Dr Patrick Gicheru

Kenya Agricultural and Livestock Research Organisation (KALRO), Kenya

Email: patrick.gicheru@kalro.org

Member of the Scientific Advisory Committee and Author of the SCOPE Rapid Assessment Project on the Benefits of Soil Carbon

Biography

Patrick T. Gicheru is a Senior Principal Research Scientist and holds a PhD in land and water management. He is the Director of The National Agricultural Research Laboratories of Kenya Agricultural Research Institute.  He has extensive experience in natural resource management with a bias in sustainable land management and environmental impacts on agricultural land use spanning over 25 years. His current research focuses on land and water management linking it with natural resource management and land use planning. Also of late, he has been involved with issues related to Green Water credits and payment of environmental services, land degradation, climatic change and how they impact on carbon stocks nationally and internationally.