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PhD Alumni - Dr. Jane Nyakang'o

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In 2015, CASELAP graduated the first PhD candidate, Dr. Jane Nyakang'o who, having successfully completed the PhD Programme in Environmental Policy, was in December 2015, awarded a Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) degree, by the University of Nairobi.

Bio Profile for Dr. Jane Nyakang'o

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Education:

High School – Alliance Girls; BSc. (Chemistry) - Kenyatta University; MSc. (Environmental Science & Technology) with distinction– IHE-Delft, Netherlands; MBA (Strategic Management) – University of Nairobi; PhD (Environmental Policy) – University of Nairobi

Professional:

Position: Managing Director, Kenya National Cleaner Production Centre (KNCPC)

Work experience: 20 years’ experience working with the UN organisations, national and EAC countries on sustainable consumption and production and in particular, green industry, climate change, pollution prevention, environmental policy, sustainable financing and resource efficiency.

Research interests: Enabling policies and technologies for pollution prevention, low carbon development, wastewater, solid waste, and sustainable financing

Publications:

(1) Nyakang’o, J.B. and van Bruggen, J.J.A. (1999). Combination of a well functioning constructed wetland with a pleasing landscape design in Nairobi, Kenya. Wat. Sci. Tech. Vol.40, No. 33, pp 249-256. Elsevier Sc. Ltd

(2). Nyakang’o, J., Agwata, J., & Oguge, N.O.  (2015). Ecological innovation for effluent pollution prevention in the sugar industry in Nyando Basin, Kenya. Manuscript submitted for publication

(3). Nyakang’o, J., Oguge, N.O. and Agwata, J. (2015). Ecological innovation for effluent pollution prevention in the sugar industry in Nyando Basin, Kenya. Manuscript under preparation

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