David Mugambi Mbura

David Mugambi Mbura

Assistant Lecturer

Email: dmbuba@chuka.ac.ke

Faculty: Agriculture and Environmental Resource Development

Department: Environmental Studies and Resource Development

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALISATION:
Natural Resources Management and Community Development

WORK EXPERIENCE /EXTERNAL EXAMINATION
Jan 2016 to date: Assistant Lecturer, Natural Resources Management, Chuka University
Jan 2014 to Dec 2015: Eastern Regional Coordinator: Natural Resources Management and Climate Change with Grassroots Development Initiatives Foundation – Kenya; Mount Kenya East
May 2013 to June 2014: Consultancy services: Monitoring and Evaluation of Community Driven Development (CDD) Grants/ Projects on behalf of Lake Victoria Environmental Management Project Phase II, Kericho County, Rift valley
Dec 2009 to May 2010: Consultancy services: Monitoring of Community Based Livelihood and conservation projects; Mount Kenya East Pilot Project on Natural Resource Management / Ministry of Water and Irrigation in Meru.

EDUCATION
M.Sc. in Natural Resource Management (Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) Norway)
M.Sc. in Agroforestry and Rural Development (Kenyatta University)
B.Sc. in Environmental Science (Kenyatta University)

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
1. David M.buba, 2019: Fencing and Forest Conservation: Attitudes of Local People Living Adjacent to Eastern Slopes of Mount Kenya. International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management 2019; 4(1): 1-6
2. Mugambi. D.M. 2017: Climate Change Perceptions and Coping Strategies among the Marginalized and Resource Poor Households in Tharaka South, Kenya. International Journal of Agriculture, Environment and Bioresearch. Vol 2.(6),2017.
3. Mbuba D.M & Mburu J. 2013. Estimation of the Tourism Benefits of Kakamega Forest, Kenya: A Travel Cost Approach. Environment and Natural Resources Research; 3(1)62-67
4. Mbuba. D.M. 2012. Participatory Forest Management and Community Livelihoods; The Case of Arabuko Sokoke Forest in Kenya. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany. ISBN 9783848429226

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Natural Resources Management and Community Development; Landscape change/Ecology and ecosystem service; Natural resource management and Governance and climate change

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