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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. ...
Prevalence of gastrointestinal protozoa and association with risk factors in free range pigs in kenya
(University of Nairobi, 2010)
The Missing Link in the Study of Diplomacy: The Management of the Diplomatic Service and Foreign Policy
This paper examines issues in the study of diplomacy and foreign policy. Its beginning point is that although there have been important contributions about the content of the foreign policy and diplomacy; there is a dearth ...
Ethnobotanical survey of biopesticides and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Meru central district of Kenya
Ethnopharmacological relevance: The purpose of this study was to carry out a survey and document plants used in Meru-central district by traditional healers with emphasis on those used as biopesticides. Materials and ...
Trace Element Concentrations in Some Traditional Diets Consumed in Selected Parts of Eastern Province of Kenya
Dietary quality is vital in maintaining sound nutritional status. The ecological conditions thus influence the type of diets and their nutritional quality. The purpose of this study was to determine the trace element/mineral ...
Institutional and organizational frameworks for dairy and beef cattle recording in Kenya: a review and opportunities for improvement
(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,, 2011)
To facilitate livestock improvement in developing countries, records on animal populations and their various productivity levels are important. However, in these countries, livestock recording presents a huge challenge. ...
Choice of Fresh Vegetable Retail Outlets by Developing-Country Urban Consumers: The Case of Kale Consumers in Nairobi, Kenya
Fresh produce retailing in many developing-country urban centers is changing with the recent emergence and rapid growth of supermarkets and specialty stores. These retail outlets are competing with the traditional wet ...
Determinants of manufactured exports in Kenya
(DBA Africa Management Review, 2012)
This paper uses firm level survey panel data to estimate parameters of export propensity and intensity in Kenyan manufacturing. The effects of unobservable factors that would otherwise bias the estimated parameters are ...
Effect of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund on Youth Enterprises in Kenya
This study sought to determine the effect of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) on youth enterprises. The study location was in Siaya County, Kenya and stratified random sampling was used to select 28 financiers ...