Researcher, Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies
University of Nairobi
Dr. Jane Mutheu Mutune is a graduate of the University of Nairobi with BSc in Agriculture, MSc Agricultural Economics and PhD Environmental Governance and Management. Dr. Mutune worked for the Ministry of Agriculture as a Crop Development officer (2006-2009).
Dr. Mutune areas of expertise are Environment, Agriculture and Rural Livelihoods. Currently Mutheu is Lecturer in the University of Nairobi at the Wangari Maathai Institute for Peace and Environmental Studies.
She has carried out substantial research and published in the field of popular participation for sustainable management of forest resources and livelihoods. Mutune has four years of teaching experience in public universities. She mentors post graduate students at the Institute.
Dr. Mutune is currently pursuing research in the area of solid waste management particularly agricultural waste biomass as source of renewable energy.