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Biomass Energy Resource of the Highland Bamboo (Yushania alpina) and Its Potential for Sustainable Exploitation in Southern Aberdares Forest
(Scientific Research Publishing Inc., 2017)
Yushania alpina is the only bamboo species native to Kenya and covers about 150,000 ha growing in pure or mixed stands in the montane forests. The Aberdare forest is one of the natural habitats for Y. alpine occupying an ...
Challenges Facing Women Entrepreneurs in Africa -A Case of Kenyan Women Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship is the engine of economic growth and wheel that pedal the vehicle of economic development and has been recognized for its importance in the area of job creation, revenue generation, poverty alleviation and ...
The Teaching of English Idioms in Kenyan Secondary Schools: Difficulties and Effective Strategies
(Australian International Academic Centre, 2016)
Tea trade in Kenyan markets: Effects of marketing strategies on sustainable domestic market and return to the smallholder tea enterprise
Kenya is the third largest tea producer and the leading producer of black tea in the world. It exports over 99% of her tea as black CTC of which 88% is exported in bulk form while the rest as value added tea. Kenyan tea ...
TRANSFORMING IMPLEMENTATION OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP EDUCATION PROGRAMME IN TECHNICAL TRAINING INSTITUTIONS IN KENYA
(European Centre for Research Training and Development UK (www.ea-journals.org), 2013-09)
Effectiveness of implementation of entrepreneurship education programme in technical training institutions in Kenya is in question. Teaching and assessment methods used by teachers are insensitive to entrepreneurship ...
Simulation of (16)O (n, p) (16)N reaction rate and nitrogen-16 inventory in a high performance light water reactor with one pass core
(Applied Radiation and Isotopes; Elsevier, 2014-12)
The rate of activation of the isotope (16)O to (16)N in a typical HPLWR one pass concept was calculated using MCNP code. A mathematical model was used to track the inventory of the radioisotope (16)N in a unit mass of ...
Spatial scales influence long-term response of herbivores to prescribed burning in a savanna ecosystem
(CSIRO PUBLISHING, 2017-04)
Both wild and prescribed fire in savanna ecosystems influence habitat use by herbivores by creating or maintaining spatial and temporal heterogeneity in forage quality and vegetation cover. Yet little is known about how ...
Species Composition, Distribution, and Seasonal Abundance of Liriomyza Leafminers (Diptera: Agromyzidae) Under Different Vegetable Production Systems and Agroecological Zones in Kenya
(Environmental Entomology, 2015-02-03)
A longitudinal study to identify the species of Liriomyza leafminer, their distribution, relative abundance, and seasonal variation, including their host range, was conducted in vegetable fields at three altitudes in Kenya ...
The genesis and evolution of Sungusungu vigilante group among the Abagusii Ethnic group of Kenya
This paper discusses the emergence of Sungusungu vigilante group among Abagusii of western Kenya. In doing so the paper appreciates the ineffectiveness of state security agencies in crime prevention and control to its ...