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Prof. Dickson Nyariki

VC

Areas of expertise: Range Management/ Land Economics/ Agriculture

Bio: Prof. Dickson Nyariki is currently the Vice Chancellor at Murang’a University of Technology. His qualifications include Bachelors of Range Management and MSc in Agricultural Economics from University of Nairobi; and Ph.D. in Agricultural Economics from University of Reading, UK.

Publications.

  1. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Gender vulnerability to climate variability and household food insecurity

  2. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Land degradation in the semi-arid environments of Sub-Saharan Africa.

  3. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Pastoral livestock production in Kenya is subject to unpredictable rainfall and drought occurrences.

  4. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Rangelands in semi-arid Kenya have recently witnessed extensive land use changes

  5. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), The Challenges Posed by Ipomoea kituensis and the Grass-Weed Interaction in a reseeded semi-arid environment in Kenya

  6. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), The challenges of rehabilitating denuded patches of a semi-arid environment in Kenya

  7. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Determinants of Household Vulnerability to Food Insecurity: A Case Study of Semi-Arid Districts In Malawi

  8. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), The challenges of rehabilitating denuded patches of a semi-arid environment in Kenya

  9. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Chemical composition, dry matter intake (DMI)

  10. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Different land use types in the semi-arid rangelands of Kenya influence soil properties

  11. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Food poverty among pastoral communities in dryland Kenya

  12. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Dry matter yields and hydrological properties of three perennial grasses of a semi-arid environment in east Africa

  13. Nyariki, Dickson (2002), A Review of African Pastoral Production Systems: Approaches to Their Understanding and Development

  14. Nyariki, Dickson (2015), Competition indices of three perennial grasses used to rehabilitate degraded semi-arid rangelands in Kenya

  15. Nyariki, Dickson (2015), Combining Sustainable Land Management Technologies to Combat Land Degradation and Improve Rural

  16. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Climate factors as determinants of food security in semi-arid Kenya: a longitudinal analysis

  17. Nyariki, Dickson (2004), Common Range, Different Tribes: Explaining Resource Use, Management and Productivity among the Akamba, Orma and Somali in the former Eastern Statelands of Kenya

  18. Nyariki, Dickson (2014), Climate variability, land use and livelihoods in the Rangelands

  19. Nyariki, Dickson (2002), Assessing the potential of camel milk as a livelihood option in the face of climatic and environmental changes in drylands of Keny

  20. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), Assessing socio-ecological change dynamics using local knowledge in the semi- arid lowlands of Baringo District, Kenya1

  21. Nyariki, Dickson (2000), Changing land use systems and socio-economic roles of vegetation in semi-arid Africa The case of the Afar and Tigrai of Ethiopia

  22. Nyariki, Dickson (2004), Desert Margins Program in Kenya: Integrated Socio-Economics Analysis of Benchmark Sites

  23. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), Different land use types in the semi-arid rangelands of Kenya influence soil properties

  24. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), Dry matter yields and hydrological properties of three perennial grasses of a semi-arid environment in east Africa

  25. Nyariki, Dickson (2003), Development of and Policy on the Range and Pastoral Industry with Special Reference to Keny

  26. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), Drought Management Strategies among Agro-Pastoral Communities in Non-Equilibrium Kalahari Ecosystems

  27. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), Constraints of rehabilitating degraded semi-arid lands of Kenya using indigenous perennial grasses

  28. Nyariki, Dickson (2014), Conceptualisation and measurement challenges in modelling pastorilists’ risk and vulnerability instigated by droughts in the group ranches of Kenya

  29. Nyariki, Dickson (2013), Determinants of Household Vulnerability to Food Insecurity: A Case Study of Semi-Arid Districts in Malaw

  30. Nyariki, Dickson (2003), Dry land Farming Economies in Kenya

  31. Nyariki, Dickson (2003), Effect of Acacia tortilis pods on intake, digestibility and nutritive quality of goat diets in southwestern Eritrea

  32. Nyariki, Dickson (2003), Effect of Balanites glabra canopy cover on grass production, organic matter and soil moisture in a southern Kenyan rangelan

  33. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), Ecological, Socio-economic and Livelihood Differentiation of Kenya's Lembus Forest Proximate Communities: The Case of the Tugen and Lembus

