Prof. Patricia Kameri-Mbote
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Prof. Patricia Kameri-Mbote | Professor of Law 

University of Nairobi Profile

Prof Patricia Kameri-Mbote is a Professor of Law, and formerly serve as Dean at the School of Law, University of Nairobi. She is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and was conferred the rank of Senior Counsel in 2012. She has served as Chair of the Department of Private Law and Acting Dean at the School of Law, University of Nairobi. She has also served as the Director of Research and Policy Outreach and Acting Executive Director at the African Centre for Technology Studies, Nairobi. She was a member of the Committee of Eminent Persons appointed by His Excellency the President of Kenya in February 2006 to advise the government on the way forward for the stalled constitution review process. She has also been identified as a renowned thinker in the global environment and sustainable development field by the World Conservation Union (IUCN); as a renowned and innovative thinker and researcher by the International Development Research Centre (IDRC) on land rights and served as a Policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

Prof. Kameri-Mbote earned her doctorate from Stanford University in 1999 specializing in property rights and environmental law. She had earlier studied law in Nairobi, Warwick and Zimbabwe. She currently teaches Women, Access to Resources and the Law at the Southern and Eastern Africa Research Centre on Women’s Law (SEARCWL) and has most recently taught Natural Resources Law, Research Methodology and Property Theory at the School of Law; Biotechnology Law at the Centre for Biotechnology and Bioinformatics at the College of Physical and Biological Sciences of the University of Nairobi; and Environment Conflict Management at the Institute for Diplomacy and International Studies, University of Nairobi.

She has also taught international environmental law at the University of Kansas; Trade, Environment & Law at the University of Stellenbosch, Cape Town, South Africa; and serves as external examiner to the Faculties of Law at the Universities of London, Makerere and Dar es Salaam.

Prof. Kameri-Mbote is an Advocate of the High Court of Kenya and was conferred the rank of Senior Counsel in 2012. She in the current Dean of the School of Law, University of Nairobi and served as the Chair of the Department of Private Law at the School from 2002 to 2008. She was a member of the Committee of Eminent Persons appointed by His Excellency the President of Kenya in February 2006 to advise the government on the way forward for the stalled constitution review process and also served as a Policy scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She also serves on various boards such as: the Global Council of the Water and Sanitation Program (WSP); the International Development Law Organization (IDLO); the Water Services Regulatory Board (WASREB); Lewa Wildlife Conservancy; Advocates Coalition for Development and Environment (ACODE-Uganda); and the Kenya Land Conservation Trust. She is the Chair of the Advisory Board of Strathmore Law School (Strathmore University, Nairobi) whose preparation, planning, initiation and launch she executed between 2009 and March 2012. She has served on the following boards: the Kenya Copyright Board; the Pell Centre for International Relations, Salve Regina University, Rhode Island; the Arts & Humanities Research Board (AHRB) Research Centre for Law, Gender & Sexuality, University of Kent; and the Seeds and Plant Varieties Tribunal.

