Factors influencing implementation of the African Development Bank funded project in the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology-Kenya

The African Development Bank (AIDB) Group provided funding to finance the support for Technical, Industrial, Vocational and Entrepreneurship Training (TIVET) project with the Ministry of Higher Education, Science and Technology as the executing agency. The project aims at constructing new Technical Institutions, upgrading existing ones, developing Human capacity, carrying out curriculum review, creating centers of excelle~ce and integrating l C'F in TIVET. The primary objectives of the project are to improve access, equity and promote quality and relevance of TIVET courses.

A water quality, biodiversity assessment and community perception analysis of Rungiri reservoir, Kikuyu Kenya.

The occurrence of the Limuru Trachyte in the Kikuyu area of Kiambu District to the north west of Nairobi has led to a lot of rock excavation for building and construction of houses and graveling material for road construction. In the late 1980s, extraction was undertaken in the area during the construction of the Nairobi-Nakuru dual carriage highway, which connects Nairobi with Western Kenya and Uganda.

The effect of sex composition on contraceptive use

This study used the 1998 Kenya Demographic and Health Survey (KDHS) data to establish the effect of sex composition on contraceptive use. Specifically, the study sought to: Determine women's preferred sex composition of their children; Determine the association between sex composition of living children and contraceptive use; and make policy recommendations. Results yielded by cross tabulations and the chi-square test (X2) showed that there was a significant association between sex composition of living children and contraceptive use.

The effect of intangible assets intensity on volatility of stock prices for firms listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange

The objective of this study is to evaluate the effect of intangible assets intensity on the volatility of stock prices for firms listed at the Nairobi Securities Exchange. The study checks if the intensity of intangible assets in a firm‟s balance sheet affects the volatility of their stock price. In most cases, it is expected that intangible assets intensity would results to a positive effect on stock price volatility. The study relies on secondary data of 13 sampled publicly listed companies with data of up to five years from 2010 to 2014.

Factors affecting performance of mutual funds in Kenya

The mutual Fund industry in Kenya has developed rapidly over the past two decades. This can be attributed to the various advantages associated with mutual funds as opposed to other investment instruments. Survival if the fund is purely determined by its performance in the market. This is determined by growth of fund investments and amount of periodic returns to investors for growth and value funds respectively. Furthermore, the growth in the mutual funds market in Kenya has led to great interest in the risk – return relationship in the market.

A survey of mycotoxigenic fungi and mycotoxins in poultry feed

The occurrence of fungi and their toxins in poultry feed lowers the hygienic quality of feed and presents several hazards to poultry and sometimes to 'man. To evaluate the magnitude of these hazards and generally the hygienic quality of feed presented to poultry in Nairobi, Kenya, several experiments were carried out. A total of 90 samples of poultry feeds were randomly sampled from farmers in peri-urban areas Nairobi province and in Kikuyu division of Kiambu district. dirty samples were collected in January, 30 in March, and 30 in May 1993.

Evaluating The Agronomic Effectiveness Of Human Faecal Compost On Maize Yields, Its Influence On Soil Chemical Properties And Soil Fauna Abundance

Low soil fertility status has been stated as the main cause of poor crop yields in many sub-Saharan countries. This challenge can be addressed by using cheap and readily available options. One such option is human excreta. Human excreta contain millions of tons of nutrients. It is estimated that in a year, humans excrete an equivalent of 20 -30% of global annual fertilizer industry production. Unfortunately, most of the nutrients end up in water bodies through wastewater and surface runoff.

Estimation of the prevalence of brucellosis in humans and livestock in northern Turkana district, Kenya

Brucellosis is an important zoonosis especially among the pastoralists like the Turkana who live in close contact with their livestock. A cross-sectional study was performed to determine the sera-prevalence of brucellosis in cattle, goats and humans in the northern part of Turkana District, Kenya and also to identify risk factors for the infection. Serum samples were collected over a period of four months starting October, 2006 to February, 2007. The study area was stratified into three regions reflecting how the area is served by the three major livestock routes.

Factors Influencing Project Completion in the Housing Construction Industry, Nairobi County

The property development industry greatly impacts on a country’s growth and development. It is an industry that contributes generously to the gross domestic product of a nation both directly and indirectly. Property development employs a huge proportion of the population and this includes both skilled and unskilled labour and spurs growth in many and other sectors of the economy. The study focused on four factors that have a great influence on the successful completion of property development projects: project management, finance, consultants and the contractor.

The Influence Of Reward System On Organizational Perfomance In Public Primary Teacher Training Colleges In Nairobi Zone, Kenya.

This study was set to investigate the influence of reward system on organizational performance in the public Primary Teacher Training Colleges in Nairobi Zone, Kenya.


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