Now showing items 1-10 of 36
Place Branding as a Means for Negotiating for an African identity: A Personal Reflection of Myths, Roles and Perspectives in Kenya
The recreation of an indigenous identity for Africa has undergone significant challenge. The very nature of a dynamic global, socio-economic environment has created a political quagmire within African societies. Such ...
Variations of the effective temperature index (ET) in Kenya
Using the Effective Temperature Index (ET) as a measure of climatic comfort conditions in Kenya, this study analyses its spatial, seasonal and diurnal variations. This index is computed using data collected from 57 weather ...
Kiswahili Dialects Endangered: The Case of Kiamu and Kimvita
(International Journal of Humanities & Social Science, 2012-09)
Many commentators of Kiswahili language always indicate that Kiswahili has many dialects. Some say that Kiswahili has over 15 dialects. However, very few studies have been done to ascertain whether these dialects are still ...
Gender Paradigm Shift within the Family Structure in Kiambu, Kenya
(African Journal of Social Sciences, 2011)
The African family is organized along gender relations that stem from patriarchy. Patriarchy manifests itself in socio-economic and cultural structures that present diverse gender conflicts. Cultural gender norms affect ...
The provision of formal western education among the Kenyan pastoral communities; 1900-1990
(Eastern Africa Journal of Historical and Social Sciences Research, 2000)
Multivariate analysis of plant communities in the Narok district, Kenya: The influence of environmental factors and human disturbance
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1996)
Species type in 42 samples was examined using ordination analysis to establish whether the vegetation pattern displays gradation due to environmental factors, and whether the pattern was being altered by human disturbance. ...
An investigation of the influence of human disturbance on selected soil nutrients in Narok District, Kenya
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1999)
Selected soil nutrients were analysed purposely to establish whether they display a spatial pattern due to environmental factors and whether the pattern has been affected by human activities. Data analysis involved descriptive ...
Analysis of Factors Influencing Adoption of Soil and Water Conservation Technologies in Ngaciuma Sub-Catchment, Kenya
(African Journal of Basic & Applied Sciences, 2012)
The main study objective was to determine and examine factors influencing the adoption of soil and water conservation (SWC) technologies for sustainable watershed management and planning in the Ngaciuma sub-catchment. To ...
Land Resources Information and Services for Land use Planning
The experience in soil science is based on interaction with some of you professionals in the course of duty, interaction with academic in the universities and my own experience as a small-scale farmer. Although Iam not a ...
The impact of ecotourism on livelihood and natural resource management in Eselenkei, Amboseli Ecosystem, Kenya
This paper presents the impact of ecotourism† on livelihood and natural resource management in the periphery of Amboseli Biosphere Reserve in Kenya. Ecotourism initiatives that have been introduced by Porini Ecotourism, a ...