Dr. Charity Nasieku Konana

E-Mail : Konana@mmarau.ac.ke, charitykonana@gmail.com

Journals & Publications

  • I am also an Associate Expert with National Environmental Management Authority 
  • I participated in the writing of a proposal for the National Council for Science and Technology (December 2010) and was successful in getting the research grant. Research title: Mitigating Land Degradation and Food Insecurity in the tobacco-growing region of Southern Nyanza by use of Economically viable and Environmentally Sustainable Soil Fertility Management Options.

      Academic

  • Ph.D.: Dryland Resource Management, University of Nairobi. Thesis title: Drivers and Effects of Gully Erosion on Communities in Suswa Catchment, Narok County, Kenya: A Geospatial Approach. Thesis research funded by SLM/UNDP/GEF
  • M.Phil: Environmental Planning and Management, Moi University
  • B.A: Major: Community Development, Minor: Business Administration, Daystar University
  • I am also an Associate Expert with National Environmental Management Authority 

       Research Grant

  • I participated in the writing of a proposal for the National Council for Science and Technology (December 2010) and was successful in getting the research grant for the university. Research title: Mitigating Land Degradation and Food Insecurity in the tobacco-growing region of Southern Nyanza by use of Economically viable and Environmentally Sustainable Soil Fertility Management Options.

       Publications

  • Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017. Land Use and Land Cover Change and its Implications on Gully Erosion in Suswa Catchment, Narok County. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technology ISSN: 2313-3759 Vol. 4 No. 5.
  • Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017. Effect of gully erosion on livelihoods in Suswa Catchment, Narok County. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 9, Issue, 05, pp.51026-51032. 
  • Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017. Drivers of Gully Erosion: Case Study, Narok County, Kenya. International Journal of Social Science and Technology ISSN: 2415-6566 Vol. 2 No. 3
  • Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017.  Assessing drivers of gully formation using participatory geographic information systems, Suswa, Narok County. Conference proceedings General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union, Vienna, Austria
  • Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2017. Assessing drivers of gully formation using participatory geographic information systems, Suswa, Narok County. Conference proceedings Esri Eastern Africa Education GIS Conference, Kenyatta University
  • Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2016. Land Use and Land Cover Changes and their Implications for Gully Erosion, Suswa Catchment, Narok County. National Conference on Sustainable Land Management’ organizedbyMainstreamingSustainableLandManagementInAgro-PastoralProductionSystemsofKenyaProject, UNDPandGEF, SentrimElementaita Lodge
  • Konana C. 2001. “AssessmentofLandDegradationinAridandSemi-Arid Lands (ASALs): A Case study of Loitokitok division, Kajiado district”, Thesisfor M.Phil degree. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Konana C. 2000. “Socio-EconomicImpacts”, EnvironmentalImpactAssessmentOlkariaIIIGeothermalPowerPlantforOrpowerIVInc. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Juma F., Shivoga W., Barasa M., Luchidio T. Konana C.2016. Environmental Social Impact Assessment for Prospecting and Extraction of Limestone, Kajiado County. Environmental Impact Assessment Report for Bamburi Cement Limited, Nairobi, Kenya
  • Konana C., Gachene C., Mburu D., Mureithi S., Gicheru Pt., Khalif Z. 2013. Drivers and Effects of Gully Erosion on Communities in Suswa Catchment, Narok County, Kenya: A Geospatial Approach. National Conference on Sustainable Land Management’ organizedbyMainstreaming Sustainable Land Management In Agro-Pastoral Production Systems of Kenya Project, UNDP and GEF, at the Great Rift Valley Lodge and Golf Resort, Naivasha
  • Tole M.P & Konana C. 2008. “StudyonthelevelofImplementationofIntegratedWaterResources Management in Kenya”. ReportsubmittedtoNileBasinInitiativeofficeinEgypt, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Tole M.P & Konana C. 2008. “WorkshopreportonthelevelofImplementationofIntegratedWaterResourcesManagementinKenya. ReportsubmittedtoNileBasinInitiative office in Egypt, Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Konana, C. 2007. “Socio-EconomicImpacts”, EnvironmentalImpactAssessmentforaBoreholefortheKenyaIndustrialResearchandDevelopmentInstitute. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Konana, C. 2007. “Socio-EconomicImpacts”, Environmental Audit Olkaria III Geothermal Power Plant for Orpower IV Inc. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Konana C. 2004. “SocioEconomicandHealthandSafetyImpacts”, EnvironmentalAuditOlkariaIIIGeothermalPowerPlantforOrpowerIVInc. Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Konana C. 2002. “GuidelinesforthedevelopmentofanEco-ratingSchemefortheTravelandTourismIndustryinKenya. Tourismlocations/destinations. ReportforEcotourismSocietyofKenya. Nairobi, Kenya.
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