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Assessment of the contribution of urban agriculture to employment, income and food security in Kenya: A case of Kisumu municipality
(African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2013-06)
Kenya’s long – term development strategy (Vision 2030) has prioritised agricultural sector to drive the growth, although it does not mention urban agriculture. In 2009, the Kenya government prepared and approved National ...
Effects of different maize (Zea mays L.) – soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merrill) intercropping patterns on yields and land equivalent ratio
(Journal of Cereals and Oilseeds, 2013-07)
A feeding trial was conducted to investigate the effects of diets containing two sources (S) of protein, soybean meal (SBM) and groundnut cake (GNC) combined with 7.5 and 15% levels (L) of inclusion of wheat offal on growth ...
Heavy metal pollution in red haricot beans (Phaseolus vulgaris) and cowpeas (Vigna unguiculata) grown using untreated sewage water in Ruai, Nairobi-Kenya
Recurrent rainfall inconsistency experienced across Kenya brings about a reduction in crop production that relies on rain fed agriculture. Nairobi peri-urban farmers have turned to irrigate their residential plots using ...