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Nashon Adero

Nashon Adero, a lecturer at Taita Taveta University, Kenya, is a geospatial and systems modelling expert. Nashon teaches Mining Surveying, Engineering Surveying, GIS, among other support courses on research, science communication, and infrastructure management.

Voi, Kenya

Slogan about myself

Excellent, responsible, self-driven and selfless service of my refined gift to the world is my duty.

  • TVET Champion and active in youth mentorship - lifelong skills development and digital fluency
  • Finalist - 2020 ACCESS "University of Ideas" Competition on addressing youth unemployment in Africa through higher education curriculum development
  • Patron and Faculty Advisor - Enactus Kenya

World Youth Skills Day 2021: Youth and transition from job security to career security

World Youth Skills Day 2021: Youth and transition from job security to career security



Voi-Mwatete Road off Nairobi-Mombasa Highway


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Skills and Interests in Keywords

Engineering and mining surveys Resources engineering - land, water & energy resources GIS and Remote Sensing Environmental sustainability - system dynamics models, systems thinking approaches Research/science communication Youth mentorship and lifelong skills development Digital Transformation and Digital Fluency Policy research and analysis

Publications and Projects


The clash of systems: African perceptions of the European Union and China engagement

Over the past fifteen years, China has successfully positioned itself as a major trading partner and investor in Africa, displacing Europe as the most important partner in large infrastructure projects and the exploitation of raw materials. This competition by China...

Lessons from modelling COVID-19 scenarios in Kenya and implications for policy and planning

This study examined and modelled the cross-country spread of the novel coronavirus disease of 2019 (COVID-19) in Africa and outside Africa, finally converging on Kenya as the country of interest. A review of the models widely used to calibrate policy...

Land use/land cover classification for the iron ore mining site of Kishushe, Kenya: a feasibility study of traditional and machine learning algorithms

Motivated by the need to enhance the precision of land use/land cover classification for mining environments challenged by rapid anthropogenic and natural changes, we analysed multispectral Sentinel 2A satellite data using four different classifiers: Maximum Likelihood Classifier (MLC), Support Vector...

The future of Africa in the post-COVID-19 world

The future of Africa in the Post-COVID-19 World is a timely book on Africa, a continent whose strategic position in the nexus of emerging global megatrends and complex development challenges is receiving increased attention. This book is a wellspring of...