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Dr.Christopher Nkonge Kiboro

Dr.Christopher Nkonge Kiboro

Lecturer / Ag. Chairman of Department – Social Sciences

Email: cnkonge@chuka.ac.ke

Faculty: Humanities and Social Sciences

Department of Social Sciences

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

WORK EXPERIENCE
2019 August to-date: Ag. Chairman/Head of Department of Social Sciences, Chuka University
2017 Oct to-date: Lecturer Department of Social Sciences, Chuka University
2012 Nov-2017 October: Chuka University. Assistant Lecturer and Curriculum Coordinator: Areas of interest: Community Development, Gender and Development, Sociological Research.
June 2013-2016: Egerton University, Part-time lecturer
Jan 2010–Sept.2011: PREMESE Africa Development Institute, Lecturer and Deputy Principal (Academics)
April 2009-Oct.2009: Tharaka Vocational Training and Development Centre, Director of Training
July 2008 –March 2009: Tharaka Vocational Training and Development Centre, Executive Director

CONSULTANCIES
July 2019 to present: Consultant for Tingori Consultancy Ltd on Development of Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) and Vulnerable and Marginalized Groups Plan (VMGP) reports for Kilgoris-Kehancha 132kV Transmission Line for KETRACO and Rumuruti-Maralal 132kV Transmssion Line for KETRACO
June, 2017- August 2018: Lead Consultant for NCCK Upper Eastern Region on Pastoralist Communities Climate Resilience Program.

COMMUNITY AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES
2019 to present: Member of Board of Management, Miruriiri Boys Secondary School
2016 to present: Patron, Chuka University Catholic Chaplaincy
2018 to present: Member and University Representative in the Kenya National Youth Council on Culture and Heritage (KNYCCH)
2016-2018: Member of Board of Management –Ciakariga Girls Secondary School

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND
2013-2018: Ph.D. (Sociology) University of Nairobi
2007-2009: M.A. (Rural Sociology and Community Development) University of Nairobi
2003-2006: B.A. (Second Class Upper Division) (Political Science and Sociology) University of Nairobi
1996-2000: Chuka High School, Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, Grade attained B- (Minus).
1992-1995: Igoji Boys Primary School, Kenya Certificate of Primary Education

RESEARCH PROJECTS
Nov 2014 to-date: Associate Researcher with Laboratory for Comparative Social Research (LCSR) in Russia
June 2014: Member of the committee appointed to conduct surveys within the university
June 2013: Rapporteur for African Women Studies Centre for the University of Nairobi on a study on “National Food Baseline Survey in Kenya”. I worked in collecting qualitative data through key informant interviews and Focus Group Discussions.
2012 April: Research Assistant on a study entitled “Capacity building and advocacy for small and medium women owned enterprises in Kenya” I co-coordinated the data collection exercise
May-June 2007: Research Assistant: Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (IPAR) on ‘The extent and impact of HIV/AIDS on the teaching force in Kenya’.
2006-2007: Researcher with COL’OR ONlus (An Italian NGO) on socio-economic profile of Tharaka District, Formulation of questionnaire, data collection, data analysis and report preparation

JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS
1. Mworia, L. M, Sande, A & Kiboro, C. (2019) “Water Resource Users Associations Catchment Protection Strategies on Promotion of Sustainable Water Projects in Tana Catchment Area, Kenya”, Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies. 3(7), 134 –146.
2. Mworia, L. M, Sande, A & Kiboro, C. (2019) “Influence of Resource Mobilization Strategies on Promotion of Sustainable Water Projectsin Tana Catchment Area, Kenya”, Journal of African Interdisciplinary Studies. 3(8), 4 –17.
3. Christopher N. Kiboro (2017) “Influence of Social Capital on Livelihood Outcomes for the Internally Displaced Persons in Kenya: A Social Capital Approach”, European Scientific Journal, 13(26):266-280.
4. Christopher N. Kiboro, Gidraph, W. Wairire, Octavian , N. Gakuru (2017) “Impact of Social Capital on the Resettlement of Internally Displaced Persons in Kenya”, IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, Volume 22, Issue 11 Pages 08-18.
5. Lynnette M. Mwari and Christopher N. Kiboro (2016) “Impact of Land Use Changes on Wildlife Population in Nairobi National Park and Kitengela Dispersal Areas in Kenya”, International Journal of Science and Research, Vol. 5(8): 462-465.
6. Christopher N. Kiboro; Octavian O. Gakuru, Josephine Misaro, Samson W. Mwangi (2014) “Role of Social Work in Minimizing Sexual and Gender Inequalities’’, Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol 4, No. 14: 84-88.
7. Josephine Misaro, Mellitus N. Wanyama, Fred Jonyo, Jennifer Birech, Christopher N. Kiboro (2014) “Collateral Strategies for Poverty Reduction in Kenya: Prospects and Challenges”, Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, Vol 5, No. 12: 1-8.
8. G.G Wairire and C.N. Kiboro (2014) “Social Work Perspectives in Poverty Reduction and Social Development in Kenya,” In H. Spitzer; J.M. Twikirize and G.G. Wairire (Eds) Professional Social Work in East Africa: Towards Social Development, Poverty Reduction and Gender Equality. Kampala: Fountain Publishers. Pg. 217-231.

POST GRADUATE TOPICS SUPERVISED
1. Gender and Urban Agriculture: A Case Study of Kakamega County, Kenya.
2. Determinants of Women Political Representation in Meru County, Kenya
3. Impact of Youth Enterprise Development Fund on Growth of Youth Enterprises in Kenya: A Case of Machakos Town Constituency, Machakos County
4. Sexual and Reproductive Health Services and Retention of Girls in Schools in Narok County, Kenya
5. Effectiveness of Decongestion Programs in Kenyan Prisons
6. Devolution and Household Food Security in Makueni County, Kenya
7. Gender Inequalities in Land Ownership and its Effects on Household Food Security in Tharaka North, Tharaka Nithi County.
8. Strategies of Water Resource users Associations in Promoting Sustainable Water Projects: A Case of Tana Catchment Area, Kenya.

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