Alors qu'ils sont tributaires de l'élevage, de nombreux ménages vivant dans les régions arides et semi-arides du Kenya sont régulièrement confrontés à des pertes de bétail importantes en raison des sécheresses chroniques qui affectent la région.
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Library ResourceArticles et Livresjanvier, 2011Kenya
Library ResourceArticles et Livresjuin, 2011Kenya, Rwanda
Dans les pays en développement, le secteur des combustibles bois constitue une importante source d’énergie, qu’il s’agisse du bois de chauffage ou du charbon de bois, et de moyens d’existence pour les pauvres vivant en milieu rural, aussi bien en termes de création d’emplois que de génération de revenus tirés de la vente de ces produits.
Library ResourceArticles et LivresKenya
Agricultural value chains link urban consumption with rural production. Changing demand, as a consequence of urbanization, emergence of «modern» consumption patterns or new trends in international trade, impacts on rural areas along value chains and spills over to marketing and production systems.These rural urban linkages bear challenges but also mutual benefits for producers and consumers and can be promising entry points for development interventions.This is illustrated with the case of the Kenyan potato value chain.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresjanvier, 2008Kenya
Kenya is still largely agrarian with 80 percent of its population depending on agriculture for food, employment and income. The dilemma facing the country is that only 20 percent of the land is suited for agricultural production. A greater proportion of the country, however, consists of agroecologically less favoured areas (LFAs). Another dilemma in Kenya?s agricultural sector is that economic development impacts are not homogeneously spread even among the agriculturally favoured areas.
Library ResourceArticles et LivresSomalie, Kenya, Soudan
Two images have dominated the northern media in recent months.The first is of desolation in remote, rural areas in Africa affected by drought, conflict or famine, such as in Somalia, northern Kenya or Darfur, Sudan. The second is a different kind of desolation - that of urban squalor as portrayed in the film «The Constant Gardener». Nairobi's Kibera, which provides a backdrop for the film, is a bustling shantytown with a population of ca.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresmars, 2011Rwanda, Kenya
The number of woodfuel consumers in Africa is projected to increase from around 2.5 billion in 2004 to 2.7 billion by 2030, with sub-Saharan Africa accounting for the highest increase. Rwanda and Kenya are two good examples of countries in which woodfuel plays a key role in energy provision, poverty alleviation and economic development.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresjuin, 2014Kenya
A focus edition on family farming would hardly be credible without giving the family farmers themselves an opportunity to speak. We talked to Moses Munyi, the owner of a six-hectare farm in Embu, Kenya, about his everyday life and about his views of the prospects for farming in the future.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresjuin, 2014Kenya, République-Unie de Tanzanie
How can the private sector contribute to the fight against hunger, poverty and malnutrition in the remote areas of sub-Saharan Africa? This article looks at a model that has been applied in Kenya and Tanzania, addressing the right tools, skills and knowledge to make smallholder production a success.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresjuin, 2013Kenya
In the early 1980s, Germany’s KfW Development Bank financed the first irrigation project around Mount Kenya. A reliable supply of water was expected to enable farmers to achieve stable yields. In this way, they could not only safeguard their own food supply but also supply new markets and earn themselves an income. The following article takes stock of progress and benefits.
Library ResourceArticles et Livresmars, 2015Kenya
In Kenya, smallholders are improving the health of their families by growing local cereal varieties and indigenous vegetables. The use of traditional foods is even helping people with HIV/AIDS.
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