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  1. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Southern Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa

    This research reviews legislation and policies in Zimbabwe that have a direct or indirect bearing on the relocation of communities. The current model for large-scale investments has changed from previous models, where the majority of investment projects were undertaken by international companies with limited governmental intervention. While relocation of communities may be inevitable, it is argued that such actions should take into account constitutional provisions, regional and international best practices.

  2. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2017
    Ethiopia, Kenya, Eastern Africa

    Presentation of the project (East Africa and Sahel) for the Annual meeting (2017) organized in Niger (ICRISAT)

  3. Library Resource
    Institutional & promotional materials
    October, 2017
    Eastern Africa, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Western Africa, Mali, Niger

    The document presents the progress of three interrelated components: 1) MEL-platform for supporting project planning and implementation of review and monitoring strategy; 2) Framework for Project engagement with Development Partners, measuring project outcomes and impacts where possible; 3)
    Geoinformatics Options by Context (GeOC)

  4. Library Resource
    Policy Papers & Briefs
    March, 2017
    Kenya

    The Kilimanjaro Initiative is a rural women’s mobilisation from across Africa towards an iconic moment at the foot of Mt Kilimanjaro in October 2016. The Kilimanjaro Initiative was conceived by the Rural Women during a meeting of rural women and civil society organisations in 2012, held in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania. This initiative aims to create space for us as rural women to be able to participate in decision making processes about land and natural resources.

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    The objective of the study was to find out the factors influencing land prices in Nakuru County. This was prompted by the recent upsurge of land prices in the country and the researcher was particularly interested in Nakuru County. The real estate sector experiences a series of booms and busts and it was therefore important to find out what is causing them.

  6. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    Determining an appropriate allocation of land between alternative competing uses is a fun-damental problem that continues to be a challenge in many developing countries. Amboseli Ecosystem, one of Kenya’s rangelands has been experiencing changes in its economic activi-ties. Traditionally pastoralism and wildlife conservation has been the key source of livelihood for people in the ecosystem. Crop production is a more recent economic activity being inte-grated in the ecosystem. These changes are attributable to the macro and micro economic, social and demographic factors.

  7. Library Resource
    Journal Articles & Books
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    An study was carried out in Kenya to assess the suitability of three promiscuous soybean varieties
    (SB19, GAZELLE and TGX1990-5F) intercropped with Maize (Duma 43). A randomised complete
    block design was used replicated three times with seven treatments. The arrangement of
    intercropping was 1:1. Data collection included germination %, plant height, days to 50% flowering,
    days to 75% maturity, yield biomass per plant, 100 grain weight, grain yield, harvest index and Land

  8. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    This study focuses on the influence of miraa (Catha edulis) production on land-use patterns in Mbeere South Sub-County, Embu County. It was borne out of the need to interrogate the phenomenon of invasive and unregulated land-use practices, particularly agricultural practices that have far-reaching spatial and socio-economic implications on livelihoods; and seek mechanisms to safeguard rural areas from negative consequences emanating from the same.

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