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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Florence

Title/Qualifications: PhD 
Department/Unit/Section:
Sociology, Gender and Development Studies 
Contact Address
: P.O. Box 6750 – 00300 GPO Nairobi, Kenya
Position:
Lecturer
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Area of Specialization:

  • Gender and Development Studies- Gender and Criminology

Research Interest:

  • Gender related research, training and advocacy, Gender transformation and social change, facilitating communities to enhance change in social norms that sustain Gender based violence and gender mainstreaming.

Publications

 Publications in Peer Reviewed Journals

  • M (2007) The locus of control orientation of battered women in  homes. LAP Lambert  Academic Publishing
  • M (2018) Women’s responses to gender based violence: Across cultures of Kenya. Vol1. Familiar tears (pg 19) , LAP lambert academic publishing
  • Odonkor E, Linnet Hamasi L; Muthoni M; Khau M; Mutiso M,(2016), GENDER IN WATER FINANCE”: Perspectives for a Paradigm Shift in Water Finance Management; vol 1,  INNOVATIVE WATER FINANCE IN AFRICA, A Guide for Water Managers: The Nordic African institute 
  • M & Ndungo.C (2018), Gendered language of the underworld/ crime (pg143). From Asmara 2000 To Nairobi 2014: Trends in African Languages and Literatures, Kenyatta University press.
  • Mwoma ,T., Kituko,J., Gitome,, Kahumbi, N., Ndegwa,P.,,  Muthoni M.& Bagelman, J. (2021) Role of traditional birth attendants in providing pre and postnatal care to mothers in refugee camps: a case of Ifo Camp Dadaab Kenya. Volume 7 Issue 3 International Journal of Pregnancy & Child Birth: Med Crave
  • Muthoni, M., Bagelman, J., Gitome, J., Ndegwa, P., Mwoma, T., Kituko, J. & Kahumbi, N. (2021). Placenta Disposal Rituals among Somali Refugees in Dadaab Camp. International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 10(6), 66-75.
  • Maina, N. K., Gitome, J., Bagelman, J., Mainah, M., Kituku, J. M., Mwoma, T., & Ndegwa, P. (2021). Family Planning as A Determining Factor in Preference to Traditional Birth Attendants (TBAs) Among Somali Community in Dadaab Refugee Camps, Kenya. European Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences1(6), 1-5. https://doi.org/10.24018/ejsocial.2021.1.6.126
  • Jacqueline Kituku,Teresa Mwoma, Nweton Kahumbi, Priscila Ndegwa, Muthoni Mainah, Jen Bagelman (2022). respectiful maternal care andby who? Perspectives of Somali community at IFO refugee camp, Dadaab,Kenya . MedCrave international journal of pregnancy and childbirth, vol 8 issue 1
  • Mugamb,M. K ., Mainah, M., & Masiga, C.(2022),Prevalence of Men and Women in Wildlife Management and Conservation and Sustainable Community Based Conservancies in Narok County, Kenya Article DOI: https://doi.org/10.37284/eajenr.5.1.69 ; East African Journal of Environment and Natural Resources eajenr.eanso.org Volume 5, Issue 1, 2022
  • F, Kendagor.R., Otieno.J, Njuguna.A, Obando.J, Obebo.F, Korir.J, Mainah.M, Makambi.S, Githuku .S, & Wawire.N,. (2023). Constraints to Women Economic Empowerment in the Manufacturing Sector in Kenya: Kenyatta University Women’s Economic Empowerment (KU-WEE)
  • Priscilla Ndegwa, Josephine Gitome, Muthoni Mainah, Teresa Mwoma, Jacqueline Kituku, Newton Kahumbi & Jennifer Bagelman( 2024) . Gender Differentiated Attitude Towards Cesarean Section: A Case of Somali Refugees in Dadaab, Kenya.  Acta Scientific Women's Health (ISSN: 2582-3205) Volume 6 Issue 2. The article can be accessed through the link  https://actascientific.com/ASWH/pdf/ASWH-06-0559.pdf. Acta Scientific Women's Health (ISSN: 2582-3205) Volume 6 Issue 2 February 2024

