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Determinants of crop and land management practices and effects on production risks under variable climatic conditions in Eastern Uganda.
This study aimed to establish the effects of various crop and land management practices in reducing production risks under variable rainfall regimes in Eastern Uganda. An approach that integrated both rainfall variability ...
An analysis of the efficiency of rural food markets in the Eastern Central highlands of Kenya
Agricultural markets offer opportunities for households to access incomes and food. Efficient food marketing systems assume a competitive structure thus enabling food distribution from surplus to deficit areas. Liberalization ...
Identification and characterization of Sorghum (sorghum bicolor (l.) Moench) landraces and improvement of on-farm seed production in Eastern Kenya
Sorghum (Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench) is an under-utilized crop that is tolerant to drought, flooding, saline-alkaline, infertile soils and high temperature. Farmers maintain landraces through preference selection ...
Evaluation of milk production efficiency Of dairy farms in Embu and Meru counties, Kenya
Despite Kenya's long dairy farming history spanning about 100 years, favourable climatic conditions and a 3.5 million national herd, milk per capita consumption is low (76.7 kg) and export quantities (milk) to the ...