Articles by Author: Fs Omondi

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  1. Transactional sex in the fishing communities along Lake Victoria, Kenya: a catalyst for the spread of HIV

    Transactional sex in the fishing communities along Lake Victoria, Kenya: a catalyst for the spread of HIV

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    The study describes the nature, context and implications of a unique form of transactional sexual relationships in the fishing communities along Lake Victoria in Kisumu County, Kenya. We conducted 12 focus group discussions and 17 key informant interviews among fishermen,...
  2. Multilingual discourse practices in community development in Nyanza Province, Kenya

    Multilingual discourse practices in community development in Nyanza Province, Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies
    Effective communication is at the centre of development practice. Even though in the recent past there has been considerable concern with the place of language in communicating development messages and concepts, multilingual environments, which characterise many developing countries, have not...
  3. Practice of <em>sumo kodhi</em> among the Luo and implications for HIV transmission in western Kenya

    Practice of <em>sumo kodhi</em> among the Luo and implications for HIV transmission in western Kenya

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of AIDS Research
    This paper discusses the practice of sumo kodhi among the Luo ethnic group and its implications for spread of HIV in western Kenya. Sumo kodhi is a practice in which a woman arranges to have sex with a man other...
  4. Water level fluctuations in Lake Baringo, Kenya, during the 19th and 20th centuries: Evidence from lake sediments

    Water level fluctuations in Lake Baringo, Kenya, during the 19th and 20th centuries: Evidence from lake sediments

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: African Journal of Aquatic Science
    This article presents a fossil diatom-based, semi-quantitative reconstruction of water level fluctuations for Lake Baringo over the past 200 years as a consequence of climatic variations. A 285 cm long sediment core sample was collected using a Rod-Operated Single-drive Stationary...
  5. Genetic diversity of endangered sandalwood (<em>Osyris lanceolata</em>) populations in Kenya using ISSR molecular markers

    Genetic diversity of endangered sandalwood (<em>Osyris lanceolata</em>) populations in Kenya using ISSR molecular markers

    Item type: Journal Article • Journal: East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal
    Osyris lanceolata is an evergreen, drought tolerant tropical African tree species belonging to the family Santalaceae. It is endangered, owing to overexploitation for its essential oil used in cosmetics and pharmaceutical industries. The study aimed at determining: (1) the genetic...