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Title:Environment and development in Kenya: research papers presented at the 1997/98 Academy Public Lecture Series on water and desertification
Editor:Wandiga, Shem O.ISNI
Series:A public lecture series
City of publisher:Nairobi
Publisher:Kenya National Academy of Sciences
Geographic terms:Kenya
Subsaharan Africa
Subjects:water management
Abstract:This volume contains the texts of public lectures on environment and development in Kenya delivered in 1997/1998 at the Kenya National Academy of Sciences. The contributions in the first part deal with water, those in the second part with drought and desertification: I. Policies, programmes and institutions of water sector management in sub-Saharan Africa (George O. Krhoda);Local and transboundary sharing of water resources: legal and equity issues (Albert Mumma); Maintenance of water quality standards in Kenya for the 21st century (Maurice M. Ndege); Management of water resources into the 21st century (John Rao Nyaoro). II. Legal and institutional regimes for the management of arid and semi-arid ecosytems in the IGAD member countries, with special reference to Kenya (J.B. Ojwang); The climate-desertification nexus: measures for combating desertification in Kenya in the 21st century (Alexander L. Alusa); Combating desertification and mitigating the effects of drought (C. Odegi Awuondo); Status of drought and desertification in Kenya (Samuel K. Mutiso). [ASC Leiden abstract]