• 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 of...
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  • Officer
    the government and business sector development in Kenya have shown great interest in the possible contributions of SME(s) in the social and economic development of the country. However, as in most industrializing countries, the SME sector in Kenya has traditionally operated under significant constraints...
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  • Alphard
    the world faced its largest financial crisis since the 1930’s Great Depression. Explaining that, taking into consideration the causes, the domino effect, the impact on the society and finally where we are today is a world full of facts, figures, graphs and opinions. We have tried to focus on some major...
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  • Essay
    crisis triggered by a dramatic rise in mortgage deliquesces and foreclosures in the US, although the Malaysian economy was insulated from the direct effects of financial exposure because the new derivatives are not allowed into the country, global financial crisis has cast doubt on the Government’s plans...
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  • Modernization of Ntuc Income
    instead of the marginal product of labor. 5- Define the following: labor force, unemployment rate, participation rate, and employment ratio. The labor force consists of all employed and unemployed workers. The unemployment rate is the fraction of the labor force that is unemployed. The participation...
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  • St25Udy
    one aspect of today's society affecting our nation's youth in a negative manner is video games. Is this form of entertainment...   * Youth Unemployment And Crime: A Case Study Of Otta Metropolitian Area an accurate statistic on unemployed youth in Nigeria is one of the constraints affected this...
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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 prompted...
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  • Economic and Social Effects of Hiv/Aids
    8 Financial Effects of HIV/AIDS on National Social Protection Schemes PIERRE PLAMONDON, MICHAEL CICHON, AND PASCAL ANNYCKE T hrough its demographic and economic effects, the HIV/AIDS pandemic poses a huge challenge to the financial management of national social protection systems. For example...
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  • Econimic
    CONTENTS Page Executive Summary 2 Kenya – a general overview 4 Recent Economic Performance 6 Political and Social System 8 Regional Integration 10 Globalisation 11 Recommendation and Conclusion 13 References 15 EXECUTIVE...
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  • Kenya
    Kenya Updated as of 1-Jun-2009 Original Publication Date: February 1, 2009 Country Report Published by The PRS Group, Inc. 6320 Fly Road, Suite 102 East Syracuse, NY 13057-9358, USA Tel: +1 (315) 431-0511 • Fax: +1 (315) 431-0200 e-mail: custserv@prsgroup.com www.PRSgroup.com Political Risk...
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  • Terrorism Following 9/11 Attacks
    countries, there are increasing tensions in and around the Middle East as a result of the Arab Spring. Tunisia, Egypt, Libya, and Syria all have seen the effect of the Arab Spring, and these affects are spilling over to other nations around the area and across the world. Why Is Terrorism More Frequent In...
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  • International Economics
    ECONOMY Kenya is the largest economy in east Africa and is a regional financial and transportation hub. After independence, Kenya promoted rapid economic growth through public investment, encouragement of smallholder agricultural production, and incentives for private (often foreign) industrial investment...
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  • The Impact of Financial Crisis on Africa
    integration in the global market but the effects are gradually becoming significant. 3. I would attempt to highlight the following facts to support the above assertions. a. The financial crisis has lead to job cuts and in turn has caused an increase in unemployment in most Western countries, notably...
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  • Effect of Corruption on Kenyas Economoc Growth
    UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN CORRUPTION AND ECONOMIC GROWTH IN KENYA MULEMBO ENOKA X75/3844/2008 GERALD NGILAI MUEMA X74/3741/2008 GITHINJI JOSEPH MULWA X74/3726/2008 WANGARI ELIJAH GACHOHI...
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  • Student
    were born in 1970, there were two Europeans for every African; by the 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...
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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.
    Microfinance is not the only means through which an effective financial system can help the poor. Indirect effects operate through the improved functioning of the economy as a whole, reducing involuntary unemployment and underemployment, increasing the scale and efficiency of the national capital stock and with...
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  • Effects of Crime on Economic Develoment
    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 achievement and maintenance of peace and security...
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  • Commandants Research Paper
    analyse the problems of cattle rustling and banditry activities in Uganda, by examining the historical background of the pastoralists, causes and effects of cattle rustling, attempts by government to address it and finally proposes solutions deemed appropriate. The paper relied mainly on written materials...
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  • Role of Regional Economic Groupings in the Devlopment Process
    forming a region for the allocation of resources in a static sense. This static analysis 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...
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  • Gender
    INTRODUCTION On 4th August 2010, the people of Kenya voted by a margin of 67% to 31% to adopt a new constitution. The preamble of the draft recognizes key principles of gender equity including: • Article 27 clause 3,4 Rights to opportunities in political economic cultural and social spheres...
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