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Patrick MBATARU

Onglets principaux

 

mbataru.patrick@ku.ac.ke

Research Themes

 Urban mutation
 Middle class economies
 Land mutation
 Food security

Education

  2005-2008: Doctor of Philosophy in Rural Development: The University of Toulouse, le Mirail, France. Thesis title:  Economic Strategies of Stakeholders after reforms in a Market Chain: The case of Coffee Value in Nyeri, Kenya.
  2004-2005: Masters of Development (space, society and economy): Dissertation title: Social and Economic impact of reforms in a Value Chain: the case of coffee Production in Nyeri, Kenya, University of Toulouse, Le Mirail.
  1986-1989: Bachelor of Philosophy: Urbanian University, Rome.

Projects

 2007- 2008: CIRAD, Coffee agro-systems and Certification project ( objective: preparing coffee farmers for the certification projects in central Kenya).
 2012- 2014: IFRA, Factors Influencing food Insecurity in the E A highlands. (Objective: Finding out the factors influencing food production, access and nutrition in central Kenya).
 2012- 2013: LAM-CREPAO:  The middle classes in Africa. (Ojective: Profiling the economy of the  rising middle class in Kenya).

Publications    

 Mbataru P. Kiruthu F, (2014):  “ Globalization  and conflict in central Kenya,” research on humanities  and social sciences. Vol 4, no 19.
 Mbataru P,(2011):  “Horizontal Diversification in an Agribusiness: the case of the Post Coffee  Economy in Nyeri ”, (forthcoming). Journal of Africa Agriculture.

 Mbataru P. (2010):  “The Coffee Crisis: old interests, new interests and illusions of Development,” Bonn: LAP Publishers. (see Amazon books).
 Mbataru P. (2010) :  «  Inertie de la société civile, vacuité des politiques agricoles, CETRI.
 Charlery B. et. Mbataru P, (2009) “ Les Fondement Économiques de la Guerre du Café au Kenya »  in Les Etudes Rurales. Paris : Editions EHESS.
 Mbataru P, (2008): “Feminisation of the post –coffee society:  Economic Strategies   of Women in Nyeri after the coffee crisis, ”  in Les Etudes Rurales. Paris: Editions EHESS.

Reports

 2003: Evaluation  of the community based hospital insurance scheme in Nyeri Kenya.
 2007: Evaluation of the community based hospital  insurance scheme in Muranga, kenya
 2010: Ex-ante impact assessmentnt of Voi- Arusha Road, Kenya.
 2010: Ex- ante impact assessment of Kibwezi- Isiolo Road, Kenya.
 2013: Impact assessment on land around Lake Albert oil fields, Uganda (ongoing, not available).

Employment/Research/Fellowships                               

YEAR

INSTITUTION

LEVEL

AREA

2013

Nanjing University, China

Visiting lecturer

Real estate economics, food security and agriculture in Africa

2010-current

Kenyatta University

Lecturer

Food Security, International Trade, Project Management, Agriculture and Wealth creation. Global Agrifood Chains and food systems

2002-Current

French Institute For research in Africa

Research Associate

Food security, Land transformation ( urban and rural), Middle class economy

2008-10

CIRAD/ICRAF

Project Communication Manager

Small Scale Coffee Value  Modernising Project

2007-10

Jomo Kenyatta University

Lecturer

Innovation,  History of Development

2010-11

CIRAD/ICRAF

Consultant

Value Chain Upgrading

2010-11

EGIS- BCM

Consultant

Social-Economic Impact Assessment: Infrastructure

2005-Current

Destination-Business ( Paris)

Consultant

Training and preparing  direct foreign investors for Africa

1994-2001

St Augustine's Teachers College

Lecturer

Commerce/ teaching methodology

 

 

           

 

 

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