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An investigation of market share analysis among large and medium scale private owned manufacturing firms located within the Nairobi karea
The aim of this study was firstly to find whether Kenyan firms appropriate the importance of market share analysis, and secondly, to establish whether and how Kenyan firms determine their market share and the problems they ...
The impact of age at first birth and age at first birth and age at first marriage on fertility in Kenya
This study examines the impact of age at first birth and age at first marriage on fertility in Kenya, using the data drawn from Kenya Fertility Survey file. The mean ages at first birth and first marriage, total fertility ...
Inter-assemblage variability: towards an understanding of the effect of raw material procurment in the elmenteitan blade industry
(University of Nairobi, 1990)
This study is based on an attribute analysis of the Elmenteitan blades. Six sites were analysed in the study, Mt. Eburu, Maasai Gorge, Njoro River Cave, Ngamuriak, Sambo Ngige and Gogo Falls. The first three are from the ...
The role, efficiency and quality of service of the matatu mode of public transport in Nairobi, Kenya
This study is specifically concerned with an intermediate mode of public transport (or para-transit), a phenomenon which is prevalent not only in the form of the matatus in Nairobi but also in other urban centres of Less ...
The male anti-fertility effects of embelin and some of Its closely related benzoquinones
There is a broad range of biological ,activities acclaimed to benzoquinos and their derivations. Verifications of these claims awaits solid scientific evaluations.
Fish marketing problems among the small scale fishermen in siaya district: a case study of West Yimbo location on the shores of Lake Victoria
(University of Nairobi., 1990)
The understanding of the marketing problems of such an important fishery as West Yimbo location in Lake Victoria provides a frame-work within which the management, production and institutional roles can be handled. The ...
Energy use by rural households In Kenya: a case study of welfare
Rural electrification can, potentially, enhance the welfare of households if the scarcity of inefficient traditional fuels and/or a rise in income facilitate interfuel substitution towards more electricity use. The aim of ...
Socio-political influences on bureaucratic resource allocation and utilization for rural development: a case study of Tongaren settlement division of western Kenya
The ouest for rapid rural development in Keny a is a priority factor on the agenda of not only the government but of the majority of the affected communities as well. But the attainment of the concrete objectives of rural ...
Trends of breastfeeding in "Laini-Saba" (Kibera) and their relationship to child health
(University of Nairobi, 1990-12)
This study was carried out in "Laini-Saba" village of the Kibera slum area in Nairobi. It examined the prevalence of breast feeding among mothers resident in such an urban slum setting, and also attempted to understand ...
A study for the manufacture of sodium hydrogen carbonate
(University of Nairobi, 1990)
Sodium hydrogen carbonate is used extensively in the baking and pharmaceutical industries, where it is required in very high purity. Commercially, it is prepared through the solvay process. " In this project methods ...