• No results found

Department of Geography & Environmental Studies COMPLETED RESEARCH THESES AND PROJECTS

N/A
N/A
Protected

Academic year: 2021

Share "Department of Geography & Environmental Studies COMPLETED RESEARCH THESES AND PROJECTS"

Copied!
14
0
0

Loading.... (view fulltext now)

Full text

(1)

Department of Geography & Environmental Studies

COMPLETED RESEARCH THESES AND PROJECTS

CLASS OF 2012

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Onga’nyi Paul Obino

PhD Population Geography Spatio-temporal variations in orphanhood: Analysis of the effects of AIDS and traditional versus modern institutional coping mechanism in Kisumu District, Kenya

2. Chepkania Levi Situma

MA Geomorphology Assessment of soil erosion factors in parts of Bungoma and Mt. Elgon Districts drained by River Kibisi in Kenya

3. Uduogu Austin Okenzie

MA Biodiversity and Natural Resources Management

Impact of crop irrigation on rangeland soil biodiversity and insect pollinators at Isinya, Kenya

4. Ayuyo Isaac Ongonga

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Geospatial analysis of land cover and land use change in the Mau forest complex of Kenya 5. Igunza Alex

Adagala

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The impact of green buildings in climate change mitigation: An investigative study on selected office buildings in Westlands, Nairobi County

6. Kamochu Winifred Wanjiku

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Integrating community participation in natural resource management: A case study of Ndigia self-help group

7. Kaua Caxton Gitonga

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Socio-economic factors affecting agro-forestry adoption in Ndabibi location, Naivasha, Kenya 8. Muchiri Nancy W. MA Environmental

Planning and Management

The impact of human activities on wetlands: A case study of Ondiri Wetland in Kiambu County, Kenya

9. Mugo Beatrice Jepkorir

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Factors affecting adoption of conservation agriculture among smallholder farmers in Ngata Division, Nakuru County

10. Muthui Thomas Wambugu

MA Environmental Planning and Management

An assessment of the level of

awareness/knowledge and practice of environmental management in schools in Kenya: A case study of public secondary schools in Nairobi County

11. Mutune Terry Ndinda

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The effect of water interventions on the urban poor: An analysis of the Wandiege Community Water Supply Project in Kisumu

12. Mwangi Paul Kiiru MA Environmental Planning and Management

Environmental impacts of government land settlement schemes in dry lands: The case of Lake Kenyatta Settlement Scheme, Lamu County, Kenya

13. Mwaniki Dennis MA Environmental Planning and Management

Mapping pollution in the Mathare River: An analysis of waste disposal patterns and river pollution in an informal settlement

14. Ndungu Mary W. MA Environmental Planning and Management

An evaluation of Kenya Slum Upgrading Programme (KENSUP): A case study of

(2)

Mavoko Sustainable Neighbourhood Programme in Machakos County, Kenya 15. Nzomo Mulatya MA Environmental

Planning and Management

Factors influencing household use of improved sources of drinking water in Kenya

16. Ongoro Elizabeth MA Environmental Planning and Management

Solid waste management challenges in developing countries: A case study of Nairobi city, Kenya, Eastern Africa

17. Sangori Robert Ogara

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Adoption of Hydraform Interlocking Stabilized Soil Blocks (ISSBs) building technology and its impacts on environment in Nakuru County 18. Theodore E.A.

Oben

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Greening construction of mega sports venues and facilities: The case of the London 2012 Olympic games

19. Tirop Stephen Kipchirchir

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Evaluation of the suitability of soils for irrigation in lower Kuja, Nyatike District, Kenya

CLASS OF 2011

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Okoth Kabaka George

MA Climatology Potential response of tea production to climate

change in Kericho County 2. Wabwire Evans

Odhiambo

MA Climatology Rainfall variability and its impact on tea

production in Nandi and Vihiga counties of Kenya

3. Abdullahi

Mohamed Yassin

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Effects of refugees on the natural environment: A case study of Daadab refugees camp, Garissa District