Publications: 

Articles & Papers

  1. Reconfiguring Legal Education by Deepening Gender Equality: Mainstreaming Human Rights    and Non- Discrimination Principles through Curriculum Review at the School of Law University           of Nairobi, East Africa Law Journal Special Issue on Equality and Non-Discrimination            (Forthcoming 2019) (With Seth Wekesa) 
  2. Sexual Harassment in the Workplace in Kenya, East Africa Law Journal Special Issue on             Equality and Non- Discrimination(Forthcoming 2019) (With Sarah Kinyanjui and   Yohanna Gadaffi)
  3. The Constitutional Promise: Realising the Right to Gender Equality and Non-Discrimination in   Kenya, East Africa Law Journal Special Issue on Equality and Non-Discrimination (Forthcoming    2019) (With Sarah Kinyanjui) 
  4. Constitutions as Pathways to Gender Equality in Plural Legal Contexts’, Oslo Law Review Vol. 5 No.1 2018 pp 20-40
  5. Potential Contribution of Drones to Reliability of Kenya’s LandInformation System. The African Journal of Informationand Communication (AJIC), 20, 159-169. https://doi.org/10.23962/10539/23500(With Muriuki Muriungi)
  6. “Much Ado About Nothing: A Critical Analysis of the Matrimonial Property Act 2013”, Zanzibar Yearbook of Law Vol. 2, 2016(2017) (With Muriuki Muriungi)
  7. Integrating Human Rights in Program Evaluation: Lessons from Law and Health Programs in Kenya, New Directions for Evaluation, Wiley Periodicals, Jossey Bass, San Francisco, CA, (2015) (With Sofia Gruskin, Zyde Raad, Emily Waller, Kelly Safreed-Harmon, Tamar Ezer, Jonathan Cohen, Anne Gathumbi, Patricia Kameri-Mbote)
  8. “Securing the Land and Resource Rights of Pastoral Peoples in East Africa”, Guest Editor, Special Issue of Nomadic Peoples, Volume 17 Issue 1: (2013) pp. 1-4
  9. “Mobility; Marginality and Tenure Transformation in Kenya: Explorations of Community Property Rights in Law and Practice” Nomadic Peoples, Volume 17 Issue 1(With C. N. Musembi) pp. 5-32
  10. ‘Kenyan Courts and Politics of the Rule of Law in the Post-Authoritarian State’, East African Journal of Peace & Human Rights, Journal of the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), Faculty of Law, Makerere University, (2012)   (With Migai Akech)
  11. ‘Challenges to Sustainability in Africa’,Development, Volume 54, Number 2 (February 2011) pp.243-246
  12. ‘Land Tenure, Land Use and Sustainability in Kenya: Towards Innovative Use of Property Rights in Conservation of Biodiversity’, Waseda Proceedings of Comparative Law, Volume 13 (2010) pp. 158-183
  13. ‘Courts as Champions of Sustainable Development:Lessons from East Africa’, 10/1 Sustainable Development Law & Policy30-8, 83-4 (2009) (With Collins Odote) pp. 31-38
  14. What would it take to realise the Promises? Protecting Women’s Rights in the Kenya National Land Policy of 2009’, Standpoint, Land, Labour and Gendered LivelihoodsFeminist AfricaIssue 12 (2009). pp. 87-94
  15. ‘Trouble in Eden: How and Why Unresolved Land Issues Landed “Peaceful Kenya” in Trouble in 2008’, Forum for Development Studies, Oslo, Norway, Volume 1, 2008 (January, 2009) (With Kithure Kindiki) pp. 167-193
  16. ‘Gender, Rights and Development: An East African Perspective’, Forum for Development Studies, Oslo, Norway, Volume 1, 2008 (August 2008) pp. 91-100
  17. ‘Righting Wrongs: Confronting Land Dispossession in Post-colonial Contexts’, East African Law Review, University of Dar es Salaam(2009). Pp. 103-124
  18. ‘Separating the Baby from the Bath Water: Women’s Rights and the Politics of Constitution-Making in Kenya’, East African Journal of Peace & Human Rights, Journal of the Human Rights and Peace Centre (HURIPEC), Faculty of Law, Makerere University, Volume 14 Issue 1(2008)  (With Nkatha Kabira) pp. 1-43
  19. ‘Achieving the Millennium Development Goals in the Drylands: Gender Considerations’ Annals of Arid Zones, Vol 46 (2007)
  20. ‘Use of the Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental Law’, Law, Environment and Development JournalVol. 3, Number 2 (2007) 
  21. ‘Women, Land Rights and the Environment: The Kenyan experience’, Development, Volume 49, Number 3 (September 2006) pp. 43-48
  22. ‘Towards Greater Access to Justice in Environmental Disputes in Kenya: Opportunities for Intervention’,Law Society Digest(July, 2005)
  23. ‘Sustainable Management of Wildlife Resources in East Africa: A Critical Analysis of the Legal, Policy and Institutional Frameworks’, East African Law Review (2004).
