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KEFRI List of Publications Since 1986

KEFRI Publications: 1986

Journals Papers

Chagala E.M. and Kariuki J.G. 1986. Growth and response to spacing of ten open pollinated progenies of Cupressus lusitanica Miller at Muguga, Kenya. In: Dieters M. J., Matheson A.C., Nikles D.G. Harwood C. E. and Walker S. M. (Editors), Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry, 1996, pp 361 - 363. 0729 084 270.

Conference Proceedings

Oballa P.O. and Musya D.K. 1986. Australian tree species for planting in Kenyan plantations. Proceedings of a Workshop on Seed Handling and Eucalypt Taxonomy held at Regional Seed Centre, Harare, Zimbabwe, 8th - 12th July 1985. Forestry Commission of Zimbabwe, 1986.

Theses

Mwanza E.J.M. 1986. A study of damping-off in a regeneration mixed eucalypt forest. Master of Forest Science Thesis, University of Melbourne, Australia, 129 pp. Summary in Australian Forest Journal Vol.52 (3) 1989 Page 223.

KEFRI Publications: 1987

Journal papers

Chikamai B.N. 1987. Variation in the wood quality of Pinus patula grown in Kenya. E. Afr. Agr. For. J., 52(3): 176 – 183.

Kigomo B.N. 1987. Some observations on regeneration trials in the Kakamega and South Nandi natural forests. E. Afr. Agr. For. J. (1987), 52(3); 187 - 195.

Kigomo B.N. 1987. The growth of camphor (Ocatea usambarensis Engl) in plantation in the Eastern Aberdare range. E. Afr. Agr. For. J. 1987. 52(3): 141 - 147.

Kigomo B.N. and Kamiri J. 1987. Observation on the growth and yield of Oxytenanthera abyssinica (A Rich) Munro in plantation. E. Afr. Agr. For. J. (1985) 51(1), 22 - 29.

Kigomo B.N. and Kamiri J. 1987. Studies on the propagation and establishment of three bamboos in a medium altitude site in Kenya. Ken. J. Sci. Series (1987) 8(1 - 2), 5 - 13.

Mwanza E.J.M. and Kellas J.D. 1987. Identification of the fungi associated with damping-off in the regeneration of Eucalyptus obliqua and Eucaplyptus radiata in Central Victorian Forest. European Journal of Forest Pathology. 17:237 - 245.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Odhiambo J.M. 1987. Performance of Eucalyptus camaldulensis provenances irrigated under conditions in Bura-Tana. Technical Note No 19. KEFRI, Muguga.

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Chikamai B.N. 1987. Wood Processing Industries in Kenya: Some problems and ways of containing them. KEFRI Newsletter No. 4.

KEFRI Publications: 1988

Journal Papers

Chikamai B.N. 1988. Evaluation of wood and kraft pulp quality of Kenyan grown Pinus patula for kraft papers; East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 53(1): 13 - 18.

Chagala E.M. and Zsuffa L. 1988. Genetic characterization of some white pine species and its possible relationship to blister rust resistance. Genome 30 (1 ): 32.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Kigomo B.N. 1988. Distribution, cultivation and research status of Bamboo in Eastern Africa. KEFRI Ecol. Series Mongr. No.1 (1988). Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Nairobi.

Oballa P.O. 1988. Tana River poplar - A potential tree species for water sources protection. KEFRI Newsletter 5.

KEFRI Publications: 1989

Books and Book Chapters

Gachathi F.N. 1989. Kikuyu Botanical Dictionary of Plant Names and Uses pp. 242, GTZ, Nairobi. ISBN 9966-9897 - 1- 4.

Conference Proceedings

Mwanza E.J.M. 1989. Research priorities in Forest Pathology and Mycology in Kenya. In: proceedings of the Workshop on setting National Forestry Research Priorities in Kenya 10th - 16th February 1989, Nyeri, Kenya. 146 pp.

Karanja N.K. and Odee D.W. 1989. The use of biotechnology in the enhancement of N-fixation. In: Proceedings of a workshop on plant biotechnology, Nairobi.

Odee D.W. 1989. Biotechnology research needs and potentials for development in forestry. In: Proceedings of a workshop on setting national forestry research priorities in Kenya, Nyeri.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Cheboiwo J.K. and Ongugo P.O. 1989. Growing and managing Acacia mearnsii (black wattle) in Kenya. Research Note No. 2.

Kariuki J.G. 1989. Interim results of provenance trial of Liquidambar styraciflua in Kenya. Research Note No.5.

Kigomo B.N. 1989. An interim note of the establishment of the African Mountain bamboo in Kenya. Technical Note No. 2

Kimondo J.M. and Konuche P.K.A. 1989. Results of Eucalyptus species trials and establishment methods of seasonally waterlogged soils at Turbo. Technical Note No. 4.

Konuche P.K.A. 1989. Provenance trial of Eucalyptus grandis in Kenya. Technical Note No.3. KEFRI, Muguga.

Konuche P.K.A. 1989. Results of Eucalyptus species trials at Londiani. Technical Note No. 6.

Milimo P.B. 1989. Collection, processing and germination of Melia volkensii seeds. Technical Note No.1. KEFRI, Muguga.

Mwanza E.J.M. 1989. Some factors influencing natural decay resistance in eucalyptus and cedar. Research Note No. 1.

Oballa P.O. 1989. Interim results of a progeny trial of Eucalyptus grandis at Turbo. Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Technical Note No. 5

Odee D.W. 1989. A cross inoculation study on indigenous rhizobia and selected tree legumes. Research Note No. 3.

KEFRI Publications: 1990

Journals Papers

Awimbo J., Kigomo B.N. and Gachathi N. 1990. The state of natural vegetation, conservation and reforestation of hilltops in Kenya with a particular reference to dry areas. KEFRI Ecol. Series, Paper No.3.

Kigomo B.N., Savill P. and Woodell S.R. 1990. Forest composition and its regeneration dynamics; a case study with semi-deciduous tropical forest in Kenya. Afr. J. Ecol. 28: 174 - 188.

Kigomo B.N., Savill P. and Woodell S.R. 1990. Influence of shade on the growth of seedlings of B. huillensis in forest and nursery conditions. E. Afr. Agr. For. J. 56(2): 27- 36.

Kigomo B.N. 1990. Crown and bole diameter relationship of Brachylaena huillensis and its application to silvicultural interventions. E. Afr. Agr. For. J. 56(1): 35 - 44.

Books and Book Chapters

Mwanza E.J.M. and Mutitu E.K. 1990. Diseases and pests of trees in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas of Kenya. In: Manual for tree planting in Arid and Semi-Arid Lands of Kenya. Published by KEFRI, ACIAR, and ODA. 120 pp.

Odee D.W. 1990. Some characteristics of Rhizobium symbiosis in Sesbania sesban and its potential for nitrogen fixation. In: B. Macklin and D. O. Evans (eds.), Perennial Sesbania species in Agroforestry Systems. NFTA, Hawaii.

Conference Proceedings

Chagala E. M. 1990. Genetic studies of five white pine species and their interspecific hybrids by isozymes. In: Garrett P.W. (Ed.). Proceedings of the International Union of Forest Organizations Working Party S2.02-15 White Pine Provenances and Breeding; XIX World Congress, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, August 5-11, 1990. Pp 39-45.

Gachathi F.N. 1990. Annoted checklist of Trees and Shrubs of Muguga South Forest Reserve, Kenya. The natural habitat of the Endangered tree species Vepris glandulosa. In: J.H. Seyani and A.C. Chikuni (eds.) Proceedings of the XIIIth Plenary Meeting AETFAT, Malawi, 2:1351-1363.

Odee D.W. 1990. A preliminary study on the compatibility between indigenous rhizobia and some tree legumes in Kenya. In: M Gueye, K. Mulongoy and Y. Dommergues (eds.), Maximiser la Fixation Biologique de l'azote pour la production Agricole et Forestière en Afrique: Papiers présentés à la 3e conférence de l'AABNF à Dakar, 7-12 Novembre 1988. Collection Actes de l'ISRA 2(2): 81-90.

Odee D.W. 1990. Improving growth of nursery seedlings through biological nitrogen fixation. In: Proceedings of a workshop on dryland forestry manual, Embu, Kenya.

Policy Briefs

Chikamai B.N. 1990. The Harmonization of Standards and Grading Rules for Forest Products with special Reference to Export of Plantation Timbers. In: Training course on Marketing, Trade and Distribution of Forest Products in the PTA Sub-region, Nairobi.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Heineman A. M., Mengich E.K., Olang A.D. and Otieno H.J.O. 1990. AFRENA Project, Maseno Kenya. A progress report for the period January 1988 -. January 1990. AFRENA Report No. 27. ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya.

Kigomo B.N. 1990. Research and Development of Bamboo, rattan and Mangrove forests resource in Kenya and Thailand; a Comparative analysis. KEFRI Ecological Series; Report No.2 June 1990.

Kigomo B.N. 1990. Growth response in a thinning trial of Cuppressus lusitanica crop. Technical Note No. 14.

Konuche P.KA. and Kimondo J.M. 1990. Prospects of replanting clear felled forest plantation without shamba systems. Technical Note No. 8.

Mwanza E.J.M. 1990. Response of Casuarina to Frankia innoculation in saline unsterile sand/vermiculite medium. Research Note No. 4.

Odera J.A. 1990. Know how to prevent entry of the Cypress aphid. Technical Note No 7. KEFRI, Muguga.

Schaefer C. and Sira Z.V. 1990. Recommendation for the collection processing and storage of Chlorophora excelsa. Technical Note No. 13. KEFRI, Muguga.

KEFRI Publications: 1991

Journals Papers

Kigomo B.N., Savil P., and Woodell S.R. 1991. The Pattern and Distribution of Brachylaena huillensis in semi-deciduous dry forests in Kenya. Afr. J. Ecol. (1991) 29(4): pp75 - 88.

Muchiri M.N. 1991. Effects of Deviating from Recommended Thinning Practices on Cypress Plantations in Kenya. Journal of Tropical Forestry Science 5(4): pp450-464.

Conference Proceedings

Kigomo B.N. 1991. Phenological Patterns and some aspects of reproductive biology of Brachylaena huillensis O. Hoffm (muhugu). In: Proc. "National Tree Seed Workshop." Nairobi, Kenya; July 1991.

Kigomo B.N. 1991. Introduction and Early Performance of some Asian bambo species in Kenya. Proceedings. of the 1991 "International Bamboo Workshop", Chiangmai, Thailand; November 1991.

Cheboiwo J.K. 1991. The Role of the Chief Act Cap 128 in Management and Use of Forest Resources in Kenya. Proceedings of Stakeholder Workshop on Sustainable use of Natural Resources of East Mau Forests, held in Agricultural Resources Centre, Egerton University, Forest Action Network, Nairobi, Kenya.

Sprent J.I. and Odee D.W. 1991 Techniques for nodulating plants. In: ITE (AMSAL)/ICRAF workshop training manual for the application of soil micro-organisms for tree and crop improvement, Nairobi, Kenya.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Kigomo B.N. 1991. Bamboo (Kenya) Project (3-P-86-0244); A Final Technical Report. Prepared for the IDRC, Canada; July 1991.

Otieno H.J.O., Heineman A.M., Mengich E.K. and Amadalo B. 1991. AFRENA on-station project, Maseno, Kenya progress report for the year 1990. AFRENA report No. 41 ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya

Wairagu M.M. 1991. Run off harvesting in Kenya; experiences gained from the Njemps flats of Baringo District. Technical Note No. 15. KEFRI, Muguga.

Theses

Chagala E.M. 1991. Genetic Studies of Five White Pine Species and their Interspecific Hybrids by Isozymes. Ph.D Thesis, University of Toronto, Canada, 211.

Cheboiwo J.K. 1991. Socio-Economic Issues in Rural Afforestation in Kenya. MSc Thesis, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia.

KEFRI Publications: 1992

Journal Papers

Odee D.W. and Sprent J.I. 1992. Acacia brevispica: a non-nodulating mimosoid legume? Soil Biology and Biochemistry 24:717-719.

Theses

Githiomi J.K. 1992. Wood characteristics and properties of plantation Mountain ash (E. regnans) and their variation.

Conference Proceedings

Ndufa J.K. and Muturi W.M. 1992. On-farm testing of boundary planting with upper storey trees in western Kenya. On-farm research project, Maseno: An abstract presented to the annual evaluation and planning workshop the East and Central Africa AFRENA, 22-26 June. Kigali, Rwanda. AFRENA report no. 58. Summary of proceedings. pp57-58.

Muturi G.M. 1992. Variation in seedling growth, mortality and tissue element concentration among saline and non-saline Acacia tortilis provenances of Kenya. Paper presented to Ninth Annual Graduate Conference at Duchesnay, Quebec.

Ohlsson E., Ndufa J.K., Swinkels R.A. Muturi W.M. and Shepherd K.D. 1992. Evaluation of hedgerow intercropping on farms in Western Kenya III. Participatory technology testing trials. pp 52-81 in on-farm research project, Maseno: Papers presented to a zonal conference of the Eastern and Central Africa AFRENA, Nairobi 6-10 July 1991. AFRENA Report No. 50. Nairobi: International Centre for Research in Agroforestry.

Shepherd K.D., Ndufa J.K. and Ohlsson E. 1992. A survey of soil fertility status of farmers' fields in Western Kenya. On-farm research project Maseno: An abstract presented to the annual evaluation and planning workshop of the East and Central Africa AFRENA, pp22-26 June. Kigali, Rwanda. AFRENA Report No. 58 Summary of proceedings pp 64-65.

Shepherd K.D., Ohlsson E., Muturi W.M., Swinkels R. and Ndufa J. K. 1992. The D&D planning stage: lessons from experience in western Kenya. pp118-131. In: On-farm research project, Maseno: Papers presented to a zonal conference of the Eastern and Central Africa AFRENA, Nairobi 6-10 July 1991. AFRENA Report No. 50. Nairobi: International Centre for Research in Agroforestry.

Shepherd K.D., Swinkles R., Muturi W.M., Ohlsson E. and Ndufa J.K. 1992. Evaluation of hedgerow intercropping on farms in western Kenya 1: Diagnosis of technology potential and farmers interest. pp1-29 In On-farm research project, Maseno, Paper presented to a zonal conference of the Eastern and Central Africa AFRENA, Nairobi pp6-10 July 1991. AFRENA Report No. 50. Nairobi: International Centre for Research in Agroforestry.

Heineman A.M., Otieno H.J.O., Mengich E.K. and Amadalo B. 1992. Selection of multipurpose trees for alley cropping with maize and beans in the bimodal highlands of Western Kenya. In: Maghembe J.A., Prins H. and Bred D.A. (eds.), Agroforestry research in the Miombo ecological zone of Southern Africa. Summary proceedings of an international workshop. Lilongwe, Malawi, pp16-22 June 1991. ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya.

Otieno H.J.O., Heineman A.M., Amadalo B. and Mengich E.K. 1992. AFRENA Project Maseno, Kenya progress report for the period: January 1991 – January 1992, ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya.

Odee D.W., Sutherland J.M. and Sprent J.I. 1992. Nodulation and characteristics of rhizobial isolates trapped with various legume genera in a semi-arid tropical soil. In: R.R.B. Leakey and A.C. Newton (eds.), Tropical trees: the potential for domestication and the rebuilding of forest resources. ITE symposium no. 29, ECTF symposium no. 1. The proceedings of a conference organised by the Edinburgh Centre for Tropical Forests held at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, 23-28 August 1992.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Odhiambo J.M. and Kaavakka V. 1992. Performance of trees planted using micro catchments in Bura-Tana. Technical Note No. 16. KEFRI, Muguga.

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Ndufa J.K., Ohlsson E. and Shepherd K.D. 1992. Participatory research methods for agroforestry technology development in western Kenya. Towards a new paradigm for farming system research extension. Working Paper set for the 12th Annual farming Systems Symposium. The association of Farming Systems Research/Extension, Michigan State University, pp111-125.

Oballa P.O., Chege F., Odee D., Maua J.O. and Choge S.K. 1992. Nursery Techniques.: A Dryland Forestry Handbook for Kenya. KEFRI, Nairobi, Kenya.

Ochieng E.O., Muturi G.M., Stewart M., Mwawughanga F. and Chirchir R.K. 1992. Tree establishment and protection. In: Dryland Forestry Handbook for Kenya. KEFRI, Nairobi, Kenya pp 57-63

Konuche K.A. and Muturi G.M. 1992. Forestry research projects in the ASALs. In: Dryland Forestry Handbook for Kenya. KEFRI, Nairobi, Kenya pp 9-15.

Schaefer, Wanyondu J.W., Omondi W. and Kamondo B.M. 1992. Collection and Handling Tree Seed. In: Dryland Forestry Handbook for Kenya. KEFRI, Nairobi, Kenya.

KEFRI Publications: 1993

Journals Papers

Chikamai B. N. and Banks W. B. 1993. Gum Arabic from Acacia senegal (L) Willd. in Kenya. Food Hydrocolloids 7(6), 521-534.

Kigomo B.N. 1993. Morphological and growth characteristics of B. huillensis (muhugu); some management considerations. Kenya J. Sci. Vol.11, (1993). 21 - 26.

Mwanza E.J.M. and Obiri J.A.F. 1993. Performance of provenances of Pinus caribaea var Hondurensis after inoculation with the mycorhizal fungus Pisolithus tinctorius. East African Agricultural & Forestry Journal 59: 1- 10.

Books and Book Chapters

Braun H., Albrecht J. and Kamondo B.M. 1993. The Forest Seed Zones of Kenya Book

Conference Proceedings

Amwatta Mullah C.J. 1993. Preliminary assessment of the status of doum palm (Hyphaene compressa) resources in Turkana District. A report to the LWF/UNHCR, Kakuma, Kenya. pp 24.

Nyandiga C.O. and Nyambati R.O. 1993. Effects of Micro-catchment Size on Survival and Growth of Two Semi-Arid Land Species. Croton megalacarpus and Cassia spectabilis. A paper presented at the Fourth National Workshop on Land and Water Management 16th – 19th February, 1993, Sigona, Nairobi.

Sprent J.I. and Odee D.W. 1993. Nitrogen fixation. In: F. L. Sinclair (ed.), Advances in Agroforestry: project design, selection and management of components and system evaluation, pp 53-64. Proceedings of a British Council short course, University of Wales, Bangor 29 March-10 April 1992. University of Wales, Bangor.

Sutherland J.M., Odee D.W., Kimiti J., McInroy S.G., Machua J. and Sprent J.I. 1993 A mixed inoculum trial on African acacias in Kenya. Poster presentation at the 10th Australian nitrogen fixation conference. Genetics, microbial ecology and nitrogen fixation - is there a sustainable symbiosis? 7-12 September 1993, Baroon professional centre, Brisbane. The Australian Society for Nitrogen Fixation.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Kamondo B.M. and Wolf H. 1993. Seed Pre-sowing Treatment. In: Albrecht, J. (eds.). Tree Seed Handbook of Kenya. GTZ Forestry Seed Centre, Muguga, Kenya. 1993.

Kigomo B.N. 1993. The State of Non-wood Forestry Products in India, Nepal and Kenya - A study Tour Report. KEFRI, Ecol. Series, Report No.4, (March 1993).

Wairungu S., Awimbo J. and Kigomo B.N. 1993. An ecological study of the Nature Reserve within the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Reserve. In: The report of the NMK/WWF Coast Forest Survey, WWF Project 3256: (Eds.). Robertson S.A. and Luke W.R.Q. WWF and National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi.

Cheboiwo J.K. 1993. Tree Farming in Siaya District: A look at the Rural Socio-economic Impacts, Socio-economic and Policy Research Programme, Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Muguga, Kenya.

Theses

Kamondo B.M. 1993. Farmers' practices in tree seed handling and their future role in tree seed supply. Msc. Thesis. University of Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Oballa P.O. 1993. Genetic variation within Acacia karroo Hayne. D. Phil. Thesis. Department of Plant Sciences, University of Oxford, U.K. pp. 224.

KEFRI Publications: 1994

Journals Papers

Gachathi F.N. and Chikamai B. 1994: Gum Resin Resources in Isiolo District, Kenya Ethnobotanical and Reconnaissance Survey. E. Afri.agrc. For. J. (1994) 59 (4) 345-352.

Gachathi F.N., Johansson S.G. and Alakoski G.M.J. 1994. A checklist of indigenous trees and shrubs of Bura, Tana River District, Kenya with Malakote, Orma and Somali names. Journal of East African Natural History 83: 117-141.

Kigomo B.N. 1994. The rate of diameter increment and age-diameter relationship of Brachylaena huillensis in semi-deciduous forests of Central Kenya. Afr. J. Ecol. (1994) 32: 9- 15.

Kigomo B.N., Woodell S.R. and Savill P. 1994. Phenological patterns and some aspects of reproductive biology of B. huillensis in semi-deciduous forests of Central Kenya. Afr. J. Ecol. 32: 296- 307.

Kigomo B.N., Were J. and Sigu G. 1994. The establishment and growth of Dendrocalamus hamiltonii in the medium and lowland areas of Kenya. E. Afr. Agr. For. J. Vol.59: 5- 15.

Handley L.L., Odee D. and Scrimgeour C.M. 1994. d15N and d13C patterns in savanna vegetation: dependence on water availability and disturbance. Functional Ecology 8:306-314.

Books and Book Chapters

Chikamai, B. and Gachathi, N. 1994. Gum and Resins resources in Isiolo District, Kenya: Ethinobotanical and Reconnaissance Survey. E. Afr. Agric. For. J 59(4), 345-351.

Gachathi F.N. 1994. Ilwana Malakote Plant Names. A contribution to the Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas by Henk Beentje, pp.660-661. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi.

Gachathi F.N. 1994. Orma Plant Names. A contribution to the Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas by Henk Beentje, pp.680-681. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi.

Gachathi F.N. 1994: Somali Plant Names. A contribution to the Kenya Trees, Shrubs and Lianas by Henk Beentje, pp.686-688. National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi.

Obiri J.A.F., Giathi G. and Massawe A. 1994. The Effect of Cypress Aphid on Cupressus lusitanica orchards in Kenya and Tanzania. East Africa Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 59(3). 227-234.

Jurasek P., Varga S., Phillips G.O. and Chikamai B.N. 1994. Classification of natural gums. Part vi. Gum arabic from Acacia senegal var. kerensis from Kenya. Food Hydrocolloids, 8(6), 567-588.

Odee D.W. 1994. The microsymbiont status and nitrogen fixation potential of woody species of the arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya. In: C.T. Wheeler, R. Narayanan, K.T. Parthiban, A. Kesavan and C. Surendran (eds.), The root microbiology of tropical nitrogen fixing trees in relation to nitrogen and phosphorus nutrition, p 142-158. Tamil Nadu Agricultural University Coimbatore (India) and European Union, Brussels.

Conference Proceedings

Gachathi F.N. 1994. Conservation Priorities in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands of Kenya: The case of the Hilltop Forests. In: L.J.G. van der Maesen et al (eds.) proceedings of the XIVth plenary meeting of AETFAT Congress 22-27 Aug. 1994, The Biodiversity of African Plants pp. 313-316, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Heineman A.M., Otieno H.J.O., Mengich E.K. and Amadalo B. 1994. Selection of multipurpose trees for alley cropping with maize and beans in the bimodal highlands of Western Kenya. In: Maghembe J.A., Prins, H. and Bred D.A. (eds.). Agroforestry Research in the Miombo ecological zone of Southern Africa. Summary proceedings of an international workshop. Lilongwe, Malawi, 16th -22nd June 1991.

Kamondo B.M. 1994. Influencing factors on the Sustainability of Tree Seed Centers. Published Proceedings of the Workshop of African Tree Seed Centers. Nov. 1994. Antannarivo, Madagascar.

Kamondo B.M. 1994. Seed Law Pertaining to Germplasm Exchange In: Published Proceedings of the Annual Coordination Meeting of Tree Seed Projects in East Africa. Oct. 1994, Kampala, Uganda.

Odee D.W., Sutherland J.M., Obote M. and Sprent J.I. 1994. Occurrence of dual nodule occupancy by rhizobial strains trapped with various legume species in Kenyan soils. The 6th conference of the African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation (AABNF), 12-17 September 1994, University of Zimbabwe, Harare.

Wangaruro S., Makatiani E.T., Karanja N.K. and Odee D.W. 1994. Physico-chemical properties, microbial populations and survival in peat, filtermud and vermiculite. The 6th conference of the AABNF, 12-17 September 1994, University of Zimbabwe, Harare.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Sutherland J.M., Odee D.W. et al. 1994. African Acacia Rhizobial Technology and Ecology.Collaborative DFID Research Grant R4714 Final Project Report Summary http://www.envirobase.info/PDF/FRP_Annual_Report_1998_1999.pdf.

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Oballa P.O. and Olng'otie P.A.S. 1994. Chromosome numbers in two African Acacia species. Kew Bulletin 49: 107-103.

Thesis

Muturi G. M. 1994. Provenance variation of salt tolerance and seedling nutrition in Acacia tortilis (Forsk.) Hayne. MSc. Thesis University of Toronto.

KEFRI Publications: 1995

Journals Papers

Chikamai B. N. 1995. A two year study on Oleoresin Tapping in Kenya. E. Afr. Agric. For. J. 60(4), 207-216.

Chikamai B. N, Hall J.B. and Banks W.B. 1995. Survey of Acacia senegal resources in Northern Kenya. Commonwealth Forestry Review, 74(3): 246-252.

Kigomo B.N. 1995. Influence of forest floor moisture conditions on germination and establishment of seedlings of Brachylaena huillensis. Kenya J. Sci. Vol.II, (1 & 2): 66 -78.

Mengich E., Nyamai D. and Kanja F. 1995. Agroforestry Research at the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI). Agricultural review: 2(4)

Odee D.W., Sutherland J.M., Kimiti J.M. and Sprent J.I. 1995. Natural rhizobial populations and nodulation status of woody legumes growing in diverse Kenyan conditions. Plant and Soil, 173:211-224.

Books and Book Chapters

Heineman A.M., Otieno H.J.O., Mengich E.K., and Amadalo B. 1995. Growth and yield of Leucaena and Gliricidia in Western Kenya and their effect on maize yield. In: H. Sinoquet and P. Cruz (eds.). Ecophysiology of tropical intercropping. INRA, Paris, 483 pp.

Kigomo B.N. and Uncovsky S. 1995. "Brachylaena huillensis" In: Enzyklopadie der Holzgewachse (Encyclopeadia of Woody Plants) - 3. Erg. Lfg. Pg. 1-6: Ecomed Verlagsgesellschft, Landsberg, Germany.

Kigomo B.N. and Albrecht J. 1995. Forest research, management and the needs of local communities. In: The problems of tropical and sub-tropical forests: the case for tree seed procurement in Kenya (eds.) H. Wolf et al. - Contributiones Biologicae Arborum (CBA). Ecomed Publishers, Germany.

Kigomo B.N. and Konuche P.K.A. 1995. Problems facing forestry research and research institutions in Africa. In: The problems of tropical and sub-tropical forests: the case for tree seed procurement in Kenya. (eds.) H Wolf et al. - Contributiones Biologicae Arborum (CBA). Ecomed Publishers, Germany.

Kigomo B.N.,Albrecht J. and Braun H. 1995. A strategy for maintaining genetic and biodiversity of indigenous tree species and forest ecosystems in Kenya. In: The problems of tropical and sub-tropical forests: the case for tree seed procurement in Kenya. (eds.) H. Wolf et. al.- Contributiones Biologicae Alborum (CBA). Ecomed Publishers, Germany.

Odee D.W. 1995. Assessment of Nitrogen Fixation Potential of Kenyan Leucaena leucocephala cultivars in an Alfisol. In: I. Tikhonovich et al. (eds.), Nitrogen Fixation: Fundamentals and Applications, p 738. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Sutherland J.M., Odee D.W., McInroy S.G., Kimiti J., Machua J., Muluvi G., Stanforth A. and Sprent J.I. 1995. Mixed Inoculum Development for African Acacias. In: I. Tikhonovich et al. (eds.), Nitrogen Fixation: Fundamentals and Applications, p 718. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, The Netherlands.

Conference Proceedings

Gachathi F.N. 1995. The Plants for Life Database. Paper prepared for the Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFP) Database Workshop of CIFOR, Bogor Indonesia, 6th-8th December 1995. CIFOR special publication. ISBN 979-8764-02-1 p.65-70.

Kigomo B.N. 1995. The Kenya Forest Policy: its role in conservation and related developments. Proceeding of workshop on Conservation of remnant forests of Taita Taveta Hills: Wundanyi, 22nd-25th November 1995.

Ndufa J.K., Ohlsson E., Swinkels R. and Shepherd K.D. 1995. Participatory research methods for agroforestry technology development in western Kenya. In: Design implementation and analysis of on-farm trials: an assessment of field experience; June 28 - July 2, 1993, Arusha, Tanzania, Workshop proceedings. Royal Tropical Institute, Amsterdam, pp 187-204.

Shepherd K.D., Ohlsson E., Okalebo J.R., Ndufa J.K. and David S. 1995. A static model of nutrient flow on mixed farms in the highlands of western Kenya to explore the possible impact of improved management. In: Powell J.1v!, Fernandez-Rivera S., Williams T.O., Renard C. (eds.). Livestock and sustainable nutrient cycling in mixed farming systems of sub-Saharan Africa. Vol II. Technical Papers. Proceedings of the International Conference held 22-26 November 1993, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. International Livestock Centre for Africa, Addis Ababa, pp 523-538.

Odee D.W. 1995. Natural arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and rhizobial root nodulation of Acacia tortilis in Kenyan soils, In: The First New Phytologist Conference on Molecular approaches to the study of plant-microbe symbioses 13-15 November 1995, Novotel, York, UK

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Holding C., Kamondo B.M., Niemi T., Omondi W. and Weru S. 1995. Establishment of Seed Production Units in Nakuru and Nyandarua Districts. RELMA Technical Report No.11.

Kigomo B.N. 1995. Management of dry forests: the case of east and southern Africa Miombo woodlands. A report for FAO, Rome.

Kigomo B.N. 1995. Biodiversity of on-farm indigenous food plants and tree crops in Tharaka-Nithi: Impact on food security, ecology and environmental conservation. A report for the ITDC, Nairobi: Report No: 3, May 1995.

Odee D.W. et al. 1995. N2-Fixing Symbioses of Kenya: Research Toward Sustainable Revegetation and Enhanced Soil Productivity in Arid and Semi-Arid Zones. EC Collaborative Project, EC contract No. TS3*-CT91-027. Final Project Report [http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/26683_en.html]

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Kigomo B.N. 1995. Guidelines for establishing and managing plantations of bamboo in Kenya. KEFRI Occ. Paper No.1 -October 1995. p31.

Thesis

Mengich E.K. 1994. The effect of season and shrub-grass combination on the fodder quality of three agroforestry plant species grown in Maseno, Western Kenya. (MSc. Thesis).

KEFRI Publications: 1996

Journals Papers

Buresh R.J., Jama B. and Ndufa J.K. 1996. Agroforestry trees for nutrient cycling and sustainable management. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal. 62: 115- 127.

Chagala E.M. 1996. Inheritance and Linkage of Isozymes in Pinus strobes. Dougl. Silvae Genetica 45 (4): 181-187.

Kigomo B.N. and Sigu G. 1996. Establishment and growth of field trials of exotic and indigenous bamboo species in Kenya. E. Afr. Agr. For. J. Vol.61 (3), 213 -223.

Shepherd K.D., Jefwa J., Wilson J., Ndufa J.K., Ingleby K. and Mbuthia, K.W. 1996. Infection potential of farm soils as mycorrhizal inocula for Leucaena leucocephala. Biology and Fertility of Soils. 22:16-21.

Shepherd K.D., Ohlsson E., Okalebo J.R. and Ndufa J.K. 1996. Potential impact of agroforestry on soil nutrient balances at the farm scale in the East African highland. Fertilizer Research. 44:87-99.

Mengich E., Otieno H.J.O., Heineman A.M., Amadalo B. and Ballard T.M. 1996. The effect of cutting management on the fodder yields of a mixed crop of calliandra and Napier grass. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 62 (2): 227-233.

Oballa P.O. 1996. Polymbryony in Acacia karroo: insights from isozyme analysis. African Journal of Ecology, 34:1.

Jurasek P., Mocak J., Phillips G.O., Varga S., Casadei E. and Chikamai B.N. 1996. Chemometric characterisation of exudate gums which conform to the revised specification of the gum arabic for food use, and the identification of adulterants. Food Hydrocolloids 12, 141-150.

Chikamai B.N., Banks W.B., Anderson D.M.W. and Weiping W. 1996. Processing of gum arabic and some new opportunities. Food Hydrocolloids, 10(3), 309-316.

Mbuvi M.T.E. 1998. Cultural Influence on the Therapy Seeking Behaviour of some Kenyan Communities. Journal for Ethnomedicine. Special issue 14: 39-43.

Odee D.W. 1996 Nitrogen-fixing trees in agroforestry systems: myths and realities. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal 62: 139-149.

Conference Proceedings

Buresh R.J., Jama B. and Ndufa J.K. 1996. Agroforestry trees for nutrient cycling and sustainable management. In: Carter E.J., Nyamai D. and Thomas T.H., In: Proceedings of the First National Agroforestry Conference on people and institutional participation in agroforestry for sustainable development. An executive summary. Nairobi: Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Muguga, Nairobi, Kenya.

Chagala E.M. and Kariuki J.G. 1996. Growth and response to spacing of ten open ­ pollinated progenies of Cupressus lusitanica Miller at Muguga, Kenya. In: Dieters M.J., Matheson A.C., Nikles D.G., Harwood C.E. and Walker S.M. (eds.). 1996. Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry. Proceedings QFRI-IUFRO Conference; Caloundra, Queensland, Australia. 27 October -1 November 1996. 361-363.

Chikamai B.N. 1996. Opportunities for Production and Utilization of Agroforestry Resources from the Arid and Semi Arid Lands. In: First National Agroforestry Conference, Muguga, Kenya.

Chikamai B.N. 1996. The State and Role of Forest Products Research and its impact on the development of Forest Industries in Kenya. In: KEFRI-FD National Conference on the "State of Forest Research and Management in Kenya" Muguga, Kenya.

Jama B., Buresh R.J., Ndufa J.K. and Shepherd K.D. 1996. Vertical distribution of tree roots and nitrate at two soil phosphorous levels. Poster presented to the American Society of Agronomy Meeting, November 3-8 1996, Indianapolis, Indiana. Agronomy Abstract 1997.

Kamondo B.M., Mbuthi P., Muriuki C., Munyasya C., Mwangi M., Wanjau S. and Were J. 1996. Diversified Policies for Tree Propagative Material. Proceedings of KWAP workshop on Diversified Policies for Tree Propagative Material. Proceedings of KWAP workshop on Diversified Policies for Tree Propagative Material.

Kamondo B.M., Were J., and Mwangi M. 1996. Strategy to Ensure Secure and Sufficient Supply of Tree Propagative Material for Agroforestry Development in Kenya. In: The Proceedings of the 1st National Agroforestry Conference, March, 1996. Published proceedings.

Kariuki J.G. and Chagala E.M. 1996. Gains obtained from genetic improvement of Cupressus lusitanica Miller in Kenya: A comparative trial of seed orchards and other sources of seed at different stages of improvement In: Dieters M.J., Matheson A.C., Nikles D.G., Harwood C.E. and Walker S.M. (Eds.), Tree Improvement for Sustainable Tropical Forestry, 1996, pp410-411. Proceedings QFRI-IUFRO Conference; Caloundra, Queensland, Australia. 27 October- 1 November 1996. 361-363.

Konuche P.K.A. and Kigomo B.N. 1996. A decade of KEFRI's research progress: Challenges and achievements. Proc. KEFRI-FD National conference on, "The state of Forest Research and Management in Kenya". 3rd- 5th June 1996, Muguga, Kenya.

Mengich E.K., Otieno H.J.O., Heineman A.M., Amadalo B. and Ballard T.M. 1996. The effect of planting arrangement and management regimes on the fodder yield and nutrient contents of Napier grass, Leucaena, Sesbania and Calliandra. In: J.O. Mugah [ed]. People and institutional participation in agroforestry for sustainable development. Proceedings of the first Kenya National Agroforestry Conference, 25th - 29th March 1996. KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, Kenya.

Muchiri M.N. 1996. Preliminary Growth and Yield of Vitex keniensis Grown in Plantations; In: the Proceeding of Joint KEFRI/FD Conference: National Conference on State of Forest Research and Management in Kenya, 3rd – 5th June, 1996, Muguga.

Mukolwe M.O. 1996. Research - Extension - Farmer Linkages. Paper presented to the participants of the 1st Regional Training Course for the Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa held at KEFRI, Muguga. 4 February- 8 March, 1996.

Mukolwe M.O. 1996. Social Forestry Nurseries, Establishment and Management Techniques. Paper presented at the Regional Course for Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa; organised by The Kenya /Japan Social Forestry Training Project at KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya: 5th February- 8th March 1996.

Mukolwe M.O. and Mwamburi A. 1996. Training as Strategy for Sustainable Agroforestry Development. In: J.O. Mugah (eds.) Proceedings of the First Kenya National Agroforestry Conference on People and Institutional Participation in Agroforestry for Sustainable Development. KEFRI-Muguga, Kenya 25-29 March 1996.

Muok B.O., Gudu S. and Odee D.W. 1996. Genetic differentiation of indigenous acid tolerant Rhizobium isolates by random amplified polymorhic DNA (RAPD) analysis. First Pan-African Conference on Biochemistry and Molecular Biology held in September 2-6, 1996, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mwanza E.J.M. 1996. Forest disease problems in development of Forestry in Kenya. In: Proceedings of joint KEFRI-FD National Conference on "The State of Forest Research and Management in Kenya" 3rd- 5th June 1996, Muguga Kenya. pp211.

Niang A., Amadalo B., Gathumbi S. and Obonyo C.O. 1996. Maize yield response to green manure application from selected shrubs and tree species in western Kenya, a preliminary assessment, In: Mugah, J.O. (ed) 1996. Proceedings of the first Kenya Agroforestry Conference on People and Institutional Participation in Agroforestry for Sustainably Development: Kenya Forestry Research Institute.

Nyamai D., Muita D.W. and Mengich E.K. 1996. Opportunities and constrains in the development of on-farm forestry. In: Bekuta, B.K. and Schulzke R. (Eds). The state of Forest Research and Management in Kenya. Proceedings of the joint KEFRI - FD National Conference held at KEFRI Hqs, Muguga, Kenya, 3rd- 5th June 1996. PSF KEFRI/FD/GTZ.

Oballa P.O. and Giathi G. 1996. Growth performance of Eucalyptus grandis at Elburgon and Turbo. In: Proceedings of Joint KEFRI-FD National Conference on the State of Forest Research and Management in Kenya. Muguga 3-5 June 1996. pp98-105.

Obonyo C.O. 1996. "Micro-economic response to alley cropping in Siaya District", in Mugah J.O. (ed.) 1996. Proceedings of the first Kenya Agroforestry Conference on People and Institutional Participation in Agroforestry for Sustainably Development: Kenya Forestry Research Institute.

