Masayi Nelly Nambande

Name: Masayi Nelly Nambande

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Academic Qualification

Institution [ Date from – to ]Degree(s) or Diploma(s) obtained:
Maseno University, 2005-2012Masters of Arts (Geography)
Maseno University, 1999-2005Bachelor of Education Arts(Mathematics and Geography)

Field of Specialization

  • Geography
  • Biogeography
  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Land use Land Cover Changes

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • American Association of Geographers (East African Chapter)

Work Experience

Date from toInstitution, Location (City, Country)Person Responsible ToPositionResponsibilities/Duties
2013-to dateKibabii University, Bungoma, KenyaCoD, Social SciencesAssistant Lecturer
  • Teaching Geography, Carrying out Research in Geography, Student Warden

Professional Research Interest

  • Biodiversity Conservation
  • Land Use Land Cover Changes
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Use of Indigenous Knowledge in Environmental Conservation

Research Experience and Funds Attracted

YearPosition in ProjectResponsibilities/DutiesResearch/Project TitleAmount (?, €, $, KES)
ResearcherData Collection, Data analysis and presenting data findingsStudy of the Origin and Development of Kibabii University College
2008Research Assistant/ Masters StudentCollection of Data, Data analysis, Data Presentation and writing a Masters ThesisImpact of sugarcane farming on biodiversity conservation in Nzoia and Mumias Sugar belt, Western Kenya
2006Research AssistantData Collection and Data analysisFourth Participatory poverty Assessment

Selected Publications 2015-2018: Scientific Articles Published in Refereed Journals

  1. Nyambane F. M; Masayi Nelly and Minyika L.M (2015) Aesthetic Construction of Desirable Personality Traits and Biodiversity Conservation_ A study of Gusii Children song Text. Research on Humanities and Social Sciences, Vol 5, No 2 pp1-9