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Rural women’s participation in Agro forestry and its implications on a sustainable environment in Nyando District
(University Of Nairobi, 2002)
Poverty has led to a deterioration of the rural environment in Nyando District. This study set out to examine women’s participation in agroforestry as a land use approach that can contribute to a sustainable rural environment ...
Dynamics of poverty, livelihoods and property rights in the lower Nyando basin of Kenya
Much institutional analysis in the water sector at national as well as global levels has focused principally on the working of law, policy and administration of water sector—the three pillars of water institutions. In ...
Hydronomics and terranomics in the Nyando basin of Western Kenya
This paper uses the concepts of hydronomics as systems of rules that define water management and terranomics as systems of rules that define land management and explores their linkages in rainfed agriculture and irrigation ...
Catchment Property Rights And The Case Of Kenya's Nyando Basin
(Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, 2005)
Attention to watershed management is increasing across the developing world. In India, for example, more than US $500 million is invested in watershed projects every year. There are compelling reasons to believe that this ...
Securing Water for the Environment in the Mara River of Lake Victoria Catchment, Kenya and Tanzania
The Mara River basin encompasses some of the world’s most unique ecosystems and human communities, tightly linked by their dependence on water from the Mara River. From its headwaters in Kenya, the Mara River flows through ...
12 irrigation management and poverty dynamics: case study of the Nyando Basin in Western Kenya
(Academic Press, 2007)
Three distinct pathways of irrigation development have been pursued in Kenya over the last 20 years: a topdown planning approach, a centralized service approach and an unregulated smallholder approach. All three pathways ...