Essays about: "Kenya"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 536 essays containing the word Kenya.

  1. 1. Pokot Young Pastoralists at the Crossroads - Tradition, Modernity and Land Tenure Transformations in East Pokot, Kenya

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för globala studier

    Author : Maddalena Cirani; [2020-02-18]
    Keywords : Pastoralism; Youth; ASALs; Africa; East Pokot; Land tenure; Modernity; Tradition;

    Abstract : East Pokot, in North-Western Kenya, falls under the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands(ASALs) of the Sub-Saharan region. Due to the yearly prolonged dry seasons, pastoralismhas traditionally guaranteed the most reliable source of livelihood. READ MORE

  2. 2. Modelling gross primary production in semi-arid regions: effects on carbon uptake of intensive agriculture in southern Kenya

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Institutionen för naturgeografi och ekosystemvetenskap

    Author : Malin Ahlbäck; [2020]
    Keywords : Physical Geography; Ecosystem Analysis; GPP; Africa; Kenya; Land cover changes; Cropland; Remote sensing; Sentinel-2; Earth and Environmental Sciences;

    Abstract : Background and aim: Gross primary production (GPP) is the largest global carbon (C) flux and an important component for counteracting anthropogenic CO2 emissions, understanding vegetation dynamics, and sustaining universal human standards. Africa plays a prominent role in the global C cycle, though our understanding of GPP dynamics is largely hampered by a paucity of ground-based observations. READ MORE

  3. 3. Remember Me by My Goat : Stories of Relatedness in More-than-Human Worlds of Maasai Women in Kenya

    University essay from Stockholms universitet/Socialantropologiska institutionen

    Author : Linda Eikestam; [2020]
    Keywords : Kenyan Maasai; women; multispecies relations; resource access;

    Abstract : This thesis explores the lives of Maasai women today in general, and in particular as seen through the lens of one woman, and her social network in Kajiado County, southern Kenya. By using a storytelling approach, I let the women’s own vivid stories, thoughts and priorities stay in focus. READ MORE

  4. 4. Quantifying Traffic Congestion in Nairobi

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Eric Bojs; [2020]
    Keywords : Topological Data Analysis; Traffic congestion; Quantification; Big Data; Smart Cities; Topologisk dataanalys; trafik; kvantifiering; big data; smarta städer;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to give insight into a novel approach for quantifying car traffic in developing cities. This is necessary to improve efficiency in resource allocation for improvements in infrastructure. The project took form of a case study of neighborhoods in the city of Nairobi, Kenya. READ MORE

  5. 5. AU-led Peace Operations : The Case of the AMISOM KDF’s Local Peacebuilding Engagement in Southern Somalia, Jubbaland Region

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för samhällsstudier (SS)

    Author : Philip Martinsson; Emil Thillberg; [2020]
    Keywords : AU-led Peace Operations; Peacekeeping; Counterinsurgency; Peacebuilding; System-thinking; AMISOM; KDF; Somalia; Jubbaland;

    Abstract : Contemporary peace operations are deployed to increasingly complex, high-risk environments where localised armed groups, often those that can influence the trajectory of the conflict are not at the table, at the same time militaries are mandated to facilitate social, economic and political transformative processes in recovered areas. By the opening of the twenty-first century, the distinction between peacebuilding and military interventions converged both in policy and practice and increasing pressure are placed on the troop contributing countries to adapt to the dynamics of ‘multidimensional peace operations’. READ MORE