Prof. James Biu Kung’u is the Ag. Principal of Mama Ngina University College and the Interim Executive secretary of African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resources Education (ANAFE). He holds a Ph.D. (Silviculture and Forest Influences) and an MSc (Silviculture and Forest Influences) degree from the University of the Philippines Los Baňos and a Bachelor of Science (Forestry) degree from Moi University, Kenya. He is a Professor of Landscape Restoration and Climate change. He has served before as the Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Administration) and Ag. Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Finance and Development), Director, Global Tourism Resilience and Crisis Management Centre, Dean, School of Environmental Studies and Chairman, Department of Environmental Sciences at Kenyatta University. He has also served as the Chairman of East and Central Africa Regional Network for African Network for Agriculture, Agroforestry and Natural Resource Education, a member of the Inter-university Council of East Africa committee for the theme on Agriculture and Forestry. He has spearheaded the development of a number of international collaborations (MOUs) with many universities in Africa, Europe, Asia and the Americas. He is an external examiner in four Kenyan universities and universities in Sudan, Zambia and Malawi. He has published widely and supervised many PhDs and Masters students. Prof. Kung’u is a member of the African Forestry Forum, Forestry Society of Kenya, Association of East Africa Environmental Impact Assessment, African Network of Tropical Soil Biology and Fertility, and a resource person for the Kenya Commission for University Education.
Prof. James B. Kung’u (PH.D.)
Ag. Principal – Ex- Officio Member and Council Secretary