4. Ambuchi Justo John

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Flood disaster preparedness and management in schools: A case study of Budalangi area in Busia County

5. Kabogo Susan W. MA Environmental Planning and Management

Environmental effects of open air markets: A case study of Ngara market, Nairobi

6. Kamau Julius Wambugu

MA Environmental Planning and Management

An evaluation of the integration status for climate change adaptation within the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) studies in Kenya

7. Kanyiri Bernard Kimani

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Impacts of market forces on land use changes and its implications on the common property resources in Ngong Division

8. Makuyu Godfrey Otenyo

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Institutional factors affecting municipal solid waste management compliance: A case study of waste transporters in Nairobi city

9. Mugi Nicholas Nderitu

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Influence of corporate environmental management on business competitiveness: A case of East African Portland Cement Company

10. Muia George MA Environmental Planning and Management

Analysis of the quality of effluent discharged from petrol stations: The case of national oil service stations, Kenya

(3)

Kinyanjui Planning and Management vehicles in police stations’ yards in Kenya: A case study of Nairobi area, Kenya

12. Mutua Telesia Mithakye

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The effects of socio-economic and institutional practices on food security situation in Kenyan dry lands: A case study of Tseikuru Division of Mwingi District

13. Mwangi James Paul Irungu

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Climate change adaptation strategy in Kenya: Case study of Photovoltaic technology in Lake Baringo Catchment

CLASS OF 2010

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Achoki Charles Ombati

MA Urban Geography Some aspects of the urban informal sector

activities: A case study of Nyamira Town, Kenya

2. Abass Abdirahman Maalim

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The effects of the development of boreholes on the production of vegetation in Wajir District 3. Abebe Tufa MA Environmental

Planning and Management

The effect of demographic pressure and land ownership right on soil erosion in Kiambu District

4. Karanja Mary Nyachihi

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Evaluation of the achievement of

environmental education objectives in Kenya: A case study of secondary schools in Nairobi 5. Kipkemoi

Shadrack

MA Environmental Planning and Management

An assessment of pesticide use in Mutarakwa Division of Sotik District, Kenya

6. Kuria-Kinyoda Jane Wanjiru

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Solid waste management practices and impacts on child health: A case of the Nairobi city 7. Lembara Saiyana

Lucas

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The impacts of human settlements on dry lands environment: A case study of Lorroki plateau in Samburu District

8. Mule John G. MA Environmental Planning and Management

Socio-economic impacts of land subdivision in Kenya’s drylands: A case study of

Kimana/Tikodo group ranch in Loitoktok District

9. Munyao Martha Nzisa

MA Environmental Planning and Management

A comparative environmental risk assessment for Lake Nakuru National Park and Nairobi National Park

10. Murerwa Leah Rehema

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Private and public sectors’ involvement in urban environmental management: The case of solid waste management in Meru municipality 11. Ngugi Joyce

Wanjiku

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Potential impact of urban agriculture on the environment: A case study of Kasarani Division, Nairobi

12. Njeru Moses Kathuri

MA Environmental Planning and Management

An evaluation of the practice, challenges and benefits of organic farming in rural Kenya: A case study of Nembure Division, Embu West District

13. Omedo Geoffrey MA Environmental Planning and Management

Vulnerability of urban informal settlements to environmental hazards: A case study of Korogocho in Nairobi

(4)

14. Sindani Billy Wellington

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Contribution of urban farming to urban household livelihood and organic waste management: A case study of Bungoma town, Kenya

15. Thiongo Margaret Kabura

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Forests soil as sink or source of greenhouse gases: A case study of species effects on nitrous oxide and methane fluxes in Karura forest, Kenya

16. Walubwa Jacqueline A.

MA Environmental Planning and Management

“Kenya slum upgrading programme”: An analysis of Kibera Integrated Water, Sanitation and Waste Management Project

17. Wamalwa Joel Makokha

MA Environmental Planning and Management

A sectoral environmental audit of livestock production systems in Migori District, Nyanza province