Policy Briefs/Policy Documents

Kigomo B.N. 1996. Environmental, legal and policy issues - Forest Management in Kenya. In: The management of land and land-based resources in Kenya: National Proposals for a policy and legal framework. Publ. June 1996; KENGO, Nairobi.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Chikamai B.N., Casadei E., Coppen J.J.W., Abdel Nour H.O. and Cesareo D. 1996. A Review of Production, Markets and Quality Control of Gum Arabic in Africa. Project No. TCP/RAF/4557, FAO (ROME),169 p.

Chikamai B.N.; Phillips G.O. and Casadei E. 1996. The Characterisation and Specification of Gum Arabic. Project No. TCP/RAF/4557, FAO (ROME), pp86 .

Mbuvi M.T.E. 1996. Using names as a guide to past ecology and land use practices. International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED), PLA notes No. 27.

Oballa P.O. 1996. Status of Populus ilicifolia in Kenya. KEFRI Occasional Paper No. 2 pp 60.

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Franzel S., Holding C., Ndufa J.K., Obonyo O.C. and Weru S.M. 1996. Farmers and trees-linking research and extension. Agroforestry Today 8:3:19-21.

Ongugo P.O. and Kaudia A.A. 1996. On-farm tree propagation in Kenya, KEFRI/SIDA project, pp55.

Thesis

Wekesa L.C. 1996. Cost, Economies of size and resource use relationships in wheat production in Kenya. Msc. Thesis, University of Nairobi.

KEFRI Publications: 1997

Journals Papers

Heineman A.M., Otieno H.J.O., Mengich E.K and Amadalo B. 1997. Growth and yield of eight agroforestry tree species in line plantings in Western Kenya and their effect on maize yields and soil properties. Forest Ecology and Management 91 (1): 103 -135.

Kamunya S.M., Olng'ote P.S., Kipkore W.K., Chagala E.M. and Day R.K. 1997. Genetic Variation and heritability of resistance to Cinara cupressi Buckton in Cupressus lusitanica Miller. Journal of Tropical Forest Science.

Kamunya S.M., Day R.K., Chagala E. and Olng'otie P.S. 1997. Variation and inheritance to cypress aphid Cinara cupressi Buckton in Cupressus lusitanica Miller. Ann. Appl. Biol. 130: 27-36

Kariuki J.G. 1997. Provenance and family-within-provenance variation in Pinus patula, Pinus patula subspecies tecunumanii and Pinus oocarpa planted at Turbo, Kenya. Forest Ecology and Management, 107. 127-133.

Muchori P., Manguro L., Chikamai B.N., Dagne E. and Bekele T. 1997. Essential oils of five Eucalyptus species grown in Kenya. Sinet: Ethiop. J. Sci., 20(1): 139-143.

Mbuvi M.T.E. 1997. Women have an Edge over Men on Traditional Medical Practice (TMPc) Knowledge: The Assumption versus the Field Situation. Journal for Ethnomedicine Special Issue 11: 97-102

Odee D.W., Sutherland J.M., Makatiani E.T., McInroy S.G. and Sprent J.I. 1997. Phenotypic characteristics and composition of rhizobia associated with woody legumes growing in diverse Kenyan conditions. Plant and Soil, 188:65-75.

Shepherd K.D., Ndufa J.K ., Ohlsson E., Sjogren H. and Swinkels R.A. 1997. Adoption potential of hedgerow intercropping in the maize based cropping systems in the highland of western Kenya. Background and agronomic evaluation. Experimental Agriculture. 33:197-209.

Swinkels R.A., Franzel S., Shepherd K.D., Ohlsson E. and Ndufa J.K. 1997. The economics of short rotation improved fallows: evidence from areas of high population density in western Kenya. Agricultural Systems. 55:99-121.

Conference Proceedings

Chagala E.M. and Simons T. 1997. Tree Improvement Strategies to meet Kenya's demand for major forest products. In: Bekuta B.K. and Schulzke R. (Eds.), The State of Forestry Research Management in Kenya: Proceedings of the Joint KEFRI-FD Conference held on 3rd - 5th June 1996, KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya, pp. 31-39.

Chagala E.M., Kimondo J., Gichora M., Muga M., Mwangi L., Kamondo B., Muchiri M. and Luvanda A. 1997. Ongoing and Proposed Research in Industrial Plantations in Kenya. In: Workshop on Setting of National Forestry Research Priorities in Kenya, 14 – 16 July 1997, KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, Kenya.

Cheboiwo J., Odee D.W. et al. 1997. Dryland Forestry Research Activities. In: Workshop on Setting Research Priorities, 14-16 July 1997 in Muguga, KEFRI, Kenya.

Chikamai B.N. and Ndegwa N. 1997. Wood Wastes and Residues in Particle Boards: Opportunities for Efficient and Economical use of Forest Resources in Developing Countries. In: International Workshop on Composite Materials and Waste Minimisation; Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania.

Giathi G. and Chagala E. 1997. Lessons learnt from a Mexican pines provenance trial at Londiani, Kenya. In: Bekuta K.B. and Schulzke, R. (eds.), Procedings of Joint KEFRI-FD National Conference on the State of Forest Research and Management in Kenya held on 3rd – 5th June 1996, KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya, pp. 50-57.

Kidundo M., Ochieng D. and Karichu M. 1997. Termite damage on young trees: screening some indigenous control practices. In: Kangara J., Sutherland A.J. and Gethi M. (eds.), 1997. Proceedings of Conference on Participatory Agricultural Research East of Mount Kenya, January 21 – 24, 1997. KARI, Embu, Kenya.

Kidundo M., Ochieng D. and Karichu M. 1997. Development and evaluation of water harvesting / conservation for trees in semi-arid eastern Kenya. In: Kangara J., Sutherland A.J. and Gethi M. (eds.), 1997. Proceedings of Conference on Participatory Agricultural Research East of Mount Kenya, January 21 – 24, 1997. KARI, Embu, Kenya

Kidundo M., Ochieng D. and Karichu M. 1997. On-farm tree planting as a diagnostic tool: experiences from semi-arid Eastern Kenya. In: Kangara J., Sutherland A.J. and Gethi M. (eds.), 1997. Proceedings of Conference on Participatory Agricultural Research East of Mount Kenya, January 21 – 24, 1997. KARI, Embu, Kenya.

Kyalo E., Minami T., and Nyambati R.O. 1997. Development of Tools and Techniques to Improve Seed Germination. Proceedings of Social Forestry and Tree Planting Technology in Semi-Arid Lands at SFTP, Muguga, Kenya 29th September – 2nd October, 1997.

Machua J., Muluvi G.M., Odee D.W. and Minami T. 1997. Moringa trials at Tiva (Kitui) and its potential uses by farmers in semi-arid lands. Paper presented at the conference on social forestry and tree planting technology in semi-arid lands, 29th September – 2nd October 1997, KEFRI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mouk B.O. and Nyambati R.O. 1997. Root System Development Studies of some selected ASAL Species. Proceedings of KEFRI JICA Conference on Social Forestry and Tree Planting Technology in Semi-Arid Lands at Muguga, Kenya. 29th September – 2nd October,1997.

Mugah J.O., Chikamai B.N., Mbiru S.S. and Casadei E. 1997. Conservation, Management and Utilisation of Plant Gums, Resins and Essential oils. Proceedings of a Regional Conference for Africa, Nairobi, Kenya. FAO, Rome. 121p.

Mukolwe M.O. and Kemmochi K. 1997. Development of Training Materials. In: The Proceedings of the KEFRI/JICA Conference on Social Forestry and Tree Planting Technology in Semi-arid Lands held at KEFRI-Muguga 29th September to 2nd October 1997.

Mukolwe M.O. and Sato M. 1997. Experiences in the Regional Social Forestry Training Courses. In: The Proceedings of the KEFRI/JICA Conference on Social Forestry and Tree Planting Technology in Semi-arid Lands held at KEFRI-Muguga 29th September to 2nd October 1997.

Muturi G.M. 1997. KEFRI’s contribution to Dryland Biodiversity Management and Conservation. Paper presented to Regional Dryland Biodiversity Management at the National Museums of Kenya.

Muturi G.M., Mutua G.K. and Maingi F.M. 1997. Interspecific variation of biomass production and root morphology among 20 dryland species in an arid site in Kitui District, Kenya. Paper presented to Regional Dryland Biodiversity Management at the National Museums of Kenya.

Mwambu C., Opanga P. and Muturi G. 1997. Non-Timber Forest Products (NFTPs) at Loita Forest, Narok - District Kenya: A case study of the community approach to use, exploitation and conservation. (Forest Action Network Consultancy Report).

Nyambati R.O. and Mutua G. 1997. Nursery Practices for ASALs of Kenya.Proceedings of the Social Forestry Extension Seminar for the promotion of Tree Planting in Arid and Semi-Arid areas of Kenya. 27th-29th September. Muguga, Kenya.

Ochieng D., Kidundo M. and Karichu M. 1997. Windbreak: Demonstration of an agroforestry technology at Isiolo. Paper presented at the Conference on Participatory Agricultural Research East of Mount Kenya, January 21 – 24, 1997. KARI, Embu, Kenya.

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Oballa P.O., Konuche P.K.A. and Thogo S. 1997. Observations on growth performance of some valuable indigenous tree species at Muguga. KEFRI Research Leaflet.

Thesis

Cheboiwo J.K. 1997. Economic and Non Economic Determinants of Farm Forestry Development in Western Kenya: A case of Uasin Gishu and Vihiga Districts. D.Phil. Thesis. School of Environmental Studies, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya.

Consultancy Reports

Luvanda A.M., Mbuvi M.T.E. and Wandabwa A. 1997, The Status of Mangrove Exploitation and Trade along the Kenyan Coastline. A Consultant Report for WWF/UNESCO.

KEFRI Publications: 1998

Journals Papers

Bashir J., Buresh R.I., Ndufa J.K. and Shepherd K.D. 1998. Vertical Distribution of Roots and Soil Nitrate: Tree Species and Phosphorous Effects. Soil Sci. Soc. AM. J., Vol. 62. pp 280-286.

Gachathi F.N. and Hayashi I. 1998. A check-list of the plant species at the site of the Kenya and Japan Social Forestry Training Project, Kitui, Kenya. Vegetation Science 15:71-77.

Muluvi G.M., Sprent J.I., Soranzo N., Provan J., Odee D., Folkard G. and Powell W. 1998. Amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) analysis of genetic variation in Moringa oleifera Lam. Molecular Ecology 8:463-470.

Muok B.O., Gudu S.O. and Odee D.W. 1998. A broad-range inoculant for legume trees in acid soils: Fixing nitrogen in sub-Saharan Africa. Agroforestry Today 10 (3): 12-13.

Books and Book Chapters

Odee D.W., Haukka K., Sprent J.I. and Young J.P. 1998. Phylogenetic diversity of indigenous Kenyan rhizobia. In: C. Elmerich et al. (eds.), Biological Nitrogen Fixation for the 21st Century, p 589. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, the Nertherlands.

Odee D.W., Njoroge J., Machua J. and Dart P. 1998. Selective preference for nodulation and symbiotic nitrogen fixing potential of indigenous rhizobia with African and Australian acacias. In: C. Elmerich et al. (eds.), Biological Nitrogen Fixation for the 21st Century, pp 673-674. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, the Netherlands.

Odee D.W., Haukka K., Sprent J.I. and Young J.P. 1998. Phylogenetic diversity of indigenous Kenyan rhizobia. In: C. Elmerich et al. (eds.), Biological Nitrogen Fixation for the 21st Century, p 589. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, the Nertherlands.

Conference Proceedings

Changwony M.K. and Odee D.W. 1998. Some practical aspects in the cultivation of Moringa oleifera Lam. in Kenyan dryland conditions. Paper presented at the Workshop on the cultivation and utilization of the Moringa oleifera, March 12 – 14, 1998, Jinja, Uganda.

Cheboiwo J.K. 1998. Culture in the Conservation and Management of Forest Resources in Kenya. In: Gibson C. et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the Regional Symposium on Common Property Resources Management in East Africa, held in Kampala, March 26th -28th, 1996, Makerere Institute of Social Sciences and Ford Foundation and United National University.

Chikamai B.N. 1998. Dryland Ecosystems: Challenges and Opportunities for Sustainable Forestry Development. In: Regional Course for the Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa, Muguga, Kenya, 5th October-6th November 1998.

Kamondo B.M. 1998. The role (policy) of Kenya Forestry Seed Center in Tree Seed Production and Quality Control. In: Proceedings of the workshop on seed production and seed certification, 26th -29th May 1998, Kenya.

McInroy S.G., Campbell C.D., Haukka K.E., Odee D.W., Sprent J.I., Wang W.J., Young J.P.W. and Sutherland J.M. 1998. Rhizobia from African acacias and other tropical woody legumes: characterisation using Biolog and partial 16S or RNA sequencing. 8th Congress of the African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 23rd -27th November 1998.

Muchiri M.N. and Muturi G.M. 1998. The State of Forest Plantations Development, Management and Future Focus in Kenya. In: Proceedings, Tree Seedling Production and Management of Plantation Forests. Timo P. and Kalle E. (eds.), The University of Joensuu, Faculty of Forestry, Technical Notes 68.

Mwanza E.J.M. 1998. Major tree disease problems of importance to Forestry in Kenya.In: Proceedings 4th African Regional Mycology Congress 17th -19th August 1998. University of Nairobi, Kenya.

Odee D.W. 1998. Forest Biotechnology in Kenya: Progress, prospects and priorities. Paper presented at the Regional Workshop on Biotechnology, September 16-18, 1998. Panafric Hotel, Nairobi, Kenya.

Odee D.W. 1998. Biodiversity and ecology of African tree rhizobia. Paper presented at the 8th Congress of the African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation, November 23-27 1998, Cape Town, South Africa.

Odee D.W., Gichora M. and Mutitu K.E. 1998. Developing management strategies for pests of Moringa species in Kenya. In: Farrell G. and Kibata G.N. (eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd biennial crop protection, National Agricultural Laboratories and KARI/NARP II project, p44-53. Nairobi, Kenya.

Odee D.W., Kumordzie P.T., Ochieng J., Twum-Ampofo K., McInroy S.G., Sutherland J.M. 1998. Nodulation and effectiveness of rhizobial isolates from root nodules of Albizia tree species in Ghana. 8th Congress of the African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 23-27 November 1998.

Sutherland J.M., Twum-Ampofo K., Odee D.W., McInroy S.G. and Sprent J.I. 1998. Conservation of seed and microsymbionts of Albizia tree species in Ghana. 8th Congress of the African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation, University of Cape Town, South Africa, 23-27 November 1998.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Kigomo B.N. 1998. State of the art study on forest genetic resources for the Sahelian region of Africa. A report for FAO, Rome.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Ayiemba O.A., Welimo M.O., Muthini J.M. and Fungomeli M. 1998. Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) Reports for Dida, Maziani, Dzunguni, Nyari, Kakuyuni-Mabuani and Roka Locations. Arabuko-Sokoke Forest Management Team.

Muchiri M.N. and Omenda T.O. 1998. The Role of Agri-Pastoral Systems in the Management of Industrial forest plantations in Kenya. In: Proceedings, Modelling the Growth of Tree Plantation and Agroforestry Systems in South and East Africa. Timo P. and Kalle E. (eds.), The University of Joensuu, Faculty of Forestry Technical Note No.80.

Muturi G.M., Kagombe J.K., Mugendi D.N. and Gachathi N. 1998. Report on PRA held at Lopur-Turkana for Desert Margin Project.

Muturi G.M. 1998. Achievements and constraints of promoting Melia volkensii, a multipurpose tree species for Semi-Arid lands. In: Pukkala T. and Eerikainen K. (eds.), Modeling the growth of tree plantations and agroforestry systems in South and East Africa. University of Joensuu Research Note No 80 pp 242-253 ISBN 951-708-702-0.

Odee D.W. et al 1998. Moringa Project: Development of Moringa oleifera and Moringa stenopetala tree to provide valuable products: coagulant for water/wastewater treatment and vegetable oil. EC contract No. TS3*-CT94-0309 (DG 12 HSMU).EC Collaborative Project. Final Project Report [http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/26920_en.html].

Odee D.W. et al 1998. Improvement in tree establishment for tropical dryland conditions in East Africa. Role of microbial symbionts in tree establishment. ACIAR Project N° 9126/ Project ID: FST/1991/026 Final Report [http://aciar.gov.au/project/fst/1991/026 ].

Omenda T.O., Kimondo J.M. and Muchiri M.N. 1998. Establishment of Natural Regeneration Management Trial of Cupressus lusitanica in Londiani - Kenya. In: Proceedings, Modelling the Growth of Tree plantation and Agroforestry Systems in South and East Africa. The University of Joensuu, Faculty of Forestry Technical Note No.80.

Ongugo P.O. and Odago P.O. 1998. Support to the district forestry development programme, baseline survey report for Machakos district, republic of Kenya 1viNR forest department and the Kingdom of Belgium BADC, pp28.

Roothaert R., Karanja G.M., Kariuki I., Paterson R., Tuwei P., Kiruiro E., Mugwe J. and Franzel S. 1998. Calliandra for livestock. Technical Bulletin No.1.

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Chikamai B.N. 1998. Non-wood Forest Products of Africa’s Drylands: Their contribution to local community livelihood systems. Dryland Biodiversity Newsletter, NMK, Kenya; pp9-14.

Odee D. 1998. Forest biotechnology research in drylands of Kenya: The development of Moringa species. In:J. Odera (eds.), Dryland Biodiversity, Biannual Newsletter of the Research Programme on Sustainable Use of Dryland Biodiversity 2:7-8.

KEFRI Publications: 1999

Journals Papers

Kamunya S.M., Olng’ote P.S., Kipkore W.K., Chagala E.M. and Day R.K. 1999. Genetic variation and heritability of resistance to Cinara cupressi Buckton in Cupressus lusitanica Miller. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 11(3):587-598.

Mwanza E.J.M., Mibey R.K. and Simon S.A. 1999. First report of Colletotrichum gloesporioides as a foliar and die-back pathogen of Prunus africana in Kenya. Plant Disease Journal 83:79.

McInroy S.G., Campbell C.D., Haukka K.E., Odee D.W., Sprent J.I., Wang W.J., Young J.P.W. and Sutherland J.M. 1999. Characterization of rhizobia from African Acacias and other tropical woody legumes using BiologTM and partial 16S rRNA sequencing. FEMS Microbiology Letters 170:111-117.

Ndufa J. K., Shepherd K.D., Buresh R.J. and Jama B. 1999. Nutrient uptake and growth of young trees in a P-deficient soil: tree species and phosphorus effects. Forest Ecology and Management 122:231-241.

Books and Book Chapters

Oballa P.O. 1999. Euphorbia tirucali. Forestry Compendium. CAB International. Publisher, CAB International, UK.

Oballa P.O. 1999. Croton megalocarpus. Forestry Compendium. CAB International.Publisher, CAB International, UK.

Chikamai B.N., Ng’ethe R.K. and Mbiru S.S. 1999. “Vegetation Resources and Opportunities for the Development of Alternative Livelihoods in the Drylands: The case of Mukogodo Forest Reserve and Adjacent Rangelands, Laikipia District, Kenya”. Foundation Press Limited, Nairobi. 119p.

Conference Proceedings

Chikamai B.N., Githiomi J.K., Chepkwony R. and Harley K. 1999. Promotion of Efficient use of structural timber in Kenya -an overview. In: International Workshop on Materials Selection and Design, ICS-Trieste, Italy; 101-108.24th -26th May 1999. pp19-27.

Chikamai B.N. and Muturi G. 1999. Two decades of Research and Development in Dryland Forestry in Kenya. In:a regional workshop for Eastern and Southern Africa on the Promotion of Tree planting and Management in the Semi-Arid Areas,Muguga, Kenya. Continental Graphics Limited; Nairobi. areas of Kenya. 27th -30th September 1999 Muguga, Kenya.

Gathumbi S.M., Buresh R.J. and Giller K.E. 1999. Above­ and below-ground resource utilization by legume mixtures in western Kenya. In: "ASA­ CSSA-SSSA 91st Annual Meeting Abstracts". ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A pp229.

Kigomo B.N. 1999. Impact of human activities and management practices on forest genetic resources. In: Proc. Workshop on "Conservation and Sustainable use of forest genetic resources in Eastern and Southern Africa: 6th - 11th December 1999, Nairobi, Kenya

Muok B., Nymbati R.O. and Lugadiru J. 1999. Trials on Propagation and Management of Melia volkensii. Proceedings of the Social Forestry Extension Seminar for the Promotion of Tree Planting in Arid and Semi-Arid areas of Kenya. 27th -30th September, 1999, Muguga, Kenya.

Muturi G.M., Lugadiru J.K. and Muchoki C.M. 1999. EMI forestry trials evaluation report. Paper presented to “Tree growing in ASAL with special reference to Ukambani: yields, costs and economic benefits workshop.

Nyambati R.O. and Mutua G. 1999. Termite control by traditional methods.Proceedings of the Social Forestry Extension Seminar for the promotion of Tree Planting in Arid and Semi-Arid areas of Kenya. 27th-30th September, 1999. Muguga, Kenya.

Nyambati R.O. and Mutua. G. 1999. Strategies to Minimize Termite Damage to Planted Trees. Proceedings of the Social Forestry Extension Seminar for the Promotion of Tree Planting in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas of Kenya. 27th-30th September 1999. Muguga- Kenya.

Nyambati R.O., Kyalo E. and Hayashi N. 1999. Nursery Practices in the Drylands.Proceedings of the Social Forestry Extension Seminar for the promotion of Tree Planting in Arid and Semi-Arid areas of Kenya. 27th -30th September, 1999. Muguga, Kenya.

Oballa P.O. 1999. Status of forestry sector in Kenya. In: Proceedings of the First Meeting of the Eastern and North-Eastern Node of African Forestry Research Network (KEFRI, AAS, IFS), (eds.) Kaudia A.A. and Mwanicky S.W., Muguga, Kenya.

Odee D.W. and Kahindi J. 1999. Biological Nitrogen Fixation. A paper presented at the National Stakeholders Workshop held at Farmers Training Centre, Ngerenyi, Wundanyi, Taita-Taveta District under the auspices of the Management of Agrobiodiversity for Sustainable Land Use and Global Environmental Benefits (MAGLUS) Project, 2nd December, 1999.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Kigomo B.N. 1999. Forest Genetic Resources Conservation (FGRC) and Management in Ethiopia. GTZ Project Report, Ethiopia.

Kigomo B.N. 1999. Global Crop Conservation and Protection Compendium; the Forestry Component Contribution report on Brachylaena huillensis, Podocarpus latifolia, Ocotea usambarensis and Vitex keniensis. CAB - International, Oxford, UK.

Muchiri M.N. 1999. Modeling Studies of Forest Growth and Yield in Kenya. In: Proceedings, Growth and Yield Modelling of Tree Plantations in South and East Africa Timo P. and Kalle E. (Eds.). The University of Joensuu, Faculty of Forestry, Research Notes 97.

Odee D.W. 1999. Report on Participatory Rural Appraisal of agroforestry feasibility study in Mukulusu sub-location, Kakamega District. Special Biotechnology Programme of the Netherlands Government.

Odee D.W. 1999. Report on Participatory Rural Appraisal of Agroforestry feasibility study in Kavilimguni community, Machakos District. Special Biotechnology Programme of the Netherlands Government.

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Franzel S., Holding C., Ndufa J.K., Obonyo O.C. and Gathumbi S.M. 1999. Agricultores yarboles Ligando la investigacion con la extension. Agroforesteria en Americas Extension Agroforestal CATIE/ICRAF 6:21: 18 - 20.

Amwatta C.J. 1999. The disappearing doum palm: a tree that meets contingencies for the Turkana people of Kenya. Dryland Biodiversity Newsletter No. 3, NMK, Kenya

KEFRI Publications: 2000

Journals Papers

Sutherland J.M., Odee D.W., Muluvi G.M., McInroy S.G. and Patel A. 2000. Single and multi-strain rhizobial inoculation of African acacias in nursery conditions. Soil Biology and Biochemistry 32:323-333.

Books and Book Chapters

Baggs E.M., Millar N., Ndufa J.K. and Cadisch G. 2000. Effect of residue quality on N20 emissions from tropical soils. In: "Sustainable Management of Soil Organic Matter" (R.M. Rees, B.C. Ball, C.D. Campbel and C.A. Watson, eds). CAB International, Wallingford, UK. pp. 120-125.

Chikamai B.N. 2000. Initiatives in the promotion and development of plant gums and resins within the IGAD sub-region. Sustainable Development of Dryland Areas of East Africa. Department of Biology, University of Trieste, Italy, 369-373

Chikamai B.N., Mbiru S.S. and Casadei E. 2000. Report of the Network for Natural Gums and Resins in Africa. Foundation Press Ltd., Nairobi. pp50.

Mbaya J., Kigomo B., Yamauchi H., Chikamai B. and Segawa M. 2000. The Promotion of Tree planting in Arid and Semi Arid Areas of Kenya. Proceedings of the Social Forestry Extension Seminar, KEFRI-Muguga, Kenya. Continental Graphics Limited, Nairobi:pp251.

Conference Proceedings

Banana A.Y., Gombya-Ssembajjwe W., Bahati J., Kajembe G., Kihiyo V. and Ongugo P.O. 2000. Effective monitoring of decentralized forest resources in East Africa. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Forestry Resources and Institution (IFRI) regional workshop on operationalization of participatory natural forests management in Kenya, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), Muguga, Kenya, pp46-54.

Chagala E.M. 2000. Performance of Pinus maximinoi H.E. Moore provenances. Kenya. In: Proceedings of the Conference on African Women in Science and Engineering: A vision for the 21st Century, held on 29th November to 3rd December 1999, at the International Centre for Research in Agroforestry, Nairobi, Kenya, pp357-336

Gathumbi S.M., Ndufa J.K., Giller K.E., Buresh R.J. and Cadisch G. 2000. Mixed species fallows: complementarity or competition in growth resource utilization In: "ASA­ CSSA-SSSA 92nd Annual Meeting Abstracts" pp60. ASA-CSSA-SSSA, Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A.

Mbaya J., Kigomo B., Kimondo J., Segawa M., Mukolwe M., Yamauchi H., Muok B., Chikamai B., Tokuhashi K., Owuor B., Gondo A. and Ngige J. (eds.), 2000. Proceedings of the Social Forestry extension seminar for the promotion of tree planting in Arid and Semi-arid areas of Kenya. Organised by SOFEM Project (KEFRI/FD/JICA), 27- 30 September 1999. Continental graphics, Kenya Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya.

Mohamed A.M., Nyamai D.O., Mengich E.K., Kimotho L.M., Ochieng D., Ego W.K. and Muchiri D.K. 2000. Agroforestry research and extension for integrated development in semi-arid areas of Kenya: Experiences from the ARIDSAK Project. In: Proceedings of the social forestry extension seminar for the promotion of tree planting in arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya. FD, JICA, KEFRI SOFEM 27th - 30th November 1999, KEFRI Muguga Kenya.

Mukolwe M.O. and Kiptot E. 2000. Kenya Forestry Research Institute: Training Resources. In: DSO/ICRAF Project Strengthening Training and Education in Agroforestry Regional Planning Workshop for Eastern and Central Africa held at the Wondo Genet College of Forestry, Ethiopia. 8-11 May 2000. Workshop Report.

Mukolwe M.O. 2000. Tree Propagation Methods. In: F. Mugo, D. Nyantika and M. Nyasini (eds.). Agroforestry Seminar Proceedings. Improved Land Management in the Lake Victoria Basin: Linking Land and Lake, Research and Extension, Catchment and Lake Basin. MoARD /SIDA/ICRAF, 14th -20th May 2000.

Mukolwe M.O, Mwamburi A., Lugadiru J. and Owuor B. (eds.) 2000. The 5th Regional Training Course for the Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa. KEFRI/JICA Third Country Training Programme in Kenya. 27 September - 30 October 1999. Nairobi, Kenya. Course Report.

Konuche P.K. and Chikamai B.N. 2000. Forestry Research Networking in Africa. In: “The Regional Workshop on Management of Trees for Farmland Rehabilitation and Development in the Drylands, Khartoum – Sudan, November 2000.

Muturi G.M. 2000. Destruction of an indigenous life support system through unsustainable livelihood: the case of Tarach riverine forest at Lopur. Paper presented to the 5th session of Global biodiversity forum.

Oballa P.O. 2000. Genetic diversity and regeneration studies of Populus ilicifolia. In: Comp. Isebrand J.G and Richardson J.; 21st Session of the International Poplar Commission (IPC 2000). Poplar and Willow Culture: Meeting the needs of Society and the Environment, Oregon, U.S.

Obonyo C.O. and Niang A 2000. "An Overview of the On-farm KEFRI/KARI/ICRAF Collaborative Research Project in Maseno." In: Proceeding of the social forestry extension seminar for the promotion of tree planting in arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya, Social Forestry Extension Model Development Project for Semi-Arids Areas in Kenya, KEFRI.

Sigu G., Ongugo P.O. and Nguguna J.W. 2000. The current status of the Vanga mangrove forest: Policy implication for the future conservation initiatives. In: Proceedings of the 2nd International Forestry Resources and Institution (IFRI) regional workshop on operationalization of participatory natural forests management in Kenya, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI), Muguga, Kenya, pp.34-44.

Sutherland J.M., Twum-Ampofo K., Dankwa G., Kumordzi P., Twumasi S., Odee D.W., Mcinroy S.G. and Sprent J.I. 2000. Towards understanding the barriers to regeneration of Albizia tree species for shade in cocoa in Ghana. In: Challenges and Imperatives for BNF Research and Application in Africa for the 21st Century , Ninth Congress of the African Association for Biological Nitrogen Fixation. 25-29 September, 2000. Nairobi, Kenya.

Policy Brief and Policy Documents

Sigu G., Ongugo P. and Nguguna J. 2000. The current status of the Vanga mangrove forest: Policy implications for future conservation initiatives, IFRI/CRC, pp19.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Kamondo B.M. 2000. The Best Practice in Seed Collection, Handling, and Documentation for Long Term Conservation. Technical Note, Seeds for Life Project.

Kigomo B.N. 2000. State of Forest Genetic Resource (FGR) for Kenya. FAO, Working Paper FGR/18E, FAO, Rome.

Luvanda A.M., Ongugo P.O., Sigu G.O., Langat D.K., Kariuki J.G. and Kigomo B.N. 2000. Production to consumption system: A case study of Bamboo sub-sector in Kenya. INBAR/KEFRI Project Report.

Muturi G.M., Lugadiru J.K. and Muchoki C.M. 2000. Performance of Australian, Central American and Kenya tree species in arid sites of Embu, Meru and Isiolo Districts, KEFRI’s Technical Note No 20 (Belgian Administration for Development Cooperation Consultancy Report).

Nguvulu C.Z., Harkonen S., Chendauka B., Kigomo B., Musokonyi C., Muturi G., Phiri M., and Pukkala T. 2000. An expert system for tree species selection for Eastern and Southern African Region. In: Pukkala T. (ed.) Selection of tree species for plantations in Eastern and Southern Africa University of Joesuu Research Note No 113. Pp63-80 ISBN 951-708-935-X.

Muturi G.M. 2000. The current state of nurseries in Kenya. In: Pukkala T. and Eerikainen K. (Eds.). Establishment and management of tree plantations in Southern and Eastern Africa Region. University of Joensuu Research Note No 120.pp 9-16 ISBN 951-708-967-8.

Muturi G.M., Gachathi N.M. and Kigomo B.N. 2000. Biodiversity and regeneration potential of Tarachi riverine forest around Lopuski settlement. KARI/KEFRI-DMP Report.

Ongugo P.O., Luvanda A., Sigu G.O., Langat D.K., Kariuki J.G. and Kigomo B.N. 2000. Production-to-consumption system: A case study of the bamboo sector in Kenya, KEFRI/INBAR project, pp46.

Sutherland J.M., Twum-Ampofo K, Odee D.W. 2000. Darwin Initiative for the Survival of Species, Conservation of Albizia tree species in Ghana Project No 162/06/159. Final Report [http://www.darwininitiative.org.uk/documents/6159/1983/6-159%20FR%20-%20edited.pdf ]

Guidelines and Extension Materials

Odee D.W., Sutherland J.M., Mcinroy S.G., Patel A. and Muluvi G.M. 2000. Single and multi-strain rhizobial inoculation of African acacias in nursery conditions [https://www.gov.uk/dfid-research-outputs/single-and-multi-strain-rhizobial-inoculation-of-african-acacias-in-nursery-conditions-13092].

KEFRI Publications: 2001

Journals

Chikamai B.N., Githiomi J.K. and Onchieku J.M. 2001. The strength properties and groups of important commercial timbers in Kenya. Discov. Innov. Journ. 13(¾): 144-149.

Gathumbi S.M., Ndufa J.K., Giller K.E. and Cadisch G. 2001. Do species mixtures increase above- and below-ground resource capture in woody and herbaceous legumes? Agronomy Journal 94:518-526.

Mwanza E.J.M., Simons S.A and Waithaka S.K. 2001. First report of Powdery mildew caused by Podosphaera leucotricha on Prunus africana in Kenya. Plant Disease Journal 85:1285.

Wambugu C., Fransel S., Tuwei P., and Karanja G. 2001. Scaling up the use of fodder shrubs in central Kenya. Development in Practice, Volume 11: Number 4: 487-494.

Books and Books Chapters

Konuche P.K.A., B.N. Kigomo and B.N. Chikamai. 2001. Advances in Forestry Research and Development in Arid and Semi Arid Areas of Kenya. Continental Graphics Ltd., Nairobi.

Wambugu C. Franzel S., Tuwei P. and Karanja G. 2001. Scaling up the use of fodder shrubs in Central Kenya. Scaling up the impacts of Research. Pp 107-116.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Muchiri M.N. and F.M Gachathi. 2001. Indigenous Trees Inventory and Vegetation Survey in Mt Elgon Reserve. Research Notes No. 11a and 11 b, Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 48p and 126p.

Muchiri M.N. and Mukira P.W. 2001. Field Guide Manual for Forest Fires Management in Kenya. Research Notes No 12, Kenya Forestry Research Institute.37p.

Muchiri M.N. 2001. Forest Inventory for Indigenous Forests in Arabuko Sokoke Forest Reserve. Research Notes No 10, Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 56p.

Policy brief and Policy Documents

Kariuki A., Otunga B., Muturi G., Perrio J., Njuguna P. and Omullo L. 2001: Tana River National Primate Reserve Management Plan 2001-2006, KWS.

Conference Paper and Proceedings

Amwatta C.J. and Ongugo P. 2001. Extracting high value tree species distribution using remotely sensed data, multi-disciplinary survey and GIS techniques in Mt. Elgon Forest, Kenya. 5th African GIS Conference and Exhibitions 5th -7th November, 2001, UNEP, Nairobi, Kenya.

Workshops Seminars and Meetings

Chikamai B.N. 2001. Gum Arabic and Gum Resins for Socio-Economic Development of Kenya’s Drylands. In a workshop on Medicinal, Aromatic and other Underutilised Plants in Naivasha, Kenya.

Chikamai B.N. 2001. Gum Arabic: Status, Potential and Challenges for Africa. In a workshop on trees for Arid Lands, Beer Sheva, Israel.

Eyog-Matig O., Kigomo B.N. and Boffa J.M. 2001. Recent research and development in Forest Genetic Resources. IPGRI, Rome.

Millar N., Baggs E.M., Ndufa J.K. and Cadisch G. 2001. Emissions of nitrous oxides from an improved fallow system in Kenya. In "11th Nitrogen Workshop, Book of Abstracts". INRA, Reims, France. Pp 149- 150.

Ndufa J.K., Cadisch G., Giller K.E. and Albrecht A. 2001. Short-term effects of pure and mixed species fallows on 15N availability and N distribution in soil particle size fraction in western Kenya. In "11th Nitrogen Workshop, Book of Abstracts". INRA, Reims, France. Pp 161 -162.

Nyambati R.O. 2001. Soil Fertility Evaluation, Management Strategies and Constraints in Kitui District. Proceedings of the Social Forestry Extension Seminar for the Promotion of Tree Planting in Arid and Semi-Arid Areas of Kenya. 22nd-27th Sept. 2001. Muguga, Kenya.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Cadisch G. and Ndufa J.K. 2001. Improving fallows? Natural Resources Systems Programme Research Highlights 1999-2000. NRSP pp 18-20.

Kaudia A.A., Mukolwe M.O. and Owuor B. 2001. Management: Harnessing Individual Initiatives. In: International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR). Participatory Eco-resource Dryland Farming Manual.

Omenda T.O., Mbae N.M. and Mbinga J. 2001. Managing Natural Regeneration of Cypress. Interim guidelines for Kenya. Technical Note No. 22. Kenya Forestry Research Institute.

Roothaert R., Karanja G.M., Kariuki I., Paterson R., Tuwei P., Kiruiro E., Mugwe J. and Franzel S. 2001. Calliandra for livestock. Technical Bulletin No. 1.

Course Reports and Proceeding

Kaudia A.A., Ongugo P.O. and Mukolwe M.O. 2001. Notes on participatory natural resources management, a course report presented at Mt. Elgon integrated conservation and development project-Kitale, 53pp.

Consultant Reports

Kigomo B.N. 2001. The state of Forest Genetic Resources in Eastern and Southern Africa region. Report for FAO, Forest Department, Rome.

Theses

Mukolwe M.O. and Kaudia A.A. 2001. Abstracts of thesis and dissertations by scientists at Kenya Forestry Research Institute: Bibliography (1983-2000). KEFRI Press Unit. Nairobi, Kenya.

Ndufa J.K. 2001. Nitrogen and soil organic matter benefits to maize by fast-growing pure and mixed species legume fallows in Western Kenya. Ph.D. Thesis, Imperial College at Wye, University of London. 323p.

Others

Langat D., Ongugo P., Nguguna J., Sigu G., Omenda T. and Opiyo A. 2001. The Got Ramogi sacred forest: Opportunities and challenges in sustainable utilization and conservation of sacred forests, CRC/IFRI-K-Site Report No. 8, 20pp.

KEFRI Publications: 2002

Journals

Gathumbi S.M., Ndufa J.K., Giller K.E. and Cadish G. 2002. Do Species Mixtures Increase Above -and Below-ground Resource Capture in Woody and Herbaceous Tropical Legumes. Agron J. 94: 518-526.

Kabaka W.M., Luvanda A.M. and Ndiege O.I. 2002.Bioprospecting of Mondia whytei for enhanced biodiversity conservation and increased rural household income in Kenya. Discovery and Innovation Journal. Special Edition. 14:49-56.·April 2002.

Muchiri M.N., Pukkala T. and Miina J. 2002. Optimising the Management of maize-Grevillea robusta fields in Kenya. Agroforestry Systems.

Muchiri M.N., Pukkala T. and Miina J. 2002. Effect of Grevillea robusta trees on the Growth of Maize in the Agroforestry Fields of Central Kenya. Agroforestry Systems.

Muchiri M.N., Miina J. and Pukkala T. 2002. Yield of Grevillea robusta in the Maize Fields of Kenya. Journal of Tropical Forest Science.

Muchiri M.N. 2002. Gevillea robusta in Kenya. Journal of Tropical Forest Science.

