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SAED’s Ph.D graduate during the 44 th K.U Graduation
Principal Secretary, State Department for University Education and Research, Prof. Collette A. Suda , Chancellor of Kenyatta University (KU) Dr. Benson Wairegi and the Vice-Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina congratulates one of the SAED’s Ph.D graduands during the 44 th K.U graduation ceremony on 3 rd , August, 2018
Ms. Monicah Ndung'u AST Department at Scent Istvan University &other KU Students-Hungary
Ms. Monicah Wangeci Ndung’u (right) , a third year BSc. Agriculture student at the School of Agriculture Enterprise & Development in a company of two other Students from Kenyatta University who attended a 3 months (March –May ,2018) Erasmas Exchange Program at Scent Istavan University, Hungary.
Career Week 2018
A SAED student taking High School students through some of SAED's innovations
Career Week 2018
An Animal Science Department Staff taking students through some exhibits used in teaching in Animals Science Programme
SASA Award Ceremony
SASA Gold Award winner Ms. Martha Odhiambo , A student at School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development receiving her award from the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina and congratulated by Dr. Henry Kisembi (SASA Vice presdent in Africa) congratulates Ms. Martha Odhiambo.
SASA Award Ceremony
SASA Gold Award winner Ms. Martha Odhiambo , A student at School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development receiving her award from the Vice Chancellor Prof. Paul Wainaina.
SASA Award Ceremony
School of Agriculture and Enterprise Development (SAED) faculty members joins the Vice Chancellor in congratulating Ms. Martha Odhiambo.The faculty members are; Prof Waceke Wanjohi, Dean SAED (Extreme left), Dr. George Kariuki, Chairman Agricultural Science and Technology Department (extreme Right) and Dr.Catherine Muui , Ms. Martha’s supervisor(Second right).
11TH SAED POST GRADUATE SEMINAR
Guest speaker , Dr. Samuel Mbuku from KALRO Muguga (Third left, front row), SAED’s Staff, Postgraduate graduands and students during the 11th SAED Postgraduate Seminar that was held on18th July, 2018 at Business and Student Services Center on 18th July, 2018

Prof. Fuchaka Waswa

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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

            • 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.


Books and Book Chapters

            • Waswa F. (2018) Sustainable Community Development: Dilemma of Options in Kenya, 2nd Edition (Local Edition) (To be published before end of year).
            • Waswa F and Ndivo Rayviscic M (2018): Environment & Corporate Social Responsibility: A Practical Guide for Firms and Universities in Kenya (To be published before end of year)
            • Waswa F., Kilalo C K and Mwasaru M. (2014). Sustainable Community Development: Dilemma of Options in Kenya. Palgrave Macmillan, USA. www.palgrave-usa.com (DOI:10.1057/9781137497413.0001); ISBN: 978-1-137-49739-0. http://www.amazon.com/Fuchaka-Waswa/e/B00NZ982JO
            • Waswa F, Netondo W, Maina W and Naisiki T (eds). (2011): Commercial Sugarcane Farming in the Lake Victoria Basin: Quandary of Opportunities. Fountain Publishers, Kampala, www.fountainpublishers.co.ug, ISBN 978-9970-25-091-2. www.amazon.com/Fuchaka-Waswa/e/B00E8OFMKM
            • Mureithi P., Waswa F and E. Kituyi. (2011). Assessment of Occupational Safety Concerns in Pesticide Use among Small-Scale Farmers in Sagana, Central Highlands, Kenya. In: A. Bationo et al. (eds). Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa. (2) 993-998, ISBN 978-90-481-2541-8, Springer Science+Business. http://books.google.co.ke/books?
            • 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).
            • Waswa, F and Mapinduzi A. (2007). Maximising Ecosystem Human Well-being Linkages for Sustainable Development, In: Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Higher Education in Kenya. Volume II, Waswa et al (eds), School of Environmental Studies and Human Science, Kenyatta University, 1-20.
            • Waswa, F., Kambona, C and Mireri, C. (2007). Principles and Practices of Environmental Auditing in Kenya, In: Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Higher Education in Kenya. Volume II, Waswa et al (eds), School of Environmental Studies and Human Science, Kenyatta University, 296-314.
            • Maina L and F Waswa. (2007). Evolving Pornographic Culture and its Implications on the spread of HIV/AIDS among the youth in Kenya, In: The Intersection of Human Capital, Gender and HIV/AIDS in the African Context. Welpe I and Owino P (eds), Peter Lang: Europaischer Verlag der Wissenschaften, Frankfurt am Main, 67-79. (ISBN 3-631-54068-X).
            • Waswa, F., Otor, S, and Mugendi, D. (eds) (2006). Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Tertiary Education in Kenya. Volume I. School of Environmental Studies and Human Science, Kenyatta University: (ISBN: 9966-776-02-8).
            • Waswa, F. (2006). Opportunities and Challenges for Sustainable Agricultural Land Management in Kenya. In: Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Tertiary Education in Kenya. Volume I. Waswa et al (eds). School of Environmental Studies and Human Science, Kenyatta University: 53-69. (ISBN: 9966-776-02-8).
            • Thuo D and Waswa, F. (2006). Understanding and Managing Eco-Conflicts and Environmental Insecurity. In: Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Tertiary Education in Kenya. Volume I. Waswa et al (eds). School of Environmental Studies and Human Science, Kenyatta University: 121-141.
            • Waswa, F and Mburu, J. (2006). The Potential of Dryland Farming in Kenya and Environmental Implications. In: Environment and Sustainable Development: A Guide for Tertiary Education in Kenya. Volume I. Waswa et al (eds). School of Environmental Studies and Human Science, Kenyatta University: 70-90.
            • Maina, L, Waswa, F and Waiyego S. (2005). Pitfalls in Constitution-making in Kenya: Experiences from Bomas and the 2005 National Referendum. In: Charton H and Medard C. (eds). L’Afrique Orientale, Annuaire 2005. L’Harmattan, Paris, 103-128. (ISBN: 978-2-296-02643-8).
            • Waswa, F., Kutsch, T. and Muthengi, K. (2004). Gender-Land Degradation-Livelihood Nexus. Lessons from Ndome and Ghazi in Taita Taveta, Kenya. In: Temu et al (eds). Rebuilding Africa’s Capacity for Agricultural Development. The Role of Tertiary Education. African Network for Agroforesty Education (ANAFE), 320-329. (ISBN: 92-9059-1609).

