KU Research Project The Role Of KahaWa Wiki Idi Radio Programme Towards Improving Small Scale Coffee Farming In Kiambu District, Central Province, Kenya

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2001
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Coffee Board of Kenya
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The study evaluates the impact of the Kahawa Wiki Hii Radio programme towards improving small scale coffee fanning in Kiambu District, Central Province, Kenya Questionnaires were chosen as the primary method of data collection and were distributed to fifty randomly selected small scale farmers from Kiambu district. The findings of the study reveal that the majority of the fanners regularly listen to the radio programme and over 50% actually benefit from the application of the knowledge gained through the programme. This work concludes that the radio programme be maintained as a communication tool to the :fu.rmer but recommends that policy matters regarding coffee payments be included in the content and further research is necessary for the language used in communicating to the fanner
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