CAPRi Project: Collective Marketing in Mbeere and Makueni Districts, Kenya uri icon

abstract

  • The Study reviews the conceptual issues which are responsible for the presence of the imperfect markets in smallholder agricultural systems and the extent to which the rural institutional and organizational innovations can help in addressing these issues.The data set reports the findings of the two rounds of survey conducted in two districts of Kenya namely Mbeere and Makueni.The two rounds of survey consists of the baseline survey conducted in 2003 prior to the formation of the producer marketing groups( PMG s) during which 400 households were surveyed (240 Mbeere & 160 Makueni) which was used to collect information on the poverty level and adoption of agricultural technology.The findings of the follow up survey which was conducted in 2005 have also been given. The follow up survey was conducted at three levels:village/community level , PMG level and farm household level. A total of 400 were surveyed which included 250 households from the baseline survey.Details on demography,resource use, socio- economic conditions, general characteristics, asset ownersh ip,major constraints faced and overall economic profiles of the PMG s, access to information ,credit, awareness of collective marketing groups and the households perceived benefits about the same were collected during the follow up survey

publication date

  • 2016