Obulinji, H. Were (B.A, MSc., PhD Ggeography)

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Obulinji, H. Were (B.A, MSc, PhD. Ggeography)

Department of Geography

Faculty of Environment and Resources Development

Egerton University.

Contacts: Department of Geography

Faculty of Environment and Resources Development

Egerton University

P.o Box 536 (20115)

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PERSONAL DETAILSEDUCATION

2008 -2013

 

2016

Ph.D

Egerton University, Kenya

1996

MSc. Geography

Egerton University, Kenya

1992

B.A (Economics and Geography)

Egerton University, Kenya

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Economic Geography/Rural/regional Development

 

WORK/OCCUPATIONAL AND ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE AND OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES

 

1996-2013

Assistant Lecturer- Geography Department, Egerton University

2008-2009,

2012-2013

Chairman, Social Welfare, Geography Department Egerton University,

6Th- 8Th May, 2008

Egerton University Distance Learning Material Reviewer, CMRT Egerton University.

2007–2008

Library Officer, Department of Geography, Egerton University.

2001–2006

Timetabling Officer, Department of Geography, Egerton University.

2001-2003

Examination Officer, Department of Geography, Egerton University.

1996-1998

Bookshop and Library Representative, Department of Geography, Egerton University.

1996 – 2013

Student Career/Academic Adviser, Department of Geography, Egerton University.

1992-1995

Teaching Assistant, Geography Department, Egerton University

 

KEY RESEARCH WORK AND PUBLICATIONS

 

  • Currently working on my Ph. D work, entitled: The Impact of NGO-Credit on Micro Enterprise Growth among Members of Self-Help Groups in Butere and Mumias Districts, Kenya.
  • An Assessment of the Impact of Credit from Microfinance Institutions on Small Business Enterprises among Members of Self-help Groups in Nakuru Town, Kenya. 2009. Unpublished Research Report.
  • Economic Development Manual/Module for a Degree Course in Military Science, Egerton University, co-authored by F.N Wegulo and H,W Obulinji – March, 2009
  • Political Geography Manual/Module for a Degree Course in Military Science, Egerton University, co-authored by F.N Wegulo and H.W Obulinji – August, 2008.
  • The Interface between Farm and Non-Farm Activities among the Mumias Sugar Cane Growers, in Alila, P.O. and Pederson, P.Ove (Eds). (2001). Negotiating social space: East African Micro Enterprises. Trenton: Africa World Press. Inc. – Chapter published in a book
  • An Overview of the Food Insecurity Problem in Kenya: Causes and Solutions. Unpublished paper presented at a seminar organized by Action Aid Kenya at Pan Afric Hotel, March, 2000
  • The Impact of Sugar Cane Growing versus Maize and Beans Cultivation on Employment and Income Generation at the Farm Household level: A Case Study of Lunza and Eshirombe Sub-locations of Kakamega District, Kenya. Unpublished M.A. Thesis, Egerton University. 1996

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Economic Geography/Issues in (regional) development

 

COURSES I AM CURRENTLY TEACHING

 

Regional Geography, Practical Geography, Statistics, Urban Planning, Economic Geography, Regional Development, Political Geography, among others.