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Fredrick Okoth Okaka

Moi University

Country: Kenya

Institution: Moi University

Area of Research: Urban residents' perception and adaptive capacity and behaviour to the health risks of climate change in Mombasa city, Kenya


Dr. Fredrick Okoth Okaka holds a BED (Hons) and an M.A. in Settlement Geography from Kenyatta University and a PhD in Geography from Moi University. He also undertook a one year Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship at the University of Venda South Africa in 2017/2018. His PhD research was partially funded by CARTA. He is a lecturer in the Department of Geography, Moi University. Prior to Joining Moi University in 2009 , he worked as a lecturer in the Department of Social Sciences at the University College of Education, Zanzibar (now AbdulRahman Al-Sumait University) from 2006 to 2009. He has done small consultancy with United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC). His research interests include Urban Population, climate change and public health. His aspirations are to achieve excellence in social research, disseminate knowledge through publications in peer reviewed high impact journals, influence policy and mentor post-graduate students