Two IDS students were awarded doctorate degrees during the 56th graduation ceremony held on 2nd December 2016. Ten students were also awarded Master of Development Studies degrees during the occasion.
Geoffrey Runji Njeru, who is also Research Fellow at IDS, was awarded PhD for his study entitled: Peasant transformation in Kenya: A focus on agricultural entrepreneurship with special reference to improved fruit and dairy farming in Mbeere, Embu County. This study examines how peasants read the environment and take deliberate steps to transform their lives for the better.
Shem Watako’s PhD thesis is entitled: Impact of business information in micro and small enterprises as agents for poverty reduction in Kariobangi, Nairobi County. The study investigates the role business information plays in the performance, survival and growth of micro and small enterprise (MSE) which partly enables them to reduce poverty.
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