Obiri J., Lawes M. and Mukolwe M. 2002. The Dynamics and Sustainable Use of High value Tree Species of the Coastal Pondoland Forests of the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. Forest Ecology and Management 166: 131-148.

Books and Books Chapters

Cadisch G., Gathumbi S.M., Ndufa J.K. and Giller K.E. 2002. Resource acquisition of mixed species fallows-competition or complementarity? In: "Balanced Nutrient Management Systems for the Moist Savanna and Humid Forest Zones of Africa" (B. Vanlauwe, J. Diel, N. Sanginga and R. Merckx eds). CAB International, Wallingford, UK. pp. 143- 154.

Chikamai B.N. (ed.). 2002. Review and Synthesis on the State of Knowledge of Boswellia Species and Commercialisation of Frankincense in the Drylands of Eastern Africa. Colour Print Ltd., Nairobi.

Chikamai B.N. and Odera J.A. [eds]. 2002. Commercial Plant Gums and Gum Resins in Kenya: Sources of Alternative Livelihood and Economic Development in the Drylands. Executive Printers Ltd., Nairobi.

Franzel S., Ndufa J.K., Obonyo O.C., Bekele T.E. and Coe R. 2002. Farmer-Designed Agroforestry Trials: Farmers' Experiences in Western Kenya. In: "Trees on the Farm: Assessing the Adoption Potential of Agroforestry Practices in Africa". (S. Franzel and S. J. Scherr, eds). CAB International, Wallingford, UK. pp. 111 - 124.

Hood R., Atie W., Harti S., Syambusul R., Matijevic M. and Reiling M. 2002. The influence of quality parameters on plant N uptake from organic residues. In: Soil Science: Confronting New Realities in the 21st Century, Transactions of the 17th World Congress of Soil Science, 14-21 August 2002, Bangkok, Thailand. CD ROM. pp. 795/1-794/14.

Oballa P.O. 2002. Contribution of forestry research to plantation development in Kenya. In: (ed) Oballa P., Nshubemuki L. and Kiwuso P.; Sythesis of Past Research and Evaluation of Research Impact on Plantation Development in East Africa. KEFRI/FAO/FORNESSA/EU Pp 76.

Oballa P.O. and Omenda T.O. 2002: Mitigation Options: Forestry Sector (Chapter 6). In: Republic of Kenya, :tvlENR (NES) First National Communication of Kenya to the Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), Nairobi, Kenya. Pp 116-124.

Swinkels R.A., Franzel S.K., Shepherd D., Ohlsson E. and Ndufa J.K. 2002. The Adoption Potential of Short Rotation Improved Tree Fallows: Evidence from Western Kenya. In: "Trees on the Farm: Assessing the Adoption Potential of Agroforestry Practices in Africa". (S. Franzel and S.J. Scherr, eds.). CAB International, Wallingford, UK. pp 65 - 88.

Swinkels R.A., Shepherd K.D., Franzel S., Ndufa J.K., Ohlsson E. and Sjogren H. 2002. Assessing the Adoption Potential of Hedgerow Intercropping for Improving Soil Fertility, Western Kenya. In: "Trees on the Farm: Assessing the Adoption Potential of Agroforestry Practices in Africa". (Franzel S. and Scherr S.J. eds.). CAB International, Wallingford, UK. pp. 89-110.

Technical Notes and Technical Notes

Choge S.K., Ngujiri F.D., Kuria M.N., Busaka E.A. and Muthondeki J.K. 2002. The Status and Impact of Prosopis spp in Kenya. Technical Report for the International Prosopis Network Programme. KEFRI. 60pp.

Gachathi F.N. 2002. A review of a botanical name changes of trees and shrubs. Technical note No. 24. KEFRI, Muguga.

Policy brief and Documents

Muturi G. M. 2002. Final Report on the implementation of Forest Restoration and Research Activities at the Tana-River National Primate Reserve.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Baggs E.M., Cadisch G., Verchot L.V., Millar N. and Ndufa J.K. 2002. Environmental impacts of tropical agricultural systems: N20 emissions and organic matter management. In: Int. Union of Soil Science, T. S.a.F.S.o.T., Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives of Thailand (ed.) 17th World Soil Science Conference 'Soil Science: Confronting New Realities in the 21st Century'. ISSS, Bangkok, Thailand.

Cadisch G., Ndufa J.K, Yasmin K., Mutuo P., Baggs E.M., Keerthisinghe G. and Albrecht A. 2002. Use of stable isotopes in assessing below-ground contributions to N and soil organic matter dynamics. In: 17th World Congress of Soil Science Conference.

Micheni A., Tuwei P., Mugwe J., and Kiruiro E. 2002. Integration of organic and inorganic soil fertility improvement inputs for improved crop yields in central highlands of Kenya. A paper presented at the 12th International Soil Conservation Organization Conference, Beiching China, 26 -31 May 2002. Volume 3. Pp 361 – 367.

Mukolwe M.O., et al. 2002. Proceedings of the Regional Social Forestry Extension Seminar for Semi-Arid Areas. Jamuhuri Screen Printers. Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN 9966- 9690-9-9.

Sigu G., Omenda T.O., Ongugo P.O., Nguguna J. and Opiyo A. 2002. Forest degradation intensity: exemplification of spatial variance in rule enforcement intensity. A case study of Ramogi Hill Forest Reserve, Western Kenya, Proceedings of the 2nd International Forestry Resources and Institution (IFRI) research network: Institutions for sustainable forest management, KEFRI, Nairobi, Kenya, pp 213-221.

Tuwei P., Muturi M., Kiruiro, E. and Stewart J. 2002. Tree species and provenances screening for fodder production. Paper presented at the 8th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference 11 – 15 November 2002, KARI, Nairobi, Kenya pp 61 – 64.

Workshops, Seminars/ Meetings

Amwatta Mullah C. J. 2002. The role of wild palms in dry lands agroforestry: The case of doum palm (Hyphaene compressa) in Kitui District. Regional Seminar on dry land Agroforestry in Eastern Africa, 20th -25th May, 2002, Mwingi, Kenya

Mbiru S.S. and Chikamai B.N. 2002. The Network for Natural Gums and Resins in Africa (NGARA): An Overview. In a workshop on Gum Arabic Production, Processing and Trade in Africa; Khartoum, Sudan

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Mbinga J. 2002. Pinus radiata Improvement Research Project: Experiences after Twelve Years. Kenya Forestry Newsletter, No. 5. October, 2002.

Mukolwe M. 2002. KEFRI Successfully Implements the 8th Regional Training Course. In: Kigomo et al. 2002. Miti ni Mali Newsletter. No. 6. November 2002. pp 6-7.

Mukolwe M. and Nakamura M. 2002. Japanese Students Visit SOFEM. In: Kigomo et al. 2002. Miti ni Mali Newsletter. No. 6. November 2002. pp 11 - 12.

Mukolwe M. and Nakamura M. 2002. Cross Border Technology Transfer. In: Kigomo et al. 2002. Miti ni Mali Newsletter. No. 6. November 2002. Pp 13 - 15.

Mukolwe M., Shimizu K. and Nakamura M. 2002. SOFEM Project is Evaluated. In: Miti ni Mali Newsletter July 2002, No. 5. Pp 2-3.

Mukolwe M. and Nakamura M. 2002. JEPAK Tree Planting. In: Miti ni Mali Newsletter July 2002, No. 5. Pp 5-6.

Mukolwe M.O. 2002. Kenya- Japan in drive to improve habitat. In: Siringi, S. 2002. Kenya Adult Education Association (KAEA) News No. 23. pp6-7.

Muok B.O. and Owuor B. 2002. Sclerocarya birrea the under used resource: Propagation, establishment and management manual. KEFRI DFID University of Wales, Bangor (English version).

Thesis

Mbinga J. 2002. Genetic Variation in Pinus radiata (D. Don) Progenies at Timboroa, Kenya. Mphil Thesis, Department of Forestry, Moi University, Eldoret, Kenya. pp 77. (Msc)

Couse Reports

Mukolwe M.O., Owuor B. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2002. Course Report: The 7th Regional Training Course for the Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa. KEFRIIJICA Third Country training Programme in Kenya. Copyokgraphics. 24 September– 26 November 2001. Nairobi, Kenya.

Consultancy Reports

Chikamai B.N. and Kigomo B.N. 2002. Rehabilitation of degraded lands in sub-Saharan Africa: a synthesis. A report for IUFRO, Global Forest Information Service (GFIS) Project. FAO, ACCRA, Ghana.

Oballa P.O. and Langat D.K. 2002. Environmental impact assessment report for establishment of plantations of eucalypts for Sinendet Cooperative Society Limited in Kericho Area. KEFRI, Muguga.

Oballa P.O. and Omenda T.O. 2002. Natural Resource, Environment, Forestry, Wildlife and Tourism (Chapter 4) In: IGAD- DMCN Factoring of weather and climate information and products into disaster management policy in the Forestry Sector in Kenya. pp 95-109.

Ongugo P., Omenda T. and Langat D. 2002. The proposed conversion of fifty hectares of forest land to tea fields. Environmental Impact Assessment report, KEFRI, 27pp.

Others

Ongugo P., Nguguna J., Sigu G., Langat D., Bwire P. and Opiyo A. 2002. The status of upper Imenti forest (Nkunga and Nchoroiboro forest blocks): The interaction between the forest and the adjacent communities. International Forest Resources and Institutions. Site ID Code: 015-ken-006, 17pp

KEFRI Publications: 2003

Journals

Franzel S., Wambugu C., Tuwei P. and Karanja G. 2003. The adoption and scaling up of the use of fodder shrubs in central Kenya. Tropical grasslands 37: 239-250.

Tuwei P., Kangara J.N.N., Mueller-Harvey I., Poole J., Ngugi F.K. and Stewart J.L. 2003. Factors affecting biomass production and nutritive value of Calliandra calothyrsus leaf as fodder for ruminants. Journal of Agricultural Science 141: 113-127.

Books and Books Chapters

Mafongoya P.L., Giller K.E., Odee D., Bala A. Ndufa J.K., Gathumbi S. and Sitompul. 2003. Benefiting from N2-fixation and managing rhizobia; Below-ground transfer and contribution to subsequent crops. In Cadisch et al. (eds). CAB International, Wallingford, UK. pp. 143- 154.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Makee A.L. and Mwendwa K.A. 2003. The status of mangrove exploitation and trade along the Kenya coastline. In: Hoorweg J. and Muthiga N. Recent Advances in Coastal Ecology, studies from Kenya. African Studies Centre. Leiden, NL. Pp 257 – 267.

Spilsbury M.J., Kowero G.S., Mukolwe M.O., Netzehti A., Legesse W.W., Nsengiyumva O., Kiwuso P. and Sabas E. 2003. Forest-Related Research Capacity in Eastern Africa. FAO.

Technical Notes and Technical Notes

Omenda T.O., Mbae N.M. and Mbinga J. 2003. Interim guidelines for treatment of Natural regeneration of Pinus patula in clear felled areas. Technical Note No. 23. KEFRI, Muguga.

Omenda T.O. 2003. Brachystegia woodland of Arabuko Sokoke forest; structure and regeneration dynamics with special emphasis on Brachystegia spiciformis. Technical Note No. 25. KEFRI, Muguga.

Omenda T.O. 2003. Forest structure of selected vegetation, types of Arabuko Sokoke forest and natural regeneration of Brachylaena huillensis. Technical Note No. 26. KEFRI, Muguga.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Balozi B.K., Mbuvi M.T.E. and Wairungu S. 2003. A stitch in time? Community empowerment to conserve the Arabuko-Sokoke Forest: A paper written for the IUFRO world congress in Canada

Kigomo B.N. 2003. Forest genetic resources in Eastern and Southern Africa region: A status report. Paper for FAO, Presented at Forest Department, Rome. November 2003.

Ndung’u K.W., Okalebo J.R., Othieno C.O., Kimenye L.N., Kifuko M.N., Okeyo M.M. and Kipkoech A.K. 2003. Effects of Residual Minjingu Phosphate Rock on Maize Production and Financial Returns in a Nutrient Depleted Soil of Western Kenya. African Crop Science Conference Proceedings, Vol. 6. 704-708 Printed in Uganda. All rights reserved. ISSN 1023-070X.

Okeyo M.M., Okalebo J.R., Koech E.K., Othieno C.O. and Ndung’u K.W. 2003. Residual Effect of Minjingu Phosphate Rock and Short Fallow Biomass Incorporation on Maize Yields in Bumala, Kenya.A Paper presented at the 6th African Crop Science Conference at Hilton Hotel from 12th to 17th October 2003.

Workshops, Seminars and Meetings

Amwatta Mullah C.J. 2003. Distribution, impact of local use and regeneration of doum palm (Hyphaene compressa) in the dry lands of Kenya. Regional Workshop on Sustainable biodiversity management for reduced community vulnerability to drought. 30th September - 4th October. 2003. Lake Bogoria Kenya.

Amwatta Mullah C.J. 2003. Research Efforts in Propagation of Melia volkensii: A synthesis on the advances in propagation in Kitui, Kenya. Trees on-farm Network (TOFNET) stakeholders’ workshop and Steering Committee meeting, 19th - 22nd Nov. 2003, ICRAF Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya.

Chikamai B.N. and Kigomo B.N. 2003. Ecological degradation and Global Change: The Case of Drylands. WWW.etfrn.org/etfrn/workshop/degradedlands/index.html

Mbinga J. 2003. Breeding Pinus radiata for resistance to Dothistroma pinii fungal disease in Kenya. Paper presented at an International Training Workshop on Tree Breeding, 11th - 22nd August 2003, Nelspruit South Africa.

Mbuvi M.T.E. 2003. I can not give a blank Cheque! The case of introducing Participatory Forest Management (PFM) in Arabuko-Sokoke Forest (ASF)-Kenya. A paper presented during the IUFRO All Division 6 meeting Collaboration and Partnership in Forestry. Chile

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Amwatta Mullah C.J., Kyalo E., Okamoto E. and Auka S. 2003. Seed handling, tree establishment and Management in the ASALs. SOFEM Technical Guideline for Extension Officers, Kitui, Kenya.

Brown S., Masera O., Allah A., Ambia V., Braatz B., Kanninen M., Krug T., Martino D., Tipper R., Oballa P., Wong J. and Sok Appalu S.N. 2003. IPCC Good Practice Guidance to Greenhouse Gas Inventories in Projects of Land use, Land use Change and Forestry (LULUCF). Supplementary methods and good practice guidance arising from Kyoto Protocol.

Franzel S., Wambugu C. and Tuwei P. 2003. The adoption and dissemination of Fodder Shrubs in Central Kenya. Agricultural Research and Extension Network, ODI. Network paper No. 131.

Course Reports

Mukolwe M.O. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2003. Course Report: The 8th Regional Training Course for the Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa. KEFRI/JICA Third Country Training Programme in Kenya. Copyokgraphics. 16 September-18 October 2002. Nairobi, Kenya. KEFRI, 156pp.

Mukolwe M.O. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2003. Course Report: Special Regional Training Course for the Promotion of Social Forestry for Malawi.

Muga M.O. 2003. Final Report for a Group Training Course on Forest Research, A report Prepared for Japan International Co-operation, November 2003.

Muga M.O. 2003. Structure and Identification of Some Kenyan Woods. Research Report Prepared for Japan International Cooperation Agency and Forestry and Forest Products Research Institute. JICA Group Training Report, Forest Research II (J 03-00749): August -November 2003, pp 22-42.

Wanjiku J., Lugadiru J., Mukolwe M. and Kimani J. 2003. A Training course Report on Tree Nursery establishment and Management for six CBOs in Kikuyu and Limuru Divisions, 27pp.

Others

Alan Pottager and Kigomo B.N. 2003. Report on "Evaluation of European Tropical Forestry Research Network (ETFRN)". ETFRN, Tropenbos, Wageningen, Netherlands.

Langat D.K., Sigu G., Wanyondu J. and W. Bii 2003. The state of Chepalungu natural forest – KEFRI-Technical Report.

Mwendwa K.A, Gordon I., Mbuvi M.T.E. and Maweu J.M. 2003. Participatory Learning and Action Research among communities adjacent to Arabuko-Sokoke Forest. Recent advances in Coastal Ecology African Studies Centre. Research Report 70/2003.

Obonyo E., Ongugo P., Sigu G., Langat D., Omenda T. and Opiyo A. 2003. Aberdares: the vanishing forest: The relationship between the forest and its people. IFRI CRC Kenya Site Report, 18pp.

Omenda T., Ongugo P., Obonyo E., Sigu G., Langat D. and Opiyo A. 2003. Thim-Lich Ohinga Forest, challenges of a transition from traditional to formal forest management, IRFI CRCK site report ID Code 015-KEN-009-08/02, 17pp.

Wanjiku J., Lugadiru J., Mukolwe M. and Kimani J. 2003. A Report on Training Needs Assessment for farmers in Kikuyu and Limuru Divisions, 17pp.

KEFRI Publications: 2004

Journals

Cunningham A.B. and Choge S.K. 2004 Crafts and Conservation: The Ecological Footprints of an African Crafts Resource. Advances in Economic Botany Vol 15 pp 215 – 234.

Langat D.K. and Kariuki J. 2004. Variations in heartwood proportion and basic density between provenances of Eucalyptus grandis (Hill ex. Maiden). Journal of Tropical Forest Science 16(2): 179-186.

Books and Books Chapters

Blay D., Bounkoungou E., Chamshama S.A.O. and Chikamai B. 2004. Rehabilitation of Degraded Lands in Africa: Lessons Learned from Selected Case Studies. WWW.iufro.org/spdc/synthesis_paper_rehabilitation.htm

Choge S.K. 2004. The woodcarving industry in Kenya. In: Sunderland T. and Ndoye O. (eds): Forests Products, Livelihoods and Conservation Case studies of Non-Timber Forest Product Systems. CIFOR and DFID, Vol 2, Africa: Chapter 9, pp 149 – 168.

Choge S.K. 2004. Woodcarving in Kenya. In: Lopez C and Shanley P. (eds): Riches of the Forest: For Health, Life and Spirit in Africa. CIFOR and DFID

Mugwe J.N., Okoba B.O., Mugendi D.N. and Tuwei P.K. 2004. Soil conservation and fertility using improved leguminous shrubs in central highlands of Kenya. In managing nutrient cycles to sustain soil fertility in sub-Sahara Africa. In: Bationo A. (eds). Managing Nutrient Cycles to sustain Soil Fertility in Sub Saharan Africa. Academy of Science Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. Chapter 41: 583-591.

Mullah C.J.A. 2004. Diversity of use in doum palm (Hyphaene compressa) leaves in Kenya. Palms 48: 184-190.

Policy brief and Documents

Choge S.K. 2004. The Cabinet Memorandum on the Threat of Prosopis juliflora on the Ecosystem and its Declaration as a Weed in Kenya. KEFRI.12 pp

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Choge S.K. and Chikamai B. 2004 (eds.). Integrated management and control of Prosopis in Kenya. Proceedings of national workshop on management, control and utilization of Prosopis, Soy Safari Lodge, Baringo District, Kenya. KEFRI, Forest Department and GEF.

Gachie P.K., Koech E.K., Njug’e J.T., Simons A.J. and Ndalut P.K. 2004. Variation in Yield and Composition of Bark Chemical Extracts of Prunus africana (Pp 148-152). In: Muchuri M.N., Kamondo B., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (Eds) Recent Advances in Forestry Research and Technology Development For Sustainable Forest Management. Proceedings of the 2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference 1-4 November 2004, KEFRI Hq, Muguga.

Giathi G. and Gachathi F.N. 2004. Distribution of Polyscias fulva and P. Kikuyuensis in Kenya. In: Proceeding of the 2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference: 1-4 November 2004, Muguga

Giathi G., Karachi M. and Muchiri M.N. 2004. The status of natural regeneration of Polyscias Kikuyuensis in Nyamweru forest Kikuyu Escarpment forest. In: Proceeding of the 2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference: 1-4 November 2004, Muguga

Langat D.K., Sigu G. and Wanyondu J. 2004. Impact of human activities on the state of Chepalungu natural forest -2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference 1st to 4th November 2004

Luvanda A.M., Martim, H.K. and Ongugo, P.O. 2004.Socio-economic factors influencing environmental degradation in Kakamega forest in Kenya: The case of fuelwood exploitation. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Tuwei P. and Wajiku J. (eds). Recent advances in forestry research and technology development for sustainable forest management. Proceedings of the 2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference. 1st – 4th November 2004. Kenya Forestry Research Institute Headquarters. Muguga, Kenya. pp 225-233.

Maina I., Muturi G.M., Mulatya J., Ego W., Nyariki D., Muthoka P., Kariuki J., Esilaba A.O. and Cheruiyot H.K. 2004. Desert Margins Program in Kenya: Integrated socio-economic analysis of benchmark sites. A paper prepared for the 9th KARI Conference held in November 2004. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.

Muturi G.M., Mulatya J., Ego W., Maina I., Nyariki D., Muthoka P., Kariuki J., Esilaba A.O. and Cheruiyot H.K. 2004. Benchmark characterization. Kenya Country Report. Desert Margins Programme, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.

Oballa P.O. 2004. Status of Eucalypts in forestry and agroforestry systems in Kenya. In: Proceedings of: Blue gum stakeholders workshop, Busia, Kenya. 14-16 June 2004.

Wekesa L., Mulatya J., Kimotho J. and Wilson J. 2004. Profitability of Crops and Trees on Small-scale Farms in the Southern Dry lands of Kenya. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2005. Recent advances in forestry research and technology development for sustainable forest management: Proceedings of the 2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference, Muguga, Kenya, 1st – 4th November 2004.

Workshops, Seminars and Meetings

Amwatta Mullah C.J. 2004. Diversity of use of doum palm (Hyphaene compressa) leaves in Kenya. RPSUD Regional Workshop 14th -17th November 2004, Nakuru, Kenya

Amwatta Mullah C.J. 2004. Appropriate tree establishment and management techniques for the dry lands. 10th Regional Course for Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa, 20th September-22nd October 2004, KEFRI Muguga, Kenya.

Cheboiwo J.K and Langat D.K 2004. The role of markets in natural resources conservation and management: the case of Juniperus procera in private farms in Marakwet District-Kenya, 2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference 1st - 4th November 2004. Pp 241-245.

Eriksen S., Lind J., Owuor B., Gachathi F.N., Mauta W. and Mullah J. A. 2004. The impact of conflict on household vulnerability to climate stress: evidence from Turkana and Kitui Districts in Kenya. In: Brockington D. and M. Sheridan (eds.), Trees rain and politics in Africa 29th September – 1st October, 2004.Oxford University.

Eriksen S., Lind J., Owuor B., Gachathi F.N., Mauta W. and Mullah J. A. 2004. Conflict, vulnerability and adaptation around Endau Hilltop, Kitui District. Vulnerability to climate stress: Local and Regional Perspectivess, 27-28 January 2004, World Agroforestry Centre Nairobi.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Kuloba H.N., Ombok O., Owuor B. and Mngoni N. (eds.), 2004. Manual for Community Mobilizers on Natural Resource Management: Advocacy and Natural Resource Management, Prepared for Ujamaa Center, Coast Province, Kilifi and Kwale Districts, Supported by ALLAVIDA.

Couse Reports

Kimondo J., Tuwei P. and Irungu J. 2004. Training course on tree nursery establishment, species selection and field establishment for extension staff and farmers. FORREMS-KEFRI Project Report No. 2.

Mukolwe M.O. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2004. Course Report: The 9th Regional Training Course for the Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa. KEFRI/JICA Third Country Training Programme in Kenya. Copyokgraphics. 7 September - 19 October 2003. Nairobi, Kenya. KEFRI.

Mukolwe M.O. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2004. Course Report: Special Regional Training Course for the Promotion of Social Forestry in Africa.

Consultancy Reports

Amwatta Mullah C.J. and Sigu G.O. 2004. Mapping land use in Ganda, Goshi and Jilore locations of Malindi District, Kenya. A consultant Report for Farm Forestry and Natural Resources Conservation Project around Arabuko-Sokoke-Goshi, Coast Province of Kenya. pp 18.

Mbabu P. and Wekesa L. 2004. Status of indigenous fruits in Kenya. A report prepared for IPGRI-SAFORGEN in the framework of AFREA/FORNESSA

Mbuvi M.T.E. 2004. Trade (flora and fauna) Issues within the Coastal Forests of Kenya. A consultant report for the WWF East African Regional Programme Office Nairobi. Kenya

Muga M.O. 2004. A Study on Improved Utilization of Neem (Azadirachta indica Juss.) for Wood Carving by the Akamba Co-operative Society. A Consultancy Work for WWF East Africa Regional Office, pp 52.

Others

Millar N., Ndufa J.K., Cadisch G. and Baggs E.M. 2004. Nitrous oxide emissions following incorporation of improved-fallow residues in the humid tropics. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 18, GB 1032, doi: 10.1029/2003GB002114.

Muturi G.M., Mulatya J., Ego W., Maina I., Nyariki D., Muthoka P., Kariuki J., Esilaba A.O. and Cheruiyot H.K. 2004. Benchmark characterization. Kenya Country Report. Desert Margins Programme, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.

Muturi G.M., Choge S.K. and Gachathi F.N. 2004. Range rehabilitation of Mukogondo Landscape: Makurian group ranch characterization and demonstration of restoration technologies. FORREMS-KEFRI project report No. 3

Muga M.O. 2004. Appraisal Mission for Community Mobilization and Verification of Pilot Phase Sites for Gums and Resins for Plantation Development in Marsabit and Samburu Districts. A Report Submitted to the Chief Technical Advisor, FAO supported Acacia Operation Project, pp 18.

Muturi G., Mulatya J. and Cheruiyot H. 2004. Benchmark characterization of the Southern rangelands, Marsarbit and Turkana/Turkwel Ecosystems: Summary report for Kenya. Edited by Kigomo B.N. DMP KARI/KEFRI/GEF Reports.

Omondi W. and Kamondo B. 2004. State of ex-situ conservation of forestry seeds in Kenya Occasional Seeds for Life Project Report.

KEFRI Publications: 2005

Journals

Desaeger J., Odee D., Machua J. and Esitubi M. 2005. Interactions between Meloidogyne javanica (Treub) chitwood and rhizobia on growth of Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr. Applied Soil Ecology 29. 252-258.

Mugo J.M. and Kigomo B.N. 2005. Effects of forest cover types on stream flow components and ground water recharge in Kimakia forest catchments, Kenya. E. Afr. Agr. For. J. 69 (4), 255-265.

Raux J., Meke G., Kanyi B., Mwangi L., Hunter G. C., Nakabonge G., Heath R.N. and Wingfield M.J. 2005. Diseases of Plantation Forestry Trees in Eastern and Southern Africa. Review Article. South African Journal of Science 101.

Books and Books Chapters

Choge S.K., Anthony Cunningham and William Ellery, 2005. Chasing the Wooden Rhino: The Case of Woodcarving in Kenya. In: Carving Out a Future Forests, Livelihoods and the International Woodcarving Trade. Earthscan, London.

Eriksen S., Gachathi F.N., Ochieng B., Muok B. and Owuor B. 2005. Synergies in biodiversity conservation and climate change adaptation: The case of hilltop forests in Kitui, Kenya. In: Mistry Jay and Andrea Berardi (eds.), Putting people back into nature. Lessons from savannas and dry forests. Ashgate.

Policy brief and Documents

Choge S.K. and Pasiecmik N.M. 2005. The challenges of eradicating Prosopis in Kenya. Policy brief.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Chikamai B. and Casadei E. (eds). 2005. Report of the International Symposium on Acacia Gum. FAO-NGARA Publication Series No. 3. Executive Printers Ltd., Nairobi.

Kagombe J.K., Gitonga J. and Gachanja M. 2005. Management, Socio-economic Impacts and Implications of Ban on Timber Harvesting. Policy Brief No.1. Kenya Forests Working Group (KFWP), Nairobi.

Mukolwe M.O., Wanjiku J. and Ochieng' D. 2005. Course report; Proceedings of the 10th Regional training course for the promotion of social forestry in Africa, KEFRI, Muguga, 20th September to 22nd October 2004, Beatrotic Agencies, Nairobi, 153pp.

Ndufa J.K., Gathumbi S.M. and Cadisch G. 2005. Biomass productivity and long-term maize yield residual benefits in pure and mixed legume fallow systems. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P., and Wanjiku J. Proceedings of the 2nd KEFRI Scientific Conference on Forestry Research in Enviromental Conservation, Improved Livelihoods and Economic Development 1st – 4th November 2004, Muguga, Nairobi Kenya.

Oballa P.O., Otuoma J.O., Amwatta J.M., Musya J. and Wamalwa L. 2005. Challenges for conserving medicinal plants on-farm. In: Proceedings of Workshop on Community Participation on Conservation of Medicinal Plants, Kisumu, Kenya.

Oeba V.O., Oballa P.O., Muchiri M.N. and Wamalwa L. 2005. Fitting modified joint regression model in determining genotype by environment interaction of Eucalyptus clones in Kenya. In: Proceedings of 9th Bi-annual Conference of the Sub-Saharan African Network (SUSAN) of International Biometrics Society (IBS). Addis Ababa, 2005.

Workshops, Seminars and Meetings

Gachathi F.N and Amwatta Mullah C.J. 2005. Endau Hilltop Forests: its contribution to the local community. 6th Open Meeting of Human Dimensions of Global Environmental Change Research Community, 9th -13th October 2005, University of Bonn, Germany.

Gachathi F.N. and Amwatta Mullah C.J. 2005. Endau Hilltop Forest: Its contributions to the local communities. Dissemination Workshop on climatic adaptations as a livelihood struggle: Conflict and vulnerability among dry land populations in Kenya. 14th February 2005, KEFRI Kitui.

Mbuvi M.T.E and Ayiemba W.O. 2005.Sustained Natural Resources Management and Community Livelihoods Improvement through Partnerships: The case of Arabuko-Sokoke forest Kenya, 1st International Congress on Successful Cases in Sustainable Development in the Tropics. Mexico; South America

Oballa P.O. 2005. Growth performance of clonal Eucalyptus hybrids in various ecological zones in Kenya. National Training Workshop on Clonal Forestry, Mombasa, Kenya.

Oballa P.O. 2005. Technologies for scaling-up farm forestry benefits. Workshop on on-farm tree cultivation and conservation of high value plants for poverty alleviation, Bondo, Kenya. 6-7 May 2005.

Oballa P.O. 2005. Agroforestry Practices and Applications in Kenya. A paper presented at Egerton University Policy Workshop on Linking INRM/Agroforestry into Primary and Secondary School Curricular, 23-26 November 2005, Nakuru

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Amwata C J M., Owuor B. and Angaine P. 2005. On farm Propagation and Management of Doum Palm. A pamphlet for extension staff and farmers.

Amwatta Mullah C.J. and Orwe A.O. 2005. Large cuttings: a jump start for Itula planting in Ukambani. Kitui Regional Centre Newsletter Vol.1 Issue 1, April, 2005.

Chikamai B.N. 2005. The Taxonomic and Ecological Characteristics of the Acacia Gum Tree. In Acacia gum: A Food Ingredient for the future. FAO-NGARA Publication series No. 3.

Chikamai B. and Casadei E. (eds). 2005. Production and Marketing of Gum Resins: Frankincense, Myrrh and Opoponax. FAO-NGARA Publication Series No. 5. Executive Printers Ltd., Nairobi.

Kagombe J.K and Gitonga J., 2005. Plantation Establishment in Kenya: the Shamba System Case Study. Kenya Forests Working Group (KFWP), Nairobi. 28pp.

KEFRI, 2005. Kenyan Timber Grading for Structural Use. Timber Information Bulletin No 2. KEFRI, Muguga. llpp.

KEFRI, 2005. Classification of wood carving species using macroscopic properties. Timber Information Bulletin No 3. Forest Products Research Centre, Karura. KEFRI llpp.

Muok B. and Owuor B. 2005. Sclerocarya birrea: The under utilised Resource: Propagation, Establishment and Management. Extension Manual, KEFRI, Muguga, 28pp.

Ongugo P.O., Mogoi J. and Obonyo E. 2005. Upper Imenti forest Blocks, Mt. Kenya: An example of community participation in forest management. IFRI-KEFRI project. Community Brief No. 2. 2004, Nairobi Kenya, IFRI-CRC-K.

Owuor B., Eriksen S. and Mauta W. 2005. Adapting to Climate Change in a Dryland Mountain Environment in Kenya. Mountain and Development Vol 25 No 4.

Poulton C., Ndufa J.K., Gitau M. and Ogolla G. 2005. A Guide to Sustainable Community Based Inputs Credit Scheme (SCOBICS).

Thesis

Luvanda A.M. 2005.Socio-economic factors influencing environmental degradation in Kakamega forest Complex, Kenya: The case of fuel wood exploitation. M Phil Thesis, Moi University. Unpublshed.

Others

Amwatta Mullah C. J. and Omollo E. O. 2005. Socio-economic importance of doum palm (Hyphaene compressa) in Turkwel Riverine Ecosystem. Indigenous Vegetation Project (IVP) Technical Report. pp 42.

Choge S.K and Okeyo M. 2005. Management and control of Prosopis in Baringo District in Kenya. Technical Progress Report for FAO/KEFRI.

Indieka S.A., Odee D., Rao N.K., and Wakhusama S., 2005. Vegetative propagation of Melia volkensii to enhance sustainable use and conservation. KEFRI and IPGRI.

Langat D.K., J. Wanyondu and J. Cheboiwo 2005. Forest resources and local communities: A socio-economic survey of local residents bordering West Mau forest-Technical Report for the Adventist Development Relief Agency/Community Development Trust Fund (EU) - Mau conservation project.

Langat D.K. and J. Cheboiwo 2005. Financial and economic analysis of Eucalyptus growing, KEFRI Technical Report, Nairobi.

Langat D.K. and J. Cheboiwo 2005. To conserve or not conserve: Forest valuation of Tindiret natural forest, Kenya, KEFRI Technical Report, Nairobi.

Ndufa J.K. 2005. Advancing the use of the products of NRSP's past and current research projects in Eastern Africa. Final Technical Report of project R8400. Kisumu, Kenya: KEFRI. 29pp. http://www.msp.org/database.

Ndufa J.K., Sanginga P.C., Kayanga S. and Noordin Q. 2005. Tracking the use, uptake and conditions for sustainability of communication products. Annex C of the Final Technical Report of project R8400. Kisumu, Kenya: KEFRI. 34pp. http://www.nrsp.org/database.

Ndufa J.K., Semalulu O., Sanginga P., Noordin Q., Kayanda S., Obaga S., Kasule J., Lwasa J. and Nyagot C. 2005. Advancing the use of the products of NRSP's past and current research projects in Eastern Africa. Scientific report. Annex A of the Final Technical Report of project R8400. Kisumu, Kenya: KEFRI. 42pp. http://www.msp.org/ database.

Ndufa J.K., Wasonga D., Maina P., Poulton C. and Cadisch G. 2005. Biophysical survey. Annex C of the Final Technical Report of project R7962. London: Imperial College London and Kisumu, Kenya: KEFRI. 35pp. http://www.nrsp.org/database.

Poulton C. and Ndufa J.K. 2005. Linking soil fertility and improved cropping strategies to development. Scientific report. Annex A of the Final Technical Report of project R7962. London: Imperial College London and Kisumu, Kenya: KEFRI. 62pp. http://www.msp.org/database.

Poulton C., Ndufa J.K., Ogolla G. and Maina P. 2005. Impact survey. Annex B of the Final Technical Report of project R7962. London: Imperial College London and Kisumu, Kenya: KEFRI. 76pp. http://www.msp.org/ database.

Wekesa L., Wang'ombe E., Mukolwe M., Yamada I. and Sato Y. 2005. Marketing study of ecological resource products. Intensified Social Forestry in Semi-arid Areas Project (ISFP). Available on line at http://www.isfp-fd.org.


KEFRI Publications: 2006

Journal Papers

Baggs E.M., Chebii J. and Ndufa J.K. 2006. A short-term investigation of trace gas emissions following tillage and no-tillage of agroforestry residues in Western Kenya. Soil and Tillage Research 90:69 - 76.

Kiptot E., Franzel S. and Hebinck 2006. Sharing seed and knowledge: Farmer to farmer dissemination of agroforestry technologies in Western Kenya. Agroforestry Systems 68:167- 179.

Muok B.O. and Ishii T. 2006. Effect of Arbuscular Mycorhizal Fungi on Growth and Nutrient Uptake of Sclerocarya birrea under water stress, salt stress and flooding. J. Japan. Soc. Hart Sci. 75(1): 26-31.

Nyeko P., Mutitu E.K. and Day R.K. 2006. Farmers' knowledge, perceptions and management of gall-forming wasp, Leptocybe invasa (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), on Eucalyptus species in Uganda. International Journal of Pest Management 53(2): 111 - 119.

Books and Books Chapters

Chikamai B.N., Githiomi J.K., Gachathi F.N. and Njenga M.G. 2006. Commercial Timber Resources of Kenya. Karura Forest Products Research Centre, KEFRI.Paper Line Ltd., Nairobi, Kenya, 164pp.

Choge S.K. and Ngujiri F.D. 2006. Status and impact of Prosopis species in Kenya. In: FAO, 2006. Problems posed by the introduction of Prosopis spp. in selected countries. Pp 29-35.

Eriksen S., Gachathi F.N., Muok B., Ochieng B and Owuor B. 2006. Synergies in Biodiversity Conservation and Adaptation to Climate Change: The Case of Hilltop Forests in Kitui, Kenya. In: Mistry J and Berardi A (eds.) Savannas and Dry Forests. Ashgate Publishing Limited. pp 187- 226.

Karega R., Njuki J., Kung'u J., Mugwe J., Muriu F. and Mucheru-Muna M., 2006. Participatory Problem Diagnosis, Monitoring and Evaluation and Scaling-up. In: Mugendi D.N., Mucheru-Muna M.W., and Mugwe J.N. (eds.). Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. pp 73-92.

Moi University and KEFRI, 2006. Journal of East African Natural Resources Management (JEANARM). Volume 2: Number 1 (I-v, 98 -218).

Mullah C.J.A. and Omollo E.O. 2006. Socio economic importance of doum palm (Hyphaene compressa) in Turkaka riverine Ecosystems. United Nations Development Program and Government of Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya. ISBN: 9966-776-02-8.

Pasiecznik N.M., Choge S.K., Muthike GM, Chesang S., Fer C., Bakewell-Stone P., Wright J., Harris .PJ.C. 2006. Putting Knowledge on Prosopis into Use in Kenya. Pioneering Advances in 2006. KEFRI, Nairobi, Kenya and HDRA, Conventry, UK. 13pp.2006.

Technical Notes and Technical Notes

Kiriinya C.K.2006. Growth of Eucalyptus urophylla provenances at Gede, Kenya. Technical Note No. 27. KEFRI, Muguga, 7pp.

Policy Brief and Documents

Choge S.K. and Pasiecznik N.M. 2006. The challenges of eradicating Prosopis in Kenya. Policy Brief. HDRA, Coventry, UK. 2pp.

Eriksen S., Ulsrud K., Lind J. and Muok B. 2006. The Urgent Need to Increase Adaptive Capacities: Evidence from Kenyan Drylands. Conflicts and Adaptation, Policy Brief 2, November 2006. African Centre for Technology Studies, Nairobi, Kenya. 4pp.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Cheboiwo J.K. and Langat D.K. 2006. Smallholder tree growers income opportunities from farm forestry in Western Kenya: 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference 6th - 9th November 2006.