  24. ‘Towards a Liability and Redress System under the Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety: A Review of the Kenya National Legal System’, East African Law Journal, (2004).
  25. ‘The Coverage of Gender Issues in the Draft Bill of the Constitution of Kenya, 2002: Have the Hens Finally Come Home to Roost for Kenyan Women?’, University of Nairobi Law Journal (2004)  
  26. ‘Community, farmers’ and Breeders’ Rights in Africa: Towards a Legal Framework for sui generisLegislation’ reprinted in TheICFAI Journal of Intellectual Property Rights(Volume II Number 4 November, 2003).
  27. ‘Globalisation and the International Governance of Modern Biotechnology in Kenya: Implications for Food Security’, IDS Working Paper 199, Biotechnology Policy Series 20, Brighton, United Kingdom, IDS (September 2003).
  28. ‘Plant Genetic Resources in Africa’s Renewal: Policy, Legal & Programmatic Issues under the New Partnership for Africa’s Development’, IPGRI, Nairobi 2003. (With Kent Nnadozie, Dan Kiambi, John Mugabe & Kwesi Attah-Krah).
  29. ‘Gender Considerations in Constitution-Making: Engendering Women’s Rights in the Legal Process’, in University of Nairobi Law Journal (2003).
  30. ‘Community, farmers’ and Breeders’ Rights in Africa: Towards a Legal Framework for sui generisLegislation’ in University of Nairobi Law Journal (2003).
  31. Gender Dimensions of Law, Colonialism and Inheritance in East Africa: Kenyan Women’s Experiences, (VRÜ-Verfassung und Recht in Übersee – Law and Politics in Africa, Asia and Latin America 2002).
  32. Innovation and Policy Process: Case of Transgenic Sweet Potato in Kenya, 37/26Economic & Political Weekly, (6 July 2002) p. 2770 (with H. Odame & D. Wafula)
  33. The development of Biosafety regulation in Africa in the context of the Cartagena Protocol: Legal and Administrative issues (11.1Review of European Community & International Environmental Law 2002)p. 62.
  34. Biological Diversity Management in Africa: Legal and Policy Perspectives in the run-up to WSSD (11.1Review of European Community & International Environmental Law 2002) p. 38.(With Philippe Cullet)
  35. ‘Improving Tools and Techniques for Crisis Management: The Ecological Sources of Conflict: Experiences from Eastern Africa’ Romanian Journal of Political Science, Volume 1 No. 2, 2001)(with Jeremy Lind).
  36. ‘Agro-biodiversity and International Law - A Conceptual Framework’, Journal of Environmental Law(1999) (with Philippe Cullet).
  37. ‘Joint Implementation and Forestry Projects - Conceptual and Operational Fallacies’, 74 International Affairs(1998), p. 393(with Philippe Cullet).
  38. ‘The Management of Genetic Resources: Developments in the 1997 Sessions of the Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture’, Colorado Journal of International Environmental Law & Policy 1997 Yearbook (1998), p. 78. (With Philippe Cullet)
  39. ‘Law, Colonialism and Environmental Management in Africa’6Review of European Community & International Environmental Law (1997), p. 23(with Philippe Cullet).
  40. ‘Activities Implemented Jointly in the Forestry Sector - Conceptual and Operational Fallacies’, 10 Georgetown International Environmental Law Review (1997), p. 97(with Philippe Cullet).
  41. ‘Dolphin Bycatches in Tuna Fisheries: A Smokescreen Hiding the Real Issues?’ 27 Ocean Development & International Law (1996), p. 333(with Philippe Cullet).
  42. ‘Women as Victims of Crime’ in University of Nairobi Law Journal (1995).
  43. ‘Intellectual Property Rights and Communication’ in Media Development Journal of the World Association for Christian Communication(London) Vol. XL, pp. 20, 21(1993) (with Bernard Sihanya).

