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Expert NameMr. Joseph K. Chirchir
TitleResearch Scientist
Division
InstitutionNational Museums of Kenya
CityNairobi
CountryKenya
Telephone254 2 742 131/4
Emailnmk(at)africaonline.co.ke
Work Experience1. Desert Margins Initiative Project (DMP): I have participated in their regional project as a member of National Research Team and Co-ordination Committee. This is a project carried out by nine countries of Africa, Western, Eastern and Southern Africa. It aims at addressing the problem of biodiversity degradation in dryland areas of Kenya through community participation in the management strategies. 2. Medicinal plants and traditional medicine project. This is a research project that I am currently carrying out in Baringo District of Rift Valley province of Kenya. It aims at documentary indigenous knowledge on the use of medicinal plants and traditional medicine.
QualificationsB.Sc., Environmental Socio-Cultural Studies, Kenyatta University, Kenya, 1996
Number of Publications3
Awards
Other Activities1. Member, Forest Action Network, Kenya 2. Member, Society of Ethnobiology 3. Preparation of project proposal 4. Community programmes co-ordinator, Kerio Valley, Rift Valley Province, Kenya
Publications1. Local and botanical names of important Kenyan medicinal plants 2. Kenya's medicinal plants and their importance to human health 3. Traditional medicine project proposal
DisciplineNatural Resource Management
Last updated09/05/2007 17:40:00
 

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