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Determinants of pastoral and agro-pastoral households ’ participation in fodder production in Makueni and Kajiado Counties, Kenya (University of Nairobi, 2018)Fodder production has been regarded as one of the suitable strategies for increasing feed availability for enhanced livestock production among pastoral and agro-pastoral communities in the drylands of Kenya. Previous studies ...
Soil Health, Sustainable Land Management and Land Degradation in Africa: Legal Options on the Need for a Specific African Soil Convention or Protocol (University of Nairobi, 2018)This chapter explores the situation on soil health management, and the responses to land degradation in Africa, and examines whether the current multiplicity of international law instruments is sufficient or whether an ...
Community perceptions of ecosystem services and the management of Mt. Marsabit forest in northern Kenya (University of Nairobi, 2018)Identifying and characterizing ecosystem services (ES) has been shown to have an important role in sustainable natural resource management. However, understanding communities’ perspectives is critical in determining ...
Accumulation Of Nitrogen And Phosphorous By Vetiver Grass (Chrysopogon Zizanioides) In A Model Constructed Wetland Treatment System For Polishing Municipal Wastewater (University of Nairobi, 2018)Kenya is classified as water scarce country yet the existing fresh water resources are under constant threat of pollution resulting from wastewater inflows. Wastewater contains nitrates and phosphates that stimulate excessive ...
Soil Organic Carbon Content and Stocks in Relation to Grazing Management in Semi-Arid Grasslands of Kenya (University of Nairobi, 2018)Rangelands cover approximately 85% of Kenya’s land mass and is a major resource for livestock farming with a considerable potential to mitigate climate change, yet these lands are stressed differently by various management. ...