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Dr. Agatha Mutio Nthenge

Dr. Agatha Mutio Nthenge

Assistant Lecturer

Email: anthenge@chuka.ac.ke

Faculty of, Agriculture and Environmental Studies

Department of Environmental Studies and Resource Development

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Environmental Science

WORK EXPERIENCE
4 years – Assistant Lecturer
COMMUNITY SERVICE
Tree planting, clean up exercises, environmental education and awareness, waste management, wildlife census.

EDUCATION
Ph.D. in Environmental Sciences, University of East Anglia, UK (Ongoing)
Master of Science in Environment and Development, University of Edinburgh, UK
B.Sc. in Environmental Studies, Maseno University, Kenya

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
1. Effects of variation in local governance on community attitudes, ecological outcomes and ecosystem services in Mt. Kenya forest
2. Dammed and damned? Consequences of large-scale land use changes on environment, livelihood and food security in the Yala swamp ecosystem, Kenya, East Africa
3. Conservation education: Local attitudes towards environmental conservation among local communities in Taita

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
1. Agatha Nthenge, Paul Dolman, Adrian Martin (2020) Variation in community’s local governance and its effect on forest conditions in Mt. Kenya forest (Under review)
2. J. M. Kariuki, B. Soi, A. N. Mutio and D. N. Kinyanjui (2018) Solid waste management practices at Egerton University, Njoro campus and the community around. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports. 19 (4), 1–9. ISSN: 2320-0227.
3. Agatha Nthenge and Romulus Abila (2014) Dammed and damned? Consequences of large-scale land use changes on environment, livelihood and food security in the Yala swamp ecosystem, Kenya, East Africa. International Journal of Advance Research, 2(3), 1–13.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
Conservation education, Ecosystem services, livelihoods and poverty reduction, Local governance and institutions in co-management of natural resources, biodiversity conservation

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