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The Role Of Agriculture The Economic Development Of Ainamoi Division Kericho District Kenya

This study was carried out to examine the role of agriculture in the economic development of Kericho district. The findings showed that due to farming among the people of Ainamoi, agricultural practices in Ainamoi is still very low. The results also showed a positive significant improvement of people's standard of living. The researcher focused on the proper importance, problems and solutions of agriculture in the economic development of Kericho district. A longitudinal design was developed...

Mechanized Agriculture And Soil Degradation: A Case Study Of Moiben Division, Uasin Gishu District, Kenya.

Abstract Agricultural mechanization embraces the use of tools, implements, and machines for a wide range of farm operations from land preparation to planting, harvesting, omfarm processing, storage, and marketing of products while soil degradation is defined as the process which lowersthe current and/or the potential capability of soil. This study was therefore to assess the degree of mechanized agriculture and its role in soil degradation in Moiben division in Uasin Gishu district, Rift Va...

THE ROLE OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS IN AGRICULTURAL DEVELOPMENT (1990-2010)

Abstract This study examined the role of financial institutions in agricultural development. A case study of Nigeria Agricultural Cooperative and Rural Development Bank, with a view to make useful suggestions and recommendations as way of enhancing the development of agricultural sector. The population for the study includes large and small scale farmers and the sampling method adopted for the study is the stratified random sampling in order to ensure adequate representation of the population...

AGRICULTURAL EDUCATION FOR SUSTAINABLE GROWTH, ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS AND SELF-RELIANCE

ABSTRACT Agricultural education offers opportunity for entrepreneurship and self-reliance for sustainable growth and development. This paper focuses on areas of agriculture that enhances self sustenance such as animal husbandry, crop production as well as marketing of agricultural product. The various infrastructural manpower constraints as well inconsistency in educational policy and over dependence of the economy on petroleum were highlighted as part of the challenges in development of Agr...

The Role of Subsistence Agriculture on Wetland Conservation: A Case Study of Bugolobi, Nakawa Division.

TABLE OF CONTENTSDECLARATIONAPPROVALDEDICATIONACKNOWLEDGEMENT ivABSTRACTLIST OF ACRONYMSLIST OF TABLESLIST OF FIGURES xiiCHAPTER ONE 11.0 Introduction 11.1 Background i1.2 Statement ofthe problem 51.3 General objective 51 .4 Specific objective 51.5 Research questions sCHAPTER TWO 72.0 Literature review 72.lDeflnition of terms 72.2 The concept of Subsistence Agriculture 72.2.1 Types of Subsistence Agriculture 82.3 The concept of Wetland conservation 112.3.1 Wet land functions 112.4 Effects of ...

Effect Of Climate Change On Agricultural Productivity In Kenya

ABSTRACT Climate change is a global phenomenon that has greater impacts on productivity through agricultural crop production, livestock production, energy and tourism. Countries all over the World have put adequate measures in place to combat or reduce its effects. This paper analyzed the effects of climate change on agricultural productivity in Kenya. The paper did answer two specific objectives; to determine the effect of climate change on crop production and to evaluate the effect of clima...

Fish Species Composition and Diversity of Small Riverine Ecosystems in the Lake Victoria Basin, Kenya

Abstract Riverine ecosystems in the Lake Victoria Basin (LVB) significantly contribute to the lake’s water budget and aquatic biodiversity. Despite their significance to the lakes fisheries, only limited biodiversity studies have been carried out, particularly in the smaller riverine ecosystems. This study investigated the fish species composition, diversity and distribution in two small riverine ecosystems (Rivers Awach Seme and Kisian) draining the Kenyan Lake Victoria Basin. Sampling wa...

Analysis of Effects of Agriculture Intervention Using Propensity Score Matching

Abstract Nowadays, agriculture extension programmes are practised in many parts of the world. There is a mixture of results about the effects of agriculture intervention programmes. The literature shows that the interventions are ineffective and have limited diffusion. On the other side, it shows that interventions are effective. Following different arguments about the effects of agriculture extension, this paper adopted Propensity Score Matching (PSM) to analyze the effects of the District ...

Agricultural Automation with Smart Irrigation System

As we know, nowadays issues in the agriculture field are a major concern. According to the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar, 5,579 Indian farmers died by suicide in 2020. There are many conflicting reasons for farmer suicides which are mentioned by Activists and scholars but high debt burdens, crop failure, mental health, and personal issues have been some of the most common causes amongst them. So, what is the solution that would work in farmers’ favor...

THE ROLE OF BANKS IN NIGERIA FINANCING AGRICULTURE (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC, ENUGU)

ABSTRACT This research project is a very crucial study on the Role of Bank in Financing agriculture in Nigeria.  The study is motivated by the necessity to establish the extent of Agricultural Co-operatives in Nigeria.  To solve the research problem primary and secondary data was collected.  The data were questionnaire and oral interview.  The respondents comprised of personnel of the bank and some of he farmer who benefited, from he loan. The presenting data collected, tables frequencies...

Influence of Oil And Gas Exploitation on Agricultural Production And Coping Mechanisms Required by Farmers For Sustainable Agriculture in Bayelsa State

Abstract   The study was aimed at determining the influence of oil and gas exploitation on agricultural production and coping mechanisms required by farmers for sustainable agriculture in Bayelsa State. The study specifically determined the activities of oil and gas exploitation, the influence of oil and gas exploitation on crop and aquacultural production as well as the influence on farmers and also explored the coping mechanisms to curtail problems of oil and gas exploitation. Five resear...

THE ROLE OF BANKS IN FINANCING AGRICULTURE IN NIGERIA (A CASE STUDY OF FIRST BANK PLC, ENUGU

ABSTRACT This research project is a very crucial study on the Role of Bank in Financing agriculture in Nigeria.  The study is motivated by the necessity to establish the extent of Agricultural Co-operatives in Nigeria.  To solve the research problem primary and secondary data was collected.  The data were questionnaire and oral interview.  The respondents comprised of personnel of the bank and some of he farmer who benefited, from he loan. The presenting data collected, tables frequencies...

The Effect Of Foreign Aid On Agriculture, Education And Health Sectors In Ghana

ABSTRACT This study has observed the impact of foreign aid to the agriculture, education and health sectors, on the growth of the respective sectors in Ghana, over a period from 1980 to 2013 using the Vector Autoregression (VAR) approach. The necessary time series tests such as stationary test, cointegration test, error correction, and Granger causality tests in vector error correction model were carried out. The empirical results from the regression reveals that, foreign aid has a significa...

Agricultural Productivity and Yield Information System

ABSTRACT  The concept of Agriculture products and yield information system has been described as the integration and utilization of information technology system in farming related operations. Agriculture is a traditional trade and operations involved in production, having largely remained habitual in nature. Traditional methods of farming incorporated little or no use of information technology, despite its potential for dramatically increasing operations efficiency. The incorporation of inf...

Comparison Of Extension Delivery Systems Available To Farmers Of The Ministry Of Agriculture And Ghana Tobacco Company Limited At Wenchi And Ejura Districts in Ghana

ABSTRACT This study attempted to compare and contrast the effectiveness of the extension delivery systems available to farmers and staff of two agricultural institutions namely:- The Ministry of Agriculture (Government controlled and financed) and the Ghana Tobacco Company limited (a private participation). Specifically^ the study was designed to determines (1) The extension teaching methods used by the two organizations. (2 ) Farmers source of farm information. (3) The degree of contact betw...


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