Gladys Rutto

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Gladys Rutto

Assistant Research Scientist
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Researcher ID :0000-0003-4374-5662
Designation :Assistant Research Scientist
Expertise :Forest Ecology

Journal Papers

  1. Rutto, G.C. and Odhiambo, K.O (2017). Socio-Economic Importance of Tree Nurseries in Eldoret Municipality, Uasin Gishu County (Kenya). African Environmental Review Journal Volume 2, Issue 2, pp. 146-154.


  1. Rutto, G. (2016). Socio- Economic Importance of Tree Nurseries in Eldoret Municipality, Uasin Gishu County (Kenya) presented at 3rd International Interdisciplinary Conference held from 7th – 9th September 2016 at the University of Eldoret.

Policy Briefs

  1. Mwangi, C, Okumu, J and Rutto, G. (2018). Safeguarding the ecological integrity of Ondiri Swamp.

Mentorship and Supervision

  1. Mentored 3 students on attachment in CERP


  • December 2020 to Date : Assistant Research Scientist (Forest ecology) Kenya Forestry Research Institute
  • March 2020 – October 2020 : Forest Certification Officer Better Global Forestry Limited
  • January 2018- April 2019: Projects Assistant East African Wild Life Society
  • September - December 2017: Forest programmes volunteer East African Wild Life Society
  • August 2016 – February 2017: August 2016 – February 2017: Conservation Agriculture /Environmental Education Volunteer a Rocha.
  • April 2016 to July 2016: Forestry Intern Kenya Forest Service

Academic Qualification

  • 2018 -To date: Currently pursuing Master of Science in Climate Change, University of Nairobi
  • 2011-2015: Bachelor of Science Forestry, Second Class Honours Upper Division, University of Eldoret

Key Competencies

  1. Forest management
  2. Environmental education
  3. Climate modelling

Other Courses

  • 24th to 26th may,2021 National Research Fund (NRF) research and capacity building workshop on proposal writing and donor funding opportunities held at Kenya Coast National Polytechnic, Mombasa, Kenya.
  • 23 -27 September 2019 Excellence for Forest Certification Training Programme on Forest Certification for Responsible Forest Management course was provided by Soil Association Certification Limited,
  • 19th - 21st February 2018 Forest Management Certification Course Organized by Forest Society of Kenya and Forest Stewardship Council Held at KEFRI Headquarters.