18. Wanyonyi Geoffrey Ingubo

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The role of household point-of-use systems in urban water supply: The case of selected residential areas of Nairobi

CLASS OF 2009

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Musingi John Kioko

PhD Effects of large multipurpose dams on public

health and food security: A case study of Masinga Dam, Kenya

2. Mukhovi Stella Mikalista

PhD The impact of farm technologies on household

food security among small holders in Western Province of Kenya: A gendered perspective 3. Saeed Mutta

Mwaguni

PhD Environmental Planning and Management

The effects of tourism and related human settlements on the conservation of coastal water resources: A case study of Nyali-Bamburi-Shanzu and Diani-Chale 4. Boru Abdi Hassan MA Environmental

Planning and Management

Factors affecting the population size and distribution of the grevy zebra (equus grevyii) in Northern Laikipia District

5. Gichira Peter Solomon

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The church and sustainable development: A case study of All Africa Conference of Churches in the conservation of forests in Africa

6. Maina R.L. MA Environmental Planning and Management

Causes of fuel wood shortage in Gilgil and Karunga Locations of Gilgil Division, Nakuru District

7. Mangat Rupinder Kaur

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Waste management awareness in Nairobi: The case of jua kali metal workers in Nairobi’s Kamukunji area

8. Mwithali

Lawrence Michubu

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The role of cleaner production in enhancing water use efficiency in the manufacturing industry: A case study of Central Glass Industries Limited and East African Breweries Limited, Nairobi

9. Ng’ang’a Lucy Wambui

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Effluent discharge from a leather processing plant: A case study of East African Tanners (K)

(5)

Ltd in Njiru, Nairobi 10. Ngumbi Emmanuel

Ivalya

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Local communities and wildlife interactions: The case study of Kitengela wildlife dispersal area of Nairobi National Park

11. Ogega-Siamento Esther

MA Environmental Planning and Management

An evaluation of land tenure and registration process in Maua Location, Meru North District of Kenya

12. Ojwang Orwa Isaac

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Spatial analysis of informal settlement sprawl and its environmental impact: A case study of Kibera

13. Otieno Eric Ogara MA Environmental Planning and Management

The essentials of a sustainable participatory forest management regime: A case of Ntorosi community environmental group, Namanga hills forest, Kajiado District

CLASS OF 2008

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Nyangaga John Moenga

PhD Environmental effects of stream flow and

turbidity in Itare River catchment within the Lake Victoria drainage basin, Kenya 2. Moronge James

Miyogo

PhD Economic liberalization and industrial

restructuring: A case study of the formal manufacturing sector in the city of Nairobi 3. Wambua Boniface

Nzuve

PhD Food security in semi-arid areas: An analysis of

socio-economic and institutional factors with reference to Makueni District, Eastern Kenya 4. Nyandega Isaiah

Angiro

PhD The climatology of drought in the upper Tana

River catchment of Kenya: An integrated analysis

5. Kahindi Katsoleh G.C.

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Awareness of Environmental Law: A Case Study of Nairobi Residents living Around the Dandora Dumping Site

6. Kodiaga Joel Tito MA Environmental Planning and Management

An Assessment of the Status of Health Care Waste Management in Kenya: The Case of Nyanza Province

7. Maina Micro David MA Environmental Planning and Management

Access to Water for Life and Enhanced Livelihoods Through Improved Water Governance: The Case of Kibera Slum 8. Mulonga Julie K. MA Environmental

Planning and Management

Alternative Approaches to the Management of Excreta: An Assessment of the Factors that Have Led to Household Choice and Adoption of Ecological Sanitation (ECOSAN) in Wajir 9. Muchiri Peris W. MSc Hydrology Evaluation of the Performance of the USGS

Stream Flow Model to the Shabelle River Basin in Somalia

10. Mwangi Angeline Wanjiru

MA Environmental Planning and Management

A Study on the Status and Challenges of the Environmental Audit Process in Kenya 11. Mwangi Ruth

