Title/Qualification: M. Env. (Agroforestry and Rural Development)
B. Env Planning and Management (2nd Class Honours Upper Division). Certified Public Accountant (CPA) Section 5

Current Employment:Assistant Lecturer in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology, South Eastern Kenya University (Kenya).

Expertise Area:
•    Environmental Planning and Management
•    Integrated soil fertility management
•    Agro-forestry systems
•    Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).
•    Environmental Audit (EA).
•    Environmental Economics
•    Participatory monitoring and evaluation
•    Environmental Education

Skills Competencies:
•    Organizing farmers’ field days and training workshops
•    Proposal writing
•    Monitoring and evaluation of the project
•    Project budgeting and accounting
•    Data collection and analysis
•    Report writing

Ongoing PhD research title:
Challenges and opportunities in utilization of rainwater harvesting and saving technologies for improved crop production in the semi arid areas of Eastern, Kenya

Publication (Book Chapter)
Karega R., Njuki J., Kung’u JB, Mugwe JN, Muriu FW and Mucheru-Muna MW (2006). Participatory Problem Diagnosis, Monitoring and Evaluation and Scaling-up. In: Mugendi DN, Mucheru-Muna MW and Mugwe JN (Eds.). Soil Fertility Enhancing Community Extension, Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya.

Conference Paper Presented
Felista Muriu, Jayne Mugwe, James Kung’u, Regina Karega, Daniel Mugendi (2007)
Criteria for decision-making and soil fertility improvement technology choice by farmers in Central Kenya Highlands. Paper presented in the 25th Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) conference at Embu, Kenya (December 2007)

Memberships
•    Associate Environmental Impact Assessment Expert with National Environment Management Authority - 2003 to date

Conferences and seminars attended
•    December 2008: one-week Proposal writing for researchers in Mukono, Uganda
•    December 2007: one-week 25th Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) conference at Embu, Kenya
•    December 2004: one-week 22nd Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) conference at Arusha, Tanzania
•    October 2004: Two-week OSSREA training workshop on Social Science Research Methodology in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
•    December 2003: One-week 21st Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA) conference at Eldoret, Kenya

Cell Phone:+254-722-663735
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Postal Address:P.O. Box 25159 00100-Nairobi,

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