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Structure, Conduct and Performance of Soybean Marketing in Embu, Tharaka Nithi and Meru Counties, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-02)
Soybean has the potential of contributing significantly to Kenya’s national objective of enhancing food security. The demand of soybean has increased from roughly 150,000MT in 2008 to 220,000MT in 2011, while supply is ...
Analysis of Consumer Preference for Product Attributes:A Case Of Indigenous Chicken in Makueni And Nairobi Counties, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-03)
Indigenous chickens (Gallus domesticus) are important source of livelihoods and food to majority of rural and urban households in Kenya. Consumers prefer indigenous chicken due to its nutritional and health benefits. Despite ...
Assessment of the Performance of Small-Scale Dairy Farming in Meru County, Kenya
(Kenyatta University, 2019-06)
Despite the apparent importance of the dairy sub-sector to Kenya’s economy, the sector is plagued with low milk production. The general objective of the study was to assess dairy performance among the small-scale farmers ...
Technical, Economic and Allocative Efficiency among Maize and Rice Farmers under Different Land-Use Systems in East African Wetlands
(Kenyatta University, 2019-04)
East African farmers have been facing low crop productivity as indicated by low yields of major staples, maize and rice, leading to food insecurity. As a result, the respective governments have offered solutions such as ...