Book Chapters

  1. “Wildlife Conservation and Land Rights: Competing or Complementary Agendas?” in P. Cullet & S. Koonan eds, Research Handbook on Law, Environment and the Global South (Edward Elgar  (2019) 
  2. Wildlife Conservation and Community Land Rights in Kenya, in Kameri-Mbote et al eds. Law, Environment, Africa, Recht und Verfassung in Africa; Law and Constitutionalism in Africa, Nomos Publishers, Germany (2019)
  3. “Mainstreaming Gender Equality and Non-Discriminationin Legal Education: North-South, South-South Cooperation”, in Halverson T et al, eds. Norhed BookAfricanminds, Johannesburg South Africa (Forthcoming 2019) (With A. Hellum; J. Stewart; N. Kanyongolo & M. Munalula) 
  4. ‘Governing Modern Biotechnology in Kenya: Law & Policy’, in Kameri-Mbote P & R. Kibugi (eds) Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Constitutional Framework, International Development Law Organization & School of Law, University of Nairobi (Forthcoming 2019).
  5. ‘Equality in the Family: A Critical Analysis of Kenyan Law’, in M. Freeman & R. Halperin-Kaddari, Equality in the Family: Rights, Resistance and the Promise of Universality: Theory and Practice under the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women  (Forthcoming 2019)
  6. ‘Land Tenure and Sustainable Environmental Management within the Context of the 2010 Constitution’, in Kameri-Mbote P & R. Kibugi (eds) Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Constitutional Framework, International Development Law Organization & School of Law, University of Nairobi (Forthcoming 2019).
  7. ‘Wildlife Conservation and Management in Kenya under the 2010 Constitutional Dispensation’, in Kameri-Mbote P & R. Kibugi (eds) Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Constitutional Framework, International Development Law Organization & School of Law, University of Nairobi (Forthcoming 2019).
  8. ‘Building an Army of Environmental Law Scholars: The Association of Environmental Law Lecturers in African Universities (ASSELLAU)’ in Blazing the Trail: Professor Charles Odidi Okidi’s Legacy as the Father of Environmental Law,University of Nairobi School of Law, Nairobi (Forthcoming 2019)
  9. .‘Woman of Law: Kenyan Women’s Triumph in the Constitution of Kenya 2010’, in Wanjiku M. Kabira et al, Changing the Mainstream: Celebrating Women’s Resilience African Women Studies Centre, University of Nairobi (2018)(with Nkatha Kabira) pp 27-44
  10. ‘The More Things Change The More The Stay Constant: Okoth’s Contribution To Gender Equality And Non-Discriminationin Land Matters’, in P. Kameri-Mbote & Collins Odote eds., The Gallant Academic: Essays in Honour of HWOO Okoth Ogendo, University of Nairobi School of Law, Nairobi (2017) pp. 223-242
  11. ‘The Quest for Equal Gender Representation in Kenya’s Parliament: Past and Present Challenges’, in Japhet Biegon ed., Gender Equality and Political Processes in Kenya: Challenges and Prospects, Strathmore University Press (2016) pp. 39-65
  12. ‘Internal Mechanisms for Ensuring Independence and Accountability in the Judiciary in Kenya’, 12thEdition of ICJ Kenya Judiciary Watch pp. 73-102 (2016) (With Muriuki Murungi)
  13. ‘Gender Issues in Electoral Politics in Kenya: The Unrealized Constitutional Promise, in Collins Odote & Linda Musumba, Balancing the Scales of Electoral Justice: Resolving Disputes from the 2013 Elections in Kenya and the Emerging Jurisprudence, IDLO & JTI (2016) pp. 177-214 (With Wanjiku Mukabi Kabira)
