She has worked in both Marine and freshwater Ecosystems for more than 10 years. She trained in Mombasa Technical Training Institute for a diploma in Analytical Chemistry in 2000 and later in 2013 she was awarded BSc. degree in Environmental Science at Egerton university. In 2018 she has been a warded an MSc honors in Marine Resource based Ecosystem management and climate Change in the university of Nha trang Vietnam. She has worked as a Laboratory Technologist in Chemistry Lab for many years, since 2014 she has been working as an assistance research officer up to current. She has worked in various projects such as Kenya Belgium Project, Marine Park Environmental Monitoring e.t.c., and now working in freshwater ecosystems. She has published three research papers and submitted five research proposals.
- Monitoring of environmental status of Lake Naivasha
- Developing research proposals
- Publishing research articles
- Conducting ecological research both individual & participatory
- Disseminating Research findings
- Working on zooplankton and phytoplankton's
- Research on water quality
- Lake Naivasha monitoring project, Fish catch and stock assessment
- Collecting climatic Change data
- Pollution monitoring
- Nutrients, trace metals. Primary productivity analysis.
- Searching donor funding
INTERNATIONAL SEMINARS/ CONFERENCES
Icra-unesco (2weeks), Participatory Action Research (2002)
- USAID workshop on aquaculture (2014)
- 9th Kessa-Multimedia University of Kenya Joint International Interdisciplinary Conference, June 26 - 28, 2019 at Multimedia University (2019)
- Glow 9: An international Symposium. Emerging frontiers for Africa Great Lakes ,Promoting Blue economy, food Security and Conservation. August 5-7, 2019 Kisumu Kenya
- SEMINAR ON CLIMATE SMART AQUACULTURE
The Role of of Water Recirculating Systems in Sustainable Aquaculture; Dr. Brian Vinci,
Chief of Engineering Services, The Freshwater Institute.
Feed Selection to Mitigate Climate Stressors and Disease; Dr. Wendy Sealey, Research
Physiologist, Bozeman Fish Technology Center, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Vietnamese Aquaculture in a Changing Climate: Case Studies in Mitigation and Adaptation;
Dr. Doug Beard, Chief, National Climate Change and Wildlife Center, U.S. Geological Survey.
- Emerging techniques in Aquaculture and Fisheries Development". By Augustine Arukwe from NorwegianUniversity of Science and Technology
- Analysis on Vietnam Fisheries and Suggestion" by Dr. WATANABE Hidenao.
- Climate Change at Nha Trang University as following.Topic: An overview of the effects of climate change on aquaculture and fisheries
- Influences of Catchment Activities on Water quality Attribute, phytoplankton and zooplankton Characterization in River Malewa and Lake Naivasha Ramsar site, Kenya
- PhD thesis proposal on Heavy Metal Accumulation on Fish(cyprinus carpio) & sediments (hmfs)
- Great Rift Valley Research Proposal (Naivasha Baringo & Turkana)
- Developed Research proposal for my PhD
- A PhD student in Kisii University (On-going)
- Marine resource-based management and climate change ( Nha Trang University, Vietnam)
- Environmental Science ( Second Class Honours Upper division Egerton University)
- Diploma in Analytical Chemistry (Mombasa Technical Training institute)
- Icra-unesco (2weeks), Participatory Action Research
- USAID workshop on aquaculture
- N. Obegi I. Sarfo G. N. Morara· P. Boera E. Waithaka · A. Mutie (2020)Bio?economic modeling of fishing activities in Kenya: the case of Lake Naivasha Ramsar site: Journal of Bioeconomics (2020) 22:15–31 https://doi.org/10.1007/s10818-019-09292-2
- Waithaka E. Boera P. Obegi B. Mutie A Morara G. Loki P. Nyamweya C. Aura MC2, Outa N. The Impacts of Co-Management Towards Sustainable Development and Utilization of Fisheries Resources in Lake Naivasha, Kenya
- Obegi B. (2018) Impacts of Blue Carbon Trading in Gazi, Bay Mombasa
- James Last Keyombe, Waithaka E and Obegi B. Length–weight relationship and condition factor of Clarias gariepinus in Lake Naivasha, Kenya, International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2015; 2(6): 382-385
- Waithaka E, Mugo J, Obegi B. and James Last. Socio-economics of the re-introduced Oreochromis niloticus in Lake Naivasha (Kenya), International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Studies 2015; 2(5): 142-146
- WaithakaE, Priscilla B, Alice M, Anthony N, George M. et al ( 2018) Assessment of Macrophytes Populations in lake Naivasha, Kenya; using GIS and Remote sensing J Environ Pollut Manage 1:202