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Pesticide Handling Practices by Vegetable Farmer in Kenya
(Springer Science, 2012-11)
Pesticide handling practices have a strong bearing on the exposure of toxic effects to target and nontarget organism. A clear understanding of determinants of pesticide handling practices is a precondition in the design ...
Analysis of economic efficiency among smallholder sorghum producers in Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2020)
This study used Cobb-Douglas Stochastic Profit Frontier to analyze economic efficiency of sorghum farmers in Tharaka Nithi County, Kenya. Using a multi-stage stratified sample of 259 farmers, results depicted a wide range ...
Potential Economic and Poverty Impact of Improved Chickpea Technologies in Ethiopia
This study assessed the potential economic and poverty impact of 11 improved chickpea varieties released by the national agricultural research organization of Ethiopia in collaboration with the International Crops Research ...
Impact of Interventions by Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based Livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA) on Food and Nutrition Security of Farmer Households
Impact of adopting products promoted by the Consortium for Improving Agriculture-based livelihoods in Central Africa (CIALCA) on food and nutrition security was tested. Multi- stage sampling was used to select 7 project ...
Pesticides and Health in Vegetable Production in Kenya
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2015)
The health effects of pesticide use have become one of the major public health problems worldwide. In developing countries, frequent exposure to pesticides by farmers and farm workers is very common [1–3]. The frequent ...
Impact Assessment of Push-Pull Pest Management on Incomes, Productivity and Poverty among Smallholder Households in Eastern Uganda
The paper evaluates the impact of adoption of pushpull technology (PPT) on household welfare in terms of productivity, incomes and poverty status measured through percapita food consumption in eastern Uganda. Push-pull is ...