  14. ‘The Land Question and Voting Patterns in Kenya’, in Kimani Njogu & P. Wafula Wekesa, Kenya’s 2013 General Election: Stakes, Practices and Outcomes, Twaweza Publications (2015) pp. 34-47 ‘
  15. ‘Integrating Human Rights in Program Evaluation: Lessons from Law and Health Programs in Kenya’, in B. Rosenstein & H. Desivilya Syna, eds., Evaluation and Social Justice in Complex Sociopolitical Contexts, New Directions for Evaluation No. 46, A Publication of Jossey-Bass and the American Evaluation Association Paul R. Brandon, Chief Editor, University of Hawai’i at Manoa, Summer 2015 (With Sofia Gruskin, Zyde Raad, Emily Waller, Kelly Safreed-Harmon, Tamar Ezer, Jonathan Cohen, Anne Gathumbi)
  16. ‘Legal Education and Lawyers’, in Y.P. Ghai & J.C. Ghai, eds., The Legal Profession and the New Constitutional Order, Strathmore University Press, Nairobi  (2014)
  17. “Human Rights, Gender and Water in Kenya: Law, Prospects and Challenges”,in Anne Hellum et al, Water is Life: Women’s Human Rights in National and Local Water Governance in Southern and Eastern Africa, Weaver Press, Harare, (2015) (With Francis Kariuki))
  18. “Not So Rosy: Farm Workers’ Human Right to Water in the Lake Naivasha Basin”, in Water is Life: Women’s Human Rights in National and Local Water Governance in Southern and Eastern Africa, Weaver Press, Harare, (2015) (With Edna Odhiambo)
  19. “Climate Change and Gender Justice: International Policy and Legal Responses”, in OC Ruppel / C Roschmann / K Ruppel-Schlichting (Eds) International Climate Law and Global Governance: Legal Responses to a Changing Environment, Nomos Publishers (http://www.nomos.de/) Baden-Baden, Germany (2013)
  20. “Climate Change, Law and Indigenous Peoples in Kenya”, in Abate Randall S. & Elizabeth Ann Kronk, eds., Climate Change, Indigenous Peoples and the Search for Legal Remedies, Edward Elgar, London (2013)
  21. “Avenues for Climate Change Litigation in Kenya”, in Brunnée Jutta et al eds.,Climate Change Liability: Transnational Law and Practice, Cambridge University Press, London, (2011) (With Collins Odote) pp. 296-318
  22. “Pathways to Real Access to Land-Related Resources for Women: Challenging and Overturning Dominant Legal Paradigms”, in Amy Tsanga and Julie Stewart (Eds.),Women and Law: Innovative Regional Approaches to Teaching, Researching and Analysing Women and Law, (The North-South Legal Perspective Series No. 5, Weaver Press, Harare, 2011) (With Anne Hellum & Pauline Nyamweya) pp. 333-369
  23. “Gender and International Environmental Governance”, in Toula Honkonen and Ed Couzens (eds.), University of Eastern Finland- UNEP Course Series 9, University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu, Finland  (2010) pp. 137-161
  24. “Securing Property Rights in Land in Kenya: Formal Versus Informal”, in Christopher Adam et. Al., eds. Kenya Policies For Prosperity, Oxford University Press (2010) (with Joseph Kieyah) pp. 309-328
  25. “Monsanto vs. Schmeiser: Implications for Land Rights of Kenyan Farmers”, in Moni Wekesa & Bernard Sihanya eds., Intellectual Property Rights in Kenya,  Konrad Adenauer Foundation, Nairobi (2009) pp. 109-131
  26. “Property Rights for Poverty Reduction”, in Joachim Von Braun et al, The Poorest and Hungry: Assessments, Analyses, and Actions: An IFPRI 2020 Book, IFPRI, (2009) (with Ruth Meinzen-Dick and Helen Markelova) pp. 227-235
  27. “The Land Question in Kenya: Legal and Ethical Dimensions”, in Governance: Institutions and the Human Condition, Strathmore University and Law Africa (2009) pp. 219-246
  28. “The Role of the Judiciary in Environmental Governance in Kenya”, in Louis Kotze & Alexander Paterson, The Role of the Judiciary in Environmental Governance: Comparative Perspectives (Wolters Kluwer Law International, 2009) PP. 451-478
