Dr Moses Esilaba, PhD

Dr Moses Esilaba, PhD

Department of Environmental Science,

Faculty of Environment and Resource Development,

Egerton University.

P.O. Box 536, 20115 EGERTON, KENYA

Cell: (+254)733378594

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EDUCATION

EDUCATION

2014

Ph.D., Environmental Science

University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

2002

M.Sc. in Natural Resources Management

Egerton University, Kenya.

1995

B.Sc. . in Natural Resources Management

Egerton University, Kenya

1984

Diploma in Ranch Management

Egerton College (Now Egerton University)

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Biodiversity conservation

WORK EXPERIENCE

MAY 2015

Senior Lecturer Department of Environmental Science

May 2015

Member of Faculty post graduate committee

May 2013

Appointed Team Member for the implementation of ISO 14001 (EMS)

2012-Present

Appointed the coordinator of Environmental Impact Assessment training course in the Department of Environmental Science, Egerton University

March-April 2012

Short listing Panel member for the Long Term Awards Australian Awards for Africa

2011-2014

Faculty Representative to Board of Graduate School, Egerton University

Oct. 2010-April 2015

Lecturer Department of Environmental Science

2003-2010

Assistant lecturer,, Department of Environmental Science,  Egerton University

1988-2002

Senior technician,  Egerton University

1984-1987

Technical Officer, Ministry of Agriculture and Livestock Development, Kenya

RESEARCH PROJECTS

2007-2008

Wildlife-Livestock interaction in Semi-arid lands in Kenya-sponsored by Egerton University-University of the Witwatersrand. PhD

1999-2000

Resource Use Conflict Resolution among Samburu Pastoral Communities, Kenya, funded by PARIMA of Global Livestock Collaborative Project-Msc

REVIEWED PROJECTS

2015

IPMforCDN: Interdisciplinarity, Participation And Modeling for wildlife Conservation and Rural Development around Nairobi National Park, Kenya

CONFERENCES AND WORKSHOPS

May, 1989

Participated in training workshop on Multipurpose trees and shrubs Germplasm collection

June, 1998

Participated in First Biannual Workshop on Pastoral Risk Management (PARIMA), by GL-CRSP, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

June 1999

Trained in Participatory Rural Appraisal (P.R.A).

July 1999:

Participated in Research Seminar on “Impacts of Project Food Aid on Production and Nutrition.

June 2001

Participated in Second Biannual Workshop on Pastoral Risk Management., Egerton University

Sept 2009

Participated in a workshop on poster presentation and writing of an abstract, at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa.

Nov. 2010

Participated in Proposal Writing Workshop (24th – 26th November) at Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

June 2012

Participated in training workshop on Implementation of an Environmental Management Systems according to ISO 14001.

March 2013

Participated in Inter-Ministerial and inter-University Forum for Enhancing Climate Change Capacities in Kenya

June 2013

Participated in a National Stakeholders forum on improved access to Safe water and agricultural yields using Japanese water purification Technologies.

Sept. 2013

Internal Audit training in Environmental management Systems (ISO 14001)

March 2015

Participated in 9th Egerton University International Conference.

March 2015

Participated in  Master of Research and Public Policy orientation workshop

September 2015

Self assessment of quality programmes workshop- Egerton University

December 2015

Presentation: “Environmental Stewardship”  in an international course on sustainable agriculture-Egerton University

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1

Teaching National Disaster Management course to Military Officers

2

Supervision of Post-graduate students

3

Academic advising to students

4

Coordination of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) training, Department of Environmental Science, Egerton University, Kenya.

5

Conducting EMS internal audit, Egerton University

PROFFESSIONALMEMBERSHIP

1.

Internal Auditor, Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001)-KEBS, Kenya

2

Committee member for the implementation of Environmental Management Systems (ISO 14001) Egerton University, Kenya

3.