Conference Presentation

  • Dr Muthoni Mainah:Placenta Disposal Rituals among Somali Refugees in Dadaab Camp,UK online from Nairobi/kenya.4 th Feb 2021,GCRF
  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah:Challenges facing boy child in the 21st century in Nairobi/kenya.13-15th August 2009.African Universities conference
  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah:Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Kenyan prison. International conference on gender based violence (GBV):Nairobi /Kenya.Kenya 1st-3rd August 2012 International conference on gender based violence (GBV)
  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah:Locus of Control Orientation of Battered Women in Shelter Homes Hague/Netherlands, 6th -9th November 2015.3rd world women shelter conference.

Seminar Presentations

  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah:Dissemination of Gender and SGBV Policy 2014. Kenyatta university,4th March 2014
  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah:Women’s responses to gender based violence: Across cultures in Kenya: An ongoing research,Mombasa / Kenya ,August 2018,women impetus group
  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah: women entrepreneurs in public transport,samburu / kenya ,September 3rd 2017 Lopha sacco.

Workshops Presentations

  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah:Writers workshop by African studies association of the United Kingdom Dar-es-salaam/ Tanzania ,(17th - 18th February 2015)ASAUK
  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah :Life skill workshop. In- service seminar: Ministry of Education,Kenya Nairobi/Kenya( 11th- 12th march 2010)Kenya institute of education, Nairobi
  • Dr. Muthoni Mainah :EASTERN AFRICA REGIONAL WORKSHOP ON HIV/AIDS TOOLKIT: Tertiary Institutions Responding to the Pandemic.Nairobi/Kenya (27th June – 1st July 2006)Association of African universities AAU

Consultancies & Community Service 1989-2021

  • 2009: Monitoring,UNICEF Multi-Cluster Survey Indicator (MICS 4) in Mombasa formal and informal settlement
  • In 2016 :Capacity training nurses, police officers and general public in Borabu, Nyamira County Hope Foundation for Women in Africa,Eliminating gender disparity to create strong community, and to enhance understanding and empathy for persons dealing with SGBV victims.
  • 2019: facilitate the policy to KU staff and students Kenyatta University – Directorate of Gender and Women empowerment,Dissemination of Gender and SGBV Policy 2014 to the Kenyatta University staff and students
  • July 2021:Drafting of SEP,Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP),Stakeholder Engagement Plan July 2021
  • 2020/2021:Senior Gender Specialist for IGAD Drought Disaster Resilience and Sustainability Initiative (IDDRSI),Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) to build resilience for food and nutrition security in the Horn of Africa (HOA)
  • 2017:Capacity trained Embu, Meru and Kajiado county directors--Developed Budget Briefs for the same UN WOMEN, Gender Violence Recovery Center and UNiTE Gender Responsive Budget which includes gender based violence and developed gender responsive Budget Briefs for Embu, Meru and Kajiado Counties.
  • December 2018:capacity training Makueni county directors Makueni county Social development workshop- gender mainstreaming, interpersonal relationship, branding of a leader, anger and stress management and quality service delivery
  • 2015:facilitating research methods British institute of East Africa (BIEA). Advance research methods in social sciences

Paper Presentations:

  • Challenges facing boy child in the 21st century in Kenya. African Universities conference: Kenyatta University, Kenya 13-15th August 2009
  • Sexual and Gender Based Violence (SGBV) in Kenyan prison. International conference on gender based violence (GBV): Kenyatta University, Kenya 1st-3rd August 2012 ,Theme: Creating Safe Space: a multidisciplinary approach to GBV.
  • Gendered language of the underworld/ crime. International conference on African Language and literatures conference:Theme: From Asmara 2000 To Nairobi 2014: New Horizons and Trends in African Languages and Literatures. Kenyatta University,Kenya 6-8th August 2014
  • Women’s responses to gender based violence: Across cultures in Kenya: An ongoing research

