Access to input/output market
Total distance to nearest
most important (urban) in
Distance in Km by road type
Input utilization trends
2.2 Bambara Groundnut: The Agronomy, Composition and Uses
According to Baudoin and Mergeai (2001), Bambara groundnut is a hardy plant suited to
growing conditions found in savannah regions with a Sudanese and Sudano-Guinean climate of
one rainy season las
8.0 POTENTIAL RISKS AND CHALLENGES
Competition - there are many establishments offering similar services within Bungoma
area and this poses a great competition to the firm. The nature of business makes a
possibility for new entrants into the industry. T
agroecological suitability of Busia (Lower Midland Zone 4- LM 4), with a 66% rainfall reliability
of between 400-900 mm pa in the first rainy season and from less than 150-800 mm pa. This area
is more suited than the wetter Lower Midland Zone 1 (LM1) in B
18.31. Therefore the joint hypothesis that the coefficients on Age, gender, family size,
education, group membership, extension contact, land size, presence other, milk sold
and dairy cow quality are all zero was therefore rejected. A conclusion was there
2008; not a single trader had any stocks of Bambara groundnuts. However, traders quoted prices
of between KShs. 250 (at farm level) to KShs. 400/2kg tin; between US $ 1.66 to 2.66/kg.
In the determination of the market structure for Bambara groundnut, the
A total of Ksh 2000 will be required.
3.9.1 LEGAL SERVICES.
For any legal needs of the business, it will open a file with MAKALI AND CO.
ADVOCATES situated in municipal premises. Opening a file will cost Ksh. 1000
For insurance s
The concept of food security is defined as existing when
all people, at all times have physical and economic access
to adequate/sufficient, safe and nutritious food to meet
their dietary needs and food preferences for an activ
A firm is an organization that converts inputs such as labour, materials, and capital into outputs,
the goods and services that it sells. In most countries, forprofit firms have one of three legal
forms: single proprietorship, partnerships, or corporation
Adesina, A. A. and Zinnah, M.M, (1993) Technology characteristics, farmers perceptions
Adoption decisions a Tobit model
Agricultural economics, Vol.9.
Agro- forestry Research Networks for
3.4 PRODUCTS AND SERVICES
The business will operate in providing the following products; The proposed business
will be an event organizing firm offering the service at corporate and family (or
individual) level, to meet the needs, tastes and preferences o
This business will have about 3 methods of distribution of its products.
The first channel of distribution will be direct to its consumer without any middlemen.
This will apply to the schools surrounding the bakery and the local
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1.4 Statement of the Problem
Despite consumer awareness of the health benefits of tea by use of promotion campaigns the
consumption of tea in Kenya is still low. Therefore, tea is facing a situation where supply has
outstripped demand as its consumption r
3.6.1 Overview of the Methods
According to Nyangito and Odhiambo (2003), approaches that explicitly incorporate efficiency
in productivity analysis are quite recent. They can be divided into parametric and non-parametric
approaches. Non-parametric approac
Above data can be represented on the graph as follows
Profits (Kshs 000)
from the above graphs i.e. sales and profits we see that the sales we
adopters increased to 106,an increase of 75 farmers translating to an increase of 60.7% and a
total adoption rate of 91.7%.
It can therefore be concluded that increasing access to extension services, improving
the quality of dairy cow, ensuring that more
6.0 ORGANIZATIONAL AND MANAGEMENT
ORGANIZATIONAL AND MANAGEMENT TEAM
6.11 ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE AND OPERATIONS
ACCOUNTANT MARKETING MANAGER
6.12 KEY MANAGEMENT TEAM
HUMAN RESOURCE TEAM
According to study done in Ethiopia by Gebremedhin, B. and Swinton S. M. (2000), the
need for investment in technologies that generate better returns in the short run was identified.
According to Place, F. et. al., (2002), Farmers commonly finds ways to a
Aigner, D.J. Lovell, C.A.K. and Schmidt, P. Formulation and Estimation of Stochastic Frontier
Production Function Models Journal of Econometrics 6 21-37. 1977.
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Above 10years but below 20years:-
Over 20years and unmarried:-
1) Dairy Cow characteristics:
i) Type of dairy cows kept by the farmer ;
ii) Number of zebu cows in the household-iii) Zebus in milk: -iv) Curren
I would like to express my profound appreciation and heartfelt gratitude to my supervisor, Mr.
Samuel Kibe without whose supervision and great guidance this report would not have been easy
my sincere gratitude also goes to my f
IMPACT OF GOVERNMENT INPUT SUBSIDY PROGRAM
(NAAIAP) ON HOUSEHOLD FOOD SECURITY IN TRANSNZOIA COUNTY
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Training and development.
Training and development will be both internal and external. Internal training will be
between the workers, those who are better skilled showing those who are not, what to do.
Those who show ability to learn fast and are co
4.2 PRO-FORMA INCOME STATEMENT
Less cost of sales
Salary and wages
5.5 PROJECTED 2006 BALANCE SHEET 2007
Adoption: - This refers to the acceptance and use of calliadra and leuceana shrubs as dairy feed
supplements by a farmer after going through a mental process of decision making.
Extensonist: - Any person who delivers extension information or messages to f
1. High remuneration (20,000 25,000)
1. Good organization performance turn over
2. Low renumeration
2. Poor organization performance turn over
The organization realized the following turnover for the last five years.
adopters was 7.1 persons. This could be due to the fact that family labor provides
a greater bulk of the farm labor requirement hence lager family size was an
incentive to adopt fodder shrub technology.
From table 4.1 it can be shown that