1. This handbook makes available information on the most useful trees and shrubs in Kenya. It provides valuable information on a wide range of mainly indigenous species that are important for farmers, pastoralists and other rural people. The trees and shrubs covered may be used for food, medicine,...
  2. Soil living organisms, including the large-sized (macrofauna) and small-/medium-sized (mesofauna) organisms, among others, play important roles in improving soil conditions and driving ecosystem stability, nutrient availability, and improvement of soil fertility. These organisms can break down...
  3. A report on a national workshop for Kenyan non-governmental organizations, November 24-December 8, 1990, St. Julian's Centre, Limuru, Kenya.
  4. The theme of the 4th KEFRI scientific conerence was "Recent advances in forestry research for environmental conservation, improved livelihood and economic development" with the objective of sharing and disseminating current research findings and technologies to enhance forestry development among...
  5. The guidlines provided in this book are an attempt to apply some of the ideas of participatory approach to planning agroforestry extension at the local level in Kenya. It is the hope of the author that publication of this manual will help to strengthen the collaboration between Kenyan farmers and...
  6. The basic and technical knowledge for all tree seed-related activities are compiled in this handbook. General considerations provide the necessary background to ensure the genetical quality both in seed production and in seed collection. It will be a useful guide for foresters, extension...
  7. The goal of this manual is to introduce some of the ideas and techniques of organic farming. The information presented gives a basic understanding of organic farming and general instructions on soil care, how to make liquid manure and plant teas, how to buid and use an A-frame, how to buid a...
  8. This book describes a range of ethnoveterinary practices used in Kenya and among the Somali community in neighbouring Ethiopia. It is intended mainly as a practical guide for field staff and local people who work with livestock. It is written in simple language and structures so as to enable...
  9. This guide was produced by Extension Officers for all those who work with groups expecially in livestock development. Farmer's groups, like any other development groups have similar dynamics which need to be handled at group level. The use of role playing, case studies, stories, etc. are meant...
  10. 2003-01-01 The aim of this booklet is chiefly to familarize readers with the details of the more common mangos that are potentially suitable for commercial and backyard production. Their respective origins, characteristics, advantages and disadvantages are discussed. In addition, information regarding...