Choge S.K., Pasiecmik N.M., Harvey M., Wright J., Awan S.Z. and Harris P.J.C. 2006. Prosopis pods as a human food in Kenya. Paper In: Symposium on Nutritional Value and Water Use of Indigenous Crops, 19-21 September 2006, University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Esilaba A.O., Wekesa L., Ego E.W., Okoti M., Keya G.A., Kigomo J.N., Nyarik, D., Olukoye G., Muturi G.M. and Cheruiyot H.K. 2006. Desert Margins Programme in arid and semi-arid lands in Kenya. Paper presented at The International Conference on Deserts and Desertification: Challenges and Opportunities. Sede Boqer Campus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 6-9 November 2006, Israel.

Esilaba A.O., N.K.R. Musimba, A.N. Kathuku, P. Kaburu, L. Wekesa, E.W. Ego, M. Okoti, G.A. Keya, J.N. Kigomo, C. Ikutwa, G.A. Olukoye, G.M. Muturi and H. K. Cheruiyot 2006. Training needs assessment in arid and semi-arid areas in Kenya. A paper presented at The 10th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference/Second Kenya Agricultural Forum, KARI Headquarters, Nairobi, Kenya, 13-17 November 2006.

Kamondo B.M., Kimondo J.M., Mulatya J.M. and Muturi G.M. (eds.), 2006. Recent Mukau (Melia volkensii Gurke) Research and Development. Proceedings of the first National Workshop, KEFRI Kitui Regional Centre. 16 to 19 November 2004. 5lpp.

Kamondo B.M., Muok B., Juma P. and Wafula A. 2006. Germination Capacity and Storage Behaviour of Melia volkensii Gurke Seeds Collected at Different Stages of Development. Paper presented during the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference Held at KEFRI headquarters.

Langat D., Cheboiwo J. and Siko R . 2006. To conserve or not to conserve: A case study of forest valuation of Tindiret natural forest: In: 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference 6th - 9th November 2006.

Maina I.N., Muturi G.M., Ego W., Nyariki D., Muthoka P., Kariuki J., Esilaba A.O. and Cheruiyot H.K. 2006. Desert Margins Program in Kenya: Integrated socio-economic analysis of Agricultural Research as Champions of Change. Paper presented to 10th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference. pp. 612-617. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya 13-17 November 2006.

Mbinga J., Wamalwa L. and Gitehi G. 2006. Producing Pinus patula Planting Material Through Cuttings. In: Muchiri M. N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds) 2007. Forestry research in environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development: Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI scientific conference, Muguga, Kenya, 6-9 November 2006.

Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. 2006. Forestry Research in Environmental Conservation, Improved Livelihoods and Economic Development. Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference. 6 – 9 November 2006, KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga. KEFRI, Kenya.

Muturi G.M., Kigwa B.K., Kuria M.N., Maingi F. and Kitheka E. 2006. Growth of Dalbergia melanoxylon Guill. and Perr. (Grandill, African Blackwood) under different tillage and TerraCottem treatments. Paper presented at The International Conference on Deserts and Desertification: Challenges and Opportunities. Sede Boqer Campus, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 6-9 November 2006, Israel.

Musyoki J.K., Luvanda A.M. and Kithekai M.E. 2006.Potential Sources of Natural dyes for the handcraft industry in Kitui District, Kenya. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Tuwei P. and Wajiku J. (Eds). Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference. 6th – 9th November 2006. Kenya Forestry Research Institute Headquarters, Muguga, Kenya. pp 180-188.

Nyambati R., Koech C. and Muok G. 2006. Appraisal of Farm Forestry Development around Tinderet Forest. A paper presented at the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference, 6th - 9th November, 2006. Muguga, Kenya.

Oduor N. 2006. Commercialisation of Non Wood Forest Products in Kenya. A paper presented at the 1st Kenya Forestry Society Scientific Conference and AGM. Held from 10th – 11th August 2006 at Hotel Waterbuck, Nakuru, Kenya.

Onchieku J., Githiomi J., Oballa P. and Chagala-Odera E. 2006. Effect of spiral grain occurrence in strength properties of Pinus patula in Kenya. In: Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference, KEFRI, Muguga. November 2006.

Wekesa L., Mulatya J. and Misenya T. 2006. Bio-Socio-Economics of Tree Production in the South Eastern Drylands of Kenya. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) Forestry research in environmental conservation, improved livelihoods and economic development: Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI scientific conference, Kenya, 6 to 9 November 2006.

Luvanda A.M., Choge S.K. and Chikamai B.N. 2006.The role of Boswelia species in the livelihood of local communities in Wajir District, Kenya. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Tuwei P. and Wajiku J. (Eds). Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference, 6th – 9th November 2006. Kenya Forestry Research Institute Headquarters, Muguga, Kenya. pp 297-304.

Workshops, Seminars and Meetings

Oduor N.M. 2006. Wood fuel production, utilisation, marketing and conservation strategies in Social Forestry. A paper presented at a Regional Training course on enhancing adoption of Social Forestry in Africa. Held at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga on 1st February 2006.

Oduor N.M. 2006. Wood fuel production, utilisation, marketing and conservation strategies in Social Forestry. A paper presented at a Regional Training course on enhancing adoption of Social Forestry in Africa. Held at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga on 1st February 2006.

Oduor N. 2006. Entrepreneurship development of timber and non-timber forest products. A paper presented at the 1st Special Ghana Counterpart Social Forestry Training Course in Kenya from 11th to 21st September 2006.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Amwatta Mullah C.J., Owuor B. and Angaine P. 2006. Doum Palm Guide, No. 2. Propagation and Management. ISFP Technical Guide Series, Kitui Regional Research Centre, KEFRI. 13pp.

Chikamai B.N., J.K. Githiomi and N. Oduor. 2006. A guide to Charcoal Production using Improved Earth, Portable Metal, Drum and Casamance Kilns. Downtown Printing Works Ltd, Nairobi, Kenya.

Choge S.K, Harvey M., Chesang S. and Pasiecznik N.M. 2006. Cooking with Prosopis flour. Recipes tried and tested in Baringo District, Kenya. KEFRI, Nairobi, Kenya and HDRA, Coventry, UK. 6pp.

Kimondo J.M., Ndeti J.N., Kariuki P.M. and Ogawa S. 2006. Farm Forestry field Schools Enterprise catalogue. Intensified Social Forestry Project in Semi-arid Areas. Forest Department, JICA, KEFRI.

Mugwe J.N., Mucheru-Muna M.W., Mugendi D.N. and Mwembia F.W. 2006. Organic Materials. In: Mugendi D.N., Mucheru-Muna M.W., and Mugwe J.N. (eds.). Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. pp 33 - 57.

Muok B. and Owuor B. 2006. Prunus africana: Propagation, Management and Utilization Manual. KEFRI, Muguga, 38pp.

Muthike G., Githiomi J. and Onchieku J. 2006. Sawmilling Guidelines for Small-scale Timber Processing. Karura Forest Products Research Centre, KEFRI. 10pp.

Muthike G.M., Githiomi J.K. and Onchieku J.M. 2006. Sawing Guidelines for Small-scale Timber Processing; specially developed for Chain saw, Mobile saw bench and Pit saw Operators in Kenya. Published by Forest Products Research Centre, Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) Nairobi, Kenya, 2006.

Oduor N., Githiomi J., Chikamai B. and Kimwemwe J. 2006. Charcoal Production using improved earth, portable metal, drum and the casamance kilns – A manual produced by KEFRI. Downtown Publishers, Nairobi Kenya. pp28.

Ongugo P.O., Mogoi J. and Obonyo E. 2006. Mt. Kenya's Gathiuru forest: Hope for a secure future through community participation, IFRI-K Project Community Brief No.1, May 2006.

Ongugo P.O., Mogoi J. N. and Kamau E. O. 2006. Thimlich Ohinga: Preserving an endangered Heritage. KEFRI/IFRI-Kenya Community Brief No.2. KEFRI, Muguga. 16 pp.

Shisanya C., Mburugu G., Kung'u J., Mucheru-Muna M. and Mugwe J. 2006. Legumes for Soil Fertility, Food and Fodder. In: Mugendi D.N., Mucheru-Muna M.W. and Mugwe J.N. (eds.). Soil Fertility: Enhancing Community Extension. Manilla Publishers, Nairobi, Kenya. pp 58 - 72.

Others

Choge S.K., Odee D. and Okeyo M. 2006. Management and control of Prosopis species in Baringo District of Kenya. Pilot project terminal technical report. FAO TCP/KEN/3002. KEFRI, Nairobi, Kenya. 18pp.

Langat D.K., J. Cheboiwo, Nocole Sibelet and C. Garcia 2006. Traditional ecological knowledge, tree management practices, uses and economic dependency of local population on forests and tree based systems in the context of their degradation - Synthesis project Report.

Mohamed A.M. and Wekesa L. 2006. Status of charcoal production industry in the drylands of Eastern and Southern Kenya. World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF).

Muchiri M.N. and Gachathi F.N. 2006. Tree Inventory and Vegetation Survey of Mukogoda Landscape, Laikipia District. FORREMS-KEFRI Project Report No.7. 50pp.

KEFRI Publications: 2007

Journals

Esilaba A.O., Okoti M., Keya G.A., Miriti J.M., Kigomo J.N., Nyariki D., Olukoye G., Wekesa L., Ego E.W., Muturi G.M. and Cheruiyot H.K. 2007. Upscaling best-bet technologies in arid and semi-arid lands in Kenya. A paper presented at an International Symposium on Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the Scientific Facts. Organized by the African Network for Soil Biology and Fertility (AfNet) of the Tropical and Soil Biology (TSBF) Institute of CIAT in collaboration with the Soil Fertility Consortium for Southern Africa (SOFECSA), Arusha, Tanzania 17th -21st September 2007. Also published as a book chapter in A. Bationo et al. (eds.), Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa, 1035 DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2_105, © Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011.

Choge S.K., Pasiecznik N.M., Harvey M., Wright J., Awan S.Z. and Harris P.J.C. 2007. Prosopis pods as human food, with special reference to Kenya. Water SA, 33(3): 419-424.

Indieka S.A., Odee D.W., Muluvi G.M., Rao K.N. and Machua J. 2007. Regeneration of Melia volkensii Gurke (Meliacea) through direct somatic embry ogenesis. New Forests 34: 73-81.

Kamondo B. and Muok B. Use of Wild Plants for Food in Kenya's Arid and Semi-arid Lands. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (RPSUD Special Edition No. 2). Pages 117- 275. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. Pp l70- 176.

Kiptot E. 2007. Eliciting indigenous knowledge on tree fodder among Maasai pastoralists via a multi-method sequencing approach. Agriculture and Human Values Journal. 24: 231 -243.

Kiptot E., Hebrinck P., Franzel S. and Richards P. 2007. Adopters, testers or pseudo­ adopters? Dynamics of the use of improved tree fallows by farmers in western Kenya. Agricultural Systems 94:509-519.

Lesuer D. and Chikamai B. 2007. Can better management and production of gum Arabic in Sub-Saharan Africa contribute to meeting the MDGs? ETFRN News 47-48; 91-92.

Luvanda A.M., Mulugeta L., Choge S.K.,**Chikamai B.N., Alhedy A.M.A. and Mbwambo M.A. 2007. The role of Boswellia species and frankincense in the livelihood of local communities in eastern Africa. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (AFORNET Special Edition No. 4). Pages 277 - 407. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp389 -403.

Machua J., Muturi G. and Gicheru J. 2007. Genetic diversity within Brachylaena huilliensis (O. Hoffim.) populations in Kenya: Implications for conservation of a wood carving tree. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (RPSUD Special Edition No. 1). Pages 1 - 116. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp32- 36.

Makatiani E.T. and Odee D.W. 2007. Response of Sesbania sesban (L.) Merr. to rhizobial inoculation in an N-deficient soil containing low numbers of effective indigenous rhizobia. Agroforest Systems 70:211-216.

Mucheru-Muna M., Mugendi D., Kung'u J. and Mugwe J. 2007. Effects of organic and mineral fertilizer inputs on maize yield and soil chemical properties in maize cropping system in Meru South District, Kenya. Agroforest Systems 69: 189-197.

Mukonyi K. and Lwande W. 2007. Bioprospecting for wealth and biodiversity conservation: case of Mondia whytei commercialization around Kakamega Forest Ecosystems in Kenya. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (AFORNET Special Edition No.4). Pages 277- 407. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp389-397.

Mukonyi K.W., Owuor B., Chikamai B. and Wabuyele E. 2007. Status of Aloe exploitation, conservation and its contribution to communities' livelihoods in Kenyan drylands. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (RPSUD Special Edition No. 2). Pages 117- 275. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp231 -241.

Mukonyi K.W., Situma C.A., Lusweti A., Kyalo S. and Erik K. 2007. Commercial wild aloe resource base in Kenyan and Ugandan drylands as an alternative livelihoods source to rural communities. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (RPSUD Special Edition No. 2). Pages 117-275. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp220- 230.

Mukonyi K.W., Wachira N. and Jack A.2007. Novel Natural UV-shielder of Baculovirus biopesticides used against Plutella xylostella (Diamondback moth, DBM), notorious Brassica crops pest. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (RPSUD Special Edition No. 2). Pages 117-275. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. p220 - 230.

Muok B.O., Matsumura A., Ishii T. and Odee D.W. 2007. Genetic diversity within Sclerocarya birrea populations in Kenya. Journal of Arid Lands Environment 71: 1-11.

Muok B.O., A. Matsumura and T. Ishii. 2007. The effect of intercropping Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst., millet and corn in the presence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (RPSUD Special Edition No. 2). Pages 117-275. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp251 - 257.

Muok B.O., A. Matsumura and T. Ishii. 2007. Amelioration of the activities of reactive oxygen species in water stressed Sclerocarya birrea (A. Rich.) Hochst., seedling in the presence of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (RPSUD Special Edition No. 2). Pages 117-275. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp258 -262.

Munyasi J., Esilaba A. O., Wekesa L. and Ego W.2007. Policy issues affecting integrated resource management and utilization in ASALS. A paper presented at an International Symposium on nnovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the Scientific Facts. Organized by the African Network for Soil Biology and Fertility (AfNet) of the Tropical and Soil Biology (TSBF) Institute of CIAT in collaboration with the Soil Fertility Consortium for Southern Africa (SOFECSA), Arusha, Tanzania 17th-21st September 2007. Also published as a book chapter In: A. Bationo et al. (eds.), Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa, 1035 DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2_105, ©Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011.

Wamalwa L., Odera-Chagala E., Oeba V. and Oballa P. Adaptability of four-year old Eucalyptus species and clones in Kenya. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (AFORNET Special Edition No. 4). Pages 277- 407. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp326-334.

Books and Book Chapters

Kimiti J.M., Esilaba A.O., Vanlauwe B. and Bationo A. 2007. Participatory Diagnosis on the Eastern Drylands of Kenya: Are Farmers aware of the their soil fertility status? In: Bationo A., Waswa B., Kihara J. and Kimetu J. (eds.) Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. pp 961-967.

Mucheru-Muna M., Mugendi D., Mugwe J. and Kung'u J. 2007. Economic evaluation of local inputs in Meru South District, Kenya. In: A. Bationo (eds.) Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, pp 443-448.

Mugendi D., Mucheru-Muna M., Mugwe J., Kung'u J. and Bationo A. 2007. Improving food production using 'best bet' soil fertility technologies in Central highlands of Kenya. In: A. Bationo (eds.) Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. pp 329-335.

Mugwe J., Mugendi D., Odee D. and Otieno J. 2007. Evaluation of the Potential of Using Nitrogen Fixing Legumes in Smallholder Farms of Meru South District, Kenya. In: A. Bationo (eds.) Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. pp 503-510.

Munyi P. and Mutta D. 2007. Protection of Community Rights over Traditional Knowledge: Implications of Customary Laws and Practices in Kenya. ICIPE Science Press, Nairobi. ISBN 92 9064 198 3. 31pp.

Ndufa J.K., Cadisch G., Poulton C., Noordin Q. and Vanlauwe B. 2007. Integrated Soil Fertility Management and Poverty Traps in Western Kenya. In: Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities Bationo A.; Waswa B.; Kihara J. and Kimetu J., Eds.). Springer, Dordrecht, The Netherlands. pp1061-1076.

Wekesa L., Mulatya J. and Esilaba A.O. 2007. Bio-socio-economic factors influencing tree production in South Eastern drylands of Kenya. A paper presented at an International Symposium on Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the Scientific Facts. Organized by the African Network for Soil Biology and Fertility (AfNet) of the Tropical and Soil Biology (TSBF) Institute of CIAT in collaboration with the Soil Fertility Consortium for Southern Africa. Also published as a book chapter In: A. Bationo et al. (eds.), Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa, 1035 DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2_105, CO Springer Science+Business Media B. V. 2011.

Wekesa L. 2007. Marketing aspects of the charcoal from Commiphora species and Terminalia orbicularis charcoal. A chapter in Oduor N.M. and Githiomi J. 2007. Study on feasibility of charcoal production from Commiphora species and Terminalia orbicularis. KEFRI 2007.

Wekesa L. 2007. The economic analysis of the charcoaling methodologies. A chapter in Oduor N.M. and Githiomi J. 2007. Study on feasibility of charcoal production from Commiphora species and Terminalia orbicularis. KEFRI 2007.

Technical Notes and Technical Notes

Muok B., Wekesa L. and Owuor B. 2007. Distribution and utilization of Berchemia discolor in drylands of Kenya. Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Kenya. Published Technical Note.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Choge S.K and Matere J. (eds) 2007. Linking livestock feeds industry to the prosopis resource. Proceedings of a national workshop, Soy Safari Lodge, Baringo District, 11th – 14th March 2007. Supported by International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) and Department for International Development (DFID.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Ongugo P.O., Maua J.O. and Koech C.K. 2007. Emerging Values of forests: A blessing for Participatory Forest Management: the case of Kenya: International Conference on Participatory Forest Management (PFM), Biodiversity and Livelihoods in Africa:Addis Ababa, Ethiopia,19th – 21st March 2007.

Mengich E.K., Too D.K., Macharia J.M. and Mitloehner R. 2007. Zonal distribution of woody vegetation in the Makueni District of Kenya. Proceedings of the second research week held from 16th to 20th July 2007 at the Agricultural Resources Centre, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

Mengich E.K., Macharia J.M., Too D.K. and Mitloehner R. 2007. Responses of common semi-arid savanna tree and shrub species to soil water status in Makueni Districtof Kenya. Proceedings of the second research week held from 16th to 20th July 2007 at the Agricultural Resources Centre, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

Mengich E.K., Too D.K., Macharia J.M. and Mitloehner R. 2007. Zonal distribution of woody vegetation in the Makueni District of Kenya. Proceedings of the second research week held from 16th to 20th July 2007 at the Agricultural Resources Centre, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B.M., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds), 2007. Forestry research in environmental conservation, improved livelihoods and economic development. Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference. KEFRI, Muguga. 361pp.

Nahama E.T., Mbuvi M.T.E. and Ayiemba W.O. 2007. Partnerships, Networks in PFM: The Kenyan Experience: Presented during the 1st National Participatory Forest Management Conference: KEFRI Headquarters 6th - 8th, June 2007, Kenya.

Ndufa J.K. and Cadisch G. 2007. Short-term effects of pure and mixed species fallows on soil organic matter build-up in the soil of western Kenya. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P., and Wanjiku J. Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference on Forestry Research in Enviromental Conservation, Improved Livelihoods and Economic Development, 6-9 November 2006, Muguga, Nairobi Kenya.

Ndufa J.K. and Poulton C. 2007. Linking soil fertility and improved fallow technologies to development interventions in western Kenya. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. Proceedings of the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference on Forestry Research in Enviromental Conservation, Improved Livelihoods and Economic Development, 6-9 November 2006, Muguga, Nairobi Kenya.

Omenda T.O., Kariuki J.G., Kamondo B.M., Giathi G. and Kiamba J.K. 2007. Regenerative Resilience of Tree Species in a Degraded Forest Within Mt Kenya Ecosystem. In Proceeding of the 3rd KEFRI Scientific Conference: 6-9 November 2006, Muguga.

Ongugo P.O ., Mugo E. and Mogoi J. 2007. 'The Forests Act 2005: Is it an incentive or a disincentive to the community involvement in forest management in Kenya ', Proceedings of the 1st national participatory for forest management conference: Better managed forest and improved livelihoods. KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya, pp. 62-67.

Ongugo P.O., Mbuvi M.T.E., Koech C.K. and Maua J.O. 2007.Improving governance through social mapping tools: The case of ability to live analysis: International Conference on Participatory Forest Management (PFM), Biodiversity and Livelihoods in Africa: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia 19th – 21st March, 2007.

Ongugo P.O., Mbuvi M.T.E., Maua J.O., Koech C.K. and Othim R.A. 2007. The emerging role of Community Forest Associations Confederates in Kenya; the case of Arabuko Sokoke forest Adjacent Dwellers Association (ASFADA) and Meru Forest Environmental and Forest Protection Community Association (MEFECAP) Kenya:A paper presented during the International Conference on Poverty Reduction and Forest Tenure, Market and Policy Reforms, Bangkok, Thailand 3rd – 7th September 2007.

Workshops, Seminars/ Meetings /Trainig

Cheboiwo J.K. 2007. Existing and potential constraints to commercialization of farm forestry in Kenya. J. Cheboiwo et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the National Workshop on Markets and Marketing of Farm Forestry Products in Kenya, held in KEFRI Hqts, Muguga, 18th September 2003, Farm Forestry Programme, Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Nairobi, Kenya.

Oballa P., Juma P., Omuodo L. and Adhiambo C. 2007. Increasing Jatropha curcus productivity as an alternative source renewable energy for rural development. Jatropha Workshop, Grand Regency Hotel, Nairobi.

Oduor N. and J. Mbaabu 2007. Bamboo production and utilisation in Kenya. A paper presented at the Seminar on Sustainable Development of Bamboo and Rattan Sector for Developing Countries, Beijing, China from 24th October – 7th November 2007

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Gachathi F.N. 2007. Kikuyu Botanical Dictionary 2nd Edition - A Guide to Plant Names, Uses and Cultural Values 300 pp. ISBN 9966-7194-0-7. Tropical Botany, Gituamba, Kenya.

KEFRI. 2007. Tree Seed Information Leaflets (for 21 species). Kenya Forestry Seed Centre, Muguga, Kenya.

Kigomo B.N. 2007. Guidelines for growing Bamboo. KEFRI Guidelines Series No. 4. KEFRI, Muguga. 58pp.

Kigomo B.N. 2007. Upanzi wa Mianzi. KEFRI Jarida la 5.

Kiraithe C., Balozi K. and W elimo M. 2007. Aina mbali mbali ya miti yenye kuboresha rotuba. (Leaflet).

Mucheru-Muna M., Mugendi D., Mugwe J. and Kung'u J. 2007. Mucuna pruriens green manure. Leaflet. KEFRI/KARI/Farm Africa/TSBF of CIAT.

Mugwe J., Mugendi D. and Mucheru-Muna M. 2007. Increase crop yields using Calliandra and Leucaena. Poster. KEFRI/KARI/Farm Africa/TSBF of CIAT

Muok B.O., Mwamburi A.M., Kyalo E.M. and Auka S. 2007. Propagation establishment and management of Melia volkensii. KEFRI, Kitui Forestry Research Centre. 18pp

Ndeti J.N., Ogawa Shinji, Kimondo J.M., Kariuki P.M. and Abe Shinji. 2007. A Study Guide for Farm Forestry Field Schools. Intensified Social Forestry Project in Semi­arid Areas. Forest Department, JICA, KEFRI

Oballa P.O. and Wamalwa L.N. 2007. Growth performance of selected E. grandis at Muguga with indicative financial and other on farm benefits. Poster KEFRI Field day.

Oduor N.M. and Githiomi J. 2007. Guidelines for wood preservation using sap displacement method: A low cost method for on-farm application. Guideline No. 3. Forest Products Research Centre, Karura. 8pp.

Thesis

Kiptot E. 2007. Seeing beyond fertilizer trees: A case study of a community based participatory approach to agroforestry research and development in Western Kenya. PhD Thesis. Wageningen University, Wageningen, The Netherlands. 184pp.

Consultancy Reports

Muga M.O., Wekesa L.C., Waithera R. and Chikamai B.N. 2010. Gum acacia production, marketing and food security in Southern Sudan. Short Term Consultancy Report for SNV Netherlands Development Organization. May 2010

Wekesa L. 2007. Economic analysis of commiphora charcoal making methodologies. In: Oduor N.M. and Githiomi J. (eds.), Study on feasibility of charcoal production from Commiphora species and Terminalia orbicularis (pp. 81-94).A consultancy study for integrated natural resource management in Ukambani (INRMU) Project, Forest Department (FD).

Wekesa L. 2007. Marketing of Commiphora charcoal making methodologies. In: Oduor N.M. and Githiomi J. (eds.), Study on feasibility of charcoal production from Commiphora species and Terminalia orbicularis (pp. 71-80).A consultancy study for integrated natural resource management in Ukambani (INRMU) Project, Forest Department (FD).

Wekesa L. and Katiku J. 2007. Training seminar report on Jatropha curcas production, processing and marketing for community groups in Taita Taveta District. Desert Margins Programme of United Nations Environment Programme/Global Environment Facility. Consultancy report for training community members on the “Jatropha system” sponsored by World Vision.

Others

Amwatta Mullah C.J. 2007. Distribution, uses and conservation status of indigenous dry land palms of Kenya. 19pp.

Cheboiwo J.K. and Hitimana J. 2007. Study on market chains and trade arrangements for tree products produced from farms in Western Kenya. Tree on Farm Network (TOFNET), Kenya Forestry Research Institute-ASARECA.

Kari K., Ørjan T. and Mullah C.J.A. 2007. Avskogging i øst Afrika og Madagaskar: Suksesjon, samfunnsstruktur, og artskomposisjon i et restauraringsperspektiv. Årsmelding INA, 20-23

Mbiru S.S., Wekesa L., Roimen H., Fitwi G., Chikamai B. and Situma C. 2009. Community based local economy development in Somaliland and Puntland. Project Report Ref: OSRO/SOM/601/DEN. Kenya Forestry Research Institute / Network for Natural Gums and Resins in Africa , Kenya

Muok B., Wekesa L. and Owuor B. 2007. Distribution and utilization of Berchemia discolor in drylands of Kenya. Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Kenya.

Muok B. and Wekesa L. 2007. Distribution and utilization of Baobab in Kenya. Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Kenya.

KEFRI Publications: 2008

Journals

Chretin M., B. Chikamai, P. Ekai Loktari, J. Ngichili, N. Loupa, D. Odee and D. Lesueur. 2008.The current situation and prospects for gum Arabic in Kenya: a promising sector for pastoralists living in arid lands. Intl For. Rev 10(1): 14-22.

Mucheru-Muna M., Mugendi D., Mugwe J. and Kungu J. 2008. Maize yields and mineral-N movement as affected by organic and inorganic inputs in a humic nitisols in Meru South District, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Studies and Development. Volume I Number 1: 99-107.

Muga M.O. and M. Mbae. 2008. Variation in wood properties of Eucalyptus hybrid clones and local species grown in Kenya. (JEARNAM Journal)

Mugendi D., Mucheru-Muna M., Mugwe J., Kungu J. and Bationo A. 2008. Best bet soil fertility technologies for improved food production in the Central Highlands of Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Studies and Development. Volume I Number 1:8- 15.

Mugo J.M. and Kigomo B. 2008. Effects of forest cover types on streamflow components and groundwater recharge in Kimakia forest catchments, Kenya. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal. Volume 69 Nos. 3 and 4. Pages 255- 265. Kenya Agricultural Research Institute.

Mutitu K.E., B. Otieno, V. Oeba, P. Nyeko and R.K. Day. 2008. Farmers' knowledge and perceptions on management of L. invasa on Eucalyptus species in Western Kenya. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (AFORNET Special Edition No. 4). Pages 277-407. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp287- 293.

Mutitu K.E., B.O. Otieno, V. Oeba, P. Nyeko and R.K. Day. 2008. Spatial distribution of the blue gum chalcid, Leptocybe invasa on Eucalyptus species in Kenya. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (AFORNET Special Edition No. 4). Pages 277-407. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp369 - 374.

Mutta D., Chagala-Odera E., Wairungu S. and Nassoro S. 2008. Traditional knowledge systems for management of kaya forest in the coast region of Kenya. In:Traditional Forest-Related knowledge and Sustainable Forest Management in Africa. IUFRO World Series Volume 23: 122-130.

Nyeko P., K.E. Mutitu, B. Otieno, V. Oeba, and R.K. Day. 2008. Farmers’ experiences on the blue gum chalcid, Leptocybe invasa, infestation on Euclayptus species in East Africa. Discovery and Innovation Journal, Volume 19 (AFORNET Special Edition No. 4). Pages 277-407. African Academy of Sciences, Kenya. pp382- 388.

Tieguhong J.C., O. Ndoye, M. Tchatat and B. Chikamai. 2009. Processing and Marketing of Non-Wood Forest Products: Potential Impacts and Challenges in Africa. Discov. Innov. Journ. 21 (SFM Special Edition No. 1), 60-65

Books and Book Chapters

Keya G.A., M. Muga, B. Chikamai, M. Okoti, M. Mbuvi, D. Wayua and M. Shiba. 2008. A participatory assessment of the development needs of semi-sedentary pastoralists in Kenya. In: Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World VOL 1. Edited by the Organizing committee of the 2008IGC/IRC Congress- Guangzhou: Guangdong People’s Publishing House China. 2008.6 ISBN 978-7-218-05854-2.

Keya G.A., M. Muga and B. Chikamai. 2008. The Acacia Operation Project: A pilot activity for combating desertification and improving pastoralists livelihoods in the arid rangelands of Kenya. In: Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World VOL 1. Edited by the Organizing committee of the 2008IGC/IRC Congress- Guangzhou: Guangdong People’s Publishing House China. 2008.6 ISBN 978-7-218-05854-2

Kiptot E. 2008. Adoption dyamics of Tithonia diversifolia for soil fertility management in pilot villages of Western Kenya. Expl Agric., volume 44, pp. 473--484. Cambridge University Press.

Ndufa J.K., Cadisch G., Poulton C., Noordin Q. and Vanlauwe B. 2008. Integrated Soil Fertility Management and Poverty Traps in Western Kenya. In: Bationo A., Waswa B., Kihara J. and Kimetu J. (eds.) Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Management in sub­ Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities. pp 1061-1075.

Ndufa J.K., Albrecht A., Keerthisinghe G., and Cadisch G. 2008. Quantifying the contribution of legumes above and below-ground N to soil N pools and subsequent crop in improved fallow system using in situ 15N labelling techniques in western Kenya. In: Management of Agroforestry Systems for enhancing Resource use Efficiency and Crop Productivity. IAEA-TECDOC-160. Joint FAO/IAEA Division of Nuclear Techniques in Food and Agriculture.

Research Notes

Mutitu K.E., Mwangi L., Otieno B., and Minjire M. 2008. Pests and diseases associated with Eucalyptus in Kenya. KEFRI Research Note No. 7. KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya.14pp.

Policy Brief and Documents

Laikipia Wildlife Forum, KEFRI, NEMA, KWS, AWF, ILLMAMUSI and USAID­ Kenya, 2008. Mukogodo Forest Integrated Management Plan 2008- 2018. Focal Area Team.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Cheboiwo J.K. and Langat D. 2008. Analysis of Principals and Potential Partnerships for Tree Outgrower Schemes in Western Kenya. Paper Presented in the 4th KEFRI Scientific Conference on Recent Advances in Forestry Research for Environmental Conservation for Improved Livelihood and Economic Development Held at KEFRI Hqts, Muguga from 6-9 October, 2008, pp 321-333.

Langat D. and Cheboiwo J. 2008. Evaluation of natural forests in private lands in Narok North District-Kenya: 4th KEFRI Scientific Conference 6-9 October 2008

Machua J., Kamondo B. and Gitehi G. 2008. Propagation of Osyris lanceolata (East African Sandalwood) In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2009. Recent advances in forestry research for environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development. Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI scientific conference, Muguga, Kenya, 6-9 October 2008

Maobe S.N., Mburu M.W.K., Ndufa J.K., Akundabweni L.S.M. 2008. Legume biomass quantity requirement for maize production with reference to mucuna green manure in Kenya, In: Proceedings of the XXI International Grassland Congress and VIII International Rangeland Congress: Multifunctional Grasslands in a Changing World. Volume II. 29th June - 5th July, Hohhot, China. pp239.

Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D. Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. 2008. Recent Advances in Forestry Research for Environmental Conservation, Improved Livelihoods and Economic Development. Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI Scientific Conference. 6 – 9 October 2008, KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga. KEFRI, Kenya.

Mullah C.J.A. Totland Ø. and Klanderud K. 2008. Patterns of plant succession in abandoned forest fallows in Kenya. Sustainable Forest Management in Africa Symposium: African Solutions to African Problems in Natural Forest Management, 3–7 November 2008, Stellenbosch, South Africa.

Ndiema L. and Githiomi J. 2008. Status of timber standardization in Kenya, paper presented in the 6th International Scientific and practical conference on timber standardization in Beijing, China 2nd -6th August 2010.

Nyambati R.O., Okalebo J.R., Othieno C.O., P.C. Smithson and Bashir Jama. 2008. Soil Phosphorus Fractions and Maize Yield as Influenced by Phosphorus and Nitrogen Sources on Two Soil types in Western Kenya. Paper presented at the 4th Annual International Conference Moi University. 29th July - 1st August 2008. Eldoret, Kenya.

Nyambati R.O., Okalebo J.R, Othieno C.O., Serem C., Imo M. 2008. Comparative short term effects of different quality organic resources and urea on maize productivity soil types in Western Kenya: Paper presented at the 4th Annual International Conference Moi University. 29th July -1st August 2008. Eldoret, Kenya.

Nyambati R.O., Okalebo J.R, Othieno C.O., Serem C., Imo M. 2008. Soil nitrogen ammendment effects on nitrogen uptake and grain yield of Maize under two soil types in Western Kenya. Paper presented at the 4th KEFRI Scientific Conference, 6-9th October, 2008. Mugaga, Kenya.

Oballa P.O. and Konuche P.A. 2008: Pros and cons of growing Eucalyptus species in Kenya. In: Proceedings of KEFRI Bianual Scientific Conference. October 2008.

Oballa P.O. 2008: Conservation and development potentials of Salicaceae in Kenya. In: Procedings ofForestry Society of Kenya Workshop 2008.

Oduor N. and J. Githiomi. 2008.Wood Characteristics and properties of Cocos nucifera (the coconut tree) grown in Kwale District. A paper presented at the 4th Annual Moi University Conference, Eldoret 29th July – 1st August 2008

Oeba V.O., Giathi Gitehi and Mbinga J. 2008. Modelling the rooting ability of Polyscias kikuyuensis cuttings under different growing media and Indole-3-Butyric Acid (IBA) concentrations using logistic regression. International Biometric Conference, Dublin, 13 - 18 July 2008. International Biometric Society.

Omenda T.O., Kariuki J.G., Kamondo B.M., Giathi G. and Kiamba J.K. 2008. Regenerative Resilience of Tree Species in a Degraded Forest within Mt. Kenya. Paper presented during the 4th KEFRI Scientific Conference Held at KEFRI headquarters In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2009. Recent advances in forestry research for environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development. Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI scientific conference, Muguga, Kenya, 6-9 October 2008.

Ongugo P.O., Kagombe J.K., Wandago B.O., Gachanja M. and Mbuvi M.T. 2008 (eds.) Better Managed Forests and Improved Livelihood. Proceedings of the 1st National Participatory Forest Management Conference. 6-8 June, 2007. KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya.

Workshops, Seminars and Meetings

Nyamai D., Oballa P. and Otieno B. 2008. Research and development perspectives for biofuels value chain (production, processing and utilization). In Proceedings of KEFRI National Stakeholders Consultative Workshop on Biofuels Research & Development Agenda /Strategy June 2008.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Eastern Africa Bamboo Project, 2008. Bamboo mat weaving techniques and applications. Cottage Industry Manuals. UNIDO, CFC, INBAR, Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI).

Eastern Africa Bamboo Project, 2008. Raw materials and tools for bamboo applications. Cottage Industry Manuals. UNIDO, CFC, INBAR, Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI).

Eastern Africa Bamboo Project, 2008. Three dimensional woven bamboo products. Cottage Industry Manuals. UNIDO, CFC, INBAR, Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI).

Eastern Africa Bamboo Project, 2008. Techniques for making bamboo furniture. Cottage Industry Manuals. UNIDO, CFC, INBAR, Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI).

Eastern Africa Bamboo Project, 2008. Techniques for plane woven bamboo products. Cottage Industry Manuals. UNIDO, CFC, INBAR, Ethiopia Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI).

Githiomi J.K and Muthike G. 2008. Guidelines to Air-drying of Timber. Low Cost Timber Drying Method for Sawyers, Merchants and Other Users. KEFRI Guideline No 6. Karura Forest Products Research Centre. Kenya. ISBN: 9966-776-00-1, 6pp.

Githiomi J.K and Onchieku J. 2008. A Checklist of Kenyan Timber and Biocomposite Standards for Structural Engineers, Architects and other Timber Users. Timber Information Bulletin No. 4. Karura Forest Products Research Centre, KEFRI, Kenya. ISBN: 9966-776-49-4. 9pp 9pp.

KEFRI. 2008. Aloe domestication and utilization. Information leaflet. KEFRI, Muguga.

KEFRI. 2008. Bamboo domestication and utilization. Information leaflet. KEFRI, Muguga.

KEFRI. 2008. Bio-fertilizer production. Information leaflet. KEFRI, Muguga.

KEFRI. 2008. Blue gum chalcid: a pest of Eucalyotus in Kenya. Information leaflet. Pest update. KEFRI, Muguga.

KEFRI. 2008. Blue gum chalcid status in the Coastal region of Kenya. Information leaflet. KEFRI, Muguga

KEFRI. 2008. Eucalyptus trees in Kenya. Information leaflet. KEFRI, Muguga.

KEFRI. 2008. The threat of invasive Prosopis and how to minimize its effects in Kenya. Information leaflet. KEFRI, Muguga.

KEFRI. 2008. Products development from three dry land fruit trees. Information leaflet. KEFRI, Muguga.

Kiamba J.K., Schmidt L. and Mbora A. 2008. Dovyalis abyssinica (A Rich) Warb. Seed leaflet No. 144. Forest and Landscape, Denmark. www.sl.ku.dk.

Kiamba J.K. and Schmidt L. 2008. Gardenia volkensii K. Shum spp spanthulifolia (Stapf & Hutch.) Verde. Seed leaflet No. 145. Forest and Landscape, Denmark. www.sl.ku.dk.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Ayiemba W.O., Kagombe J.K. and Matiku P.M. 2008. Participatory Natural Resources Management: How to Involve Local Communities. A Handbook for Facilitators. KEFRI/Nature Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya. 48pp.

