Maseno University

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Name

Prof. Boniface O. Oindo                                             



Department

Environment Sciences

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Address: Private Bag, Maseno- Kenya
Qualification:
  • BSc (University of Nairobi), 1990
  • Msc (University of Cambridge), 1993
  • PhD (University of East Anglia/John Innes Center, UK), 1998

Ongoing Research:
  1. Effects of seasonal variation in river flow regime on water quality and benthic macroinvertebrates of Mara tributaries, Kenya
  2. Forest fragmentation on tree species richness in the detached portions of Kakamega forest, Kakamega County, Kenya.
  3. Influence of bufferzone regimes towards protection of trees in Kakamega forest, Kakamega County, Kenya.
  4. Effects of rainfall variability on sugarcane production in Mumias sub county, Kakamega County, Kenya
  5. Effects of Artisanal Gold mining on Livelihood and Biophysical Environment in Ikolomani Sub county, Kakamega County, Kenya.
  6. The ‘Flood Disaster Risk Reduction in Bunyala, Busia County, Kenya’


Publications:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  1. Oluoch, W.A., Oindo, B.O. and Abuom, P. (2017), Effects of Locations On- and Off- Epigeal Termitaria on Vegetation Lifeforms in Katolo Sub-Location of Kisumu County, Kenya. Scientific Research Journal V(XII): 74–83.
  2. Oruta, J.N., Oindo, B.O. and Bosire, E. (2017), Relationship between water quality indicators and benthic macroinvertebrate assemblages in the Kuywa River, Kenya. Researchjournali’s Journal of Ecology, 4(1):1–22.
  3. Atieno, J.V., Oindo, B.O. and Bosire, E. (2017), Modeling Household Solid Waste Generation in Urban Estates Using Socio-Economic and Demographic Data, Kisumu City, Kenya. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 5(5):468-477.
  4. Atieno, J.V., Oindo, B.O. and Bosire, E. (2017), Effects of Socio-economic and Demographic Factors on Household Solid Waste Generation in Selected Urban Estates in Kisumu City, Kenya. The international journal of humanities & social studies, 5(3): 29– 38.
  5. Jaoko, J.O., Oindo, B.O. and and Abuom, P. (2016), Factors Influencing Willingness to Recycle E-Waste in Kisumu City Central Business District, Kenya. International Journal of Recent Research in Interdisciplinary Sciences, 3(4): 1–9.
  6. Otuoma J., Anyango B., Ouma G., Okeyo D., Muturi G. M. and Oindo B. (2016) Determinants of aboveground carbon offset additionality in plantation forests in a moist tropical forest in western Kenya. Forest Ecology and Management 365, 61–68.
  7. Mutavi, I., Oindo, B.O. and Bosire, E. (2015), Influence of Plant Species Richness on Rural Livelihoods in Kibwezi District of Makueni County, Kenya. The international journal of humanities & social studies, 3(10): 213– 228.
  8. Mutavi, I., Oindo, B.O. and Bosire, E. (2015), Influence of Water Availability on Food Crop Production in Semi-Arid Areas in Kibwezi District, Makueni County, Kenya. Scholars Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences 3(8B):1332-1343.
  9. Kodiwo, M., Oindo, B.O. and Angawa, F. (2014), Intensity of Farmland Cultivated and Soil Bulk Density in Different Physiographic Units in Nyakach District. IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science, 19(1):86–89.
  10. Kodiwo, M., Oindo, B.O., Angawa, F. and Bosire, K.E. (2014), Effects Of Physiographic Units On The Relationship Between Cropping Frequency And Level Of Soil Erosion In Nyakach District, Kenya. International journal of scientific & technology research, 3(2): 31–37.
  11. Otieno, A.C., Kapiyo, R.A., Oindo, B.O. and Buyinza, M. (2012), Local communities and compliance with the forestry policy: Perspective from South Busoga Central Forest Reserve, Muyage District, Eastern Uganda. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 7(8): 397–408.
  12. Otieno, A.C., Kapiyo, R.A., Oindo, B.O. and Buyinza, M. (2012), Government regulatory system and compliance with forestry policy in South Busoga forest Reserve, Mayuge District, Uganda. Environmental research Journal, 6(4): 293–303.
