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Mr. Joseph Hitimana

Dr. Hitimana is the Dean in the School of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources

Other Roles: 

Dean - School of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources


Joseph Hitimana P.O BOX 2030 - 20200, Kericho Email: josephhitimana@kabianga.ac.ke Tel: +254 712313838

Research Interests: 

  1. Forest biology, growth and stability analyses
  2. Silviculture
  3. Agroforestry and Environmental services of trees and forests
  4. Forest Resource assessment (inventory, mensuration and biometrics)
  5. Community-based Natural Resource Planning and Management
  6. Socio-ecological and socio-economic studies in Forestry
  7. Biodiversity conservation

Research & Publications: 

Book Chapter

  1. Joseph Hitimana, James Legilisho Ole Kiyiapi, Pauline Wambui Kibugi, Humphrey Kisioh, Rose Mayienda, Fiesta Warinwa, Philip Lenaiyasa And Daudi Sumba (2011). Challenges of linking socio-economic significance and conservation value of forests In Drylands of Kenya: Case study of Kirisia Forest- Samburu pastoralists coexistence. In:Oscar Grillo & Gianfranco Venora(Editors). Biological Diversity And Sustainable Resource Use (ISBN: 978-953-307-706-2). Chapter 1, Pp. 1-34

Technical Papers

  1. J. Hitimana , J. Ole Kiyiapi, H. Kisioh , F. Warinwa, P. Lenaiyasa , R. Mayienda and D. Sumba. 2009. Participatory ecological assessment of Kirisia forest reserve, Samburu, Kenya. AWF Technical Paper Series, April 2009. African Wildlife Foundation, Nairobi.

Articles in Referred Journals

  1. Festus Mbatha Mutiso, Joshua Cheboiwo, James Legilisho Kiyiapi, Francis K. Sang and Joseph Hitimana (2015). Comparative Study of Sampling Methods for Efficient Diagnosis of Health Status of Selected Natural Forest Ecosystems in Kenya. Journal of Natural Sciences Research 5(2): ISSN 2224-3186 (Paper) ISSN 2225-0921 (Online). www.iiste.org
  2. FM Mutiso, J Hitimana, JL Kiyiapi, FK Sang & E Eboh (2013). Recovery of Kakamega tropical rainforest from anthropogenic disturbances . Journal Of Tropical Forest Science 25(4): 566–576
  3. Balozi B Kirongo, Angela S Mbelase, Kingiri Senelwa, Joseph Hitimana, Lazare Etiegni (2012). Effect of Spacing and Genotype on Height and Diameter Growth of Four Eucalyptus Under Short Rotation. Jurnal Manajemen Hutan Tropika (JMHT), XVIII(1-1):1-9.
  4. Hitimana, J., Kiyiapi, J.L., Njunge, J.T. & Bargerei, R. 2010. Disturbance Indicators and Population Decline of Logged Species in Mt Elgon Forest, Kenya. African Journal of Ecology. 48 (3):699-708
  5. Hitimana, J., Kiyiapi, J.L. & Njunge, J.T. 2004. Forest structure characteristics in disturbed and undisturbed sites of Mt Elgon Moist Lower Montane Forest, western Kenya. For. Ecol. & Man. 194: 269-291.

For more information: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Joseph_Hitimana

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