Mugendi D.N., Mucheru-Muna M.W., Waswa B. and Mugwe J.N. 2008. Agroforestry for Land and Water Management and Kenya. In: Waswa F., Otor S., Olukoye G. and Mugendi D.N. (eds.). Environment and Sustainable Development, A Guide for Higher Education in Kenya Volume II. School of Environmental Studies and Human Sciences, Kenyatta University. pp 122- 138.

Mukonyi K.W., and Oduor N.M., Wachira N. and Njuguna J. 2008. Guidelines for growing aloes: A guide for farmers and extension workers. KEFRI Guideline Series No 8. Kenya Forestry Research Institute, 28pp.

Njuguna J.C. and Kigomo B.N. 2008. Raising bamboo from stem cuttings: A guide for extension and bamboo growers. KEFRI Guideline No 7. Kenya Forestry Research Institute re. Muguga, Kenya. 11pp.

Oballa P.O. 2008: The role of eucalypts in the energy sector in Kenya. Poster presented to Kenya Energy Sector Environment Programme. Ministry of Energy, November 2008.

Otieno B., Njuguna J. and Oballa P. 2008; Some pests and diseases associated with Jatropha curcas. Poster presented at the National Stakeholders Consultative Workshop on Biofuels Research & Development Agenda /Strategy June 2008

Okeyo M.M. 2008. Zanthoxylum gilletii (de wild.) P.G.Waterman. In: PROTA Timbers: 7 (1).

Consultancy Reports

Chikamai B., Kunyiha C., Gachathi F., Waithera R., Mbiru S. and Khamala E. 2008. Appraisal, Mapping and Inventory of the Aromatic Resins and Gum Arabic in Somaliland and Puntland. Report submitted to: Sergio Innocente, Special Emergency Programmes Services (TCES), FAO Somalia.

Chikamai B., Mbiru S., Khamala E. and Watai K. 2008. Development of the Gum Arabic and Aloe Sub Sectors in Karamoja Region of Uganda. Report Prepared for the Government of Uganda through Office of the President, AGOA office.

Choge S.K. 2008. Towards integrated management of invasive prosopis tree species in Djibouti. Technical consultancy report to the Government of Djibouti. 21 pp.

Others

Kariuki J.G., Machua J.M., Luvanda A.M. and Kigomo J.N. 2008. Baseline survey of woodland utilization and degradation around Kakuma refugee camp. JOFCA/KEFRI Project Technical Report no. 1. Print Maxim, Nairiobi-Kenya.

KEFRI Publications: 2009

Journals

Chebii J., Imo M., Koech E. and Ndufa J.K. 2009. Effects of tillage on greenhouse gas emission and nitrogen mineralization under Tephrosia fallows in Nyabeda, Western Kenya. Journal of Agriculture, Pure and Applied Science and Technology (JAPAST). Vol. 2, 76-92.

Chemuku W., Luvanda A., Muga M., Chikamai B. and Makenzi P. 2009. Traditional Ecological Knowledge in Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.Management and Gum Arabic Production in Samburu and Isiolo Districts of Kenya ( African Journal of plant sciences, Vol. 4 (1).

Chemuku W., Luvanda A., Muga M., Chikamai B.,and Makenzi P. 2009. Gum arabic yield in different varieties of Acacia senegal (L.) Willd in Kenya. African Journal of plant sciences, Vol. 3 (6).

Chikamai B., M. Tchatat, J.C. Tieguhong and O. Ndoye. 2009. Forest Management for Non-Wood Forest Products and Services in Sub-Saharan Africa. Discov. Innov. Journ. 21 (SFM Special Edition No. 1), 50-59

Kirongo B.B. and Muchiri M.N. 2009.Modelling early growth of Eucalyptus hy brid clones at the Kenyan coast. Journal of East African Natural Resources Management. Vol(3) 257-271.

Lelon J.K., Muga M.O., Odee D.W., Wekesa C. and Ndakwe B. 2009. Effect of chemical properties of soils on gum elementary compositions from Acacia senegal variety kerensis in Samburu and Marsabit Districts. African Journal of Plant Science Vol. 4 (1), pp. xxx-xxx, February 2010. Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/ajps. ISSN 1996-0824 © 2010 Academic Journals.

Makoude P.A., Akunda E.M., Nyamongo D.O., Hay F.R. and Oeba V. 2009. Nature of dormancy in seeds of Sesamum latifolium (Gillet) Accepted for publication in Seed Science and Technology Journal (SST no. 2328, 9-12-2009)

Muchane M.N., Jama B., Othieno C., Okalebo R., Odee D., Machua J. and Jansa J. 2009. Influence of improved fallow systems and phosphorus application on arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi symbiosis in maize grown in western Kenya. Agroforestry Sytems. Accepted: 5 August 2009. Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

Mugwe J., Mucheru-Muna M., Mugendi D., Kungu J., Bationo A. and Mairura F. 2009. Adoption potential of selected organic resources for improving soil fertility in the central highlands of Kenya. Agroforestry Systems. Published online: March 2009.

Muturi G.M., Mohren G.M.J. and Kimani J.N. 2009. Prediction of P rosopis species invasion in Kenya using geographical information system techniques. African Journal of Ecology.

Mwaniki F., Muluvi G., Gichuki C., Oeba V.O. and Kanyi B. 2009. Development of a Non-Mist Vegetative Propagation Protocol for Eucalyptus Hybrid Clones. Journal of East African Natural Resources Management. Vol(3) 283-295.

Ndufa J.K., Gathumbi S.M., Mwaura H.M., Giller K.E., Buresh R.J. and Cadisch G. 2009. Are mixed species fallows providing positive long-term maize yield interaction? Agronomy Journal 101, 1352-1362.

Ndufa J.K., Gathumbi S.M., Kamiri H.W., Giller K.E. and Cadisch, G. 2009. Do mixed-species legume fallows provide long-term maize yield benefit compared with monoculture legume fallows? Agronomy Journal. 101:1352-1362. Published online 26 Aug. 2009

Oeba V.O., M.N. Muchiri and J.G. Kariuki. 2009. Growth performance of Eucalyptus hybrid clones and four common landraces in Kenya. Journal of East African Natural Resources Management. Vol(3) 219-236.

Omondi S.F., Kireger E., Dangasuk O.G., Chikamai B., Odee D.W., Cavers S. and Khasa D.P. 2009. Genetic Diversity and Population Structure of Acacia senegal (L) Willd in Kenya. Tropical Plant Biol. 2010 3:59-70.

Omondi S.F., Kireger E., Dangasuk O.G., Chikamai B., Odee D.W., Cavers S. and Khasa D.P. 2009. Genetic diversity and population structure of Acacia senegal (L) Willd. in Kenya . Tropical Plant Biol. Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2009.

Otieno B., Mutitu K.E., Mwangi L. and Minjire M. 2009. Insect pests and diseases associated with Eucalyptus hybrid clones in Kenya: A short communication. Journal of East African Natural Resources Management. Vol(3) 252-256.

Wekesa L., Ng'ethe R., Wamahiu P., Esilaba A. and Muturi G. 2009. Analysing the economic potential of Jatropha in Kenya. E. Afr. Agric. For. J. 2010 76(1).

Wekesa C., Makenzi P., Chikamai B.N., Lelon J. K, Luvanda A.M. and Muga M. 2009. Gum arabic yield in different varieties of Acacia senegal (L.) Willd in Kenya. African Journal of Plant Science. Vol 3 . (11), pp. 263-276, November, 2009 October, 2009. Available at http://www.academicjoumals.org.ajps

Books and Book Chapters

Kiruki H., Oduor N., Murangiri S., Kea F., Wachira P., Micheni M., Witte R. and Makanya Z. (eds). 2009. Hidden Resources: Non Timber Forest Products for livelihood improvement and biodiversity conservation: documenting Kenyan experiences. Agro Special No. 8 printed by Agromisa. Pp 63. ISBN 978-90-8573-118-4.

Mugwe J., Mugendi D., Kungu J. and Mucheru-Muna M. 2009. Maize yields response to application of organic and inorganic input under on-station and on-farm experiments in Central Kenya. Expl Agric., 2009, volume 45, pp47-59. Cambridge University Press.

Mugwe J., Mugendi D., Mucheru-Muna M., Merckx R., Chianu J. and Vanlauwe B. 2009. Determinats of the decisions to adopt integrated soil fertility management practices by smallholder farmers in the central highlands of Kenya. Expl Agric (2009), volume 45, pp61-75.

Muga M.O. and Muchiri M.N. 2009. Variation in Wood Properties of Eucalyptus Hybrid Clones and Local Landraces Grown in Kenya. Journal of East African Natural Resources Management. Vol(3) 272-282.

Policy Brief and Documents

Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 2009. KEFRI Strategic Plan 2008 - 2012. KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Ongugo P.O, Maua J.O., and Koech C.K 2009. Making Participatory Forest Management work in Kenya. Policy Brief Supported by EU through Care International and Government of Kenya.

Obonyo C.O., Ngonda B. and Gamba P. 2009. Contradictions and gaps in Kenya's forest conservation legislation and policies. Policy Brief Supported by AFORNET.

Obonyo C.O., Ngonda B., and Gamba P. 2009. Efficacy of Kenya's forest conservation legislation and policies on rural livelihoods. Policy Brief Supported by AFORNET.

Oballa P.O. and Otieno B. 2009. Jatropha research in Kenya. Status and priority. In: Policy Innovation Systems for Clean Energy Security (Pisces), ICRAF, Nairobi. 2009.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Atie W.O. and Timmer V.R. 2009. Responses of Sesbania sesban torock phosphate, biofertilizer and rhizobia when planted in degraded soils of western Kenya. A paper presented at the 25th Conference of the Soil Science Society of East Africa, 7-11 December 2009, Moshi Tanzania.

Crawford J., Muriithi S.K. and Ongugo P. 2009. 'Resource Accounting: Towards a Forestry Resource Account for Kenya', Proceedings of the 4th forestry society of Kenya scientific conference: Forest for Agriculture, Energy and Water. Izaak Walton Inn, Embu, Kenya, pp34-38

Gachathi F.N. 2009. Climate Change and Resource Use Conflict: The Case of Northern Kenya Drylands. Paper presented for Climate Change, Social Stress and Violent Conflict - State of the Art and Research Needs. International Conference, Klima Campus, Hamburg University, 19/20. November 2009.

Gachathi F.N. 2009. Gums and Resins: Sources of Alternative Livelihood in Northern Kenya Drylands. Paper presented for the Global Environmental Change and Human Security Conference, June 22-24, 2009, University of Oslo, Oslo, Norway.

Kigomo J.N. and Muturi G. 2009. Efforts of range rehabilitation through community enclosures in Turkana District. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2009. Recent advances in forestry for environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development: Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI scientific conference, Muguga, Kenya, 6-9 October 2008.

Kigomo J.N., Luvanda A.M. and Epodo L. 2009. Experiences of Management and Utilization of Invasive Prosopis juliflora in Turkana District. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Tuwei P. and Wajiku J. (eds.). Recent Advances in Forestry Research for Environmental Concervation, Improved Livelihood and Economic Development. Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI scientific conference held at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga. 6th to 9th October 2008. pp. 172-181.

Kimani S.M., Ongugo P.O. and Duyu G.M. 2009. Using Geographic Information System to map interactions between forests and adjacent communities. In: D.O. Ogweno, P. Opanga and A.O. Obara (eds.) Proceeding of the 3rd conference of forestry society of Kenya: Forest Landscape and Kenya's vision 2030. Forestry society of Kenya pp.128-135

Langat D.K., J. Cheboiwo, Sibelet N. 2009. Forest use by local people in Mau forests of Kenya and its implications for forest restoration – World Agroforestry Congress, August 2009, ICRAF, Nairobi, Kenya

Mbinga J.M. and Cheboiwo J. 2009. Water use and ecological effects of Eucalyptus trees. In: Semenye P.P. and Mondoh O.H. (eds.) 2009. Proceedings of the SUMAWA Mau Forest Complex Conference. 27th - 29th April 2009, Egerton University.

Mbinga J. 2009. Growth and Disease Tolerance in Selected Progenies of Pinus radiata (D. Don) in Kenya. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2009. Recent advances in forestry for environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development: Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI scientific conference, Muguga, Kenya, 6-9 October 2008.

Mbiru S.S. 2009. Overview of Production and Trade of Acacia Gum in Africa. Proceedings of the First Southern Sudan Gum Acacia Workshop on "Gum Production and Marketing from South Sudan - An Agenda for Joint Action" 21st – 23rd July 2009. Sahara Resort Hotel, Juba, South Sudan.

Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B.M., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds), 2009. Forestry research in environmental conservation, improved livelihoods and economic

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development. Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI Scientific Conference. KEFRI, Muguga.39lpp.

Muturi G., Mohren G. and Kimani J.N. 2009. Detection of vegetation change in the Turkwell Riverine forest using satellite images and ground truthing. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku J. (eds.) 2009. Recent advances in forestry for environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development: Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI scientific conference, Muguga, Kenya, 6-9 October 2008.

Muturi G., and Kigwa B. 2009. Growth and survival of Dalbergia melanoxylon Guill. and Perr. Under different tillage and terra-cottem treatments. In: Muchiri M.N., Kamondo B., Ochieng D., Tuwei P. and Wanjiku, J. (eds.) 2009. Recent advances in forestry for environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development: Proceedings of the 4th KEFRI scientific conference, Muguga, Kenya, 6-9 October 2008.

Oduor N. and J. Githiomi. 2009. Forest energy for livelihoods. A paper presented at the 4th Forestry Society of Kenya Scientific Conference and AGM held at Izaac Walton Hotel Embu on 26th – 27th November 2009

Ongugo P.O., Obonyo E., Mogoi J. and Oeba V. 2009. 'Fighting Extinctions? Displacement of the Ogiek community in Mau forest,' proceeding of the 3rd conference of Forestry Society of Kenya: Forest Landscape and Kenya's vision 2030, edited by D. O. Ogweno, P. Opanga and A. O. Obara. Forestry Society of Kenya, pp. 159-165

Ooko E. and Ongugo P.O. 2009. 'Anti-microbial activity of Osyris lanceolata,' proceeding of the 3rd conference of forestry society of Kenya: Forest Landscape and Kenya's vision, edited by D. O. Ogweno, P. Opanga and A. O. Obara. Forestry Society of Kenya, pp. 166-169.

Wekesa L, Muturi G, Mulatya J, Esilaba A, Keya G and Ihure S. 2009. Economic viability of Melia production on smallholdings in the Drylands of Kenya. A poster presented at the 2nd World Congress of Agroforestry, 23rd-28th August 2009, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi Kenya

Workshops, Seminars and Meetings

Mbuvi M.T.E., Kagombe J.K. and Ongugo P.O. 2009. Emerging social and democratic institutions: Experiences from Community forestry associations in Kenya: First Community Forestry International Workshop: 15th - 18th September 2009. Pokhara Nepal.

Oballa P.O. 2009. Eucalyptus: A wonder tree or a villain. Paper presented during FSK Public Debate on Eucalyptus Plant or Uproot at KFS Hqs, Nairobi on 9th July 2009.

Oduor N. 2009. The role of KEFRI in addressing Food Security and Environmental Conservation Issues. A paper presented at the 1st KEPAWAE Symposium held at KARI Mtwapa on 4th - 5th November 2009.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Gachathi F.N. 2009. Significance of local tree knowledge and culture in environmental conservation among some Kenyan communities. Forestry and Wildlife News Issue No.001, April/June 2009.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet.No. 22. Acacia polyacantha. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 23. Eucalyptus camaldulensis. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 24. Croton macrostachyus. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 25. Pinus patula. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 26. Maesopsis eminni. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 27. Casuarinas equisatifolia. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 28. Azadirachta indica. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 29. Gmelina arborea. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 30. Tectona grandis. KEFRI Muguga.

KEFRI. 2009. Tree Seed Information Leaflet. No. 31. Zanthoxylum gillettii. KEFRI Muguga.

Machua J., Kamondo B. and Gitehi G. 2009. A useful parasite - The East African sandalwood has potential as a cash crop. News article in the Tree Business Magazine Issue No. 0003

Consultancy Reports

Choge S.K. and Muthike G. 2009. Management of Prosopis invasions in Djibouti: Initiating interventions of natural stands, installation and training in the use of livestock feeds and wood processing equipment. Technical consultancy report to the Government of Djibouti. 26 pp

Muga M.O. and Gachathi F. N. 2009. Southern Sudan gum acacia sub-sector situational analysis Study. A report on a short term consultancy for SNV

Wahome R. and Choge S. K. 2009. Use of locally available ingredients in making of animal feeds in Djibouti. Technical consultancy report to the Government of Djibouti. 36 p.

Others

Mbiru S. 2009. Community-based Local Economy Development in Somaliland and Puntland (Project Ref: OSRO/S01vl/601/DEN).

Mbuvi M.T.E., Maua J.O., Ongugo P.O., Koech C.K., Othim R.A. and Musyoki J.K. 2009. Perception on participatory forest management impacts on poverty for selected forest adjacent communities in Kenya, ARPIP-KEFRI project report No.1, Kenya National Report, 90pp.

Mbuvi. M.T.E., Gichuki J.W. and Musyoki J.K. 2009. Socioeconomic for South Nandi Forest Adjacent Community. Nature Kenya and KEFRI publication.

Ng'ethe R. and Wekesa L. 2009. A Socio Economic Analysis of the Potential of Jatropha carcus and other Biofuel Crops in Kenya. Africa Harvest Biotech Foundation International (AHBFI) and Ministry of Energy.

Wekesa C., P.M. Makenzi., B.N. Chikamai, A.M. Luvanda and M.O. Muga 2009.Traditional ecological knowledge associated with Acacia senegal (L.) Willd management and Gum Arabic Production in Kenya. International Forestry Review.

KEFRI Publications: 2010

Journals

Agea J.G., Okia C.A., Abohassan R.A.A., Kimondo J.M., Tumwebaze S.B., Ndemere P., Buyinza P. and Obua J. 2010. The impacts of Land Use and Forest Activities on Tree Species Composition and Structure on the Edges of Budongo Forest Reserve. Botany Research Journal3(1-4): 7-13. 2010.

Kimiti J.M., Odee D.W. and Vanlauwe B. 2010. Area under grain legumes cultivation and problems faced by smallholder farmers in legume production in the semi arid Eastern Kenya. Journal of Sustainable Development in Africa.

Kimiti J.M. and Odee D. W. 2010. Integrated soil fertility management enhances population and effectiveness of indigenous cowpea rhizobia in semi-arid Eastern Kenya. Applied Soil Ecology 45 (3): 304-309. Journal homepage: www.elsevier.com/locate/apsoil.

Kimondo J.M., Agea J.G., Okia C.A., Abohassan R.A.A., Mulatya J. and Teklehaimanot Z. 2010. Vitex payos (Lour.) Merr Fruit Trees in the Drylands Areas of Eastern Kenya: Use, Marketing and Management. Botany Research Joumal3(1-4): 14-21. 2010.

Githiomi J.K. and Kariuki J.G. 2010. Wood basic density of Eucalyptus grandis from plantations in Central Rift Valley, Kenya: variation with age, height level and between sapwood and heartwood. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 22(3): 281-286.

Kimiti J.M. 2010. Farmer indigenous knowledge on soil fertility classification and legume yields in the semi-arid Eastern Kenya. Journal of Extension Systems.

Kimiti J.M. and Odee D.W. 2010. Integrated soil fertility management enhances population and effectiveness of indigenous cowpea rhizobia in semi-arid eastern Kenya. Applied Soil Ecology 45:305-309.

Koech O.K., Kinuthia R.N., Wahome R.G. and Choge S.K. 2010. Effects of Prosopis juliflora Seedpot Meal Supplement on Weight Gain of Waner Galla Goats in Kenya. Research Journal of Animal Sciences 4(2): 58-62.

Langat D. and Cheboiwo J. 2010. To conserve or not to conserve: A case study of forest valuation in Kenya. Journal of Tropical Forest Science 22(1): 5-12 (2010).

Lelon J.K, Jumba I.O., Keter J.K., Wekesa C. and Oduor F.D.O. 2010. Assessment of physical properties of gum Arabic from Acacia senegal varieties in Baringo District, Kenya. African Journal of Plant Science. Vol 4 (1), February, 2010. Available at http://www.academicjournals.org.ajps.

Lelon J.K., Muga M.O., Odee D.W., Wekesa C. and Ndakwe B. 2010. Effect of chemical properties of soils on gum elementary compositions from Acacia senegal variety kerensis in Samburu and Marsabit Districts. African Journal of Plant Science. Vol 4 (1), February, 2010. Available at http://www.academicjournals.org.ajps

Lelon J.K., Jumba I.O., Keter J.K., Wekesa C. and Oduor F.D.O. 2010. Assessment of physical properties of gum arabic from Acacia senegal varieties in Baringo District, Kenya. African Journal of Plant Science Vol. 4 (4), pp. 95-98.

Maobe S.N., Mburu M.W.K., Akundabweni L.S., Ndufa J.K., Murethi J.G., Gachene C.K.K., Okello J.J., and Makini F. 2010. Effect of mucuna green manure rate applied on green maize grain yield during the application season. Joumal of Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Environment 5(1): 54- 64.

Maobe S.N., Mburu M.W.K., Ndufa J.K., Akundabweni L.S., Murethi J.G., Gachene C.K.K., Makini F. and Okello J.J. 2010. Potential effect of mucuna green manure application rates on the decomposition and availability of nitrogen in varying soil moisture levels under greenhouse conditions. Journal of Sustainable Development in Agriculture and Environment 5(1): 75- 86.

Muchane M.N., Bashir J., Othieno C., Okalebo R., Odee D., Machua J. and Jansa J. 2010. Influence of improved fallow systems and phosphorus application on arbuscular mycorrhiza fungi symbiosis in maize grown in western Kenya. Agroforestry Systems 78:139-150.

Ndufa J.K., Gathumbi S.M., Kamiri H.W., Giller K.E. and Cadisch G. 2010. Do mixed species legume fallows provide long-term maize yield benefi compared with monoculture legume fallows? Agronomy Journal 101(6): 1352- 1362.

Nyeko P., Mutitu K. E., Otieno B. O., Ngae G. N. and Day R. K. Variations in Leptocybe invasa (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) population intensity and infestation on eucalyptus germplasms in Uganda and Kenya. International Journal of Pest Management. 56 (2):137-144

Nantongo J.S.; Okullo J.B., Lamoris E., Gerald R., Isabelle R. Odee D. and Cavers S. 2010. Structuring of genetic diversity in Albizia gummifera C.A.Sm. among some East African and Madagascan populations. African Journal of Ecology 48:841-843.

Omondi S.F., Dangasuk O.G., Odee D.W., Cavers S. and Khasa D.P. 2010. Cross­ amplification and Characterization of Polymorphic Microsatellite Markers from Acacia (Senegalia) mellifera and Acacia brevispica to Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. Silvae Genetica 59 (6): 285- 288.

Omondi S.F., Kireger E., Dangasuk O.G., Chikamai B., Odee D.W., Cavers S., Khasa D.P. 2010. Genetic diversity and population structure of Acacia senegal (L) Willd. in Kenya. Tropical Plant Biology 3:59-70.

Sprent J.I., Odee D.W., Dakora F.D. 2010. African legumes: a vital but under-utilized resource. Journal of Experimental Botany. 61:1257–1265.

Wekesa L., Ng’ethe R., Wamahiu P., Esilaba A. and Muturi G. 2010. Analysing the economic potential of jathropha in Kenya. East Africa Agriculture and Forestry Journal. Volume 76, Issue 1, pp 1 – 10.

Books and Books Chapters

Casadei E. and Chikamai B. 2010. Gums, resins and waxes. In: Bharat P Singh (eds.). Industrial Crops and Uses. CAB International 2010. pp411- 431.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Chikamai B., Muga M. and Marangu M. 2010. Development of the gum arabic sub-sector in Kenya. A paper presented during the conference on “New Developments in Acacia Gums Research, Products and Processes” held at Glyndwr University, UK, September 20-22, 2010.

Chiteva R. 2010. The nutritional value of some indigenous fruits in the drylands of Kenya. Paper presented during the 'International conference on pure and applied chemistry (ICPAC)' at La Plantation Hotel and Spa, Mauritius. 26 - 30 July 2010.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Nahama E. T. and Musyoki J.K. 2010. Dryland Hill-top Forests: Biodiversity and Livelihoods refuge; the Case of Kavonge and Museve Hill-top Forests Kitui County The Forestry Society of Kenya Annual Conference, Nomad Palace Hotel, Garissa 29th September -1st October 2010.

Mbuvi M.T.E. Kagombe J.K. and Ongugo P.O. 2010 Why the change after a Century: Kenyan experience on initiatives to change forestry management approach. The 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference. Edinburg UK.

Mbuvi M.T.E. Muchiri M.N . and Wairungu S.N. 2010 Modern Silviculture Practices Versus Livelihood needs: The Case of Casuarina Growing along the Kenyan Coastal Region. 4th International Casuarina meeting 22nd to 25th March 2010 Haikou China.

Maobe S.N., Mburu M.W.K., Akundabweni L.S., Ndufa J.K., Mureithi J.G., Makini F. and Okello J.J. 2010. Decomposition, Mineralization And Nitrogen Loss Following Application Of Different Rates Of Mucuna Green Biomass Under Field Conditions In Kenya BALWOIS 2010- Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia- 25- 29 May 2010.

Munyasi J.W., Esilaba A.O., Nyamwaro S.O., Emongor R., Wekesa L., Maina I.N., Miruka K.M. and Kibet P.K. 2010. Assessment of Training Needs for Mainstreaming Integrated Natural Resource Management in Agricultural Research and Development Institutions in the Greater Makueni district, Kenya. Paper presented to the 12th KARl Biennial Scientific Conference, 8th to 12th November 2010.

Mutta D, Chagala-Odera E., Wairungu S. and Nassoro S. Traditional knowledge systems for management of Kaya Forests in coast region of Kenya. Traditional Forest­ Related Knowledge and Sustainable Forest Management in Africa. IUFRO World Series Volume 23.

Mutitu K. E., Otieno B.O., Nyeko P., and Ngae G. N. 2010. Variability in the Infestation of Leptocybe invasa (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) on Commercially Grown Eucalyptus Germplasm in Kenya. In: Imo M., Ipara H., Etiegni L., Mulewa C.M., Muisu F, Njiru J.M. and Kirongo, B.B. (eds.) 2010. Natural Resource Management for Improved Livelihoods: Proceedings of the 4th Annual Moi University International Scientific Conference, Eldoret, Kenya, July 29th - 2nd August 2008.

Ndiema L. and Githiomi J. Status of timber standardization in Kenya. 2010. Paper presented in the 6th International Scientific and Practical Conferrence on Timber Standardisation in Beijing, China. 2nd - 6th August 2010.

Kamondo B., Machua J., Gitehi G., Otieno B., Chahilu O. and Wakaba S.N. 2010. Propagation of Osyris lanceolata (East African Sandalwood). Paper presented at the 3rd National Conference on Dissemination of Research Results and Exhibition of Innovations. 3rd – 7th May 2010. Nairobi, Kenya.

Walela C., Ndufa K, Balozi K., Oeba V., Welimo M., Kristiansen P. and Heiko D. 2010. Biomass carbon: litter quality and implications for carbon sequestration by agroforestry in coastal Kenya. 2010 19th World Congress of Soil Science, Soil Solutions for a Changing World. 1 - 6 August 2010, Brisbane, Australia. Published on DVD.

Wekesa L., Ng’ethe R., Esilaba A., and Muturi G. 2010. Economic analysis of Jatropha curcas potential for biodiesel production in Kenya. A paper presented at the 12th KARI Biennial Scientific Conference, KARI Headquarters, Nairobi Kenya, 8 -12 November 2010.

Workshops, Seminars and Meetings

Muga M.O., Gachathi F.N., Wekesa L., Mbiru S. and Chikamai B.N. 2010. Commercial Gum and Gum-Resin Resources in Kenya, their Description, Harvesting, Value Addition, Trade and Marketing. A paper Presented During the FSK Annual General Meeting held at Normad Hotel in Garissa as from 24-26 November 2010.

Muga M.O., Kitheka E ., Oriwo V. Mbiru S. and Nyamai D. 2010. Training of Trainers (TOT) on Production, Processing and Marketing of Dryland Wood and Non-Wood Resources in Kenya.

Oballa P.O. 2010. Renewable energy and challenges for Kenya. A paper presented at Kenya Agricultural Research Institute, National oil crops Agricultural Product Value Chain analysis workshop at Hotel Waterbuck, Nakuru. Nov. 2010.

Oduor N. 2010. Drying of sawn timber as value addition for further processing of wood. A paper presented at the sensitization workshop to sensitize SME saw millers to the Miti Mingi Maisha Bora program 29th November - 3rd December 2010.

Oduor N. 2010. Entrepreneurship Development of Timber and Non-Timber Forest Products. A paper presented at the 1st Regional Training Course on Mitigating Climate Change in Africa through social forestry from 8th February – 12th March 2010.

Oduor N. 2010. Entrepreneurship Development of Timber and Non-Timber Forest Products. A paper presented at the 2nd Regional Training Course on Mitigating Climate Change in Africa through social forestry from 18th October – 19th November 2010.

Oduor N. 2010. Forest Products Development, Value Addition and Marketing. A paper presented at the 3rd Participatory Natural Resources Management Course on 21st May 2010.

Oduor N. 2010. Research experiences in sustainable charcoal production, questions, outcomes and gaps. A Paper presented at a seminar on charcoal at World Agroforestry Centre 15th March 2010.

Oduor N. 2010. Drying of sawn timber as value addition for further processing of wood. A paper presented at the sensitization workshop to sensitize SME saw millers to the Miti Mingi Maisha Bora program 29th November - 3rd December 2010.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Cheboiwo J.K., Mugabe R.O. and Mbinga J.M. 2010. Economic benefits of high value indigenous tree species for restoration of moist forests. In: Kigomo B.N, Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K (eds.). Forest restoration handbook for moist forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Cheboiwo J.K., Mugabe R.O. and Mbinga J.M. 2010. Economics of restoring degraded forests with high value indigenous tree species in Mau Forest Complex. KEFRI - FOREAIM Information Leaflet No. 3.

Cheboiwo.J.K. and D. Langat 2010. What is more profitable? Comparing the commercial growing of Eucalyptus grandis and agricultural crops in Western Kenya “Miti’’ The Tree Business Magazine for Africa, Issue No. 7 July-September, 2010, pp30-33.

Gachathi F.N. 2010: A gift for baby Jesus: So, what is this myrrh that the Magi presented to the new born? Miti Magazine Issue No. 8 October-December 2010, p. 39.TQML LTD, Nairobi.

Gachie P.K., D. Garrity and J. Mowo 2010. Initial Maize Crop Performance under Evergreen and Conventional Agriculture. A poster presented during ICRAF's Science Forum.

Gachie P.K., D. Garrity, J. Mowo, T. Apina and S. Mkomwa 2010. Evergreen Agriculture: What is it all about? A brochure.

Kagombe J.K., Mbuvi M.T.E., Gachanja M., Mugo E.N., Kanyanya E., Wandago B., Mwanzia J., Nahama E.T., Owuor B. and Wairungu S. 2010. Trainer's Manual on Participatory Forest Management in Kenya: A Guide for Training PFM Grassroot Facilitators.

Kapukha M.M. and Cheboiwo J.K. 2010. Market access of wood and non-wood forest products from West Mau Forests. In: Kigomo B.N, Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.). Forest restoration handbook for moist forests in Nairobi, Kenya.

KEFRI. 2010. Pest Alert. Thaumastocoris peregrinus. A new pest of Eucalyptus species in Kenya.

Kimiti J. and Njuguna J. 2010. Impact of forest degradation on soil and water resources. In: Kigomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.). Forest restoration handbook for moist forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Kimondo J.M. and Ogawa Shinji, 2010. Study Guide for Livelihood Farmer Field Schools. Sustainable Livelihood Development Project in the Mau Complex. Kenya Forest Service & United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization.

Langat D.K. and Cheboiwo J.K 2010. The role of local communities in forest restoration. In: Kigomo B.N, Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K (eds). Forest restoration handbook for moist forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Langat D.K. and Cheboiwo J.K. 2010. The role of local communities in restoration of Mau Forest Complex. KEFRI- FOREAIM Information leaflet No. 4.

Langat D.K., Cheboiwo J.K. and Sibalet N. 2010. Mau Forest Ecosystem: Its importance and threats. KEFRI-FOREAIM Information Leaflet No. 6.

Langat D.K., Cheboiwo J.K and Suter T. 2010. Overview on natural forest degradation in Kenya. In: Kigomo B.N, Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K (eds). Forest restoration handbook for moist forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mbinga J.M., Okeyo M.M., Kamondo B.M. and Njuguna J.C. 2010. Options for restoring degraded Mau Forest Complex. KEFRI- FOREAIM Information leaflet No. 1.

Mbinga J.M, Okeyo M.M, Njuguna J.C. and Kamondo B.M. 2010. High value tree species for rehabilitation of degraded Mau Forest Complex. KEFRI - FOREAIM Information leaflet No. 2.

Mbinga J.M, Okeyo M.M, Njuguna J.C. and Kamondo B.M. 2010. The main high value tree species for rehabilitation of degraded Mau Forests Complex. In: Kigomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.). Forest restoration handbook for moist forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mbinga J.M. and Okeyo M.M., 2010. Natural Forest Restoration Options. In: Kigomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (Eds.) 2010. Forest Restoration Handbook for Moist Forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mullah C.J.A., Totland 0. and Klanderud K. Natural forest regeneration and succession: An option for restoration of degraded forests. In: Kigomo B.N, Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K (eds.). Forest restoration handbook for moist forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Muthike G.M., Shitanda D., Kanali C.L and Muisu, F.N 2010. Chainsaw milling in Kenya. European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN)”. Issue No. 52. Chainsaw milling: Supplier to local markets. Tropenbos International, Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Ndufa J.K., Gathumbi S.M., Kamiri H.W., Giller K.E. and Cadisch G. 2010. Do mixed species legume fallows provide long-term maize yield benefit compared with monoculture legume fallows? Crops, Soils, Agronomy news. Renaissance in agricultural research funding

Ndufa J.K. 2010. Comparing long-term maize yield of mixed species legume fallows with monoculture legume fallows. CSA News Volume 55 No. 01 January 2010.

Njuguna J.C., Kimiti J.M., Langat D., Okeyo M.M, Kamondo B.M. and Mbinga J.M. 2010. Indicators of forest degradation in Mau Forest Complex. KEFRI – FOREAIM Information Leaflet No. 5.

Oballa P.O., Konuche P.K.A., Muchiri M.N. and Kigomo B.N. Facts on growing and use of Eucalyptus in Kenya. KEFRI, Muguga.

Muthike G.M., D. Shitanda, C.L. Kanali and F.N. Muisu. 2010. Chainsaw milling in Kenya. European Tropical Forest Research Network (ETFRN)”. Issue No. 52. Chainsaw milling: Supplier to local markets. Tropenbos International, Wageningen, the Netherlands.

Thesis

Githiomi J.K. 2010. Micro-Level Wood Energy Planning for Kiambu, Thika and Maragwa Districts: A Case Study for Decentralised Wood Energy Plan in Kenya.

Mengich E.K. 2010. Evaluation of tree and shrub responses to soil moisture status and their potential for afforestation in the semi-arid rangelands of Makueni district, Kenya. PhD thesis, Egerton University, Njoro, Kenya.

Wekesa L. 2010. Determination of Success Factors for SMEs in Value Chains of Non­ Timber Forest Products in Drylands of Kenya. An Independent Study Paper submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of the degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Business Administration in the School of Business, University of Nairobi.

Couse Reports

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Njuguna J. and Ochieng D. 2010. Mitigating climate change in Africa through Social forestry. Course report on regional training course. KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M.O. 2010. An overview of opportunities and challenges for sustainable co­ existence in natural resources management. Paper presented during the 1st and 3rd Participatory Natural Resources Management Course (PNRMC) in November 2009 and May 2010, respectively at KEFRI, Muguga.

Consultancy Reports

Muga M.O., Wekesa L.C., Waithera R. and Chikamai B.N. 2010. The gum acacia production, marketing and food security research in Southern Sudan. Report On Short Term Consultancy For SNV Netherlands Development Organization.

Others

Choge S., Wahome R., Kyuma R. and Tendwa J. 2010. Management and utilization of Prosopis species: Experiences from Peru, Argentina and India. Technical learning trip report for the Government of Kenya. KEFRI. 36 p.

Muga M.O, Kitheka. E, Mutunga.C, Oriwo. V. and Nyamai D. 2010. Promotion of Tree-based Alternative Livelihoods while Conserving the Environment and Rehabilitating Degraded ASAL Ecosystems in Kenya.

Ng'ethe K.R. and Mbiru S. 2010. A Review and Appraisal of Best Practices and Innovations in Agroforestry and Natural Resource Management for Asals in Kenya. A Study Commissioned by National Agriculture Livestock Extension Programme (NALEP) and the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI).

Oduor N., Mogire S., Wakaba S.N., Oduori E. and Sigu G. 2010. AFORNET funded project on accelerated decay tests of preservative treated bamboo species against wood rot fungi.

Ongugo P.O., Luvanda A., Sigu G.O., Langat D.K, Kariuki J.G. and Kigomo B.N. 2000. Production-to-consumption system: A case study of the bamboo sector in Kenya, KEFRI/INBAR project, 46p.

Wekesa C., P.M. Makenzi, B.N. Chikamai, A.M. Luvanda and M.O. Muga. 2010. Traditional Ecological Knowledge Associated with Acacia senegal (Gum arabic tree) Management and Gum arabic Production in Northern Kenya. International Forestry Review Vol.12(3)

KEFRI Publications: 2011

Journals Papers

Agea J.G., Okia C.A., Abohassan R.A.A., Kimondo J.M . ,Obua J., Hall J. and Teklehaimanot Z. 2011. Wild and Semi-Wild Food Plants of Bunyoro - Kitara Kingdom of Uganda: Growth Forms, Collection Niches, Parts Consumed, Consumption Patterns, Main Gatherers and Consumers. Environmental Research Journal 5(2): 74-86. 2011.

Amwatta J.M., Kari K., Orjan T. and Kigomo B.N. 2011. Relationship between the density of two potential restoration trees and species abundance and richness in a degraded afro-montane forest of Kenya. Journal of Tropical Ecology.

Githiomi J.K., Mugendi D.N. and Kung’u J.B. 2011. Analysis of household energy sources and woodfuel utilisation technologies in Kiambu, Thika and Maragwa districts of central Kenya. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry Vol. 4(2): 43-48

Hassan A., E.K. Glover, O. Luukkanen, B. Chikamai, R. Jamnadass, M. Iiyama and M. Kanninen.2011. The Role of Boswellia and Commiphora Species in the Rural Livelihood Security and Change Adaptation in the Horn of Africa: A Case Study of North Eastern Kenya. International Journal of Social Forestry (IJSF), Vol. 4 (1):86-112.

Karachi M., Giathi G. and Muchiri N.M. 2011. Factors influencing the natural regeneration of Polyscias kikuyensis Surnmerh in Nyamweru forest - Kikuyu escarpment, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology (OnlineEarly Articles). doi:10.1111/j.1365- 2028.2006. 00698.x

Machua J., Muturi G., Omondi S.F. and Gicheru J. 2011. Genetic diversity of Jatropha curcas L. populations in Kenya using RAPD molecular markers: Implication to plantation establishment. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 10(16), pp. 3062-3069. Available online at http:/lwww.academicjournals.orgiAJB

Machua J., Muturi G., Omondi S.F. and Gicheru J. 2011. Genetic diversity of Jatropha curcas L. populations in Kenya using RAPD molecular markers: Implication to Plantation Establishment. African Journal of Biotechnology Vol. 10(16): pp3062-3069.

