Kennedy Muthee

Research Associate, Africa Directorate
Center for International Forestry Research and World Agroforestry (CIFOR-ICRAF)

Kennedy Wahome Muthee is a Research Associate working in Sustainable Landscape Governance where he focuses on Ecosystem Based Adaptation. His expertise cuts across climate change mitigation and adaptation and environmental services and has a particular interest in climate change adaptation and mitigation, sustainable development, conservation of the environment, eradication of poverty, and overall improvement of living standards, especially in African context.

Prior to joining ICRAF, Kennedy held various positions in organizations including SEI Africa as a Research Intern, Thinkout Africa leading in Research and Communications, World Vision (Kenya) supporting data quality and data entry for the PM+ project, Africa YMCA supporting communications and youth empowerment projects, and Volunteers For Africa coordinating projects implementation and Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning (MERL) process.

Kennedy holds a Masters in Environmental Science and Bachelors in Environmental Planning and Management both from Kenyatta University. Further, he holds various certifications in Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and Learning (MERL), Information Technology (IT), Remote Sensing (RS) and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) from various institutions.

“I am passionate about working with communities to promote community-led innovations that are cost effective and sustainable at different scales. Through this work, I hope to contribute to ICRAF’s transformative agenda on promoting scientific excellence through promoting research on ecosystem-based adaptation models within and outside farmlands and forests ecosystems, which are economically, socially, and environmentally feasible, and positively contributes towards improving livelihoods.”