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Production of horticultural products for export is a major cash cropping practice in Kenya which is ranked third in terms of foreign exchange earnings after tourism and t [...]
2013 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
In attempting to achieve household food security for smallholder farmers, synergies and tradeoffs exist between cash cropping, food cropping and food security. Available [...]
2015-10 | Journal Article |
Holticultural crops such as fruits and vegetables are commonly grown in Sub-Saharan Africa by smallholder farmers as a way to increase export earnings and create jobs in [...]
2013 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
Horticulture provides many developing countries with opportunities for export diversification, poverty alleviation and rural development. However, stringent public and pr [...]
2008-08 | Thesis/ Dissertation |
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 |
Fish and fishery products are valuable sources of protein and essential micronutrients for balanced nutrition and good health. In Kenya, farmed fish is an integral nutrit [...]
2016-09 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
The paper aims to analyze the snap bean value chain and assess the competitiveness of small farmers and how the value-added benefits are shared by various participants of [...]
2013 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This study utilize two-wave household level panel data spanning 5 years on smallholder vegetable producers in Central and Eastern Kenya to assess the effects of commerci [...]
2013-09 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |
This paper describes the participation of smallholders in commercial horticultural farming in Kenya and identifies constraints and critical factors that influence their d [...]
2014-02 | Working or Discussion Paper |
Structural adjustments programs (SAPs) in the last two decades have eliminated all farm-support programs leading to low usage of fertilizers by Kenyan smallholders. One w [...]
2006 | Conference Paper/ Presentation |