Fridah Munyi


• Social Policy analysis.

• Monitoring and Evaluation.

• Project design and coordination.

• Socio-Economics data collection.

• Data compilation, analysis using (SPSS, MINITAB, STATA and SAS) and reporting.

• Analysis of the legal and policy framework relevant to different projects.

• Proposal writing.

• Internal Quality Auditor.

• Interns supervision.
• Member Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA).

• Member Red Cross Society of Kenya.

• Member Evaluation Society of Kenya
• Master of Science in Social Policy Analysis. Katholieke University (Leuven, Belgium) and CEPS/INSTEAD, (Luxembourg).

• Bachelor of Arts (Economics & Sociology) University of Nairobi, College of Humanities and Social Sciences.

• Post graduate certificate in Scientific Methods (Edinburgh Napier University, United Kingdom).
• Preparation of the Ecological risk assessment report for the Malindi-Ungwana Bay fishery.

• Development of the Malindi-Ungwana Bay Management Plan.

• Monitoring and evaluation of seaweed farming in the south coast of Kenya under the Kenya Coastal Development Project(KCDP) funded by the World Bank and Global Enviroment Facility (GEF).

• Conducting a gender analysis survey along the Mombasa-Mariakani highway in preparation for the construction of the dual carriage by the Kenya National Highway Authority(KENHA).

• External evaluation of `Delivering for young mothers project` funded by the Euroupean Union.

• Social Impact Assessments for various projects in the framework of Kenya Coastal Development Project(KCDP) funded by the World Bank and Global Enviroment Facility (GEF).

• Development of the Marine News newsletter under the product development working group Kenya Marine and Fisheries Research Institute.

• Involved in the coordination of the Swahili Seas project on “Socio-Economic valuation of mangrove resources” which aided in generation of necessary knowledge on the value and use of mangrove goods and services in selected coastal communities. The resultant product has been accreditation in the voluntary market in October 2011 ( for Mikoko pamoja (MPP) project under the Plan Vivo scheme. MPP is a small scale carbon feasibility project in the South Coast of Kenya and the first REDD+ project in Kenya.

• Capacity building at Gazi bay under the Mangrove Assessment, Restoration and Valuation (CAMARV). My task was carrying out collaborative research with both domestic and international interdisciplinary research teams.

• Conducted an analysis of the policy and legal frameworks of the national legislations for the project on the use of Peri-Urban mangrove forest as filters and potential phytoremediators of domestic sewage in East Africa (PUMPSEA).This investigation made it possible to implement the PUMPSEA project through a wider interpretation of the existing policies and legislation for managing different sectors in Kenya
• Okuku, E.O., Bouillon, S., Ochiewo, J., Munyi, F., Kiteresi,L.I, & Tole., M. 2015. The impacts of hydropower development on rural livelihood sustenance. International Journal of Water Resources Development . DOI:10.1080/07900627.2015.1056297.

• Huxham, M., Emerton, L., Kairo, J., Munyi, F., Abdirizak, H., Muriuki, T., Nunan, F, & Briers, A.R. 2015. Applying Climate Compatible Development and economic valuation to coastal management: A case study of Kenya's mangrove forests. Journal of Environmental Management 157, 168-181.

• Mirera, O. D., Ochiewo, J. & Munyi, F. 2014. Social and economic implications of small-scale mud crab (Scylla serrata) aquaculture: the case of organised community groups. Aquaculture International, 22, 1499–1514.

• Munyi, F., Munga, C., Ochiewo,O., Kimanga, F.,Waiyaki, E. & Fondo, E. 2014. Socio-economic assessment of spear gun fishing in Kenyan marine artisanal fisheries: The case of Msambweni and Vanga fish landing sites, South coast Kenya(Manuscript).

• Mirera, O. D., Ochiewo, J., Munyi, F. & Muriuki, T. 2013. Heredity Or Traditional Knowledge: Fishing Tactics And Dynamics Of Artisanal Mangrove Crab (Scylla Serrata) Fishery. Ocean & Coastal Management, 84, 119-129.

• Kimani, E., Ochiewo, J., Munga, C., Munyi, F. Baseline survey on socio-economic benefits of artisanal tuna fishery in the coast of East Africa – Kenya. WWF 2013: Technical Report.

• Ochiewo, J., de La Torre-Castro, M., Muthama, C., Munyi, F., Nthuta, J. M. 2010. The socio-economics features of the sea cucumbers fishery in the southern coast of Kenya. Ocean & Coastal Management, 53:192-202.

• Ochiewo, J., Muthama, C., Angwenyi , R., Munyi, F., Nthuta, J. M.The social and economic dimensions of the Malindi-Ungwana Bay fishery. KMFRI 2008. Technical Report.

• Munyi, F., Nthuta, J. M., Muthama, C., Angwenyi , R. The social and economic dimensions of destructive fishing activities in the south coast of Kenya. WIOMSA 2008:Technical Report.
Competitive Research Grants: As a consortium of institutions we won a Marine and Coastal Science for Management (MASMA) programme Award from the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association(WIOMSA)to implement a project titled “Responses of Biological Productivity and Fisheries to Changes in Atmospheric and Oceanographic Conditions in the Upwelling Region Associated With the East African Coastal Current”.

Consultancy services as the lead external evaluator to conduct an external evaluation of `Delivering for young mothers project` implemented by St. Lukes Mission Hospital in partnership with German Foundation for World Population (DSW) and Women Fighting AIDS in Kenya (WOFAK) funded by the Euroupean Union.

Fellowship award by the Netherlands Government (NFP/TP-fellowship) for the course on Climate change governance: adaptation and mitigation as institutional change processes.

Scholarship award from CEPS/INSTEAD, the Luxembourg Social Science Research Centre to undertake an International Msc in Social Policy Analysis (IMPALLA).

Competitive Research Grants: Won a Marine Research Grant I (MARG I) from the Western Indian Ocean Marine Science Association (WIOMSA)to implement a project entitled “The social and economic dimensions of destructive fishing activities in the south coast of Kenya”.

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