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Specialization: Land Management

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I am also an Associate Expert with National Environmental Management Authority 

I participated in the writing of a proposal for the National Council for Science and Technology (December 2010) and was successful in getting the research grant. Research title: Mitigating Land Degradation and Food Insecurity in the tobacco growing region of Southern Nyanza by use of Economically viable and Environmentally Sustainable Soil Fertility Management Options.

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Academic

Phd: Dryland Resource Management, University of Nairobi. Thesis title: Drivers and Effects of Gully Erosion on Communities in Suswa Catchment, Narok County, Kenya: A Geospatial Approach. Thesis research funded by SLM/UNDP/GEF

M.Phil: Environmental Planning and Management, Moi University

B.A: Major: Community Development, Minor: Business Administration, Daystar University

I am also an Associate Expert with National Environmental Management Authority 

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Research Grant

I participated in the writing of a proposal for the National Council for Science and Technology (December 2010) and was successful in getting the research grant for the university. Research title: Mitigating Land Degradation and Food Insecurity in the tobacco growing region of Southern Nyanza by use of Economically viable and Environmentally Sustainable Soil Fertility Management Options.

Publications

Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017. Land Use and Land Cover Change and its Implications on Gully Erosion in Suswa Catchment, Narok County. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology ISSN: 2313-3759 Vol. 4 No. 5.

Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017. Effect of gully erosion on livelihoods in Suswa Catchment, Narok County. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 9, Issue, 05, pp.51026-51032. 

Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017. Drivers of Gully Erosion: Case Study, Narok County, Kenya. International Journal of Social Science and Technology ISSN: 2415-6566 Vol. 2 No. 3

Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017.  Assessing drivers of gully formation using participatory geographic information systems, Suswa, Narok County. Conference proceedings General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria

Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017. Assessing drivers of gully formation using participatory geographic information systems, Suswa, Narok County. Conference proceedings Esri Eastern Africa Education GIS Conference, Kenyatta University

Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2016. Land Use and Land Cover Changes and their Implications for Gully Erosion, Suswa Catchment, Narok County. National Conference on Sustainable Land Management’ organizedbyMainstreamingSustainableLandManagementInAgro-PastoralProductionSystemsofKenyaProject, UNDPandGEF, SentrimElementaita Lodge

Juma F., Shivoga W., Barasa M., Luchidio T. Konana C.2016. Environmental Social Impact Assessment for Prospecting and Extraction of Limestone, Kajiado County. Environmental Impact Assessment Report for Bamburi Cement Limited, Nairobi, Kenya

Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2013. Drivers and Effects of Gully Erosion on Communities in Suswa Catchment, Narok County, Kenya: A Geospatial Approach. National Conference on Sustainable Land Management’ organizedbyMainstreaming Sustainable Land Management In Agro-Pastoral Production Systems of Kenya Project, UNDP and GEF, at the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort, Naivasha

Tole M.P & Konana C. 2008. “StudyonthelevelofImplementationofIntegratedWaterResources Management in Kenya”. ReportsubmittedtoNileBasinInitiativeofficeinEgypt, Nairobi, Kenya.

Tole M.P & Konana C. 2008. “WorkshopreportonthelevelofImplementationofIntegratedWaterResourcesManagementinKenya. ReportsubmittedtoNileBasinInitiative office in Egypt, Nairobi, Kenya.

Konana, C. 2007. “Socio-EconomicImpacts”, EnvironmentalImpactAssessmentforaBoreholefortheKenyaIndustrialResearchandDevelopmentInstitute. Nairobi, Kenya.

Konana, C. 2007. “Socio-EconomicImpacts”, Environmental Audit Olkaria III Geothermal Power Plant for Orpower IV Inc. Nairobi, Kenya.

Konana C. 2004. “SocioEconomicandHealthandSafetyImpacts”, EnvironmentalAuditOlkariaIIIGeothermalPowerPlantforOrpowerIVInc. Nairobi, Kenya.

Konana C. 2002. “GuidelinesforthedevelopmentofanEco-ratingSchemefortheTravelandTourismIndustryinKenya. Tourismlocations/destinations. ReportforEcotourismSocietyofKenya. Nairobi, Kenya.

Konana C. 2001. “AssessmentofLandDegradationinAridandSemi-Arid Lands (ASALs): A Case study of Loitokitok division, Kajiado district”, ThesisforM.Phildegree. Nairobi, Kenya.

Konana C. 2000. “Socio-EconomicImpacts”, EnvironmentalImpactAssessmentOlkariaIIIGeothermalPowerPlantforOrpowerIVInc. Nairobi, Kenya.

Collaborations and Linkages

University of Pau-France

It was requested that MMU to host one French Master of Tourism student for internship in 2014.The details to be discussed between Dean Tourism MMU and Director Tourism University of Pau France after the conference.

Clemson University - U.S.A.

Exchange research, training and workshop conference Developing a tourism information system for Maasai Mara Game Reserve

University of Bordeaux 3-France

Establishment of a French Language Institute/ centre Maasai Mara University is currently teaching French language to students undertaking tourism, arts and hospitality courses.

Aarhus University- Denmark

Establish and promote joint research, development projects and academic cooperation with focus on the Maasai Mara (ecosystem, living conditions, economic growth and biodiversity)

Regents University-London-U.K

Areas of collaboration: Education cooperation and articulation programmes. Research collaboration Exchange of students, faculty and staff members Joint consultancy activities Knowledge transfer Participation in seminar and academic meetings Exchange of academic materials and other information.

Kenya Industrial Estates

Create incubation centers and incubate student's projects with potential for commercialization. Attachment of MMU staff to enterprise funded through KIE for purposes of gaining experience that would be ploughed back into teaching.

University of Hertfordshire.- London-U.K

To conduct a survey to identify current research, educational, policy and regulatory activities (Governmental, academic, NGO)

University of Munster, Germany

The parties agree to collaborate in the following area of mutual interest: Explore possibilities for joint research programmes, Exchanges for students.

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