Nzula Kitaka

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The main river supplying Lake Naivasha, Kenya, the Malewa, drains a catchment given over to largely subsistence cultivation and animal husbandry. The lake itself is the focus for an intensive horticultural industry based upon irrigation from the lake. The Malewa, however, is relatively independent of the impact of industry, and so its contribution to(More)
We present the findings of a participatory experiment on integrated aquaculture-agriculture systems (Fingerponds) at the Lake Victoria wetlands, Kenya. Fingerponds are flood-based lacustrine or floodplain wetland fishponds. The aim of the study was to explore, within a wetland/floodplain interface environment, the potential of semi-intensive fish production(More)
The loss of phosphorus from the catchment of Lake Naivasha, Kenya, was 0.2 kg ha−1 ann−1, 76% of it particulate in a `normal' year of wet and dry periods. It rose to a mean of 1.8 kg ha−1 ann−1, 90% of which was particulate, in the months following the extreme rainfall which followed the 1997–1998 El Niño event in the Southern Atlantic. Total and(More)
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