Njoki

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Horticulture, Pesticide Use, Environmental Concerns and Food Security: A Case Study for Nguruma Irrigation Scheme

(6)

12. Nguru Paul Muiru MA Environmental Planning and Management

Impacts of Sand Mining on the Environment in Mjanaheri-Ngomeni Areas of Magarini

Division, Kenya 13. Nyandika Jane MA Environmental

Planning and Management

Environmental Problems Associated with Tea Factories in Kenya: A Case Study of Kebirigo Coffee Factory

14. Shah Parita S. MA Environmental Planning and Management

Environmental Audit of Educational Institutions: The Case of Oshwal Academy Primary School, Nairobi, Kenya

CLASS OF 2007

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Kenduiwo Augustine Kipng’eno

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Impact of Scio-Economic Factors on Adoption of Soil and Water Conservation Practices in Kenya: A Case Study of Kyogong Catchment in Bomet District, Rift Valley Province 2. Kiragu Franklin

Mwirigi

MA Environmental Planning and Management

An Environmental Impact Assessment of Commercial Captive Breeding of Crocodiles 3. Maina Nelson

Manyeki

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Energy Conservation in Boarding Schools: A Case of Thika District

4. Mutui Frida Nyiva MA Environmental Planning and Management

Waste Disposal, Sanitation and Health in Nairobi: A Case Study of Kasarani, Nairobi 5. Mwathe Kennedy

Murimi

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The Nature, Economic Costs and Management Strategies for Human Wildlife Conflict in Magadi Area, South Rift, Kenya

6. Oyieko Lydiah Kemunto

MA Environmental Planning and Management

An Analysis of the Rural Livelihoods and the Sustainable Use of Osodo Wetland in the Sondu-Miriu River Basin in Kenya

CLASS OF 2006

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Oluoko-Odingo Alice A.

PhD Food security and poverty among small scale

farmers in Nyando District, Kenya

2. Thenya Thuita T. PhD Analysis of maenophite biomass productivity, utilization and its impact on various eco-types of Yala swamp, Lake Victoria basin, Kenya 3. Ambuchi David

Ombisi

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Plastic Waste Management in Kenya: An Evaluation of Policies and Regulations on Plastic Bags and Plastic Bottles Waste in Nairobi

4. Godana Ramat MA Environmental Planning and Management

The Trend and Impacts of Forest Resources Utilization on Marsabit Mountain Ecosystem 5. Ikawa Joseph

Victor Otieno

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The Dispersion and Control of Domestic Biodiversity in Nairobi: A GIS Project 6. M’ribu Jackson

Mugambi

MA Environmental Planning and Management

A Study of Waste Management Approaches in Tea Processing Factories: Case Study of Small Holder Tea Factories in Kenya

7. Madara George Petit

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Impacts of Improved Water and Sanitation on Under Five Mortality in Urban Kenya

(7)

Kathure Planning and Management Ecosystem on Livelihoods: A Case Study of Kaketa in Kilome Division of Makueni District 9. Makokha William

Eugene

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The Influence of Urban Residential Settlements on the Management of Selected Dryland Natural Resources: A Case Study of Ngong Division, Kajiado District

10. Mulinya Caroline MA Climatology A Study of Climatic Trends in Relation to Land Use Change in the Mt. Marsabit Region in Eastern Province, Kenya

11. Mutua Julius M. MA Environmental Planning and Management

Biomass Energy Consumption in Dryland Towns: A Case Study of Emerging Urban Settlements in Kitui District

12. Ndungu James MA Environmental Planning and Management

Economic Evaluation of Ecosystem Services in the Shampole Wetland, South Ewaso Ngiro River, Kenya

CLASS OF 2005

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Adipo Peter Ouma MA Environmental Planning and Management

Hospital Waste Management in Nairobi City 2. Arunga Michael

Obare

MA Environmental Planning and Management

GIS Simulation of Settlement and Urban Expansion in the Kitengela Wildlife Dispersal Area

