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Reg No.

Student Name

Level of Study

Name of Academic Supervisor

Thesis/Proposal Research Title

ND11/0113/04

Mark NdundaMutinda

PhD

Prof A. A. Aboud,

Inventory Management and Rehabilitation of Vulnerable Key Pastoral and Agro- Pastoral Resources in Baringo County

NM11/2255/08

Samuel OkothOndeng

Msc

Prof A. A. Aboud, Dr. J.O. Ogendo

Peri Urban Agri-Silviculture for Improved Food Security in the Municipality of Nakuru, Kenya

NM11/2179/08

Jesse Omondi Owino

Msc

Dr. E.K. Maranga, Prof A.A. Aboud

Effects of Livestock and Wildlife Grazing on Botanical Composition of ChlorisroxburghianainChyullu Hills National Park, Kenya

Margaret SyomitiMutenge

PhD

Dr. E.K. Maranga, Dr. G.O. Obwoyere

Evaluation of Drought Resilient feed resources and local climate change adaptation strategies in marginal areas of Kenya

NM11/1465/05

Gilbert MborokiKiambi

Msc.

Prof. A.A. Aboud, Prof. M. Karachi

The role of stock friends in preventing alleviation; The Case of Ngomeni Community in Mwingi District Kenya

ND11/0156/05

Nelson Tanui Maara

PhD

Prof M. Karachi,

Use and propagation of selected medicinal plants in Eldama Ravine and Esageri Divisions of Koibatek District, Kenya

NM11/2191/08

Ann GithaigaNyambura

Msc.

Dr. J. Mironga

Assessing the interactions of the Black Rhino (DicerosbicornisMichaeliGraves 1997), the Giraffe (Giraffe Camelopardis) and the Elephant (Loxodanta Africana)in habitat utilization in Tsavo West National Park, Kenya. A Case Study

ND11/0332/12

David Langat

PhD

Prof. K.N. Ondimu, Prof. A.A. Aboud

Evaluation of Socio-economic importance of Forest Resource to Local Communities in East Mau Forest, Kenya.

NM11/2034/08

Wilson L. Oeleleboo

Msc.

Prof. A.A. Aboud,Dr G.O. Obwoyere

Status of Human/Wildlife Conflicts and Effectivenessof the Remedial Measures in Tsavo West National Park and Adjacent Areas, Kenya

NM11/2189/08

George Kimathikobia

Msc.

Prof A.A. Aboud, Prof. K.N. Ondimu

Assessment of Water Users Association in the Effective Management of Closed Water Distribution Systems

NM11/1935/07

Mohammed Shibia

Msc.

Prof M. Karachi,

Effects of Grazing Management on Forage Production and Rangeland Condition in the Il Ngwesi Group Ranch, Laikipia North District

NM11/1584/05

Jafford N. Rithaa

Msc.

Prof M. Karachi

Germination and Storage Characteristics of Fine Indigenous Fruit Trees and Two Shrubs Seeds in Meru South District, kenya

NM11/2268/08

Henry Thiong'oKaranja

Msc.

Dr. C.M. M'erimba Dr. G.O. Obwoyere

AnEcological Evaluation of the Status of Tsavo River and Mzima Springs in the Tsavo West National Park, Kenya.

NM11/1066/03

Joseph KipkorirSigi

Msc.

Prof M. Karachi

Assessment of Forest Structure, Regeneration and Biomass Accumulation of Replanted Mangroves in kenya

NM11/2482/09

Samuel Osee Ochieng

Msc.

Prof. M. Karachi

Assessing the Feasibility of Forest Concession in Koibatek and MajiMazuri Forest

NM11/1989/07

Wanjala F.M.

Msc.

Prof M. Karachi, Dr. G.O Obwoyere

An Assessment of the Efficiency of Cooking Devices and Wood Fuel Utilization Patterns in Likia Village Njoro, Kenya

NM11/1999/07

Joseph Okotto-Okoto

Msc.

Dr. G.O. Obwoyere, Dr. J.M. Mirongai

Spatial temporal changes of Land cover Types in Response to Anthropogenic & Hydrodynamic Drivers in Nyando Wetlands, Kenya

NM11/2464/09

CarolyneBusuru

Msc.

Prof. M. Karachi, Dr. G.O. Obwoyere

Propagation and Regeneration of the African cherry (Prunus Africana) in Kakamega Forest of Western Kenya.

NM11/2442/09

StanslausMasilaNgula

Msc.

The Potential of Road Runoff Harvesting as an Adaptive Strategy to Climate Change in Marginal Areas of Kenya: The Comparative Study of Lare Area in Nakuru and Kaloleni in Coast Province

NM11/2551/09

Bonface M. Nduma

Msc.

