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


    Doctor of Philosophy in Community Studies and Extension

    Egerton University


    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


  • 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


  • 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


    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",


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


    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



  • Other Contributions

  • Other Contributions

    Treasurer Ngondu water project