 

DrBeth

Title/Qualifications: Dr. (Ph.D)
Department/Unit/Section:
Kiswahili and African Languages
Contact Address
: 43844-00100 Nairobi
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Position:
Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Kiswahili Language and Literature, Disability in Literature, Stylistics
Research Interests: Kiswahili Literature, Media and Communication
Google Scholar: ‪DR. BETH N. MUTUGU - ‪Google Scholar
ORCID ID: Beth Mutugu (0000-0002-0961-1516) - ORCID | Connecting Research and Researchers


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Publications

Refereed Journals

  • Mutugu, B.N (2023) Motifu ya Mawaidha katika Tawasifu ya Nasikia Sauti ya Mama (Ken Walibora) in  Mulika Journal   Vol  41 No. 1(2022) pp 97-109.
  • Mutugu, B. N. (2019) Taswira ya Ulemavu wa Akili kama Mtindo wa Uzinduzi wa Jamii: Usawiri wa Mzee Gae katika Riwaya ya Dunia Mti Mkavu ya S.A. Mohamed  in Kioo cha Lugha , Jarida la Taasisi ya Taaluma za Kiswahili (Journal  of the Institute of Kiswahili Studies). VOL .17 pp 132-150.
  • Mutugu, B. & Osore, M. (2019). Athari za Ulevi katika Mshikamano wa Kijamii: Uchanganuzi wa Wahusika Teule katika Riwaya ya Dunia Mti Mkavu (S. A. Mohamed) na Rosa Mistika (E. Kezilahabi), katika  Lugha na Fasihi katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano. (Wah) Kobia, Kandagor na Mwita (2019)  uk. 239-250. Eldoret: Moi University Press.

Books and Books Chapters

  • Mutugu, B. N.  (2023). Mke Mwana, in Mke Mwana na Hadithi Nyingine  (Wah) Kaui, T. & Mutugu, B., pp 103-116; Nairobi : Story Moja Publishers.
  • Mutugu, B.N. (2022). Oparesheni  Ghushi, in  Barua ya Mwishoo na Hadithi Nyingine  (Mh)  Babusa  H.   Pp  122-133,  Nairobi: Story Moja Publishers.
  • Mutugu, B.N. (2011). A Feministic Stylistic Approach to the Swahili Fiction of Ben Mtobwa (2011), in East African Literature : Essays on Written and Oral Literature, (Eds) Makhoha J. S., Kabaji E, & Dipio D. Berlin:Logos Verlag ISSN: 3832528164

Conference Presentations

  • Matumizi ya Mihadarati ni zao la Mazingira: Mfano wa Mhusika Haji katika Riwaya ya Dunia Mti Mkavu (S. A. Mohamed). International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) at Maasai Mara University.CHAKAMA  

     

  • Nafasi ya mwanamume katika Vifungu vyaUfahamu vya Kitabu cha Pili cha Wanafunzi cha Chemchemi’. International conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) at Lenana House, Nairobi.
  • Tabia ya Ubakaji Hubainisha Wanajamii Kijinsia:Uchunguzi wa Riwaya ya Dunia Uwanja wa Fujo na Kichwamaji (E. Kezilahabi)’ International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) at Karatina University.

  • Maonyesho ya Mitindo ya Mavazi na Mashindano ya Urembo: Fasihi Simulizi ya Kisasa?’ International conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA).
  • Maonyesho ya Mitindo  ya Mavazi na Mashindano ya Urembo: Fasihi Simulizi ya Kisasa? International conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). I presented a paper titled:
  • Mutugu, B. & Osore, M. (2019). Athari za Ulevi katika Mshikamano wa Kijamii: Uchanganuzi wa Wahusika Teule katika Riwaya ya Dunia Mti Mkavu (S. A. Mohamed) na Rosa Mistika (E. Kezilahabi), katika  Lugha na Fasihi katika Mshikamano wa Kitaifa na Uwiano. (Wah) Kobia, Kandagor na Mwita (2019)  uk. 239-250

