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Virginia Kavuu Muia

Virginia Kavuu Muia

Assistant Lecturer

Email: vkavuu@chuka.ac.ke

Faculty of Agriculture and Environmental Studies

Department of Environmental Studies and Resources Development

Biography

Teaching

Outputs

Research/PhD

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION
Climate Change and Environmental Science

WORK EXPERIENCE
2016 date: Assistant Lecturer, Chuka University
2013 -2015: Associate Lecturer, Kenyatta University and Mount Kenya University

COMMUNITY SERVICE
Patron of Chuka University Equity Leaders Club

EDUCATION
1) Ph.D. in Climate Change (On going), University of Nairobi
2) Master of Environmental Science, Kenyatta University
3) B.Sc./B.A. Environmental Science, Kenyatta University
4) Any Other

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS
2019 (On going): Gender, Climate Change and Food Security
2018: Estimating the willingness to pay for improved municipal solid waste management in Nairobi, Kenya
2013: Evaluating the impact of direct anthropogenic activities on land degradation in arid and semi-arid regions in Kenya

SCHOLALRLY PUBLICATIONS
1) Ndunda, E.N. and Muia, V.K. (2018). Estimating the willingness to pay for improved municipal solid waste management in Nairobi, Kenya. International Journal of Environmental Science, 3:8-16.
2) Muia, V. K. (2018). Disposal methods of soiled diapers in low-income households of Nairobi County in Kenya. IJRDO – Journal of Applied Science (ISSN: 2455-6653), 4(7), 11-20.
3) Muia V. K and Ndunda E, (2013). Evaluating the impact of direct anthropogenic activities on land degradation in arid and semi-arid regions in Kenya. Wudpecker Journal of Agricultural Research. Vol. 2(6), pp. 173 – 182.

RESEARCH INTERESTS
1) Climate change, adaptation and mitigation
2) Solid waste management
3) Air pollution and human health
4) Natural resources conservation
5) Payment for ecosystem services

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