Dr. Musingo Tito Edward Mbuvi

Kenya Forestry Research Institute, Kenya



2019 Ph.D., Department of Environmental Sciences, Kenyatta University,Kenya

1999 M.Sc., Department of Agricultural Extension and Rural Development, University of Reading, England

1989 B.Sc., Department of Botany and Zoology, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Publications (Selected)

  1. Mbuvi, M.T.E., Ndalilo, L., Matiku, P., Munguti, S. and Odera, G. (2020) Yearning for an Apple: The Changing Life of the Tana River Delta Communities in Kenya and Implications on Livelihoods and Conservation of Natural Resources. Natural Resources, 11, 446-472.
  2. John Mwendwa Mugambi, Jane Kagendo, Mulaha Kweyu, Musingo Tito Edward Mbuvi. (2020) Influence of Community Forest Association Activities on Dryland Resources Management: Case of Kibwezi Forest in Kenya. International Journal of Natural Resource Ecology and Management. Vol. 5, No. 3, 2020, pp. 119-128.
  3. Maria Fungomeli, Marcus Cianciaruso, Piero Zannini, Anthony Githitho, Fabrizio Frascaroli, Bernerd Fulanda, Staline Kibet, Martin Wiemers, Musingo Tito Mbuvi, Paul Matiku & Alessandro Chiarucci (2020): Woody plant species diversity of the coastal forests of Kenya: filling in knowledge gaps in a biodiversity hotspot, Plant Biosystems - An International Journal Dealing with all Aspects of Plant Biology.
  4. Mbuvi, M. T. E., Musyoki, J. K. & Ndalilo, L. A. (2020). Forest Management Teams, a Citizenship Paradigm Analysis through Influence and Importance Factors; Experience from Arabuko Sokoke Forest, Kenya. Open Journal of Forestry, 10, 81-109.
  5. Mbuvi, M. T. E. and Kungu, J. B. (2019) Institutional Factors Influencing Decentralised Forest Governance: Policy Makers’ Perspectives and Future Trends Environmental Policy and Law. 49(4-5) 264-276.
  6. Mbuvi M. T. E., Ndalilo, L. & Cheboiwo J. (2018) Challenges to Actualization of Decentralization Forest Management Functions: Experiences and Lessons on Devolving Forestry Management Functions in Kenya Public Policy and Administration Research. 8;10, 1-9.
  7. Joram K. Kagombe MTE Mbuvi and J. K. Cheboiwo (2017) Role of Devolved Governance in Enhancing Incentives in Participatory Forest Management in Kenya Journal of Environment and Earth Science. 7 1-5.
  8. Chemuku W., Nereoh L., Maranga, E., Bernard Kirui, B., Muturi, G., Mbuvi M. T. E. and Chikamai, B. (2016) Effects of Forest Disturbance on Vegetation Structure and Above-Ground Carbon in Three Isolated Forest Patches of Taita Hills Open Journal of Forestry. 6, 142-161.
  9. Nilufar M., S. I. Mohammad, M. T. E. Mbuvi, B. O. Owuor. P. O. Ongugo and M, A. Syed (2014) Group inequality and environmental sustainability: Insights 7 from Bangladesh and Kenyan forest commons. Sustainability. 6, 1462-1488.
  10. Musingo Tito E. Mbuvi (1997), Women have an Edge over Men on Traditional Medical Practice (TMPc) Knowledge: The Assumption versus the Field Situation. Journal for Ethnomedicine Special issue 11: 97-102.
  11. Kamondo B., Muturi, G., Mbuvi M.T.E. Ochieng D, Wekesa C, Riziki, M., Akinyi L., Malonza, P. K., Ogwaka B., Mulwa R. K and Marahaba D. M. (2020) (eds.) Biodiversity status of Buda forest Kenya. A KEFRI and Base Titanium Publication. Nairobi Kenya.
  12. Ochieng D., Luvanda A., Wekesa C., Mbuvi M. T. E. and Ndalilo L, (2017) (eds.) Biodiversity status of Arabuko Sokoke forest Kenya. A KEFRI, World Bank, GEF, KCDP Publication. Nairobi Kenya.
  13. Mbuvi, M. T. E. L. Wekesa, W. Wekesa. N. Leley, M. Ntabo, A. Eshitera, M. Karangi, L. Cheruiyot, P. Manyala, M. Okeyo, M. Sheikh, K. Kihara, M. Muchriri, P. Ongugo, A. Kala and B. Owuor (2016) Capability Map Growing High Value Tree Species in the Coast Region of Kenya: A guide for Framers, Forest Managers, Extension Agents and Investors. Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) and Ministry of Land, Housing and Urban Development Departments of Physical Planning.