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Dikko Gafna

MA Geogr. Dikko Jeff Gafna

PhD student
Research
Group: Vegetation
Room: Geb. 10.50, Raum 818
Phone: +49 721 608-47840
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Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)
Institut für Geographie und Geoökologie
Kaiserstr. 12
76131 Karlsruhe
Germany



Dikko Gafna

Vegetation survey and analysis, species distribution modeling

Topics

  • Diversity and distribution of medical plants
  • Knowledge about the use of traditional medicine

Curriculum vitae

Since 2016 PhD student at KIT-IfGG. Topic: Diversity and distribution of medical plants in savana drylands, Kenya (Prof. S. Schmidtlein, Prof. J. Obando)
Since 2013 Part time Lecturer at Egerton University, Kenya
2014-2016 Part time lecturer at Mount Kenya University, Kenya.
2010-2014 Master of Arts (Geography), Kenyatta University, Kenya. Master’s thesis: ‘Medicinal Plants Species Diversity and Access to Traditional Herbal medicine among the Samburu People’ (Dr. I.O. Mahiri and Dr. J. G. Mahiri)
2010-2016 Teacher of Geography at Maralal High School, Kenya
2009-2010 Teacher of Geography at Sawagongo High School, Kenya
2005-2009 Bachelor of Education (Arts), Moi University, Kenya
2000-2003 High School, Kanga High School, Kenya

Publications

Contributions in peer-reviewed journals
2017Gafna, D. J., Dolos, K., Mahiri, I. O., Mahiri, J. G., Obando, J. A. (2017): Diversity of medicinal plants and anthropogenic threats in the Samburu Central sub- County of Kenya. African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative medicines 5(14). Unter den Bedingungen von Open Access verfügbar 10.21010/ajtcam.v14i5.10