Naads And Economic Development Among Women In Ngora District. A Case Study Of Kapir Sub-County

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of the study was to examine the effect of NAADS on economic development of

women in Kapir sub-county, Ngora district.

The objectives of the study were to examine how new agricultural technology affects economic

development of women in Ngora district, to determine how new breeds of animals, birds and

crops affect economic development of women, to find out how NAADS training promotes

economic development among women and lastly to identify the challenges NAADS programme

are facing in it implementation in Ngora district.

A case study of Kapir sub-county which has 8 parishes and 16 villages was used in which 96

respondents among others include the following, the sub-county chief, NAADS sub-county

coordinator, Community Development Officers, Agricultural Officer, chairperson NAADS

farmers forum,(key informant), Area councilors, LC is, parish chiefs, and women beneficiaries.

The questionnaires and interview guides were used as basic tools f data collection. Data was

analyzed using quantitative and qualitative methods and use of tabulation. Secondly, data was

obtained from written documents like text books, reports, News papers.

The study revealed that new agricultural technology has promoted economic development

among women, improved seeds/breeds have greatly improved the economic development,

NAADS training has promoted economic development and shortage of funds, lack of land for

demonstration among others were the challenges faced by NAADS implementation.

The researcher therefore came up with the following recommendations, the government should

embark on community awareness campaign about the importance of NAADS, sensitize the

communities by means of radio, talk shows, workshops etc about the opportunities that women

can get from NAADS, form village SACCOs to enable farmers have access to finances,

transparency during the selection of NAADS beneficiaries, policy makers should institute

policies that will enable women to receive services equally with the men; parish chiefs and

community based facilitators (CBFs) should fully monitor NAADS projects during planting and harvest, training both beneficiaries and non beneficiary farmers and finally NAADS should always procure seeds/breeds in time before the rainy season commence

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APA

GODFREY, A (2021). Naads And Economic Development Among Women In Ngora District. A Case Study Of Kapir Sub-County. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/naads-and-economic-development-among-women-in-ngora-district-a-case-study-of-kapir-sub-county

MLA 8th

GODFREY, AISU "Naads And Economic Development Among Women In Ngora District. A Case Study Of Kapir Sub-County" Afribary. Afribary, 13 Jun. 2021, https://afribary.com/works/naads-and-economic-development-among-women-in-ngora-district-a-case-study-of-kapir-sub-county. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

MLA7

GODFREY, AISU . "Naads And Economic Development Among Women In Ngora District. A Case Study Of Kapir Sub-County". Afribary, Afribary, 13 Jun. 2021. Web. 27 Sep. 2021. < https://afribary.com/works/naads-and-economic-development-among-women-in-ngora-district-a-case-study-of-kapir-sub-county >.

Chicago

GODFREY, AISU . "Naads And Economic Development Among Women In Ngora District. A Case Study Of Kapir Sub-County" Afribary (2021). Accessed September 27, 2021. https://afribary.com/works/naads-and-economic-development-among-women-in-ngora-district-a-case-study-of-kapir-sub-county