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Evaluation of Manufactured Wood Stoves in Dadaab Refugee Camps, Kenya

This publication was produced for the United States Agency for International Development. It was prepared by Berkeley Air Monitoring Group. Executive Summary Introduction to study and tested stoves The purpose of this study was to obtain information on the potential suitability of…

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USAID
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21 Mar 2011
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Price Monitoring and Analysis Country Brief: Kenya, February 2010

Key Messages Cereal prices are still above average levels and hence deteriorating food access for low-income households. The country suffers from internal tribal conflicts and natural hazards such as drought and floods. There is consensus among agencies that the country is facing…

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Analysis
Source:
EU, FAO
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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Anopheles gambiae: historical population decline associated with regional distribution of insecticide-treated bed nets in western Nyanza Province, Kenya

Abstract (provisional) Background High coverage of insecticide-treated bed nets in Asembo and low coverage in Seme, two adjacent communities in western Nyanza Province, Kenya; followed by expanded coverage of bed nets in Seme, as the Kenya national malaria programme rolled out;…

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Analysis
Source:
BioMed Central
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21 Mar 2011
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Consuming cassava as a staple food places children 2-5 years old at risk for inadequate protein intake, an observational study in Kenya and Nigeria

Abstract (provisional) Background Inadequate protein intake is known to be deleterious in animals. Using WHO consensus documents for human nutrient requirements, the protein:energy ratio (P:E) of an adequate diet is > 5%. Cassava has a very low protein content. This study…

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Analysis
Source:
BioMed Central
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21 Mar 2011
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REVIEW OF WEATHER DURING THE OCTOBER-DECEMBER 2009 "SHORT RAINS" SEASON, JANUARY-FEBRUARY 2010 AND THE OUTLOOK FOR THE MARCH-APRILMAY 2010 "LONG-RAINS" SEASON

Ref. No. Met/ 7/23 Date: 24 February 2010 PRESS RELEASE 1. HIGHLIGHTS - Near-normal rainfall is expected over most parts of the country during March-May 2010 "Long-Rains" Season. - However, rainfall over the western and central districts is likely to be slightly enhanced…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
Govt. Kenya
Posted:
21 Mar 2011
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KENYA: "Flash blood" puts drug users at risk of HIV

MOMBASA, 24 February 2010 (PLUSNEWS) - Amina* and Rajab*, in their mid-twenties, spend most of their days getting high on heroin; when broke, Amina injects herself with Rajab's blood as soon as he has mainlined his heroin, for a…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
PlusNews
Posted:
26 May 2011

Kenya + 5 more

Africa: Finding the food crops of the future

JOHANNESBURG, 24 February 2010 (IRIN) - Temperatures seem set to soar to perilously high levels because of climate change. In another 40 years, would maize still be the staple food in Kenya, already hit by five failed rainy seasons?…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
26 May 2011

Kenya

KENYA: "A dream come true" for many slum residents

NAIROBI, 23 February 2010 (IRIN) Four years after an innovative slum-upgrading project was launched in Huruma, to the northeast of the Kenyan capital, at least 200 households are now living in improved homes, complete with infrastructure such as running water,…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
26 May 2011

Kenya

KENYA: Experts voice food security concerns

NAIROBI, 22 February 2010 (IRIN) - Bumper harvests being reported in several east African countries will do little to improve long-term food security in countries like Kenya, where almost six million of its 38 million inhabitants receive some form…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
TNH
Posted:
26 May 2011

Kenya

Kenya: Food crisis looms in the region in spite of current season of bumper harvest

By COSMAS BUTUNYI Posted Monday, February 22 2010 at 00:00 Food insecurity in Kenya has been the force behind the flourishing cross border trade in agricultural produce in East Africa. Faced with unfavourable weather, ineffective agricultural policies, poor organisation of small-scale…

Format:
News and Press Release
Source:
EastAfrican
Posted:
21 Mar 2011

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