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Analysis of Factors Influencing the Adoption of Dairy Technologies in Western Kenya
The necessity to improve dairy production in the less developed countries (LDCs) exists, and the Government of Kenya has recognised this as evidenced by its efforts in restructuring the dairy sector. The sector contributes ...
An evaluation of the effects of information and technology characteristics on technology choice and adoption: The case of Striga and stemborer control technologies in maize production in western Kenya
population is increasing, thus leading to increased demand for food, especially maize which is a staple food for most of the Kenyan population. Demand for maize in Sub Saharan Africa is projected to double to 52 million ...
The socio-economic factors influencing the adoption -of crop management technologies among smallholder maize farmers in Western Kenya
This study focused on the adoption of CM techniques on maize crop considering that CM issues, apart from fertilizer adoption, have hitherto received scanty attention in Kenya. The CM practices considered were: Weeding ...
Effect of social capital on performance of smallholder producer organizations: the case of groundnut growers in Western Kenya
Due to poor market and physical infrastructure, high transaction costs, pnce risk, and information problems, past liberalization and structural adjustment policies have not been able to improve market access, hence ...
Diagnosis of soil and plant nutrient constraints in small-scale ground nut (Arachis Hyopaea) production systems of Western Kenya using infrared spectroscopy
Soil fertility degradation is a major problem in Africa leading to food insecurity, ecosystem degradation and poverty. Nutrient depletion and disease epidemics have contributed to a decline in groundnut yields of 25% in ...