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Water Resources Management Sustainability Index Tool (WRM SIT) Initiative Field Application Testing

The project tests application of the Water resource management sustainability index tool in Tanzania. The outcome of the tool will be refined and finalized for broad public dissemination. The project aimed at customizing the WRMSIT content and field methodology for application in Tanzania, carry out a test application of the draft WRM SIT and field methodology in Tanzania, and finally recommendation for refining and modifying the WRM SIT and field methodology based on the experience applying it in Tanzania

Client/Donor : - FIU/GlOWS

GLOWS Sustainability Index Tool Evaluation of WASH Activities, TWB-MRB Kenya Programme

The main objective of the project was the sustainability assessment of WASH project in Transmara West and East Districts and community, district and national level.

Client/Donor : - AGUA CONSULT

Water Point Mapper: Design, Data Collection, and Training

The project Supports SNV in Water and Sanitation; Mapping and Reporting in 6 counties (Kisumu, Busia, Kajiado, Embu, Kiambu, Kwale, Garissa and Turkana) in Kenya Water Point Mapping.

Client/Donor : - SNV Netherlands

Kenya Water and Health Organization

The overall objective of this assignment is to support development of a Data Collection Tool with elements required to manage water use and demand effectively, not only in Bungoma and Elgeyo Marakwet Counties, but hopefully to be of practical application in other Counties in Kenya.

Client/Donor : - KWAHO

Mt Kenya Ecosystem Baseline Situation Assessment

Technical Support to GEF Biodiversity Conservation, Climate Change Mitigation and Community Livelihood Improvement in Mt. Kenya Ecosystem and Laikipia Landscape. The project is being implemented in 7 counties, namely  Kirinyaga, Embu, Tharaka-Nithi, Meru, Nyeri, Isiolo and Liakipia ,

Client/Donor : - UNDP/ GEF Small Grants

Biodiversity and Social Assessment Dry land Forest (Nthangu, Uani, Makuli - Nguta, Kamukima, Kilala Forest)

Monitoring and inventorying of plants, mammals, invertebrates, birds within the Forests Socio-economic assessment of forest adjacent communities on participatory forest management and livelihood improvement.

Client/Donor : - PAFRI/ACT

GIS Mapping and Validation of USAID KCSSP Interventions

The assignment conducted GIS Mapping and Validation of Biodiversity Conservation and Nature-based Enterprise Interventions in Kenya key Ecosystems namely Western Mt.Kenya, Nakuru-Naivasha, Amboseli-Tsavo, Kakamega Forest and Kiunga– Boni-Dodori Ecosystems, through Kenya Civil Society Strengthening Programme Interventions.
Client/Donor : - ACT/PACT-Kenya

Participatory Forest Management Plans:
Mt. Kenya Ecosystem:

Marania, Mucheene, Chuka, Kiangombe and Kianjiru PFMP’s
Koibatek & Mau Forest Ecosystem: Koibatek, Sururu, Narasha, Baraget, and Kiptuget  PFMP’s
Mt. Elgon Ecosystem: Kaberwa and Cheptais PFMP
Aberdares Ecosystem:  Uplands PFMP’s
Client/Donor : - KEENVO/ACT/LCICP


Preparation of an EIA For a Proposed Ecotourism Enterprise Project

The EIA was conducted in Kakamega for the proposed eco-tourism site by Muileshi Community Forest Association. The objectives included; To describe the context, components and activities of the project, and to identify, and assess key adverse environmental impacts that may result from the activities of the project, among others

Client/Donor : - Muileshi CFA

Environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) and development of a resettlement policy framework (RPF) for the proposed small multipurpose Maira dam in the Sio- Malaba- Malakisi Sub-basin – Kenya.

The aim of the study was to assess the potential environmental and social impacts of the proposed development of a small reservoir/dam at Maira in Kenya, prepare an Environmental and Social Management Plan and assess the capacity of the institutions responsible for management and mitigation of those impacts.

Client/Donor : - New plan Limited, Uganda

The 400 kV transmission line (TL) will extend from Isinya substation in Kenya to Singida substation in Tanzania:

Feasibility Study, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA), Resettlement Action Plan (RAP) for the for the Interconnection of the electricity networks of the Nile Equatorial Lakes Countries Environmental and Social Impact Assessment

Client/Donor : - GENIVAR

Conduct a baseline survey for Njoro River Conservation and Livelihood Project

The overall objective is to support community projects aimed at poverty reduction through improved livelihood systems and the conservation of community natural resources and initiatives for enhanced environmental management and governance..

Client/Donor : - Njocomah/CEF

Conducting of a baseline survey for conservation of Upper Mara River catchment project

The assignment involved Develop baseline maps that can be used to identify detailed management units, delineate conservation and fragile areas and monitor environment and social-economic changes in the project area over time to enable tangible information on the impact of CDTF funded Client/Donor : - Kuresoi National Women Assembly

Conduction a Participatory integrated community training for mobile Advisory Teams and Sub County steering groups

This was under the Western Kenya Community Driven Development and Flood Mitigation project (WKCDD) and it involved training lead mats and  sub county steering groups in 5 counties (Bungoma, Busia, Kakamega, Siaya and Vihiga)

Client/Donor : - Ministry Of Devolution and Planning/ World Bank

CERMIS - ITC-Netherlands: International Training on PGIS in local and Regional Planning Topics:

Theory and Practice of Participatory-GIS, Participatory Approaches, Mobile-GIS, GPS Technologies, ArcMap Skills                                     Client/Donor : - ITC and UN-Habitat

Participants: 20 Trainees drawn from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, Lesotho, South Africa, Cameroon, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Mexico, and Iran


Topics: Theory and Practice of Participatory-GIS, Participatory Approaches,Mobile-GIS,GPS Technologies, ArcMap Skills                                                                                                                 Client/Donor : - ITC & CTA-Netherland

International Conference Conferences
Duties:

Part of an organizing team for “The International Mapping for Change, Nairobi 2005”: 42 countries around the world, 140 participants                         Client/Donor : - CTA - Netherland & Christensen - USA