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Household resources and nutrition of farm labourers in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya

by D. Foeken

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Published by Ministry of Planning and National Development, The Centre in Nairobi, Leiden [Netherlands] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kenya,
  • Trans Nzoia District,
  • Trans Nzoia District.
    • Subjects:
    • Agricultural laborers -- Kenya -- Trans Nzoia District -- Economic conditions.,
    • Agricultural laborers -- Kenya -- Trans Nzoia District -- Nutrition.,
    • Household surveys -- Kenya -- Trans Nzoia District.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementDick Foeken & Nina Tellegen ; research carried out by African Studies Centre, Leiden.
      SeriesReport ;, no. 44/1992, FNSP reports ;, no. 44.
      ContributionsTellegen, Nina., Rijksuniversiteit te Leiden. Afrika-Studiecentrum., Food and Nutrition Studies Programme (Kenya).
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHD1538.K4 F63 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvix, 114 p. :
      Number of Pages114
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1074932M
      ISBN 109054480017
      LC Control Number93980137

      KALRO Food Crops Research Institute headquarters is located in Kitale ((1° 0' N, 35° 7' E) in Trans Nzoia County about 70 km from Eldoret town three kilometers from Kitale town towards Kitale-Webuye road. It can also be accessed through Kitale-Kisawai road. Version Download Stock∞ Total Files1 Size MB Create DateJuly 1, Last UpdatedJuly 1, Download FileActionTrans Nzoia nload.

        1. Introduction. In many economies in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), women provide most of the labour force for agricultural production [1, 2, 3].In Kenya, for example, women make up between 42% and 65% of the agricultural labour force [4, 5], in addition to their traditional domestic e women’s important role in the agricultural sector, however, empirical evidence . Like many African countries, Kenya is mainly an agricultural country. Majority of the people in Kenya and particularly those in Trans-Nzoia County, rely on small scale farm enterprises for their livelihood. For a long time, people of Trans-Nzoia have grown maize, beans and reared goats. Maize, which is often referred to as corn.

      CHALLENGES OF FARM INPUTS SUBSIDIES ON MAIZE PRODUCTION IN TRANS NZOIA WEST SUB COUNTY, TRANS NZOIA COUNTY, KENYA. The specific objectives for the study looked the influence of the amount of the farm subsidies disbursed on maize production the study was of significance to stakeholders in the Agriculture sector ranging from the National Ministry of Agriculture . Quickly find the best offers for Current nutrition jobs in Kenya on the Star classifieds. We collected up to ads from hundreds of job boards for you!


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Household resources and nutrition of farm labourers in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya by D. Foeken Download PDF EPUB FB2

This is the final report in a series of four regarding household resources and nutrition of farm labourers in Trans Nzoia District. In the first three reports the findings of three surveys, carried out inwere presented and discussed) The present report offers summaries of each of the studies (Chapters 2, 3 and 4, respectively).

African studies, agricultural workers, children, Kenya, large farms, nutrition, rural households Abstract This report, the second in a series of three dealing with food supply and nutrition among labourers on large farms in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya, examines the living conditions, household resources, food consumption and nutritional.

1 TRANS NZOIA DISTRICT Trans Nzoia: general description iii Food security and income generation in Trans Nzoia Research questions 2 METHOD 3 HOUSEHOLD INCOME Household income and its components Seasonal aspects of income-generating activities Non-agricultural employment.

This book examines the living conditions of farm labourers in Trans Nzoia, one of Kenya's large-scale farming districts. of four regarding household resources and nutrition of farm labourers.

This report, the second in a Kenya book of three dealing with food supply and nutrition among labourers on large farms in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya, examines the living conditions, household resources, food consumption and nutritional situation in the labourers' households. The data were collected in June and July among some : D.W.J.

Foeken and N. Tellegen. This is the final report in a series of four regarding household resources and nutrition of farm labourers in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya. In the first three reports the findings of three surveys, carried out inwere presented and discussed (Labour conditions on large farms in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya, by D.

