Charles Mwangi and Charles Mundia, Kenya

FINAL REPORT

STUDENT BIO


Hello, my name is Charles Njehuri Mwangi. I was born and brought up in Nyandarua County, Central Kenya in a farming community.


I went to a local primary school in 1994 and afterwards attended Nyandarua High School for my Secondary education from 2003. Currently i am two months to completing  a Bachelors degree course in Geomatic Engineering and Geospatial Information Systems (GEGIS) at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT).

My future aspirations is to apply the skills gained in the course of my studies and the available resources to enhance the exploitation of our natural resources while protecting the environment for the future generation and thus improve the living standards of our community.


In my free time i like mapping, reading inspiration books, mentoring high school students, participating in community activities, watching movies, listening to music or traveling.


MENTOR BIO
Dr. Charles N. Mundia, Bsc(Hons),  Msc, Phd:
Studied at the Graduate School of Life and Environmental Science, University of Tsukuba, Japan.

                                            
He is the Chairman in the Department of Geomatic Engineering and Geospatial
Information Sci
ence at Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. He specializes in remote Sensing and GIS spatial Analyzes.

His work and career interests are in GIS Spatial analysis, Remote Sensing, Environmental Assessments, Food security and Vulnerability assessments, Climate change.
 






ABOUT OUR RESEARCH


Our research is titled;


"CROP CONDITION MONITORING AND YIELD ESTIMATION FOR FOOD SECURITY: CASE STUDY OF MAIZE IN NYANDARUA COUNTY, CENTRAL KENYA."


The project is aimed at improving food security and sustainable maize production in the region. Since maize is the staple food in Africa, improving its production will greatly enhance food security in the region. In addition to this, monitoring the crop growth and estimating the yields will help in assessing the quantity of food in a country.

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