Dr G.O. Obwoyere

Assessing the Effects of Urban Dairy Farmingon the Environment and its Implications on Decent Work in Nakuru Municipality, Kenya

Bachelor Of Catering And Hotel Management

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Rationale
Hotel sector is one of the fastest growing sectors of the Kenya‗s economy. It now requires
an astute business mind, creative management and stunning interests to fully explore and
appropriate its socio- economic prospects. The Bachelor of Catering and Hotel
Management degree brings to aspirants opportunity to be part of the global leadership in
Hotel and Catering sector. Currently Hotel and catering courses are mainly offered by
tertiary colleges at certificate and diploma levels. This degree programme will therefore
provide an immediate opportunity to those students who graduate from these colleges.
This programme is unique in that it covers all areas of hospitality that is an important
component in the tourism industry, the fastest growing sector. The Kenyan Hotel industry
is a dynamic sector that is growing fast and this programme targets to train those
interested in a career in the Hotel industry. Trainees will be expected to specialize in
either Hotel management or Catering. The stake holders recommended that there is need
to include courses in marketing and course emphasizing on human morals. Further it was
evident that there was need to introduce more foreign languages other than French. The
career opportunities include:- Food and Beverage management, Catering management,
Hotel or Resort management, Front Office management, Resident management, Property
Management and Meetings Consultant or Resort Supervisor,.
 
Programme Objective
The aim of Bachelor of Catering and Hotel Management programme is to produce
professionals with firm academic and practical orientation in the Hotel industry.
Specifically the programme will: Allow the students to develop competence in general
Hotel management. Prepare students to effectively work as front office officer, guest
relation officer, reservation agent, and cashier and night auditor. Enable Students learn
how to plan, cost & prepare a large variety of dishes. Prepare students to supervise dry-cleaning plants & house-keeping operations in hotels, hospitals & institutions. Expose
students to all types of restaurant service, bar operations & food & wine knowledge.
Prepare students for supervisory responsibility in food & beverage operations and ability
to carry out independent research in respective discipline.
 
Admission Requirements
All candidates admitted to the degree programme of Bachelor of Catering and Hotel
Management BCHM. must satisfy the minimum common entrance requirements as
stipulated by the Egerton University Statutes. EITHER KCSE certificate with a minimum
aggregate of C+ and a minimum of C in both Mathematics and English/Kiswahili. OR 4.2
Be a holder of KACE certificate with a minimum of two principal passes and subsidiary
pass With a minimum of credit pass in Mathematics at KCE OR 4.3 Be a holder of a
diploma in a relevant discipline with a credit pass from an institution recognized by
university senate. ORBe a holder of any equivalent qualification recognized by the
university senate. 4.5 Based on senate approved guidelines, candidates may be allowed to
transfer up to 30% of credit factors from a related diploma course.
 
Course Structure and Duration
The Bachelors of Catering and Hotel degree programme takes FOURacademic years for
full time students. Part-time students may be allowed to cover the programme within
EIGHT academic years. In order to fulfill the graduation requirements for Bachelor of
Catering and Hotel Management Degree, candidates are required to take and pass at least
all courses done.
The course codes are four capital letters namely; BCHM standing for Bachelor of
Catering and Hotel Management, followed by three digits. The first digit indicates year or
level the course is offered i.e. 1, 2, 3, and 4. Second digit indicates the nature of sub-discipline of the course within the discipline. Levels 0 - General BCHM courses 1 -Accounting courses 2 - Marketing courses 3 - Hotel Courses 4 - Catering courses. Third
digit indicates the sequencing of the course.
 
Examination regulations
All examinations for the B Sc. in Catering and Hotel management shall be conducted in
accordance with examination regulations as stipulated in Egerton University Statute
XXVIII.
 
Grading
The grading of examination for B Sc. in Catering and Hotel managementshall be in
accordance with Egerton University Statute XXVIII.
 
Graduation Requirements
To graduate with a B Sc. in Catering and Hotel management a student shall be required to
take and pass all required courses within the stipulated time.
 
Degree Classification
The classification for B Sc.Catering and Hotel management shall be in accordance with
Egerton University Statute XXVIII for undergraduate students.

Mr. Benjamin Sosi,

 

Mr. Benjamin Sosi,
Egerton University
Department of Natural Resource Management
Faculty of Environment and Resources Development,
P. O. Box 536, Njoro Kenya
Tel:+254 724 448 277)
Email: sosibenja@gmail.com
Born 1984 In Gucha District, Kenya

EDUCATION

2003- 2007

University Of Nairobi, Kenya

Bachelor Of Science (In Geology)

2008 - 2010

University Of Nairobi, Kenya

Master Of Science (In Geology)

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Field Of Specialization: Hydrogeology and Groundwater Resources Management
Msc. Thesis Title: Hydraulic Characterization of the Kabatini Aquifer, Upper Lake Nakuru Basin, Kenya rift, Using Geophysical and Pumping Test Data