Foeken and L. Verstrate. This book examines the living conditions of farm labourers in Trans Nzoia, one of Kenya's large-scale farming districts. Based on a study conducted in among large farmers and farm labourers, an overview is given of wages, provisions, the various sources of income, the inportance of social networks and the nutritional status of different.

Household resources and nutrition of farm labourers in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya Dick Foeken & Nina Tellegen Published by: Research carried out by: Ministry of Planning and National Development, Nairobi African Studies Centre, Leiden Mrican Studies Centre, Leiden.

This report is the first in a series dealing with food supply and nutrition among labourers on large farms in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya. It examines two important aspects of the labourers' food and nutritional situation, i.e. the incomes they earn from their labour on the.

Abstract. This book examines the living conditions of farm labourers in Trans Nzoia, one of Kenya's large-scale farming districts. Based on a study conducted in among large farmers and farm labourers, an overview is given of wages, provisions, the various sources of income, the inportance of social networks and the nutritional status of different groups of farm labourers.

This report is the first in a series dealing with food supply and nutrition among labourers on large farms in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya.

It examines two important aspects of the labourers' food. Book: Publisher: African Studies Centre: Abstract: This report is the first in a series dealing with food supply and nutrition among labourers on large farms in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya.

It examines two important aspects of the labourers' food and nutritional situation, i.e. the incomes they earn from their labour on the large farms and the.

Based on a survey among 46 large, predominantly mixed, farms in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya, labour conditions of permanent and casual labourers were assessed. The number of casual labourers employed is related to the maize cycle, and despite the fact that they often find employment for the greater part of the year it is very difficult for them to gain the status of permanent labourer.

This study, carried out inis a support study for a larger survey of the nutritional situation in the households of labourers on large farms in Trans Nzoia, Kenya.

Factors Influencing Household Production of Sorghum and Millet in Kiminini Sub-County of Trans-Nzoia County, Kenya Article (PDF Available) February with 43 Reads How we measure 'reads'. Get this from a library. Tied to the land: household resources and living conditions of labourers on large farms in Trans Nzoia District, Kenya.

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Trans-nzoia county public service board trans nzoia county is among the 47 counties established by the Kenya constitution under article 6(1) and specified in the first schedule. Article (1. If President Kibaki were to visit Trans Nzoia District overnight, he would have nowhere to sleep.

Kenya: 36 GSU Officers Guard an Abandoned State Lodge - Search. Dick Foeken retired in He is currently affiliated to the African Studies Centre as an honorary researcher.

Foeken is a human geographer and he conducted research on urban poverty, urban water supply and urban agriculture in Africa. He was mainly involved in five projects: ‘Water sector reforms and Interventions in Urban Kenya: the impact on the livelihood of the poor’, ‘School.

Both Striga and cereal stemborers are found in all the districts with the exception of Trans Nzoia which has no Striga. Given the Kenya national population growth rate estimate of 3% per annum (McPherson and Rakovski, ), the pressure on land resources has led to agricultural intensification but with limited investment in productivity.

smallholders in Bomet District, Kenya. The general objective of the study was to establish technological sources of inefficiency in smallholder soybean production in a rural farm setting in Kenya so as to find feasible ways for increased productivity and farm income.

The specific objectives were to determine the efficiency levels of.• Trans Nzoia farmer ditches maize for French beans, earns more in export market • Graduate develops biofuel for household cooking from water hyacinth • Urban dweller turns to growing own food to fix ill-health • 25 cooperatives behind Nyeri County milk boom • .The average farm sizes ranges from hectares for small scale farming to hectares for large scale farming.

Trans Nzoia County is a county in the former Rift Valley Province, Kenya, located between the Nzoia River and Mount Elgon km Northwest of Nairobi.

At its centre is the town of Kitale which is the capital and largest town.