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Name: Joseph Onjala, PhD



Biographical Information

   Date of Birth:   15th August 1961. Profession: Environmental and Resource
    Economics Researcher with special interest in Development issues. Work Experience:
       16 years.

   Mailing Address: Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi, Post Office
    Box 30197, Nairobi. Tel: +254-2-247968, 8562617(H) Fax: +254-2-222036. Mobile: 0733
    600009; 0721 794 650; E-mail: jonjala@uonbi.ac.ke; onjalajosef@yahoo.com

   Main Academic and Professional Interests: Resource and Environmental Management
    (Economics); Water and Energy Policy Analysis; Industry, Trade Issues, and Development
    and Growth Economics.

   Position from August 1993 to date: Research Fellow at the Institute for Development
    Studies, University of Nairobi. Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable.

   Current Teaching:
       o Research Foundations (Master of Arts Core Course, Institute for Development
          Studies);
       o Resource and Environmental Management, Development Studies (Master of Arts
          Course, Institute for Development Studies);
       o Environmental Economics (Fourth Year Undergraduate, School of Economics,
          University of Nairobi).

Formal Education

    October 1998-January 2002
    PhD, 2002; Roskilde University (Denmark)
    Department of Environment, Technology and Social Studies, PhD Dissertation entitled:
    Managing Water Scarcity in Kenya: Industrial Response to Tariffs and Regulatory
    Enforcement.

    May/June 1997
    Goteborg University (Sweden)
    PhD Coursework
    School of Economics and Commercial Law: Graduated from the 1997 PhD coursework in
    Environmental Economics in the Swedish PhD curriculum.




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   1990-1992
   University of Nairobi (Kenya)
   Master of Arts [Economics]. Thesis: Macroeconomic modelling on Energy-Economy
   Interactions in Kenya.

   1995-1988
   University of Nairobi
   Bachelor of Arts (Economics). Upper 2nd Class Honours degree in Economics.


Training Courses

May, 2000
  "Natural Resource Accounting" by Environmental Economics Network for Eastern and
  Southern Africa (EENESA) and Resource Accounting Network for Eastern and Southern
  Africa (RANESA) for one week in Pretoria, South Africa.

December, 1999
   "Natural Resource Accounting" by Environmental Economics Network for Eastern and
   Southern Africa (EENESA) and Resource Accounting Network for Eastern and Southern
   Africa (RANESA) for one week in Swakopmund, Namibia.

November/December 1998
  "Advanced Methods in Economic Valuation of Environmental Resources" held at
  CATIE, Turrialba, Costa Rica 23 Nov - 4 Dec, 1998.

October, 1995
   "Research Methodology" at a Workshop organised by African Economic Research
   Consortium [AERC] in Nairobi - Kenya.

July 1993
    "Teaching of Environmental Economics" by United Nations University
    (WIDER)/University of Malta, for two weeks in Valleta, Malta. Certificate in Teaching of
    Resource and Environmental Economics.


Previous Employment

   December 1990-Sept 1993: Worked with Ministry of Energy (Nairobi) as Economist I.
   Responsible for Energy Sector Planning, Preparation of Project Briefs for Funding and
   Drafting the energy chapter in the National Development Plan.




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On-going Consultancy/Research Activities:


   March, 2006: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Preparation of the
    5th Human Development Report for Kenya 2006. Human Security and Human Development,
    2006.

   From June 2004: Household Demand and Welfare Implications of Urban Water Pricing
    in Kenya. Funded by African Economic Research Consortium (AERC).

   June, 2005: Beyond The Water’s Edge: The Relative Power of Community in
    Madagascar, Kenya, India, Israel, and the United States. A Water Research Project with
    Dr. Richard Marcus, University of Alabama-USA.

Selected Tasks/ Consultancies Completed

   January, 2006: Organisational Development of Kenya Ports Authority and
    Dockworkers Union. Fagligt Internationalt Center (FIC), Denmark.

   February, 2006: “Case studies: vulnerable fisheries in the context of the WTO’s NAMA
    negotiations” Norwegian Church Association (NCA), Norway.

