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Busseola segeta, a Potential New Pest of Maize in Western Kenya
In sub-Saharan Africa, Busseola fusca (Fuller) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae) is considered as one of the major stem borer pests of maize (Zea mays) and sorghum (Sorghum bicolor) . Recent surveys in Western Kenya indicated ...
Prolapsed Inter-vertebral disc in an African population
Characteristics of Prolapsed Intervertebral Disc (PID) in Africa, reports are scanty and often disparate PID in Kenya is commonest in the lower lumbar region of young people more in females and is associated with trauma
Export Standards, Market Institutions and Smallholder Farmer Exclusion from Fresh Export Vegetable High Value Chains: Experiences from Ethiopia, Kenya and Zambia
Many African countries are diversifying exports into fresh export vegetables, grown mainly by smallholder farmers. However, markets for these new products have stringent safety standards. This paper examines the green ...
Circumcision preference among women and uncircumcised men prior to scale-up of male circumcision for HIV prevention in Kisumu, Kenya
Following the endorsement by the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) of male circumcision as an additional strategy to HIV prevention, initiatives to introduce safe, ...
Building Synergies Between Ethical And Business Values For Better Institutional Performance In Africa
Businesses and corporate organizations globally are struggling to stay afloat amidst the biting effects of the economic crisis. The global economic crisis, increasing competition and the increasing cases of corporate and ...
Continuing Professional Development for Veterinarians Working in Africa
Livestock production in Africa makes a vital contribution to livelihoods, food security, income generation and gross national product. With itsenormous forage production potential and currentlivestockpopulation of more ...
Linking the Role of Government to Internet Diffusion in Nigeria: Is the 'Giant'of Africa Awakening?
This paper focuses on the role of government in the development of the Internet, as a representative artifact of a National Information Infrastructure (NII) of a country. We consider Nigeria, a developing country that has ...
The place of knowledge management in influencing lasting health change in Africa: an analysis of AMREF's progress.
(University of Nairobi, 2012)
INTRODUCTION: AMREF (African Medical and Research Foundation) developed a Knowledge Management Strategy that focused on creating, capturing and applying health knowledge to close the gap between communities and health ...
Adapting to Climate Change through a Paradigm Shift in Rural Development: The Case of Westgate Conservancy in Samburu County, Kenya
Climate change poses a plethora of challenges to agro-pastoral production in Africa resulting in different adaptation practices; some household-based, others community-based; many studies focus on the former. This paper ...