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Ocio-cultural and economic determinants of breast-feeding Duration in Karungu division, Migori district
This study on socio-cultural and economic determinants of breast-feeding duration was conducted among mothers of the Luo community of Karungu Division in Western Kenya. The study aimed at examining the influence of certain ...
Forecasting voluntary cash donations in private homes for the needy children:The case of Thomas Barnardo children's home, Nairobi
Private homes for the needy children receive 90% of their income by way of voluntary cash donations from. individuals and organizations. This huge part of their income, by its very nature is highly unpredictable and ...
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 ...
Factors affecting child survival in Kenya
(University of Nairobi, 1996)
This study investigated some factors which affected child survival in Kenya. The study had three main objectives. First, to establish the effects of selected socioeconomic factors and proximate variables on infant and child ...
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.
Determinants of adolescent fertility: a case of Meru secondary schools
The study was set to investigate how demographic and socio-economic variables determine adolescent fertility in Meru district. The marital status and occupation of adolescent parents, the level of education of ...
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 ...
The impact of inter-state relations on the use of the PTA clearing house
African integration systems are aimed at promoting economic development through both political and economic means by bringing together of hitherto autonomous regions or countries into an integrated whole. Usually ...