Other Publications/ Awaiting Publication

  • Mutugu, B. (2021). Matumizi ya Mihadarati ni zao la Mazingira: Mfano wa Mhusika Haji katika Riwaya ya Dunia Mti Mkavu (S. A. Mohamed). CHAKAMA
  • Mutugu, B. N. (?). Motifu ya Mawaidha Katika Tawasifu ya Nasikia Sauti ya Mama (K. Walibora). (Mulika)
  • Mutugu B. N. (2021). Matumizi ya Tanzu za Fasihi Simulizi Katika Tawasifu ya Nasikia Sauti ya Mama (K. Walibora). CHAKITA
  • Munuku, A. Mutugu, B & Ngugi, P.  (2021). Kiswahili kwa Wanahabari: Kwa Vyuo vya Uanahabari na Mawasiliano. Dar es Salaam: TATAKI
  • Mutugu, B. N & Kaui, M. T  (Wah).  (2021): Diwani ya Mke Mwana na Hadithi Nyingine. Nairobi: Storymoja Publishers.-

Research

  • Mutugu, B. (2019). Taswira za Ulemavu kama Mtindo katika Riwaya Teule za Said Ahmed Mohamed na Euphrase Kezilahabi . Ph. D  Thesis
  • Mutugu,  B. (2001). Makosa ya Kileksia  katika Insha na Chanzo Chake: Uchunguzi wa Shule Tano za Upili Wilayani Kiambu. M.A. Thesis .

Conferenced/Workshops/Seminars Attended

Conferences

  • 19th February 2021- Virtual Conference Organized by CHAKITA (Kenya) entitled Kiswahili na Siasa Barani Afrika.
  • 7th- 8th November 2019- International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA) at Maasai Mara University. I presented a paper titled: ‘Matumizi ya Mihadarati ni Zao la Mazingira: Mfano wa Mhusika Haji katika Riwaya ya Dunia Mti Mkavu (S.A. Mohamed)’
  • 8th- 9th August 2019- International Conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) at Karatina University. I presented a Paper titled: ‘Tabia ya Ubakaji Hubainisha Wanajamii Kijinsia:Uchunguzi wa Riwaya ya Dunia Uwanja wa Fujo na Kichwamaji (E. Kezilahabi)’
  • 15th – 16th  October 2015- International Conference organized by  Chama cha Kiswahili cha Afrika Mashariki (CHAKAMA)  at the Mount Kenya University (MKU), Thika.
  • 21st- 23rd August 2013- International conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) at the Catholic University of Eastern Africa (CUEA). I presented a paper titled: ‘Maonyesho ya Mitindo ya Mavazi na Mashindano ya Urembo: Fasihi Simulizi ya Kisasa?’
  • 10th- 12th 2011- International conference organized by Chama cha Kiswahili cha Taifa (CHAKITA) at Lenana House, Nairobi. I presented a paper titled ‘Nafasi ya mwanamume katika Vifungu vyaUfahamu vya Kitabu cha Pili cha Wanafunzi cha Chemchemi’.

Workshops Attended

  • 15th June 2020- 13th July 2020- Virtual Onsite Training Workshop on Research and Grants Management – organized by the Southern African Research and Innovation Management Association (SARIMA).
  • 22nd February 2019- Training Workshop  For Trainer of Trainers (TOT) For Staff Mentors & Facilitators Growing Leaders Programme organized by  The Directorateof Career and Development & Mentorship Programmes at the Business and Students Centre , Kenyatta University.
  • 24th-26th June 2013 – Workshop on Evaluation on Teaching Methodology and Pedagogy  in Higher Education organized by the Centre of Excellence, Kenyatta University.
  • March  2013- Workshop For Trainer of Trainers (TOT) on Drug and Substance Abuse for Staff mentors Organized by The Directorate of Mentorship Programme, at  Kenyatta University, Mombasa Campus

