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Francisca Mutwa kilonzi

  • PhD
  • Doctoral student
  • Nagasaki Daigaku
  • 23PublicationsNumber of items in Francisca Mutwa's My Publications folder on Mendeley.


Francisca Mutwa Kilonzi graduated from Kenyatta University with a bachelor’s degree in education-geography major in 2013 and later joined Nagasaki University for her graduate studies. Currently she is a final-year doctoral student at Nagasaki University where she is majoring in Environmental Science. Her research entails ecosystem and landscape management. She is also a research student at World Agroforestry Centre- ICRAF, Nairobi campus, Kenya. While as a graduate student, Francisca has recorded notable achievements and received awards in her research including the dean’s award for the best thesis/research work for master’s class of 2017 and the best poster award in doctoral student presentation at Punkyon National University. She has also published several articles in peer reviewed journals. Currently she is carrying out research in Aberdare forest Kenya, in partnership with ICRAF, focusing on ecosystem services mapping, conservation and management. In future, she hopes to continue doing research. When not busy in her research studies, Francisca enjoys playing table tennis and reading inspirational books, with her current read being "Becoming" by Michelle Obama.

Recent publications

  • A Pilot Study on the Effects of Chrysanthemum Scent on Memory and Mood-AHTA Journal 29.1

    • Kilonzi F
  • Influence of cultural contexts on the appreciation of different cultural ecosystem services based on social network analysis

    • Francisca Mutwa Kilonzi T

Professional experience

Doctoral student

Nagasaki Daigaku

April 2017 - Present