• Economics
  • Published 2013

An Analysis of Technical Efficiency of Rice Farmers in Ahero Irrigation Scheme, Kenya

@inproceedings{Omondi2013AnAO,
  title={An Analysis of Technical Efficiency of Rice Farmers in Ahero Irrigation Scheme, Kenya},
  author={Samuel Onyango Omondi and Kelvin Mashisia Shikuku},
  year={2013}
}
Rice has continued to be an important cereal in Kenya in the recent years. Although it is third after maize and wheat in terms of consumption and production, its rate of consumption has increased over the years compared to maize and wheat. Rice production in Kenya does not meet demand, and the deficit has to be met with imports. Improving productivity would ensure increase in production, improved food security, reduced rice import bills and increased income among smallholder farmers. The… CONTINUE READING

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