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The confirmation of Peste des petit ruminants(PPR) in Kenya and perception of the disease in West Pokot
(Faculty of Agriculture, University of Nairobi, 2014)
Marakwet district is an arid district in Kenya where livestock keeping is a major activity. There have been severe outbreaks of PPR in Kenya since when it was first suspected in 1992 and confirmed in Turkana District in ...
Housing strategies in Kenyan towns and dweller-initiated transformations-Case estates from Nairobi
Housing demand in Nairobi city has exceeded her rapid population growth culminating in shortage, contributory to informal settlements, and now increasingly attributed to dweller-initiated transformation in formal housing. ...
Sweet Potato Ketchup: Feasibility, Acceptability, and Production costs in Kenya.
Ketchup sauce is increasingly a popular condiment used as a flavouring ingredient in fast-food businesses in East African urban areas. It is one of a myriad of products that can be made using sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas) ...
Marketing Opportunities for cassava based products: An Assessment of the Industrial Potential in Kenya
Since the era of development aid in Africa, research efforts have been focused on increasing agricultural productivity mainly through improved technology at the farm level. In spite of such programs, rural household ...
Microbial enrichment and detoxification of coffee pulp for use as animal feed ingredient in Kenya.
Culture derived from "ensiled" coffee pulp (CP) was most efficient in growth and acidification of CP. All the microorganisms tested grew in CP broth, but exhibited different degrees of autolysis during fermentation. ...
Health and production measures for smallholder pig production in Kikuyu Division, central Kenya
A longitudinal study was carried out in Kikuyu Division (a peri-urban area in central Kenyan highlands) between January 1999 and December 1999 to estimate the baseline parameters on reproductive performance of the sow, as ...
An analysis of agricultural credit markets in Vihiga Division of Kakamega District, Kenya
The agricultural credit markets in Vihiga Divison of Kakamega District, Kenya, were analysed using descriptive statistics and regression analyses applied to both secondary and primary data. The objective was to valuate ...
Comparative Evaluation of Five Widal Test Kits Used in Kenya for the Serological Diagnosis of Typhoid Fever
Typhoid fever, caused by Salmonella typhi (S. typhi), is currently one of the most serious human diseases in Kenya, sometimes occurring in epidemic proportions, particularly in schools. It is essentially an enteric disease, ...
Prevalence of gastrointestinal protozoa and association with risk factors in free range pigs in kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2010)