Publications

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2013
Gichuki NN, Dennis AU. "Challenges and possibilities of developing ecologically conscious technologies in Africa ." Hekima Review. 2013;(46):148-157.
2012
Dennis AU, Gichuki NN. "Effects of legume-based rotational cropping on rhizobia assemblage in an irrigated rangeland in southern Kenya ." Evironment and Sustainable Development. 2012;4(13):147-158.
2011
Gichuki NN, Ndiwa T, Jackson C, Olivier H. "Status of globally threatened waterbirds in Tana delta, Kenya.". In: Third Biennial Scientific Conference, National Musuems of Kenya, Nairobi. Nairobi, Kenya ; 2011.
2010
and NNH, Gichuki NN. "Effects of plant structure on butterfly diversity in Mt. Marsabit Forest, northern Kenya." African Journal of Ecology. 2010;(48):304-312.
A.A. Ali, Gitau AN, Hassan MA, Gumbe LO, Gichuki NN. "Household solid waste generation and management practices." Waste Management. 2010;(30):1752-1755.
2009
Bosshard A, Reinhard BR, Taylor S, Gichuki NN, Kinuthia WW. "Biodiversity in tropical small scale farms in central Kenya.". In: IFOAM Guide to Biodiversity and Lanscape Quality in Organic Agriculturend. Bonn: International Federation of Organic Farming Movements (IFOAM) ; 2009.
2008
Munyekenye FB, Mwangi EM, Gichuki NN. "Bird Species richness and abundance in different forest types at Kakamega Forest, western Kenya." Ostrich: Journal of African Ornithology. 2008;79(1):37-42.
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Odada EO, Olago DO, Ochola W, M. Ntiba, Wandiga S, Gichuki NN, Oyieke HA. proceedings of the 11th World Lakes Conference, Nairobi, Kenya. Nairobi, Kenya: UNEP/World Lakes Committee; 2005.
Gichuki NN, Matagi S. "South Eastern Rift Valley Lakes of Eastern Africa.". In: Freshwater Ecosregions of Africa and Madagascar. New York: Island Press; 2005.
2004
Terer T, Gichuki NN. "Community drought coping mechanisms, tactics and challenges to sustainable biodiversity management in dry lands with special reference to the Maasai and Turkana peoples of Kenya.". In: Sustainable management of biodiversity in the third millennium and beyond. Dar es Salaam,: University of Dar es Salaam; 2004.
Ndaruga AM, Nderitu GG, Gichuki NN, Wamicha WN. "Impact of water quality on macro-invertebrate assemblages along a tropical stream in Kenya." African Journal of Ecology. 2004;(42):208-216.
Terer T, Nderitu GG, Gichuki NN. "Socio-economic values and traditional strategies of managing wetland resources in lower tana River, Kenya." Hydrobiologica. 2004;(527):3-14.
2003
Gichuki NN, Macharia JM. "Participation of local communities in the management of wetland resources in semi-arid areas: a case study of Magadi area, Kenya.". In: Conserving Biodiversity in Arid Regions. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers; 2003.
Gichuki NN, Macharia JM. "Participation of Local Communities in the Management of Wetlands in Magadi Area, Kenya.". 2003. AbstractParticipation of Local Communities in the Management of Wetlands in Magadi Area, Kenya

Wetlands are lands that are transitional between terrestrial and aquatic systems where the water is usually at or near the surface of the land or land that is covered with shallow water (Cowardin et al. 1979, Roggeri 1995). In the context of dry lands, wetlands are areas that are permanently, seasonally or occasionally water logged with fresh or saline water that supports characteristic animals and plants. In the dry lands of eastern Africa, wetlands cover about 3 percent of the total land area and include shallow lakes and margin s of deep lakes, swamps and marshes found on upper flood plains of major rivers, coastal river flood plains and high mountain peat bogs and tarns (Omoding 1995). These ecosystems support valuable biodiversity, including large numbers of mammals, reptiles, fishes and birds as well as diverse plant communities (Denny 1993). They also provide valuable resources and environmental benefits, such as biomass cropping for livestock pasture, water supply, agriculture, fisheries and subsistence hunting of wildlife that sustain local economies and communities (Shumway 1999).

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Gichuki CM, Gichuki NN. Comparative ecology and morphology of snipes (Family Scolopacidae) in Africa. . Bonn: Bonn Zoological Monographs; 2000.
1999
Gichuki NN. Wetlands: Our common property.; 1999.
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Gichuki CM, Gichuki NN. Wetland birds of Kenya.; 1992.Wetland birds of Kenya
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