Provisional Findings on Linking Climate Information to Livelihood Strategies through ICTs among Rural Women in Marginalized Kenya

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Martin Otundo Richard

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology

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Date Written: 2017

Abstract

The degree to which ICTs can be utilized in tending to difficulties of jobs keeps on being a rich research zone the world over. In creating nations like Kenya, particularly, the difficulties of defenseless occupations from one viewpoint, and the spread of ICTs access and utilization on the other, make for an intriguing blend that guarantees possibly remunerating exploration and results. This is especially so when we think about that the Kenyan populace is to a great extent poor and country based, depending on subsistence cultivating for their sustenance and different needs. Simultaneously, cruel climatic conditions imply that lone 30% [1]of the land in Kenya is arable, in this way applying undue weight on a more prominent larger part of occupants in the Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) [2] like Kwale, to discover imaginative methods for getting the best out of their generally fruitless terrains.

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Otundo Richard, Martin, Provisional Findings on Linking Climate Information to Livelihood Strategies through ICTs among Rural Women in Marginalized Kenya (2017). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3449457 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3449457

Martin Otundo Richard (Contact Author)

Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology ( email )

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Nairobi, Nairobi
Kenya

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