Women for Water and Wood?: Analysis of Gender Differentiation in Forest and Water Management – A Case Study of the Mau Forest Complex in Kenya

Women for Water and Wood?: Analysis of Gender Differentiation in Forest and Water Management – A Case Study of the Mau Forest Complex in Kenya

According to current statistics and reports from several institutions like the World Bank (WB), Kenya is a country on the upswing. Growth rates rose to 6 % due to key drivers like a vibrant services sector, enhanced construction, and currency stability. Low inflation, low fuel prices, a growing middle-class, and rising incomes contribute to this as well (ibid.). Furthermore, next to economic growth rates, population statistics reveal a population growth of 2.6 % (WB 2016, n. pag.).

Authors: Gomm, L.

Topic: gender, water management, forest management

Geographic: Kenya

Pages: 188p.

Publisher: University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany

Publication Year: 2017


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