The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) in collaboration with the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies, University of Nairobi (UoN), will host an international scientific conference on Tana River County from 11th to 13th February 2014 in Mombasa. The theme of the conference is: “The Impact of Climate Change on Natural Resources and Human Activities in Tana River County, Kenya.” The sub-themes have been identified as:

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Prof. Barbara Moser-Mercer from the University of Geneva is currently visiting the Centre for Translation and Interpretation (from July 23rd to August 2nd, 2013) to give lectures and practical sessions to M.A. Interpreting students.

Center for Translation & Interpretation CCU Building 2nd Floor.
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Field-class is an annual event for all third year geography and environmental studies students. The 2013 BA III field-class took place in Nanyuki County and its environs between 9th July and 13th July, 2013. The theme of the field-class was “Harnessing natural resources for ecological integrity, sustainable livelihoods and food security in Laikipia County and its Environs”.

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Two more postgraduate students from the Department of Geography & Environmental Studies benefited from a one-semester exchange programme to the University of Jyvaskyla, Finland. These are Michael Kaelo and Belinda Omungu (middle two in photo). According to Michael and Belinda, “the North-South-South exchange programme was an eye opener and a priceless experience for us.

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Dr. Samuel Owuor was one of the facilitators at the 2013 Summer School. The 2013 Summer School – a methodological training programme in Social Sciences and Humanities (SSH) in East Africa – was held in Zanzibar, Tanzania, from 3rd April to 12th April 2013. It was hosted by the State University of Zanzibar (SUZA) in the Stone Town of Zanzibar City.

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