Kisiwa, A.K., Langat, D.K., Gatama, S., Ojung'a, S.K, Kiprop J.K., Cheboiwo, J.K., Kagombe,
J.K. (2021) Community Perception of Ecosystem Services and Management Implications of
Three Forests in Western Pat of Kenya. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 84(1),
Langat, D., Cheboiwo, J., Okoth, S., Kiprop, J., Kisiwa, A., Guzha, A., Smith, N., DeMeo, T.,
Kagombe, J., Gatama, S., Kerkering J., and Doud B., (2021). The Value of Forest Ecosystem
Services of Mau Complex, Cherangany and Mt. Elgon, Kenya. East African Agricultural and
Forestry Journal, 84(1), 91 -100
Bala, P., Ojunga, S. O., Okumu, J., Kisiwa, A., Langat, D., & Nyambati, R. (2020). Tree-Based
Conflict Management Mechanism Among Small Landholders in Agroforestry Systems of Kenya. East
African Journal of Forestry and Agroforestry, 2(2), 24-39.
Langat, D., Cheboiwo, J., Kagombe, J., Kipsat, J., Gatama, S., Kisiwa, A., Okoth, S., Guzha,
A., Smith. N., Kanyanya, E., DeMeo, D. Kerkering,J and Doud,B..(2019). ‘The Value of Ecosystem
Services of Mau Forest Complex, Cherangany Hills, and Mt. Elgon Forest Ecosystems’, Ministry
of Environment and Forestry, Nairobi, Kenya
Technical Notes /Protocols/Guidelines
Langat, D.K., Okoth. S., Owango, K., Leley, N.C., Kiprop, J., Kisiwa, A. and Ayaga, G. (2020).
Ecosystem Services Valuation of Kakamega, Nandi North and Nandi South and Kibiri Forest
Ecosystems. Scaling up sustainable land management and agro-biodiversity conservation to
reduce environmental degradation in small scale agriculture in Western Kenya project
Extension materials, leaflets and bulletins
- Domestication of Aloe turkanensis in Namoruputh Turkana County. CADEP- SFM website
- Rehabilitation of Rangelands through Grass Reseeding. CADEP- SFM
- Bamboo Products Catalogue. Compiled by J. Amwatta (Dr), A. Mwirigi, A. Kisiwa, N. Leley and S.
Gitonga. (2017) http://kefriwatertowers.org/manuals.php
- Kenya’s Water Towers Protection and Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation (WaTER )
Programme. Component 4 bronchure
- Brochure on Propagation, management and utilization of eucalyptus
- September 2015 – to date
Assistant Research Officer, Social Sciences, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P.O Box
20412 - 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
January 2015 - September 2015 : Project Assistant, Citizen Voice in
Devolved Governance" project, Aga Khan Foundation
July 2014 - November 2014 : Research Assistant at Population Council
- January 2016- September
Dissemination Officer; Rift Valley Eco-Region Research Programme, Kenya Forestry Research
Institute (KEFRI) P.O Box 382 - 20203 Londiani, Kenya.
2018-2020 : Masters of Science (MSc.) in Sustainable Tropical Forestry: Forests and livelihoods,
jointly awarded by Copenhagen University, Denmark and Bangor University, United Kingdom
2010-2014 : Bachelors of Science (BSc.) in Community Development, awarded by Egerton University,
Abdalla Kisiwa specializes in rural livelihoods and forest governance. He has empirical experience on (i) measuring the economic importance and linkage of natural resources to people’s livelihoods and wellbeing, (ii) decentralized forest governance and (iii) qualitative and ethnographic study of indigenous people. Globally, Abdalla has experience working on livelihoods and socio-ecological studies in the Miombo woodlands of Tanzania, the montane forests of Nepal and woodlands of the UK. He is a strong advocate of contemporary forestry dissemination platforms and a pioneer in the development and application of information based technology in dissemination of forestry technologies (e-extension learning).
- 15th January – 18th February,
Regional Training Course on Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa through Social Forestry
9th -15th July, 2017 :
Collecting of Good Practices for Combating Desertification in the Horn of Africa. Capacity
Development Project for Sustainable Forest Management in Kenya (CADEP-SFM).
6th -13th May 2017 :
Information Security Management System (ISMS), Champions and Implementers training.