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Contract sugarcane farming and farmers’ incomes in the Lake Victoria basin, Kenya
(Journal of Applied Biosciences 5, 2012-04)
This paper reports on one of the findings of a study to establish the relationship between contract sugarcane farming, poverty and environmental management in the Lake Victoria basin. Methodology:A social survey design ...
Assessment of the structure and performance of the milk market in western Kenya
This study sought to assess the structure and performance of the milk market in Western Kenya. Quantitative data was collected from 385 milk consumers in four counties, while qualitative data was obtained from officials ...
Integrating Sustainability Ethics in Commercial Sugarcane Farming in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya
(American Research Institute for Policy Development, 2014)
Since its introduction, large-scale commercial sugarcane farming has not significantly improved the living standards of particularly small-scale farmers in the western Kenya sugar belts. Being a monoculture production ...
Assessment of genetic variation of selected spiderplant (Cleome gynandra L.) morphotypes from Western Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2009-06)
Agrobiodiversity Endangered by Sugarcane Farming in Mumias and Nzoia Sugarbelts of Western Kenya.
Commercial sugarcane farming has been practised in western Kenya for nearly forty years. This monocultural land use is associated with loss of natural vegetation and cropland, thus undermining food security status of a ...