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Title/Qualifications
:Associate Professor.
Department/Unit/Section: Agricultural Resources Management
Contact Address: P.O. Box 43844-00100
Position: Associate Professor
Area of Specialization: Specialisation – Agricultural Land Management


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Publications 

Journal Articles

            • Tomno R M, Kitulu L, Nzeve J K, Mailu S N, Shitanda D and Waswa F. (2020). Heavy Metal Contamination of Water, Soil and Vegetables in Urban Streams in Machakos Municipality, Kenya. Scientific https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2020.e00539.

            • Kitulu N, Nzeve J, Waswa F, Kitur E and Shitanda D. (2020). Irrigation Water Quality Analysis of Mitheu Stream in Machakos Municipality, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. 14(9), pp. 241-249, September 2020. DOI: 10.5897/AJEST2020.2849

            • Waswa F, Mcharo M and Shitanda D. (2020). Potential of Rainwater Harvesting for enhanced Water Security in Kahawa Sukari Peri-Urban Ecosystem in Kiambu County, Kenya. Journal of Engineering in Agriculture and the Environment. (6) 1: 57-70. Doi: Https://Doi.Org/10.37017/Jeae. Kenya Society of Environmental, Biological and Agricultural Engineers (KeSEBAE).

            • Waswa F, Mwamburi M and Mworia M (2020). Declining Wood Fuel and Implications for Household Cooking and Diets in Tigania Sub-County Kenya. Scientific. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.sciaf.2020.e00417. Elsevier B.V.

            • Waswa, F; Mwamburi, M; Wakindiki, IIC and Chemutai, R (2020). Soil Properties and Fertility Management within Ruiru Peri-Urban Area in Kiambu, County, Kenya. J. Appl. Sci. Environ. Manage. Vol. 24 (5) 839-844. https://www.ajol.info/index.php/jasem

            • Waswa F. (2020). Researching Religion-Terrorism Nexus for Sustainable Global Security Management: Is Islam being falsely accused? CHEMCHEMI - International Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences. 11 (1) 35-47. DOI10.33886/cijhs.v11:1.140

            • Mwamburi M and Fuchaka W. 2020. Socioeconomic and customer factors affecting fresh produce trading in Nairobi City Park market. East African Journal of Science, Technology and Innovation, Vol. 1 (2): 1-16. EISSN: 2707-0425

            • Waswa F., Wangia J and Waudo J. 2020. A Rapid Appraisal of Poor Educational Performance in Selected Secondary Schools in Navakholo Constituency in Kenya. International Journal of Education and Research. 8 (5) 19-32. www.ijern.com

