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Microbiological quality and contamination level of water sources in Isiolo county in Kenya 

Water security and safety is of vital concern in arid and semiarid regions of Kenya. Potable water accessibility and supply is limited due to fluctuating climatic conditions and environmental pollution that lower the wholesomeness of most water sources. The aim of this study was to establish the suitability of these water sources for drinking and use in industrial food processing by the small and medium enterprises (SME’s).

Food security definitions and policy considerations: A comparative study of policies and programs to inform Kenya’s efforts towards food security

Different authors have defined food security differently. This paper therefore explores various definitions of food security and other concepts related to food security. It discusses various dimensions of food security and its indicators and provides a situational analysis of the food security situation in Kenya.

Food and nutrition surveillance and planning in Kilifi District, Kenya :a model for district based multi-sectoral policy formulation and planning

Chronic malnutrition has been consistently high in Kilifi District, Kenya, despite efforts to improve nutrition. This report presents an alternative approach to nutrition planning in Kilifi District, taking into account the multidimensional and multidisciplinary nature of nutrition.

Metabolic and Nutritional Diseases of Food Animals

Metaboloic and Nutritional Diseases of Food Animals provides those interested in animal welfare with a sufficient but comprehensive account of metabolic and nutritional diseases of cattle, sheep, goats and pigs. The most important feature of the book is the way information is presented in the form of tables, flow charts and differentiating diseases with similar clinical manifestations.