by Dept. of Rural Sociology, University of Missouri-Columbia in Columbia, MO, USA .
Written in English
|Statement||Amanda L. Noble and Michael F. Nolan.|
|Series||Technical report series / Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program -- no. 18., Technical report series (Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program) -- no. 18.|
|Contributions||Nolan, Michael F.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||51 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||51|
Socio-economic factors influencing goat milk production in the smallholder areas of Zimbabwe: A case study of Bulilima East District. Although goat production occurs throughout the country, goat milk production is limited and is only undertaken in the semi-arid regions in the south western parts of the country. will contribute to increased milk and meat production in western Kenya a nd to provide training to enhance long-term capability for research a nd development of small stock. The DPG . Socio-Economic and Technology Transfer Factors Influencing Adoption of Dairy Goats among Smallholder Farmers in Some Districts in Kenya Kenya’s economy and social development challenges are unemployment, poverty, food security and slow economic growth among others (MOA, ). The population of dairy goats in Kenya by was. The uses of the most “social” of the social sciences—sociology and anthropology—in international agricultural research and development (R&D) have often been poorly understood. Drawing upon a decade of work by the Sociology Project of the Small Ruminant Collaborative Research Support Program, this article exemplifies how and where social Cited by: 6.
In addition to cultural factors, Okali and Upton () reported that sheep are less popular and thus less numerous than goats in southwestern Nigeria because of their destructive grazing habit. Rural people, particularly smallholder farmers also consider the risks associated with a farming activity (Ellis ).Cited by: factors affecting adoption of improved meat goat (boer) production in rangelands of sembabule district. bwire joseph /hd02//u agriculture (hons) muk a thesis submitted to the school of postgraduate studies, as a partial fulfillment for the award of the degree masters of science in agriculture economics of makerere university kampala. Goat production concentrated in developing countries (tropics, dry areas), contributes largely to the livelihoods of low and medium income farmers. Farming systems in these areas have evolved to cope with the formidable constraints imposed by harsh natural and economic conditions by adapting integrated crop/livestock. A total of five hundred farmers randomly selected from ten villages were surveyed to examine the socio-economic characteristics of ruminant livestock farmers and constraints to ruminant livestock production in some parts of south-western Nigeria.
Marketing Constraints to Goats in the Western Hill of Nepal. Goat marketing study was conducted in eleven districts with the objectives of exploration the existing goat marketing system in western hills of Nepal. The methodology of the study was households survey, Rapid Marketing Appraisal and use of secondary data. Sheep and Goats in Developing Countries Their Present and Potential Role (sheep and goats) in the food production systems of developing countries, examine their advantages and disadvantages, analyze the constraints limiting their further contribution to the welfare of small farm/low income rural producers, prescribe measures for overcoming. SAGE Video Bringing teaching, learning and research to life. SAGE Books The ultimate social sciences digital library. SAGE Reference The complete guide for your research journey. SAGE Navigator The essential social sciences literature review tool. SAGE Business Cases Real world cases at your fingertips. CQ Press Your definitive resource for politics, policy and people. This is against 17 million for cattle. Reared mainly for meat, goats and sheep provided about 78 tonnes of meat in Despite these numbers, however, a lot more can be done in the sheep and goat farming industries to give them a more prominent place in the livestock industry.