Dr. Thuita Thenya

Country of current residence

Kenya

Current position

Lecturer in Geography

Current institute employer

University of Nairobi

Since

2000

Website current institute

www.uonbi.ac.ke

Private address

Dr. Thuita Thenya P. O. Box 72335 -00200 Nairobi, Kenya

Skills

GIS, Remote Sensing, Land Use Changes

Profession

Geographer

Specialisation

Wetland Ecology

Degrees / expertise

B.Sc 1994, and M.Sc, 1998, Ph.D, 2006 University of Nairobi, Kenya

Professional experience

1). Lecturer/Researcher (Biogeography & Natural Resources), University of Nairobi

2011

Mungai, D., Thenya, T., Muthee, A., Muchemi, G., Mworia, J. K.,and Odouri, G.,.  2011.  Environmental, social and economic assessment of the fencing of the Aberdare Conservation Area.  Further Information

2010

Macharia, J.M., Thenya, T., and Nderitu, G.G.,.  2010.  Management of highland wetlands in central Kenya: the importance of community education, awareness and eco-tourism in biodiversity conservation. 

2008

Thenya, T, Wandago, B.O.B, Nahama, E.T and Gachanja, M..  2008.  Participatory Forest Management Experiences in Kenya (1996-2007).  Kenya Forests Working Group. Nairobi. Further Information

2006

Thenya, T.  2006.  Analysis of Macrophyte Biomass Productivity, Utilisation and its Impact on Various Eco-Types of Yala Swamp, Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya.  Doctoral thesis at  University of Nairobi, Kenya.  Further Information

2005

Thenya, T, R. Wassmann, L. Verchot and D. Mungai.  2005.  Proceedings of the 11th world lakes conference, Nairobi, Kenya 31st oct to 4th Nov 2005. 

2002

Thenya, T.  2002.  Birding in Ewaso Narok Swamp Rumuruti, a dryland swamp.  Kenya Birds, Volume 9: 1& 2.   Further Information

2001

Thenya, T. and F. Msafiri.  2001.  Socio-Economic of Mt. Kenya Forest Ecosystem on, ‘Involvement of Local Communities in Conservation and Management of Mount Kenya National Reserve and The World Heritage Site’. United Nations Development Programme. 

1997

Thenya, T.  1997.  Characteristics and Conservation of Kenya’s Wetlands.  Society of Wetlands Bulletin Vol. 14, .

Additionals, Curriculum Vitae
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Research themes
  • Institutions
  • Macroeconomic Issues
Research countries
  • Kenya
Additional information

Affliate to Noble Laureate Prof Wangrai Maathai Institute at University of Nairobi. Kenya Coordinator STAKE project 2012-2015 in Collaboration with University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Professional experience

1). Lecturer/Researcher (Biogeography & Natural Resources), University of Nairobi

Degrees

B.Sc 1994, and M.Sc, 1998, Ph.D, 2006 University of Nairobi, Kenya

Doctoral research funded by

DAAD/GTZ and ICRAF-Nairobi

Cooperation partners

World Agroforestry Centre -ICRAF, Nairobi

Thuita Thenya

Former Junior Researcher

Former Department:
ZEF C: Department of Ecology and Natural Resources Management

Private E-Mail:
tthenya(at)yahoo.co.uk