About Muthoni

Dr. Muthoni Masinde holds doctorate, masters and bachelors degrees in computer science from the University of Cape Town, the Vrije Universiteit Brusseemm-blackwhitel and the University of Nairobi respectively. She is a senior lecturer and Head of Department (HoD),  the Department of Information Technology, Central University of Technology, South Africa. Her research involves developing ICT-based solutions to droughts and climate change using wireless sensor networks and mobile phones. Dr. Masinde’s most recent research output is a novel bridge dubbed itiki (acronym for Information Technology and Indigenous Knowledge with Intelligence) that was realised in form of a drought early warning system. The bridge integrates African indigenous knowledge (IK) on droughts with the scientific drought forecasting approaches.

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