   October, 2005: Leather Sector Value Chain Analysis for United Nations Industrial
    Development Programme (UNIDO).

   November, 2005: Integrated Assessment and Planning for the Energy Sector in Kenya.
    Contracted by Kenya Institute of Public Policy and Research (UNEP/KIPPRA).

   October, 2005: “Implications of Liberalization of Markets for Non-Agricultural
    Products in Kenya”. Final Report. This study was commissioned by several Kenyan civil
    society organizations working on issues related to global and regional trade agreements,
    i.e. EcoNews Africa, Kenya Women Workers Organisation (KEWWO), Kenya Human
    Rights Commission, Kenya National Federation of Agricultural Producers (KNFAP),
    Christians for a Just Society (CFJS).

   June, 2005: United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) – Preparation of the
    4th Human Development Report for Kenya 2004. Industrialization and Human Development,
    2004/2005 (Co-Team Leader).

   October 2004: A Study on Cost Benefit Analysis of Various Crops grown in the Mara
    River Basin, Narok and Bomet Districts in Kenya. For by World Wide Fund (WWF)
    for Nature, East African Regional Office in Nairobi.

   May, 2003: United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO).
    Productive Capacity Initiative in the Industrial Sector.




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   June, 2003: Winrock International/ African Rural Policy Analysts Network: Aids and
    Agriculture in Kenya.


Selected Research and Publications

Book Chapters

   "Economic Growth and Development in Kenya Since Independence" in Ng'ethe N. and
    W. Owino W. (eds) (2000). From Sessional Paper No.10 to Structural Adjustment:
    Towards Indigenising the Policy Debate. The Regal Press Kenya.

   “Industrial Water Management in Kenya: Towards Appropriate Institutional
    Arrangement” forthcoming in a book on Water Management in East African Towns by
    IFRA.

   “Land and Water Management Policy in Kenya” forthcoming in a book on Land and Water
    Management in East Africa by IFRA.


Journal Articles

   "Towards Industrial Water Management in Kenya: Loopholes in the Existing
    Institutional Arrangement." Ny Verden, July 2002. Centre for Development Research,
    Copenhagen.

   "Ranking Environmental Services in Different Countries" Sri Lankan Journal of
    Agricultural Economics, Volume 4. Part 1, Pp.73-93. (co-authors: B.Olsson, P.Birungi,
    S.Huda, G.R. Motlaleng, T. Sterner). 2002.

   “Bridging the Urban Waters- Public or Commercial? Early Lessons from Institutional
    Changes in Kenya” Water Policy Journal, (forthcoming), 2005.

Working Papers

   “Firm Compliance to Regulatory Enforcement of Industrial Wastewater Standards in
    Kenya” IDS Working Paper, (forthcoming), 2003. Institute for Development Studies,
    University of Nairobi.

   "Regulating Industrial Wastewater in Kenya: Towards an Appropriate Institutional
    Arrangement". CDR/IIS Working Paper No. 02.8, July 2002. Centre for Development
    Research, Copenhagen.
   "Good Intentions, Structural Pitfalls: Early Lessons from Urban Water
    Commercialisation Attempts in Kenya". CDR/IIS Working Paper 02.2 January 2002.
    Centre for Development Research, Copenhagen.




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   "Water Pricing Options in Kenya: Cases of Mwea and West Kano Irrigation Schemes.
    CDR/IIS Working Paper 01.9, November 2001. Centre for Development Research,
    Copenhagen.

   "Multi-Nation Contingent Valuation: The Case of Kenya." EEU Working Paper 2001:15,
    Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics, Goteborg University,
    Sweden.

   "Impact Assessment of the WEDCO Enterprise Development Project." IDS Occassional
    Paper Number 68. Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi.

   "Total Factor Productivity in Kenya: The Links with trade Policy." IDS Working Paper 511,
    1995. Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi.

   "Pollution by Sugar Industries in Kenya: The Case of Nyando River." IDS Working Paper
    512. Institute for Development Studies, University of Nairobi.

   "Industrial Water Demand in Kenya: Eccentric Behaviour Among Firms?" EEU
    Working Paper 2003:--, Environmental Economics Unit, Department of Economics,
    Goteborg University, Sweden.

