Calvince Ouko Othoo

  • Personal Info

  • Dr. Calvince Ouko Othoo
  • Contact & Designation

  • Community Development and Environmental Management
  • Tutorial Fellow
  • Thursday 3:00pm
  • Education

  • Level Qualification Institution Year



    University of Nairobi

    2015 to Date


    Masters of Science in Environmental Monitoring and Analysis

    University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK



    BSc. Environmental Management

    University of Nairobi


    Level Qualification Institution Year

    Short Course

    GIS Training



    Short Course


    University of Nairobi


  • Work Experience

  • Period Institution Position

    May 2015 - To Date

    Cooperative University of Kenya

    Tutorial Felow

    January 2013- May 2015

    AGFOR Technical Services

    Associate Consultant

    January 2014- May 2015

    Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology

    Part Time Lecturer

    January 2014-Sept 2014

    Kenyatta University

    Part Time Lecturer

  • Research Statement

  • General statement on area(s) of research

    Climate Change, Environmental, GIS and RS, Climate Smart Agriculture, Food Security

  • Research Project

  • Title Area(geographic) Funding Body Date

    Modeling the impact of climate variability on subsurface water quality and sanitation in unplanned settlements in Kisumu city

    Kisumu City


    2017- to date

  • Grants and Projects

  • Project / Programme Title Partner / Agency Dates

    Analysis Of Spatial Distribution, Capacity And Cooperation Among Disaster Risk Management Actors In Kenya

    National Research Fund-Kenya


  • Publications

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

    Importance of Contaminated Soils in Supplying Bioaccessible Fluoride to Grazing Animals From the Historic Metalliferous Mining Areas of the UK


    Vol. 2, No. 5, pp. 27-33


    Practices and Sustainability of Handcrafts Cooperatives in Kenya: Lessons for Emerging Bamboo Farming Enterprises


    Vol. 2. No.1, pp. 85-96

    Assessment of Environmental Degradation and Water Quality in Southern Vihiga Hills


    Vol. 2. No.1, pp. 119-132

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

    Assessing the type and technology of water and sanitation facilities in the informal settlements in Kisumu

    AFRIWATSAN Confrence Workshop - Kisumu, Kenya

    10-16th June 2017

    Application of spatial techniques in monitoring environmental degradation in Vihiga hills

    ESRI GIS East African conferrnce - Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

    26-27th Sept 2016

    Application of GIS in monitoring changing watershed conditions in Western Kenya

    National Disaster Risk Reduction Symposium - Nanyuki, Kenya

    13-14th October, 2016

    A review of Arsenic geochemistry and associated environment problems: A case study of Bangladesh

    Commonwealth Scholars Conference - Wales Regional Network, Bangor, UK

    10th August 2013

  • Courses Taught

  • Name Description Period

    GIS &RS

    Teaching and practicals on applications of GIS and RS

    2014 to date

    Environmental Sciences

    Variety of environmental units in science, management and conservation

    2014 to date

  • Postgraduate Student Supervision

  • Name Institution Qualification Title of Dissertation Period
  • Professional Affiliations

  • Organisation Role Period

    AWEMAC International

    Associate Research Assistant and teacher (GIS analysis)



    Cooperative University UNESCO Champion

    2017 to date

    ESRI East Africa

    CUK GIS champion and patron

    2015 to date

    University of Nairobi

    Research Student


  • Other Contributions

  • Other Contributions

    Exam Coordinator, Department of CEM, School of Cooperatives, CUK