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Optimizing use of integrated soil fertility management options for profitable groundnut production in Uganda
Soil fertility decline is a major constraint to groundnut production in Uganda. Whereas options exist to address this constraint, many have not been adopted by smallholder farmers. This study was designed to demonstrate ...
Enhancing response farming for improved strategic and tactical agronomic management of risks of seasonal rainfall variability
Seasonal rainfall variability, particularly the uncertainty with respect to the direction and extent that variability will assume in a given season, forms the greatest source of risk to crop production in semi-arid areas ...
Stakeholders’ diverging interests and emerging resource use conflicts in apiculture in West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania
study was conducted in West Usambara Mountains, Tanzania to assess stakeholders diverging interests and emerging resource use conflicts in apiculture with respect to natural resource management (NRM) by local communities. ...
Extension training for banana value addition among smallholder farmers in Meru and Tharaka-Nithi counties, Kenya
(Academic Journals, 2021-04)
Extension training is intended to increase the efficiency and performance of the human resource that acts responsibly in a society based on a communication interaction with knowledge sources. The main objective of this ...
Extension-Market Linkages on Banana Commercialisation Among Smallholder Farmers in Meru Region, Kenya
The study examined the effect of extension-market linkages on banana commercialisation among smallholder farmers in the Meru region, Kenya. The study sampled 400 farmers from a target population of 288,802 from the Meru ...
Determinants of Farmers’ Knowledge on Soil and Water Conservation Technologies in Dry Zones of Central Highlands, Kenya
(Journal of Agricultural Extension, 2021-10)
This study ascertained the socioeconomic determinants of farmers’ knowledge on soil and water conservation technologies in Dry zones of Central Highlands of Kenya involving 400 farming households. Results showed that the ...