Doctoral Researcher

Denis Momanyi is pursuing doctoral studies at the Department of Agricultural Economics, Albrecht Daniel Thaer-Institute of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Additionally, he is an affiliate doctoral researcher at the Sustainable Land Use in Developing Countries (SusLAND) working/research group at the Leibniz-Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF), Müncheberg.

The ingenuity of the Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys) unconventionally challenges Denis to look beyond doing meaningful interdisciplinary research, to make impactful, sustainable, and long-lasting socio-ecological contributions.

He currently aims at investigating the heterogeneous (distributional) impacts and adaptation to climate and environmental change, within Kenyan socio-ecological systems, through a holistic multidisciplinary assessment. This research is funded by the World Wide Fund for Nature, Inc. (WWF) Russell E. Train Education for Nature Program (EFN).

Before joining the IRI THESys team, Denis was a guest/visiting scientist at ZALF, and also, prior, held various tutorial fellowship stints in his native Kenyan universities. He is a graduate of MSc in Agricultural and Applied Economics between Egerton University, Kenya, and the University of Pretoria, South Africa.

Research Interests

  • Impact evaluation
  • Applied economics
  • Sustainable agri-food systems
  • Adaptation to climate and environmental change

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