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Chadwick Bironga
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Chadwick Bironga

Chadwick Bironga is an Assistant Research Scientist - Economist/Socio-Economist based at KMFRI’s Lake Turkana Station. He holds a BSc in Economics and Statistics from the University of Nairobi and is finalizing on his thesis for a Master of Economics at the same university.

He is also a Research and Innovation Fellow 2021 at the University of Nairobi’s C4D Innovation Hub.

Conferences and workshops

  • Mikoko Project Initial Workshop: Conservation and resilience of Kenya’s mangrove forests held from 11th to 13th September, 2019 by the Embassy of France.
  • Sixth International Interdisciplinary Conference (IIC6) held from 4th to 6th September 2019 at the University of Eldoret.
  • Ninth Great Lakes of the World (GLOW9) Conference held from 5th to 7th August, 2019 in Kisumu, Kenya.
  • Inland Water Monitoring and Ecosystem Management Workshop and Training held from 24th June to 1st July, 2019 at the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) Headquarters.
  • Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held from 26th to 28th November, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Lake Turkana National Parks Area Management Plan National Working Group workshop held from 27th to 29th November, 2017 in Nanyuki, Kenya by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).
  1. ResearchGate: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chadwick-Bironga
  2. Orcid: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7715-7936
  3. OceanExpert: https://oceanexpert.org/expert/34259
  4. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/chadwick-bironga-b8388a52/
KMFRI Lake Turkana Station
Fresh Water Systems and Socioeconomics
Economics • Food Systems and Sustainability Analysis and Modelling • GIS Earth Observation and Mapping • Statistical programming and coding • Database programming and archiving • IT Systems Support • Policy Formulation
• Fisheries • Socioeconomics • Food Security and Food Systems Analysis • Value Chain development and Market Analysis
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chadbironga@outlook.com, cbironga@kmfri.go.ke
  • BSc Economics and Statistics, University of Nairobi, Kenya
  • Ongoing Masters of Economics, University of Nairobi, Kenya

Committees and other Responsibilities

  • He is a coordinator of Internal Seminars for the Directorate of Freshwater Systems
  • He is a member of KMFRI’s HIV Infections and Non-Communicable Diseases Committee
  • A Board Member for the Asante Africa Foundation, an organisation that seeks to educate and empower the next generation of change agents in Africa’s marginalized and underserved communities.

Projects

  • Turkana County Fisheries, Aquaculture and Blue Economy Policy 2021
  • Socio-economic Factors determining Goat Meat and Fish End-Market Trends in Kenya’s ASALs under the Kenya Climate Smart Agriculture Project (KCSAP) 2021
  • Mikoko Project: Conservation and resilience of Kenya’s mangrove forests 2019, a project by the Embassy of France and the French Research Institute for Development (IRD)
  • The Lake Turkana National Parks Area Management Plan 2018 by the Kenya Wildlife Services

Short Courses and other Trainings

  • Climate Governance, Diplomacy and Negotiations at the African Group of Negotiators Expert Support (AGNES) April – May, 2020
  • Tsinghua University Global Summer School, 2020
  • GIS Digital and Mobile Data Collection for Earth Observation in Monitoring the Environment offered by Makerere University, 2021
  • Certification on Inland Water Monitoring and Ecosystem Management, East African Great Lakes and Urban Ecology, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2019

Conferences and workshops

  • Maritime Investments and Trade Facilitation Workshop for Promotion of the Blue Economy in the Lake Turkana Basin, May 2021 by Kenya Maritime Authority (KMA)
  • The African Research Network for Sustainable Marine Aquaculture (AFRIMAQUA) workshop towards sustainable marine aquaculture in Africa: the cases of Kenya, Tanzania, and Namibia in May 2021
  • The Fourth Kenya Institute of Public Policy and Research Analysis (KIPPRA) Annual Regional Conference in June 2021
  • National Consultations to strengthen Knowledge on Environmental Pressures across borders by the Marine Spatial Planning Roadmap in October 2020
  • The First Eastern Africa Bioeconomy Conference in November 2020
  • Sixth International Interdisciplinary Conference (IIC6) held from 4thto 6th September 2019 at the University of Eldoret.
  • Ninth Great Lakes of the World (GLOW9) Conference held from 5thto 7th August, 2019 in Kisumu, Kenya.
  • Inland Water Monitoring and Ecosystem Management Workshop and Training held from 24thJune to 1st July, 2019 at the Tanzania Fisheries Research Institute (TAFIRI) Headquarters.
  • Sustainable Blue Economy Conference held from 26thto 28th November, 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya.
  • Lake Turkana National Parks Area Management Plan National Working Group workshop held from 27thto 29th November, 2017 in Nanyuki, Kenya by the Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS).

  • Henry CB, Mulanda CA, Njiru J (2019) Ovarian Development of the Penaeid Shrimp Penaeus Indicus (Decapoda): A Case for the Indian Ocean Coastal Waters of Kilifi Creek, Kenya. Fish Aqua J 10: 262. doi:10.4172/2150-3508.10002
  • Keyombe, J. L., Malala, J. O., Obiero, M. O., Olilo, C. O., & Bironga, C. H. (2021, June 18). Have Innovative Technologies Reduced Fish Post Harvest Losses in Lake Turkana? Case Study of the Polyethylene Solar Dryer. International Journal of Aquatic Science.