   "Total Factor Productivity in Kenya: The Links with Trade Policy." Research Paper
    No.118, November 2002. African Economic Research Consortium.

   “Water Sector Management: The Appropriateness of the Institutional Arrangement in
    Kenya”, IDS Working Paper No.535, 2003.

IDS Policy Briefs

   “Issues in Groundwater Management in Kenya”, September, 2003.

   “The Challenges and Options for business in Accessing Electricity and Water Services in
    Kenya”, November, 2004.


Competitive Research Grant Awards

   June 2004-2007: by African Economic Research Consortium (AERC). Household
    Demand and Welfare Implications of Urban Water Pricing in Kenya. Satisfactory
    Interim Report presented in December, 2004 at Hotel Intercontinental, Nairobi.

   October 2004, by World Wide Fund for Nature. To Study on Cost Benefit Analysis of
    Various Crops grown in the Mara River Basin, Narok and Bomet Districts in Kenya.

   March 2004 – by Winrock International (Washington): To study the “Institutional
    Arrangements for Aids Interventions in Agriculture” and “Aids & Agricultural
    Technology Needs by Farmers”.



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   July 2002 – by International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) Washington: To
    examine “Rural Service Provision in Kenya”.

   October 1999 - by Danida (ENRECA Project): To examine Industrial Water use and
    Wastewater Disposal in Kenya.

   December, 1998 - funded by the Environmental Economics Unit (EEU) University of
    Gothenburg Sweden and SIDA. A Multi-country study to examine Environmental
    Priorities in LDCs: A CVM Study on how people in different socio-economic settings value
    environmental resources.

   January 1997 - By African Economic Research Consortium (AERC): Total Factor
    Productivity Growth in Kenya: The Links with Trade Policy.

   December 1997 by Environmental Economics Network for Eastern and Southern
    Africa (EENESA). To examine Water Pricing in Irrigation Schemes in Kenya.

   December 1996 By Environmental Economics Network for Eastern and Southern
    Africa (EENESA). To examine Pollution by Sugar Industries in Kenya: the Nyando
    Basin.

   June 1996 by African Rural Social Scientists Network (ARSSN) / Winrock International
    to examine gender impacts of Pollution by Agro-based Industries along river Nyando.

   December 1995 -By African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) Investigating
    Sources of Economic Growth in Kenya: A Growth Accounting Approach. Findings
    presented during the bi-annual workshop organized by African Economic Research
    Consortium in June 1995.


International Conference Papers

   June, 2001: Presented a paper on "Urban Water Institutional Transformation in Kenya" at the
    7th Conference of the International Water and Resource Economics Consortium and
    4th Seminar on Environmental and Resource Economics at Gerona, Spain.

   May, 1998: Presented a paper on "Household Production Function Approach to Estimating
    Pollution Impacts" at the Beijer Research seminar at The River Club Hotel, Livingstone,
    Zambia.

   June, 1998: Presented a paper on "Water Pricing Options in Kenya's Irrigation Schemes" at the
    World Congress on Environmental and Resource Economics, organised by Global
    Network of Environmental Economists (GNEE), Venice, Italy.

   July, 1997: Presented a paper on "Gender Impacts of Pollution by Agro-based Industries in
    Western Kenya" at a workshop organised by African Rural Social Scientists Network
    (ARSSN) in Cotonou, Benin.



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   December, 1997: Presented a paper "Towards Appropriate Pricing of Irrigation Water In Kenya"
    at the EENESA workshop held in Zanzibar (Tanzania).

   June, 1995: Presented a paper on "Sources of Economic Growth in Kenya" during the bi-
    annual workshop organized by African Economic Research Consortium (AERC) in June
    1995.

   July, 1995: Presented a paper on "Water Management in the Nyando Basin" at a conference
    organized for African Scholars by Beijer Institute for Ecological Economics in July 1995
    in Gozo - Malta.

Seminar Papers

   November, 2002: Presented Phase I report, "Assessing the Impact of Rural Service
    Provision on Agricultural Productivity in Kenya" at International Food Policy Research
    Institute (IFPRI) Headquarters in Washington D.C.

