Environmental change and maize innovation in Kenya
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Environmental change and maize innovation in Kenya exploring pathways in and out of maize by Sally Brooks

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Published by STEPS Centre in Brighton, England .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Climatic factors,
  • Corn,
  • Breeding,
  • Crop improvement

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementSally Brooks ... [et al.].
SeriesSTEPS working paper -- 36
ContributionsSTEPS Centre
Classifications
LC ClassificationsSB191.M2 E68 2009
The Physical Object
Pagination58 p. :
Number of Pages58
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25023341M
ISBN 10978185864903X
LC Control Number2010305766

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This paper summarises findings of the STEPS Environmental Change and Maize Innovation in Kenya project. Maize is an important staple crop in Kenya, socially, politically and economically. Environmental Change and Maize Innovation in Kenya: Exploring pathways in and out of maize, STEPS Working Paper 36 (), by Sally Brooks, John Thompson, Hannington Odame, Betty Kibaara, Serah Nderitu, Francis Karin and Erik Millstone (ISBN: 1 X). BibTeX @INPROCEEDINGS{Brooks09environmentalchange, author = {Sally Brooks and John Thompson and Hannington Odame and Betty Kibaara and Serah Nderitu and Francis Karin and Erik Millstone}, title = {Environmental Change and Maize Innovation in Kenya: Exploring Pathways}, booktitle = {In and Out of Maize, STEPS Working Pa Brighton: STEPS Centre CAADP () . This paper summarises the findings of the STEPS Environmental Change and Maize Innovation in Kenya project. Maize is an important staple crop in Kenya, socially, politically and economically. This project has taken maize as a window through which to explore differential responses to the combined and inter-related effects of climate change, market uncertainties and land use changes over time.

This paper summarises findings of the STEPS Environmental Change and Maize Innovation in Kenya project. Maize is an important staple crop in Kenya, socially, politically and economically. This project has taken maize as a window through which to explore differential responses to the combined and inter-related effects of climate change, market uncertainties and land use changes over time. Environmental Change and Maize Innovation in Kenya: Exploring Pathways By Sally Brooks, John Thompson, Hannington Odame, Betty Kibaara, Serah Nderitu, Francis Karin and Erik Millstone Abstract. “Pathways in and out of Maize” (26 minutes) explores how maize farmers are living with environmental change and food insecurity in Kenya. It was shown to a group of stakeholders in Kenya . Journals & Books; Help Download PDF Download. Advanced. Global Environmental Change. Vol Issue 1, April , Pages The potential impacts of climate change on maize production in Africa and Latin America in Author links open overlay panel Peter G Jones a Philip K Thornton b.

Maize consumption and production in Kenya Maize is the main staple in the diet of over 85 per cent of the population in Kenya. The per capita consumption ranges between 98 to kilograms which translates to at least thousand metric tonnes, per year (Nyoro et al., ). This article explores the extent to which efforts to improve productivity of smallholder agriculture through a new ‘Green Revolution’ in Sub Saharan Africa are likely to enhance the capacity of smallholder farmers to adapt to the impacts of climate change. Drawing on empirical material from Malawi and Kenya, the paper finds more conflicts than synergies between the pursuit of higher productivity through the .   Environmental Change and Maize Innovation in Kenya: Exploring pathways in and out of maize Policy implications Presentation 3 of 3 National Dissemination Workshop Hilton Hotel, Nairobi – 22 March STEPS Kenya Partners: ACTS – African Centre for Technology Studies CABE – Centre for African Bio-Entrepreneurship Tegemeo Institute, Egerton University IDS – Institute of Development . The book Negotiating Environmental Change: New Perspectives on Social Science, edited by STEPS director Ian Scoones, Melissa Leach (former director) and Frans Berkhout (Interim Director of Future Earth), has been released as an e-book, with chapters .