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Farming systems and food security in Kwale District, Kenya

Cora van Oosten

Farming systems and food security in Kwale District, Kenya

by Cora van Oosten

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Published by Food and Nutrition Planning Unit, Ministry of Planning and National Development, African Studies Centre in Nairobi, Kenya, Leiden, Netherlands .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Kwale District.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural systems -- Kenya -- Kwale District.,
    • Food supply -- Kenya -- Kwale District.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 98-101).

      StatementCora van Oosten.
      SeriesReport / ASC Food and Nutrition Studies Programme ;, no. 30, FNSP reports ;, no. 30.
      ContributionsKenya. Food and Nutrition Planning Unit.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsS473.K42 K96 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination101 p. :
      Number of Pages101
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1848263M
      ISBN 109070110695
      LC Control Number89981213

      Farming Systems Kenya. K likes. Vision: A vibrant, profitable and sustainable farming community in Kenya.5/5(6). In addition, this farming system is associated with a food security issue, as jatropha plantations were mainly established on land previously used for food crops. Own energy supply Even though between 25% (Bondo) and 60% (Kwale) of the adopters indicated their own energy supply as a motivation to cultivate jatropha (see Table 1), the only Cited by:

        Following the Kinango Integrated Food Security and Livelihood Project Launch by the Kenya Red Cross Society (KRCS), Safaricom and the County Government of Kwale. Kwale County is populated mainly by the Digo and Duruma. These people belong to the Mijikenda ethnic group of coastal Kenya. Other tribes found in the district include the Kambas, Arabs and Indians though to a very small proportion compared to the Digos and Durumas. Administrative Units. Kwale County has 3 administrative districts, namely.

      Factors affecting farmers’ adoption of technologies in farming system: A case study in OMon district, Can Tho province, Mekong Delta. Truong Thi Ngoc Chi 1 and Ryuichi Yamada 2 ABSTRACT Farmers’ changes of technology use are influenced by technical training, meeting, oral transmission, trust on technician and belief level on Size: KB. Kenya Food Security Steering Group (KFSSG) KENYA Kajiado District still remain under borderline food insecure status. The mixed farming livelihood zones in Narok, Kajiado, Laikipia and West Pokot Districts are still generally food secure with high Most of Kwale district still remains borderline food insecure with a moderate risk of.


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Farming systems and food security in Kwale District, Kenya by Cora van Oosten Download PDF EPUB FB2

Kenya, food policy, land use, agricultural land: Type: Book: Publisher: Ministry of Planning and National Development, Food and Nutrition Planning Unit: Abstract: This study examines agricultural production and off-farm employment among the rural population in Kwale District by: 4.

Fanning Systems and Food Security in Kwale District, Kenya Cora van Oosten Nairobi), the present study has concentrated on farming systems in Kwale District. More specifically, the study pays attention to agricultural production, the importance food security (Republic of Kenya, ).

Challenging goals and targets for the &. Farming systems and food security in Kwale District, Kenya. By Oosten. Abstract. This study examines agricultural production and off-farm employment among the rural population in Kwale District Kenya. Research was carried out in two villages, located in different agro-ecological zones: Kibandaongo, in the low-potential livestock-millet Author: Oosten.

Farming Systems Kenya’s core values. Faith Based Being Christians, we seek to bring love and care to a suffering world by proclaiming HIM, admonishing and teaching everyone with all wisdom, so that we may present everyone perfect in Christ (Colossians ). Farming community empowerment is achieved through improving their productivity to enhance incomes and food security through appropriate technologies.

FSK targets the rural subsistence farmers who, to a great extent, lack the relevant knowledge, skills and opportunities to improve their productivity and market the products. livelihoods to counter drought driven food insecurity in Kwale County, research gap that informed this study is the persistent food insecurity in Kinango sub-county and other areas of the country, despite the efforts towards food security and adaptation strategies.

characteristics on food security status among smallholder farming communities through interview schedues. Non experimental design using descriptive survey was adopted for the study.

