Rufo Gano Jillo

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Rufo Gano Jillo

Assistant Research Scientist
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Designation : Assistant Research Scientist
Expertise : Environmental Studies


  1. By, Rufo Gano Jillo*a, M., Oscar Kisakab and George Omondi a Spatial analysis of shifts in livestock routes and density in response to land-use change in Marsabit County, Kenya:
  2. Chuka University 6th International Research Conference. Theme; Leveraging Enterpreneurial Research Education for sustainable Development.

Employment History

  1. Dec 2020 –To Date Kenya Forestry Research Institute | Assistant Research Scientist(Natural Resource Management)
  2. Sept 2020-Nov 2020 Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, Urban Development and Public Works | Internship
  3. Sept 2019 – To Sept 2020 County Government of Marsabit -Department of Land, Energy and Physical Planning | Internship
  4. July 2018-Sept 2018 County Government of Marsabit -Department of Land, Energy and Physical Planning | Attachee
  5. Nov 2017 International livestock Research Institute |Enumerator

Academic Qualification

  1. 2015-2019: Bachelor of Environmental Studies-(Environmental Planning and Management) , University of Kabianga, Kericho, Kenya. Qualifications: Second Class Upper Division

Key Competences

  1. Mapping and Visualization
  2. Technical Knowledge in: -ArcGIS, QGIS,AutoCAD and SPSS
  3. Environmental Impact Assessment
  4. Analysis and risk assessment
  5. Remote Sensing and Analysis
  6. Geospatial analysis.
  7. Data Collection and Research
  8. Environmental Audits
  9. Office administration skills
  10. Cross-Functional Team Collaboration & Leadership
  11. Ms. Office Proficiency

Other Courses

  1. 19th to 20th May 2021:Restoring African degraded landscapes(REDEAL)soil carbon monitoring, training workshop
  2. 21st Oct to 12th Dec 2019: Regional Centre for Mapping of Resources for Development
  3. Basic and Advanced GIS Training Course.
  4. April to May 2019: University of Kabianga- Geo-Spatial Database Development and Management (Training Course)
  5. Jan to March 2015: Brains view Computer College
  6. Certificate in computer studies-(Distinction)