16 Results for 'Kenya'

PL2.4_PR – RETHINKING AFRICAN AGRICULTURE: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN A GLOBALISING WORLD

Abstract: Increasing agricultural productivity and competitiveness holds the key to achieving sustainable growth and development in Africa. The continent is characterized by diversity in farming systems, in agro ecology, in culture and in consumption patterns. Challenges abound and strategies to ...Read More

PL2.4_PR – RETHINKING AFRICAN AGRICULTURE: OPPORTUNITIES AND CHALLENGES IN A GLOBALISING WORLD

Abstract: Maize is the main staple food crop in Kenya and is of vital concern to agricultural policy decisions, food security and overall development of the sector and the economy. It is also the dominant staple food crop in the ...Read More

PR – DRIVERS OF SMALLHOLDER MAIZE PRODUCTION IN TOBACCO DOMINATED MIGORI COUNTY, KENYA

Abstract: The probe of study is to examine and test Kaldor’s first growth law insights on the inter-temporal causal relationship between agricultural sector growth and economic growth in Kenya. This study employs bounds testing approach to cointegration method known as ...Read More

PR – AGRICULTURAL GROWTH NEXUS ECONOMIC GROWTH IN KENYA

Abstract: Differences in resource endowment between regions influence the technologies used in livestock production and cause location-specific effects on production and technical change. Access to technologies may differ within regions due to different farm characteristics. Against this background, the study ...Read More

PR – MEASURING TECHNICAL EFFICIENCY AND TECHNOLOGICAL GAPS OF BEEF FARMERS IN THREE REGIONS OF BOTSWANA: AN APPLICATION OF METAFRONTIER APPROACH

Developing countries’ consumption of high-value agricultural products, including animalsourced foods, is anticipated to grow rapidly in the coming decades, fuelled by population growth, gains in real per capita income, and urbanization. Given that a large share of rural households in ...Read More

PR – The Market For Animal-Sourced Foods in Tanzania: Business Opportunities For Small-Scale Livestock Producers?

Despite extensive promotion of maize and sorghum cultivars adapted to multiple stresses through public, private and research institutions’ extension initiatives in Western Kenya, the adoption of such technologies by small scale farmers is low and production of the two crops ...Read More

PR – Drivers Of Awareness And Adoption Of Maize And Sorghum Technologies In Western Kenya

Bambara Groundnut (Vigna subterranean (L) Verd) is a palatable indigenous crop that is rich in nutrients (the ripe seed contains on average 10% water, 15-20% protein, 4-9% fat, 50-65% carbohydrate and 3-5% fibre), and therefore has immense potential as a ...Read More

PR – A Stochastic Frontier Analysis Of Bambara Groundnut Production In Western Kenya (p74-80)

Vihiga, one of the poorest and densely populated districts in Kenya is perpetually food deficit. Poor welfare indicators and resource base continue to curtail efforts to circumvent food insecurity among households in the district. In their current financial status, what ...Read More

PR – Disentangling Farmers’ Preferences And Cost Allocation Among Inputs For Food Security In Vihiga District, Kenya (p189-196)

In this study the usefulness and scientific quality of research projects is addressed, and a pilot study is executed for 3 Danish food and agricultural research programs. The method developed and implemented addresses these concerns, particularly by employing simple measures ...Read More

PR – A Model For Evaluating Food And Agricultural Projects: A Danish Application

Vihiga, one of the poorest and densely populated districts in Kenya is perpetually food deficit. Poor welfare indicators and failure of farmers to meet targeted production raise a number of questions. In their current financial status is it possible for ...Read More