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DR. HUMPHREYS WERE OBULINJI

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PERSONAL DETAILS
Designation
LECTURER
Corporate Email
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Phone Number
+254721664266
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Division / Faculty
Faculty of Environment and Resources Development
Directorate / Dept
GEOGRAPHY
NJORO
Address
BOX 536 NJORO
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • 2016: Ph.D - Egerton University, Kenya
  • 1996: MSc. Geography - Egerton University, Kenya
  • 1992: B.A (Economics and Geography) - Egerton University, Kenya
FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Economic Geography / Rural / regional Development

WORK EXPERIENCE
  • 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: Assistant, Geography Department, Egerton University
RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Economic Geography/Issues in (regional) development
LIST OF PUBLICATIONS
  1. 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.
  2. 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 Unpublished Research Report.
  3. 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
  4. 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.
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
TEACHING AREAS
  • Regional Geography
  • Practical Geography
  • Statistics
  • Urban Planning
  • Economic Geography
  • Regional Development
  • Political Geography, among others.
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