            • Wangia J, Waswa F and Waudo J. (2019). Determinants of Self-Esteem, Educational Performance and Career Prospects among Secondary School Students in Navakholo Constituency, Kakamega, Kenya. Journal of Education and Practice. Vol.10, No.14, 41-47. ISSN 2222-1735. DOI: 10.7176/JEP
            • Waswa F. (2018). Perspectives of Exiting Agriculture Undergraduate Students on the Status of Agricultural Extension in selected Counties in Kenya. Journal of Rural Development (re-submitted after being peer reviewed – should be out soon)
            • F.W. Muriu-Ng’ang’a, M.Mucheru-Muna, F.Waswa, F.S. Mairura. (2017). Socio-economic factors influencing utilisation of rain water harvesting and saving technologies in Tharaka South, Eastern Kenya. Agricultural Water Management. 194:150-159. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2017.09.005
            • Wachera R W and Waswa F. 2017. Enhancing Energy Access and Soil Fertility Management through Biogas Technology in Smallholder Dairy Production Systems in Nyeri County, Kenya. International Journal of Agriculture and Environmental Research (3) 5: 3691-3708. ISSN: 2455-6939.
            • Kanyiri G and Waswa F. (2017). Enhancing benefits from biomass wastes within small-medium scale coffee processing factories in Kiambu County, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 11 (4) 198-206 http://www.academicjournals.org/AJEST. DOI: 10.5897/AJEST2016.2243
            • Ayaa D, D. and Waswa F. (2016): Role of indigenous knowledge systems in the conservation of the bio-physical environment among the Teso community in Busia County-Kenya. African journal of Environmental Science and Technology. 10 (12) 467-475, DOI: 10.5897/AJEST 2016.2182, http:www.academicjournal.org/AJEST
            • Mwoga M G. Obando J and Waswa F. (2015). Perceptions and Truism of Climate Variability within Smallholder Farming Communities in Meru County, Kenya. Journal of Scientific Research & Reports. 9 (1)1-12. DOI: 10.9734/JSRR/2015/20239. http://sciencedomain.org/abstract/11509
            • Mwoga M. G, Waswa F and Obando, J. (2015): Emerging Land Use Changes-Climatic Variability Nexus in Meru County, Kenya. Journal of Environment and Earth Science, http://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JEES/article/view/26823.
            • Makoti A and Waswa F. (2015). Rural Community Coping Strategies with Drought-Driven Food Insecurity in Kwale County, Kenya. Journal of Food Security. Vol. 3, No.3, 87-93. Available at http://pubs.sciepub.com/jfs/3/3/4 DOI:10.12691/jfs-3-3-4
            • Barasa M and Waswa F. (2015). Effects of Returnees Re-Integration on the Livelihoods of Host Communities in Leer County, South Sudan. International Journal of African and Asian Studies, 13: 10-19. http://iiste.org/Journals/index.php/JAAS/article/view/25604/26256
            • Waswa F. 2015: Referendum Clamour: Time to Amend the “20% Flaws” in the 2010 Constitution. December Issue. Gitobu Imanyara and Company. www.theplatformke.com
            • Waswa F. 2015: The Ultimate Solution to Industrial Actions in Kenya. The Platform for Law, Justice and Society. August, 9. 59-60, Gitobu Imanyara and Company. www.theplatformke.com
            • Waswa F. 2015: Demystifying Religious Radicalism, Fundamentalism and Extremism. The Platform for Law, Justice and Society. June, No. 7. Pg 5, Gitobu Imanyara and Company. www.theplatformke.com
            • Waswa, F and Mutisya, E. (2014). Maximizing on Strategic Partnerships for Eradicating Slums and Human Deprivation in Kenya’s Cities, African Journal of Sustainable Development, 4 (3) 151-168. http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajsd
            • Waswa F and Netondo G W. (2014). Integrating Sustainability Ethics in Commercial Sugarcane Farming in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences. 2 (1): 01-18, ISSN 2334-2312 (on-line). www.aripd.org/jaes
            • Mutinda N R., Waudo J & Waswa F. (2013). From National to Regional Tourism Development Focus in Kenya: Examining the Challenges and Opportunities, Tourism Planning & Development, 10 (1)99-109. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21568316.2012.729759
            • Mutinda R., Waudo J. and Waswa F. (2012). Examining Kenya’s Tourist Destinations’ Appeal: The Perspectives of Domestic Tourism Market. Journal of Tourism and Hospitality, http://dx.doi.org/10.4172/2167-0269.1000103
            • Waswa F and Swaleh S. (2012): Faculty Opinions on emerging Corporatization in Public Universities in Kenya, Herald Journal of Education and General Studies (www.heraldjournals.org/hjegs/archives.htm )
            • Waswa F, Gweyi-Onyango, J P and Mcharo, M. (2012). Contract Sugarcane Farming and Farmers’ Incomes in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya, Journal of Applied Biosciences 52: 3685 – 3695. ISSN 1997-5902, http://www.m.elewa.org/JABS/2012/52/5.pdf
            • Netondo, G. W; Waswa, F; Maina, L; Naisiko, T., Ngaira, J.K. and Masayi, N. (2010). Agrobiodiversity endangered by sugarcane farming in Mumias and Nzoia sugarbelts of Western Kenya. African Journal of Environment, Science and Technology. 4 (7) 437-445, ISSN 1991-637X: http://www.ajol.info/index.php/ajest/article/view/71293
            • Waswa, F., Mcharo M and Netondo G. (2009). Enhancing Household Food and Income Security through Crop Diversification in the Nzoia and Mumias Sugarbelts in Kenya: Journal of Applied Biosciences 23: 1406-1415, ISSN 1997-5902. http://www.m.elewa.org/JABS/2009/23/6.pdf
            • Waswa, F; Netondo, G; Maina, L; Naisiko, T and Wangamati, J. (2009). Potential of Corporate Social Responsibility for Poverty Alleviation among Contract Sugarcane Farmers in the Nzoia Sugarbelt, Western Kenya. Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics, 22 (5) 463-475 http://www.springerlink.com/content/076h8032x2143147/fulltext.pdf
            • Mwikali, L; F Waswa, P Abwao. (2008). Environmental effects of energy shortages in Mavoloni Location Machakos, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Studies and Development (1) 92-98.
            • Waswa F and Katana G. (2008). Academic Staff Perspectives on Operating Beyond Industrial Actions for Sustainable Quality Assurance in Public Universities in Kenya. International Journal of Environment, Workplace and Employment, Vol. 4, No. 1, 2008, 45-58, DOI: 10.1504/IJEWE.2008.022257 http://www.inderscience.com.
            • Waswa F; Shitanda D and Akhaukwa P. (2004). Analysis of Remuneration Disparities within Public Universities in Kenya: Towards Reversal of Brain Drain and Brains in the Drain. Tanzanian Journal of Population Studies and Development. Vol. 11, No. 1: 79-90.
            • Waswa, F., Gachene, C. K and Eggers, H. (2002). Assessment of Erosion Damage in Ndome and Ghazi, Taita Taveta, Kenya: Towards an integrated erosion management approach. GeoJournal 56: 171-176, Kluwer, http://www.springerlink.com/content/g210718820l10027/fulltext.pdf
            • Waswa, F., Eggers, H., and Kutsch, T. (2002). Beyond Land Titling for Sustainable Management of Agricultural Land: Lessons from Ndome and Ghazi in Taita Taveta, Kenya. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in the Tropics and Subtropics, Vol. 103, 2: 107-115.
            • Waswa, F., Eggers, H., Kutsch, T., and C. K. K Gachene. (2000). Community Capacity Building as an Opportunity for Sustainable Land Management: lessons from Ndome and Ghazi in Taita-Taveta District, Kenya. Journal of Agriculture in the Tropics and Subtropics, (101) 181-189.


