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Master of Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability

21 January 2019
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THE CURRICULUM

CLIMATE CHANGE AND ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY (CES)

Courses are designated as Core [C], Specializing Tract (ST). Core courses are offered to all students while ‘ST’ courses are only offered to students in the Specializing Tract. The courses that shall be covered in the Master of Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability each year by semesters, and their credit weights are summarized below.

YR SEM Course Code Course Title LH PH CH CU
1 I CES 8111 Global warming and climate change. 45 0 45 3
CES 8112 Environmental change and health and development. 45 0 45 3
CES 8113 Scholarly skills and academic writing. 15 120 125 3
CES 8114 Research methods for climate change and environmental sustainability. 45 0 45 3
CES 8115 Ethics, politics and environmental governance. 45 0 45 3
 
II CES 8121 Tropical ecology and rangeland management. 45 0 45 3
CES 8122 Climate change and food security. 45 0 45 3
CES 8123 Climate change, resettlement and development. 45 0 45 3
CES 8124 Data analysis methods in climate change and environmental sustainability. 45 0 45 3
CES 8125 Planning and management of climate change and environmental sustainability projects. 45 0 45 3
       
III CES 8131 Internship/practicum. 8 96 104 4
 
2   I CES 8211 Climate change management and modeling. 45 0 45 3
CES 8212 Environmental impact assessment, analysis and management. 45 0 45 3
       
  II CES 8221 Climate change mitigation and adaptation. 45 0 45 3
CES 8222 Student’s thesis. 15 300 315 6
 

THE LECTURERS

DR. JAMES OWINO OJIGO

Doctor of Philosophy Environmental Studies (Human Ecology) from University of Eldoret and Master of Philosophy in Environmental Studies (Human Ecology) from Moi University Eldoret. His PHD thesis was on Livelihood coping Strategies to Rainfall Variability among Small Scale Farmers in Bunyala Sub-County, Kenya and MPhil thesis was on Socio-Economic Effects of Food Insecurity among the Urban Poor. Case of Kamukunji Slums, Kenya. He has worked as Part-time Lecturer Department of Geography Kisii University, University of Eldoret Department of Applied Environmental Social Sciences and Laikipia University Department of Public Affairs and Environmental Studies. He has taught both postgraduate courses including Advanced Economic Geography, Advanced climatology, Application of Remote Sensing and GIS, Research Methods in Geography and undergraduate courses including Introduction to Human Ecology Biogeography, Environmental Impact Studies, Agricultural Geography, Physical and Biological Geography, Environmental Education, Natural Resource Management.

 

Dr. James Owino Ojigo, sitting on a panel during the submission of student's proposals hearing Viva Voce held at Amoud School of Postgraduate Studies and Research (AUSPGSR), January 7th, 2020.
Dr. James Owino Ojigo (L), sitting on a panel during the submission of student's proposals hearing Viva Voce held at Amoud School of Postgraduate Studies and Research (AUSPGSR), January 7th, 2020.

INNOCENT N'GARE

Ngare has vast knowledge and skills in environmental field and research. His areas of research focus include: Climate Change studies, Sustainable Environmental Conservation; Sustainable Urban Development and Environmental Policy. Ngare holds a BSc. Community Resource Management & Masters in Environmental Studies Climate Change & Sustainability. Currently, he is a PhD candidate pursuing Environment for Sustainable Urban Development program at Kenyatta University. Focusing on Climate Change and Bioinvasives in Coastal Urban Areas.

Innocent N'gare, sitting on a panel during the submission of student's proposals hearing Viva Voce held at Amoud School of Postgraduate Studies and Research (AUSPGSR), January 7th, 2020.
Innocent N'gare, sitting on a panel during the submission of student's proposals hearing Viva Voce held at Amoud School of Postgraduate Studies and Research (AUSPGSR), January 7th, 2020.

