Influence of Gender, Age, Marital Status and Farm Size on Coffee Production: A Case of Kisii County, Kenya
作者: Javan Ngeywo Evans Basweti Anakalo Shitandi
刊名: Asian Journal of Agricultural Extension, Economics & Sociology, 2015, Vol.5 (3)
来源数据库: SCIENCEDOMAIN international
DOI: 10.9734/AJAEES/2015/15702
关键词: Coffee farmersgendercoffee productionfarmer age and coffee management.
原始语种摘要: Coffee is the fifth GDP earner employing over 600,000 households in Kenya. Coffee farmers are elderly averaging 51 years and a few young; this has had an influence in adoption of new technologies and reduced coffee production from 130,000 MT in 1989 to 50,000 MT in 2012 despite its profitability. The objective of this study was to assess the impact of gender, age, marital status and farm size on coffee production. Multistage and purposive random sampling technique was used to get qualitative and quantitative data using structured questionnaires and interviews on a sample size of 227 farmers from a total population of 69,000 and target population of 18,400 coffee farmers in Kisii County. Data was analyzed using descriptive statistics and inferential statistics at 0.05 level of...
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  • coffee 咖啡
  • earner 收入来源
  • inferential 推理上的
  • encourage 援助
  • marital 婚姻的
  • farming 农事
  • production 生产
  • assess 查定
  • descriptive 描述的
  • gender 性别