For many years, a lot of research and development projects have been carried out in the dryland regions of Kenya with an aim of enhancing sustainability of dryland ecosystems and improving livelihoods. In spite of these efforts, the dryland regions continue to face enormous ecological, social and economic challenges.
Before attending a three days e-learning course at the Centre for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES), Dr. Stephen Mureithi a Lecturer at the Department of Land Resource Management and Agricultural Technology (LARMAT), University of Nairobi (UoN) was looking for ways on how to creatively present content and ideas to his undergraduate and post graduate students. Today, Dr. Mureithi can creatively deliver his lectures using the e-learning platform.
The Center for Sustainable Dryland Ecosystems and Societies (CSDES) in partnership with the African Development Solutions (ADESO) project on Resilience and Economic Growth in the Arid Lands (REGAL-IR) held a one day workshop on 11th March 2013 in Marsabit County. The purpose of the workshop was to provide a platform for dissemination of findings of CSDES-supported participatory research carried out in arid and semi-arid areas (ASALs), as well as an opportunity to g