  34. Nyariki, Dickson (2004), Dryland Husbandry for Sustainable Development in the Southern Rangelands of Kenya

  35. Nyariki, Dickson (1993), Economic factors affecting the level of beef production from ranching: an example of Kenya's cattle sector

  36. Nyariki, Dickson (2009), Dryland Resource Management Technology Adoption in South–Eastern Kenya: Successes, Opportunities and Challenges

  37. Nyariki, Dickson (2002), Managing Dryland Resources a Manual for Eastern and Southern Africa

  38. Nyariki, Dickson (2012), Factors Influencing Transient Poverty Among Agro-Pastoralists In Semi-Arid Areas of Kenya

  39. Nyariki, Dickson (2012), Effect of land use changes on adaptive strategies for smallholder agro-pastoralists in Keny

  40. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), Farm Size, Modern Technology Adoption, and Efficiency of Small Holdings in Developing Countries: Evidence From Kenya

  41. Nyariki, Dickson (2016), Factors Influencing Pastoral and Agropastoral Household Vulnerability to Food Insecurity in The Drylands Of Kenya: A Case Study Of Kajiado And Makueni County

  42. Nyariki, Dickson (2012), Food poverty among pastoral communities in dryland Kenya

  43. Nyariki, Dickson (2004), Effect of increasing duration of water deprivation on feed intake, feed digestibility and body weight gain of Nganda sheep

  44. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), Gender vulnerability to climate variability and household food insecurity

  45. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), Effects of Selected Routine Husbandry Practices on Growth Rate of Weaned Small East African Goats

  46. Nyariki, Dickson (2003), Feeding value of Acacia tortilis pods in goats

  47. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), Grass reseeding technology as a means of rehabilitating degraded lands and improving livelihoods of agro-pastoral communities in semi-arid Kenya

  48. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), Influence of micro-catchment technology on above ground biomass production and financial returns of range grasses in southern Kenya.

  49. Nyariki, Dickson (2005), Indigenous techniques for assessing and monitoring range resources in East Africa

  50. Nyariki, Dickson (2009), Hydrologic properties of grazed perennial swards in semiarid southeastern Kenya

  51. Nyariki, Dickson (2009), Impacts of policy reforms on the livestock industry in Kenya: The case of the dairy sector

  52. Nyariki, Dickson (2005), Guidelines for Emergency Livestock Off-Take Handbook

  53. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), Improving soil hydrological properties of denuded semi-arid rangeland in southeastern Kenya using reseeding technology

  54. Nyariki, Dickson (2009), Household Data Collection for Socio-Economic Research in Agriculture: Approaches and Challenges in Developing Countrie

  55. Nyariki, Dickson (1997), Household food insecurity in sub-Saharan Africa: lessons from Kenya

  56. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), The challenges of rehabilitating denuded patches of a semi-arid environment in Kenya

  57. Nyariki, Dickson (2002), Levels and causes of household food and nutrition insecurity in dryland Kenya

  58. Nyariki, Dickson (2013), The choice of grass species to combat desertification in semi-arid Kenyan rangelands is greatly influenced by their forage value for livestock

  59. Nyariki, Dickson (2009), Land-Use Change and Livestock Production Challenges in an Integrated System: The Masai-Mara Ecosystem, Kenya

  60. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), The challenges posed by Ipomoea kituensis and the grass-weed interaction in a reseeded semi-arid environment in Kenya

  61. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), Influence of seed bed preparation on morphometric characteristics of Eragrostis superba, Cenchrus ciliaris and Enteropogon macrostachyus in southeastern drylands of Kenya

  62. Nyariki, Dickson (1999), Livestock as Capital and a Tao I for Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Management of Food Insecurity in

  63. Nyariki, Dickson (1999) Influence of settlements on land-use and vegetation in the rangelands of north-eastern Ethiopia

  64. Nyariki, Dickson (2002), Natural Resource Project Flanning and Management

  65. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), TheDesertMarginsProgrammeApproachesinUpscaling Best-BetTechnologiesinAridandSemi-aridLandsinKenya

  66. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), The link between seasonal climatic variability and poverty: A case study of pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in Baringo District, Kenya