  29. “Law, Gender and Environmental Resources: Women's Access to Environmental Justice”, in Jonas Ebbesson & Phoebe Okowa, Environmental Law and Justice in Context (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge 2009) PP. 390-407
  30. “Engendering Environmental Management for Sustainable Livelihoods”, in Sara Ruto, Patricia Kameri-Mbote & Jacinta Muteshi (eds.), The Promises And Realities: Taking Stock of the 3rdInternational Women’s Conference, African Women & Child Feature Service & Ford Foundation(2009). PP.91-110
  31. ‘The Use of the Public Trust Doctrine in Environmental Law’, in P. Satyanarayana Prasad, ICFAI Press, Hyderabad India 2008-09) pp. 27-35
  32. ‘The Use of Criminal Law in Enforcing Environmental Law’, in C.O. Okidi et al (eds.)Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Framework Law, East African Education Publishers, Nairobi (2008). pp.110-125
  33. ‘Land Tenure and Sustainable Environmental Management in Kenya’, in C.O. Okidi et al (Eds.) Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Framework Law, East African Education Publishers, Nairobi (2008).pp. 260-280
  34. ‘Aligning Sectoral Wildlife Law to the Framework Environmental Law’, in C.O. Okidi et al (eds.) Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Framework Law, East African Education Publishers, Nairobi (2008).pp. 281-304
  35. ‘Access to Genetic Resources and Benefit-Sharing in Kenya’, in C.O. Okidi et al (Eds.) Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Framework Law, East African Education Publishers, Nairobi (2008).pp. 391-412
  36. ‘Kenya’s National Biosafety Framework’, in C.O. Okidi et al (eds.) Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Framework Law, East African Education Publishers, Nairobi (2008).pp. 413-439
  37. ‘Water and food security in the River Nile Basin: The perspectives of governments and NGOS of up­stream countries’, in Facing Global Environmental Change: Environmental, Human, Energy, Food, Health and Water Security Concept(Hans Günter Brauch, John Grin, Czeslaw Mesjasz, Navnita Chadha Behera,  Béchir Chourou, Ursula Oswald Spring, P. H. Liotta,Patricia Kameri-Mbote  (Eds.) (Berlin – Heidelberg – New York – Hong Kong – London – Milan – Paris – Tokyo: Springer-Verlag, Autumn 2008) (With Kithure Kindiki)pp. 651-659
  38. ‘Legal Strategies for Combating Global Warming in Africa’, in Daibert, Arlindo (org.), Direito Ambiental Comparado, Belo Horizonte: Fórum, Rio de Janeiro (2008) p. 227-244 ISBN 978-85-7700-136-1
  39. ‘Following God's Constitution: The Gender Dimension in the Ogiek Claim to Mau Forest Complex', in Anne Hellum et. al, Paths are Made by Walking: Human Rights Interfacing Gendered Realities and Plural Legalities, Weaver Press (2007) (With Jacinta Onyango Oduor) pp. 164-201
  40. ‘Land Tenure, Land Use and Sustainability in Kenya: Towards Innovative Use of Property Rights in Wildlife Management’, in N. Chalifour et al. eds., Land Use for Sustainable Development,Cambridge University Press, New York (2007) 132-160
  41. ‘Biotechnology – A Turning Point in Development or an Opportunity That Will Be Missed?’, in International Commission on Trade and Sustainable Development, Trading in Genes: Development Perspectives on Biotechnology, Trade and Sustainability, Earthscan (2005).
  42. ‘Biotechnology & Food Security: Some Policy & Institutional Considerations’, in Roland Robertson & Jan Aart Scholte,Encyclopedia of Globalization, Moschovits (2005).
