Kit: Practical Action East Africa newsletter

December 2003

click to download PDF of the December KIT newsletter (1.4Mb)Kit - Practical Action East Africa's newsletter - features reports on our work, project news, and inspirational stories. Issue 3 - December 2003 - includes features on conserving energy in Turkana, practical ways of improving the lives of slum dwellers, and training in disease prevention.



KIT newsletter editorial - This issue captures and summarises some of the outstanding project activities undertaken in the last quarter of the year. We bring you experiences drawn from rural and ma...

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Three decades of cross-border peace

Records indicate that the event, dubbed burying of the hatchetђ was last marked on 18th December 1973 at Lokiriama. The communities were back on 14th November 2003 to revive the memories and renew ...

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Smoke in Turkana

In the East African region, wood fuel accounts for 70% of the energy consumed. Yet wood remains the most common and the most environmentally detrimental biomass energy source. Unfortunately, the pe...

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Running for Peace

December 2003: Tegla Loroupe and Paul Tergat, renowned international athletes, participated in a peace marathon that attracted over ten thousands people, mainly warriors drawn from Pokot, Marakwet,...

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Inaugural Pastoralists Week

Inaugural Pastoralists’ Week The people forgotten by the previous three regimes - th...

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Livestock keepers’ rights

The workshop, organised by ITDG-EA, brought together representatives of pastoral communities from 12 countries in Africa, Asia, and Europe.

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CLABS launched

The Community Led Ablution Blocks Systems (CLABS) have come of age. It was time for the launch and the area Member of Parliament and also the Minister of Public Works was officiating the function t...

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Accessing services, empowering people

In Kitale, ITDG-EA has succeeded in not only uplifting and empowering people but also in strengthening the social fabric and governance.

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Book review

Book review: Violent conflicts involving pastoralists have become widespread and increasingly severe in the North Rift and North Eastern regions of Kenya. This study identifies and examines the fac...

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