Kenya

Scholarly Publications

A Triple-Hurdle Model of Production and Market Participation in Kenya's Dairy Market

March 2015

Satellite-based assessment of yield variation and its determinants in smallholder African systems

February 2017

The emergence of satellite sensors that can routinely observe millions of individual smallholder farms raises possibilities for monitoring and understanding agricultural productivity in many...

Mapping Smallholder Yield Heterogeneity at Multiple Scales in Eastern Africa

September 2017

Accurate measurements of crop production in smallholder farming systems are critical to the understanding of yield constraints and, thus, setting the appropriate agronomic investments and policies...

News

Walter Falcon featured in the world hunger documentary ''Silent Killer: The Unfinished Campaign Against Hunger''

October 2005

The film, hosted by NPR's Scott Simon, offers a compelling examination of both the problem and solutions surrounding world hunger.

Balancing act in global fertilizer use: Science report

June 2009

A new report in the journal Science, co-authored by FSE scholars, examines the delicate balancing act between too much and two little fertilizer use.

Gates Foundation's Jeff Raikes and Cargill's Greg Page on improving global food security

March 2011

February 10th marked the launch of FSE’s Global Food Policy and Food Security Symposium series.

Events

Modeling the Effects of Climate Change on Maize Pests and Pathogens and Food Security in East Africa

April 22, 2010

The main goal of this meeting is to develop an interdisciplinary research proposal to be submitted later this year to NSF or USDA.

Projects

Rural Health & Development at the Food-Water Nexus

More than two-thirds of the population in Africa must leave their home to fetch water for drinking and domestic use.
English

Analyzing the role of subsidies in growing the Kenyan aquaculture sector

Food insecurity remains a critical issue across much of sub-Saharan Africa. In certain parts of the region, fish is sometimes the most accessible or affordable source of animal protein.
English

People

Roz low res 9 11 cropped Rosamond L. Naylor Senior Fellow William Wrigley Professor of Earth System Science, Senior Fellow, Stanford Woods Institute and Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor, by courtesy, Economics, Senior Fellow and Founding Director, Center on Food Security and the Environment
thorlakson picture formatted Tannis Thorlakson Ph.D. student, Emmett Interdisciplinary Program in Environment and Resources
kmoiyoi Katrina ole-MoiYoi Affiliated scholar
Barry Riley1 Barry Riley Visiting Scholar
burney1 Jennifer Burney Affiliated scholar