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Independent experts nominated by country party

Gabriel M. Mailu

First name
Gabriel M.
Last name
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Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
UN languages spoken


Job function
Principal Research Officer
Telephone number
254 2 219 420
Work experience
- 14 years experience in groundwater resources exploration, development and management, mainly in arid and semi-arid areas of Kenya, 1974-1988_x000D_
- 10 years experience in environment and natural resources research programmes which embrace desertification, climate change, biodiversity etc.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
B.Sc., Geology, University of Nairobi, 1974_x000D_
M.Sc., Hydrogeology, University of Nairobi, 1987
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Mailu, G.M., 1992: Impact of rock catchments on water resources of Kitui District, Proceedings of the Second National Conference on Rainwater Catchment Systems in Kenya, Nairobi, pp. 220-231;_x000D_
2. Mailu, G.M., 1992: Impact of groundwater resources utilization on land use in semi-arid environment, Amboseli Area, Kenya: Proceedings of the annual seminar of Kenya Society of Agricultural Engineers, Nairobi;_x000D_
3. Mailu, G.M., 1996: Impact of Palaeoclimate on groundwater in the South Coast of Kenya: Proceedings of the International Conference on Urban Engineering in Asian Cities in the 21st. Century, Bangkok, pp. 20-23;_x000D_
4. Carter, T.R., et al 1994: IPCC Technical Guideline, for Assessing Climate Change Impacts and Adaptation, University College of London and Centre for Global Environmental Research, 59p.;_x000D_
5. Mailu, G.M., 1997: The Impact of Urbanization on groundwater quality in Wajir Town, Kenya: Proceedings of Rabat Symposium S4, IAHS Publ. No. 243, pp. 245-253
Other activities
1. Member, Geological Society of Kenya_x000D_
2. Member, International Association of Hydrogeology_x000D_
3. Member, International Association of Hydrological Sciences_x000D_
4. Member, National UNESCO Committee on Natural Sciences_x000D_
5. Member, American Geophysical Union (AGU)
1. Member of H.R.H. Duke of Edinburgh's Study Conference_x000D_
2. Member of the Board of Governors, Matuu Secondary School
Organisation name
Ministry of Research and Technology
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