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Effects of trends of climate variability and small-scale farmers’ perception and adaptation strategies in Kijabe Location, Kiambu County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2016-10)
This study was undertaken in Kijabe location where small-scale farmers depend on rain fed agriculture and over the years, frequent crop failure due to rain shortages has become common. Climate scientists predict increasingly ...
Socio-economic impacts of sugarcane farming on livelihoods and the biophysical environment in Transmara sub-county, Kenya.
(Kenyatta University, 2016-11)
Sugarcane farming has been practiced the world over since the Persian farmers discovered the “reeds that produced honey without bees” between the 6th and 4th Centuries in India. Since then, sugarcane farming has been ...
Integrating sustainable environmental practices in community based microfinance organizations in Kiambu County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2016-04)
This study focuses on integration of sustainable environmental practices into the activities supported by the Community-Based Microfinance Organizations (CBMFOs) which are vibrant in Kiambu County. The objectives of the ...
The role of land use and land cover changes and gis in flood risk mapping in Kilifi County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2016-05)
An increase in the size of population leads to changes in land use and land cover as the growing community seeks more land for agriculture, settlements and infrastructural development. Land use and land cover change (LULCC) ...