giving his presentation on Epistemological Paradigms in Social Research during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School at KUCC
Professor Ishmael Munene presenting a certificate of participation to Lydia Amoah from University of Ghana during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Florence Shingirayi Chamisa from University of FortHare during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
Professor Ibrahim Oanda presenting a certificate of participation to Sylvester Kohol Shima from University of Ibadan during the closing ceremony of CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitators Professors Chris Shisanya being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitators Professors Joy Obando being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
Dr. Godwin Murunga, the Incoming Executive Secretary of CODESRIA giving his closing remarks during the workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.
The facilitator being presented with gifts as a token of appreciation for the exemplary job they did during the CODESRIA workshop hosted by the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at KUCC.

Prof. Joy Obando

Conference Presentations

  • 2015:General Assembly GLOBE Project - Integrative German-African Project Consortium structured in 5 multi-disciplinary research clusters on: "Wetlands in East Africa: Reconciling future food production with environment protection" University of Bonn, March 1- 3, 2015
  • 2014:The Inaugural Conference IGU Commission on Geomorphology and Society, Taipei, Taiwan, International Convention Center, Shih-Liang Hall, College of Science, NTU. Presented Keynote, 'Changing Environment and Dynamics in the Central Rift Valley Lakes, Kenya, September 9-28, 2014
  • 2014:UPGro 2014 Consortium Grants Workshop: Unlocking the Potential of Groundwater for the Poor, 13th May 2014, The Cumberland Hotel, London, UK, Funded by jointly by UK's Department for International Development (DFID), Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) and the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC)
  • 2014:Workshop on: 'Enhancing academic capacity building in the Global South: DIES Proposal Writing courses for Research Projects', 7th - 10th May, 2014, University of Cologne, Germany, Funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ)
  • 2014, Africa Days of the Federal Ministry for Education and Research, Germany: Bioeconomy Presentation on 'Reconciling future food production with environmental protection', Berlin, Germany 16-18 March 2014
  • 2014, UPGRO Project Kickoff Meeting "Towards Groundwater Security in Coastal Africa", KUCC, Nairobi, Kenya 16-17 January 2014
  • 2013, African Women in Science and Engineering, "Leadership Training during the Regional Conference of the International Network of Women Engineers and Scientists (INWES)", Kenya School of Monetary Studies, 19-21, November 2013
  • 2013, Globe Project "Wetlands in East Africa: reconciling future food production with environment protection", Kickoff meeting in Dar es Salaam, September 6-10, 2013

Research and Consultancy

  • 2016: Vice-Chancellors Grant. Kenyatta University "Assessment of Hydrogeology and Geochemistry of the Groundwater systems in Kenyatta University and Emerging surrounding settlements, Principal Investigator Dr. Mary Makokha, Co-Principal, Prof. Joy Obando, March 2016 to February 2017.
  • 2013: UPGRO (Unlocking Potential for Ground Water for the Poor) 2012 Catalyst Grant: "Towards groundwater security for Africa", Funding by National Environment Research Council, UK Prof. Joy Obando, Principal Investigator Partners: Pwani University, University of Comoros, University of Dar es Salaam, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Queens University Belfast, University of Reunion, University of Avignon, UK Grant award of GBP 74,889, for 29 July 2013 to 28 July 2014
  • 2013: GLOBE Project - Integrative German-African Project Consortium structured in 5 multi-disciplinary research clusters on: "Wetlands in East Africa: Reconciling future food production with environment protection", Funded by German Ministry of Research and Education (BMBF) for 5 years, September 2013 - August 2018, Prof. Dr. Mathias Becker, Speaker and Project Leader, University of Bonn, Managing Institution for the Project. National Museums of Kenya Lead Institution for Kenya, KU Partner Joy Obando
  • 2012: Commission for University Education (CUE) Contract for the Supply of Contracting Service: Tracer Studies in Business Studies: Ref: Tender CHE/01/2012-2013, Deputy Principal Investigator, Joy Obando, Principal Investigator - Prof. Chris Shisanya, Team members: Dr. Gitau Njoroge, Ms. Terry Njoroge, Ms. Bhoke Chacha, Mr. John Maraigua
  • 2012: NCST 5th Call for Research: Funded Projects 2012/2013 (Theme: Health, Water, & Sanitation; Award Letter Ref; NCST/RCD/ST/ST&I/R/5th Call/R/137, KShs 6,000,000 'Understanding the environment, promoting health in Baringo/Bogoria Drainage Basin, Kenya': Prof. Simon Onywere (KU)(PI), Prof. Joy Obando (KU), Prof. Chris Shisanya (KU), Dr. Dan Masiga (ICIPE), Dr. Nicholas Mariita (Kengen), Mr. Zephania Irura (MOPHS) and Mr. Maragia (MEMR)
  • Community Excellence for Research in Neglected Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases (CERNVEC) Project funded by the Consortium for National Health Research (CNHR) KU Team member, collaboration with ICIPE, JKUAT, MoPHS and KEMRI (USD 694,000) (www.cernvec.org), 2010 - 2013
  • Undertaking a Risk Hazard, Vulnerability and Capacity Assessment/Mapping - Service Tender No. OOP/SP/148/2009-2010, Ministry of State for Special Programmes, 2011 - 2013

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