Charles Kamau

  • Personal Info

  • Dr. Charles Kamau
  • Contact & Designation

  • C
  • Community Development and Environmental Management
  • 0721-743442
  • Monday and Thursday
  • Education

  • Level Qualification Institution Year

    PhD

    Doctor of Philosophy in Community Studies and Extension

    Egerton University

    2017

    Level Qualification Institution Year

    Computer Packages and Statistical Package for Social Science, ODK
    Participatory Rural Appraisal
    E-Learning Capacity Building Course on Developing and Publishing of Digital Teaching and E-Learning Materials

    certificate level

    Egerton University

    2003

  • Work Experience

  • Period Institution Position

    October, 2018- July, 2019
    Jan 2018- October-2018-
    Jan 2015-Dec2017

    Lecturer, Department of Community Developments and Extension Machakos University.
    Lecturer, Department of Gender and Development studies Egerton University
    Lecturer, Department of Agricultural Emining Technical Training Institute

    Lecturer

  • Research Statement

  • General statement on area(s) of research

    To provide strategic leadership critical to teaching, research and dissemination of knowledge in community development and extension

  • Research Project

  • Title Area(geographic) Funding Body Date

    Comprehensive Assistance, Support and Empowerment for Orphans and vulnerable Children (CASE-OVC) project

    NAKURU, KIAMBU, NAROK, MAKUENI, NYERI AND EMBU

    USAID Funded Project Under Christian AID Kenya

    October 2018-october 2019

  • Grants and Projects

  • Project / Programme Title Partner / Agency Dates

    Women’s Empowerment for Sustainable Rural Livelihoods: Voices from Ghana, Pakistan and Kenya

    DAAD Funded Project Under ICDD

    May 2016-October 2018

  • Publications

  • Journal Title/Name Date of Publication Volume and Pages Internet Link

    International Journal of Social Economics: "Do food certification standards guarantee small-sized farming enterprises access to better markets? Effectiveness of marketing contracts in Kenya",

    30/03/2020

    Vol. 47 No. 4, pp. 445-459

    . https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSE-08-2019-0501

    Title/Book or Chapter Publication and/or Publisher Editor Date of Publication Page Numbers
    Title Conference Date

    Agricultural Interventions and & Sustainability of Rural Livelihoods: A Case of Rural Women Potatoes Production Farmers Groups in Njoro Sub-County Kenya.

    the2ND Annual International Conference Held at Machakos University Hotel and Conference Centre

    24th -26th APRIL , 2019

  • Courses Taught

  • Name Description Period

    Introduction to community development
    Rural Sociology
    Community Development Strategies

    Bachelors in community development

    2013 to date

  • Postgraduate Student Supervision

  • Name Institution Qualification Title of Dissertation Period

    1.Macharia Joseph Gathenji
    2. Njuguna James Ngugi

    Egerton University

    Masters Level

    1. Perception on the Use of contraceptives Among Men in Low-Income Households In Kuresoi North Sub-County, Nakuru County, Kenya.
    2.Influence Of Selected Maasai Cultural Practices On Internal Efficiency In Public Secondary Schools In Narok South Sub-County Narok County Kenya

    1. 2019
    2. 2018

  • Professional Affiliations

  • Organisation Role Period

    Kenya Community Development Association

    Member

    2019-2020

  • Other Contributions

  • Other Contributions

    Treasurer Ngondu water project