LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
Agricultural Cooperative Development International/Volunteers in
Overseas Cooperative Assistance
Analysis of Variance
District Development Plan
Government of Kenya
LIST OF ABBREVATIONS
CBS Central Bureau of Statistics
CBK Central Bank of Kenya
CMA Capital Market Authority
GDP Gross Domestic Product
CPI Consumer Price Index
VAR Vector Auto Regression
NFA Net Foreign Assets
NDA - Net Domestic Assets.
Kshs 1000- 5000
More than kshs 20000
1 What was your farm gate price of milk per liter last season (2011)?
Below kshs 10
Between shs 11 and shs 20
Between shs 21 and shs 30
Between shs 31 and shs 40
Above shs 40 (please sp
1. Explain the difference between prize and price?. Check the appropriate word.
2. What is the unit of sampling? A household or the individual?.
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4. Explain how you will capture
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LIST OF FIGURES
Figure 2.1: Conceptual Framework.16
Figure 4.1 Cost of Market Information.
Figure 4.2 Availability of Preservative Facilities
Figure 4.4 Loss from Inadequate Preservative Facilities Per Annum.50
Figure 4.5 Cooperative Cold Storage Faciliti
LIST OF TABLES
Table 3.1 Target Population32
Table 3.2 Sample Size.33
Table 4.0 Return Rate38
Table 4.1 Reliability Analysis
Table 4.2 Demographic Information of Dairy Farmers.41
Table 4.3 Statistical Information of cooperatives and their managers
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LIST OF ACRONYMS AND ABBREVIATIONS
ADF Augmented Dickey-Fuller test
ECM Error Correction Model
EPZA Export Processing Zone Authority
Eviews Econometrics View
FAO Food and Agriculture Organization
GDP Gross Domestic Product
GoK Government of Kenya
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