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consultant , physical and human geography educator

Samuel Kituku Mutiso, Kenyan physical and human geography educator, consultant. Certified in remote sensing of environment, McGill University, 1980-1981.

Background

Mutiso, Samuel Kituku was born on January 21, 1947 in Nairobi, Kenya. Son of Mutiso and Martha Kavenge Mutiso.

Education

Bachelor of Education with honors, University Nairobi, 1977. Postgraduate, Giessen University, Montreal, Canada, 1978. Postgraduate, McGill University, 1981.

Master of Arts, University Nairobi, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, University Reading, United Kingdom, 1988.

Career

Teaching assistant McGill University. Graduate assistant University Nairobi, 1981-1982, tutorial fellow, 1983-1986, from assistant lecturer to lecturer, 1986-1993, senior lecturer, 1990-1999, associate professor, since 1999. Vice-chairman committee on science and technical United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification, Geneva, Switzerland, 1998-1999.

Member national task force on desertification Ministry of Environment and Natural Resources, Nairobi, 1993-1994. Team leader social economic indications of land degradation United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, 1994-1996. Director World Health Organization family planning aerial mapping of homesteads Department of Ob-Gyn., University Nairobi, Matungulu, 1984.

Achievements

  • Certified in remote sensing of environment, McGill University, 1980-1981.

Membership

Chairman board governors Mitaboni American Broadcasting Company Girls, 1992-1995. Board governors Tala (Kenya) High School, since 1994. Chairman interministerial committee on environment, subcommittee on desertification and drought Ministry of Environment Conservation, Nairobi, since 1995.

Member Kenya Rain Water Harvesting Association (founder).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reading, climbing, swimming, singing.

Connections

Married Wanja Janet Mburugu, 1974. 6 children.

father:
Mutiso Mutiso

mother:
Martha Kavenge Mutiso

spouse:
Wanja Janet Mburugu