WORK EXPERIENCE

April 2008 – April 2009

Hydrologist II – Ministry Of Water & Irrigation – Nairobi

May 2009 – June 2010

Geologist II – Ministry Of Water & Irrigation – Nairobi

Sept. 2011 – Dec. 2012

Lecturer – Kenya Water Institute

Jan 2013 to date

Assistant Lecturer – Egerton University

KEY PROJECTS

July 2009 to Aug. 2009

Long Rains Assessment Project: Implication to Food Security Situation (Ijara, Lamu & Tana River Districts, Kenya) – Ministry Of Northern Kenya And Arid Lands Development) - 2009

Aug 2007 –Sept. 2007

Hydrogeological Survey Project of Kisaju area under Jamii Bora Housing Project: Kajiado District

UNDER REVIEW FOR PUBLICATION

1

Hydraulic Characterization of the Kabatini Aquifer, Upper Lake Nakuru Basin, Kenya rift, Using Geophysical and Pumping Test Data

2

Ezekiel Cheboi and Benjamin Sosi – Hydrogeologic Characterization of the Njoro River Catchment, Lake Nakuru Basin, Kenya.

AREA OF INTERESTS

Non – Renewable Energy Resources

Mr. Nicholas K. W. Ole Kaikai

 

Mr. Nicholas K. W. Ole Kaikai, MSC. Natural Resource Management
Chief  Technician   Department of Natural Resources
Faculty of Environment and Resource Development,
Egerton University
P. O. Box 536- 20115 Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254 – 0735 255 091
Email: nolekaikai@yahoo.com

EDUCATION

2008

Msc. Natural Resources Management

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

1993

B.Sc Animal Production

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

1986

Diploma in Range Management

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Range Management/Range Science/Rangeland Ecology, Livestock Production/Pastoral Production Systems/Pastoralism, Plant Ecology, Vegetation Description and Analysis, Plant Taxonomy and Dendology (Forestry ), Herbarium Techniques and Preparation, Community Conservation and Wildlife Interfaces.

WORK EXPERIENCE

1986 -1996

Technical Range Officer, Livestock Production Officer 1- M.O.A.L Dev. G.O.K

1996 To Date

Senior Technologist, Natural Resource Department - Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya

1992 - 1994

District Range Management Officer, Ministry of Livestock Development, Narok District, Kenya

1994 -1996

District Livestock Marketing Officer, Taita-taveta District, Kenya

KEY PROJECTS

1986 -1992

Technical Officer For T & V Extension Project, NEP Projects Or Livestock Production, Southern Range Lands, Livestock Marketing Projects, Narok District, Kenya

1994 - 1996

Danida – T-Tap Projects Extension Officer For Livestock Production , Taita – Kenya.

2012 to date

Influence of Westernization on Maasai Water Resources Management and Governance in Narok District (Internally Funded Research Project – Egerton University Research Division

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1 2.

Ogendi, G.M, Morara, R., Ole Kaikai, N.K. (2012). The Influence Of Westernization on Maasai Water Resources Management in Kenya. UNESCO- HI, BOOK PROJECT, Springer Journal Publication.
Authored one book and three publications by 2015

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Livestock Production And Pastoral Production Systems, Pastoralism and Food Security, Community-Based Natural Resource Management and Livelihoods, Communal Land Tenure, Common Pool Resources Governance and the Commons Administration, Protected Areas Management Effectiveness and Governance, Documenting Lessons Learnt, Capacity Building, Development of Best Practices and Policy Issues in protected areas Planning and Management.

 

 

Dr. Bernard K. Kirui, PhD

Dr. Bernard K. Kirui, PhD

Bernard K. Kirui, PhD
Department of Natural Resources,
Faculty of Environment and Natural Resources Development,
Egerton University
P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254 - 722 985 542
Email: bkkirui@egerton.ac.ke, kiruib@yahoo.com

1.0 EDUCATION

2012

Post-doc Fellow - Mangrove Ecology

University of Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

2008

Ph.D., Mangrove Ecology

Edinburgh Napier University, UK

2004

MSc, Natural Resource Management

Egerton University, Kenya

2000

B.Sc. Environmental Science

Kenyatta University, Kenya

2.0 FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Forest Ecology, Intertidal Ecology (Mangroves), Biodiversity and Ecosystem function,

3.0 WORK EXPERIENCE

May 2015- Present

Chair- Department of Natural Resources, Egerton University

Feb. 2013- Present.

Lecturer: Department of Natural Resources, Egerton University.

June 2009-Feb.2013

Research Officer, Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute.