 

  1. Ngare, I., Koske, J. (2020). State of Water Storage in African Cities: Assessing Constraints to Urban-water Harvesting in Sub-saharan Africa. Journal of Geography, 7, 1-7. ISSN 2349-5367
    http://www.researchjournali.com/view.php?id=5084
  2. Mokaya, D. C., Koske, J. K., Gichuki, C., Ngare, I. O., Kariuki, C. N., Kipkemoi, I., & Gickuki, L. (2020). Hindrances to Adoption of Biomass Briquettes Technology as a Climate Change Mitigation Measure-Case Study of Maasai-Mau Forest adjacent Community, Kenya. International Journal of Renewable Energy Sources, 5.
    https://www.iaras.org/iaras/home/caijres/hindrances-to-adoption-of-biomass-briquettes-technology-as-a-climate-change-mitigation-measure-case-study-of-maasai-mau-forest-adjacent-community-kenya
  3. Kioli, J., & Ngare, I. (2019). A Review of Energy Access in Kenya. Journal of Electrical Engineering, 3, 1-6. ISSN 2349-5367
    https://www.academia.edu/41011245/A_Review_Of_Energy_Access
  4. Ngare, I., Wemali E., Gichuki C., Gichuki N., Kipkemoi I., & Karanja J. (2018) Integrating Environmental Concerns in Enterprises and Businesses for Sustainable Development. International Journal of Environmental Science, 3, 68-74
    https://www.iaras.org/iaras/home/caijes/integrating-environmental-concerns-in-enterprises-and-businesses-for-sustainable-development
  5. Kipkemoi, I., Ngare, I., & Ongaga, C. O. (2018). Assessing forest degradation and analysis of future scenarios using GIS and remote sensing. International Journal of Advanced Research, Ideas, and Innovations in Technology, 4(3), 670-675.
    https://www.ijariit.com/manuscript/assessing-forest-degradation-and-analysis-of-future-scenarios-using-gis-and-remote-sensing/
  6. Kioli, J., Wemali, E., & Ngare, I. (2017). Assessing the Uptake of Modern Kiln Technology in Mutomo, Kitui County, Kenya. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research, 3(12) ISSN: 2454 -1362
    http://www.greenafricafoundation.org/publications/Publication(1).pdf
  7. Ngare, I., Karanja, J., & Mokaya D. (2017) Perceived Climate Variability Effects on Socio-Economic Well-Being of Dairy Farmers, Case Study of Kisii Highland in Kenya. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. 3(4) ISSN: 2454 -1362
    https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Perceived-Climate-Variability-Effects-on-Socio-of-Ngare-Karanja/7bac30dc0f21d103629c0b47bb8550cf90634b31
  8. Ngare, I. (2017). Farmers’ Perceptions on Effects of Climate Variability on Dairy Farming in Masaba North, Nyamira County Kenya. (Masters Thesis, Kenyatta University)
    https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/be69/ef0eba8e40a1668c6ce93ded6fdd072e93cc.pdf
  9. Karanja, j., Ndunda, E., Manguriu, D. & Ngare, I. (2017) Geothermal Well Site Characteristics from Climate Resilient Technologies in Nakuru County, Kenya. Journal of research in environmental earth science. 3(4) pp. 1-5. ISSN: 2348 -2532
    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Innocent_Ngare/publication/315493148_Geothermal_well_Site_Characteristics_from_Climate_Resilient_Technologies_in_Nakuru_County_Kenya/links/58d2783e458515b8d2870934/Geothermal-well-Site-Characteristics-from-Climate-Resilient-Technologies-in-Nakuru-County-Kenya.pdf
  10. Ngare, I., Karanja, K., & Koech, M. (2016). Understanding Kenya’s Multilateral Environmental Agreements, the Future of Environmental Governance. Journal of Environmental Science Toxicology.10(11), 37-39 ISSN: 2319-2399
    https://www.semanticscholar.org/paper/Understanding-Kenya%E2%80%99s-Multilateral-Environmental-of-Ngare-Karanja/45b2107cbb096f067b2c52d4f3c299ee9032b689
  11. Ngare, I., Koech, M., Manguriu, D., Gichuki, C., & Karanja, J. (2016). Trend of Climate Variability Effects on Dairy Farming in Masaba North, Nyamira County Kenya. Journal of Environmental & Earth Science. 15(13) ISSN:2224-3216
    https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/50ac/5aaf196ff52a5ef872e9dd707b78e4632156.pdf
  12. Karanja. J., & Ngare, I. (2016). Climate Change Resilience Geothermal Production in Eburru and Olkaria Nakuru County Kenya. Imperial Journal of Interdisciplinary Research. 2(12) ISSN: 2454-1362
    https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Innocent_Ngare/publication/315493031_Climate_Change_Resilient_Geothermal_Production_In_Eburru_And_Olkaria_Nakuru_County_Kenya/links/58d271c092851cf4f8f5e5ba/Climate-Change-Resilient-Geothermal-Production-In-Eburru-And-Olkaria-Nakuru-County-Kenya.pdf
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