Opportunities in adoption of commercial fish farming as a new enterprise for small scale farmers in Kisii county, Kenya
Margaret Gachucha , Bernard Njehia , Patience Mshenga
Corresponding Author : Margaret Gachucha
Egerton University, Njoro Campus, Keny.
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Received : 2014-01-22 Accepted : 2014-01-22 Published : 2014-01-24
Abstract : The paper focuses on the opportunities which are present in the livestock sector in terms of new enterprises and which are not exploited by the farmers in the study area. It analyses the socioeconomics behind adoption of fish farming as an enterprise- describing the adopters characteristics and explaining the factors that influence the adoption process. Most of the analyzed factors are important and significantly influence the decision to adopt fish farming enterprise, with land size only having a negative relationship. The enterprise is also found to be a profitable venture when the financial analysis is done.
Keywords : adoption, fish farming, household, small scale farmer, socioeconomic factors
Citation : Margaret Gachucha(2014). Opportunities in adoption of commercial fish farming as a new enterprise for small scale farmers in Kisii county, Kenya. j. advanced botany and zoology.V1-I1. DOI : 10.5281/zenodo.999901
Copyright : © 2014 Margaret Gachucha, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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