The Effects Of Agricultural Technology Transfer Through Participatory Methodologies: Case Study Of Farmer Field Schools In Kakamega District

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2007
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Biketi E.
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University Of Nairobi
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This was an ex-post study that evaluated the effects of agricultural technology transfer through the farmer field school (FFS) methodology in Kakamega district. The objectives of the study were; to estalDlish the types of participation that FFS has promoted, to assess the contribution of FFS as a participatory methodology towards individual farmer improvements, to establish whether farmers' agricultural and socioeconomic problems are gendered; to assess whether FFS addresses the both male and female farmers' agricultural and socio-economic problems, to establish the constraints of Ithe methodology identified by the farmers and their views on the improvements of the methodology in future and to identify the facilitating and limiting factors of the sustainability of FFS.
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