The vision of the department is to be a world-class African Centre of excellence in the pursuit of development, dissemination and preservation of knowledge in geographical and environmental studies and, committed to the values of truth, quality and relevance, and to contribute to socio-economic Development at National, Regional and International levels.

•The Mission is to provide dynamic leadership in the teaching, research, consultancy and extension services in geography and environmental studies thereby promoting sustainable development.In order to realize the Vision and Mission the Department holds dearly these core values, namely to:-
•Promote the virtues of truth, integrity, honesty, tolerance, professionalism, teamwork and meritocracy.
•Uphold the ethics and etiquette of teaching, learning and research in Geographical and    Environmental Studies.
•Encourage teamwork and participatory management and enhance unity in the Department.
•Strive to be innovative and encourage initiative to cope with emerging changes and challenges.
•Respect the beliefs, opinions and values of others.
•Be at the forefront in providing leadership in national agenda.
•Respect and protect the environment.

University of Nairobi
Department of Geography & Environmental Studies
Hyslop Building, 3rd Floor, Main Campus
P.O.Box 30197
00100 Nairobi

Phone: 00254 20 318262 Ext.28216


Evaristus Makunyi Irandu
Prof. Dr.
Phone: 00254 2 318262/28008