Maina Waruru is a print journalist based in Nairobi, Kenya with over 20 years of experience in covering science and development issues including climate, environment, technology, water, agriculture, higher education and research.

He has published extensively in a range of publications, including the New Scientist, Nature News, Thomson Reuters Foundation-Climate, Scidev.net, BBC Business Online (UK), DeSmog (UK), Science Africa (Kenya), RenewableEnergyworld.com (US), The Scientist (Canada), Down To Earth (India), University World News, Africa Science Magazine (South Africa), Health Policy Watch (global) and China Dialogue (global), among others.

Maina Waruru

Basic information

Name
Maina Waruru
Expertise
science and development issues including climate, environment, technology, water, agriculture, higher education and research
Country
Kenya
City
Nairobi

Supported projects

Kenya's Oil Robbery

  • Environment
  • Finance

The oil industry continues to try and expand in Kenya, but there is an urgent need for stricter enforcement and adherence to the rules designed to keep the public and environment safe from the extraction industry‚Äôs impacts. The journalists continue to investigate the impact on Kenya from the discovery of oil reserves in the country, as well as the role of key companies and individuals who have profited.