Recent Submissions

  • Determinants of Income Diversification among Fishing Communities in western Kenya. 

    Olale, E.; Henson, S.; Cranfield, J. (Canadian Agricultural Economics Society, 2010)
    Fishing communities in developing countries are among the poorest communities. However, past studies have generally failed to investigate ways of reducing poverty among these communities. In order to address this research ...
  • An Assessment of Kenya's Coastal Tourism. 

    Achieng, O. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    Kenya's fundamental policy is to maximise net economic benefits from tourism, subject to social, cultural, environmental and political constraints. In practice this means maximising wealth generated by tourism (with raising ...
  • The Role of the University in the Development of National Marine Policy. 

    Moorjani, S.A. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    The University as an institution of higher learning must involve itself in enhancing our knowledge of the marine environment and the animal and plant life of the region, as well as contributing to the development of marine ...
  • Regional Perspectives to Combat Marine Pollution around Africa. 

    Kaniaru, D. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    The scope of regional action under the auspices of or in conjunction with the OAU is open-ended and fundamental, not only in the economic, political, scientific and technological fields but also in such areas as co-operation ...
  • Role of United Nations Organisations in Development and Management of Marine Resources and Environment. 

    Krause, D.C, (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    The nations of eastern Africa are facing an unprecedented challenge with respect to their marine resources and environment. Many countries are assuming responsibility for offshore areas out to 200 nautical miles (370 ...
  • Development of the Shipping Industry: the East African Case. 

    Mahalu, C.R. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    In this paper, we shall not deal with the law of the sea as such, but with an activity which is governed by international maritime law — the shipping industry. Historically, international maritime law originated before the ...
  • Land and Access Rights in Kenya's Water-Front at the Coast. 

    Okoth-Ogendo, H.W.O. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    This paper is concerned with two issues only. Firstly, it sets out to examine the structure of land ownership along Kenya's coastal waterfront; and in particular to identify as precisely as possible what social classes or ...
  • Marine National Parks in Coastal and Offshore Resources Management. 

    Asava, W.W. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    This paper deals with the establishment and management of Marine National Parks in Kenya since 1962 when the First World Conference on National Parks was held In Seattle. Kenya was anxious to implement recommendations of ...
  • Some Aspects of Current Sedimentation, Depositional Environments and 'Submarine 'Geomorphology of Kenya's Submerged Continental Margins. 

    Hove, A.R.T. (University of Nairobi, Insstitute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    In spite of their submarine location and a fairly thick cover of recent sediments, submerged continental margins (continental shelves) are geologically and topographically very similar to the continents they border, and ...
  • The Kenya Draft Articles on Exclusive Maritime Economic Zone Concepts: Analysis and Comments on the Original Proposal. 

    Okidi, C.O. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    In this paper we shall examine the implications of the Kenya Draft Articles, particularly with reference to the allocation of rights and obligations of the coastal states vis-a-vis the land-locked states over the economic ...
  • Conservation and Development of Coastal and Off-Shore Resources in East Africa: Agenda for Research. 

    Okidi, C.O. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    The purpose of this paper is two fold. First, it will briefly outline the national and international interests at stake in the negotiations and relate them to Kenya and its neighbours where necessary. Secondly, key subject ...
  • Valuation of Environmental Assets in the Lake Victoria basin. 

    Kulindwa, K.A.A. (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pan African START Secretariat (PASS)Nairobi, Kenya, 2006)
    Chapter 8 of Agenda 21, the programme of action by the United Nations, an outcome of the earth summit in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, advocates for “Making effective use of economic instruments and market and other incentives” ...
  • Land cover, land use change and related issues in the Lake Victoria basin: States, drivers, future trends and impacts on environment and human livelihoods. 

    Ochola, W.O. (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pan African START Secretariat (PASS)Nairobi, Kenya, 2006)
    Land is a critical resource for the survival of the over 25 million inhabitants of the Lake Victoria basin in which agriculture contributes immensely to local and national economies. The steady decline in per capital land ...
  • Legal and Institutional Aspects of Management of the Environment in Lake Victoria basin. 

    Okidi, C.O. (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pan African START Secretariat (PASS)Nairobi, Kenya, 2006)
    As a contribution to the environmental assessment of Lake Victoria basin this paper presents and appraises available legal provisions and the institutional mechanisms for promoting objectives of rational management of the ...
  • Legislative Development in Kenya Concerning the Territorial Sea and the Continental Shelf. 

    Okidi, C.O. (University of Nairobi, Institute for Development StudiesNairobi, Kenya, 1978)
    This paper discusses two legislative Acts in Kenya, the Territorial Waters Act of 1972 and the Continental Shelf Act of 197 5. It is the first in a series of studies which will examine the development of legislation and ...
  • Conflict over Transboundary Fishery on Lake Victoria and its Management. 

    Mukasa, C.T.K.; Owino, J.P.; West, K. (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pan African START Secretariat (PASS)Nairobi, Kenya, 2006)
    The Nile perch fishery on Lake Victoria has become a highly demanded commodity because of its commercial value at the international market. The increased demand and declining fish stock of the Nile perch fish has led to ...
  • Lake Victoria: will it support life tomorrow? A case for abatement of pollution and eutrophication of fresh waters. 

    Wandiga, S.O.; Madadi, V.O.; Kirimire, B.T.; Kishimba, M. (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pan African START Secretariat (PASS)Nairobi, Kenya, 2006)
    The decline in the quality of water has been associated with human activities in both the catchments and near shore areas. The poor quality of Lake Victoria’s water is a result of discharges of untreated sewer and chemical ...
  • Energy and Environment in the Lake Victoria basin. 

    Arungu-Olende, S. (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pan African START Secretariat (PASS)Nairobi, Kenya, 2006)
    The local and national economies of Lake Victoria basin communities are heavily dependent on energy that fuels agriculture, industry, commerce, transportation and other economic activities; and powers our houses, offices, ...
  • Natural disasters in Lake Victoria Basin (Kenya): Causes and impacts on environment and livelihoods. 

    Opere, A.; Ogallo, L.A. (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pan African START Secretariat (PASS)Nairobi, Kenya, 2006)
    The paper puts into context, the main forms of natural disastors that predisposes the environment and inhabitants of the Lake Victoria basin to vulnerabilities. Singling out drought and floods as the most devastating natyral ...
  • Aquatic biodiversity of Lake Victoria basin 

    Wakwabi, E.O.; Balirwa, J.; Ntiba, M.J. (United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Pan African START Secretariat (PASS)Nairobi, Kenya, 2006)
    Lake Victoria is the largest lake in Africa, with the largest freshwater fishery in the world. There are nine main affluent river basins (Sio, Nzoia, Yala, Nyando, Sondu-Miriu, Awach, Kuja, Mara, and Kagera), and one surface ...

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