Kupanga ni Kuchagua

Staff Profile

Ms. Lilian Kihupi - Lecturer

Area of Expertise

Business Administration, Environmental Planning, and Regional Planning

Work Experience

Lilian J. Kihupi (MBA) works as a Lecturer in the Department of Development Finance and Management Studies at the Institute of Rural Development Planning. She is an Environmental Planner with 13+ years of experience as a Trainer, Researcher, and Consultant in the field of Project write-up, Government accounts, and Decision–making, management, and Planning.

Professional Skills

  • Knowledge of Research and Consultancy
  • Wide knowledge of project write-up
  • Facilitation skills in project management
  • Fund rising skills.
  • Experienced in writing Strategic planning and investment profiles.
  • knowledge in Planning participatory tools for designing various interventions such as Objective Oriented Project Planning (OOPP) Improved Obstacles and Opportunities for Development, (O&OD), and SWOT
  • Experienced in facilitating budgeting and planning processes from the Village to the      District level.
  • Knowledge of the use of statistical packages such as SPSS and Stata.

Research and academic Interests

My main research and academic interests are in Business, Risk analysis, Poverty analysis, project management, Environmental issues, Gender issues, and Investment analysis.


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