Higher Education Books/Modules/Book chapters

            • Waswa F. (2020). Corporate and Intellectual Social Responsibility. A Guide for Industry and Service Institutions in Kenya. Ecostat Consulting Limited. KurArts Designs and Digital Printers, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN: 978-9966-955-33-3

            • Waswa F, Kilalo C and Mwasaru D (2020). (2nd Edition). Sustainable Community Development: Dilemma of Options in Kenya. Ecostat Consulting Limited. KurArts Designs and Digital Printers, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN: 978-9966-955-32-6

            • Aloo-Obudho,P., Ziegele F (Eds); Abenga E, Indede F and Waswa F (Ass. Eds). (2018). Developing Visionary, Effective and Transformative University Leaders: A Training Guide. Kenya DAAD Scholars Association, Nairobi, Supported by DAAD & Commission for University Education. ISSN: 1814-5027.

            • Aloo-Obudho, P.A and Waswa F. 2018. The University Environment. In: Developing Visionary, Effective and Transformative University Leaders: A Training Guide. Kenya DAAD Scholars Association, Nairobi, 9-11. ISSN. 1814-5027

            • Waswa, F., Otor, S, Olukoye G and Mugendi, D. (eds) (2007). Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Higher Education in Kenya. Volume II. School of Environmental Studies and Human Science, KU. (ISBN: 9966-776-34-6).

            • Fuchaka W and Aloo-Obudho, P A. 2018. Organizational Behaviour, Development and Effective Institutional Change. In: Developing Visionary, Effective and Transformative University Leaders: A Training Guide. Kenya DAAD Scholars Association, Nairobi, 21-23. ISSN: 1814-5017.