Olilo
Casianes
Casianes Olilo
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• Identification and authentication of critical fish breeding and nursery areas using geographical information systems (GPS) in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya
• Using buoys for the demarcation of critical habitats of fish breeding and nursery areas in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya
• Involving the participation of Beach Management Units (BMUs) in the monitoring, surveillance and control of fishing in protected critical habitats of fish breeding and nursery areas in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya
• Data collection, analysis, synthesis interpretation, evaluation and reports of protected critical habitats of fish breeding and nursery areas in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters and Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya
• Budgeting on fisheries activities at the Centre
• Coordination of fisheries research and report writing activities at the Centre
• Coordination of Health of People Project and Lake Victoria Basin (HOPE LVB) project activities at the centre
• Coordination of Environment Liaison Centre International Lake Victoria the Conservation and policy formulation for the Lake edge Counties Policy Formulation and Community Participatory Processes Project in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya
• Report writing on fisheries quarterly Performance Contracting (PC) target reports at the Centre
• Chairing of the Centre’s budget committee deliberations
• A member of Western Indian Ocean Science Association (WIOMSA), East Africa
• A constituent member of Pathfinder International, New York, USA, dealing with the Health of People and Environment Lake Victoria Basin (HOPE-LVB) project, Uganda and Kenya
• An alumni of Egerton University, Kenya
• An alumni of Nairobi University, Kenya
• An International Assessor for Family Planning and Environmental Sustainability Assessment (FPESA) project, Washington, DC. USA
• A member of Population –Environment Research Network (PERN), Washington, DC. USA
• Bsc Biological Sciences, The University of Nairobi, Kenya
• Post Graduate Diploma Fisheries, ITC –Brussels, Belgium
• Msc Environmental Science, Egerton University, Kenya
• PhD candidate Environmental Science, Egerton University, Kenya
• Modelling the Use of Vegetative Filter Strips in protecting critical habitats of Fish breeding and nursery areas against point and non-point sources of pollution in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya;
• Conservation and protection of fish breeding and nursery areas in critical habitats of aquatic ecosystems in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin;
• Sensitization and education of fishing populations on protecting critical habitats of fish breeding and nursery areas in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin;
• Understanding microbial loops, algal, mycological, fish-health pathological and food webs nexus in aquatic ecosystems in critical habitats of fish breeding and nursery areas in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin;
• Understanding the dynamics of fisheries biodiversity, abundance, energetics, biomass and populations dynamics in critical habitats of fish breeding and nursery areas in land-water Eco-tones. satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin;
• Understanding the management challenges in the conservation and protection of fish breeding and nursery areas in critical habitats in relation to human demographics, family planning, climate change and policy issues for environmental sustainability in land-water Eco-tones, satellite lakes, rivers, brackish waters, wetlands and Lake Victoria Basin.
• Babu JM, Sitoki LM, Ogendi GM, Getabu AM, Boera PN, Akunga GN, Nyaundi JK, Njiru JM, Mwayuli A, Olilo C. (2015b) Effects of Point Source Pollution on Water Quality, Phytoplankton Diversity and Abundance in lake Victoria, Kenya. Interl J. Fisheries Aquatic Studies. 2(4): 178-183.
• Babu JM, Getabu AM, Nyaundi K, Jembe D, Boera P, Sitoki L, Mwayuli GA, Omondi RO, Olilo CO (2015a) Phytoplankton distribution and abundance in small water bodies of the Lake Victoria Basin of Kenya Internl J Fisheries Aquatic Studies 2(6): 166-169.
• Olilo CO, Muia AW, Onyando JO, Moturi WN, Ombui P, Shivoga WA (2016) Understanding the interaction between dynamics of Escherichia coli genetic diversity, physiology and vegetative filter strips in overland flows and soil habitats (Springer Press).
• Olilo CO, Muia AW, Moturi WN, Onyando JO, Amber FR (2016) The Current state of Knowledge on the Interaction of E coli within Vegetative Filter Strips as a Sustainable Best Management Practice to Reduce Fecal Pathogen Loading into Surface Waters. Energ. Ecol Environ DOI: 10.1007/s40974-016-0026-7
• Olilo CO, Onyando JO, Moturi WN, Muia AW, Amber FR, Ogari ZF, Ombui PN, Shivoga WA (2016) Composition and design of vegetative filter strips instrumental in improving water quality by mass reduction of suspended sediment, nutrients and Escherichia coli in overland flows in eastern escarpment of Mau Forest, Njoro River Watershed, Kenya Energ. Ecol Environ DOI: 10.1007/s40974-016-0032-9
• Olilo CO, Onyando JO, Moturi WN, Muia AW, Ombui P, Shivoga WA, Roegner AF (2016) Effect of vegetated filter strips on transport and deposition rates of Escherichia coli in overland flow in the eastern escarpments of the Mau Forest, Njoro River Watershed, Kenya. Energ. Ecol Environ Vol 1 (3): 157-182 DOI: 10.1007/s40974-016-006-y
• Olilo CO, Shivoga WA, Kitetu JJ, Agembe S (2014) Effects of Environmental Factors on Dynamics of Cyanobacteria in Lake Baringo, Kenya. Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management. 19 (4): 240-254. DOI: 10.1111/Ire.12074
• Awarded a PhD study research grant by Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) grant by Kenya National Commission of Science and Technology in Dec 2012
• Pathfinder Health of People and Environment Lake Victoria Basin (HOPE LVB) project 2015
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colilo@kmfri.co.ke
olilocasianes@yahoo.com

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Casianes Olilo
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