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Climate Change, Pro-Poor Schemes and Water Inequality: Strengths and Weaknesses of Kauti Irrigation Water Users’ Association, Kenya
(The Nordic Africa Institute, 2015)
Determinants of Sustainable Utilization of Plant Resources in the Former Kakamega District, Kenya
(Organisation for Social Science, 2011-08)
Climate Change Adaptation Through Sustainable Water Resources Management in Kenya: Challenges and Opportunities
(Springer Nature, 2020)
Water is the medium through which society experiences the most dramatic and direct manifestations of climate change. At the same time, water has a critical role to play in climate change adaptation and is central towards ...
Hydrology and Integrated Water Resource Management for Sustainable Watershed Management in Kenya
(Cases on the Diffusion and Adoption of Sustainable Development Practices, 2013)
Degradation of watersheds and diminishing water resources lead to unsustainable environmental and socio- economic development. The hydrological characteristics are desirable for sustainable water resource exploitation. ...
Evaluation of Nitrogen Fixation using 15N Dilution Methods and Economy of a Maize-tepary Bean Intercrop Farming System in Semi-arid SE-Kenya
(Springer Netherlands, 2007)
Tepary bean has become popular among poor small-scale farmers in semi-arid Kenya, where it is intercropped with maize. This study aimed at i) evaluating the N-economy of maize/tepary bean intercrop versus sole crop using ...
Social and Economic Factors for the Adoption of Agroforestry Practices in Lake Victoria Catchment, Magu, Tanzania
(Springer Netherlands, 2011)
Environmental degradation is an issue of concern in the Lake Victoria catchment in Mwanza, Tanzania. Deforestation and improper soil management have lead to soil erosion, lake siltation, accumulation of C in the atmosphere ...
Role of Traditional Ethnobotanical Knowledge and Indigenous Institutions in Sustainable Land Management in Western Highlands of Kenya
The objective of this chapter is to elucidate the relevance of indigenous knowledge and institutions in natural resource management using western highlands of Kenya as a case study. The research design was a mixed method, ...
Improvement of Grain Legume Production in Semi-Arid Kenya Through Biological Nitrogen Fixation: the Experience With Tepary Bean (Phaseolus Acutifolius A. Gray Var. Latifolius)
(Springer Netherlands, 2004)
This chapter highlighted the food security concerns in sub-Saharan Africa, their contributing factors and possible ways of ameliorating the situation. It is recognised that Africa must embrace agricultural biotechnology ...