July 2004- July 2010

Co-Principle Investigator: Earth-watch Mangrove forests of Kenya Expedition Project

4.0 KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

2013 - 2015

Biodiversity loss effect on mangrove forest provisioning of goods and services ; Case Study of Tana River Delta, Kenya . Funded by International Foundation for Science (IFS)

2011-2012

Effects of Climate change related factors on mangrove forest provisioning of goods and services ; Case Study of Tana River Delta, Kenya. Funded by Africa Climate Change Fellowship Programme (ACCFP)

2005-2007

Biodiversity and recovery of ecosystem functions in replanted mangroves at Gazi bay Kenya. Funded by Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association MARG 1

5.0 RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1

Tarus, G. Kirui, K.B. Obwoyere, G.O. Impacts of Forest Management on Soil Carbon Fluxes in Eastern Mau Forest, Kenya. Africa Journal of Ecology. DOI: 10.1111/aje.12571

2

Wambugu, E.W., G.O Obwoyere, Kirui, B. K., (2018). Effect of forest management approach on household economy and community participation in conservation: A case of Aberdare Forest Ecosystem, Kenya. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation 10 (4), 172-184

3

Wekesa, C. E.K. Maranga, Kirui, B.K., G.M. Muturi, M Gathara. (2018). Interactions between native tree species and environmental variables along forest edge-interior gradient in fragmented forest patches of Taita Hills, Kenya. Forest Ecology and Management 409, 789-798

6.0 COURSES CURRENTLY TEACHING

Course Code

Course Title

NARE 841

Analytical Methods in Research

GEOG 703

Quantitative techniques in geography

NARE 700

Seminar on natural resources Management

NARE 445

Management of Aquatic ecosystems

NARE 104

Introduction to Conservation Management

7.0 POSTGRADUATE SUPERVISION (to completion)

S/No

Name

Thesis title

Level

Graduating year

1

Simon Macharia

Fishery Stock assessment in the Eastern Rift Valley Freshwater Lakes (Naivasha and Baringo) in Kenya

PhD

2015

2

Wambugu Elizabeth

Evaluation of Ecosystem services and Socio-economic Factors to Enhance Community Participation in Forest Management in Arberdare Forest, Kenya’

PhD

2017

3

Wekesa Chemuku

Effects Of Forest Fragmentation On Forest Cover Change, Tree Species Diversity And Carbon Stock In Taita Hills

PhD

2018

Abraham Barsosio

Effects Of Mining On Composition, Diversity And Local Uses Of Woody Vegetation In Kerio Valley, Kenya

Msc

2015

5

Doris Cherop

An Assessment Of Socioeconomic Factors And Ecology Of Fishery In Lake Baringo

Msc

2017

6

Geroge Tarus

Comparison Of Soil Carbon Stocks And Fluxes In Different Management Regimes In Eastern Mau Forest Reserve, Kenya

Msc

2017

5

Beryl Achieng’ Obodi

The Ecology Of Ombeyi Wetland And Livelihood Dynamics Of The Local Communities In Nyando Sub County

Msc

2018

7

Marlyn Omondi

Local Governance Systems, Attitudes And Perceptions Supporting Management Of The Mangrove Ecosystem In Vanga, Kenya

Msc

2016

8

Lilian Mwongeli

Evaluation of Personal Protective Equipment Utilization in Construction Industry in Mombasa County

Msc

2016

9

Caroline Busuru

Propagation And Regeneration Of The African Cherry, Prunus Africana (Hook.F.) Kalkm. In Kakamega Forest Kenya

Msc

2018

Recent Professional training courses attended

16th-20th April 2018.

Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) for Mapping of Forest Degradation and Deforestation. Regional Center for Remote Sensing and Resource Survey. Nairobi Kenya.

5th – 7th March, 2018

Professional Development Course on Ecosystem Services for Poverty Alleviation. Kenyatta University. Nairobi, Kenya

27th - 30th July 2015

Regional training on Remote Sensing and GIS in Coastal and Marine Ecosystems Management (Kenya, Tanzania, Mozambique and Madagascar). Regional Center for Remote Sensing and Resource Survey. Nairobi Kenya.

Lucy Mariera

 

Lucy Naisianoi Mariera. MSc
Egerton University
Faculty of Environment and Resources Development,
Department of Natural Resources,
P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya
Mobile: +254 – 0722271276
Email: lucymariera@gmail.com
Websites:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
1. EDUCATION LEVEL

2018

Master of Science Food Nutrition and Dietetics

Egerton University, Kenya

2012

BSc. Food Nutrition and Dietetics

Egerton University, Kenya.

1999

Higher National Diploma Institutional Management

The Kenya Polytechnic, Kenya

1981

Certificate Food Production

The Kenya Utalii College, Nairobi

2. FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Ecotourism :I am interested in understanding how the hospitality industry and tourism interact, how meals provided in Hotels are geared towards reduction of overnutrition; currently a threat to health in developed and developing countries.
Areas of Interest: Food production/culinary, meal planning, Event catering and nutrition

3. WORK EXPERIENCED

1981-1983

Section chef- cold Kitchen at Utalii.

