ON-GOING THEORETICAL RESEARCH (COURSEWORK) FOR PhD STUDENTS – 2019/2020 ACADEMIC YEAR

Sr. No.

Student Reg. No.

 Name

Unit Code

Level (PhD, MA/Msc)

Department

Research Title

Course Instructor

Stage of Study

1

ND13/15546/19

Winfred Mbinya Manetu

GEOG

  821

Ph.D.

GEOG

Waterborne Diseases: Risk factors and Intervention Practices

Dr. Amon Karanja

A manuscript ready for submission to journal

2

ND13/15546/19

Winfred Mbinya Manetu

GEOG

  822

 

Ph.D.

GEOG

Diarrheal Disease in Children under 5 Years of Age: A Global Systematic Review

Dr. Recha Wambongo

Manuscript under review for submission to journal

3

ND13/15540/19

Jackob Ondiko

Haywood

GEOG

  821

Ph.D.

GEOG

Spatio-Temporal Global Drought Trends (1900-2015).

Dr. Amon Karanja

A manuscript ready for submission to journal

4

ND13/15540/19

Jackob Ondiko

Haywood

GEOG

  822

Ph.D.

GEOG

Sorghum Production Response to Drought Stress in Kenya.

Dr. Recha Wambongo

Manuscript under review for submission to journal

5

ND13/15540/19

Jackob Ondiko

Haywood

GEOG

  822

Ph.D.

GEOG

Sorghum Production Constraints in Kenya.

Dr. Recha Wambongo

Under Ongoing Research

6

 

ND13/15551/19

Opole Ombogo

 

 

GEOG

 821

Ph. D.

GEOG

Regression models in forecasting crop yield under climate change scenarios.

 

Dr. Amon Karanja

Manuscript under review for submission to journal

7

ND13/15551/19

Opole Ombogo

 

 

GEOG

 822

Ph. D.

GEOG

Indices for accessing crop fields performance from space.

Dr. Recha Wambongo

Manuscript under review for submission to journal

8

ND13/1555/19

Masesi Gideon

Kyalo

 

 

GEOG

 821

Ph. D.

GEOG

Utilization of seasonal climate forecasts in Kenya. .

Dr. Amon Karanja

Manuscript under review for submission to journal

9

ND13/15553/19

Masesi Gideon

Kyalo

 

GEOG

 822

Ph. D.

GEOG

Climate change: Analysis of existing legal framework  ken

Dr. Recha Wambongo

Manuscript under review for submission to journal

 

10

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 (ARIS

9206)

PhD

GEOG

Illegalized urban agriculture in Nakuru municipality and the dilemmas in urban agricultural land use planning

Dr. Udoto, M.

Completed and

Submitted to the course Instructor

11

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 (ARIS

9206)

PhD

GEOG

Qualities of Transformational Leadership and its impacts in national socio-economic development

Dr. Parsitau, D.

Completed and

Submitted to the course Instructor

12

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 (ARIS

9205)

PhD

GEOG

Steps in preparing a research project proposal in urban planning and management

Dr. Parsitau, D.

Completed and

Submitted to the course Instructor

13

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 

(Geog 811)

PhD

GEOG

Assessment of the most suitable remote sensing systems for urban planning and management

Dr. Mironga, J.M.

Completed

Submitted to the course Instructor

14

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 (URMT

811)

PhD

GEOG

Urban transportation systems in developing countries: Challenges and future prospects

Prof. Ondimu, K.N. and Dr. Obulinji, H.W.

Completed and

Submitted to the course Instructor

15

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 

(URMT

811)

PhD

GEOG

Urban population dynamics and its impacts on urban agricultural land use: Challenges and policy prospects for urban sustainability in Eastern Africa

Prof. Ondimu, K.N. and Dr. Obulinji, H.W.

Completed and

Submitted to the Course Instructor

16

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 

(URMT

811)

PhD

GEOG

Urban administrative practices in developing countries and their effectiveness in sustainable management of spatial, social, economic and environmental aspects of urban development

Dr. Obulinji, H.W.

On going to the course Instructor

17

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 (URMT

821)

PhD

GEOG

Challenges facing the energy sector in urban areas in Kenya

Prof. Ondimu, K.N.

On going to the course Instructor

18

ND16/16532/18

Mutai John Kiprono

 (URMT

821)

PhD

GEOG

Socio-economic strategies to reduce urban health gaps in urban areas in Kenya

Prof. Ondimu, K.N.

On going to the course Instructor

 

Student Research (On-going)

  • Assessment of Meteorological Drought and impacts, adaptation constraints and crop farmers mitigation in dryland: A case of Makueni County, Kenya by Jackob Ondiko Haywood, Ph.D, Reg No.: ND13/15540/19,

 

  • Assessment of Climate Smart Agriculture and their effects on Farmers’ Livelihoods in Soy Sub County, Uasin Gishu County, Kenya by Frankline Kiprotich Yatich, M.A, Reg No.: NM14/12115/17,

 

  • Analysis of the effects of Land certification on Agriculture Productivity among Small Holder Farmers in Nguutani Ward Kitui County, Kenya by Julius Mwaniki Ngwatu, M.A,

 

  • Spatio-Temporal Mapping of drivers of Landuse Change and their Impacts on Lake Baringo Basin, Kenya. by Geoffry Mukonambi Maina, M.A, Reg No, NSM14/14107/15,

 

  • An assessment of geotourism as a strategy for diversifying tourism products in the Western Tourist Circuit, Kenya by Rerimoi Mengich - ND13/0309/11

 

  • Evaluation of community participation and sustainability of its impact on living conditions and livelihoods in secondary cities: a case of Nakuru and Kitale towns, Kenya by Estone Lugairi – ND13/0416/14

 

  • Analysis of effects of rainfall variability on households’ livelihood vulnerability and adaptation among small-scale farmers in Kitui South sub-county, Kenya by Morris Mwatu - ND13/13069/17

 

  • Assessment of effects of floods on livelihoods and well – being – a case of Narok town, Kenya by Catherine W. Waithaka - ND13/40006/16