School of Humanities staff and students during the Career Week held between january 28 - February 2, 2019 at the Graduation Square
Registrar RIO graced the launch of Professor. Githiora's book on Sheng' at the Graduate School Building Room 202
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
Confucius Institute Event held at BSSC Room 14
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.
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susan wanjiru mbuthia Title/Qualifications: Dr / PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: P.O Box 48344,00100, Nairobi, Kenya
Position: Lecturer
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Area Of Specialization: Agricultural Geography, Agricultural value chains, Agricultural-related Transport Needs
Research Interests: Food safety, Gender and agriculture
ORCID ID: 0000-0002-3661-1749

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Publications

Referred Journals

  • Mbuthia, S. W., Kayi, C. and Wambugu, S. K. (2018). Constraints limiting profitable participation by small-scale banana farmers in Meru County, Kenya. International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications, 8 (7): 66-75 
  • Mbuthia, S. W., Wambugu, S. K. and Kayi, C. (2018). The spatio-temporal distribution of periodic banana markets in Meru County, Kenya. International Journal of Development, 8 (2): 19161-19164
  • Books and Books Chapters
  • Mbuthia, W. S. (2020). Banana Ripening in Kenya: Some Food Safety Concerns. In Kioo, J. & Njuguna, C. (eds) Food Safety, from Farm to Fork: Emerging and Re-emerging Issues. Cambridge Scholars Publishing

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

Conference Papers

  • May 2019: International Food Safety Conference at Kenyatta University, Kenya.Presentation topic – Banana Ripening in Kenya: Some Food Safety Concerns

Seminar Papers

  • July 2019: The 38th Kenyatta University Postgraduate Seminar. Presentation topic: Spatial Analysis of Constraints and Opportunities in Banana Value Chain in Meru County, Kenya

Research

  • 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

Conferences/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences Attended

  • May 2019: International Food Safety Conference at Kenyatta University, Kenya. Presentation topic – Banana Ripening in Kenya: Some Food Safety Concerns

Workshops Attended

  • 15-16 Dec 2020: Valuing Variability workshop (Virtual)
  • July-Aug.2019: Summer School at Naivasha, Kenya
  • October 2016: Self-archiving training by Kenyatta University.
  • February 2016: Proposal writing training by CIRCLE in Nairobi.
  • January 2016: Facilitated a Proposal Writing Workshop at the Department of Geography, Kenyatta University
  • July 2015: Scientific Writing Course by AWARD at ICIPE, Nairobi

Executive Dean

Dr. Richard M. Wafula 
Executive Dean School of Law, Arts and Social Sciences
 

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Dr. Tom Ratemo

Deputy Executive Dean


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