3. Gichuki Geoffrey Rukenya

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Environmental Problems and Human Health in Urban Informal Settlements: A Case Study of Mukuru Kwa Njenga, Nairobi

4. Kinuthia Henry Mwaura

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The Total Economic Valuation of Natural Resources: Perceived Community Livelihood Values of Mukogodo Forest, Laikipia, Kenya 5. Kinuthia Peter

Kinyanjui

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Urban Solid Waste Management System Using Geographic Information Systems (GIS): A Case Study of Kayole, Soweto, Nairobi 6. Maina Anne

Wamuyu

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Community Involvement in Domestic Solid Waste Management: A Case Study on Kayole Environmental Management Association 7. Mburu George

Gathuru

MA Environmental Planning and Management

An Assessment of the Impact of Relic Forests on Urban Greening in the City of Nairobi, Kenya

8. Mohammed Jamila MA Environmental Planning and Management

Environmental Impacts of a Burst Reservoir: A Case Study of Kibubuti Dam in Kiambu, Kenya

9. Muhati Librata Nekesa

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Economic Valuation of Wetland Ecosystems: A Case Study of Ondiri Swamp in Kiambu, Kenya

10. Oduor Vincent Owino

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Assessment of Zea Mays (Maize) Yield Changes in Relation to Weather Variability in Trans-Nzoia District, Western Kenya

11. Otieno A. MA Environmental Planning and Management

Domestic Water Consumption Per Capita: A Case Study of Selected Households in Nairobi 12. Ouna Tom MA Environmental Hydrological Response to Use and

(8)

Land-Odhiambo Planning and Management Cover Changes in the Nyando Basin

CLASS OF 2004

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Charo Charles Kombe

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Utilization of Hazardous Industrial Alumina and Iron Waste in the Cement Manufacturing Process

2. Gikonyo Josephat Mbiri

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The Effects of Biomass Energy Use by Rural Households in a Dryland Environment: Case Study of Mwingi District

3. Kaburu Humphrey Munene

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Evaluation of the Environmental Impacts of Changing Land Use System from Pastoralism to Crop Production: A Case Study of Katilu Division, Turkana District

4. Karingi Lincoln Kivuti

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Factors Affecting Environmental Quality in the Residential Areas in Nairobi

5. Muia Mary Waceke Thongoh

MA Environmental Planning and Management

A Study of Used Oil Management: A Case Study of Nairobi City, Kenya

6. Murugu Rosemary Wanjiru

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Review of the Impact of Tea Development on the Forest Cover in Parts of Eastern Aberdares Region

7. Nganga Kamithi MA Environmental Planning and Management

The Role of Ecotourism in Environmental Management: A Case Study of Southern Laikipia Plateau, Laikipia District

CLASS OF 2003

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Ngugi Alice MA Environmental Planning and Management

A Water Quality, Biodiversity Assessment and Community Perception Analysis of Rungiri Reservoir, Kikuyu, Kenya

2. Wafula John MA Environmental Planning and Management

Corporate Environmentalism and

Sustainability: Emerging Trends in Kenya 3. Bundi Jeremy

Miriti

MA Transport Geography Rural Transportation Problems: A Case Study of Tea Roads in the Southern Tea Growing Region of Mt. Meru, Kenya

CLASS OF 2002

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Kitheka Johnston Utu

PhD Hydrology Hydrodynamic processes, transport and flux of

sediments in the Mwache Creek mangrove wetland in Kenya

2. Gichuhi Margaret Wachu

MA Environmental Planning and Management

The Assessment of the Impact of

Anthropogenic Activities on the Migratory Corridors of Nairobi National Park: A Geographic Information Systems Approach 3. Mfashwanayo

Bagara Modeste

MA Environmental Planning and Management

Status of Water Resource Use and Water Quality: The Case of Athi River Through Mavoko Municipality

4. Mwaguni Saeed MA Environmental Planning and Management

Public Health Problems in Mombasa District: A Case Study on Sewage Management

CLASS OF 2000

(9)