Conference Papers

            • Waswa F. 2018: Investing in Agricultural Leadership Innovation for Sustainable Food Security Planning in Kenya: Historical Lessons and Insights from Josephonomics. Paper presented in the Machakos University 1st Annual International Conference, 17th -19th April 2018
            • Waswa F. (2017). From Standardization to Categorization of Vice-Chancellors in Kenya: A Change Management Quagmire in Higher Education” Paper presented in the Kenya DAAD Scholars Association (KDSA) International Conference on Higher Education, 4th-6th October 2017, Meru University, Kenya
            • Waswa F, Akunga D, Obonyo M, Itolondo W and Mahiri J. (2016). Interrogating the Harmonized Promotion Criteria Towards Quality Assurance in Kenya’s University System. Paper presented in the 1st Biennial Conference on the Status of Higher Education in Kenya, 22nd To 25th August 2016, Kenyatta University.
            • Waswa F. (2016): Unpacking Quality Assurance and Sanctifying Academic Titles in Kenya’s Higher Education. Paper presented in the Kenya DAAD Scholars Association Mount Kenya Region 2016 Annual Conference, 10th - 12th February 2016, Karatina University
            • Waswa F. (2016): Agricultural Governance Innovation as the weak link in eliminating Food and Nutrition Insecurity in Africa. Paper presented in the Academic Seminar on Agriculture Innovation in the Global Research Council Africa Regional Meeting on 23rd to 24th November 2016 in Maputo, Mozambique
            • Waswa F (2012): Contextualising Sustainability Research in Kenya’s Higher Education, Conference paper with theme -Sustainability Science and the Future of Africa, 29th Feb – 5th March 2012, University of Tokyo, Japan.
            • Waswa F (2011). The Potential of “Systems Thinking” in the Eradication of Slum Settlements in Kenya”. Paper presented in the International Conference on the role of Higher Education for Sustainable Development in Africa, 10th-16th October 2011, United Nations University - Tokyo, Japan.
            • Waswa F. (2007). 29th –November 2007 Academic Staff Assessment of Corporate Management in public Universities in Kenya: A Pilot Study. Paper presented in the Regional Eastern Africa Uni-Staff Almuni Network Conference, 29th November 2007, Lilongwe, Malawi.
            • Waswa F (2007). Land Use Options: Planning, Environment and Reality. Paper presented in the VicRes Land Use Cluster Conference, 18th-20th September 2007, Club House, Kigali, Rwanda

Modules Written

            • 2017: Co-writer for the first ever Module for Training Potential University Leaders in Kenya. DAAD/Commission for University Education
            • 2017: KRM 817: Land Use Planning and Policy, Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning, Interactive Module, Kenyatta University
            • 2017: KCU 802: Philosophy of Sustainability Science, Digital School of Virtual and Open Learning, Interactive Module, Kenyatta University

 

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