Mayunzu O., Shitanda D., Okalebo, F. and Simiyu L. 2011. Quality Comparison of Mondia whytei and Vanilla Yogurt. Annals. Food Science and Technology

Mayunzu O., Shitanda, D., Okalebo, F. and Simiyu L. 2011. Evaluation of Antimicrobial and Antioxidant Properties of Mondia whytei Roots Extracts. The Annals of the University Dunarea de Jos of Galati Fascicle VI – Food Technology 35(2): 27-32.

Mwangi S.N., Karanja N.K., Boga H., Kahindi J.H.P., Muigai A., Odee D., Mwenda G.M. 2011. Genetic diversity and symbiotic efficiency of legume nodulating bacteria from different land use systems in Taita Taveta, Kenya. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems 13:109-118.

Mwendwa G.M., Karanja N.K., Boga H., Kahindi J.H.P, Muigai A. and Odee D. 2011. Abundance and diversity of legume nodulating in soils of Embu District, Kenya. Tropical and Subtropical Agroecosystems 13:1-10

Mugo J.M., Njung'e T.J., Malimbwi R.E., Kigomo B.N., Mwasi B.N., and Muchiri M.N. 2011. Models for predicting stem diameter from crown diameter of open grown trees in Sondu-Nyando River Catchment, Kenya. Asian Journal of Agricultural Sciences 3 (2): 119-126.

Mullah C.J.A., Ørjan T. and Klanderud K. 2011. Recovery of Plant Species Richness and Composition in an Abandoned Forest Settlement Area in Kenya. Research Article. The Journal of the Society for Ecological Restoration International. Society for Ecological Restoration International. Bergen, Norway 20:462-474.

Njuguna J.W., Barklund P., Ihrmark K. and Jan S. 2011. A canker and dieback disease is threatening cultivation of Grevillea robusta on small scale farms in Kenya. African Journal of Agricultural Research. 6(3):748- 756.

Okia C.A., Agea J.G., Kimondo J.M., Abohassan R.A.A., Obua J., Hall J. and Teklehaimanot Z. 2011. Harvesting and processing of Balanites aegyptiaca leaves and fruits for local consumption by rural communities in Uganda. Journal of Food Technology 9(2): 83-90.

Otuoma J., Odera J., Bodo E., Ongugo P.O., Oeba V. and Kamondo B. Annual allowable cut for merchantable woody species in a community managed forest in western Kenya. Forest Ecology and Management 262: (2011) 2281 - 2286.

Owuor B., Mauta W. and Eriksen S. 2011. Sustainable adaptation and human security: interactions between pastoral and agropastoral groups in dryland Kenya. Climate and Development 3 (2011): 42 - 58. Earthscan Publications

So Hanaoka, G.M. Muturi and Atsushi Watanabe. 2011. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers in Melia volkensii Gurke. Conservation Genetic Resources. 4:395-398

Wekesa C., Luvanda A.M., Muga M.O., Chikamai B.N. and Makenzi P.M. 2011. Market Chain Analysis of Gum Arabic Trade in Kenya. Land Degradation and Development Journal.

Wekesa L., Muturi G., Mulatya J., Esilaba A.O., Keya G.A. and Ihure S. 2011. Economic viability of Melia volkensii production on smallholdings in Drylands of Kenya. International Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science 2(8):364-369

Books and Book Chapters

Bunyinza M., Luoga E. and Ongugo P. 2011. Emerging local economic and social dynamics shaping East African forest landscapes. In: Forests and Society- Responding to global drivers of change. IUFRO World Series Vol 25. International Union of Forests Research Organizations. pp 315- 333.

Esilaba A.O., Okoti M., Keya G.A., Miriti J.M., Kigomo J.N., Nyariki D., Olukoye G., Wekesa, L., Ego E.W., Muturi G.M. and Cheruiyot H K. 2011. Upscaling best-bet technologies in arid and semi-arid lands in Kenya. A book chapter in A. Bationo et al. (eds.). 2011. Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the scientific facts. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2_105. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Munyasi J., Esilaba A.O., Wekesa, L. and Ego W. 2011. Policy issues affecting integrated resource management and utilization in ASALS. A book chapter in A. Bationo et al. (eds.). 2011. Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the scientific facts. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2_105. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Mugo J.K., Kahindi J.H..P, Odee D., Makatiani E., Maureen S. 2011 Biological Nitrogen Fixation of Acacia drepanolobium. In: Karanja N.K., Kahindi J.H.P. (eds.), In: Challenges and Imperatives of Biological Nitrogen Fixation Research and Application in Africa for the 21st Century, pp 131-138. John Phillips, Africa. ISBN 9966-879-41-2.

Okeyo M.M., Ochoudho J.O., Muasya R.M. and Omondi W.O. 2011. Chapter on ‘Investigation on the Germination of Zanthoxylum gilletii (African Satinwood)’ Seed. In:Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa.

Wekesa L., Mulatya J. and Esilaba A.O 2011. Bio-socio-economic Factors Influencing Tree Production in Southeastern Drylands of Kenya. In: A. Bationo et al. (eds.), Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa, 1035. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2 105, ©Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

Wekesa L., Mulatya J. and Esilaba A.O. 2011. Bio-socio-economic factors influencing tree production in south eastern drylands of Kenya. A book chapter In: A. Bationo et al. (eds.). 2011. Innovations as Key to the Green Revolution in Africa: Exploring the scientific facts. DOI 10.1007/978-90-481-2543-2_105. Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2011

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Cheboiwo J.K. 2011. The Potential Role of Timber Trade in Promoting Economic Development in the East and Central Africa. In: Proceedings of Moi University 7th Annual International Conference on Knowledge Creation and Dissemination for the realization of Millennium Development Goals Held at Moi University, 6th - 10th September, 2011.

Cheboiwo J.K. and Mugabe R. 2011. The Potential Economic Contribution of Biodiversity Resources in Kenya: A Review of International Trade Opportunities from Trade in Prunus Bark. In: Proceedings of Moi University 7th Annual International Conference on Knowledge Creation and Dissemination for the Realization of Millennium Development Goals held at Moi University, 6th -10th September, 2011.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2011. Studies on Production and Supply Dynamics of Forest Products in Kenya and Potential Trade Opportunities within East and Central Africa. Paper in Proceedings of International Conference on Tropical Forest Resources, ''Forest Biodiversity, Conservation and Climate Change" held at Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology from 6th -10th June, 2011.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2011. The Potential Role of Timber Trade in Promoting Economic Development in the East and Central Africa. In: Proceedings of Moi University 7th Annual International Conference on Knowledge Creation and Dissemination for the Realization of Millennium Development Goals held at Moi University from 6th -10th September, 2011.

Cheboiwo J.K. Ochieng M.R. and Mbinga J. 2011. The Potential Socio-Economic Benefits from indigenous Species in Restoration of Natural Forest in Kenya: Proceedings of International Conference on Tropical Forest resources, Forest Biodiversity, Conservation and Climate Change, Held at Masinde Muliro University, Kakamega, Kenya.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2011. Studies on Production and Supply Dynamics of Forest Products in Kenya and Potential Trade Opportunities within East and Central Africa, Proceedings of International Conference on Tropical Forest resources, Forest Biodiversity, Conservation and Climate Change, Held at Masinde Muliro University, Kakamega, Kenya.

Langat D., Cheboiwo J. and Sibelet N. 2011. Forest Use and Dependence in West and South-Western Mau Forests, Kenya, Proceedings of International Conference on Tropical Forest resources, Forest Biodiversity, Conservation and Climate Change Held at Masinde Muliro University, Kakamega, Kenya.

Mbinga J.M., Chagala-Odera E. and Kariuki J.G. 2011. Performance of Liquidambar styraciflua L., a Central American Hardwood species in Western Kenya. International Conference on Tropical Forest Resources- 6th -11th June 2011. Masinde Muliro University of Science and Technology – Kakamega.

Mukolwe M.O., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2011. Workshop report: Proceedings of the Regional policy level workshop on mitigating climate change in Africa through social forestry, KEFRI, Muguga, 28th September to 6th October 2010.

Mukolwe M.O., Wanjiku J., Njuguna J. and Ochieng’ D. 2011. Course report: Proceedings of the 2nd Regional training course for mitigating climate change in Africa through social forestry, KEFRI, Muguga, 18th October to 19th November 2010.

Mukolwe M.O., Wanjiku J., Njuguna J. and Ochieng’ D. 2011. Course report: Proceedings of the 1st Regional training course for mitigating climate change in Africa through social forestry, KEFRI, Muguga, 8th February to 12th March 2010.

Mullah C.J.A. Klanderud K., Totland Ø. and Kigomo B. 2011. Relationship between two potential restoration trees and species abundance and richness in a degraded afromontane forest of Kenya. 4th World Restoration Ecology Conference, 21st -15th 2011, Merida, Mexico.

Mutiso F.M., Mugo M. J., Cheboiwo J., Sang F., Tarus G.K., Chemitei G.K., and Simiyu W.B. 2011. Disastrous Forest Fires in Kenya: National Round - Tables as Panaceas to Community-based Fire Management in the Country, Proceedings of International Conference on Tropical Forest resources, Forest Biodiversity, Conservation and Climate Change, Held at Masinde Muliro University, Kakamega, Kenya.

Mutiso F.M., Mugo M.J., Cheboiwo J, Sang F., Tarus G.K., Chemitei G.K., and Simiyu W.B. 2011. Post-Disturbance Tree Regeneration and Successional Trajectory Pathways in Mt Blakett and Kedowa Forest Blocks in Mau Ecosystems, Proceedings of International Conference on Tropical Forest resources, Forest Biodiversity, Conservation and Climate Change, Held at Masinde Muliro University, Kakamega, Kenya

Muturi G., Kigomo B. and Mohren G. 2011. Ecological impacts of Prosopis species invasion in Turkwel Riverine Forest, Kenya. Paper presented to Society of Tropical Ecology Conference, 21st to 24th February 2011, Frankfurt, Germany.

Mbuvi M.T.E., J.K. Kagombe and P.O. Ongugo. 2011. Why the change after a Century: Kenyan experience on initiatives to change forestry management approach. The 18th Commonwealth Forestry Conference. UK

Lesueur D. Mugadi D. Chotte J-L. Assigbetse K. and Odee D. 2011. The absence of significant influence of soil properties on the structure of fungal communities across land-use types in Mau Forest (Kedowa, Kenya). International Conference on Soil Microbial Ecology, April 27-1 May 2011, Prague, Czech Republic.

Workshops, Seminars and Meeting

Mukolwe M.O., Wanjiku J. and Ochieng’ D. 2011. Training needs assessment for conservation of natural resources: Building capacity of KEFRI's partners. Paper presented during the evaluation survey seminar for the Forest Resources Officers Course and Training Needs Assessment for conservation of natural resources, held on 23rd June 2011 at KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J. and Ochieng’ D. 2011. Training Needs Assessment for Conservation of Natural Resources. Paper presented during the Seminar on Evaluation Survey of Forest Resources Officers Course and Training Needs Assessment held at KEFRI, Muguga on 23rd June 2011.

Oballa P.O. 2011. Roles of tree crops in food security and environmental sustainability in a world of changing climate: observations from informal research in Bondo area. A paper presented at Bondo University College and Cape Peninsula University of Technology joint Workshop, Bondo. February 2011.

Wanjiku J., Mukolwe M. and Ochieng’ D. 2011. Evaluation Survey of Forester Resources Officers Course. Paper presented during the Seminar Evaluation Survey of Forest Resources Officers Course and Training Needs Assessment held on 23rd June 2011, KEFRI, Muguga

Oduor N. 2011. Eco-resource Product Development, Value Addition and Marketing. A paper presented at the 7th Participatory Natural Resources Management Course on 16th September 2011.

Oduor N., J. Maua, S. Mogire, J. Kimwemwe and M. Lukibisi. 2011. Promoting commercial growing of Acacia xanthophloea and Acacia polyacantha for charcoal – Bondo case study. A paper presented at KEFRI Colloquium held at KEFRI Karura on 25th August 2011

Policy Briefs and Documents

Awaleh M A., Pasiecznik N.M. and Choge S.K. 2011. Prosopis juliflora invades Djibouti – time to make use of this expanding resource. Policy brief. Government of Djibouti. 2p.

Davi A., Shahnazi F., Choge S.K. and Pasiecznik N.M. 2011. Improving rapid response to drought in Djibouti: Technical solutions to collecting and processing Prosopis pods and other locally available feed resources. Report of a mission, September 2011. Government of Djibouti, Djibouti. 20p

Kimani S.M., Obonyo E. and Ongugo P.O. 2011. Conflicting policies: institutional approaches towards decentralization and promoting climate change resilience in Kenya: Experiences of climate change adaptation in Africa, Climate change management, pp. 153-166, DOI: 10.1007/978-3 642-22315-0_9.

Kipkoech A., Mogaga E., Cheboiwo J.K. and Kimaro D. 2011. The Total EconomicValuation of Maasai Mau, Trans Mara and Eastern Mau Forest Blocks, of the Mau Forest, Kenya, Lake Victoria Basin Commission Secretariat, East Africa Commission and Environmental Research and Policy Analysis (K). 80p.

Odera E.C., Muchiri M.N., Gichora M., Kimondo J.M., Oeba V.O, Ochung F., Momanyi C.O., Mutitu K.E. and Nyarindo H. 2011. Midterm review of the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) Strategic Plan 2008-2012. 92p.

Chagala-Odera E., Ochieng D., Omondi W., Choge S., Ongugo P., Oballa P., Muchiri M., Kamondo B., Wanjiku J., Maganga J., Oyabi P. and Nyarindo H. 2011. Kenya Forestry Research Institute significant achievements 1986 to 2011. KEFRI. 177P.

Technical Notes and Technical Notes

Mbinga J.M. and Gitehi G. 2011. Vegetative Propagation of Pinus patula through Shoot Cuttings. KEFRI Technical Note No. 28.

Mbinga J.M.E. and Gitehi G. 2011. Vegetative propagation of Pinus patula through stem cuttings. Technical Note No 28. KEFRI Muguga Kenya

Wekesa L., Ihure S., Kariuki P. and Mbuvi M. 2009. Timber Enterprise Development and Marketing in Kitui, Mbeere and Tharaka Districts. Technical Note for ISFP Project.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 32. Acacia kirkii, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 33. Acacia seyal, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 34. Acacia tortilis, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 35. Acrocarpus fraxinifolia,KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 36. Albizzia coriaria, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 37. Delonix regia, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 38. Dombeya torrida, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 39. Erythrina abbysinica, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 40. Faidherbia albida, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 41. Senna siamea, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

KEFRI 2011. Tree Seed Information leaflets Nos 42. Melia volkensii, KEFRI Muguga. Compiled by Angaine P.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2011.Getting a good return on money: Investing in Cypress and Pine plantations makes a business sense In: Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa, Issue No. 10 April-June 2011, pp 10-11.

Cheboiwo J.K. and Mugo F. 2011. Black wattle for fuelwood: Acacia mearnsii offers potential for profits while meeting the deficit for charcoal and firewood, In: Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa, Issue No. 9 January-March 2011, pp 28-29.

Gachathi F.N. 2011. Extending an olive branch. Miti Magazine Issue No. 11 July ­ September 2011, pp40-4l.TQML LTD, Nairobi.

Gachathi F.N. 2011. Frankincense: A whiff of holy perfume. Miti Magazine Issue No. 10 April-June 2011, pp 27-28. TQML LTD, Nairobi.

Gachathi F.N. 2011. A glue for drylands: Hagar and other non-wood forest products. Miti Magazine Issue No.9 January-March 2011, pp38-39. TQ1vt:L LTD, Nairobi

Holding Anyonge C., Franzel F., Njuguna P. and Oncheiku J. 2011. An assessment of farm timber value chains in Mount Kenya area: The application of the "Filiere" approach to small and medium scale farm timber businesses. ICRAF Working Paper No 124. Nairobi: World Agroforestry Centre.

Kagombe J.K. 2011. Is it time to pay more for water: Incentives for environmental conservation seems the way to go to stop watershed degradation. Miti Magazine issue no. 10 of April - June 2011. Nairobi, Kenya

KEFRIINALEP. 2011. Investing in trees: Melia volkensii (Mukau). Leaflet. KEFRIINALEP, Muguga, Kenya.

Kiptot E. 2011. Research methods on indigenous knowledge in natural resource management. KEFRI Information Bulletin No 1. KEFRI Muguga, Kenya.

Muthike G. and Githiomi J. 2011. Choice and utilization of adhesives in wood gluing; guidelines for users of wood adhesives KEFRI Technical guideline.

Muok B., Mwamburi A.M., Kyalo E. and Auka S. 2011. Propagation, establishment and management of Melia volkensii: A guide for farmers and tree growers in the dry lands. KEFRI Information Bulletin No 3. KEFRI/NALEP, Muguga Kenya.

Muturi G., Kariuki J., Ndungu S.M., Waweru S.G. and Changwony M. 2011. Technical Guidelines for conservation and rehabilitation of degraded woodlands surrounding refugee camps: Guidelines for forest nursery and Prosopis management in Turkana. KEFRI/ JOFCA.

Mwamburi A.M. and Musyoki J.K. Improving Tree Survival in the Drylands: A guide for farmers and tree growers in the drylands. KEFRI Information Bulletin No. 2. KEFRI/NALEP, Muguga Kenya.

Oduor N. 2011. Which way Jatropha and Croton oils? An article published in the Miti Magazine October – December 2011. Pg 12- 14

Oduor N. 2011. Home and dry; correct drying, handling and storage of wood adds to its value. An article published in the Miti magazine January-March 2011. Pg 14- 16

Omondi W., Angaine P., Meso M. and Otieno V. 2011. Tree seed collection and handling: Reference manual for extension agents and farmers.

Wekesa L. 2011. Mukau: the wonder tree for greening drylands and income generation. In Miti: The Tree Farmers Magazine for Africa by Better Globe.

Thesis

Nyambati R.O. 2011. Integrated use of plant residues and urea on maize performance and striga management in Western Kenya, PhD Thesis.

Course Reports

Muga M.O. and Somo A. 2011. Report on Community Training on Gums and Resins Production, Post Harvest Handling and Marketing at Dabel, Moyale District.

Mutunga C.N., Muga M.O. and Somo A. 2011. Report on Community Training on Gums and Resins Production, Post Harvest handling and Marketing in Meru North District, 25th - 28th May 2011.

Consultant Reports

Oduor N., Lukibisi M., Mogire S., Oduori E. and Sirmah P. 2011. Efficacy trials for wood samples treated with Osmose CCA C60. Consultancy study for Marlow Link Timber Products Ltd.

Oduor N., Lukibisi M., Mogire S., Oduor E. and Sirmah P. 2011. Report on the Efficacy Trials of New Pest Control Products for Testing Protecta C60 fore Beat (E.A) Ltd.

Oduor N., M. Lukibisi, S. Mogire, E. Oduori and P. Sirmah. 2011. Efficacy trials for wood samples treated with Protecta C60. Consultancy study for Beat (E.A.) Ltd.

Oduor N., M. Lukibisi, S. Mogire, E. Oduori and P. Sirmah. 2011; Efficacy trials for wood samples treated with Permawood ACQ 1900. Consultancy study for Beat (E.A.) Ltd.

Oduor N. and S. Mogire. 2011; Efficacy trials for wood samples treated with ‘Imaxi.’ consultancy study for Twiga Chemicals Ltd./Rotam East Africa.

Others

Muga M.O.,Oriwo V., Kitheka E., Nyamai D., Muthike G. and Choge S. 2011. Promotion of Tree based Alternative Livelihoods while Conserving the Environment and Rehabilitating Degraded ASAL Ecosystems in Kenya (Phase II).

Odee D.W. et al. 2011. ACACIAGUM Innovative Management of Acacia senegal trees to improve land productivity and gum arabic production in arid and semi-arid sub-Saharan Africa. Final Project Report EC Collaborative Project, FP6-INCO, Project ID: 32233 [http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/81328_en.html].

Odee D.W. et al. 2011. Final Report - FOREAIM (Bridging restoration and multi-functionality in degraded forest landscape of Eastern Africa and Indian Ocean islands. funded under FP6-INCO, Project ID: 510790 [http://cordis.europa.eu/result/rcn/52936_en.html].

Wekesa C., Mugah M., Nyamai D. and Owour B. 2011. Baseline survey on socio­economics, marketing and enterprise development of forest products in Kwale County. MMMB project Technical Report.

Wekesa, L., Mutune, J. and Muthike G. 2009. Market Access strategies for ecological resource products: obstacles and opportunties for rural communities. Working Paper for KAPP Project.

KEFRI Publications: 2012

Journal Papers

Gachie P.K., E.K. Koech, J.T. Njunge, A.J. Simons and P.K. Ndalut. 2012. Variation in yield and composition of bark extracts of Prunus africana in different provenances of Kenya. Forests, trees and livelihoods, Vol. 21 Issue 1 pp56-62.

Githiomi J.K and N. Oduor 2012. Strategies for Sustainable Wood fuel Production in Kenya. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 2 No. 10; December 2012.

Githiomi J.K., Kung’u J.B. Mugendi D.N. 2012. Analysis of woodfuel supply and demand balance in Kiambu, Thika and Maragwa Districts of central Kenya. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry Vol. 4(6). pp 103-110.

Githiomi J.K. and Dougal E. 2012. Analysis of heartwood- sapwood demarcation methods and variation of sapwood and heartwood within 15 year old plantation grown Eucalyptus regnans. International Journal of applied Science and Technology Vol. 2 No. 8: October 2012. Pp 63-70.

Githiomi J.K., Mugendi D.N. and Kung’u J.B. 2012. Household tree planting and its related constraints in meeting woodfuel production for Kiambu, Thika and Maragwa districts in Central Kenya. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry Vol. 4(7). pp 120- 125.

Githiomi J.K. and Oduor N. 2012. Strategies for Sustainable Wood fuel Production in Kenya. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology. Vol. 2 No. 10; December 2012 pp 21-25.

Kimondo J.M., Agea J.G., Okia C.A., Abohassan R.A.A., Ndeunyema E.T.N.N., Woiso D.A., Teklehaimanot Z. and Mulatya J. 2012. Physiochemical and nutritional characterization of Vitex payos (Lour.) Merr. (Verbenaceae): An indigenous fruit tree of Eastern Africa. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry 4(10): 161-168.

Kuria M., Ngumi V., Machua J., Odee D. and Njenga P. 2012. Regeneration of the East African greenheart, Warburgia ugandensis (Sprague) through tissue culture. African Journal of Biotechnology, 11(26): 6832-6838.

Mayunzu O., Muga M., Mwangi J. and Bakhoya R. 2012. Comparison of Nutritional Characteristics of Baobab (Adansonia digitata L.) with some common Kenyan fruits. Annals. Food Science and Technology.

Muga M.O,.Githiomi J.K., and Chikamai B.N. 2012. Classification of Kenyan Wood Carving Species using Macroscopic and Microscopic Properties. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 4, No. 3; May 2014.

Muturi G.M., J.G. Kariuki, Lourens Poorter and Godefridus M.J. Mohren. 2012. Allometric equations for estimating biomass in naturally established Prosopis stands iSn Kenya. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry 4(2): 69-77.

Mogoi J., Obonyo E., Ongugo P., Oeba V. and Mwangi E. 2012. Community, Property rights and Forest Decentralization in Kenya: Early lessons from Participatory Forestry Management. Journal of Conservation and Society, Vol. 10(2): 182-194, July 2012.

Musyoki J.K., Luvanda A.M. and Kitheka E.M. 2012. Sources of natural dyes and tannins among the Somali community living in Garissa County, Kenya. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation Vol. 4(12): 400-410.

Muturi G.M., Machua J.M., Mohren G.M.J., Poorter L., Gicheru M.J. and Lorna L.W. 2012. Genetic diversity of Kenya Prosopis populations based on amplified polymorphic DNA markers. African Journal of Biotechnology 11(87):15291-15302.

Odee D.W., Telford A., Wilson J., Gaye A., Cavers S. 2012. Plio-Pleistocene history and phylogeography of Acacia senegal in dry woodlands and savannahs of sub-Saharan tropical Africa: evidence of early colonisation and recent range expansion. Heredity 109: 372-382.

Oeba V.O., Otor S.C.J., Kung’u J.B. and Muchiri M.N. 2012. Modelling Determinants of Tree Planting and Retention on Farm for Improvement of Forest Cover in Central Kenya. Journal of International Scholarly Research Network ISRN Forestry; Volume 2012, Article ID 867249, 14 pages doi:10.5402/2012/867249.

Wekesa L., Muthike G., Githiomi J. and Muga M. 2012. An overview of wood carving industry development in Kenya. International Journal of Current Research International Journal of Current Research, Vol. 4, Issue, 09, pp. 086-091, September, 2012; ISSN: 0975-833X.

Wekesa C., Chikamai B.N., Lelon J.K., Muga M.O. and Luvanda A.M. 2012.. Gum arabic production potential in Kenyan drylands for naturally growing Acacia senegal varieties. Submitted for publication in Annals of biological Sciences.

Wekesa L., Muturi G., Mulatya J., Esilaba A.O., Keya G.A. and Ihure S. 2012. Economic viability of Melia volkensii (Gurkii) production on smallholdings in drylands of Kenya. International Research Journal of Agricultural Science and Soil Science, 2(8), 364-369.

Books and Book Chapters

Mengich E. 2012. Shrub and grass fodder from an agroforestry system in western Kenya: Seasonal quality aspects in pure and mixed planting. LAP LAMBERT Academic publishing GmbH and Co. KG, Saarbrucken, Germany, 86p.

Mengich E.K. 2012. The Mau Forest Complex: Home of critical water catchments and biodiversity hotspots in the Rift Valley Region, Kenya. In: K. Gaesing (ed). Collaborative Protected Area Management: Lessons from Sub-saharan Africa. SPRING Research Series No. 57. International Spatial Planning Centre (ISPC), Technische Universitat Dortmund, 185p.

Odee D.W., Wilson J., Cavers S. 2012. Prospects for genetic improvement of Acacia senegal: can molecular approaches deliver better gum yield and quality? In: Kennedy, John F.; Philips, Glyn O.; Williams, Peter A., (eds.) Gum Arabic. Cambridge, Royal Society of Chemistry, pp 99-109, Royal Society of Chemistry Special Publication, ISBN 1849731934, 9781849731935.

Oduor N., W. Ngugi and T. wa Gathui. 2012. Sustainable Tree Management for Charcoal Production - Acacia Species in Kenya. An Acacia pocketbook prepared for PISCES by Practical Action Consulting East Africa. Printed by Practical Action Consulting UK. Pp 23.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Cheboiwo J.K. and Githiomi J.K. 2012. Status and Dynamics of Forest Products Supply and Demand in Kenya. A paper presented at IUFRO-FORNESSA Congress; 23rd - 29th June 2012 Nairobi.

Muga M.O., Githiomi J.K. and Chikamai B.N. 2012. Classification of Kenyan Wood Carving Species using Macroscopic and Microscopic Properties. A paper presented at IUFRO-FORNESSA Congress. 23rd -29th June 2012 Nairobi.

Muturi G.M., Poorter L., Mohren G.M.J. and Bala P. 2012. Allelopathy of Prosopis litter decreases spatial and temporal occurrence of Acacia tortilis in Turkwel Riverine, Forest, in Northern Kenya. Paper presented to 4th International Ecosummit Conference at Ohio State University, USA. 30th Sept – 5th Oct. 2012.

Muturi G.M., Poorter L., Mohren G.M.J. and Bala P. 2012. Prosopis litter allelopathy decreases occurrence of Acacia tortilis in Turkwel Riverine Forest, Nothern Kenya. Paper presented to first IUFRO-FORNESA Regional Congress 25 -29 June 2012, World Agroforestry Center, Nairobi, Kenya.

Oduor N. and Githiomi J.K. 2012. Feasibility of Charcoal Production from Commiphora and Terminalia orbicularis Species from Kenyan Woodland Resources. A poster presented at IUFRO-FORNESSA Congress; 23rd - 29th June 2012 Nairobi.

Okeyo M.M., Kamondo B., Wekesa C. and Otieno V. 2012.Germination and Dormancy of Diospyros scabra (Black ebony) Seed - June 2012; Poster presented at the IUFRO Conference in 2012 at Nairobi, Kenya.

Okeyo M.M., Angaine P.M. and Muchiri M.N. 2012.Germination performance of seed supplied by Kenya Forestry Seed Centre - June 2012; Poster presented at the IUFRO Conference in 2012 at Nairobi, Kenya.

Workshops, Seminars and Meeting

Mukolwe M.O., Wanjiku J. and Ochieng’ D. 2012.Tree nursery establishment. Paper presented during the KWS Tree Nursery Management Course (TNMC), 1-5 October 2012, KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M.O., Wanjiku J. and Ochieng’ D. 2012. Managing a tree nursery. Paper presented during the KWS Tree Nursery Management Course (TNMC), 1-5 October 2012, KEFRI, Muguga.

Wanjiku J. 2012. Training as a Research Disseminate Strategy: Building capacity of KEFRI partners. Paper presented during World Vision/ICRAF Workshop on Farmer Managed Natural Regeneration Conference, 10th April 2012, KEFRI, Muguga.

Policy Briefs and Documents

Oduor N. 2012. Sustainable feedstock management for charcoal production in Kenya. A production of Practical Action Consulting.Printed by Practical Action Consulting UK, Pp 65.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Giathi G., Oeba V.O. and Machua J. 2012. Rooting ability of mature and juvenile stem cuttings of Meru oak (Vitex fischeri Gürke) under different rooting media and IBA concentrations.

Kamondo B., Osore C., Gitahi G. and Kariuki J. 2012. Collection, handling and germination of Osyris lanceolata seeds. Guidelines for farmers and Extension Agents. KEFRI, Nairobi.

Kagombe J.K. 2012. Pay as you use: Could payment for environmental services help conserve Nature. Miti Magazine issue No. 15 of July – Sept 2012. Nairobi, Kenya.

Kamondo B., Okeyo M. and Kigwa B. 2012. The right tree in the right place: it is not enough to pick the right species, you need the right provenance as well. In: Miti.The tree business magazine for Africa. A publication of Better Globe. Issue No. 14. April – June 2012. pp 8-9.

Omenda T.O., M.N. Muchiri and J. Mbinga. 2012. Interim Guidelines for Treatment of Natural Regeneration of Pinus patula in Clearfelled areas. Technical Note No. 23, Revised Edition, December 2013. Kenya Forestry Research Institute.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2013. Trade in Prunus africana bark presents unique opportunities for employment, wealth creation and foreign exchange earnings. Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 24 October-December 2013 pp 5-7.

Thesis

Gabriel Mukuria Muturi. 2012. Ecological impacts of Prosopis invasion in riverine forests of Kenya. PhD thesis Wageningen University, the Netherlands.

Consultant Reports

Oduor N. and Mogire S. 2012. Efficacy trials for wood samples treated with ‘Mchwatox.’ consultancy study for Twiga Chemicals Ltd./Rotam East Africa.

Others

Choge S., Clement N., Gitonga M. and Okuye J. 2012. Status report on commercialization of Prosopis tree resources in Kenya. Technical report for the KEFRI/KFS Technical Forest Management and Research Liaison Committee.

Mbuvi M.T.E. and Ayiemba W.O. 2012. Sustained natural resources management and community livelihoods improvement through partnerships: the case of Arabuko-Sokoke forest landscape in Kenya: A chapter In: Successful Cases of Sustainable Development. University of Veracruzana Mexico (Published in Spanish).

Mwamodenyi J.M. and Omondi S.F. 2012. The state of World’s Forest Genetic resources in Kenya. Country report, FAO, Rome.

Odee D.W. 2012. Identification of genes linked to gum quality in the gum arabic producing tree - Acacia senegal (L.) Willd. using the association genetics approach. Final Activity Report ASGEN Project ID: 980056 [http://cordis.europa.eu/project/rcn/81134_en.html].

KEFRI Publications: 2013

Journal Papers

Cheruiyot G., Ngetich W., Mburu F., Sirmah P., Mengich E. and Kimaiyo S. 2013. Effects of hydrogels on soil moisture, nutrient availability and growth of Sesbania sesban and Cajanus cajan in semi-arid zone of Kongelai, West Pokot County. African Journal of Education, Science and Technology 1(3): 58-65.

Chiteva R., A. Yenesew, B. Chikamai and J. Wanjohi. 2013. Phytochemical Investigation of Resins from Kenyan Commiphora holtziana. International Journal of Current Research, Vol.5(07): 1791-1793.

Gray A., Odee D., Cavers S., Wilson J., Telford A., Grant F., Diouf D., Ochieng J., Grant H. and Stott A. 2013. Does geographic origin dictate ecological strategies in Acacia senegal (L.) Willd.? Evidence from carbon and nitrogen stable isotopes. Plant and Soil, 369: 479-496. DOI 10.1007/s11104-013-1593-4.

Kigomo J.N. and Muturi G. M. 2013. Impacts of enclosures in rehabilitation of degraded rangelands of Turkana County, Kenya, Journal of Ecology and the Natural Environment, Vol. 5(7): 165-171.

Kigomo J.N., Sweda T. and Tsuzuki H. 2013. Improved model for estimation of leaf area index using airborne laser profiling, Journal of Horticulture and Forestry, Vol. 5(4): 53-60.

Kisinyo P.O., Othieno C.O., Gudu S.O., Okalebo J.R., Opala P.A., Ngetich W.K., Nyambati R.O., Ouma E.O., Agalo J.J., Kebeney S.J., Too E.J. and Opile W.R. 2013. Immediate and residual effects of lime and phosphorus fertilizer on soil acidity and maize production in western Kenya. Expl Agric 2013: 1-16.

Maalu J. K. and Wekesa L.C. 2013. Firm strategy impact on performance of small and medium enterprises. Prime Journal of Social Science, 2(1), 176-180.

Makenzi P., P. Ketiem,P. Omondi, E. Maranga and C. Wekesa. 2013.Trend analysis of climate change and its impacts on crop productivity in the lower Tana River Basin, Kenya. Octa Journal Environmental Research Vol. 1(4): 237-248.

Mbinga J.M.E. and Chagala-Odera E. 2013. Performance of 28-year old provenances of Liquidambar styraciflua at two sites in Western Kenya. Octa Journal of Enironmental Research Vol. 3(1):094-099.

Mbuvi M.T.E. and Musyoki J.K. 2013. Impacts of participatory forest management on community livelihoods: A case study of Dida Community adjacent to Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kilifi County, Kenya. World Journal of Agricultural Sciences Vol. 1 (2): 044-055.

Mengich E.K., Too D.K., Macharia J.M. and Mitloehner R. 2013. Composition and distribution of indigenous trees and shrubs as possible criteria for indicating adapted species in semi-arid rangelands. African Journal of Ecology 53(1): 3-15.

Mose L.B., Ombui K. and Oeba V.O. 2013. Evaluation of role of knowledge management on performance of secondary schools in Kikuyu District, Kiambu County. Prime Journal of Social Science (PJSS) ISSN: 2315-5051. Vol. 2(10), pp. 464-473, 18th October, 2013.

Muchiri M.N. and Muga M. 2013. A preliminary yield model for natural Yushina alpina bamboo in Kenya. Journal of Natural Forest Research.

Muthike G.M., Kanali L. and Shitanda D. 2013. The contribution of Framed Chainsaw System to Improvement of Sawn Timber Quality. International Journal of Current Research. Vol. 5, Issue, 01, pp.070-074.

Muthike G., Kanali C. and Douglas Shitanda, 2013. Comparative analysis of on-farm timber conversion systems in Kenya. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry. Vol. 5(6), pp. 74-80.

Muthike G., Muisu F. and Githiomi J. 2013. Withdrawal Strength of Nail-Timber Joints for Kenyan Grown Cypress and Pines. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 3 No. 3.

Mullah C.J. ., Klanderud K., Totland Ø. and Kigomo B. 2013. Relationships between the density of two potential restoration trees and plant species abundance and richness in a degraded afromontane forest of Kenya. African Journal of Ecology: 52:77-78.

Muturi G.M., Poorter L., Mohren G.M.J. and Kigomo B.N. 2013. Ecological Impact of Prosopis invasion in the Turkwel Riverine Forest, Kenya. Journal of Arid Environments 92:89-97.

Muthike G., Muisu F., Githiomi J. 2013. Withdrawal Strength of Nail-Timber Joints for Kenyan Grown Cypress and Pines. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 3 No. 3; March 2013.

Mutiso F.M., Cheboiwo J.K., Mugo J.M., Sang F., Tarus G.K. and Chemitei G.K. 2013. The Challenges of Wild Game on Forest Plantations Management Objectives in Forest Ecosystems in Kenya. Research Journal in Engineering and Applied Sciences, 2(2):106-112.

Oduor N.M and Githiomi J.K. 2013. Fuel-wood energy properties of Prosopis juliflora and Prosopis pallida grown in Baringo District, Kenya; African Journal of Agricultural Research.

Oduor N., Vinden P. and Kho P. 2013 Dimensional Stability of Particle Board and Radiata Pine Wood (Pinus radiata D.Don) Treated with Different Resins. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 3 No. 3; March 2013, pp 153-159.

Okia C.A., Agea J.G., Kwetegyeka J., Okiror P., Kimondo J.M., Teklehaimanot Z. and Obua J. 2013. Nutritional value of commonly consumed desert date tree products. African Crop Science Journal, 21(3): 657 – 667.

Okia C.A., Kwetegyeka J., Okiror P., Kimondo J.M., Teklehaimanot Z. and Obua J. 2013. Physico-chemical characteristics and fatty acid profile of desert date kernel oil. African Crop Science Journal, 21(3):723- 734.

Onchieku J.M., Chikamai B.N. and Rao M.S. 2013. Development of Mathematical Models for Estimation of the Quantity of Biomass Residues. International Journal of Applied Science and Technology, Vol. 3 (2): 65-76.

Onchieku G., Githiomi J.K., Oballa P. and Chagala-Odera E. 2013. Effect of Spiral Grain Occurrence on Strength Properties of Pinus patula Grown in Kenya, International Journal of Applied Science and Technology Vol. 3 No. 2; February 2013.

Wachira N.W., Kiptoo J. and Githiomi J.K. 2013. Nutritional assessment of Sclerocarya birrea (Amarula) fruit from Kenya. International Journal of Current Research. 5(5):1074-1078.

Wairagu N.W., Kiptoo J. and Githiomi J.K. 2013. Nutritional assessment of Sclerocarya birrea (Amarula)fruit from Kenya. International Journal of Current Research Vol. 5, Issue, 05, pp.1074-1078, May, 2013.

Wekesa C., Luvanda A.M., Muga M.O., Chikamai B.N. and Makenzi P.M. 2013. Market Chain Analysis of Gum Arabic Trade in Kenya. Octa Journal of Environmental Research April - June, 2013.International peer-reviewed journal ISSN 2321-3655. Oct. Jour. Env. Res. Vol.1(2): 93-106. Available online http://www.science beingjournal.com.

