About Prof. David N. Mungai
PROF. DAVID NGUATHA MUNGAI
BA, MA, PhD (University of Nairobi)
Prof. David Mungai is a graduate of the University of Nairobi with BA in Geography (1976), MA in Geography (1984) and PhD in Agroforestry Meteorology (1993). Prof. Mungai has worked as an Agricultural Research Officer in the Ministry of Agriculture (1977-185). He has also been a Visiting Research Scientist at the World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (CSIRO), Division of Plant Industry, in Australia (Perth Laboratories) and at the Kenya National Cleaner Production Centre. Prof. Mungai has served as the Chairman, Department of Geography and Environmental Studies, Chairman of the Technical Advisory Committee on Environmental Impact Assessment/Audit at the National Environment Management Authority (NEMA), and a member of DFID’s Pathways to Environmental Action in Kenya (PEAK) Advisory Committee (2004-2006). Prof. Mungai works closely with the Global Universities Partnership on Environment and Sustainability (GUPES), Habitat Partner Universities Initiative (HPUI) and Education for Sustainable Development in Africa (ESDA) Programme. He has coordinated the international development of an innovative Master of Science degree programme in Sustainable Urban Development which is being mounted at Nairobi and Kenyatta universities.
Prof. Mungai has published widely in the fields of agricultural meteorology and ecohydrology. He is a NEMA-registered EIA/EA Lead Expert and has carried out numerous environmental impact assessments and audits covering a wide range of development sectors, nationally and in other countries.
Currently, Prof. Mungai is the Deputy Director, Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies.
- Green Belt Movement (GBM)
- Science Initiative Group
- Regional Initiative in Science and Education
- University of Copenhagen
- RISE AFFNET UON Node
- U.S. Department of State
- The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI)
- United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP)
- Graduate School of Frontier Sciencies, University of Tokyo
- The University of Kentucky (UK) USA
- The Nile Project
- Fundacion Mujeres Por Africa
- Kenya Forest Research Institute (KEFRI)
Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace & Environmental Studies (WMI),
College of Agriculture & Veterinary Sciences,
University of Nairobi,
P. O. Box 29053-00625
Tele. No. : +254 20 2506448/0788526473
Physical Location: College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences,
Upper Kabete, off Kapenguria road. View map.
Contact Person: The Director