  67. Nyariki, Dickson (2002), The Economic Contribution of Copyright-Based Industries in Tanzania

  68. Nyariki, Dickson (2009), The Economic Contribution of Copyright-Based Industries in Kenya

  69. Nyariki, Dickson (2009), The impact of climate variability and extreme weather events on gender: Gender vulnerabilities and adaptation strategies for improved household food security in Malaw

  70. Mbole, Muona Ann; Nyariki, Dickson (2016), The Effects Of Market Intelligence Systems On Sales Revenue Among French Bean Producers: A Case Study Of Ol-Donyo Sabuk, Machakos County, Kenya

  71. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), The DesertMargins Programme Approaches in Upscaling Best-Bet Technologies in Arid and Semi-arid Lands in Kenya

  72. Nyariki, Dickson (2002), A Review of African Pastoral Production Systems: Approaches to Their Understanding and Development

  73. Nyariki, Dickson (2010), Policy and Governance in Natural Resource Management

  74. Nyariki, Dickson (African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 2011), The perfect drought? Constraints limiting Kalahari agro-pastoral communities from coping and adapting

  75. Nyariki, Dickson (Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1999), The performance of Husani dairy goats under water restriction in the arid western lowlands, Eritrea

  76. Nyariki, Dickson (2008), Range use and dynamics in the agropastoral system of southeastern Kenya

  77. Nyariki, Dickson (2014), A“win-win”scenario:theuseofsustainablelandmanagement technologiestoimproverurallivelihoodsandcombatdesertificationin semi-aridlandsinKenya

  78. Nyariki, Dickson (2005), The role of moisture in the successful rehabilitation of denuded patches in semi-arid lands of Kenya

  79. Nyariki, Dickson (2011), Seedbed preparation influence on morphometric characteristics of perennial grasses of a semi-arid rangeland in Kenya

  80. Nyariki, Dickson (2001), The botanical and chemical composition, intake and digestibility of local sheep

  81. Nyariki, Dickson (2013), The role of drought among agro-pastoral communities in a semi-arid environment: The case of Botswana

  82. Nyariki, Dickson (2011) seasonal energy extraction patterns by agropastoral herds in semiarid south-eastern Kenya

  83. Nyariki, Dickson (2005), Habitat utilization patterns and feeding interaction of free ranging agropastoral herds

  84. Nyariki, Dickson (2003) The use of sociological methods to assess land-use change: A case study of Lambwe valley, Kenya

  85. Nyariki, Dickson (2000), Technical innovation and farm productivity growth in dry land Africa: The effects of structural adjustment on smallholders Kenya

  86. Nyariki, Dickson (2008), The influence of price, in view of macro-economic policy change and a set of other factors, on herd off-take rates from ranches in Kenya

  87. Nyariki, Dickson (2008) The improvement of the welfare of inhabitants of arid and semi-arid lands

  88. Nyariki, Dickson (1997), Resource availability and productivity, farmer efficiency, and household food security in semi-arid Kenya

  89. Nyariki, Dickson (2014), Technologies for the management of natural resources in the drylands of South Eastern Kenya: success, opportunities and challenges

  90. Nyariki, Dickson (2005), Tsetse control and land use change in Lambwe valley, south-western Kenya

  91. Nyariki, Dickson (2015) Resource availability and productivity, farmer efficiency, and household food security in semi-arid Kenya

  92. Nyariki, Dickson (2015) The role of Camel milk in pastoral livelihoods in Kenya: contribution to household diet income

  93. Nyariki, Dickson (2012) Trasient Poverty among pastoral households in the semi-arid lowland of Baringo district, Kenya

  94. Nyariki, Dickson (1998) The Role of Livestock as Capital and in Ex-ante and Ex-post Management of Food Insecurity in Sub-Saharan Africa: The Case of Agropastoralists in South-East Kenya

  95. Nyariki, Dickson (2001) The Socio-Economics, Culture and Ecology of Bee-Keeping Among the Akamba Community of Southern Kenya.

  96. Nyariki, Dickson (2004) Short Communication: Chemical composition and feed value of spiny and spineless cacti (opuntia) to livestock

  97. Nyariki, Dickson (2002) Pastoral production system

  98. Nyariki, Dickson (2004), Training Manual for Community Animal Health Workers / Paravets in Ethiopia, Kenya, Sudan and uganda

  99. Nyariki, Dickson (2001) Writing as a tool for social science research and for marketing knowledge.

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