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Technology adoption by farmers is crucial to increasing agricultural productivity hence meeting food and nutrition challenges in Africa. Economists investigating consume [...]
2004 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
A number of African countries experienced since the mid 1980s a process of market liberalization that was expected to increase smallholders' access to inputs and outputs [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Although soil fertility is recognized as a primary constraint to agricultural production in developing countries, use of fertilizer in Sub-Saharan Africa is declining. S [...]
2003 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
The increasing land scarcity and the worsening trend of poverty in Kenya in recent years have raised concerns about the focus on land-based agriculture as the basis of gr [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
GIS-derived measures of location and space have increasingly been used in models of land use and ecology. However, they have made few inroads into the literature on techn [...]
2002-11 | Journal Article |
The objective of the study was to determine the value that different households attach to attributes of the dairy cow. The cow attributes were, milk yield, disease resist [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper reports on findings of a study to examine the sources used by farmers in search of agricultural information on striga and/or stemborers control technologies an [...]
2008-11 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Grain legumes have great potential for improving smallholder farmers’ productivity in Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) though their potential has not been fully exploited due t [...]
2016-09 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper presents findings of a study to examine smallholder French bean farmers’ perception of climate change and effect of Global-GAP policy on their perception in [...]
2016-09 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Better dairy production could reduce poverty and improve nutrition in western Kenya, but the requisite technologies have not been widely adopted. This study collected dai [...]
2007-09 | Journal Article |