Seminars Attended

  • 9th December 2019 - Attended a Post –Graduate Seminar for the Ph. D graduands at the 47th  Graduation Ceremony of Kenyatta University.
  • 30th September 2015- Attended a Seminar facilitated by Prof. Austin Bukenya on ‘Effective Strategies of Teaching Literature’. The seminar was organized by the Kiswahili Department, Kenyatta University.
  • 23rd March 2013- Kenyatta University student mentors retreat at KFEET centre, Karura which was organized by the Mentoring Directorate of Kenyatta University
  • 26th September 2011- A seminar for staff mentors organized by the the Mentoring Programme Directorate of Kenyatta University at the Business Centre, Kenyatta University.
james

Title/Qualifications: :PhD (Economic Geography), M.A Geography, PGDE, B.A (1st Class Hons.)
Department/Unit/Section: Geography, Mombasa Campus
Contact Address: 16778, 80100, Mombasa
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Position: Lecturer
Area of Specialization: Economic and Industrial Geography, Agricultural Geography, Education, Research Methods
Research Interests: Food security/ Insecurity, Industries such as the flower industry, Gender and trade/industries, Education such as academic performance vs discipline  
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Publications

Referred Journals

  • Kathuri N.J, Kisovi, L.M Obando. J.A (2020) Socio-Economic Determinants of Food Insecurity at Household Level in Makueni County, Kenya In IJSRP Volume 10, Issue 7, July 2020 edition. http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0720.php?rp=P10310227 DOI 10.29322/IJSRP.10.07.2020.p10310
  • Kathuri, N.J, Obando, J.A & Kisovi, M.L (2020) Household Coping and Adaptive Strategies Undertaken by Households to Enhance Food Security in Makueni County, Kenya Published in ‘The IJHSS’ Journal, Volume VIII, Issue 6, June, 2020 DOI No.: 10.24940/theijhss/2020/v8/i6/HS2006-066
  • Co-Author of Climatic, Social-Economic, and Heath Factors Affecting Human Vulnerability to Cholera in the Lake Victoria Basin, East Africa In AMBIO Vol. 36 No 1 2007 (Online)

Books and Books Chapters

  • Kathuri N. James (2011) Feminization of Labour in the 21st Century Flower Industry in Africa -ISBN/ISSN Reference No.   978-3-8454- 1676-2

  • Kathuri N. James and Juma Josphat (2007) Slum Education: Making low-income schools relevant - ISBN/ISSN Reference No. 9966 9834 6 5

  • Opondo, M, Dolan, C, Wendoh, S and Kathuri N.J (2007) Gender and Employment: Participatory Social Auditing in Kenya: In Kindon, S, Pain, R, and Kesby, M.  Participatory Action Research- Approaches and Methods: Connecting People, Participation and Place. ISBN/ISSN Reference No. 0-203-93367-2 3

  • Kathuri N. James (2004).  The flower Industry in Africa: The case of Kenya.  In Shikwati J. Reclaiming Africa: ISBN/ISSN Reference No.  9966983430 - 2004

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

Conference Papers

  • Kathuri N. James: Dos and Don’ts in Putting Africa on the Development Map. Presented at the Africa Resource Bank Meeting in Kunduchi Beach Hotel and Resort, Tanzania 11th -14th November 2007 Sponsored by IREN Kenya
  • Kathuri N.James:  Strategies of creating a Better Africa’: Presented at the East African Media Training Conference, Panafric Hotel , Nairobi, Kenya 14th – 19th 2007 Sponsored by IREN Kenya

Student Co-authored Publications

Other Publications

Articles published online:  

Raphael

Title/Qualifications: PhD, 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 
Area of Specialization: Biogeography, Environment and Society, and Social geography
Research Interests: Natural Resource Conflict Mediation, Agriculture and Indigenous Knowledge, Climate Change Adaptation

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Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

