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Prof. Mary K. Walingo, Ph.D

Welcome to Maasai Mara University. The vision we hold as a University is to be a World Class University committed to academic excellence for development. Our Mission is to provide Quality University education through innovative teaching, research and consultancy services for development. We offer high-quality, branded graduands whose image is recognizable among consumers in the corporate world by creating a sense of confidence among consumers who send the daughters and sons here. Read More

4th International Conference

Call for Abstracts, Papers, Posters and Exhibits. Conference Theme: Integration Approach in Resolving conflicts in the use of natural resources. Deadline: Submission of Abstracts: 20th August 2018, Submission of full papers: 3rd September 2018. Conference Dated 11th September to 13th September 2018.  Read More

World Traditional Medicine Day at its Main Campus

Maasai Mara University is looking forward to organize and plan to mark the World Traditional Medicine Day at its Main Campus on Friday, August 31st, 2018 with the Theme: “Realizing the Potential and Treasures of Medical Ethnopractitioners in Nation Building.” Read More

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The programme shall be known as PhD in Land Resource Management

Philosophy of the Programme

The PhD programme in Land Resource Management is focused on training and developing capacity on managing, use and development of land resources as well as producing graduates who are well equipped to meet the challenges of management and use of land in the 21st century. It is also aimed at producing human resources who will form leaders to manage the resources for County as well as national government(s)

Rationale of the Programme

Agriculture is the mainstay of the Kenyan people and important in the country’s economy where land as a natural resource forms the basis of agriculture. In this regard, for the attainment of agricultural development the land resources must be managed and developed sustainably. The management and development require skilled manpower at all levels. Therefore, in this regard, a programme has been developed to keep in line the requirements of the market so that graduates are trained and capacitated on managing, use and development of land resources as well as to meet the challenges of management and use of land to produce graduates.

Goal of the Programme

Develop knowledge that will be of significance to development and management natural resources (land

The expected Learning outcomes of the Programme will be;

At the completion of the students’ thesis the students should be able to have generated and disseminate knowledge and innovation to make a contribution

  1. a) To the wise utilization of land resources including but not limited to land reclamation and rehabilitation, protection of the land resources, irrigation and afforestation and agroforestry.

  2. b) In areas which will achieving the food self-sufficiency target of the County and in the Country

  3. c) In refining and advance knowledge in various aspects of land resources and environmental protection

  4. d) To conduct demand-driven, problem solving and action-oriented research projects in the field of Land Resources Management

  5. e) Contribute to the intellectual, cultural, social and economic development of the community

There shall be no specialization in the programme but students shall conduct their research in the broad areas of Land Resources Management

Mode of Delivery of the Programme

  1. i) The programme shall be delivered through an independent three (3) year original research.

  2. ii) The PhD programme shall not involve course work.

Admission Requirements for the Proposed Programme

To qualify for admission into a Doctor of Philosophy programme, a candidate shall be a

  1. Holders of a relevant Masters degree of Maasai Mara University.  OR

  2. Holders of a relevant Masters degree from any other accredited University recognized by Maasai Mara University Senate as equivalent to (i) above. OR

            iii.        Holder of other qualifications considered by Senate as equivalent to a relevant Masters degree.

  1. In addition to the Masters degree, the candidate shall normally have a Bachelors degree.

  2. In addition to the above, applicants must meet the specific requirements of the doctoral degree programme as approved by senate

  3. In addition to fulfilling the common university regulations, an applicant for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Land Resources Management   should hold a Masters of Land Resources Management, Masters of Urban and Regional Planning, Masters of Science degree in (Environmental Studies, Wildlife, Forestry, Agriculture, Land Economics, Law, Sociology, Tourism, Natural Resource Management, Geography) or its equivalent from a University recognized by Maasai Mara University. 

           vii.        Other academic regulations as prescribed by the Directorate of Post Graduate Studies shall apply.

Regulations on Credit Transfer in a programme

 There shall be no transfer of credits in this program.

Grading System

The PhD thesis shall be graded as an either PASS or FAIL.

Classification of Degrees

The PhD degree shall not be classified.

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Mara TVET Training Project

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A team from Maasai Mara University comprising of the  Director (Linkages and Collaborations), Director (PSSP & TVET), Director (Sekenani Resilience and Space Research Centre) and Ag. Deputy Registrar (Academic Affairs) held a meeting Read More

  

Vice – Chancellor Prof. Mary Walingo has been appointed to represent public Universities

Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has appointed Maasai Mara University Vice – Chancellor Prof. Mary Walingo to the board of Kenyan Universities and Colleges Central placement service (KUCCPS). Read More

 

Founder of Asante Africa Foundation visited MMARAU

Officials from Asante Africa Foundation steered by the CEO and Founder of Asante Africa Foundation, Erner Grasz. Present was the Vice-Chancellor, Maasai Mara University, Professor Mary K. Walingo and the Director of Gender Equity and Culture, Professor Tabitha Sewe.

 

Chinese Academy of Sciences, visited MMARAU

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A delegation of 7 members from Chinese Academy of Sciences, China, visited African Medicinal Botanical Garden (AMBG) and Wastewater Effluent Management System (WEMS) of the Maasai Mara University as part of the cooperation between the University and Chinese Counterparts to enhance the established cooperation. Read More
 
 

Kenyan partnership to transform pharmacy and chemistry training

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A new partnership between the University of Nottingham and five Kenyan universities including Maasai Mara University will deliver training and mentoring to transform the way in which chemistry and pharmacy degree courses are delivered in Kenya. Read More

Teacher education in Sub-Saharan Arica project

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Teacher Education in Sub-Saharan Africa (TESSA) is a network of teachers and teacher educators stretching across Sub-Saharan Africa. At the heart of the network is a bank of open educational resources (OER), linked to the school curriculum, and  Read More

 

Donation of Laboratory Equipment by Chinese Academy of Sciences

Maasai Mara University and Wuhan Botanical Garden of Chinese Academy of Sciences have partnered to jointly support scientific research through equipping University Laboratories and promoting staff and students exchange programs. The donated equipment will Read More

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