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Dr. Nelson Maara

National Secretary 2016 – 2019

Dr. Nelson Maara

National Secretary 2016 - 2019

Dr. Maara T. Nelson

Lecturer , Natural Resources Department

Faculty of Environment and Resource Development,

Egerton University

P. O. Box 536, 20115 Egerton, Kenya

Mobile: +254-722 428683

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Academic Qualifications & Certifications

Masters Degree

Key Research Projects

  • Propagation of medicinal plants
  • Propagation of wild fruits
  • Antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants of Koibatek District
  • Traditional knowledge , use and conservation of Tugens medicinal plants of Koibatek district.
  • Success of Community Forest Associations in forest conservation.

Recent Selected Publications

  • Kibue, G.W; Karachi, M.K; Maara, N.T and Cheboi, E.K. (2011). Perpetuated Human-Wildlife wars: A case study of the marauding elephants in Mbuvori small farms, Embu, Kenya. Eastern Africa Social Sciences Research Review 27 (1):33-47.

  • Esilaba,M.O; Maara, N.T and Tangus, J.K (2007). Impact of Human-wildlife conflict resolution on wildlife conservation and socioeconomic welfare of pastoral communities: A case study of Samburu pstroralists, Samburu District, Kenya. Eastern Africa Social Sciences Research Review 23 (2):41-54.

  • Maara,T.N, Karachi, M and Ahenda, J.O.(2006).Effects of pre-germination treatments, desiccation and storage temperatures on germination of Carissa edulis (forssk) varl, Vangueria madagascariensis (gml.) and Ximenia americana (l.) seeds. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 18 (1): 1-7

  • Inoti, S.K. and Maara T.N.(2004). Effects of Spacing on the growth of Grevillea robusta at Egerton University ,Njoro, Kenya. Egerton Journal of Science and Technology 5 (1): 82 –91.