Dr. Georgina Wambui Njiraini

Research themes
  • Water resources (management)
  • Economic change and vulnerability
  • Gender
Research countries
  • Burkina Faso
  • Ethiopia
  • Ghana
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Malawi
  • Zambia
  • Nigeria
  • Cameroon
  • Benin
  • Mali
  • Togo
Research projects
Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) in the South African Olifants Basin Program of Accompanying Research for Agricultural Innovation (PARI)
Professional experience
Senior Researcher, center for development research (ZEF) Research Associate at the International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

PhD in Agricultural and Development Economics, University of Bonn, Germany


Master of science in agricultural and applied economics-university of Nairobi


Bachelor of science in agricultural economics-university of Nairobi

Funding institutions

Federal Ministry of Education and Research of Germany (BMBF) - Oilfant Project

German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development

Research affiliation



Jourdain, D., N. Namakando, E.D.Mungatana, A.Mirzabaev and G. Njiraini.  2021.  Revealing Salient Aquatic Ecosystem Services Bundles: A Q-Methodology Application in South Africa.  DOI: 10.21203/rs.3.rs-990434/v1, .


Georgina W. Njiraini , Djiby Racine Thiam, Anthea Coggan.  2017.  The analysis of Transaction costs in water policy implementation in South Africa: Trends, determinants and economic implications..  Water Economics and Policy, 01(03)   .


Wambui Njiraini, G.  2016.  Water Policy in South Africa: Effects, Impacts, and the associated transaction costs in the Olifants basin.  Doctoral Thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information


Okello, J.J, Kirui, O.K, Njiraini, G.W,Gitonga,Z.M, Nzuma,J.M.  2014.  Determinants of Awareness and use of ICT based Market Information Services in Developing-Country Agriculture: The case of Smallholder Farmers in Kenya.  Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 53(3)   : 263-282   .


Kirui, O., J. Okello, R. Nyikal, Njiraini & G.  2013.  Impact of Mobile Phone-Based Money Transfer Services in Agriculture: Evidence from Kenya.  Quarterly Journal of International Agriculture, 52 (2), 141 - 162, 52(2)   : 141-162   . Further Information
Njiraini, G. and P.Guthiga.  2013.  Are small scale farmers water use efficient? evidence from lake naivasha basin,Kenya.  environment management, 52(5)   : 1192-201   .


Okello, J., O.Kirui and G.Njiraini.  2011.  Drivers of use of information and communication technology by farm households:the case of small holder farmers in kenya.  journal of agricultural science, .


6. Njiraini, G. W., Thiam,R. D.,Anthea C.  Transaction costs associated with water policy implementation in South Africa.  Water Economics and Policy, .
7. Njiraini, G. W., Thiam,R. D.,Muchapondwa E.  ). Implications of water policy reforms on water use efficiency and quality in South Africa.  Water Resource Economics, .

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Georgina Wambui Njiraini

Senior Researcher

Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

ginawams2004(at)yahoo.com, njirainigw(at)uni-bonn.de