Gilbert O. O. Obwoyere (Dr.rer.nat)

Gilbert O. O. Obwoyere(Dr.rer.nat)

Senior Lecturer and Chairman Department of Natural Resources

Faculty of Environment and Resources Development,

Department of Natural Resources,

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254-725-214-510

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EDUCATION

 

2007

Ph.D., Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Health

University of Bremen Germany

2001

Master Science natural Resources Management

Egerton University Kenya

1995

B.Sc. Natural Resources Management

Egerton University, Kenya

 

FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION

 

Landscape Ecology and Ecosystem Health

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

July 2009 - present

Chairman, Department of Natural Resources Egerton University

April 2008 - Present

Lecturer, Natural Resources Department

2001-2008

Assistant Lecturer, Department of Natural Resources, Egerton University.

1996-2001

Teaching Assistant/ Research Assistant, Department of Natural Resources Egerton University.

 

KEY RESEARCH PROJECTS

 

2012 -

African climate Change fellowship programme (US$ 17992)

2012

Greening Nakuru County NEMA Ksh 500,000

2011

African climate Change fellowship programme (US$ 10000)

 

RECENT SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

1

Ssegujja F., Nagaya M.L. Obwoyere O.G. 2012 Information sourcs and preferences for resource utilization by commercial urban farmers in Kampala Uganda Journal of Environment Natural Resources Management and Society 45-58

Banga, F.P., Obati, G.O. and Lumbuenamo, R.S. 2012 Factors influencing farmers’ adoption of information for Mangrove forests conservation in Democratic Republic of Congo. In Tusiime, G., Majaliwa Mwanjololo, J.G., Nampala, P. and Adipala, E. (Eds.), 2012. Proceedings of the Third RUFORUM Biennial Regional Conference on Partnerships and Networking for Strengthening Agricultural Innovation and Higher Education in Africa, held 24 – 28 September 2012, Entebbe, Uganda. RUFORUM Working Document Series No. 7. 639-642 ISSN: 1993-8462

Omweri O. J., Moturi W.N. and Obwoyere G.O. 2012 Influence of anthropogenic activities on plant species diversity in Tropical wetland, Kenya Journal of Environment Natural Resources Management and Society 104-114

Omweri O.J., Obwoyere, O.G. and Moturi, N.W.2009 Characterisation of wetland values for sustainable utilization in Kisii Central District Egerton J. Sci.&Tech. vol.9

Zendera W.,Obwoyere, G.O. and Maranga E.K. 2012 Application of Weather Forecasts in Agriculture ISBN 978-3-8465-8854-3 Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH and Co. KG

2

Obati G.O 2011 Assessment of Ecosystem-Health in Tropical-Montane Forest Reserves. ISBN 978-3-8443-9806-9 Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH and Co. KG

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

 

Ecosystem Health, Landscape Ecology, Climate Change, Biodiversity Conservation and Ecology of Invasive species