Participation/Attendance Of Conferences/Workshops

  • Speaker at the ‘Environmental Dimensions of Conflict in the Middle East and Beyond (EDCM)’ October 8, 2020 (virtual).
  • Panelist at the ‘youth for the tropics’ workshop on 12th August 2020 (virtual) https://www.akademisains.gov.my/asm-focus/youth-for-the-tropics-webinar-sessions-in-celebration-of-international-youth-day/
  • Non-elite environmentalism in the global context workshop in Narok, Kenya, 24 October, 2019 
  • East African Capacity Building Workshop on Drought Monitoring and Forecasting at UNECA in Addis Ababa-Ethiopia, 8-10 October 2019
  • Annual Research Forum as part of the Leading Integrated Research for Agenda 2030 in Africa (LIRA 2030 Africa) at Université Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar-Senegal, 24-29 March, 2019
  • Launch of RESSA project at Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) in Kumasi-Ghana, 28-29 June, 2018
  • Inception workshop for a project on Building Research Capacity for Water and Food Security in arid lands of Sub-Saharan Africa (BRECcIA) at the University of Southampton- UK, November 2017
  • Pathways for Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) workshop at London School of Economics, London-UK, February 2015
  • Qualitative research training workshop in Lillestrom, Norway, April 2014
  • Laureate in the Democratic governance Institute in Dakar, Senegal, August 2013
  • Experiential learning course in Nicaragua, March 2013
  • Research Exchange programme at the University of Copenhagen-Denmark, September-December 2012 & April 2014
  • Proposal Writing Workshop on Neglected and Underutilized Species (NUS) of Plants, in Lilongwe, Malawi, June 2012
  • Society for Conservation GIS Advanced ArcGIS training from at the ESRI Eastern Africa, Nairobi, 2011
  • Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development (RCRCD), Nairobi, attained a certificate in ArcGis 1 and 2, April 2007

 

 Presentation Of  Papers at   Academic and Professional   Conferences

  • Kweyu R & Wamalwa H, Katulu Social Innovation in Kenya, Joint Nordic Conference on Development Research at Copenhagen Business School in Copenhagen-Denmark, 27-28 June 2019
  • Kweyu R & Wamalwa H, Evaluation of Livelihoods Impact of Climate Variability Adaptation Programs, International Interdisciplinary Conference at Kyambogo University in Kampala-Uganda, August 2017
  • Kweyu R, Thenya T, Kiemo K, Emborg J, Micro-Geopolitics and conflict hotspots in the Rift valley, Kenya (1967-2014), Australian Political Studies Association (APSA) Annual conference at   (video conferencing)
  • Kweyu R, Climate governance; can devolution assist the marginalized to adapt to climate? The Economic Justice Institute of CODESRIA in Maputo-Mozambique, June 2017
  • Kweyu R, Eleucine coracana Yield Estimation: Integrating Remote Sensing and Farm Management Practices in Busia-Kenya, University of Nairobi- Kenya, October 2015
  • Kweyu R, Ethnicity in the forest 1967-2014, Post Graduate conference on History & Environment at the History Department in the University of   Dar-es Salaam, Tanzania, August 2015

 Convening and  Coordinating  Conferences/ Seminars

  • Main speaker in a seminar on Ethnicity and Peaceful Election hosted by Nairobi University Agriculture Students Association, 26th May 2017 

