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Title: The role of drought on agricultural production; a case study of fafi district in north eastern, Kenya
Authors: Abdi Mumin, Faisal
Keywords: drought
agricultural production
fafi district
Issue Date: May-2011
Publisher: Kampala International University,School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Abstract: A case study of the role of drought on agricultural production was conducted among small-scale farmers in the Bun division of Fafi district in Northeastern Kenya, to determine how drought affects the agricultural production, causes and different types of drought that exists and what can be done to minimize the impacts of drought in the study area. Achieving these objectives would help increase the agricultural production, ensures the availability of food and water. The method that were used in data collection include; a sample of about 60 respondents being chosen and both stratified and purposive sampling techniques used in soliciting responses by means of research instruments such as questionnaire, interview guide and observation for households. Data processing and analysis were used to extract meaningful information from the raw data obtained from the field. It was identified the largest percentage of people that were affected by the burden of drought are farmers.
Description: A dissertation submitted to the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the award of a Degree of Bachelor of Science in Environment of Kampala International University Kampala, Uganda
Appears in Collections:Bachelor of Science in Environmental Management

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