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Independent experts nominated by country party

Ruben Sinange

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Other Disciplines
Natural Resource Management
UN languages spoken


Job function
Deputy Director
National Environment Management Authority (NEMA)
Telephone number
254 2 502 223/6
Work experience
- Coordinator National Action Programme (NAP) since 1997 in context of the CCD;_x000D_
- Technical advisor and regional expert in natural resources management for IGAD sub-region during the CCD (INC-D) negotiations;_x000D_
- Expert in natural resources management, assessments and mapping by virtue of my employment, at the Department of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing;_x000D_
- Community initiatives support, sensitization and evolving public awareness strategies;_x000D_
- Development of early warning and food security systems by virtue of my employment.
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
M.Sc., Natural Resources Management, University of Manitoba, 1986_x000D_
B.Sc., Ecology, Biology of Conservation, University of Nairobi, 1975_x000D_
Post Graduate Certificate, Environmental Impact Assessment, Aberdeen, 1997
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Vegetation indicators of land degradation, UNEP Proj. FP/KL/0323/9415_x000D_
2. Ecological monitoring and natural resources mapping for RAP - CCD_x000D_
3. Assessing and mapping desertification, World Atlas on desert, 1992_x000D_
4. A hierarchical approach to vegetation classification in Kenya, Atr.J. Ecol. 27_x000D_
5. Land use and land cover mapping: Use of low level photography. Proceedings of Symposium. Remote Sensing for Resources Development and Environment Management, Enschede, the Netherlands, 1986.
Other activities
1. Member of East African Wildlife Society_x000D_
2. Member of the Interministerial Committee on Environment_x000D_
3. Member of East African Environmental Network
Annual Shell Award to best Graduate in Faculty of Science - 1975
Organisation name
Ministry of Planning and National Development
Organisation street address
Tel: 254-2-609013/27/79 or 0722-749668, 47146
Organisation city
Organisation country