1. Do you experience pineapple losses before selling?
2. Do you incur any storage costs, Yes (.)
No ( )
If yes how much? -Ksh
3. For how long do you store your pineapples?
4. How do you get market information on pineapples?
5. What problems do you experie
1. Do you buy and sell pineapples individually or through association?
2. Do you experience pineapple losses before selling?
3. Do you incur any storage costs, if yes how much?
4. How long do you store your pineapples?
5. How do you get marketing informat
develops to form a market. Participants in the channels perform different activities and thus
different channels seem to offer different service outputs depending on the intended consumer
Figure 1: Marketing channels for pineapple in Kenya
DETERMINANTS OF DEMAND FOR WEATHER INDEX BASED CROP INSURANCE
IN UASIN-GISHU COUNTY, KENYA
Title too long- Consider the edited title, hoping that the thrust of the thesis is demand for
weather indexing insurance
LANGAT BENARD KIPLIMO
Data collection, data analysis & interpretation.
Developing project & submission of final draft.
Appendix 2. Research Budget
The following is a tertiary budget for the research
Printing & photocopy
Dale, S. and Haldane, A.G. (1995). Interest Rates and the Channels of Monetary
Transmission: Some Sectoral Estimates. European Economic Review, 39: 16111626.
Danker, D., R. A. Haas, D. W. Henderson, S. Symanski, and R. W. Tryon (1996). Small
Fig. 1.1: Sugar Production, Consumption, Imports and Exports Trends
Source: Kenya Sugar Industry Strategic Plan, 2010-2014
The Kenyan sugarcane industry is a major employer and contributor to the national economy. It
is one of the most important crops alo
Comparatively, the increases in credit are likely to be higher than increases in deposits since
deposits are not directly constrained before reforms but are rather just responding to changes in
the deposit rate. Following this adjustment period, credit gr
faster the growth of the manufacturing sector the faster will be the rate of growth of GDP. The
explanation for the correlation between the growth of manufacturing output and the overall
performance of the economy is to be found on the impact of the forme
coefficients indicate a spatial integration between the respective pair of markets; while negative
signs indicate that there is no market integration. A coefficient of 1.00 implies that prices in the
markets are perfectly correlated with each other, hence
countries and among children, elderly and expectant women. It is common among the low
The most common symptoms of malnutrition is weight loss (without dieting) fatigue, lack of
energy breathlessness, anemia, changes of skin tone hair and
Connect to consumer
Source: Own conceptualization, year
2.2 A REVIEW OF SOME MARKETING CONCEPTS
2.2.1 Market Integration Analysis
Market integration refers to a situation in which a) the pr
DECLARATION BY STUDENT
This proposal is my original work and has not been submitted for degree award in any other
University. No part of this work may be reproduced without the prior permission of the
concerning the concept. Construct validity defines how well a test or experiment measures up to
its claims (Mugenda, 2008).
3.8 Data Collection Procedure
The questionnaire in this study was self-administered by the respondents. This is because selfadminis
correction model to control for possible selection bias, they found that contract farmers earn
significantly more than independent farmers after controlling for household labour availability,
education, farm size, and other characteristics. In addition, t
This questionnaire aims at collecting data that will form part of the study on marketing
integration of pineapples in the south rift region of Kenya that is being conducted by a student in
Moi University in faculty of Agricultural Economi
current inflation rates, this income is not adequate to sustain the operations of the cooperatives
however what is needed is to increase the membership of the cooperatives. This reason gave the
researcher impetus to find out factors influencing performanc
cointegration which are very crucial in modeling were glaringly missing. This could put to
question the reliability of the models so developed.
2.4 The Conceptual Framework
Figure 1: Conceptual Framework
Ratio of short term debt to
Rate of re
debates on whether a cooperative enterprise should be treated as a firm (a decision-making
entity), as Helmberger et al (1962) did, or as an organization (aggregation) of economic units
(members), as treated by Emelianoff (1942), Robotka (1947), and Phill
Fair Ray C. and Robert J. Schiller, 1990. Comparing Information in Forecasts from
Econometric Models. The American Economic Review, 80 (3) (June): 375389.
Fakiyesi, T. (1999). Money, Finance and Portfolio Behaviour of Commercial banks:
Analysis of Nigeria
farmers' decisions to purchase crop insurance and their choices among alternative products using
a two-stage estimation procedure. The study estimated the influences of risk perceptions,
competing risk management options, as well structural and demographi
DEFINITION OF TERMS
The term food security is used to refer to aggregate food production or food availability, often at
national or global level. It has been defined as individual's ability to utilize the food to which
they have access
This research project is my original work and has never been presented for the award of a degree
in any other university.
Name: Muli Wycliffe Maingi
Admission No: SBE/PGE/004/11
1. Dr. Mark Korir
School of Business
eastern Uganda and Southern Sudan. This study will cover all patients less than five years treated
at MTRH and a record of treatment with nutritional management practice undertaken or
available. Pre-natal and post natal clinics will also be included in th
decompositions. He finds that inflation mainly explains its own movements in the first five
quarters after which base money becomes important explaining about 30% of the variations in
the reactive ordering and about 40% of the variations using the proacti
This thesis is dedicated to my late parents, Stanley Ongode Atsulu Lubanga, Jenta Sanda, My
late grand Father Snr Chief Daudi Lubanga Wamukobole though illiterate encouraged us to
farther our education, my wife sons, Stanley Atsulu Wamukobole,
currently at 30%. Moyi and Ronge (2006) say that over time, Kenya has moved from being a low
tax burden country to a high tax burden country. The Parliamentary Budget Office (2011) sums
up the Kenyan interest rate regime as highly volatile. For instance,
EFFECTS OF SUGARCANE FARMING ON FOOD SECURITY IN BUTERE
BY LUBANGA JOSEPH AMUKOBOLE WATSULU
A proposal submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirement for the award of the degree
of Master of Arts in economics
deflator, commodity prices, federal fund rate, non-borrowed reserves, total reserve and net funds
raised through financial markets. The policy variables used alternatively were the federal funds
rate and non-borrowed reserves. Their results show that the
Deregulation broadly meant to there was a move away from regulating a range of financial
activities directly so as to achieve monetary policy, public sector financing and sectoral
assistance objectives. Instead an approach was adopted where banks and othe