1983-1888

Cateress Incharge Kenya Forestry College

1988-1979

Cateress Egerton University

2000-2006

Cateress Incharge of catering Unit

2006-2010

Senior Cateress

2010-2013

Acting Chief catering manager

2013 to date

Senior Technologist -NARE

4. PUBLICATION

Development of sorghum-wheat composite bread and evaluation of nutritional, physical and sensory acceptability. African journal of science and technology. DOI: 10.14303/ajfst.2017.118

5. COURSES I AM CURRENTLY TEACHING
TOHM 251 Culinary Art 1
TOHM 457 Culinary Art 2
TOHM 0244 International Business in Ecotourism and Hospitality Management
TOHM 0352 Entrepreneurship in Ecotourism and Hospitality Management
TOHM 0361 Quantity Food Production and Service
RECENT CONFERENCE PAPER PRESENTATIONS
Mariera L., Owuoche J.O. and Cheserek, M. 2017.Development of sorghum-wheat composite bread and Evaluation of physical, nutritional, shelf-life and sensory acceptability. March 29-31, 2017: 11th International Annual Conference, Egerton University, Kenya.
Mariera L., Cheserek, M. and Owuoche J.O. Development of chickpea-sorghum-wheat composite bread and Evaluation of physical, nutritional, shelf-life and sensory acceptability. March 27-29th March, 2018: 12th International Annual Conference, Egerton University, Kenya.

 

Dr. Dickson Lubanga Makanji

Dr. Dickson Lubanga Makanji (PhD)

Dr. Dickson Lubanga Makanji, (PhD)
Contact: Lecturer
Natural Resources Department
Egerton University,
P.O Box 536-20115 Egerton,
E-mail: d.makanji@egerton.ac.ke or lmakanji@hotmail.com
Phone: +254 702115860

EDUCATION

Year

Degree

Institution

2005

PhD Agricultural Sciences

Tsukuba University, Japan

2002

MSc Agricultural Sciences

Tsukuba University, Japan

1990

BSc Forestry

Moi University, Kenya

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Forestry Socio-Economics, Forestry and Climate Change, Small Scale Agriculture, Appropriate Technology for Rural Development, Natural Resources Management, Policy Analysis and Evaluation

WORK EXPERIENCE

June 2015 to date

Lecturer, Egerton University

Jan 2015 to May 2015

Lecturer, Maasai Mara University

Feb 2013 to May 2014

Consultant/Manager Livelihood Program JICA ECoRAD Project: (Turkana and Marsabit Counties in Northern Kenya)

Jan 2012 to Feb 2013

Visiting Lecturer, Kenyatta and South Eastern Kenya Universities

Dec 2010 to Jan 2013

Associate Consultant, Camco Global Advisory Services/Camco Clean energy

April 2006 to Nov 2010

Consultant/ Instructor, CULEX Institute (Japan)

April 1999 to Mar 2004

Graduate Assistant, Institution: University of Tsukuba

April 1997-Mar 2005

Post Graduate Student, University of Tsukuba, (Japan)

Aug 1990-Mar 1997

Researcher, Kenya Forestry Research Institute

Recent Trainings, Supervision, Research and Consultancies


1. 02-412 : African Forest Forum : 2016-2018 : Role Of African Forestry Private Sector In Response To Climate Change
2. 02-132b : 2016-2018 : Development of appropriate contextualised teaching materials on international process and mechanisms on climate change for professional training in African Forestry- Ongoing
3. ASARECA 2016 : Main streaming AFOLU in University curriculums in Common Market of Eastern and Southern Africa, East African Community, and South African Development Cooperation.
4. June 2018 : Internal examiner : MSc : Factors Influencing Farmers’, Response to Climate Change and Variability in Narok East Sub-county, Kenya
5. June 2018 : Capacity building training of staff on consultancy services
6. April 2018 : Member of a University Committee to develop a national extension programme for Kenya
7. February 2018 : Validation of various Climate Change related training Compendiums for African Forestry Forum in OugaDogou
8. July 2018 : CIFOR. External Reviewer of the Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment of the Mt Elgon, Cherangany and Mau Forest Water Towers.
9. August 2018 : Lead Reviser of a four year training Curriculum in Integrated Forest Resources Management for the Department of Natural Resources, Faculty of Environment and Resources Development of Egerton University.
10. September 2018: CIFOR. External Reviewer of the Economic Value of the Mau Forest Complex, Cherangany Hills, and Mt.Elgon Water Tower Ecosystems in Kenya Report.

RECENT CONFERENCE PAPERS

Lubanga Makanji, Emery Kasongo, Rebecca M. Kalibwani, Luciens N. Kimuni and Robert-Prince Mukobo M. (2016). Mainstreaming AFOLU in University Curricula: Status and Opportunities. Regional Scientific Symposium on Climate Smart Agriculture, 23rd – 27th November 2015, Nairobi, Kenya.
Lubanga Makanji and Mogaka H R (2016) Linking agriculture forestry and other
land uses to climate smart agriculture: The need for policy orientation. Regional Scientific Symposium on Climate Smart Agriculture, 29-30 September 2016, Lusaka, Zambia
Lubanga Makanji (2017) Role Of African Forestry Private Sector In Response To Climate Change. The case of Kenya. Regional Workshop on Sharing knowledge and experiences on public and private sector development in forestry and response to climate change and transboundary forestry issues 10-14 July 2017, Accra, Ghana

