Bernard J. M. Ngoda,

Bernard J. M. Ngoda,

Lecturer,

Faculty of Environment and Resources Development ,

Department of Natural Resources

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536, 20115,

Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254-733 917 199

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EDUCATION

1988

M.Sc. Natural Resource Management.

Agricultural University of Norway, Aas – NLH, Norway

1986

P.G.D Management of Natural Resources and Sustainable Agriculture.

Agricultural University of Norway, Aas – NLH, Norway

1983

B.Sc. Forestry

University of Nairobi

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

Natural Resource Management (Agroforestry)

WORK EXPERIENCE

1st July 1992 to Date

Lecturer, Department of Natural Resources, Egerton University

Sept 1983 to June 1992

Assistant Lecturer, Forestry Department ,Egerton University

May 1983 to Sept 1983

Assistant Conservator Forestry, West Pokot District

Jan to May 1983

Research Officer Trainee, KEFRI

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

1   . Climate Change and Forest Management (2010)

2  . Social-Economic Analysis of Kenya and Uganda’s Forest Management and Conservation Policies (2009)

3  . Sustainable Management of Rural Watersheds (SUMAWA)-2009.

4  . The Role of Women-led Micro Farming Activities in Combating HIV/AIDS in Nakuru, Kenya (2009)

5  . Gender Constraints in Sustainable Land Use: The Case of Butere-Mumias District of Western Kenya (2004)

6   . The Impact of Community Activities in and Around the Mau Forest (1999).

7   .Human Settlement And Woodland Management in Makueni District, Kenya(1998).

8  .Community Participation and Rural Development as a Focus of Forest Management in Kakamega Forest Reserve, Kenya(1996)

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

1.

Obua, J.; Agea, J.; Ngoda, B. And Obonyo, C. (2009). Can Policies Save Our Forests: A Social-Economic Analysis of Kenya and Uganda’s Forest Management and Conservation Policies. The Africa Forestry Research Network (AFORNET).

2.

Njenga, M.; Karanja N.; Gathuru, K. Mbugua, S.; Fedha, N.; Ngoda, B (2009). The Role of Women-led Micro-Farming Activities in Combating HIV/ADIS in Nakuru, Kenya. In Hovorka, A et al eds. Women Feeding Cities. Mainstreaming Gender in Urban Agriculture and Food Security. Practical Action Publishing, Warwickshire, U.K. ISBN 978 1 85339685 4.

3.

Udoto, M.; Mungai, N.W.; Ngoda, B.J.M.; Ondiek, J.O. eds. (2006). Agroforestry and Natural Resources Management Curriculum in Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Institutions. Proceedings of National Workshop, Nakuru, Kenya (Nov. 24-26, 0005).

4.

Ngoda, B. J. M. (2004). Gender Constraints in Sustainable land use: The case of Butere-Mumias District of Western Kenya. (Conference paper).

5.

Ngoda, B. J. M. (2001). Integrated Land Use Practices for Social Forestry Development in Kenya. KEFRI-Nairobi.

6.

Ngoda, B. J. M. (1999). The Impact of Community Activities in and Around the Mau Forest.Forest Action Network (FAN) and the Kenya Forests Working Group (KFWG), Nairobi, Kenya.

7.

Ngoda, B. J. M. and Obwoyere, G. O. O. (1998). Human Settlement and Woodland Management in Makueni District, Kenya. Regional Land Management Unit (RELMA) ICRAF, Nairobi.

8.

Boyd, C. and Ngoda, B. J. M. (1996). Community Participation and Rural Development as Focus of Forest Management in Kakamega Forest Reserve, Kenya. Senior Thesis, Joint Project Between Swathmore College (USA) and Egerton University, (Kenya).

9.

Mudge, K. W., Mwaka, A., Isutsa, D., Musoke, R., and Ngoda, B. J. M. (1992) Plant Propagation: A Teaching Resource Packet – with Emphasis on Agroforestry and Fruit Trees in East Africa. Cornell University, Ithaca, N.Y, USA.

10.

Ngoda, B. J. M. (1992). Principles and Practices of Agroforestry. Resource Manual for University Curriculum. Cornell University and ICRAF.

11.

Ngoda, B. J. M. (1988). The Prospects of Smallholder Agroforestry Activities in Bungoma District, Kenya; a Socio-economic and Ecological Assessment. MSc. Thesis, Agricultural University of Norway.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

1. Sustainable Natural Resources Management

2. Value Chain Analysis of Agroforestry Components

3. Agro-ecosystems

4. Dryland Rehabilitation

5. Natural Resources Utilization Conflicts and Resolution

6. Rural Politics and Poverty Reduction

7. Gender Mainstreaming

8. Developing Curriculum (DECOR)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

1. Council Member, Forestry Society of Kenya (FSK) 2008 to Date.

  1. Life member, Forestry Society of Kenya (2005)
  2. Founder Chairman, Kenya Society of Ethnoecology (1997)
  3. Member, National Agroforestry Steering Committee (1993 – 1996)
  4. Member, Kenya Society of Agricultural Engineers (1991 to date)
  5. Board member, Institute of Women, Gender and Development Studies, Egerton University, Kenya (2005 to Date)
  6. Patron (Advisor) Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), Egerton Chapter 2005 to Date.
  7. Regional Chairman, The Mau and South Rift Chapter (FSK)-2008 to Date