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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. ...
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 ...
Effects of the Public Procurement Oversight Authority Standard Tender Document on Procurement of Public Building Works in Kenya : A Case of Ministry of Public Works Managed Projects
(Journal of Buit Environment, University of Nairobi, 2013-06-17)
Procurement of public construction projects among clients and other stakeholders continues to be a matter of concern all over the world. Over the years, the government has introduced and revised conditions of contract ...
Land Tenure in Slum Upgrading Projects
This paper gives an overview of slum upgrading in Kenya observing that slums are a major urban housing phenomena in Kenya that require immediate attention. Rather than demolishing them, which renders many people homeless, ...
Form Making in Architecture
Form making is one of the most important activities that the architect is engaged in when creating architecture. During the process of form making the architect expresses the individual perceptions of reality in tangible ...
Status and Prospects in Research Infrastructure Development in Nuclear Analytical Spectrometry and Radiometric Instrumentation Methodologies for Environmental Radiation and Associated Radioactivity Measurements and Modelling Studies in Kenya
(International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), 2010-09)
Since 2002 the Department of Physics at the University of Nairobi has established the Applied Nuclear and Radiation Physics Division for graduate training in a variety of nuclear science fields and research, the major line ...