Department of Natural Resource Management Staff List

Dr. Shadrack K. Inoti

Personal details
Name: Inoti Shadrack Kinyua
Date of birth: 24th September, 1958
Marital status: Married
Contact address: P.O Box 322-20115 Egerton-Kenya. Phone: +254-733877957
Language: English,Swahili & Kimeru
Qualifications:
- Doctor of Philosophy in Forestry (PhD) (2016)- Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania
-Master of philosophy in Agroforestry (2000)- Moi University, Kenya
-Bachelor of Science in Forestry (1983)- University of Nairobi, Kenya
Present position: Lecturer in Natural Resources, Egerton University. Involved in lecturing and supervising both undergraduate and post graduate students as well as conducting research in the area of forestry and agroforestry
Short courses attended
1986: Agroforestry and wood conservation, Egerton University, Njoro. (1 week)
1987: Forestry Research Methods, Sokoine University- Olmontonyi, Arusha, Tanzania.(3 weeks)
1995: Research Proposal Writing, ARC, Egerton University, Njoro. (4days)
1996: Biostatistics Course, ARC, Egerton University, Njoro, 4-20th June.
2000: Five skills critical to your survival and your organizations excellence, African virtual
University, Egerton University, 13th April.
2001: Academic advising, Egerton University, Njoro. (2days)
2001: Teaching methods, Egerton university, Njoro.(3days)
Conferences attended
1990: National conference on Kenya’s state of environment, “Environments 2000”. UNEP,
Gigiri, Nairobi, Kenya. 23-27th October.
1996: The First Kenyan Agroforestry Conference. ”people and institutional participation in
agroforestry for sustainable development”, KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya. 25-29th May. Pp76.
2001: World wetlands day campaign, Kenya. Organized by Kenya wetlands working group and National museums of Kenya. FASS theatre, Egerton University. 3rd February.
2006: OISAT project on internet services for non chemical control of pest and diseases in the
tropics. Held in pelum, Thika, Kenya. 3-7th oct.
2016: Forestry Society of Kenya scientific conference and Annual General meeting held in The Noble hotel, Eldoret, Kenya. 27-29th September 2016. 3 days.

2017: Forestry Society of Kenya. 12th National foresters policy dialogue conference on ‘’Promoting professional forestry in Kenya’’ and Annual General meeting. Held in Bontana hotel, Nakuru, Kenya. 28-29th September 2017. 2 days.
2018: Forestry Society of Kenya. 13th National foresters scientific conference and Annual General meeting. Theme: Enhancing sustainable forest management in Kenya: Forestry sector contribution to the Government Big 4 Agenda. Held in KEFRI Centre, Kitui, Kenya. 26-28th September 2018. 3 days.
Training participation
1998: Training in agroforestry to VI project participants held in Eel Hotel, Elburgon- 1 day
2006: Training workshop for herbalist in Kenya held in ARC, Egerton- 2 days
2008: Composting practical training to local farmers in Njoro division both on-station and on-farm- 5 days.
2010: Agroforestry and tree nursery management to local communities in Mikese, Morogoro, Tanzania- 2 days.
2011: Bush fire control and management to local communities in Mikese, Morogoro, Tanzania- 1 day.
2013: Training local farmers in Jojoba propagation and management in Wildlife Works, Maungu, Kenya. 1day.
Papers presented in seminars and workshops
Inoti, S.K. (2018). Genotypic and Plant Growth Regulator interaction on propagation of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis L.) cuttings in semi-arid areas of Voi, Kenya. Paper presented during the 5th KEFRI scientific conference. Held at KEFRI HQs, Muguga, Kenya. 17th -19th April.
Inoti, S.K. and Karwitha, M. (2018). Tree nursery management. Paper presented during a training workshop for herbalist on herbal medicine and food security. Held at St. Mary’s pastoral centre, Nakuru. 3-5th April.
Inoti, S.K. (2017). Effect of watering interval on the growth of jojoba nursery seedlings in semi-arid areas of Kenya. A paper presented during International Researchers’ Link Workshop on the role of smallholder Agroforestry in combating climate change. Organized by Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology (MMUST) in collaboration with University of Southampton, UK; Vaal University of Technology, South Africa; National Research Fund (NRF), Kenya; British Council and Newton-Utafiti Fund. Held at Vittoria Suites Hotel, Kisumu on 18th -21st December. Awarded certificate of participation.
Inoti, S.K., Thagana, W.M., Chamshama, S.A.O., Lulandala, L.L.L. and Dodson, R., (2016). Effect of mother plant management on propagation of Jojoba cuttings in semi-arid areas of Voi, Kenya. A paper presented during the 3th International Interdisciplinary Conference (IIC3-2016) on Innovative Research for Sustainable Development. Held at University of Eldoret. 7-9th September. Awarded a certificate of participation.
Inoti, S.K. (2015). Integrating biodiversity conservation in agri-ecosystems and enhancing productivity: The role of agroforestry and soil/water conservation. A paper presented during a workshop on linking agriculture to conservation in the Mau catchment. Held at Milimani Guest House, Nakuru, Kenya. 23rd Jan. 2015. 11pp. Invited guest speaker.
Inoti, S.K., Chamshama, S.A.O., Dodson, R. Thagana, W.M. and Lulandala, L.L.L. (2013). Effect of seed size on germination and early growth of Jojoba in semi-arid areas of Kenya. In: Proceedings of the 11th African Crop Science Society Conference. Held in Imperial Botanical Beach Hotel, Entebbe, Uganda. 13th -17th Oct. 2013.
Inoti, S.K (2009a). A case of hedgerows on soil management and conservation. Proceedings of the Sustainable Management of Rural Watersheds (SUMAWA) Mau forest complex conference. Held at Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya. 27th -29th April. Pp. 122-127.
Inoti, S.K (2009b). Tree planting in tobacco growing areas of Kenya. 35pp. Oct. 2009, BAT HQs, Nairobi.
Inoti, S.K (2002). Silvopastoralism: The best option for arid and semi-arid areas of Eastern
Africa. Proceedings of the Dryland Farming Workshop, Greening the brown. Held in ARC, Egerton University, Njoro. 20-24th January.
Inoti , S.K and Maara, T.N (2002). The effects of spacing on the growth of Grevillea robusta in
Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya. A paper presented during the second Egerton /KARI-Njoro symposium at KARI-Njoro. Held on 25-26th November.

