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Use of Calliandra Calothyrsus and Leucaena Tricandra Tree Species for Soil Nutrient Enhancement in Chuka Division, Central Highlands of Kenya
The central highlands of Kenya are characterized by high soil and nutrient losses through soil erosion and leaching. Research has reported positive results from the use of appropriate vegetative contour hedges since they ...
Smallholder Farmers' Marketing Channels for on-Farm Timber in Kenya: A Case of Embu District
In response to the shrinking government-based natural and plantation forests, and the increasing population growth, smallholder farmers have turned to planting trees on their farms for commercial and domestic use. They ...
Soil Organic Matter Status under Different Agroforestry Management Practices in Three Selected Sites in Kenya
Soil organic matter (SOM) plays an important role in ensuring a healthy soil status. This study was designed to evaluate the influence of organic resource management on SOM-related soil properties in the Kabetc, Maseno and ...
Private Investment in Urban Agriculture in Nairobi, Kenya
This paper is based on two key case studies: Kenchic Ltd and Farmer’s Choice Ltd. These two private companies are important players in the Kenyan poultry and pig industries, respectively. They support successful agriculture ...
An assessment of impact of charcoal making on distribution of some tree species in Kibwezi Division
This study was carried out in Kibwezi Division, Makueni District Kenya. The aim was to assess impact of charcoal making, abundance and distribution of some selected tree species. The selected species were: Acacia tortilis ...
Shifting Irrigation and its Effects on Community Livelihood and Environmental Quality in The Lower Ewaso Nyiro Basin, Isiolo District
(Kenyatta University, 2008)
This study set out to investigate the effects of shifting irrigation system on community livelihood and environmental quality along the Ewaso Nyiro river basin. The land area under irrigation schemes in Kenya is estimated ...