Range Resource Economics
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The section aims at  building  knowledge and understanding of dryland production systems and underlying ecological processes.  To achieve this , this section is focusing in training professionals and retooling dryland managers with appropriate scientific knowledge and skills required implement sustainable and environment friendly technologies and practices to meet secure livelihoods for the drylands people, as well as, make dryland ecosystems to continue to play a significant role in the national, regional and global economy

Head of Range Management Section

Dr. Moses M. Nyangito

BSc (Egerton University), MSC (UoN), PhD (UoN)

Current  head of Range Management section  and Associate Professor, Dept of Land Resources Mgt and Agric. Technology Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi  have over 15 years successful experience in providing expertise in Animal Resource Ecology and Rangeland Management, and Agricultural related sectors for sustainable development and Training at University level. I am a self-driven, dynamic, and results-oriented expert with high aptitude for performance. Read more
Range Economics


Prof. Dickson Nyariki


Currently the Vice Chancellor at Murang’a University of Technology.A Professor in the Department  of  Land Resources Management and Agricultural Technologies, University of Nairobi and the former Deputy Vice Chancellor, Administration and HRM, South Eastern Kenya University (SEKU).  Completed Bachelor of  Range Management 1983  and Msc in Agricultural Economics 1990  from University of  Nairobi.

Former Deputy Principal (Administration and Finance): South Eastern University College,  Regional Cordinator IGAD, Chairman, Department of Range Management , College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences.Read More

Mr. Charles Ikutwa

A senior Technologist in the department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural technology of the University of Nairobi. He is trained in Range Management from Egerton University and has attended several short courses local and International on rural and dryland development issues.Read More
Projects ongoing and past
  • Making the best of climate – Adapting agriculture to climate variability
  • Creating Wealth For Smallholder Farmers In Arid Areas Of Kenya: The Case of Mukau (Melia Volkensii)
Degree courses  or units
 Possible career opportunities (Additional
  • National and International Research Organization
  • Government Ministries a and Departments
  • Teaching in Environmental/Natural Training Resources
  • Consultancy firms
  • Self Employment
Year No View List Of Students
2014 84 View
2013 52 View
2012 45 View
2011 43 View
2010 14 View
2009 21 View
2008 9 View