Research   And  Publications

Refereed Publications

  • Simiyu, S. N., Kweyu, R. M, Antwi-Agyei, P., & Adjei, K. A. (2020). Barriers and opportunities for cleanliness of shared sanitation facilities in low-income settlements in Kenya. BMC Public Health, 20(1), 1-12.
  • Antwi-Agyei P, Dwumfour-Asare, B, Adjei, K, Kweyu, R, Simiyu, S. (2020). Understanding the Barriers and Opportunities for Effective Management of Shared Sanitation in Low-Income Settlements- The case of Kumasi, Ghana, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 4528; doi:10.3390/ijerph17124528.
  • Kweyu, R. M, Thenya, T., Kiemo, K., & Emborg, J. (2020). The nexus between land cover changes, politics and conflict in Eastern Mau forest complex, Kenya, Applied Geography, 114, 102115.
  • Mugambi, J. M., Kagendo, J., Kweyu, M, & Mbuvi, M. T. E. (2020). Influence of Community Forest Association Activities on Dryland Resources Management: Case of Kibwezi Forest in Kenya. Management, 5(3), 119-128.
  • Laura, A., Kweyu, R. M, & Thomas, K. (2020). The Nexus Between Community Participation In Conservation And Land Cover Change In Kakamega Forest, Kenya. Mugla Sitki Kocman University Journal of Social Sciences, 5(9).
  • Ogutu FA, Kimata DM, Kweyu RM. (2020). Partnerships for sustainable cities as options for improving solid waste management in Nairobi city. Waste Management & Research. November 2020. doi:10.1177/0734242X20967735
  • Ogutu, F. A., Kimata, D. M., & Kweyu, R.  (2020). A critique on sustainable cities waste management predicaments; case of Nairobi City, Kenya. Journal of Applied Sciences and Environmental Management, 24(10), 1801-1810.
  • Mugambi, J. M., Kagendo, J., Kweyu, M., & Mbuvi, M. T. E. (2020). Effects of Leasehold on Community Forest Association Benefits in Dryland Resources Management: A Case Study of Kibwezi Forest in Kenya. Asian Journal of Geographical Research, 37-47.
  • Kweyu, K. Kiemo, T. Thenya, J. Emborg & C. Gamborg. (2019). Spatial and Political Factors in Forest Resource Conflicts: The Eastern Mau Forest Case 1992–2014, Society & Natural Resources, 32:11, 1276-1292, DOI: 10.1080/08941920.2019.1620899
  • Kweyu R. (2019). Save the Mau through peace: Integrating Mediation in forest management. Policy https://www.slu.se/globalassets/ew/org/andra-enh/uadm/global/agrifose/outputs/briefs/ilri2020/raphael-kweyu_final-policy-brief.pdf
  • Kweyu, R. M. (2018). Finger Millet (Eleucine coracana) Yield Estimation: Integrating Remote Sensing and Farm Management Practices in Busia-Kenya, Africa Environmental Review Journal, 3(1), 143-152
  • Ogutu F, Kimata D, Kweyu R (2018). Factors Affecting the Use of Environmental Values and Ethics in Solid Waste Management Management in Nairobi County, International Journal of Environmental and Health Sciences, 1 (1), 2018
  • Ogutu F, Kimata D, Kweyu R (2018). Essence of Environmental Governance in Solid Waste Management: A Spatial Analysis of the unplanned Dumpsites in Nairobi County, African Research Journal of Education and Social Sciences, 5(2), 2018
  • Ogutu, F. A., Kimata, D. & Kweyu, R. (2018). The role of institutions in SWM in Nairobi County using environmental SWM policy frameworks for sustainable waste management. International Academic Journal of Social Sciences and Education, 2(1), 158-167
  • Kweyu, R. (2017). Can Devolution assist Kenyan Marginalized communities to adapt to climate? CODESRIA Bulletin No.3&4 2017
  • 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