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC 1. Kariga Joseph

Nganga

MA Economic Geography An Investigation of Some of the Economic Impacts of Feeder Roads in Rural Areas: A Case Study of Thika District, Kenya

CLASS OF 1999

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Kamau Maryanne Njeri

MA Economic Geography The Role of Tourism in Regional

Development: A Case Study of Village Tourist Centres of the Coast Province, Kenya

2. Achieng Bertha Othoche

MA Economic Geography The economic impact of international tourism on the Kenyan economy: A case study of the Lake Victoria Region

3. Oluoko Alice Atieno

MA Agricultural Geography

Some Aspects of Small Holders Tea Production in Belgut Division of Kericho District, Kenya

4. Omukoba Winston MSc Biogeography Effects of Damming on the Sosiani River Ecosystem: An Environmental Impact Assessment

CLASS OF 1998

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Kinyua Tartisius Nguru

MA Urban Geography A Spatial Assessment of Rental Housing

Services and Constraints in Municipality of Meru

2. Kyaka Joshua Mbunya

MA Economic Geography The Spatio-Temporal Structure of Periodic Livestock Markets and their Associated Environmental Effects in Laikipia District, Kenya

3. Awino Joel Oluoch MA Urban Geography The Matatu Mode of Public Transportation in the Municipality of Kisumu, Kenya

4. Omoke Kennedy J. MA Population Geography The Impact of Population Dynamics on the Forest Resource: A Case Study of West Laikipia District, Kenya

5. Thuita Thenya MSc Biogeography Some Ecological Aspects, Bio-Economic Values and Human Impact on a Tropical Papyrus Wetland, Ewaso Narok Swamp, Laikipia District Kenya

6. Obwa Peter MA Urban Geography Geographical Perspectives on the Role of Small Urban Centres in Regional Planning Strategy: A Study of Marketing and Trade in Laikipia District Kenya

7. Okuku Titus O. MA Urban Geography The spatial dynamics of freight transportation in the city of Nairobi, Kenya

CLASS OF 1997

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Miyogo James Moronge

MA Industrial Geography Spatial Patterns, Location Variables and the Industrial Structure of Kisii District

Agricultural Manufacturing Industries

(10)

Kemoni Health Planning in Kisii District 3. Anyona George

Oduol

MSc Hydrology An Investigation into Some Water Quality

Problems of Lake Kanyaboli in Kenya

CLASS OF 1996

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Wefukho Bernard Wachie

MA Industrial Geography Industrial development planning: The case of development inducing and development supporting industries in Western Kenya 2. Mbinda B.M. MSc Geography Indigenous knowledge and practices in

biodiversity conservation: A case study of the Ilchamus, Baringo District, Kenya

3. Muthoni Ann Mary MA Urban Geography The role of cooperatives in residential housing provision: A case study of the city of Nairobi 4. Oyunge Isaiah

Michira

MSc Hydrology An assessment of the groundwater quality

variations with landuse in Chirichiro catchment, upper Gucha drainage basin 5. Mikalista Stella

Mukhovi

MA Agricultural Geography

Small holder household labour allocation in food production: A case study of Ikolomani Division, Kakamega District

CLASS OF 1995

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Irandu Evaristus Makunyi

PhD Transport Geography Air transport in Kenya: An analysis of domestic and international airline networks 2. Owuor Samuel

Ouma

MA Urban Geography The role of small and intermediate-size urban centres in regional and national development: A case study of municipality of Bungoma, Kenya

3. Ntabo John-Suit Mogeni

MA Urban Geography The nature and determinants of residential

mobility in Kisii town and its implications for housing policy

4. Neru Jeremiah Lewis

MSc Hydrology The influence of vegetation on the water

resources of the Naro Moru Catchment 5. Ndegea Samuel MA Urban Geography The role and potential of the taxi mode of

transport in the city of Nairobi, Kenya: A geographical analysis

6. Ongaro Stephen Ambrose Lulalire

MA Economic Geography Transportation as a medium for spatial integration: A case study of Kenya’s railway network

