Farming Systems
1. Impact of Climate Variability on Cool Weather Crop Yield in Ethiopia

Arega Ademe; Belay Kassa; Degye Goshu; Majaliwa Mwanjalolo

Volume 7, Issue 4 , Autumn 2017, , Pages 415-428

Abstract
  The research examined effect of climate variability on yield of the two dominant cool weather cereals (wheat and barley) in central highland and Arssi grain plough farming systems of Ethiopia using eight round unbalanced panel data (1994-2014). The stochastic frontier model result revealed that production ...  Read More

2. Socio-Economic Factors Influencing Adoption of Energy–Saving Technologies among Smallholder Farmers: The Case of West Pokot County, Kenya

Andiema Chesang Everlyne; Nkurumwa Oywaya Agnes; Amudavi Mulama David

Volume 3, Issue 4 , Autumn 2013, , Pages 289-301

Abstract
  Fuel wood provides the main source of energy for cooking and space heating for over 80 percent of households living in Kenya. The heavy reliance on the biomass energy has exerted an imbalance in demand and supply consequently resulting in adverse environmental effects in Kenya. As part of innovation ...  Read More