Onyango Okello

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Half-body tick collections and visual assessment of tick burdens were performed monthly over six months on 100 bulls at the Kenya National Boran Stud, Mutara Ranch, Kenya.Boophilus decoloratus predominated among several tick species infesting the animals. Burdens ofB. decoloratus and total tick burdens were highly correlated. Rankings of relative tick(More)
This paper develops and applies a new approach for analyzing the spatial aspects of individual adoption of a technology that produces a mixed public-private good. The technology is an animal insecticide treatment called a “pouron” that individual households buy and apply to their animals. Private benefits accrue to households whose animals are treated,(More)
Smallholder farmer access to agricultural finance has been a major constraint to agricultural commercialization in developing countries. The ICT revolution in Africa has however brought an opportunity to ease this constraint. The mobile phone-based banking services that started in Kenya urban centers have spread to rural areas and even other countries.(More)
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