Dr. Sheila Mbiru

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Dr. Sheila Mbiru

Head, Knowledge Management
E-mail : smbiru@kefri.org
Researcher ID : 0000-0003-4507-9560
Designation : Head, Knowledge Management
Expertise : Knowledge Management

Book Chapter

Technical Notes /Protocols/Guidelines

Policy Briefs

  1. Ng’ethe, R .K and Mbiru Sheila (2014). Using Gums and Resins for Enhancing Environmental Conservation and Livelihood Improvement in the ASALs. A Policy brief for Gums and Resins Association (GARA)

Experience

Adminstrative Responsibility

  • Moi University 1987 -1990 : Bsc. Wood Science and Technology
  • University of Melbourne 1993 - 1995 : MSc. Wood Science
  • Nov 2009 - July 2020 : Principal Research Scientist, Head, Knowledge Management Steering Committe, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), P.O Box 20412 - 00200 Nairobi, Kenya
  • University of Helsinki 2013 - 2013 : Diploma in Designing Sustainable Forest Landscapes
  • University of Stellenbosch 2010 - 2013 : B. Phil. Information and Knowledge Management

Qualification

1990 to date: Kenya Forestry Research Institute

Academic Qualifications

PhD Environmental Sciences, Kenyatta University (2019)

MSc Participatory Forest Management and Extension, University of Reading (1999)

BSc Botany and Zoology University of Nairobi (1989)

Key Competencies

  1. Knowledge Management
  2. Capacity Development
  3. Climate Change Learning
  4. Training
  5. Science Writing and Editing

Other Courses

  • Jul 2020 : Climate Reality Leader - The Climate Reality Project
  • Mar, 2019 : Social and Emotional Learning - Salzburg Global Seminar, (Austria)
  • Jun, 2017 : From Climate Science to Action - World Bank Group.
  • Mar, 2017 : Training of Facilitators - Kenya School of Government.
  • Oct, 2014 :Training in Forest Research Methods - IUFRO (USA)
  • Sep, 2014 : Knowledge Management for Knowledge Workers - Information Africa (Kenya).
  • Jul, 2012 : Communicating Forest Research - IUFRO (Kenya).
  • Feb, 2012 : Development of Extension Materials - International Leadership & Management Training Institute