Books and Book Chapters

Cheboiwo J. K., Ochieng M.R. and Mbinga J.M. 2013. Economic Benefits of High Value Indigenous Tree Species for Restoration of Moist Forests. In: Kigomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.) 2013. Forest Restoration Handbook for Moist Forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenyan.

Kigomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P. (eds.) 2013. Forest restoration handbook for moist forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Langat D.K., Cheboiwo J. and Kigomo B.N. 2013. Chapter 1: Background. In: Kigomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.), “Forest restoration handbook for Moist forest in Kenya” Nairobi, Kenya: pp1-7.

Langat D.K., Cheboiwo J. and Suter. 2013. Chapter 2: Overview of natural forest degradation in Kenya. In: Kogomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.), “Forest restoration handbook for Moist forest in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya: pp8-12.

Langat D.K. and Cheboiwo J. 2013. Chapter 3: The role of local communities in forest restoration. In Kigomo B.N. Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.), “Forest restoration handbook for Moist forest in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya: pp13-19.

Mbinga J.M. and Okeyo M.M. 2013. Natural Forest Restoration Options. In: Kigomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.), 2013. Forest Restoration Handbook for Moist Forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Mbinga J. M., Okeyo M.M., Njuguna C.J. and Kamondo B.M. 2013. The Main High Value Tree Species for Rehabilitation of Degraded Mau Forest Complex. In: Kigomo B.N., Kimiti J.M. and Tuwei P.K. (eds.), 2013. Forest Restoration Handbook for Moist Forests in Kenya, Nairobi, Kenya.

Nyamai D. and Ndufa J.K. 2013. Domesticating Melia volkensii; improving livelihood in Kenya drylands. In: Resilience at livelihood and ecosystem level: building the case. Tree silience: An assessment of the resilience provided by trees in the drylands of Eastern Africa. ICRAF/UKaid. 112p.

Policy Briefs and Documents

Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 2013. KEFRI Strategic Plan 2013 - 2018. KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Balozi B.K., Musyoka D., Sang F., Mbinga J. M. and Senelwa K. 2013. Effects of Dothistroma Needle Blight on Growth of Pinus radiata D. Don, in the Rift Valley, Kenya. 24th IUFRO 2014 World Congress.

Odee DW (2013) Wait-a-minute: What do we know about the gum arabic-producing tree (Acacia senegal L. Mimosoideae)? UK PlantSci Conference, 16 -17th April 2013 Dundee, UK. The annual conference of the UK Plant Sciences Federation.

Odee DW 2013. Acacia senegal: variation in symbiotic N2-fixation in controlled, nursery and natural field conditions. The 6th International Legume Conference, Johannesburg, South Africa 6 to 11 January 2013.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

ICIPE, IRD, FORMIN FINLAND Increasing Knowledge, Building Capacity and Developing Adaptation Strategies Climate Change Impacts on Ecosystem Services and Food Security in Eastern Africa. 2013. Contribution by Mary Gathara.

Kamondo B., Angaine P. and Vandenabeele J. 2013. Nurturing High Quality Tree Seed. Miti. The tree business magazine for Africa. A publication of Better Globe. Issue Sept 2013. P 32.

Nyambati R.O., Ariho A., Ainomugisha A. and Werishet A. 2013. Collective Marketing for Smallholder Farmers. Facilitator’s Manual.

Oballa P., Muchiri M. and Cheboiwo J. 2013: Earn more income by growing improved Eucalyptus grandis. Published by KEFRI - Extension material

Oballa P.O., Muchiri M.N. and Cheboiwo J.K. 2013. High yielding Eucalyptus grandis as a commercial crop in Kenya. KEFRI Information Bulletin.

Oduor N. and Githiomi J.K. 2013. Guideline for wood preservation using dip diffusion method: A low cost method for small scale wood treatment. KEFRI Guideline No. 10. Nairobi. Pp14

Oduor N., Kitheka E., Kimwemwe J., Muga M. and Noor H. 2013. Technical fact sheet on Charcoal. Published by the Miti Mingi Maisha Bora Programme of the Kenya Forest Service, Nairobi. Pp 8

Oduor N. 2013. Evaluating mukau wood: Looking at the properties of Melia volkensii, compared to mahogany, teak and mvule. An article published in the Miti Magazine April–June 2013. Pg 10- 11

Pasiecznik N.M., Choge S.K., Harris P.J.C. 2013. Collect-Dry-Mill-Mix. Four simple steps to turn prosopis beans into food or animal fodder. An extension note. Centre for Agroecology and Food Security, Coventry University, UK. 2pp.

Policy Briefs and Documents

Choge S. and Pasiecznik N. 2013. Managing Prosopis species to alleviate drought and enhance food security in Djibouti. Final Mission Report. FAO Djibouti

Mbiru S.S., Oeba V., Chagala-Odera E., Mutua G., Tuwei P., Ochieng D., and Ochung F. 2013. KEFRI Knowledge Audit Report: Towards development of a Knowledge management strategy. 107p

Workshops, Seminars and Meeting

Chikamai B.E.N., Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J. and Ongugo P. 2013. Importance of continuing professional development for forestry professionals. Paper presented during an FSK workshop on Strengthening Information Sharing for Continuous Professional Development for Forestry Professionals held at the Kenya School of Monetary Studies, Nairobi, 7th June 2013

Chikamai B.E.N., Muturi G., Mukolwe M. and Machua J. 2013. Enhancing Sustainable Management of Forests through the Development and Dissemination of Social Forestry in Eastern and Southern Africa. Presentation at ITTO-JICA Side Event in Tokyo, Japan 1-3 June 2013.

Mukolwe, M.O. 2013. Species selection and identification. Paper presented during the 2ndTree Nursery Management Course (TNMC), 20th January – 1st February June 2013, KEFRI, Muguga

Mukolwe M.O. and Ochieng’ D. 2013. Appropriate tree nursery practices. Paper presented during the 2ndTree Nursery Management Course (TNMC), 20thJanuary – 1st February June 2013, KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M.O. 2013.Overview of opportunities and challenges for sustainable natural resources management. Paper presented during the 10th and 11th Participatory Natural Resource Management Course (PNRMC) in August 2012, and February 2013, respectively, KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2013. 4thRegional Training Course on Mitigating Climate Change in Africa through Social Forestry, KEFRI, Muguga, 26th October to 30th November 2012.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2013.10th PNRM Course held from 5th to 17thAugust 2012.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi, A., and Ochieng’ D. 2013. 11th PNRM course held from 10th to 22th February 2013.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2013. 2ndTree Nursery Establishment and Management Course held from 28th January -1st February 2013.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A., and Ochieng’ D. 2013. Tree Nursery Establishment and Management: KWS Technical Staff Ttraining held from 30th September - 6th October 2012.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2013. Technology Needs Assessment Seminar Report, 8thJune 2013.

Mukolwe M.O. and OchiengD. 2013. Tree nursery establishment. Paper presented during the 3rdTree Nursery Management Course (TNMC), 22nd to 27th September 2013, KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M.O. and Ochieng’ D. 2013. Tree nursery as a business/Enterprise. Paper presented during the 3rd Tree Nursery Management Course (TNMC), 22nd to 27th September 2013, KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M. 2013. Useful plants. Paper presented during Useful Plants Programme (UPP)-Seed for Life Programme (SFLP) training programme for Mbeere participants, 3-15 November 2013 and Tharaka South participants, 22nd November to 3rd December 2013.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2013. 3rd Tree Nursery Establishment and Management Course, held from 22nd to 27th September 2013.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. Ochieng’ D. and Kamonde S. 2013. 4thRegional Training Course on Mitigating Climate Change in Africa through Social Forestry, KEFRI, Muguga, 26th October to 30th November 2012.

Muturi G.M. and Ozawa M. 2013. Mitigating Desertification and Adaptation to Climate Change through Social Forestry in Eastern and Southern Africa. Paper presented to UNCCD, Windhoek, Namibia. 25th – 26th September 2013.

Ochieng D. and Mukolwe M.O. 2013. Alternative tree propagation methods. Paper presented during the 3rd Tree Nursery Management Course (TNMC), 22nd to 27th September 2013, KEFRI.

Oduor N. 2013. Production of innovative products from bamboo. A paper presented at the Bamboo value chain stakeholders forum at KEFRI, Muguga, 6 December 2013.

Wanjiku J., Mukolwe M., Mwamburi A., Mwaura J. and Anapapa A. 2013. Technology Needs Assessment (TNA) Survey Results. Paper presented during TNA Seminar held at KEFRI Headquarters, Muguga, 18th June 2013.

Wanjiku J. 2013. Tree nursery techniques. Paper presented during the KWS Tree Nursery Management Course (TNMC), 1-5 October 2013, KEFRI, Muguga

Oduor N. 2013. Production of innovative products from bamboo. A paper presented at the Bamboo value chain stakeholders forum at KEFRI , Muguga; 6 December 2013

Others

Wilson J. and Ndufa J.K. 2013. Soil moisture. In: Benefits from the ecosystem services provided by trees: Treesilience: An assessment of the resilience provided by trees in the drylands of Eastern Africa. ICRAF/UKaid. 112pp

KEFRI Publications: 2014

Journal Papers

Cheboiwo J.K., Mugabe R.and Langat D.K. 2014. Review of conservation of Prunus africana and international trade opportunities for its bark in Kenya. Journal of Emerging Trends in Engineering and Applied Science, JETEAS, 5(6): 372-377.

Cheruiyot G., Sirmah P., Ng’etich W., Mengich E., Mburu F., Kimaiyo S. and Bett E. 2014. Effects of hydrogels on soil moisture and growth of Cajanus cajan in semi arid zone of Kongelai, West Pokot County. Open Journal of Forestry 4(1): 34-37. doi: 10.4236/ojf.2014.41006.

Cheruiyot G., Mengich E., Sirmah P., Ng’etich W., Mburu F. and Kimaiyo S. 2014. Effects of hydrogels on soil moisture and growth of Leucaena pallida in semi-arid zone of Kongelai, West Pokot County. Open Journal of atmospheric and climate change 1(2): 13-19.

Gathara M., Makenzi P., Kimondo J.M. and Muturi G.M. 2014. Prediction of Osyris lanceolata (Hochst. & Steud.) site suitability using indicator plant species and edaphic factors in humid highland and dry lowland forests in Kenya. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry. 6(11): 99-106.

Hanaoka S., Nakawa N., Okubo N., Omondi S.F and Kariuki J. 2014. Seed pretreatment and methods for improving germination of Acacia tortilis seeds. African Journal of Biotechnology,13 (50):4557-4561.

Kimondo J.M., Agea J.G., Okia C.A., Woiso D.A., Abohassan R.A.A., Mulatya J and Teklehaimanot Z. 2014. Distribution and regeneration status of Vitex payos (Lour.) Merr. in Kenyan drylands. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry 6(9): 81-91.

Muga M., F. Owino and S. Ruigu. 2014. Variation in Wood Density and Strength Properties among Markhamia lutea (Sprague) Half Sib Families from Western Kenya. Submitted and accepted for publication in International Journal of Applied Science and Technology.

Muga M., J. Githiomi and B. Chikamai. 2014. Classification of Kenyan wood carving species using macroscopic and microscopic properties. Submitted and accepted for publication in International Journal of Applied Science and Technology.

Mullah C.J.A., Klanderud K., Totland Ø. and Odee D. 2014. Community invasibility and invasion by exotic Fraxinus pennsyvanica trees in a degraded tropical forest, Kenya. Biological Invasions 16:2747-2755. DOI 10.1007/s10530-014-0701-6.

Nyambati R.O. and Opala P.A. 2014. An agronomic and Economic Evaluation of Integrated use of Calliandra callothyrsus and Maize stover and Urea in Western Kenya. American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 4(1): 89-89.

Nyamongo D.O., Kamondo B.M., Kariuki J.G., Wambugu P.W. and Osore C.M. 2014. Effects of seed pre-sowing treatments on germination of East African Sandalwood. E. Afr. agric. For. J. 80(2).

Nyambane A., M. Njenga, P. Oballa, P. Mugo, C. Ochieng, O. Johnson and M. Iiyama 2014. Sustainable firewood access and utilization: Achieving cross-sectoral integration in Kenya. Technical Brief; World Agroforestry Centre/Stockholm Environment Institute, May 2014.

Omondi S.F., Githae E.W.and Ochieng J.O. 2014.Quantitative Variation in Seeds, Seedlings Growth and Biomass among Acacia senegal (L) Willd. Provenances in Kenya. African Journal of Ecology 53: 295-303.

Opala P.A, Nyambati R.O. and Kisinyo P.O. 2014. Response of maize to organic and inorganic sources of nutrient in acid soils of Kericho County, Kenya American Journal of Experimental Agriculture 4(6): 713-723.

Russell J.R., Hedley P.E., Cardle L., Dancey S., Morris J., Booth A., Odee D., Mwaura L., Omondi W., Angaine P., Machua J., Muchugi A., Milne I., Kindt R., Jamnadass R. and Dawson I.K. 2014. tropiTree: An NGS-Based EST-SSR Resource for 24 Tropical Tree Species. PLoS ONE 9(7): e102502. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0102502.

Woiso D.A., Shemdoe R.S., Agea J.G., Okia C.A., Kimondo J.M., Teklehaimanot Z. and Mwang’ingo P. 2014. Regeneration, soils and associates of three sub-species of Sclerocarya birrea in Tanzania. Agricultural Journal 9(4): 173-182.

Woiso D.A., Agea J.A., Okia C.A., Kimondo, J.M., Abdallah J.M., Shemdoe R.S., Mwang’ingo P. and Teklehaimanot Z. 2014. Comparison of the subspecies of Sclerocarya birrea by sex and environment. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation, 83(2):44-68. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation, 83(2):44-68.

Woiso D.A., Agea J.A., Okia C.A., Kimondo, J.M., Abdallah J.M., Shemdoe R.S., Mwang’ingo P. and Teklehaimanot Z. 2014. Comparison of the subspecies of Sclerocarya birrea by sex and environment. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation, 83(2):44-68. Tanzania Journal of Forestry and Nature Conservation, 83(2):44-68.

Books and Book Chapters

Kigomo J.N. and Muturi G.M. 2014. Capacity building in rehabilitation and conservation of woodlands surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. In: G. M. Muturi et al., (eds.), 2014. Rehabilitation of Degraded Areas Surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. KEFRI/JOFCA Technical report Pp 5-12.

Kigomo J.N. and Muturi G.M. 2014 Capacity building in woodland rehabilitation and conservation of degraded areas In: Muturi G.M. et al., (eds.), Rehabilitation and conservation of degraded woodlands surrounding Kakuma refugee camp.

Machua J.M., Muturi G.M. and Kariuki J.G. 2014. Rehabilitation of woodlands surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. In: G.M. Muturi et al., (Eds.), 2014. Rehabilitation of Degraded Areas Surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. KEFRI/JOFCA Technical report Pp 13-16.

Muturi G.M, Kariuki J.G. and Machua J.M. 2014. Prosopis management strategies for Turkana. In: G.M. Muturi et al., (eds.), 2014. Rehabilitation of Degraded Areas Surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. KEFRI/JOFCA Technical report Pp 27-34.

Muturi G.M., J.G. Kariuki, J.M. Machua, B. Kamondo, P. Tuwei, J. Wanjiku and D. Ochieng (eds.) 2014. Rehabilitation of Degraded Areas Surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. KEFRI/JOFCA Technical report.

Muturi G.M., Kariuki J.G., Machua J.M., Kamondo B., Tuwei P., Wanjiku, J. and Ochieng D. 2014. Overview. In: G. M. Muturi et al., (eds.) 2014. Rehabilitation of Degraded Areas Surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. KEFRI/JOFCA Technical report Pp 1-4.

Muturi G.M., Kariuki J.G. and Machua J.M. 2014. Prosopis management strategies for Turkana. In: G. M. Muturi et al., (Editors) 2014. Rehabilitation of Degraded Areas Surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. KEFRI/JOFCA Technical report pp 27-34.

Odee D. and Muga M. 2014. Support to food security, poverty alleviation and soil-degradation control in the Sahelian countries through land restoration and agroforestry. In: Bozzano et al. (eds.), Genetic considerations in ecosystem restoration using native tree species. State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources – Thematic Study, pp 204-206. Rome, FAO and Bioversity International.

Conference Papers and Proceedings

Ayiemba W., D. Mbithi, E. Nahama, J. Kagombe, L. Njuguna, L.W. Njuguna, J. Laigong, and J. Mwanzia 2014. Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Muguga, Kenya. Proceedings of the 2nd National PFM Conference: Enhancing participatory forest management under the devolved governance structure. 15-16, July 2014.

Gachie P.K., Koech E.K., Njung’e J.T., Simons A.J. and Kariuki, S.T. 2014. Agroforestry Tree Domestication Potentials and Challenges: A Case Study of Prunus africana (Hook F.) Kalk in Western Kenya (Pp 133). In Innovative Research and Technology for Global Development. Proceedings of the 8th Egerton University International Conference 26-28th March 2014.

Kagombe J.K. 2014. Role of devolved governance in enhancing incentives in Participatory Forest Management in Kenya. IUFRO 2014 World Conference. Presentation ID: 923. Abstract in Conference published program. Salt Lake City, USA.

Ndungu S. and Angaine P. 2014. Predicting storage life and viability of Melia volkensii after extraction, Proceedings of the XXIV IUFRO World Congress. 5-11 October 2014, Salt Lake City USA.

Oduor N., Maingi D., Githiomi J., Anapapa A. and Gachanja M. 2014. Sustainable biomass-energy development in Kenya. A poster presented at IUFRO 2014 World Congress; 5th - 11th October 2014, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Cerutti P.O., Sola P., Cheboiwo J.K., Biloko F., Lescuyer G. and Schoneveld, G 2014. Tainted with the brush of illegality: Small-scale timber in DRC struggle for legitimacy in a trade that is largely criminalized. In: Miti the Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 24 October-December 2014 pp 8-9.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2014. Forest Resources in the EAC Region: Legal frameworks need to be improved to aid efficient trade in timber products among member states. Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 24 October-December 2014. pp 5-7.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2014. A risky and uncertain trade: The EA trans-border timber trade is loaded with hazards-it needs to be transformed. Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 24 October-December 2014. pp 10-11.

Choge S. and Pasiecznik N. 2014. Managing and Processing Invasive Prosopis trees: An extension manual for developing countries (in FAO press).

Gachathi F., Ngugi J.and Omondi S. 2014 Useful trees suitable for central highlands eco-region, Leaflet, KEFRI

Kamondo B., Gitehi G., Chahilu O., Machua J., Kagunyu L., Wafula L., Bala P., Njuguna J., Wakori S., Maingi F. and Nyingi K. 2014. Growing East African Sandalwood Guidelines for Tree Growers; KEFRI, Nairobi.

Kamondo B., Gitehi G., Machua J., Bala P., Njuguna J., Wakori S. and Kamau N. 2014. Growing of East African Sandalwood. Guidelines for Tree Growers. KEFRI, Nairobi.

KEFRI/JIFPRO. 2014. Tree planting and management techniques under limited water availability: Guideline for Farmers and Extension Agents. 13p (Contributors: Gabriel M. Muturi, James K. Ndufa, Josephine Musyoki, David K. Muchiri, Bernard K. Kigwa and Damaris Munyao)

KEFRI/JIFPRO. 2014. Re-afforestation and water conservation in drylands: Guideline for Students and Researchers. 82p, (Contributors: Gabriel M. Muturi, James K. Ndufa, Josephine Musyoki, David K. Muchiri, Bernard K. Kigwa and Damaris Munyao)

KEFRI/JIFPRO 2014. Guidelines for reforestation and water conservation in drylands. (Contributors: Gabriel M. Muturi, James K. Ndufa, Josephine Musyoki, David K. Muchiri, Bernard K. Kigwa and Damaris Munyao)

KEFRI and KFS. 2014. Dryland Livelihood Factsheet No 1 Aloe. Miti Mingi Maisha Bora Programme (MMMB) A partnership between the Kenyan Government and the Finnish Government (2009-2015) Kenya Forest Service Nairobi, Kenya

KEFRI and KFS 2014. Dryland Livelihood Factsheet No 2 Charcoal. Miti Mingi Maisha Bora Programme (MMMB) A partnership between the Kenyan Government and the Finnish Government (2009-2015) Kenya Forest Service Nairobi, Kenya.

Mullah C.J.A. and Kigomo B.N. 2014. Kenya`s highland forests: status, management, challenges, opportunities and restoration experiences.

Mutua J., Muriuki J., Gachie P., Bourne M.and Capis J. 2014. Conservation Agriculture with Trees: Principles and Practice. A Simplified Guide for Extension Staff and Farmers. Technical Manual No. 21. World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Nairobi, Kenya.

Nilufar M., S.I. Mohammad, M.T.E. Mbuvi, B.O. Owuor, P.O. Ongugo and M. A. Syed. 2014. Group inequality and environmental sustainability: Insights 7 from Bangladesh and Kenyan forest commons. Sustainability 2014, 6, 1462-1488; ISSN 2071-1050 4 www.mdpi.com/journal/sustainability.

Njuguna J., Wanjiku J., Tuwei P., Kamondo B. and Ochieng D. 2014. Growing Grevillea robusta in Kenya: Management and Challenges. KEFRI, Kenya.

Nyambati R.O. and Opala P.A. 2014. The Effect of Minjingu Phosphate Rock and Triple Superphosphate on Soil Phosphorus Fractions and Maize Yield in Western Kenya: Volume 2014, Article ID 920541, 8p.

Ongugo P.O., M.T.E. Mbuvi, E. Obonyo, J. Mogoi, J.O. Maua, C.K. Koech and R.A. Othim. 2014. Emerging Roles of Community Forest Associations in Kenya: The Cases of Arabuko – Sokoke Forest Adjacent Dwellers Association (Asfada) and Meru Forest Enviromental and Protection Community Association (Mefecap), In: Getzweiler F.W. (eds.), Institutional and Livelihood change in East African Forest Landscape: Decentralization and institutional change for sustainable forest management in Uganda, Kenya Tanzania and Ethiopia.

Sigu G., Kamondo B., Tuwei P., Ochieng D. and Wanjiku J. 2014. Bamboo Propagation Methods. KEFRI, Kenya

Policy Briefs and Documents

Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 2014. Central Highlands Eco-Region Research Programme 2014 - 2018. KEFRI, Muguga, Kenya.

Ongugo P.O., Langat D., Oeba V.O., Kimondo J.M., Owuor B., Njuguna J., Okwaro G and Russell A.J.M. 2014. A review of Kenya’s national policies relevant to climate change adaptation and mitigation: Insights from Mount Elgon. Working Paper 155. Bogor, Indonesia: CIFOR. Available online at http://www.academicjournals.org/JHF DOI: 10.5897/JHF12.010 ISSN 2006-9782 ©2012 Academic Journals Full Length Research Paper

Robinson L.W., J. Kagombe, H. Kabugi, F. Kariuki, M.B. Mamo, D.A. Odongo and J.F. Wamboi. 2014. Policy brief: Framework for Natural Resource Governance in Dryland Landscapes in Kenya: Making Ecosystem Based Management a Reality. Nairobi: International Livestock Research Institute and Ministry of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.

Workshops, Seminars and Meeting

Kagombe J.K. 2014.The Potential of Payment for Watershed Protection in Ndaka-ini Dam, Murang’a County, Kenya. Presentation ID: 1181

Mukolwe M.O. 2014. An overview of opportunities and challenges for sustainable co-existence in natural resources management, Paper Presented during the 12th and 13th Participatory Natural Resources Management Courses (PNRMC), 26th January to 7th February 2014 and 10th to 24th May 2014, respectively, KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2014. 5th Regional Training Course on Mitigating Climate Change in Africa through Social Forestry, KEFRI, Muguga, 21st October to 22nd November 2013, KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2014. 2ndRegional Policy Level Seminar on Mitigating Climate in Africa through Social Forestry held from 16th to 22nd February 2014, KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2014. 12th PNRM Course held from 26th January to 7th February 2014.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’ D. 2014. 13th PNRM Course held from 10th to 24th May 2014.

Mukolwe M., Mwamburi A., Wanjiku J. and Ochieng’ D. 2014. 1st Tree Seed and Seedling Production Course, 10th – 16th August 2014.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A. and Ochieng’. D. 2014. 2nd Tree Seed and Seedling Production Course 26th October – 1st November 2014, KEFRI.

Muturi G.M. 2014. Land degradation in drylands, climate change and human dimensions. Paper presented to international workshop on reviving drylands dialogue: Bridging policy and practice, Leiden, the Netherlands 17th July 2014

Muturi G.M. 2014. Economics of Land degradation: Forestry perspective. Paper presented to national consultative workshop on economics of land of land degradation, Nairobi, Kenya, 15th April 2014

Consultant reports

Muga M., Mutunga C., Eliezer P., Oriwo V. and Chikamai B. 2014. Sustainable wild harvesting protocols for gums and resins in Isiolo and Samburu counties. A consultancy study for CETRAD.

Others

Kariuki J.G., Muturi G.M. and Machua J.M. 2014. Reforestation for rehabilitation of degraded areas surrounding Kakuma refugee camp. In G.M. Muturi et al., (eds.) 2014. Rehabilitation of Degraded Areas Surrounding Kakuma Refugee Camp. KEFRI/JOFCA Technical report Pp17-25

KEFRI Publications 2015

Journal Papers

Bakhoum N., Odee D.W., Fall D., Ndoye F., Kane A., Kimiti J.M., Zoubeirou A.M., Sylla S.N., Noba K. and Diouf D. 2015 Senegalia senegal response to inoculation with rhizobial strains vary in relation to seed provenance and soil type. Plant and Soil, 398 (1): 181-193.

Cheboiwo J.K., Mbinga J.K. and Mugabe R. 2015. Potential Growth, Yields and Socio-economic Benefits of Four Indigenous Species for Restoration in Moist Forests, Mau Kenya. J. Environment and Earth Sciences:Vol.5(6):72-84.

Kigomo J.N., Muturi G.M., Gachathi F.N., Kimani S.M., Kuria M.N., and Waweru E.M. 2015. Vegetation composition dynamics along a degradation gradient of Kiango’mbe hill forest in drylands of Kenya. Journal of Horticulture and Forestry 7(7)168-178.

Langat D., Maranga E.K., Cheboiwo, J.K and Aboud A.A. 2015. Role of forest resources to Local livelihoods: The case of East Mau Forest ecosystem, Kenya. International Journal of Forestry Research. Vol.2016. Article ID 4537354, 10 pageshttp://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/4537354.

Langat D.K, Maranga E.K., Cheboiwo J.K. and Aboud A.A. 2015. The Indirect Use Value of East Mau Forest Ecosystem, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. Vol. (10).

Langat D.K., Maranga E.K, Cheboiwo J.K. and Aboud A.A. 2015. Forest use and dependence by forest adjacent households on East Mau forest ecosystem, Kenya. Journal of Agricultural Economic, Extension and Rural Development Vol. 3(10): 326-337.

Langat D.K., Cheboiwo J.K. and Muchiri M.N. 2015. Financial analysis of Eucalyptus grandis for production of medium size power transmission poles and firewood in Kenya. African Journal of Agriculture and Utilization of Natural Resources for Sustainable Development, 1(1): 38-45.

Lilian Gesare Soibe, Anakalo Shitandi, Mahungu S., Chikamai B. and Lameck Agasa. 2015. Effect of the Gum Arabic on the Physico-Chemical and Baking Properties of the Wheat-Plantain Composite Flour. Journal of Food Research and Technology, Vol 3 (3), 98-105.

Mandila B., Hitimana J., Kiplagat A., Mengich E. and Wekesa T. 2015. Prevalence and adoption of agroforestry technologies and practices in semi-arid regions of West-Pokot County, Kenya. Research Journal of Agriculture and Forestry Sciences 3(6): 1-4.

Mbinga J.M.E. and Chagala-Odera E. 2015. Performance of 28-year-old Provenances of Liquidambar styraciflua at Two Sites in Western Kenya. Octa Journal of Environmental Research Vol. 3(1): 094-099.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Musyoki J.K. and Ongugo P. 2015. Equity Mechanisms in Traditional Forest Management Systems: A Case Study of Loita Forest in Kenya. Journal of Sustainable Forestry 34:4, 380-405.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Musyoki J.K., Ayiemba A.O. and J. W. Gichuki 2015. Determining the potential for introducing and sustaining Participatory Forest Management: A case study of South Nandi Forest of Western Kenya. International Journal of Biodiversity and Conservation Vol. 7(3): 190-201.

Muga M.O., Chikamai B.N., Mayunzu O. and Chiteva R. 2015. Production, value addition, marketing and economic contribution of Non Wood Forest Products from Arid and Semi Arid Lands in Kenya. Submitted for publication in Southern Forests Journal

Muthike G., Chikamai B. and Muisu Fred. 2015. Ranking of Polyvinyl Acetate adhesives and Nitro-cellulose clear paints available in Kenyan markets. Journal of Emerging Trends in Research.

Mutiso F.M., Cheboiwo J.K., Kiyiapi J.L. and Sang F.K. 2015. Comparative Study of Sampling Methods for Efficient Diagnosis of Health Status of Selected Natural Forest Ecosystems in Kenya. Journal of Natural Sciences Research. Vol.5(2): 37-47.

Njuguna E., Gathara M., Nadir S., Mwalusepo S., Williamson D., Pierre-EtienneMathé, Jackson Kimani, Tobias Landmann, Gerald Juma, George Ong’amo, Erastus Gatebe, Bruno Le Ru, Paul-andré Calatayud 2015.Characteristics of soils in selected maize growing sites along altitudinal gradients in East African highlands Data in Brief 5 (2015) 138–144

Odee D.W., Wilson J., Omondi S., Perry A., Cavers S. 2015. Rangewide ploidy variation and evolution in Acacia senegal: a north-south divide? Annals of Botany Plants. DOI:10.1093/aobpla/plv011.

Opala P.A., Kisinyo P.O. and Nyambati R.O. 2015. Effects of Tithonia diversifolia, farmyard manure and urea, and phosphate fertilizer application methods on maize yields in western Kenya. Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development in Tropics and Subtropics. Vol 116 No. 1(1-9).

Wekesa C., Chikamai B.N., Muturi G.M., Lelon J.K., Muga M.O. and Luvanda A.M. 2015. Gum Arabic production potential of naturally growing Acacia senegal varieties in Kenya Drylands. Octa Journal of Environment Research Vol 3(1) 100-111.

Wekesa L., Muok B.O., Okia C.A., Mbwambo L., Balama C., Chikamai B.E.N., Eyog-Matig, Atieno F. and Opolot V.I. 2015. Market characteristics of indigenous tree fruits in East Africa: Case of Tamarindus indica, Vitex doniana and Sclerocarya birrea. Prime Journal of Social Science 4(5), 2315-5051.

Books and Book Chapters

Kigomo J.N., Ndungu S.M., Macharia E. and Waweru S. 2015. Management of Prosopis species to enhance natural regeneration in Northern Kenya In: Khalif et al. (eds.); Sustainable land management in the drylands of Kenya.

Kinyanjui M.J., Kigomo N.J., Wambui K.M., Kariuki N.J., Charles, N., Macharia N.J., Odidi O.W., Fredrick A., Omamo O.A. and Katumbi N.M. 2015. Comparing tree heights among montane forest blocks of Kenya using LiDAR data from GLAS. Open Journal of Forestry, 5, 80-89.

Njeru P.N.M., Mugwe J., Maina I., Mucheru-Muna M., Mugendi D., Lekasi J.K., Kimani S.K., Miriti J., Oeba V.O., Esilaba A.O., Mutuma E., Rao K.P.C. and Muriithi F. 2015. Integrating Farmers and Scientific Methods for Evaluating Climate Change Adaptation Options in Embu County. In: Leal Filho W., Esilaba A.O., Rao K.P.C., Sridhar, G. (Eds), 2015: Adapting African Agriculture to Climate Change. Transforming Rural Livelihoods., XI 233p Ilus., Hardcover. ISBN 978-3-319-12999-0.

Neufeldt Henry, Pablo Pacheco., Hemant R. Ojha., Sarah Ayeri Ogalleh., Jason Donovan., Lisa Fuchs., Daniela Kleinschmit., Patti Kristjanson., Godwin Kowero., Oeba V.O., and Bronwen Powell. Public sector, private sector and socio-cultural response options. Forests and Food. In: Bhaskar Vira., Christoph Wildburger and Stephanie Mansourin (eds), 2015: Forests, Trees and Landscapes for food security and nutrition ISBN 978-3-902762-40-5 ISSN 1016-3263; Published by International Union of Forest Research Organization (IUFRO).

Wekesa C. 2015. Traditional Ecological Knowledge and Acacia senegal Management. LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, 128 Pages, ISBN-13:978-3-659-77741-7.

Policy Briefs and Documents

Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 2015. Coast Eco-Region Research Programme 2014 - 2018. KEFRI, Gede, Kenya.

Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 2015. Dryland Eco-Region Research Programme 2014 - 2018. KEFRI, Kitui, Kenya.

Conference Proceedings

Kigomo J.N., Kimani S.M., Mucheke W. 2015. Mapping forest fires under changing land use and climate variability in Aberdare ecosystem, Kenya. A paper at XIV World Forestry Congress n Durban, 7-11 September, 2015, Durban, South Africa.

Miyashita H. and Ndufa J.K. 2015. Variation of wood density in the plus tree clones of Melia volkensii selected from drylands of Kenya. A paper presented at to the International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology at Tower Hall Funabori, Tokyo, Japan March 15-17, 2015. Book Abstract: 65th Annual Meeting of Japan Wood Research Society.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Ongugo P.O., Wekesa C. and Musyoki J.K. 2015. Programmatic management versus business as usual: The need to institutionalize the paradigm shift in Kenya Forestry Sector. XIV World Forestry Congress, Durban, South Africa, 7-11 September 2015.

Muga M.O. 2015. Participated in the development of global guidelines by FAO 2015, for the restoration of degraded forests and landscapes in drylands. Building resilience and benefiting livelihoods. http://www.fao.org/3/a-i5036e.pdf.

Muturi G.M. 2015. Development of drought tolerant trees for adaption to climate change in drylands of Kenya. Paper presented to UNCCD COP 12 side event on African Initiative for strengthening the resilience to climate change and drought in Sub-Sahara Africa ~ Towards TICAD VI. Ankara Turkey 19th October 2015.

Muturi G.M., Kariuki J.G. and Choge S.K. 2015. A synthesis of ecological and socio-economic consequences of land rehabilitation with Prosopis species in Kenya. Paper presented to AFF Pre-XIV World Forestry Congress, Durban 4th-5th September 2015.

Oduor N. 2015. Sustainable harvesting, preservation and processing bamboo. A paper presented at the training of Kenya Forest Society members on bamboo propagation, management and utilisation at KEFRI, Muguga 9th – 10th April 2015.

Oduor N. and Miyashita H. 2015. Basic density of Melia volkensii from drylands in Kenya. A poster presented at the International Symposium on Wood Science and Technology; 15-17th March 2015, Tokyo, Japan.

Policy Briefs and Documents

Cheboiwo J.K. 2015. Market performance of cross border timber trade in East and Central Africa. KEFRI Policy Brief No. 1.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2015. Socio-Economic status of trans-boundary timber commodity chain in the East and Central Africa region. KEFRI Policy Brief No. 2.

Cheboiwo J.K. and Langat D. 2015. Trans-boundary timber market players in the East African Region. KEFRI Policy Brief No. 3.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2015. Potential opportunities in timber trade between Kenya, Democratic Republic of Congo and Tanzania. KEFRI Policy Brief No. 3.

Kagombe J.K., Kimondo J. and Kiama S. 2015. Cherangani Strategic Ecosystem Management Plan, 2015-2040. Plan development supported by GEF/UNDP through the “Strengthening Protected Areas Network within the Eastern Montane Forest Hotspot of Kenya project” coordinated by Nature Kenya. Kenya Forest Service.

Kagombe J.K., Kimondo J. and Kiama S. 2015. Kakamega Strategic Ecosystem Management Plan, 2015-2040. Plan development supported by GEF/UNDP through the “Strengthening Protected Areas Network within the Eastern Montane Forest Hotspot of Kenya project” coordinated by Nature Kenya. Kenya Forest Service.

Kagombe J.K., Kimondo J. and Kiama S. 2015. North and South Nandi Strategic Ecosystem Management Plan 2015-2040. Plan development supported by GEF/UNDP through the “Strengthening Protected Areas Network within the Eastern Montane Forest Hotspot of Kenya project” coordinated by Nature Kenya. Kenya Forest Service.

Kagombe J. 2015. Development of GBM's pilot REDD+ and PES scheme for Gura and Sagana sub catchments.). Consultancy report on PES incentives in Gura and Sagana given by Green Belt Movement for The Nature Conservancy.

Technical Notes

Helsinki C.O., Ahveninen H., Nganga S.I., Muga M. O.; Mogollon M.P., Dowdall G. F. I. and Manji F. N. M. 2015. Furniture industry in Kenya : situational analysis and strategy. Washington, D.C.: World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/491301468187756081/Furniture-industry-in-Kenya-situational-analysis-and-strategy.

Njenga M., Kisoyan P., Oduor N., Maina K., Miyuli I. 2015. Charcoal and firewood save lives in drylands in Kenya. World Agroforestry Centre Technical brief. October 2015.

Omondi S.F., Machua J., Gicheru J., So Hanaoka. 2015. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers for Acacia tortilis (Forsk.) Hayne. Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2015.

Research Notes

Cheboiwo J.K., Biloko F., Abdalla A., Kambuku R.K. and Mutaganda A. 2015. Socio-economics of trans-boundary timber commodity chain in the East and Central Africa region.

Luvanda A.M., Musyoki J., Cheboiwo J., Wekesa L. and Ozawa M. 2015. An assessment of the socio-economic importance of Melia volkensii based enterprises in Kenya. KEFRI, Kenya. 56 pg.

Mbuvi M.T.E., Musyoki J.K. and Ongugo P.O. 2015. PFM impact on Forest and Poverty Status of the Loita Maasai Kenya. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing Germany (ISBN 978-3-659-55231-1).

Oballa P.O. and Kariuki R.W. 2015. Report on mango varieties grown in Mbeere, Makueni and Kilifi Kenya. www.kefrikalromangors.org.

Guidelinesm, Manuals and Extension Materials

Bambo J., Volga L., Thuita T., Gichuki L., Kagombe J., Akimala H. and Kuria D. 2015. Participatory Forest Management Guidelines. Kenya Forest Service. In a team that revised the guidelines in a consultancy service through Kenya Forest Working Group.

Bambo J., Volga L., Thuita T., Gichuki L., Kagombe J., Akimala H. and Kuria D. 2015. Participatory Forest Management Plan Manual Kenya Forest Service. In a team that revised the manual in a consultancy service through Kenya Forest Working Group.

Cheboiwo J.K. and Langat D. 2015. Are Kenyans biting the hand that feeds them? When we destroy water towers, we endanger livelihoods and curtail economic growth. Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 27 July-September 2015. pp 12-15.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2015. Looking for alternative markets: With shift to non-wooden transmission poles. Eucalyptus growers need to look elsewhere for business. Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 28 October-December 2015. pp 8-11.

