• Economics
  • Published 2014

Analysis of Technical Efficiency of Sorghum Production in Lower Eastern Kenya: A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach.

@inproceedings{Chepngetich2014AnalysisOT,
  title={Analysis of Technical Efficiency of Sorghum Production in Lower Eastern Kenya: A Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) approach.},
  author={Evaline Chepng’etich and Eric K. Bett and Sospeter Onchoke Nyamwaro and Kwena Kizito},
  year={2014}
}
There has been an increase in food insecurity problem in ASALs of Kenya and this has necessitated a renewed interest in promoting drought-tolerant crops such as sorghum, among smallholder farmers in these regions. Promotion of such crops as sorghum has been emphasized in these regions but the yields are low. Using a field survey data of randomly selected sample of 143 smallholder farmers in Machakos and Makindu districts in Kenya this paper used DEA approach to estimate their technical… CONTINUE READING

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