   April, 2002: Presented a paper on "Towards Industrial Water Management in Kenya:
    Institutional Issues" to a seminar organised by Institute for Development Studies and the
    Centre for Development Research, Copenhagen in Nairobi, Holiday Inn.

   September, 2002: Presented a paper on "Firm Compliance to Regulatory Enforcement of
    Industrial Wastewater Standards in Kenya" to an International Conference organised by
    Institute for Development Studies and the Centre for Development Research,
    Copenhagen in Mombasa.

   April, 2001: Presented a paper on "Institutional Issues in Urban Water Provision in Kenya" to a
    seminar organised the Institute for Development Studies and Centre for Development
    Research, Copenhagen in Machakos Garden Hotel.

   October, 1995: Presented a paper on "The Experience of Growth and Development in Kenya
    since Independence" to a seminar organised by the Institute for Policy Analysis Research
    [IPAR] in Naivasha - Kenya.

Conference Responsibilities

   September, 1991: Resource person at a seminar organized for energy agro-forestry centre
    managers at Severin Sea Lodge, Mombasa. [Seminar sponsored by Kenya/Canada Energy
    Advisory Project].

   November, 1992: Resource person in a National Biomass Seminar organized by Kenya
    Energy and Environment Organisation [KENGO] held at Silver Springs Hotel, Nairobi.

   June, 1994: Presented a paper on "Methodological Approaches for Environmental Impact Assessment
    in Agroforestry related activities" in Uasin Gishu District. The seminar was organized by ETC
    Kenya Consultants in collaboration with Moi University School of Environmental Studies
    and University of Amsterdam, at Golf Hotel - Kakamega.



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   December, 1994: Rapporteur in a Natural Resource Policy Analysis Workshop organized
    for government planners/ economists from within Eastern and Southern Africa. The
    workshop held in Mombasa for 10 days was organized by Environmental Economics
    Network for Eastern and Southern Africa (EENESA) and IDRC.

   May, 1996: Rapporteur in a Natural Resource Policy Analysis Workshop organized for
    government planners/ economists from within Eastern and Southern Africa. The
    workshop was organized by EENESA and IUCN and held in Mombasa, Kenya for 10
    days.

   August, 1996: Rapporteur in a Workshop organised by Institute for Policy Analysis and
    Research (IPAR) at Windsor Hotel, Nairobi.

   February, 1997: Rapporteur in a Policy Maker's Workshop on Regional Integration for
    Eastern Africa organized for senior government officers and scholars from the Greater
    Horn of Africa. The African Rural Social Scientists Network (ARSSN) organised the
    workshop in Nairobi.

   March, 2004: Organised and facilitated a Policy Workshop on the Impact of HIV/AIDS
    and Agriculture in Kenya. The workshop was organized by African Rural Policy Analysts
    Network (ARPAN) at Fairview Hotel in Nairobi- Kenya.


   Supervision of MA Students Thesis/Projects

   Year 2006: Main Supervisor - a Masters Student project on “An understanding of poverty
    in the context of Common Pool Goods: An Evaluation of the Management Systems used
    in the Conservation of Kakamega Rain Forest.” By Milcah Asamba

   Year 2005: Main Supervisor - a Masters Student project on “Urban Water
    Commercialisation in Kenya: The Case of Eldoret Town”. By Esther Makau

   Year 2004: Co-Supervised a Masters Student project on “Institutional Constraints
    Affecting Farmers’ Access to Production Services in Small-Scale Irrigation Schemes in
    Kenya: The Case of the Yatta Canal in Machakos District”. By Mutiso Stephen Mutinda


   Past and Current Professional Membership/Association

       o   African Economic Research Consortium (AERC).
       o   International Centre for Economic Growth (ICEG).
       o   African Rural Policy Analysts Network (ARPAN).
       o   Resource Accounting Network for Eastern and Southern Africa (EENESA).
       o   Environmental Economics Network for Eastern and Southern Africa (EENESA).


Joseph Onjala, September, 2006



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