Papers In Conference Proceedings

Books

  • 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

Chapter  In Books

  • Kweyu, R., Thenya, T., Emborg, Jens & Kagombe, J., (2018). Forest Related Conflicts: Management and Capacity Building. Forest Resources Utilization, Livelihoods and Conflicts: Synthesis of research under the "Stabilizing Kenya Through Solving Forest Related Conflicts project" (STAKE) 2012-2016. Wahome, R., Thenya, T., Vindelov, V. & Emborg, J. (eds.). Lambert Academic Publishing, p. 90-91 
  • Kweyu, R., Thenya, T., Emborg, Jens & Kagombe, J. (2018). Policy on conflict resolution in Kenya: Forest Related Conflicts - Management and Capacity Building. Forest Resources Utilization, Livelihoods and Conflicts: Synthesis of research under the "Stabilizing Kenya Through Solving Forest Related Conflicts project" (STAKE) 2012-2016. Wahome, R., Thenya, T., Vindelov, V. & Emborg, J. (eds.). Lambert Academic Publishing, p. 117-123
  • Kagombe,J, Kweyu, R  and Thenya, T (2018). Capacity building on participatory Forest management & Conflict management Courses in Wahome, R, Thenya T, Vindelov V, Emborg J.  (Eds). 2018.  Forest Resources Utilization, Livelihoods and Conflicts: Synthesis of research under the “Stabilizing Kenya Through Solving Forest Related Conflicts project” (STAKE) 2012-2016 , Saarbrücken, Germany: Lambert Academic publishers.
Cleniece  

Title/Qualifications :PhD
Department/Unit/Section: Geography
Contact Address: 43844-00100 Nairobi
Position: Lecturer
Email Address:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Area of Specialization: Medical Geography, Environmental Health
Research Interests: Applications of Geographical Information Systems, Remote Sensing in Resource Management, Water and sanitation

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Publications

Referred Journals

  • D.Karwitha and J. Mahiri (2020) Women Participation on Rotating Savings and Credit Associations for Community Development In Muthara Division, Kenya .(IOSR-JHSS) Volume 25, Issue 5, Series. 2 (May. 2020) 40-50 e-ISSN: 2279-0837, p-ISSN: 2279-0845
  • Mahiri J. and Monheim H. (2018) Adoption and sustainable use of Solar Water Disinfection(SODIS): Influence of persuasion factors and attributes of the innovation ACUHIAM Vol.2, no. 2
  • Mahiri J., Monheim H., Kagermeier A., Kage F., Otieno J.,(2016) Effectiveness of solar water disinfection(SODIS) in the control of diarrhoea among slum dwellers: A case study of Kibera slum, Nairobi Kenya, African health sciences journal pr

Books and Books Chapters

  • Mahiri J. (2012) Spatial Analysis of Solar Water Disinfection and Household water Management in the slums: A case study of Kibera slum, Nairobi Kenya. Published by Dr. Kovoc Publishers, Hamburg Germany.

Conference/Workshops/Seminar Papers

  • Application of remote sensing in crop production in Kenya and Tanzania, Nairobi, Kenya. 2016
  • Qualitative and quantitative research methods Nairobi, Kenya. 2016
  • Data collection using poimapper Nairobi, Kenya. 2014
  • Research methods and proposal Development Vicres Kampala Uganda, 2014

Conference Papers

  • Mahiri J. (2010). Acceptability and sustainability of solar water disinfection (SODIS) in Kibera slums. A paper presented at EAWAG conference Zurich Switzerland, June, 2013
  • Mahiri J. (2010) Adoption rate and sustainability of SODIS in slums of Nairobi. A paper presented at HWTS strategy workshop in Kisumu Kenya, September, 2012

Workshops Papers

  • Mahiri J. (2010) Adoption rate and sustainability of SODIS in slums of Nairobi. A paper presented at HWTS strategy workshop in Kisumu Kenya, September, 2012

Student Co-authored Publications

  • Mahiri J. and Omondi S.(2020) Environmental impact assessment in refugee settlement in Dadaab refugee camp, Garisa county, Kenya. Report.
  • Mahiri J. and Kiiti M.(2020) Determinants of modern box hives adoption in Kitui County, Kenya International Journal of Education and Research Vol. 8 No. 10 October 2020

Funded Projects

  • -Women researchers of Kenya Research Grant 2016/2017
  • Twaweza Kenya research grant, April 2015- march 2016
  • Catholic Academic Exchange Service(KAAD) PhD scholarship, 2008- 2012
  • University of Trier PhD Research grant, 2009 
  • VDK-Forderfonds for PhD thesis publication Award, 2011

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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