Dr. Paul Maina Guthiga

Country of current residence

Kenya

Current position

Policy Analyst

Current institute employer

International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI)

Since

2010

Website current institute

www.ilri.org

Office address

International Livestock Research Institute Naivasha Road, P.O. Box 30709 Nairobi 00100, Kenya

Office phone

+254-20-4223414

Previous positions

Research Assistant, Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research and Analysis (KIPPRA) Research Assistant, International Center for Insect Physiology and Ecology (ICIPE) Post-Doc Researcher, Center for Development Research, Bonn, Germany Policy analysts, KIPPRA & Lecturer, University of Nairobi

Professional memberships

International Society for Ecological Economics (ISEE) International Association for the Study of the Commons (IASC) African Society for Ecological Economics (ASEE) African Association for Agricultural Economists (AAAE) Commonwealth Forestry Association (CFA)

Profession

Agricultural Economist

Specialisation

Agricultural Policy, Environmental and resource economics

Degrees / expertise

PhD, University of Bonn, Germany, December, 2007

Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya, May, 2004

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University of Nairobi, Kenya, November, 1999

Professional experience

Septemebr 2003 - April 2004: Research Assistant, Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research & Analysis (KIPPRA)

August 2002 - February 2003: Research Assistant, International Center for Insect Physiology & Ecology (ICIPE)

2008

Guthiga, P. M., J. Mburu, K. Holm-Mueller.  2008.  Factor Influencing Local Communities' Satisfaction Levels with Different Forest Management Approaches of Kakamega Forest, Kenya.  Environmental Management, 41(5)   : 696-706   .

2007

Guthiga, P.  2007.  Economic Assessment of Different Management Approaches of Kakamega Forest in Kenya: Cost-benefit and Local Community Satisfaction Analysis.  Doctoral thesis at  Faculty of Agriculture, University of Bonn.  Further Information
Guthiga, P.M., J.T. Karugia and R.A. Nyikal.  2007.  Does use of draft animal power increase economic efficiency of smallholder farms in Kenya?.  Renewable Agriculture and Food Systems, 22(4)   : 290-296   .

2006

Guthiga P., Mburu J., and K. Holm-Mueller.  2006.  Cost-Benefit Analysis of Different Management Approaches of Kakamega Forest in Kenya.  A Conference paper presented at the 8th Annual BIOECON conference, Cambridge UK, 29-30 August 2006.

2005

Abila R., I. Diafas, Guthiga P., R. Hatfield,.  2005.  Economic valuation and environmental assessment (Training Manual).  Download [PDF]
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Research themes
  • Governance
  • Growth, inequality and poverty
Research countries
  • Kenya
Research projects
Biodiversity Analysis Transect for Africa -East Africa (BIOTA-East)
Working groups

Natural Resources Group

Professional experience
Septemebr 2003 - April 2004: Research Assistant, Kenya Institute for Public Policy Research & Analysis (KIPPRA) August 2002 - February 2003: Research Assistant, International Center for Insect Physiology & Ecology (ICIPE)
Degrees

PhD, University of Bonn, Germany, December, 2007

Master of Science in Agricultural Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya, May, 2004

Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, University of Nairobi, Kenya, November, 1999

Funding institutions

BMBF

Paul Maina Guthiga

Former Senior Researcher

Former Department :
ZEF B: Department of Economic and Technological Change

Office E-Mail:
p.guthiga(at)cgiar.org