  13. Kola, M.O., Onyango, G.M.and Oindo, B.O. (2012), The status of public transportation in unplanned suburbs of Kisumu Municipality, Kenya. International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 1(1): 14–34.
  14. Kola, M.O., Onyango, G.M.and Oindo, B.O. (2012), Factors determining land use development in the unplanned suburbs of Kisumu Municipality, Kenya. International Journal of Arts and Commerce, 1(1): 35–57.
  15. Otieno, A.C., Kapiyo, R.A., Oindo, B.O. and Buyinza, M. (2012), Politician and the enforcement of the Uganda forestry policy 2001: Lessons from South Busoga Central Forest Reserve, Mayuge District, Eastern Uganda. Environmental research Journal, 6(3): 217–227.
  16. Otieno, A.C., Kapiyo, R.A., Oindo, B.O. and Buyinza, M. (2012), Uganda National Forestry Authority and enforcement of forestry policy 2001: A case of South Busoga Forest Reserve, Mayuge District, Eastern Uganda. Environmental research Journal, 6(3): 206–216.
  17. Otieno, A.C., Kapiyo, R.A., Oindo, B.O. and Buyinza, M. (2012), Compliance and enforcement of environmental policies on natural resources in Uganda: Perspectives from South Busoga Forest Reserve. Environmental research Journal, 6(2): 81–93.
  18. Maraga, J.N., Kibwage, J.K., Oindo, B.O. and Oyunge, D.O. (2011), Community participation in the project cycle of afforestation projects in River Nyando basin, Kenya. International Journal of Current Research, 3(9): 054–059.
  19. Obure, A.F.X.O, Nyambedha, E.O. and Oindo, B.O. (2011), Interpersonal influences in the scale-up of male circumcision services in a traditionally non-circumcising community in rural western Kenya. Global Journal of Community Psychology Practice, 1(3): 1–11. Website: http://www.gjcpp.org/
  20. Maraga, J.N., Kibwage, J.K. and Oindo, B.O. (2010), Factors determining community participation in afforestation projects in River Nyando basin, Kenya. African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 4(12): 853–859.
  21. Obure, A.F.X.O, Nyambedha, E.O., Oindo, B.O. and Kodero, H.M.N. (2009), Psychosocial factors influencing promotion of male circumcision for HIV prevention in a non- circumcising community in rural western Kenya. The Qualitative Report, 14(4): 666–668.
  22. Oindo, B.O. (2008), Understanding the relationship between environmental energy availability and Bird species richness in Kenya using remote sensing and ancillary data. The Open Remote Sensing Journal 1: 1–6.
  23. Oindo, B.O. (2008), Predicting mammal species richness from remotely sensed data at different spatial scales. The Open Remote Sensing Journal 1: 7–16.
  24. Kibwage, J.K. Netondo, G.W., Odondo, A.J. Oindo, B.O., Momanyi, G.M., and Jinhe, F. (2008), Growth performance of bamboo in tobacco-growing regions in South Nyanza, Kenya. African Journal of Agricultural Research 3(10):716–724.
  25. Oindo, B.O., Skidmore, A.K. and De Salvo P., (2003), Mapping habitat and biological diversity in the Maasai Mara ecosystem.International Journal of Remote Sensing 24(5): 1053–1069.
  26. Oindo, B.O, and Skidmore, A.K. (2002), Interannual variability of NDVI and species richness in Kenya. International Journal of Remote Sensing 23(2): 285–298.
  27. Oindo, B.O, (2002), Predicting mammal species richness and abundance using multi-temporal NDVI. Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing 68(6): 623–629.
  28. Oindo, B.O, (2002), Body size and measurement of species diversity in large grazing mammals, African Journal of Ecology 40: 267–275.
  29. Oindo, B.O, (2002), Patterns of herbivores species richness and current ecoclimatic stability. Biodiversity and Conservation 11:1205–1221.
  30. Oindo, B.O., Skidmore, A.K. and Prins, H.H.T. (2001), Body size and abundance relationship: An index of diversity for herbivores. Biodiversity and Conservation 10: 1923–1931.
  31. Oindo, B.O., deBy R.K., and Skidmore, A.K., (2001), Environmental factors influencing bird species diversity in Kenya, African Journal of Ecology 39(3): 295–301.
  32. Oindo, B.O., deBy R.K., and Skidmore, A.K., (2000), Interannual variability of NDVI and bird species diversity in Kenya, (International Journal of Applied Earth Observation & Geoinformation, Vol. 2-Issue ¾