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People, Livestock, And Wildlife: Existing Best Natural Resource Management Practices In Naibung’a And Namunyak Community Based Conservancies.
There are a number of successful Community Based Conservation (CBC) projects in Ewaso Nyiro ecosystem. The success of CBC depends upon its acceptance by rural peoples, but few studies have examined the factors behind the ...
Climate change and the emergence of helter-skelter livelihoods among the pastoralists of Samburu east district, Kenya
Climate change impacts livelihoods adversely in dry-lands of Northern Kenya in terms of longer and harsher droughts, shorter and intense precipitation and floods. Climate change interlocks with peoples life-worlds differently ...
Determination of carnivores prey base by scat analysis in Samburu community group ranches in Kenya
This study determined the prey base for four main carnivores found in Samburu Community group ranches and grazing area, Lion (Panthera leo), Leopard (Panthera pardus), Wild dog (Lycaon pictus) and Hyaena (Crocuta crocuta, ...
Ectoparasites (sucking lice, fleas and ticks) of small mammals in southeastern Kenya
During 1998–2000, at least 14 species (n = 309) of small mammals were live-trapped and examined for ectoparasites in moist forests of the Taita and Shimba Hills and drier savannah habitats of Nguruman, southeastern Kenya. ...
Anti-fertility effects of oral medroxyprogesterone acetate in rabbits
Studies on the anti-fertility effects of medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) were conducted in rabbits. The bioavailability of MPA and plasma concentrations of progesterone and luteinizing hormone (LH) after mating were ...
Bat species diversity and distribution in three vegetation communities of Meru National Park, Kenya
Diversity and distribution of bats was determined in four vegetation types in and around Meru National Park, Kenya between September 2000 and February 2001. Bat-habitat studies were based on plant species dominance, cover ...