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Challenges of e-banking adoption among the commercial banks in Kenya
Analysis of the Effect of Land Tenure on Technical Efficiency in Smallholder Crop Production in Kenya
Agriculture is the backbone of the Kenyan economy contributing 26% to GDP and 70% to employment. Majority of the farmers in Kenya are smallholder farmers possessing less than 3 acres of land. The agricultural sector in ...
Risk mapping of East Coast fever in coastal and highland regions of Kenya based on predicted mortality and morbidity incidences
This paper proposes risk mapping as a tool for interpolating epidemiological data from intensively surveyed local sites to make conclusions over a larger area. Two ECF risk models were built using morbidity and mortality ...
Digital divide; the glaring reality
The power to access information and technology is important in daily global operations in different aspects of the society, be it economical, political or social. Each and every country has different levels of information ...
Review of maize marketing in Kenya: implementation and impact of liberalisation, 1989-1999.
Maize is the key food crop in Kenya, with estimated production (1998) of 3 million tons of which about 40% are marketed. The Government strictly controlled all aspects of maize marketing until 1986 when gradual liberalisation ...
Rainwater - harvesting by run-off inducement for irrigation of maize production in semi-arid climate, Baringo district, Kenya
(Soil Science Society of East Africa (SSSEA), 1996)
This article is about the programmes aimed at improving food production for greater self sufficiency at the household level based on clear identification of existing qualities of soil and water resources. Baringo district ...
Comparison of haematological changes and strongyle faecal egg counts in donkeys in Kiambu district of Kenya
Haematological data were obtained through analysis of blood samples taken from sixteen donkeys randomly selected from a donkey population in Kiambu District, Kenya. Nine out of sixteen of the donkeys examined were anaemic, ...
Comparative returns from livestock and crops among the agro-pastoralists of Magadi division, Kajiado District, Kenya
A cross-sectional study was conducted in Kajiado District in August 2003 to estimate incomes from livestock and crop agricultural enterprises, and assess important factors associated with them. Purposive and random selection ...
Pyrethrum wilt caused by Fusarium oxysporum in Kenya
This article is about pyrethrum production in Kenya which is greatly constrained by a disease characterised by wilting and eventual death of pyrethrum plants. To date, Fusarium graminearum schwabe, F. solani (Mart.) Sacc., ...