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  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    Declining size of the farm holdings in most high agricultural potential areas as a result of continuous land fragmentation is currently a major policy concern in Kenya. The purpose of this study was to evaluate the effect of land fragmentation and agro-ecological zones (AEZs) on food security and farm efficiency in Kenya. The study used data collected from 384 farm-households that were randomly selected from three AEZs in the Embu County, using a multistage stratified sampling technique.

  4. 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

  5. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    Vihiga is one of the most densely populated counties in Kenya with a current population density of 1,045 persons per square km. The high population has exerted enormous pressure on available land resource resulting in land fragmentation and uneconomic subdivision. However the seriousness of the problem has not been systematically analyzed and documented.

  6. 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.

  7. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    A study on street addressing system reveals that there are several benefits associated with the system. In fact, it is one of the most feasible systematic efficient approaches for managing properties and locating places. A sizeable sample of planning authorities in developed countries have applied successfully street addressing to manage cities, towns and urban areas.

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

    Background. This study examines an intervention strategy to reduce the risk of chromium (Cr) exposure. It follows a previous Cr exposure investigation, which revealed that large volumes of Cr-contaminated waste were burnt on site. The study site had a long history of land-based waste disposal since 1994.

    Objective. The potential for phytoremediation using bamboo species to restore Cr-contaminated soil was evaluated.

  9. Library Resource
    Reports & Research
    December, 2017
    Kenya

    The land question in Kenya has never been solved. Land is a pertinent source of livelihood, the problem has persisted and in a number of years caused chaos as people grow impatient. Over time, there have been complaints from various communities and recently, the past governments have sought to listen to the ailing communities. The National Land Policy and the National Land Commission characterize efforts to remedy the continued situation bedeviling the African communities.

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