Articles by Author: Brigitte L Maass

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  1. Evaluating oat cultivars for dairy forage production in the central Kenyan highlands

    Evaluating oat cultivars for dairy forage production in the central Kenyan highlands

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    With the projected increase in future demand for animal products, efforts to raise animal productivity are necessary to match the rise. Already, the estimated per-capita milk consumption in Kenya has increased to 150 L from 100 L estimated in 1998...
  2. Book Reviews

    Book Reviews

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Journal of Psychology in Africa
  3. Rangeland condition and trend in the semi-arid Borana lowlands, southern Oromia, Ethiopia

    Rangeland condition and trend in the semi-arid Borana lowlands, southern Oromia, Ethiopia

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Range & Forage Science
    Rangeland condition assessment was conducted in the Borana lowlands, southern Ethiopia to determine the current status and future trend of the grazing land with emphasis on comparing different functional land use units, called Kalo, Worra and Foora. An approach that...
  4. Taalbeleid aan finansiële instellings

    Taalbeleid aan finansiële instellings

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    This article, entitled 'Language policies at financial institutions', explores the language policies of financial institutions. PANSALB's guidelines for the development of a language policy are discussed. Completed research concerning ways in which language diversity of clients is dealt with is...
  5. The correlates of safe sex practices among Rwandan youth: a positive deviance approach

    The correlates of safe sex practices among Rwandan youth: a positive deviance approach

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper presents the results of a 2001 sample survey and uses an ideation model to identify the factors affecting primary sexual abstinence and condom use among Rwandan youth. The findings showed that urban residence and age negatively influence primary...
  6. Introduction of culturally sensitive HIV prevention in the context of female initiation rites: an applied anthropological approach in Mozambique

    Introduction of culturally sensitive HIV prevention in the context of female initiation rites: an applied anthropological approach in Mozambique

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    In Mozambique, initiation rites represent the most appropriate socio-cultural context for dealing with sexuality for a large part of the population. As the group most vulnerable to HIV exposure, HIV-prevention counselling could be ideally introduced to young women during initiation...
  7. Field Testing a Conceptual Framework for Innovation Platform
Impact Assessment: The Case of MilkIT Dairy Platforms in Tanga Region, Tanzania

    Field Testing a Conceptual Framework for Innovation Platform Impact Assessment: The Case of MilkIT Dairy Platforms in Tanga Region, Tanzania

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    This article studies the impact of innovation platforms in Tanga Region, Tanzania, set up by the MilkIT dairy development project to intensify smallholder production through feed enhancement and value chain approaches. The conceptual framework used builds up from three socio-economic...
  8. Homecoming of <em>Brachiaria</em>: Improved Hybrids Prove Useful for African Animal Agriculture

    Homecoming of <em>Brachiaria</em>: Improved Hybrids Prove Useful for African Animal Agriculture

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    Species of the genus Brachiaria originate primarily from Africa, where they are constituents of natural grasslands. Due to their adaptation to acidic, low-fertility soils, millions of hectares of Brachiaria species have been sown as improved pastures in South and Central...