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Towards linking agriculture, poverty, and policy in Kenya

John Omiti

Towards linking agriculture, poverty, and policy in Kenya

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Published by Institute of Policy Analysis and Research in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya.
    • Subjects:
    • Agriculture and state -- Kenya.,
    • Poverty -- Kenya.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJohn Omiti and Paul Obunde.
      SeriesDiscussion paper ;, no. 032/2002, Discussion paper (Institute of Policy Analysis and Research (Kenya)) ;, no. DP 02/032.
      ContributionsObunde, Paul.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD2126.5.Z8 O45 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationviii, 36 p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3986027M
      ISBN 109966948260
      LC Control Number2001314663

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Kenya is faced by hunger and increase in poverty levels each year, it is unfortunate that lives can still be lost out of poverty in one of the strongest growing economies in Africa at a point where we are aiming at Vision ’s full realization.

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Kenya: Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper—Progress Report This poverty reduction strategy paper—progress report on Kenya was prepared by a staff team of the UAE linking Kenya to the global fiber optic submarine system was completed in The project has provided the country with a reliable and affordable high.

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Inequality, Poverty, Growth and Institutions: Understanding the Linkages in Kenya "This Brief analyzes the linkage between inequality, poverty and economic growth in addition to assessing the extent to which growth in Kenya has been pro-poor.

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Edwyn Odeny Odhiambo Team Leader, The Kenya Youth Foundation P. BoxNairobi-Kenya Telephone: +/File Size: KB. Skilfully exposing the gap that exists between the rhetoric of poverty reduction strategies in capital cities and the practice of public sector delivery in rural areas, this key text will be essential reading for advanced students and researchers in the fields of rural development, rural livelihoods, poverty reduction strategies and Sub-Saharan Cited by: “In Kenya, like most African countries, agriculture is the backbone of the economy and the main source of employment and foreign exchange.

When agriculture grows, our economy grows. That is why good extension services are so important.” Kareke Mbiuki, Assistant Minister of Agriculture, Kenya is printed in full at the end of the booklet.

“The. AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTIVITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION IN KENYA: Implications for Poverty Reduction [Jane Kabubo-Mariara] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book examines the link between environmental conservation practices and agricultural productivity in a fragile ecological environment in Kajiado districtCited by: 4.

"The Interrelationship Linking Growth, Inequality and Poverty in Sub-Saharan Africa," Journal of African Economies, "The Foster-Greer-Thorbecke Poverty Measure Twenty Five Years Later," Journal of Economic Inequality, (with J.

Foster and J. Greer). Exchange and Development; the Anatomy of Economic Transactions, Edward Elgar, (with P. Cornelisse). This paper compares and contrasts rural livelihoods in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and Malawi, with a view to informing rural poverty reduction policies within Poverty Reduction Strategy Plans (PRSPs).

Low household incomes in rural areas of all countries are associated with low land and livestock holdings, high reliance on food crop agriculture Cited by: This book takes a new look at the urban poverty debate at a time when there is renewed interest in urban poverty and management from the World Bank and other multilateral development agencies.

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Agricultural and food policies have a crucial role in reducing rural as well as aggregate poverty in Africa, given that the bulk of the poor are in rural areas, and are employed in agriculture. Crucial among these policies are those that help increase incomes of the rural poor. The purpose of this study.

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Introduction. Over the past 40 years, per capita world food production has grown by 25%, with average cereal yields rising from to t ha −1 in developing countries (to t ha −1 on rainfed lands and to t ha −1 on irrigated lands), and annual cereal production up from to million tonnes ().These global increases have helped to raise average per capita Cited by: In the early s, an interest in women and their connection with the environment was sparked, largely by a book written by Esther Boserup entitled Woman's Role in Economic Development.

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Food availability and access: The government policy objective is to increase the quantity and quality of food available and accessible in order to ensure that all Kenyans have an adequate, diverse and healthy diet.

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The work is part of EPSRC’s sponsored Village e-Science for Life project, a collaboration of research groups in the UK and Kenya. A gallium arsenide water purifier A blue light-emitting diode. Linking Smallholder Farmers to Markets and the Implications for Extension and Advisory Services Introduction Approximately billion people are engaged in smallholder agriculture across the world.

They include 75% of the world’s poorest people whose food, income, and livelihood prospects depend on agriculture. Gender and poverty reduction: A Kenyan context Elishiba Njambi Kimani1 and Donald Kisilu Kombo2* 1Department of Gender and Development Studies, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya.

2Department of Sociology and Philosophy of Education, Kenyatta University, Nairobi, Kenya. Accepted 14 December, Poverty is a dehumanising condition for every one. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. 1 agriculture and rural development In order to report efficiently on the objectives outlined in Chapter 3, they have been clustered into logical groupings and structured into, as outlined below.

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