Giathi G., Machua, J. and Bala P. 2015. Propagation of East African Sandalwood (Osyris lanceolata) by Air-layering. Guidelines For Farmers and Extension Agents. KEFRI, Nairobi.

Kimondo J.M. 2015. Using data to tackle climate change. In the July Issue of the African Technopolitan – A magazine of ACTS pp86-87.

Langat D.K. and Cheboiwo J. 2015. Guide to Estimating Financial Returns from Tree Growing in Kenya: A guide for tree growers, extension agents and forest managers –KEFRI.

Mayunzu O. and Muga, M. 2015. Aloe Production Manual. Published by the Miti Mingi Maisha Bora Programme of the Kenya Forest Service, Nairobi. Pp 18.

Muthike G. 2015. On the Road to Recovery: The sawmilling industry could become one of the leading pillars of Kenya’s economy. Miti - The Tree Farmers Magazine for Africa. Issue No. 28 October –December 2015.

Oballa P., Muchugi A. and Carsan S. 2015. The Forgotten Species: the versatile poplar and willow trees are potential agents for environmental clean-up. Miti: The tree farmers magazine for Africa No 25 p 18-19.

Oduor N. 2015. Not a walk in the park: drying Eucalyptus wood is a tough job. An article published in the Miti Magazine April–June 2015. Pg 32- 33.

Oduor N. and J. Kimwemwe. 2015. Charcoaling of Prosopis. A paper presented at the 2nd National Prosopis Conference held at the Soi Safari Club, Baringo; 18th - 21st May 2015.

Oduor N., Kitheka E., Kimwemwe J. and Githiomi J. 2015. Sustainable Charcoal Production Guideline: A manual for charcoal producers and extension officers. Published by the Miti Mingi Maisha Bora Programme of the Kenya Forest Service, Nairobi. Pp 43.

Course Reports

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Karanja M. and Ochieng’ D. 2015. 1st Regional Training Course on Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa through Social Forestry. KEFRI/JICA.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Mwamburi A., Ochieng D. and Okello R. 2015. 14th Participatory Natural Resources Management Course, 21st September – 3rd October 2014.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Karanja M., Ochieng D. and Okello R. 2015. Proceedings of the 1st Policy Level Seminar on Participatory Natural Resources Management for County Environment Executives, 25th – 28th May 2015, KEFRI. KEFRI Publications: 2016.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Karanja M. and Ochieng’ D. 2015. 2nd Regional Training Course on Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa through Social Forestry. KEFRI/JICA.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Karanja M., Ochieng D. and Okello R. 2015. Proceedings of the 2nd Policy Level Seminar on Participatory Natural Resources Management for County Environment Executives, 10th – 13th August 2015, KEFRI.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Karanja M., Okello R. and Ochieng D. 2015. 1st Policies and Practices for Climate Change Adaptation Course (PP4CCAC), 21st September – 11th October 2015. KEFRI/UNDP.

Mukolwe M.O. 2015. Challenges and opportunities for sustainable management of natural resources: An Overview. Paper presented during the 15th Participatory Natural Resources Management Course, held from 21st September to 11th October 2015. KEFRI, Muguga.

KEFRI Publications 2016

Journals Papers

Cheboiwo J.K., Langat D.K., Mutiso F. and Cherono F. 2016. Farm Forestry Development in Kenya. A Comparative Analysis of Household Economic Land Use Decisions in Uasin Gishu and Vihiga Counties. Journal of Environmental and Earth Science VOL6(8): 50-59.2016.

Chiteva R., Mayunzu O., Lukibisi M, and Wachira N. 2016. Enhancing Community Livelihoods through Nature Based Enterprises: Case of Matinyani Women Group, Kitui, Kenya. Environment and Ecology Research 4(1): 30-35, http://www.hrpub.org DOI: 10.13189/eer.2016.040105

Gitonga S., Mukoya W.S.M. 2016. An Evaluation of the Influence of Information Sources on Adoption of Agroforestry Practices in Kajiado Central Sub-County, Kenya. Univeral Journal of Agricultural Research 4(3):71-77, 2016.

Langat D.K., Maranga, E.K, A.A. Aboud and Cheboiwo J.K. 2016. Role of Forest Resources to Local Livelihoods: The Case of East Mau Forest ecosystem, Kenya. Internal Journal of Forestry Research. Vol.2016, Article ID 453354 (http://dx.do1.org/10.1155/2016/453354).

Luvanda A. M. 2016. On-farm Tree Planting and Management Guidelines for Medium to High Potential Areas of Kenya. Journal of Forest and Environmental Science 32 (4): 392-399, November, 2016. https://doi.org/10.7747/JFES.2016.32.4.392.

Luvanda A.M., Chikamai B.N., Wambugu S.K. and Macharia I.N. 2016. Occurrence and Distribution of Commiphora holtziana and C. myrrha in Wajir County, Kenya. The International Journal of Science & Technoledge. (ISSN 2321 – 919X). Vol 4 Issue 6: 66-74.

Luvanda A. M. and Indai E.A. 2016.Case studies on the application of Drip Irrigation in Horticultural Crops Production in Ukambani, Kenya. International Journal of Applied and Pure Science and Agriculture (IJAPSA). Volume 02, Issue 06, [June- 2016]: 195-207.

Luvanda A.M., Wangeci R., J. Nicholus, Mwendwa P., Muchiri D. and M. Sheikh 2016. The ecological and socio-economic importance of Faidherbia albida in Taita and Taveta, Kenya. Oct. Jour. Env. Res. Vol. 4(1): 001-007. Octa Journal of Environmental Research Jan – Mar., 2016.

Luvanda A.M., Chikamai B.N., Wambugu S.K. and Macharia I.N. 2016. Occurrence and Distribution of Commiphora holtziana and C. myrrha in Wajir County, Kenya. The International Journal of Science & Technology, Vol 4(6): 66-74.

Luvanda A.M., Kitheka E., Oduor N., Kyalo E.M. and Githiomi J. 2016. Impact and Assessment of Charcoal Marketing System Through Community Associations in Kitui County, Kenya. Apr. – Jun., 2016 International Peer-Reviewed Journal ISSN 2321 3655 Oct. Jour. Env. Res. Vol. 4(2): 086-091.

Mokua P.M., Mayunzu O, Obonyo M., Thuita J., Mutuku J., Rutto J. and Murilla G. 2016. The Prickly Pear Cactus (Opuntia Fiscus-Indica) Cladode Extracts Modulate Blood Sugar in Swiss White Albino Mice International Journal of Diabetes Research, 5(3): 41-47. DOI: 10.5923/j.diabetes.20160503.01

Muga M.O. and Mayunzu O. 2016. Aloe secundiflora sap yield and quality variation in Kwale County, Kenya. Submitted for publication in Journal of Applied Sciences, Engineering and Technology for Development (JASETD).

Mukolwe M.O., Obwoyere G.O. and Ngesa F.U. 2016. Influence of Human Resource Needs on ://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojf.2016.65035.

Mukolwe M.O., Obwoyere G.O. and Ngesa F.U. 2016. Influence of Institutional Facilities on Adoption of Forest Innovations in Kenya. International Journal of Scientific Research and Innovative Technoloy. ISSN: 2313-3759 Vol. 3 No. 9; September 2016.

Mutegi S. M., Muchugi A., Carsan S., Kariba R., Jamnadass R., Oballa P., Brunner A.M. and Runo S. 2016: Genetic diversity of the African Poplar (Populus ilicifolia) populations in Kenya. Tree Genetics and Genomes Vol 12: 4 p 1-7.

Mwove J.K., Gogo L.A., Chikamai B.N., Omwamba M.N. and Mahungu S.M. 2016. Preparation and Quality Evaluation of Extended Beef Rounds Containing Gum Arabic from Acacia senegal var. kerensis. Food and Nutrition Sciences, 7: 977-988.

Oeba V.O., Larwanou Mahamane., Otor S.C.J., Kung’u J.B. and Muchiri M.N. 2016. Estimation of above-ground and below-ground carbon sequestration of Cupressus lusitanica, Pinus patula and Eucalyptus saligna plantation species in Kenya. Researchjournali’s. Journal of Forestry Vol.3 No.6. 2016.

Okeyo M., J. Nicholus, Luvanda A., Mwamburi A., Ndufa J.K., Bor N. and Munyao D. 2016. Extension Approaches in the Promotion of Melia volkensii in Lower Eastern, Kenya. International Journal of Applied and Pure Science and Agriculture (IJAPSA) Volume 02, Issue 06, [June- 2016]: 268-279.

Olson M.E., Sankaran R.P., Fahey J.W., Grusak M.A., Odee D. and Nouman W. 2016. Leaf Protein and Mineral Concentrations across the “Miracle Tree” Genus Moringa. PLoS ONE 11(7): e0159782. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0159782.

Omondi S.F., Odee D.W., Ongamo G.O., Kanya J.I. and Khasa D.P. 2016. Effects of anthropogenic disturbances on natural regeneration and population structure of gum arabic tree (Acacia senegal) in the woodlands of Lake Baringo ecosystem, Kenya. Journal of Forestry Research, 27(6): DOI 10.1007/s11676-016-0349-4.

Omondi S.F., Odee D.W., Ongamo G.O., Kanya J.I. and Khasa D.P. 2016. Genetic consequences of anthropogenic disturbances and population fragmentation in Acacia senegal. Conservation Genetics, 1-10. doi:10.1007/s10592-016-0854-1.

Omondi S.F., Odee D.W., Ongamo G.O., Kanya J.I. and Khasa D.P. 2016. Synchrony in Leafing, Flowering, and Fruiting Phenology of Senegalia senegal within Lake Baringo Woodland, Kenya: Implication for Conservation and Tree Improvement. International Journal of Forestry Research, Article ID 6904834, 11 pages. http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2016/6904834.

Otieno J.O., Omondi S.F., Perry A., Odee D.W., Makatiani E.T., Kiplagat O. and Cavers S. 2016. Development and characterization of microsatellite markers for Osyris lanceolata Hochst. & Steud., an endangered African sandalwood tree species. Tropical Plant Research 3(3): 701–703.

Otuoma J., Anyango B., Ouma G., Okeyo D., Muturi G.M. and Oindo B. 2016. Determinants of above ground carbon offset additionality in plantation forest in a moist tropical forest in Western Kenya. Forest Ecology and Management 365:61-68.

Calatayud P.A., Njuguna E., Mwalusepo S., Gathara M., Okuku G., Kibe A., Musyoka B., Williamson D., Ong’amo G., Juma G., Johansson T., Subramanian S., Gatebe E. and Le Ru B. 2016. Can climate-driven change influence silicon assimilation by cereals and hence the distribution of lepidopteran stem borers in East Africa? Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 224 (2016) 95–103.

Rotich G., Oduor N.C., Nyukuri R.W., Ngurwe J. and Bii B.K. 2016. Comparative Efficacy of Varied Concentrations Fipronyl in Termites control on treated sand. International Journal of Innovative Science, Engineering & Technology 3 (10): 2348 – 7968.

Tuwei P., Chagala-Odera E., Kiprop J. and Wanjiku J. 2016. Adoption of Calliandra calothyrsus fodder technology for improved domestic animals production in Embu County, Kenya. Paper presented during Dedan Kimathi University of Science and Technology second International Conference on Science, Technology, Innovation and Entrepreneurship held on 2 -4 November 2016.

Wekesa C., Leley N., Maranga E., Kirubi B., Muturi G., Mbuvi M. and Chikamai B. 2016. Effects of forest disturbance on vegetation structure and above-ground carbon in three isolated forest patches in Taita Hills. Open Journal of Forestry 6:142-161.

Wekesa L., Maalu, J. K., Gathungu, J. and Wainaina, G. 2016. Influence of entrepreneur characteristics on performance of non-timber forest products small and medium enterprises in Kenya. DBA-Africa Management Review, 6 (3): 16-26.

Wekesa L., Maalu J.K. and Wainaina G. 2016. Influence of firm level institutions on the relationship between competitive strategy and firm performance of non-timber forest products small and medium enterprises in Kenya. International Journal of Economics, Commerce and Management, 4 (8), 115 – 129.

Wekesa L., Mwalewa S., Muthini J., Riziki P., Muema K., Menya C. and Mukirae P. 2016. Economic assessment of woodlots on smallholdings in coast of Kenya. 2016. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal.

Wekesa C., Nereoh L., Maranga E., Kirui B., Muturi G., Mbuvi M. and Chikamai B. 2016. Effects of Forest Disturbance on Vegetation Structure and Above-Ground Carbon in Three Isolated Forest Patches of Taita Hills. http://dx.doi.org/10.4236/ojf.2016.62013.

Books and Book Chapters

Kimondo J.M., Oduor N.M., Kamondo B.M. and Ochieng D.O. 2016. (eds.). Commercialization of Non-Wood Forest Products through linking to SMEs and Community Groups. KEFRI, Kenya. pp 30.

Giathi G., Kamondo B. and Kyalo E. Collection and Processing of Improved Melia Seed. In: Kamondo B.M., Kariuki J.G., Luvanda A.M. Muturi G.M. and Ochieng D, 2016. (eds.). Guideline on Production, Distribution and Use of Improved Melia Seed and Seedlings in the Drylands of Kenya. KEFRI, Kenya.

Goga R.K., Adienge A.A., Kivati C.B., and Makatiani E.T. 2016. Role of Knowledge Management Systems on the Retention of Tacit Knowledge in Research Institutes in Kenya pp 167-179.

Kamondo B., Kariuki J., Muturi G. and Luvanda A. Institutional and Legal Issues Applicable in Production, Distribution and Use of Imrpoved Melia Seed and Seedlings. In: Kamondo B.M., Kariuki J.G., Luvanda A.M. Muturi G.M. and Ochieng D, 2016. (eds). Guideline on Production, Distribution and Use of Improved Melia Seed and Seedlings in the Drylands of Kenya. KEFRI, Kenya. Pp 33-35

Kariuki J., Kamondo B., Muchiri D., Kigwa B., Auka S. and Ochieng D. 2016. Transplanting and Management of Improved Melia in the Field. In: Kamondo B.M., Kariuki J.G., Luvanda A.M. Muturi G.M. and Ochieng D, 2016. (eds). Guideline on Production, Distribution and Use of Improved Melia Seed and Seedlings in the Drylands of Kenya. KEFRI, Kenya pp.

Luvanda A., Ogawa S., Takeda Y., Kariuki J. and Kamondo B. Distribution System of Improved Melia Seed and Seedlings and Capacity Building. In: Kamondo B.M., Kariuki J.G., Luvanda A.M. Muturi G.M. and Ochieng D. 2016. (eds.). Guideline on Production, Distribution and Use of Improved Melia Seed and Seedlings in the Drylands of Kenya. KEFRI, Kenya. Pp.

Kamondo B.M., Kariuki J.G., Luvanda A.M., Muturi G.M. and Ochieng D. 2016 (eds). Guideline on Production, Distribution and Use of Improved Melia Seeds and Seedlings in the Drylands of Kenya. KEFRI, Kenya

Conference Proceedings

Giathi G., Kitheka E., Kiama S., Sheikh M., Bala P., Githiomi J., Oduor N., Mwangi M. and Macharia E. 2016. Tree species composition and diversity in areas of high charcoal production in Kitui County: a case in Ikutha and Mwingi sub-Counties. A presentation at the National Conference on Sustainable Land Management held in Nakuru County. 1st – 4th June 2016, Nakuru.

Odee D.W. and Cavers S. 2016. Genetic Resource protection in neglected tropical forests. The value of dryland forest trees. TROPICAL Ecology and Society Reconciling Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), 19-23, June, 2016, Le Corum, Montpellier, France.

Odee D.W., Makatiani E., Gitu J, Were J. Oduor C, Esitubi M., Gicheru J., Ochieng J. 2016. A comparative assessment of cultural ecosystem services provision in three protected East African rainforests using photoseries analysis. TROPICAL Ecology and Society Reconciling Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity. 53rd Annual Meeting of the Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), 19-23, Juin, 2016, Le Corum, Montpellier, France.

Odee D.W. 2016. An overview of Research and Development Activities by the Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI). Conference paper/Presentation at the 5th National Science Week, National Commission for Science, Technology and Innovation (NACOSTI), 16th – 20th May 2016, Kenyatta International Convention Centre (KICC), Nairobi Kenya.

Oduor N. 2016. Charcoal industry in Kenya - Available Charcoal Production Technologies for sustainable management and production of charcoal. A paper presented at a sensitization workshop on sustainable charcoal production in Narok County; 4-5 May 2016.

Oduor N. and Kitheka E. 2016. Charcoal Conversion technologies: Options for emission reduction. A presentation at The Biomass Agenda Forum: Practical Avenues for Seizing the Low Carbon Opportunity in Kenya held at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort; 21st - 24th June 2016.

Oduor N. and Kitheka E. 2016. Salt-tolerant Tree Species: Potential Species for Re-afforestation Programme in Turkana. A presentation at the utilization of ground water for Agriculture, Pastoralism and Forestry: achieving Turkana’s potential held at KEFRI Turkana, Lodwar, Turkana County; 1st – 4th August 2016.

Oduor N., Kitheka E. and Onchieku J. 2016. Biomass Technology Overview in Counties. A presentation at The Biomass Agenda Forum: Practical Avenues for Seizing the Low Carbon Opportunity in Kenya held at the Lake Naivasha Sopa Resort; 21st – 24th June 2016.

Wanjiku J., Chagala-Odera E., Mukolwe M. and Karanja M. 2016. Building Capacity in Participatory Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Environmental Conservation. 2nd Dekut International Conference on Science, Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, 2nd - 4th November, 2016, Dedan Kimathi University of Technology, Nyeri, Kenya.

Policy Briefs and Documents

Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 2016. Lake Victoria Basin Eco-Region Research Programme 2015 - 2018. KEFRI, Maseno, Kenya.

Kenya Forestry Research Institute. 2016. National Forest products Research Programme 2016 - 2018. KEFRI, Karura, Kenya.

Cheboiwo J.K. 2016. Development of Framework for payment of ecosystems services: Moiben River in Chrerangany watersheds, WaTER Project Reports.

Kimondo J.M. and scientists at Karura 2016. National Forest Products Research Programme 2016-2018. KEFRI, Nairobi. 50pp.

Technical Notes and Research Notes

Carsan S., Wekesa L. and Koech G. 2016. Tamarind value chain development for enhanced biodiversity conservation and livelihoods in East Africa. In World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF).

Hyvönen P., Haakana H., Muchiri M.N., Muga M., Bekuta B.K., Kimondo J.M., Mbithi D.M., Ngugi J., Nduati P.N., Karega S., Kinyanjui M. and Ojuang F. 2016 (compilers). Field Manual for Tree Volume and Biomass Modelling. Improving Capacity in Forest Resources Assessment in Kenya (IC-FRA). Nairobi. http://kefri.org/wp-content/uploads/PDF/Publications/FM_Biomass.pdf

Machua J., Jimu L., Njuguna J., Wingfield M.J., E. Mwenje and Roux J. 2016. First report of Teratosphaeria gauchensis causing stem canker of Eucalyptus in Kenya (2016).

Mbuvi M.T.E., Wekesa L., Wekesa W. Leley N., Ntabo M. A. Eshitera, M. Karangi, L. Cheruiyot, P. Manyala, Okeyo M., M. Sheikh, K. Kihara, Muchiri M., Ongugo P., Kala A. and Owuor B. 2016. Capability Map Growing High Value Tree Species in the Coast Region of Kenya: A guide for Framers, Forest Managers, Extension Agents and Investors. Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) and Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development Departments of Physical Planning.

Wekesa L. 2016. Promoting Entrepreneurship Development in Non-Timber Forest Products Industry.

Guidelines, Manuals and Extension Materials

Cheboiwo J.K., Cherono F. and Kipsat, J. 2016. Understanding Markets for tree products in Kenya. Key goods and price trends. Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 30 April-June 2016 pp 5-10.

Cheboiwo J.K. and Kipsat, J. 2016. Diversified tree products in the East and Central Africa economy. Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 30 April-June 2016 pp 19-22.

Cheboiwo J.K. and Vanndenabeele J. 2016. Trends and opportunities in forestry development in East Africa. In: Miti The Tree Business Magazine for Africa Issue No. 29 January-March 2016. pp 5-8

Gachathi F.N., Mbuvi M.T.E., Wekesa L., Chemuku W. and Leley N. 2016. A Field Guide to Valuable Trees and Shrubs of Kaya Mudzi Muvya Forest in Kilifi County, Kenya. Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI).

KEFRI 2016. Training Notes for Distributors of Improved Melia volensii Seeds and Seedlings (Compiled and Edited by Kariuki J., Angaine P. and Kamondo B.).

Kimondo J.M., Oduor N. M., Kamondo B.M. and Ochieng D.O. 2016. (eds.). Commercialization of Non-Wood Forest Products through linking to SMEs and Community Groups. KEFRI, Kenya. 30Pp.

Muga M. and Chikamai B.N. 2016. Gums and Resins Production and Trade. In Miti Magazine, Kenya..

Odee D.W. 2016. Combatting illegal logging in East Africa. New ways to tackle an old crime. SWARA Magazine, July-September 2016, Issue, pp 29-33.

Wekesa L. and Sylivia Mwalewa. Growing Casuarina at the Kenyan Coast keeps being popular. In: Miti: The Tree Farmers Magazine for Africa by Better Globe. No. April to June 2016.

Wekesa L. Mukau: the wonder tree for greening drylands and income generation. In: Miti: The Tree Farmers Magazine for Africa by Better Globe.

Course Reports

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Karanja M. and Ochieng D. 2016. Participatory Natural Resources Management Course Evaluation: Report. June 2016. KEFRI.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Karanja M., Ochieng D. and Okello R. 2016. 15th Participatory Natural Resources Management Course, 6th – 19th March 2016.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Karanja M., Okello R. and Ochieng D. 2016. 2nd Policies and Practices for Climate Change Adaptation Course (PP4CCAC), 25th January – 14th February 2016. KEFRI/UNDP.

Mukolwe M.O. 2016. Challenges and opportunities for sustainable management of natural resources: An Overview. Paper presented during the 2nd Policies and practices for climate change adaptation course (2nd PP4CCAC) Course, held from 25th January to 14th February 2016. KEFRI, Muguga.

Mukolwe M.O. 2016. Challenges and opportunities for sustainable management of natural resources: An Overview. Paper presented during the 1st Policies and practices for climate change adaptation course (1st PP4CCAC) Course, held from 21st September to 11th October 2015. KEFRI, Muguga.

Others

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Akombo R., Njigoya J., Furukawa M. and Ngugi J. 2016. Follow-Up Visit of Third Country Training Programme: Adaptation to Climate Change in Africa through Social Forestry: Report. 15th May to 26th May 2016.

Mukolwe M., Wanjiku J., Njoroge J.M., Ongere, A.O., Rukungu, J.C. and Gondo A.M. 2016. Country Specific Training on: Development of Drought Tolerant Trees for Adaptation to Climate Change in Drylands of Kenya: Japan Report, 18th June to 17th July 2016.

Theses

Mukolwe M.O. 2016. Assessment of Institutional Capacity on Adoption of Forest Innovation in Kenya. PhD Thesis in Natural Resources Management. Egerton University. Kenya.

Muthike G. 2016. Optimization of on-farm machine design parameters for eco-efficient timber sawing based on empirical approach. PhD Thesis, JKUAT.

KEFRI Publications 2017

Journal papers

Ndung’u Stephen M. and Kimiti Jacinta M. 2017. Effect of Moisture Content and Temperature on Viability and Longevity of Cordia sinensis Lam. Seeds. Journal of Resources Development and Management www.iiste.org. ISSN 2422-8397 An International Peer-reviewed Journal. Vol.28: 14 - 19.


Kagombe J.K., Mbuvi M.T.E. and Cheboiwo J.K. 2017. Role of Devolved Governance in Enhancing Incentives in Participatory Forest Management in Kenya. Journal of Environment and Earth Science 7(2): 12 – 16. ISSN 2224-3216 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0948 (Online)


Muthike G. and Githiomi J. 2017. Review of the Wood Industry in Kenya; Technology Development, Challenges and Opportunities. International Journal of Research Studies in Agricultural Sciences (IJRSAS) 3 (10): 45-52. ISSN No. (Online) 2454–6224 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.20431/2454-6224.03010005.


Othim Roxventa and Owuor Benjamin. 2017. Exclusion of Community Forest Associations in Decision Making and Its Impact on Forest Condition: Case Study Of Mt. Elgon and Cherangany Ecosystems. Indian Forester, 143 (9): 834-839, 2017. http://www.indianforester.co.in. ISSN No. 0019-4816 (Print). ISSN No. 2321-094X (Online)


Wekesaa C., Maranga E.K., Kirui B.K., Muturi G.M. and Gathara M. 2017. Interactions between native tree species and environmental variables along forest edge-interior gradient in fragmented forest patches of Taita Hills, Kenya. Forest Ecology and Management 409 (2018) 789–798


Wekesa C., Otuoma J., Ongugo P., Muturi G. and Ochieng D. 2017. Background Information. Chapter 1. In: Ochieng’ D., Luvanda A., Wekesa C., Mbuvi M.T.E and Ndalilo L. (eds) September 2017. Biodiversity Status of Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Kenya. pp 1 – 7.


Wekesa C., Otuoma J., Ngugi J. and Muturi G.. 2017. Floristic Composition and Structure of Arabuko Sokoke Forest. Chapter 2. In: Ochieng’ D., Luvanda A., Wekesa C., Mbuvi M.T.E and Ndalilo L. (eds) September 2017. Biodiversity Status of Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Kenya. pp 8 – 14.

KEFRI Publications 2018

Journals Papers

Maua J.O., Tsingalia, Mugastia H. and, Cheboiwo, J. 2018. Species Diversity and Utilization of Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) by Households Adjacent to South Nandi Forest, Kenya. Journal of Natural Sciences Research. Vol.8, No.20: 50 – 65. ISSN 2224-3186 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0921 (Online)


Maua J.O., Tsingalia, Mugastia H. and, Cheboiwo, J. 2018. Socioeconomic Factors Influencing Dependence of Households on Non-Timber Forest Products in South Nandi Forest, Kenya. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development Vol. 9, No. 14: 105 – 113. ISSN 2222-1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2855 (Online)


Oeba V.O., Chang Jwok Otor S., Kung’u J.B., Muchiri M.N. and Mahamane L. 2018. Soil Carbon Sequestration Differentials among Key Forest Plantation Species in Kenya: Promising Opportunities for Sustainable Development Mechanism. Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries 2018; 7(3): 65-74. doi: 10.11648/j.aff.20180703.11. ISSN:2328-563X (Print); ISSN:2328-5648 (Online)


Ndung’u Stephen M. and Kimiti Jacinta M. Effect of Moisture Content and Temperature on Viability and Longevity of Cordia sinensis Lam. Seeds. Journal of Resources Development and Management www.iiste.org. ISSN 2422-8397 An International Peer-reviewed Journal. Vol.28, 2017. 14 - 19.


Cheboiwo J.K. Mutta D. Kiprop J. and Gattama S. 2018. Public Private Partnerships Opportunities for Forestry Sector Development in Kenya: Synthesis of Primary and Secondary Production Actors, and Trade. Journal of Environment and Earth Science 8 (1): 47 – 69. ISSN 2224-3216 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0948 (Online)


Cheboiwo J.K., Nasroun T.H., Mwamakimbullah R., Kyeyune R.K. and Mutaganda A. 2018. Public Private Partnership (PPP) in Forest Sector in Eastern Africa. Synthesis of Primary and Secondary Production Actors, and Trade. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development 9 (2): 43 – 58. ISSN 2222-1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2855 (Online)


Kagombe J.K., Cheboiwo J.K., Gichu A., Handa C., and Wamboi J. 2018. Payment for Environmental Services: Status and Opportunities in Kenya. Journal of Resources Development and Management 40: 1 – 13. ISSN 2422-8397


Kagombe J.K., Kungu J., Mugendi D., Cheboiwo J.K. 2018. Evaluating the Willingness to Pay for Watershed Protection in Ndaka-ini Dam, Muranga County, Kenya. Civil and Environmental Research 10(1): 1 – 16. ISSN 2224-5790 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0514 (Online)


Nadir, W.S., Othieno, O.C., Kebeney, J.S (2018). Nutrient Dynamics in Eucalyptus Plantations of Different Ages before and during Intercropping. International Journal of Plant & Soil Science, 22(1): 1-13. DOI: 10.9734/IJPSS/2018/38388


Robinson L.W. and Kagombe J. 2018. Institutional linkages and landscape governance systems: the case of Mt. Marsabit, Kenya. Ecology and Society 23(1): 27. https://doi.org/10.5751/ES-09933-230127


Cheboiwo J.K. Mutta D. Kiprop J. and Gattama S. 2018. Public Private Partnerships Opportunities for Forestry Sector Development in Kenya: Synthesis of Primary and Secondary Production Actors, and Trade. Journal of Environment and Earth Science 8 (1): 47 – 69. ISSN 2224-3216 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0948 (Online)


Nadir, W.S, & Ng’etich, K. W (2018). Effects of water soluble polyphenols in Eucalyptus grandis trees and their effects on crops and soil water repellency. Allelopathy Journal. 44 (1): 79-92. DOI: 10.26651/allelo.j./2018-44-1-1154

Conference papers

Contribution of Forestry Research to Sustainable Development: Proceedings of 5th KEFRI Scientific Conference. 17 – 19 April 2018 at KEFRI Headqurters Muguga


Muturi Gabriel M. Overview of the Project on Development of Drought Tolerant Trees for Adaptation to Climate Change in Drylands of Kenya. In: Ochieng D., Kamondo B. and Muturi G.M. 2018. (eds). Proceedings of International Conference on ‘Project on Development of Drought Tolerant Trees for Adaptation to Climate Change in Drylands of Kenya’ held at KEFRI Muguga 13 -16 February 2017. KEFRI, Kenya. pp 14 – 20.


Kariuki J. G. and Muchiri D. Selection of Plus Trees of Melia volkensii and establishment of clonal seed orchards in Kitui and Kibwezi. In: Ochieng D., Kamondo B. and Muturi G.M. 2018. (eds). Proceedings of International Conference on ‘Project on Development of Drought Tolerant Trees for Adaptation to Climate Change in Drylands of Kenya’ held at KEFRI Muguga 13 -16 February 2017. KEFRI, Kenya. pp 21 - 28


Kariuki J.G. and Hisaya Miyashita. Range-wide Progeny Trials of Melia volkensii and their implications in genetic Improvement of the Species. pp 29 – 40.

Omondi S.F., Machua J., Gicheru J., Michinari Matsushita and So Hanaoka. Identification of Melia volkensii elite trees through microsatellite markers fingerprinting pp 43 – 48.

Omondi S.F., Machua J., Gicheru J., Michinari Matsushita and Hanaoka So. Genetic diversity of remnant populations of Melia volkensii in Kenya: Implication for conservation and tree improvement. pp 49 – 55.

Omondi S.F., Machua J., Muturi G., Gicheru J., Michinari Matsushita and So Hanaoka. Genetic diversity and structure of Acacia tortilis population in Kenya. pp 56 – 65.

Muchiri D.K., Gyokusen K., Gotoh E., Tsuyama M., Sakuta K., and Muturi G.M. Mechanisms of drought tolerance in Melia volkensii . pp 66 – 74.

Kamondo B.M., Kyalo E., Oganda P., Matsushita M. and Ingutia C. Status of seed production in Melia volkensii clonal orchards. pp 75 – 86.

Ndufa J.K. and Miyashita Hisaya. Preliminary results variation in growth and wood properties of Melia volkensii clones in the drylands of Kenya. pp 90 – 95.

Oduor Nellie and Miyashita Hisaya. Evaluation of some wood properties of Melia volkensii. pp 96 – 104.

Ndufa James K., Hisaya Miyashita, Bernard Kigwa, Samuel Auka, G. Muturi. Estimating biomass and carbon stocks of Melia volkensii plantation in drylands Landscapes of Kenya. pp 106 – 116.

Luvanda, A.M., Musyoki, J.K. and Takeda, Y. Melia volkensii Enterprises for enhanced livelihoods in semi-arid areas in Kenya. pp 117 – 128.

Luvanda A.M., Musyoki J.K., Takeda, Y. Mwalewa, S.U., Kyalo E. and Ong’anda P.O. Distribution System for Improved Melia volkensii seed and seedlings. pp 129 – 144.

Njoroge, J.N., Luvanda A.M. and Mwalewa, S.U. Farmer Forestry Field School Model in promotion of Improved Melia seed and seedlings. pp 145 – 152.

Bernard K. Kigwa, James K. Ndufa, David K. Muchiri and Gabriel M. Muturi. Preliminary results of Melia volkensii spacing and pruning trial in the dry areas of Kenya. pp 153 – 158.

KEFRI Publications 2019

Journal papers

Kitheka E., Kimiti J., Oduor N., Mutinda J.W., Ingutia C. and Githiomi J. Factors Influencing Adoption of Biomass Energy Conservation Technologies in Selected Areas of Kitui County, Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering A 8 (2019) 70-81. doi:10.17265/2162-5298/2019.02.003

Luvanda A.M., Kamau C.N., Uchi S.M., Bala P., and Okeyo M.M. 2019. Domestication of Terminalia brownii Among Smallholder Farmers in Eastern Kenya: A Double Hurdle Approach. Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development. 10(16): 61 – 69. www.iiste.org ISSN 2222-1700 (Paper) ISSN 2222-2855 (Online) DOI: 10.7176/JESD

Maua J. O., Tsingalia H. Mugatsia and Cheboiwo J. (2019). Economic value of non-timber forest products utilized by the households adjacent to the South Nandi forest reserve in Kenya. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 83 (4): 368-391. https://doi.org/10.1080/00128325.2019.1660037

Maua J. O., Tsingalia H. Mugatsia, Cheboiwo J. and Odee D. (2019). Population structure and regeneration status of woody species in a remnant tropical forest: A case study of South Nandi forest, Kenya. Global Ecology and Conservation. (2019). doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/ j.gecco.2019.e00820. © 2019 Published by Elsevier B.V.. Received Date: 3 June 2019 Revised Date: 15 October 2019 Accepted Date: 16 October 2019

Musingo Tito E. Mbuvi, Kungu J.B., Gachathi F.N., Wekesa C. Nereoh Leley and Muthini J.M. (2019). Annonated checklist of plant species of Loita Forest (Entim e Naimina Enkiyio Forest or the forest of the lost child), Narok County, Kenya. Research Article. International Journal of Advanced Research in Biological Sciences (2019). 6(3): 54-110. ISSN: 2348-8069 www.ijarbs.com DOI: 10.22192/ijarbs Coden: IJARQG(USA). DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.22192/ijarbs.2019.06.03.006

Oduor N., Kitheka E., Ingutia C., Nyamai N., Kimwemwe J. and Juma Kevin. (2019). Quality and Emission Analysis of Charcoal from Various Species of Wood Using Improved Carbonization Technologies in Kenya. Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering A 8 (2019) 16-25 doi:10.17265/2162-5298/2019.01.002

Okeyo M.M., Obwoyere G.O., Makanji D.L., Njuguna J.W., Omondi Jackline A. (2019). Fungal Diseases Attacking Floral Phenology of Terminalia brownii in Drylands, Kenya. 2019. Poplar 203: 5-11. www.ilfe.org. UDC: 582.776.7:632.4(676.2)

Wekesa L., Mwalewa S., Muema K., Muthini J., Riziki P., Mukirae P. and Menya C. (2019). An Economic Assessment of Woodlots for Smallholder Farms in the Coast Region of Kenya, East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal. 83 (1): 1-12. https://doi.org/10.1080/00128325.2018.1532694 . Published online: 02 Jul 2019.

KEFRI Publications 2020

Journal papers

Jaoko V., Clauvis Nji Tizi Taning, Backx S., Mulatya J., Van den Abeele J., Magomere T., Olubayo F., Sven Mangelinckx, Werbrouck S.P.O. and Smagghe G. 2020. The Phytochemical Composition of Melia volkensii and Its Potential for Insect Pest Management. Review. Plants 2020. 9: 143 – 155. doi:10.3390/plants9020143 www.mdpi.com/journal/plants Received: 31 December 2019; Accepted: 20 January 2020; Published: 22 January 2020

Mbuvi, M.T.E., Musyoki, J.K., and Ndalilo, L.A. (2020). Forest Management Teams, a Citizenship Paradigm Analysis through Influence and Importance Factors; Experience from Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Kenya. Open Journal of Forestry 10: 81-109. https://doi.org/10.4236/ojf.2020.101007

Owino J.O , Kemboi J.J, Mwenje P, Ibuya KC, Enyang G.A., Emanikor F.E., Wachira J.M., Kibor F.J., LooyanB.E., Eremon M.E., Lomor R.L., Long’or M.E., Ejore E.I., Ateyo S.N., Ekiru W.E., Ekal F., Long’ura M.E., Lokato F.E., Lodung’ C.E., Ngare M.I., Lomulen Z.E. and Muturi G. (2020). Ecological assessment of performance of tree species used in rehabilitating degraded areas of Turkana County, Kenya. Academia Journal Environmental Science 8(4): 064-070, April 2020. DOI: 10.15413/ajes.2020.0104 ISSN: 2315-778X Accepted 14th February 2020. Published April, 2020.

Jaoko V. , Clauvis Nji Tizi Taning, Backx S., Mulatya J., Van den Abeele J., Magomere T., Olubayo F., Sven Mangelinckx, Werbrouck S.P.O. and Smagghe G. 2020. The Phytochemical Composition of Melia volkensii and Its Potential for Insect Pest Management. Review. Plants 2020. 9: 143 – 155. doi:10.3390/plants9020143

Wondafrash M., Slippers B., Nambazimana A., Kayumba I., Nibouche S., van der Lingen S., Asfaw B.A., Jenya H., Mutitu E.K ., Makowe I.A., Chungu D., Kiwuso P., Kulimushi E., Razafindrakotomamonjy A., Bosu P.P., Sookar P. and Hurley B.P. 2020. Distribution and genetic diversity of five invasive pests of Eucalyptus in sub-Saharan Africa. Biological Invasions. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-020-02250-4 . 17 pages. Received: 12 April 2019 / Accepted: 21 March 2020

Gachie P.K. , Koech E.K., Njung’e J.T., Simons A.J. 2020. Trees on Farm Domestication Level, Opportunities and Challenges: A Case Study of Prunus africana in Western Kenya. International Journal of Food Science and Agriculture, 2020, 4(2), 156-165. DOI: 10.26855/ijfsa.2020.06.007

Kagombe J., Kiama S.M. and Kungu J.B. 2020. Land Cover Mapping and Change Analysis in Tropical Humid-highlands: Case of Ndakaini Water Reservoir in Central Kenya. Journal of Natural Sciences Research. Vol.10 No.8: 13 – 27.

Koech C.K. 2020. Household Factors Affecting the Implementation of Forest Conservation Strategies: A Case of South Nandi Forest, Nandi County, Kenya. Open Journal of Social Sciences, 2020, 8, 125-144. DOI: 10.4236/jss.2020.86012 Jun. 10, 2020 125

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summary List of publications as it appears on significant achievements and impact during 30 years of research and development 1986-2016. This list is updated every year with publications appearing in KEFRI Annual Report and Record of Research.
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