School of Environment, Water and Natural Resources Management

SoniaTutorial Fellow

Primary Discipline

  •  Fisheries management, Aquaculture technology and Aquatic sciences

Degrees Awarded

  • Ph.D in Natural resources. University of Vienna , Austria, Ongoing
  • Masters in Water and Coastal Management, University of Cadiz (Spain) and Bologna University (Italy), 2014
  • Bachelor in  Fisheries, Moi University, 2005

Other Credentials/Recognitions & Awards

  • Development of Research and Proposal Writing Skills. Kitui, Kenya. 2017
  • Training Workshop on Extension and Outreach. Kitui, Kenya. 2017.
  • Workshop on formulation of short courses in Aquaculture and Integrated water resource management. Kitui, Kenya. 2017.
  • Responsible aquaculture, Wagenigen University. Netherlands, 2016;
  • Predoctoral training, Vrije University Amsterdam, Netherlands, 2016;
  • East Africa Aquaculture symposium and exhibition, Nairobi. 2016
  • Understanding Environmental and Social Standards & International Best Practices in Large-Scale Developments. Mombasa Kenya. 2016
  • European Ecosystem services Conference, Antwerp Belgium. 2016
  • Training On Aquaculture Practicals and Measurements. Kitui, Kenya. 2016
  • Workshop on formulation of business plan for the Centre of Excellence on Integrated water resource management and Aquaculture. Kitui, Kenya. 2016
  • Hydrological Modelling, Kitui, 2016
  • Research and Action: The politics and practices of participation in the water sector. Western Capetown University. South Africa. 2015
  • Marine Conservation. Duke University, USA. 2015
  • Gender mainstreaming. Kitui, Kenya. 2015
  • Western Indian Ocean Science Association Symposium, Wild Coast Sun Hotel, South Africa. 2015
  • the Federation's offshore drilling forum ‘Shaping our economic future’ in New Bern, USA, 2015
  • World Sea food Expo, Brussel, Belgium, 2015
  • Quality Assurance, Ghent University, Belgium, 2015.
  • Aquaculture curriculum development. Kitui, Kenya. 2015
  • Value chain management, Bukura Agricultural College, Kenya. 2015
  • Introduction to the Natural Capital Project Approach. Stanford University, USA. 2014
  • Integrated tools to Determine Environmental Quality. University of Cadiz, Spain. 2013
  • Aquatic Processes and Applications. UNESCO-IHE, Netherlands, 2012.
  • Aquaculture Production and Management. Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel. 2012.

Current Professional/Scientific Interests, Memberships, and Activities:

  • Paid Member, British Ecological Society
  • Paid Member, The Ecosystem Services Partnership
  • Paid Member, West Indian Ocean  Scientific Association
  • Life Member, Kenya Red Cross
  • Member, Aquaculture association of Kenya

Research, Scholarly, Professional and Scientific Activities


Address: South Eastern Kenya University.
P.O Box, 170 – 90200, Kitui, Kenya.
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