ARBEC 2022

The Aquatic Resources and
Blue Economy Conference (ARBEC), will be held in Kisumu, 
Kenya, in November 2022 

Important conference dates

15th July, 2022 - Abstract submission

28th Nov - 1st Dec 2022 - Conference date

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Kenya Aquatica

KCSAP Project

Beatrice Njeri Obegi

Beatrice Njeri Obegi

Beatrice has worked in Both Marine and Freshwater Systems. She has an MSc. In Marine Ecosystem Based Management and Climate Change from Vietnam and a BSc. Degree in Environmental Science from Egerton University.  She has worked as a Laboratory Technologist for more than ten years. She worked in many projects such as KBP, Marine Park Environmental Monitoring e.t.c.. She has published eight research papers and written many proposals. She has several collaborations with Kisii University, Egerton University and Catholic University of Eastern Africa. She is a Member of SIL (International Society of Limnology). She is currently undertaking her PhD program in Limnology at Kisii University.


  • Monitoring of environmental status of Lake Naivasha
  • Developing research proposals
  • Publishing research articles
  • Conducting ecological research both individual & participatory
  • Disseminating Research findings
  • Working on zooplankton and phytoplankton's
  • Research on water quality
  • Lake Naivasha monitoring project, Fish catch and stock assessment
  • Collecting climatic Change data
  • Pollution monitoring
  • Nutrients, trace metals. Primary productivity analysis.
  • Searching donor funding
  • Students Supervision
KMFRI Naivasha
Freshwater Systems
Environmental Science
Environmental & Aquatic Sciences, Chemical Oceanography & Limnology, Climate Change Scenarios, , Aquaculture, Socio-economics, Sustainability Sciences, Ecology, Data Analysis
  • PhD student in Kisii University (On-going)
  • Marine resource-based management and climate change ( Nha Trang University,    Vietnam)
  • Environmental Science ( Second Class Honours Upper division Egerton University)
  • Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (Mombasa Technical Training institute)
  • Craft Science Laboratory Technology(Mombasa Technical Training institute)

  • Obegi, B. N.,Ogendi, G. M., Omondi, R., Siriba, B. J.,Morara, G. N., Rindoria, N. M., & Orina, P. (2021). Characteristic Relationships between Phosphorous Accrual, Ecosystem Aspects and Water Level Fluctuations in Tropical Lakes: Naivasha Ramsar Site, Kenya. Journal Journal of Geoscience and Environment Protection, 2021, 9, 53-67
  • B. N. Obegi I. Sarfo G. N. Morara· P. Boera E. Waithaka · A. Mutie (2020)Bio?economic modeling of fishing activities in Kenya: the case of Lake Naivasha Ramsar site: Journal of Bioeconomics (2020) 22:15–31
  • B. N. Obegi (2018) impacts of blue carbon trading in gazi bay, Mombasa ( American Scientific Research Journal for Engineering, Technology, and Sciences (ASRJETS) ISSN (Print) 2313-4410, ISSN (Online) 2313-4402 © Global Society of Scientific Research and Researcher
  • George N. Morara | James M. Njiru | Albert M. Getabu| Reuben Omondi |Ruth Lewo | Beatrice Obegi | Raymond Mwangata (January (2021) `Illegal unregulated and Unreported fishing: Methods and increasing trends in Lake Naivasha, Kenya`,(January 2020),PP.1-10.doi:101111/Ire.12341
  • James Last Keyombe, Waithaka E and Obegi B. Length–weight relationship and condition factor of Clarias gariepinus in Lake Naivasha, Kenya, International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2015; 2(6): 382-385
  • Waithaka E, Mugo J, Obegi B. and James Last. Socio-economics of the re-introduced Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Naivasha (Kenya), International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2015; 2(5): 142-146
  • Waithaka E, Boera P, Obegi B, Mutie A, Morara G, Loki P, Nyamweya C., Aura MC, Outa N.O.(2020) The Impacts of Co-Management Towards Sustainable Development and Utilization of Fisheries Resources in Lake Naivasha, Kenya Poult Fish Wildl Sci, Vol.8 Iss.1 No:209