Inoti, S.K., Jama, B.A., Koech, E and Othieno, C (1999). Comparison of split application of Tithonia diversifolia green manure and urea as nitrogen sources for maize in western Kenya. A paper presented during the 17th conference for the soil science society of East Africa. Held at Fairway Hotel, Kampala, Uganda. 9th-15th September.
Thesis
Inoti, S.K (2016). Characterization, propagation and management of Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis L.) in semi-arid areas of Voi, Kenya. Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Forestry, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania.
Inoti, S.K (2000). Response of maize to split application of Tithonia diversifolia green leaf
manure and urea in western Kenya. Master of Philosophy (MPhil) in Agroforestry. Moi University, Eldoret.
Papers published in refereed journals
Inoti, S.K., Jama, B.A., Koech, E.K. and Othieno, C. (2002). Economic benefits for maize in split application of Tithonia and Urea in phosphorus deficient soils of western Kenya. A paper accepted for publication in a Special Issue of East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal covering the 1st Egerton-KARI NPBRC Symposium held on 4th-6th Nov. 2001. pp. 39-43.
Inoti, S.K. and Maara, N.T. (2004). Effects of spacing on growth of Grevillea robusta in Egerton
University, Kenya. Egerton University Science Journal 1: 1-4.

Inoti, S.K., Chamshama, S.A.O., Dodson, R., Thagana, W.M. and Lulandala, L.L.L. (2015a). Studies on seed size and storage on germinability and performance of young Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis L.) seedlings in semi-arid areas of Kenya. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 5(12): 10-16.

Inoti, S.K., Chamshama, S.A.O., Thagana, W.M., Lulandala, L.L.L. and Dodson, R. (2015b). Sex determination of young nursery Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis L.) plants using morphological traits in semi arid areas of Voi, Kenya. Journal of Biology, Agriculture and Healthcare 5(16): 113-123.
Inoti, S., Lulandala, L., Chamshama, S., Thagana, W. and Dodson, R. (2016a). Effect of some agricultural practices on field performance of Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis L.) seedlings in semi-arid areas of Voi, Kenya. Merit Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Sciences 4(1): 14-22.
Inoti, S., Chamshama, S., Lulandala, L., Thagana, W. and Dodson, R. (2016b). Appropriate Plant Growth Regulators and genotypes for propagation of Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis L.) cuttings in semi-arid areas of Voi, Kenya. International Journal of Current Research 8(1): 24876-24882.
Inoti, S.K. (2017a). Genetic diversity in Jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis L.) using Simple Sequence Repeats (SSR) in Semi-arid areas of Kenya. International Journal of Agriculture and Earth Sciences 3(4): 36-51.
Inoti, S.K. (2017b). Ideal pot size for raising jojoba nursery seedlings in semi-arid areas of Kenya. International Journal of Development and Sustainability 6(12): 1964-1954.
Inoti, S.K. (2018). Effect of watering interval on the growth of jojoba (Simmondsia chinensis L.) seedlings in the drylands of Kenya. Researchjournali’s Journal of Forestry 5(1): 1-8.
Kinuthia, K.J., Inoti, S.K. and Nakhone, L. (2018). Factors influencing farmers’ choice of crop production response strategies to climate change and variability in Narok East sub-county, Kenya. Journal of Natural Resources and Development 08: 69-77
Book authorship
Inoti, S.K (2001). Tree nursery practice: a reference manual for tropics (First edition) printed by
EMC, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya. 35pp.