Member of Centre for Action and Applied Research for Development (U) Limited

CONSULTANCY

Organization

Year

Tasks

Australian Govt

2012

Selection of Msc students for Australian African Award Scholarships-Nairobi

FAO

2015

Assessment of Safe Access to Fuel and Energy (SAFE) in Marsabit, Meru and Kitui Counties, Kenya-

PUBLICATIONS (Refereed journals)

1

Millicent A. Mokua, Stanley M. Makindi, Moses Esilaba. 2014 The Cost-Benefit Analysis of Fisheries Management Systems in Kenya: The Case of Lake Victoria. Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review Journal, Vol. 30 No. 2. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

2

Esilaba, M.O., Obwoyere, G.O.O., Tangus, J.K. and Mokua, M.A. 2014. Resource use conflict resolution  and poverty alleviation among pastoral communities in Samburu, County, Kenya. Palgo journal of Education Research. 2: 108 – 115.

3

Mokua, M.A., Makindi, S.M. and Esilaba, M.O. 2014. Management of Fisheries Resources In Lake Victoria: An Assessment of Institutional Capacity in the Kenyan Fisheries Department. J. of Envt. And Nat. Res. Mgt and Soc. (JENRS) Vol. 2. Issue 1. Pp.91 – 99.

4

Rotich, B., Makindi, S.M. and Esilaba, M.O. 2014. Sengwer Community and their dependency on Kapolet Forest Resources of Cherangany Hills Kenya. J. of Envt. And Nat. Res. Mgt and Soc. (JENRS) Vol. 2. Issue 1. Pp. 81 – 90.

5

Tangus, J., Esilaba, M.O. and Mokua, M.A. 2014. Influence of Enterprise Diversification on Risk Management amongst Samburu Pastoralists of Kenya. J. of Bus. Man. & Admin. Res. (JBMA). Vol.2 (1): pp.1 – 6.

6

Esilaba, M.O., Maara, T.N. and J.K. Tangus. 2007. Impact of Human-Wildlife Conflict Resolution on Wildlife Conservation and Socio-economic Welfare of Pastoral Communities. Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review Journal, Vol. XXIII, No.2 Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

7

Esilaba, M.O. 2005. Household Production and Risk Management among pastoral communities in Samburu District, Kenya. Eastern Africa Social Science Research Review Journal, Vol. XXI No. 2. Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

8

Elizabeth Kiptoo1*, Moses Esilaba3, George Kobia1 and Raphael Ngure2. 2015. Factors influencing low immunization coverage among Children between 12-23 months in East Pokot, Baringo County, Kenya

BOOKS

1

Effect of wildlife on forage selection by cattle (Bos indicus Lichtenstein) in a semi-arid environment, Kenya. Lambert Academic Publishing, Heinrich-Bocking-Str. 6 – 8, 66121, Saarbrucken, Germany. (No. 978-3-659-61508-5).

SUPERVISION

1

Brian Rotich Kanyongi: M.Sc thesis entitled “Unsuitable Forest management and Forest Use Conflicts in Kapolet Forest, Cherangany Hills, Kenya”.

2

Dorothy Musimbi Evalia: M.Sc thesis entitled “Assessment of Socio-Economic and Physical Environmental Factors affecting the adoption of Zero Grazing Technology in Samia Sub-County, Kenya.

3

Elizabeth Kiptoo: Msc. Thesis entitled “Factors Influencing Low Immunization Coverage in East Pokot, Baringo County” Kenya

4

Kamundia, John: Msc. Thesis entitled Assessment of disaster preparedness ;A review case of Nyamira County Referral Hospital, Nyamira County, Kenya”.

5

Joel k. Bett: Msc. Thesis entitled “Assessment of solid waste management among households in Kaptembwa location in Nakuru west sub-county, Nakuru county”, Kenya

EXTERNAL THESIS EXAMINATION

1

Mr. Klerkson Okomboli Lugusa. Thesis entitled “ Fodder Production as an Adaptation Strategy in the drylands: A case Study of Drylands of Baringo County in Kenya” 2015

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Sustainable utilization of ASAL resources

REFEREES

 

1

Prof. A. A. Aboud: Department of Natural Resources, Egerton University,

Box 536, 20115, EGERTON, KENYA

2

Dr. S.M. Makindi: Department of Environmental Science, Egerton University,

Box 536, 20115, EGERTON, KENYA

3

Dr. M.A. Mokua: Department of Environmental Science, Egerton University,

Box 536, 20115, EGERTON, KENYA