Roxventa Anyango Ongugo

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Roxventa Anyango Ongugo

Research Scientist
E-mail : rongugo@kefri.org
Researcher ID :0000-0002-7923-5368
Designation :Research Scientist
Expertise : Social Sciences

Journal Articles

  1. Roxventa A. Ongugo and Benjamin Awour (2017). Exclusion of Community Forest Associations in decision making and its impact on forest condition; case study of Mt. Elgon and Cherengany ecosystems; Indian Forester, 143 (9) : 834-839, 2017, http://www.indianforester.co.in ; ISSN No. 0019-4816 (Print) ; ISSN No. 2321-094X (Online)
  2. Everlyne Ejore, Roxventa Ongugo, Jackline Kemboi, Samson Ojunga, Patrick Mwenja and Jesse Owino (2020). Plant species and their importance to housing in the Turkana community: Journal of Horticulture and forestry: Vol. 12(3), pp. 101-108, July-September 2020 DOI: 10.5897/JHF2020.0634 Article Number: A935D7464355 ISSN: 2006-9782 http://www.academicjournals.org/JHF Copyright ©2020 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article
  3. Books

    1. Ongugo P, Wekesa C, Ongugo R, Abdallah A, Akinyi L and Pakia M (2014). Smallholder Innovation for Resilience (SIFOR); Qualitative Baseline Study, Mijikenda Community, Kenyan Coast.International Institute for Environment and Development 80-86 Gray’s Inn Road, London WC1X 8NH, UK.

    Book Chapter

    1. Ongugo, A. R., Osumba, P. A., & Tuzo, P. M. (2011). Institutional and Livelihood Changes in East African Forest Landscapes; Decentralization and Institutional Change for Sustainable Forest Management in Uganda, Kenya and Ethiopia (2013). Traditional forest use and Institutional change; Case study of Loita community forest, Narok South District, Kenya

    Conferences/Seminars/Workshops

    1. 18-22nd September 2017: IUFRO 125th Anniversary congress –Freiburg, Germany
    2. 10-14th July 2017: XIV Biennial IASC Conference ‘practicing the commons: Self – Governance, cooperation and Institutional change –Utrecht, Netherlands
    3. 03rd – 07th April 2017: XIX Commonwealth Forestry Conference –Dehradun, India
    4. 29th – 31st July 2015: 4th Climate Change and Population Conference in Africa –University of Accra, Ghana
    5. 20th – 21st August 2013: 1st African Food Security and Adaptation Conference - UNEP, Nairobi
    6. 29th April – 4th May 2013: Methodology coordination workshop for Small holders innovation for resilience (SIFOR) project – Pisaq, Cusco, Peru
    7. 26th – 31st May 2013: World Indigenous Network Conference (WIN) - Darwin Australia
    8. 22-28 October 2012: Smallholder Innovation for Resilience: Strengthening innovation systems for food security in the face of climate change Planning & Methodology Workshop - Beijing and Nanning, China
    9. 22-28 October 2012: Smallholder Innovation for Resilience: Strengthening innovation systems for food security in the face of climate change Planning & Methodology Workshop - Beijing and Nanning, China
    10. 27th – 31st August 2011: African Young Scientist Initiative on Climate Change and Indigenous Knowledge Systems (AYSICCIKS) – Johannesburg, South Africa
    11. January 11th – 14th 2011: International Association of the Study of the Commons – Hyderabad, India.

Employment History

  1. February 2014 – Date: Assistant Research Scientist, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P.O.Box 20412, 00200 Nairobi
  2. September 2012 – January 2014: Assistant Project Coordinator, SIFOR project, KEFRI- Gede, P.O.Box 201, 80200 Malindi
  3. September 2011 – December 2011: Assistant research Scientist, Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS)
  4. August 2010 – September 2010: Assistant research Scientist, Kenya Anti- Corruption Commission (KACC)
  5. January 2006- October 2008: Project Assistant, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), Kitui

Administrative Responsibility

  1. September 2012- January 2014: Assistant Project Coordinator, SIFOR project, KEFRI- Gede.

Academic Qualification

  1. 2012- Date: Masters in Sociology, Kenyatta University (Thesis submitted to the University awaiting further information
  2. 2000- 2004: BA Social Sciences (Sociology & Political Sciences) Catholic University of Eastern Africa

Other Courses

  1. 25th – 27th September 2017: ISO 9001 and ISO 14001 Auditors training, KEFRI Marigat, Baringo
  2. 13th – 15th February 2018: ISO 14001-2015 EMS, QMS and ISMS Auditors training, KEFRI Kitui, Kenya.