• Role of Regional Economic Groupings in the Devlopment Process
    distinguishes between the trade creation and trade diversion effects of regional trade integration. One example is that of a country which unilaterally eliminates tariffs on all imports. As a result, the domestic price will fall to the world price, domestic production also falls, domestic consumption...
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  • Commandants Research Paper
    of pastoralist groups inhabiting remote regions of Northeastern Uganda and Northwestern Kenya. In particular, political fragmentation and civil wars have had domino effect on the Karamojong and Turkana. They have played host or been caught up in armed conflicts between various factions and in the...
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  • International Economics
    portions of the population will continue to require emergency food assistance in the coming years. Kenya is pursuing regional economic integration, which could enhance long-term growth prospects. The government is pursuing a strategy to reduce unemployment by expanding its manufacturing base to...
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  • Making Waves in Rural Kenya
    Poverty continues to be a major issue in Rural Kenya; and a number of social factors influence the level of poverty experienced in surrounding communities. The supply of unclean water, the vulnerability of the villagers to water-borne diseases, the absence of communication channels, and the failure...
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  • The Rationale for the Creation of Financial Systems for the Poor with Examples from Africa, Asia and Latin America; in Regard to Microfinance.
    elimination of all government action, with the new role being one that focuses on providing an environment within which the private sector can act effectively. Microfinance is not the only means through which an effective financial system can help the poor. Indirect effects operate through the improved...
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  • Econimic
    . However, the unemployment rate is listed as 40 percent and 50 percent of the population live below the poverty line. Since 2003, Kenya has made significant progress in reversing its poor economics performance of the preceding decade. Fiscal performance has strengthened under the IMF- supported...
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  • Kenya
    Political Risk Services 1-Feb-2009 Kenya Country Forecast Reproduction without written permission of The PRS Group is strictly prohibited. Some import licensing controls will remain in effect, based on health, environmental, and security concerns. Quality control measures will be applied to...
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  • Effect of Corruption on Kenyas Economoc Growth
    examination of the fiscal systems with a view to formulating pragmatic remedial measures (Baumol, 2003). Research Problem Statement The problem of this study is to explore the effects of corruption on the economic growth in Kenya. Corruption cases reported to KACC increased by 16 % from 3637 in 2,008 to...
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  • Social Networking
    years Population Below Poverty Line - 50% Unemployment – 40%   Kenya has become a model for socio-economic development in East Africa as it enters a new phase of social, economic and technological growth. It has a committed government and motivated private sector are aggressively investing...
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  • Effects of Crime on Economic Develoment
    sustainable development, which is the framework for people’s efforts to achieve a higher quality of life for all people. It goes without saying that Kericho district, like other districts in Kenya, should share the conviction that economic development and social justice are indispensable for the...
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  • Modernization of Ntuc Income
    unemployment (U). w U NS w’ w* ND ND’ N* NS’ N Figure 3.17 b- What is the effect of real-wage rigidity on the output actually supplied by firms, relative to the output they would supply if there were no real-wage rigidity? Output is lower because of the real wage...
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  • Media in Kenya
    interests, confrontation, protest and, potentially violence. (Roger Sidaway) Conflict Resolution is the process of ending a disagreement between two or more people in a constructive fashion for all parties involved. BACKGROUND OF THE STUDY Kenya has experienced both internal conflict, cross border...
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  • An MDG Project on Youth Employment in Ghana
    nearly the same unemployment rate compared to Ghana. Living standards are very low for the average Nigerian with lots of the youth on the streets with no productive employment. The second comparable country is Kenya and the third is Malawi. All these countries have striking similarities regarding...
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  • The Impact of Financial Crisis on Africa
    the economic woes of third world countries. 2. Many were of the view that the impact of the crisis on the continent would be minimal because of African’s limited integration in the global market but the effects are gradually becoming significant. 3. I would attempt to highlight the following...
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  • Market Mix
    marketing activities of EABL. A lot has been discussed about the effects post election violence in the earlier discussions. c. IDENTIFY LAWS/ACTS IN KENYA AFFECTING MARKETING. WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF LAW/ACTS. It must be noted that marketing does not take place in a vacuum. Among the factors which...
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  • Student
    time we may retire in 2030, there will be two Africans for every European.   Kenya mirrors Africa’s population growth. The population has doubled over the last 25 years, to about 40 million people, and rapid population growth is set to continue. Kenya’s population will grow by around 1 million per...
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  • Economic and Social Effects of Hiv/Aids
    . Labor force participation rates are 76 percent for males and 63 percent for females, and the unemployment rate is 13 percent. It is estimated that 20 percent of the labor force is in the informal sector. Financial Effects of HIV/AIDS on National Social Protection Schemes 265 Table 8.5...
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  • Causes and Effects of Drugs Abuse
    DRUGS ABUSE IN KENYA: ITS CAUSES AND EFFECTS IN CENTRAL PROVINCE: A CASE STUDY OF KANDARA DIVISION BY ROBERT WAGUCHU NG’ANG’A DS/0048/07 REPORT PRESENTED TO THE SCHOOL OF DEVELOPMENT AND STRATEGIC STUDIES (SDSS) MASENO UNIVERSTY IN PARTIAL REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF BACHALOR OF ARTS...
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  • Impact of Staff Separation on Service Delivery
    frequency) without regard to performance of those who quit or those who stay. This lack of emphasis on performance can distort the true effect of separation on the organization. According to (Johnson, 2000) a useful way to capture the true effects of staff separation is to examine it in terms of...
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  • Smes
    FINANCIAL GROWTH AND CHALLENGES FACING THE GROWTH OF SMEs IN KENYA CHAPTER ONE; INTRODUCTION 1.1 BACKGROUND In recent years, the nurturing of SMES have become the dominant theme of development economics. This rediscovery of the importance of the spirit of free enterprise was undoubtedly...
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