  43. ‘Gender, Conflict and Regional Security’ in Makumi Mwagiru ed., African Regional Security in the Age of Globalisation,Heinrich Boell Foundation, Nairobi (2004)
  44. ‘The Impact of International Treaties on Land and Resource Rights’, in Munyaradzi Saruchera, ed., Securing Land and Resource Rights: Pan-African Perspectives, Chapter 5, p. 48, Programme for Land and Agrarian Studies, Cape Town, South Africa (2004).
  45. ‘Community, farmers’ and Breeders’ Rights in Africa: Towards a Legal Framework for sui generisLegislation’,in Cecil Machena & Gracian Banda eds., Policy and Legal Framework for Community, Farmers’ and Breeders’ Rights in Southern Africa(2002) p. 120.
  46. ‘Custody and the Rights of and over Children’ in Kivutha Kibwana & Lawrence Mute eds., Law and the Quest for Gender Equality in Kenya (2000).
  47. ‘Law and the Status of Women in Kenya’ in Janet K. Macharia ed., Women, Laws, Customs and Practices in East Africa: Laying the Foundation (1996)(with Victoria Mucai-Kattambo & Janet Kabeberi-Macharia).
  48. ‘Joint Implementation of Global Environmental Agreements: Socio-Economic Dimensions’, inKalipada Chatterjee ed., Activities Implemented Jointly to Mitigate Climate Change - Developing Countries Perspectives(New Delhi: Development Alternatives, 1997), p. 394(with Philippe Cullet).
  49. ‘Property Rights and Biodiversity Conservation: Towards the Recognition of Women's Rights’, in Anoja Wickramasinghe ed., Development Issues Across Regions - Women, Land and Forestry(Peradeniya: CORRENSA, 1997), p. 279(with Philippe Cullet).
  50. ‘Patents and Development’, in Yash Vyas et. al eds., Law and Development in the Third World (1994).
  51. ‘Biotechnology in Kenya’, in Calestous Juma et. al eds., Coming to Life: Biotechnology in African Economic Recovery (1994) (with Boniface Makau).
  52. ‘An Overview of the Women’s Movement in Kenya’ in Esther Njiru & Shanyisa Khasiani eds., The Women’s Movement in Kenya (1993) (with Wambui Kiai).
  53. ‘Women, Law and the Democratization Process in Kenya’ in Wanjiku Kabira et. al., Democratic Change in Kenya (1992) (with Kivutha Kibwana).
  54. ‘Kenya Biodiversity Study: Intellectual Property Rights and Ownership’ in UNEP/GOK, The Costs, Benefits and Unmet Needs of Biological Diversity Conservation in Kenya (1992) (with Dan Bondi Ogolla).

Books

  1. Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Constitutional Framework, International Development Law Organization & School of Law, University of Nairobi (Forthcoming 2019). ( Edited with Robert Kibugi)
  2. Blazing the Trail: Professor Charles Odidi Okidi’s Legacy as the Father of Environmental Law,University of Nairobi School of Law, Nairobi (Forthcoming 2019) (co-edited with Collins Odote)
  3. Law | Environment | Africa, Publication of the 5th Symposium | 4th Scientific Conference | 2018 of the Association of Environmental Law Lecturers from African Universities in cooperation with the Climate Policy and Energy Security Programme for Sub-Saharan Africa of the Konrad- Adenauer-Stiftung and UN Environment ISBN 978-3-8487-5287-4 (Print) and 978-3-8452-9460-5 (ePDF) 724 p. (Edited Alexander Paterson, Oliver C. Ruppel, Bibobra Bello Orubebe and Emmanuel D. Kam Yogo). Online; https://www.nomos-elibrary.de/10.5771/9783845294605.pdf?download_full_pdf=1 
  4. Changing the Mainstream: Celebrating Women’s Resilience, African Women Studies Centre, University of Nairobi (2018)(Edited with Wanjiku Kabira; Nkatha Kabira & Agnes Meroka)
