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Ongoing Research Projects

Project Title:

The Maasai Mara Science and Development Initiative (MMDI)

Collaborating Institute:

Maasai Mara University, University of Nairobi, Aarhus University Denmark, Justus-Liebeg-Germany, Keren Blixen Camp, Mararianda Community.

Purpose of Research Project:

Protection, Prevention and Restoration of Maasai Mara Ecosystem.

Maasai Mara university Researchers:

Prof. Walingo MK

Prof. Tabitha Sewe

Prof. Nathan Oyaro

Dr. Jepkemboi Choge

Dr. Florence Kisirkoi

Mrs. Nancy Adagala

Mr. Bonface Isalambo


Project Title:

Sino-Africa Joint Research Centre

Collaborating Institute:

Maasai Mara University and Chinese Academy of Science(SAJOREC)

Purpose of Research Project:

Sewerage Treatment Plant Botanical Gargen

Maasai Mara university Researchers:

Prof. Mary Walingo

Prof. Oyaro Nathan


Project Title:

Kenya-South Africa Joint Research

Collaborating Institute:

Maasai Mara University and University of Pretoria

Purpose of Research Project:

Monitoring Emissions of PAHs from Domestic Renewable and Nonrenewable Fuel Combustion in Urban and Rural Kenya.

Maasai Mara university Researchers:

Dr. Oseno Aloys - Maasai mara University.

Prof. Forbes Patricia - University of Pretoria 

Collaborations and Linkages

University of Pau-France

It was requested that MMU to host one French Master of Tourism student for internship in 2014.The details to be discussed between Dean Tourism MMU and Director Tourism University of Pau France after the conference.

Clemson University - U.S.A.

Exchange research, training and workshop conference Developing a tourism information system for Maasai Mara Game Reserve

University of Bordeaux 3-France

Establishment of a French Language Institute/ centre Maasai Mara University is currently teaching French language to students undertaking tourism, arts and hospitality courses.

Aarhus University- Denmark

Establish and promote joint research, development projects and academic cooperation with focus on the Maasai Mara (ecosystem, living conditions, economic growth and biodiversity)

Regents University-London-U.K

Areas of collaboration: Education cooperation and articulation programmes. Research collaboration Exchange of students, faculty and staff members Joint consultancy activities Knowledge transfer Participation in seminar and academic meetings Exchange of academic materials and other information.

Kenya Industrial Estates

Create incubation centers and incubate student's projects with potential for commercialization. Attachment of MMU staff to enterprise funded through KIE for purposes of gaining experience that would be ploughed back into teaching.

University of Hertfordshire.- London-U.K

To conduct a survey to identify current research, educational, policy and regulatory activities (Governmental, academic, NGO)

University of Munster, Germany

The parties agree to collaborate in the following area of mutual interest: Explore possibilities for joint research programmes, Exchanges for students.

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