CLASS OF 1994

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Kirimi Margaret Wanjugu

PhD Geography Determinants of fertility in urban centres in

Kenya: A case study of Nairobi and Mombasa 2. Abate Kefialew PhD Climatology The climatology of drought over parts of

Ethiopia and their impacts on crop production with special reference to the impact of drought on the production of barley and maize

3. Mochiemo Gabriel Onyiego

MSc Hydrology An Investigation into the Effects of Changes in

(11)

Rates from the Turasha Catchments, Kenya 4. Nyandika Disterius

Ondieki

MA Agricultural Geography

Food security and agricultural development: A case study of Bogetaorio II sub location, Kisii District, Kenya

CLASS OF 1993

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Mungai David PhD A micrometrological investigation of yield differences in alley cropping trials in the semi-arid areas of Machakos District

2. Abwao Peter MSc Hydrology The determination of water quality

characteristics of run off for consecutive storms within Nairobi’s city centre with a view to planning for its proper management 3. Otieno Moses Kola MA Urban Geography The Role of Non-Motorized Mode of

Transportation: A Case Study of Hand Carts Operations in Kisumu Municipality, Kenya 4. Mmuka Mary

Consolata

MA Urban Geography Residential Location Preference: A Study of

Consumers Choice Patterns in Nairobi, Kenya 5. Omari Herbert

Lumumba

MSc Hydrology The Effect of Damming at the Masinga

Kamburu, Gitaru, Kindaruma and Kiambere Dams on Flood Frequency and Risk on River Tana, Kenya

6. Muthike Joseph Muriithi

MSc Hydrology Some drainage characteristics of rivers

Rwamuthambi and Ragati sub-catchments of the upper Tana catchment in Kenya

CLASS OF 1992

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Kitheka Johnson Utu

MSc Hydrology Soil Erosion and its Impact on Surface Water

Reservoirs: A Case Study of Nguu Tatu Catchments, North East of Mombasa District 2. Lugano Emily A.M MA Urban Geography The Socio-Economic Conditions of Female

Migrants in Low Income Areas of Kenya 3. Ombasa D.

Mochama

MA Geography The Effects of Economic Enterprises on

Fertility Behaviour: A Case Study of the Gusii Community of Western Kenya

4. Okumu Atieno A. MA Urban Geography Participation of Women in Income Generating Activities: A case study of Dandora, Nairobi 5. Kiranga John

Maina

MA Population Geography Migration Trends in Mombasa District

CLASS OF 1991

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Mwanje Justus Inonda

PhD Medical Geography Investigations of systems ecologic models of human African trypanosomiasis epidemic: A case study of Kenya

2. Kumba J. Kemunto MA Geography The Influence of Selected Socio-Economic Factors on Food Crop Production in Kisii District: A Case Study of Itianyi Division 3. Mutie Benjamin M. MA Agricultural Ecological and Social-Economic Factors

(12)

Geography Influencing Small Holder Washington Navel Orange Production in the Southern Lowland Zones of Machakos District Kenya

4. Rimberia Mary Mukami

MA Population Geography A Survey of Infant and Childhood Mortality in Meru District, Kenya

5. Mwaura Francis MSc Geography Some Aspects of Hydrochemistry, Lake Level and Vegetation Dynamics in the Lake

Elementaita Basin, Rift Valley, Kenya

CLASS OF 1990

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Musingi J.B Kioko MA Climatology Effective Rainfall and Bean Yield in a Tropical Semi-Arid Environment: A Case Study of South Eastern Machakos District, Kenya 2. Osebe David A.M MSc Geography Ecological and Socio-Economic Factors

Influencing Livestock Production: A Case Study of the Dairy Industry in three Major Agro-Ecological Zones of Kisii District 3. Nyandega Isaiah A. MA Climatology Assessment and Characterization of the Drought Occurrence in the Lake Victoria Basin: A Case Study of West Kenya 4. Muiruri Philomena

