DR. CECILIA NYAWIRA RITHO

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DR. CECILIA NYAWIRA RITHO
Designation
SENIOR LECTURER
name

DR. CECILIA NYAWIRA RITHO

category
Academic
email
critho@uonbi.ac.ke
Qualifications

1999 - 2005 PhD thesis (University of Nairobi)

1991 - 1994 University of Manitoba, Canada PhD course work specializing in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources

1977 - 1979 University of Nairobi, MSc. Agricultural Economics

1974 - 1977 University of Nairobi, BSc. Agriculture

1973 East African Advanced Certificate of Education (EAACE) THREE principals (A, A and E) and ONE subsidiary pass level.

1971 East African Certificate of Education (EACE) - 1st Division, 11 points

Specialization

Dr Ritho is a Lecturer at the Department of Agricultural Economics specializing in Resource Economics.  She obtained her PhD from the University of Nairobi in 2005.  She did her PhD coursework at the University of Manitoba, Canada, specializing in Environmental Economics and Natural Resources.  Since obtaining her PhD, she has supervised many PhD and MSc students both at the Department and in other universities.  Dr Ritho currently teaches Econometrics to MSc and PhD students at the Faculty of Agriculture.  She is also currently the socioe-conomist in a project funded by ASARECA and another one funded by CHE. Dr Ritho’s research interests are in natural resource management.

Research Interests

Economics of Natural and Environmental Resources in sustainable livelihoods, Urban Farming in urban management and livelihoods, Environmental Valuation and Gender issues in sustainable resource use.