Key words: Empowerment, Farming, Food security. Introduction Food insecurity is one of the major problems the world has faced since time immemorial. In Zambia, like in other developing countries, poverty and food insecurity remains a pressing problem in many parts of the country.

The literature shows that women areFile Size: KB. Food security in this case is defined as “ a situation in which all people, at all times, have physical, social and economic access to sufficient, safe and nutritious food which meets their dietary needs and food preferences for an active and healthy life” (Kenya Food Security Steering Group, ).

AGRICULTURE AND BUSINESS The U.S. President’s Global Hunger and Food Security Initiative, known as Feed the Future, can help counties increase rural incomes, enhance food security, and improve. The Kenya Red Cross Society, Kwale County Branch remains a key partner in livelihood and resilience promotion initiatives.

There are currently two flagship projects in the County implemented by the Society with a combined direct beneficiary population of 49, in.

local food security. This was done by a qualitative evaluation of the food security situation and a characterisation of main food insecurity drivers in three case study sites in Kenya. Additionally, land use and land cover changes of the past 10 years were analysed and related to jatropha production as well as overall food security Size: 1MB.

DOI: /ajfand Afr. Food Agric. Nutr. Dev. ; 17(1): DOI: /ajfand EFFECT OF FISH FARMING ON HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY IN WESTERN KENYA Nguka G1*, Shitote Author: G Nguka, Z Shitote, J Wakhungu, S China. and food preference for an active and healthy life at all times.” ¾Government has cardinal responsibility to ensure food security to its citizens since this direct effect on the social and economic stability of a country.

¾Maize is the main staple food in Kenya. Other sources include rice, wheat, beans,File Size: KB. Agricultural policy in Kenya revolves around the main goals of increasing productivity and income growth, especially for smallholders; enhanced food security and equity, emphasis on irrigation to introduce stability in agricultural output, commercialisation and intensification of production especially among small scaleFile Size: KB.

KWALE COUNTY PARTNERING WITH KENYANS IN CIVIL SOCIETY, PRIVATE SECTOR, AND GOVERNMENT. USAID helped youth bunges form in Kwale as part of the Yes Youth Can program In Kwale County, the U.S. Keywords: Factors Affecting, Food security, Urban, Rural, Farming households, Nigeria 1. Introduction The attainment of food security in any country is usually an insurance against hunger and malnutrition, both of which slow down economic development (Davis, File Size: KB.

farming systems. Labour is not salaried, but drawn from the family household (Sonaiya b). Family poultry was additionally clarified as “small flocks managed by individual farm families in order to obtain food security, income and gainful employment for women and children” (Branckaert, as cited in Sonaiya, c).File Size: KB.

Kenya purchases tractors for Kwale food production. Kenya purchases tractors for Kwale food production officers should now work hard and train our people because we don't want to continue with the old methods of farming which have left us without food, it is time for new technologies to be applied tractors are here to till free of charge.

The aim of this study is to clarify the aetiology and ecology of diarrhoeal diseases in Kwale district, Coast Province, Kenya. Nine hundred and ninety-nine diarrhoeal specimens were collected during the period between October and Julyand they were bacteriologically examined.

The isolation rates of enteropathogens were as follows: % for Shigella, % Cited by: 3. I. A clinical study in the Kwale District, Coast Province, Kenya in revealed that 7 out of 39 patients with pyrexia of unknown origin (PUO) were suffering from leptospirosis [Abstr.

Hyg.,v. 45, abstr. ]. 10 further patients with leptospirosis are the subjects of this present report. 9 strains were isolated. 3 of these belonged to the serogroup Hebdomadis (serotypes Cited by: This chapter volume represents the core of several oral and poster presentations made at the conference.

In addition to Introduction and Conclusion sections, the book is thematically divided into 7 sections, namely, 1) Land Use and Farming Systems, 2) Effects of Climate Change on Crop Yield, 3) Soil Nutrient and Water Management for Carbon Sequestration, 4).

Food security worries most Kenyans during Covid Kwale farmers target juicy passion markets Monday, J Kwale District, while the rest are spread around Msambweni.