Competitiveness of Smallholder Milk Production Systems in Uasin Gishu County of Kenya
作者: Michael B. KibiegoJob K. LagatBockline O. Bebe
刊名: Journal of Economics and Sustainable Development, 2015
来源数据库: International Institute of Science, Technology and Education
原始语种摘要: In Uasin Gishu County of Kenya the rapidly declining household land sizes are a pre-requisite to increased intensification in dairy production. Although various dairy production pathways are used by farmers in the County, it has not been established which one of them would be comparatively competitive to enhance commercialization process and lead to attractive returns to smallholders investing in milk production. The objective of this paper is to estimate competitiveness in the smallholder dairy production sector in Uasin Gishu County. Stratified sampling and proportional sampling followed by random sampling within the stratum were employed to select 246 smallholder dairy farmers. Zero grazing, semi-zero grazing and open grazing production systems are analyzed separately using the gross...
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  • profitability 盈利能力
  • returns 返回粉末
  • production 生产
  • grazing 放牧
  • investing 熔模铸造
  • systems 系统科学与软件
  • household 
  • economically 经济地
  • finance 金融
  • estimate 估计