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Kenya
  • Capital: Nairobi
  • Population: 40046566
  • Size: 582650.0 Km2

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Interrogating Decentralisation in Africa
Shandana Khan Mohmand (ed); M. Loureiro (ed) / Institute of Development Studies UK 2017
This issue of the Open Access IDS Bulletin examines the impact of decentralisation at the local level through detailed case studies of five countries – Ghana, Nigeria, Kenya, Uganda and Ethiopia. The issue deals with all three of...
Do electoral handouts affect voting behavior?
J. Guardado; L. Wantchekon / Afrobarometer 2017
The literature on vote-buying often assumes a complete transaction of cash for votes. While there is ample evidence that candidates target certain voters with cash handouts, it is unclear whether these actually result in highe...
Innovative risk finance solutions – Insights for geothermal power development in Kenya and Ethiopia
Paula Rolffs; J. Richardson; A. Amin / Climate and Development Knowledge Network 2017
Geothermal development is on the rise in many regions of the world. However, the high costs of field development, coupled with the high risks associated with resource exploration and drilling, still pose a significant barrier to ...
Provision of social protection services by non-state actors in Nyanza Region Kenya : assessing women empowerment
A. Nzioki; W. Mwasiaji / Partnership for African Social and Governance Research 2015
In Kenya, women are more likely than men to suffer poverty and its associated vulnerabilities, mainly because they are excluded from decision-making on economic issues, they have limited access to the factors of production, pa...
Kenya’s regional diplomacy: peripheral or adaptive pragmatism?
K. Emmanuel / South African Institute of International Affairs 2016
Kenya has, for some time, been dismissed as a reluctant regional actor. Those who question its influence and lack of leverage in regional geopolitics point to the country’s comparatively better economy and draw attention ...
Pro-Poor Access to Green Electricity in Kenya
A. Pueyo / Institute of Development Studies UK 2015
Is Kenya on track to follow an electrification strategy that is green and pro-poor? What are the main challenges to following this path? The two questions guiding this study are particularly relevant in a country with exceptional rene...
Impacts of seasonal climate communication strategies on farm management and livelihoods in Wote, Kenya
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2015
This study was undertaken in Wote division, Makueni district, Eastern province, Kenya, to test the effectiveness of different methods of communicating downscaled seasonal climate forecast information, and to assess its impact on manag...
Sustainable small ruminant breeding program for climate-smart villages in Kenya
Climate Change Agriculture Food Security 2015
Improving productivity of sheep and goats (i.e. small ruminants- SR) under smallholder farming systems faced with challenges of unfavourable climatic events has been identified as one means of enhancing livelihoods of communities livi...
The role of human rights in climate change adaptation: evidence from civil society in Cambodia and Kenya
Danish Institute for International Studies 2014
Inconsistent climate change policies increase the vulnerability of marginalised populations and lead to resource conflicts. A human rights-based approach can help protect the adaptive capacities of climate vulnerable populations. ...
The impacts of the Arid Lands Resource Management Project (ALRMPII) on livelihoods and vulnerability in the arid and semi-arid lands of Kenya
N. Johnson; A. Wambile / International Livestock Research Institute 2011
There is an urgent need for new approaches and effective models for managing risk and promoting sustainable development in arid and semi-arid lands (ASALs), especially in the face of climate change and increasing frequency of drought ...
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