Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Research

Journal of Agricultural Science and Food Research
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  • Research Article
    Social Network Centrality and Food Security: Case of Small Holder Sweet Potato Farmers in Nakuru County, Kenya
    Author(s): Kamau NJKamau NJ

    Developing countries have for centuries faced food insecurity. Despite efforts by governments to allocate hugeamount of their budgets towards alleviating food security, citizens are still ravaging from hunger. Traditional andbureaucratic extension services are proving futile towards information dissemination. These officers are not cognitiveof the fact that other than their demonstration projects, exogenous variables contribute towards absorption of newtechnologies and ideas to carb food insecurity. Farmers in rural areas don’t operate in solitary but rather rely onfellow farmers, group formation and other social networks to source specific information concerning their productionand marketing. Considering this, farmers have been able to identify the most valuable information contacts atvarious levels of production process. This study therefore has analyzed the degree of centrali.. View More»

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