Wairimu

MA Urban Geography Recreational Utilization of Open Spaces in

Nairobi City, Kenya 5. Aduwo Gibson

Isaiah

MA Urban Geography The role of efficiency and quality of services of the matatu mode of public transport in Nairobi, Kenya: A geographical analysis

CLASS OF 1986

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Ogonda Richard T. PhD Transport Geography The development of road transport systems in Kenya

2. Mabonga Joash W. Simuyu

MA Urban Geography The Informal Sector: An Alternative Kenyan

Strategy for Economic Development for the Urban Poor

CLASS OF 1985

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Kareri Raphael W. MA Economic Geography Nyeri farming systems viewed from physical and social-economic aspects

2. Ndolo Isaac J. MSc Climatology Water-Balance and Rice Yields In a Tropical Environment: A Case Study of Mwea Irrigation Settlement, Kirinyaga District, Kenya

3. Kaniaru Dennis Chege

MA Geography Environment and Development: An

Environmental Impact Analysis of the Proposed Upper Athi Dam

CLASS OF 1984

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Wegulo F. Nyongesa

MA Geography Location Structure and Impact of the

Manufacturing Industries: A Case Study of Nyanza Province, Kenya

(13)

Musyoka Spatial and Structural Patterns of Rural Houses in Ukambani, Kenya

3. Macoloo Gervase Chris

MA Urban Geography Housing in Kisumu Town: A Geographical

Study of Demand, Supply and Policy 4. Mungai David N. MA Analysis of some seasonal rainfall

characteristics in the Lake Victoria region of Kenya

CLASS OF 1983

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Obara Dunstan Agatha

PhD Agricultural Geography

Environmental and agronomic factors influencing variation in small holder cotton yields in the Kano plains, Kisumu District, Western Kenya

2. Ayiemba Elias H.O. PhD Nuptial determinants of fertility in Western Kenya

3. Aduwo Isaiah Gibson

MA Urban Geography The Role, Efficiency and Quality of Service in the Matatu Mode of Transport in Nairobi, Kenya: A Geographical Analysis

CLASS OF 1982

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Irandu Evaristus M. MA Geography The Road Network in the Mombasa Municipal

Area: A Spatial Analysis of its Effects on Land Values, Population Density and Travel Patterns

2. Maranga E.K. MSc Geography Water balance studies in relation to tea yields

in the Brooke Bond Leibig estates, Kericho, Kenya

CLASS OF 1981

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Oucho John O. PhD Geography Rural-rural migration and population change: A case study of the Kericho tea estate complex in Kenya

2. Nyanguto Pauline M.

MA Geography Settlement Patterns in Nyeri District

CLASS OF 1980

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Odhiambo Omondi MA Geography Migration and Fertility in a Rural Area of Kenya: The Case Study of North-Western Machakos District

2. Obiero J.C.A MA Geography The Western Kenya Sugar Industry with Specific Reference to Nyanza and Western Province

CLASS OF 1979

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Ngau Peter Musyoki

MA Urban Geography Internal Structure of Residential Areas in Nairobi

CLASS OF 1978

(14)

1. Ongwenyi George S.O.

PhD Geography Erosion and sediment transportation in the

Tana catchments with special reference to the Thiba basin

2. Thairu Rhoda W. MA Geography The Availability, Dissemination and Utilization of Information Population in Kenya, with Special Reference to the Period 1946-1977 3. Kangi Margaret

Wanjugu

MA Geography Urban-Rural Fertility Differential: A Case

Study of Nairobi and Central Province

CLASS OF 1976

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Ogonda Richard Timothy

MA Geography Transportation in the Nairobi Area: A

Geographical Analysis 2. Obara Dunstan

Agatha

MSc Geography Environmental Problems of Smallholder

Sugarcane Production in the Nyanza Sugar Belt

CLASS OF 1974

NAME DEGREE AWARDED THESIS/PROJECT TOPIC

1. Ayiemba Elias H.O. MA Intercensal Population Change: A Comparative Study of Kano Location of the Sugar Belt, 1962-1973

References

Related documents