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Being young, Kenyan and gendered: the outcomes of schooling and transitions to adulthood in poor urban and rural settings
This paper which is derived from findings of the Education, Youth, Gender and Citizenship (YGC) project1 foregrounds the experiences and outcomes of schooling as constructed through the voices of young female and male ...
Ecological management of cereal stem borers in Ethiopia. Integrated Approaches to Higher Maize Productivity in the New Millennium.
Three lepidopterous stem borers were reported on maize in Ethiopia. Although complete crop loss is evident in some areas, the average yield loss of maize caused by cereal stem borers in Ethiopia can be estimated between ...
Results of the DAAD Alumni Summer School on Topics of Integrated Watershed
Managing watersheds is a process, which requires integrated concepts, skills and planning. This is pursued as an ongoing process demanding regular monitoring and evaluation for sustainable utilisation of natural resources. ...
Watershed sediment measurement and sediment transport modeling techniques: Case study to quantify the impact of converting cropland to forested stream buffers on soil loss and water quality at the watershed scale
Watershed models such as the Soil and Water Assessment Tool (SWAT) have been widely used to simulate watershed hydrologic processes and the effect of management, such as agroforestry, on soil and water resources. In order ...
Gender, education and education for all in sub-saharan Africa: progress, challenges and the way forward
(Austrian Research Foundation for International Development – ÖFSE, 2007-02-06)
Promotion of Leguminous Plants and Organic Inputs for Improving Soil Productivity in smallholder Farms of Central Highlands of Kenya
Declining soil and productivity is a major problem facing smallholder farmers in the central highlands of Kenya.This decline is caused by continuous cultivation of soils without adequate addition of external inputs in form ...
Globalisation and the New Pan East Africanism: Exploring Borderland Research and Theoretical Issues in the Study of Regional Integration
(The Africa-Asia-Latin America Scholarly Collaborative Program., 2008)
Intellectual discourses on regional integration in Africa have continued to gener¬ate diverse and often contradictory debates and responses. A common con¬vergence in these debates, as they have increasingly come to be ...