Ms Betty Namulunda Barasa
Water Resources Authority
Betty Barasa holds a Master of Science in hydrogeology from the University of Strathclyde, a Master’s degree in floods and river basin management from the National graduate institute (GRIPS), Japan, and a BSc. in Earth sciences from Maseno University. She is currently a senior hydrogeologist at the Water Resources Authority. Her professional interests focus on the simulation of flow processes, land use and land cover mapping, and GIS and remote sensing. Her recent activities include work on understanding how groundwater underpins sustainable development goal 6 in Lake Naivasha’s basin in Kenya, the publication of a scientific paper on flash flooding in the Journal of River Basin Management, and mentoring upcoming hydrologists on internship programs. In addition she is a member of the hydrological society of Kenya.