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Population trends of soil invertebrate macrofauna within a hedgerow intervropping in Embu, Kenya
The effects of land use practices on the soil invertebrate populations is well documented, but their potential as indicators of soil status is little understood. A study was undertaken to test the hypothesis that soil ...
Effect of a cowpea intercrop on maize yield and nutrient use efficiency in the coastal lowlands and semi-arid parts of Kenya
To establish maize yield responses to N and P fertilizer and to manure, cowpeas were intercropped with maize in the drier zones of Kenya. The experiments were conducted over five seasons at six trial sites, in the coastal ...
Investment in Human Capital through Institutions of Higher Education for the Revival of Kenya's Economy
Despite economic theory postulating that increases in investment in human capital and physical capital leads to increase in economic growth, in the Kenyan case, this has not been true. This paper empirically examines the ...
Determinants of Adoption and Utilisation of Integrated Soil Fertility Management by Small Holders in Central Kenya
Per capita food production in Africa has been declining over the last two decades, contrary to global trends due to soil fertility decline. The study sought to determine factors that influence adoption and utilization of ...
Improving soil nutrients and water management to increase crop yield for enhanced livelihoods of small scale farmers in semi-arid eastern Kenya
Food insecurity in Kenya is on the increase unless appropriate measures are taken. This is because nearly 80% of the land is arid to semi-arid and therefore not favorable for crop production using the current methods ...
Youth citizenship, national unity and poverty allev iation: East and West African approaches to the education of a new generation
(Research Consortium on Educational Outcomes and Poverty, 2009)
Youth citizenship is now on the international agenda. This paper explores what that concept might mean in the context of two African nations: Kenya and Ghana. Post independence, both countries focused on rethinking the ...
Potential role of corporate social responsibility in poverty alleviation among contract sugarcane farmers in the Nzoia sugarbelt, Bungoma, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2009)
Although introduction of contract sugarcane farming was expected to alleviate poverty through increased income to farmers, it is widely acknowledged that poverty levels in western Kenya are still high. While the sugar ...
National culture and organizational capabilities of IT offshoring services in Kenya.
(Association for Information Systems AIS Electronic Library (AISeL), 2012-12)
Patterns of injuries during the 12th Africa women's volleyball club championship in Nairobi
(Kenyatta University, 1997)
Injuries are common in sports, especially dynamic ones such as volleyball. An accurate documentation of such injuries will provide useful information for future planning, prevention, treatment and management. But ...