  5. Unlocking Africa’s Future: Biotechnology & Law Fountain Publishers, Kampala (Forthcoming 2019)(With Professor Idah Sithole Niang - University of Zimbabwe & Godber Tumushabe)
  6. The Gallant Academic: Essays in Honour of HWOO Okoth Ogendo, University of Nairobi School of Law, Nairobi (2017)(Edited withCollins Odote). Online: http://www.ielrc.org/content/b1702.pdf  
  7. Breaking the Mould: Lessons for Implementing Community Land Rights in Kenya, Strathmore University Press (2016) (Edited withCollins Odote)
  8. Water is Life: Women’s Human Rights in National and Local Water Governance in Southern and Eastern Africa, Weaver Press, Harare, (2015) (With Anne Hellum and Barbara Van Koppen) 
  9. Ours by Right: Law, Politics and Realities of Community Property in Kenya, Strathmore University Press (2013) (With C. Odote; C. Musembi and M. Kamande). Online: http://www.ielrc.org/content/b1302.pdf 
  10. Coping with Global Environmental Change, Disasters and Security – Threats, Challenges, Vul­ne­ra­bilities and Risks (Hans Günter Brauch, Úrsula Oswald Spring, Czeslaw Mes­jasz, John Grin, Patricia Kameri-Mbote, Béchir Chourou, Pal Dunay,Jörn Birkmann, (Eds.)), He­xa­gon Series on Human and Envi­ronmental Security and Peace, vol. 5 ( Berlin – Heidelberg – New York: Springer-Verlag, 2010). 
  11. Promises and Realities: Taking Stock of the 3rdUN International Women’s Conference, African Women & Child Feature Service & Ford Foundation (2009) (With Jacinta Muteshi & Sara Ruto).
  12. Facing Global Environmental Change: Environmental, Human, Energy, Food, Health and Water Security Concept (Hans Günter Brauch, John Grin, Czeslaw Mesjasz, Navnita Chadha Behera, Béchir Chourou, Ursula Oswald Spring, P. H. Liotta,Patricia Kameri-Mbote  (Eds.),He­xa­gon Series on Human and Envi­ronmental Security and Peace, vol. 4  (Berlin – Heidelberg – New York – Hong Kong – London – Milan – Paris – Tokyo: Springer-Verlag, 2009)
  13. Environmental Governance in Kenya: Implementing the Framework Law, East African Education Publishers, Nairobi (2008) (With C.O. Okidi & Migai Akech).
  14. Globalisation and Environmental Challenges: Reconceptualising Security in the 21stCentury (Hans Günter Brauch, John Grin, Czeslaw Mesjasz, Navnita Chadha Behera, Béchir Chourou, Ursula Oswald Spring, P. H. Liotta,Patricia Kameri-Mbote  (Eds.),He­xa­gon Series on Human and Envi­ronmental Security and Peace, vol. 3 (Berlin – Heidelberg – New York – Hong Kong – London – Milan – Paris – Tokyo: Springer-Verlag, 2007)
  15. Land Use for Sustainable Development (Cambridge University Press, New York (2007) (With N. Chalifour, L.L Hye & J. Nolon,) 
  16. Public Involvement in Environmental Decision-making in Asia and East Africa: Law and Practice (The Legal Vice Presidency, The International Bank for Reconstruction and Development/The World Bank, Washington DC, 2003) (With N. Rukuba-Ngaiza, Z. Hamid, R. Nshala & G. W. Tumushabe)
  17. Property Rights and Biodiversity Management in Kenya, ACTS Press, Nairobi (2002). 
  18. Women Inheritance Laws & Practices, WLEA, Nairobi (2002) (With Winnie Mitullah, Okech Owiti, Wambui Kiai, Njeri Karuru & Kamau Mubuu)
  19. The Making of a Framework Environmental Law in Kenya, ACTS Press, Nairobi (2001). (With C.O. Okidi).
  20. The Law of Succession in Kenya: Gender Perspectives in Property Control and Management (1995).
  21. Coming to Life: Biotechnology in African Economic Recovery (1994) (with Calestous Juma & John Mugabe).