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Current status, utilization, succession and zonation of mangrove ecosystem along Mida Creek, Coast Province, Kenya
Mangrove forests have been destroyed as a result of human activities and this is a threat to the mangrove ecosystem and the living things depending on them. Research on the current status, utilization, succession and ...
An Assessment of the Water Quality of Lake Baringo, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 1990)
Effectiveness of natural wetland in waste water treatment: a case study of tibia wetland, Limuru Municipality, Kenya.
Information on wetland function in waste water treatment is very important as the information can be used to detect undesirable qualities of water. The aim of the study was to assess the effectiveness of natural wetlands ...
Dust Pollution and Its Health Risks among Rock Quarry Workers in Kajiado County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2015-07)
Dust pollution in quarries pose various health risks to the workers including respiratory ailments, skin and eye problems. Depending on the chemical composition and the concentration of the dust, the workers are exposed ...
Phytoremediation Potential of Cyperus Alternifolius, Cyperus Dives and Canna Indica in Flamingo Farm Constructed Wetland, Naivasha Sub-County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2018-11)
Contamination of fresh water sources with heavy metals found within the agricultural areas is largely contributed by amongst other factors, application of inorganic fertilizers and pesticides. Removal of heavy metals from ...
Effects of traditional harvesting techniques on the growing stock of Rhizophora mucronata and Ceriops tagal in Lamu Mangrove forest, Kenya
The gazetted forest area in Lamu District is 50093.4 ha of which mangroves occupy 46,184 ha. and 85% of mangroves in Kenya. The Bajuni in Lamu depend on mangrove harvesting and fishing as their main source of income. They ...
Participatory agroforestry extension: the experience with small-scale farmers in Trans Nzoia district, Rift Valley province Kenya
This study was conducted in Trans Nzoia District and it pursued the concept of farmer participation in agroforestry extension with particular reference to small-scale farmers. The study identified extension methods and ...
Smallholder Farmers’ Perception and Practice of On-Farm Tree Species Diversification in Siaya County, Western Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-02)
Biodiversity is an important component of agricultural landscape but has been under threat of depletion recently. This is because of the escalating poverty and pursuance by farmers to shield their households from hunger. ...
The potential of life cycle management for sustainable production of sugar at Mumias Sugar Company, Kenya
As the international community continues to embrace sustainability thinking in decisionmaking, the sugarcane industry too has to adopt and operate within principles of sustainable entrepreneurship. A key input in this ...
Adoption of Biogas Technology and Its Contribution to Livelihoods and Forest Conservation in Abogeta Division, Meru County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2018)
Fuelwood is the predominant energy source for cooking in rural households of Abogeta division in Meru County. Previously most wood was sourced from Mt. Kenya forest reserve. However, since enactment of a legislation ...