Inoti, S., Birech, R., Bebe, O., Freyer, B and Ngetich K (2010). Common forest and agroforestry trees in the east Mau catchment, Kenya- Farmer perspectives. 42pp. ISBN 9966 05 06 98.

Inoti, S.K., Max, R.A and Shio, C.M (2012). Ukuzaji wa miche ya miti kuanzia kitaluni hadi shambani kwa jamii zinazoishi katika ukanda wa tropiki: mwongozo kwa watumiaji. 24pp. ISBN 9987-9069-3-1 (Kiswahili version).
Raising nursery seedlings and tending trees by local communities in the tropics: a reference manual (English version).
Appointments to committees/ other duties
1990- present: Patron, Egerton University Word believers’ fellowship
2001- 2010: Member of Egerton University Environmental Conservation committee
2002- 2010: Member of Egerton University Botanic Garden Committee.
2006 to 2008: Member of Egerton University Organic farm committee.
2007- present: Deacon and Trustee in Word believers’ church, Naka, Nakuru
2010 to 2011: Member of Egerton University Research Committee
2016-2019: Academic advisor for BSc. Natural resources management 2016 students
2017- 2020: Programme Academic leader in MSc. Natural Resources and Peace
2017- present: Faculty Representative Member of Egerton University Quality Assurance committee
Journal reviewing
2017-2018: Awarded certificate of excellence in reviewing by: 1) Asian Research Journal of Agriculture. 2) Annual Research and Review in Biology. 3) International Journal of Plant and Soil Science, on recognition of an outstanding contribution to the quality of these Journals.
2017- 2018: Reviewer of the ‘‘Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology A & Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology B, USA’’
Supervision of postgraduate students
2017- 2018- Supervising 4 Msc students: Two (2) in the Department of Natural resources, one (1) in the Department of Environmental Science at Egerton University while the other one is from Department of environment and natural resources at African Nazarene University
2018: Successfully supervised and graduated 2 Msc students: 1) John Henry Ogonda; Thesis title: Effects of livelihood diversification on socio-economic wellbeing of Maasai women of Keeknyokie north in Kajiado County, Kenya. Department of environment and natural resources, African Nazarene University
2) Kelvin John Kinuthia; Thesis title: Factors influencing farmers’ response to climate variability in Narok East Sub-County, Kenya. Department of Natural resources, Egerton University
2018- Supervising two (2) PhD students: One in the Department of Agricultural Education and Extension specializing in agricultural rural development while the 2nd one is in Natural Resources specializing in Forest Ecology at Egerton University.
Research projects
2002: Research scientist in The River Njoro Watershed Collaborative Research Project Funded
By GL-CRSP. Duration: 4 years.
2006: Research scientist in the research entitled “Empowering local communities for sustainable agricultural production in Nakuru and Kakamega districts’’. Funded by Commission for Higher Education. Duration: 1 Year.
2007: Organic Agriculture with Trees (OAT) within the Mau catchment. Collaborative research- Egerton University and BOKU, Austria. Duration: 3 years.
2008-2009: Jojoba Project for community development in ASALs. Funded by World Bank Through KARI for 1 year. Visited Jojoba plantations in Rajasthan, India in 2009 for 10 days.
2009: Survey of tree planting in tobacco growing areas of Kenya. Funded by BAT, Kenya for 3 weeks.
2010-2012: Promotion of small scale agroforestry-livestock practices for improved livelihood and adaptation to the changing global climate. Collaborative project between Sokoine University, Tanzania and Egerton University, Kenya. Funded by DelPHE/British Council for 3 years.
2012-2014: Research on characterization, propagation and management of Jojoba in semi arid areas of Voi, Kenya for 2 years and 6 months.


Current research (2017-2018)
i) Investigating the effect of fruit size and seed storage on the germination of recalcitrant Dovyalis caffra seed in the nursery.
ii) Effect of pot size and watering interval on the growth of nursery seedlings of selected tree species in the East Mau water catchment, Kenya

Membership to Associations
- Forestry Society of Kenya
- African Forestry Forum
- International Society of Tropical Foresters (ISTF)

Referees
1) Prof. A. A. Aboud
Former Dean, Faculty of Environment and Resources Development
Egerton University
P.O BOX 536-20115, Egerton, Kenya.
Email: aboud.egerton@gmail.com
Mobile: 0734052935
2) Prof. Eric K. Koech
Deputy Vice- Chancellor (Administration and Finance),
University of Kabianga
P.O BOX 2030-20200, Kericho, Kenya
Email: dvcaf@kabianga.ac.ke
Phone: +254-2023433814
3) Prof. William Shivoga
Deputy Vice Chancellor (Planning, research and Innovation)
Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology
P.O BOX 109-50100, Kakamega, Kenya
Email: wshivoga@mmust.ac.ke
Mobile: 0721264334

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