Journal of
Development and Agricultural Economics

  • Abbreviation: J. Dev. Agric. Econ.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9774
  • DOI: 10.5897/JDAE
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 443

Full Length Research Paper

Attitude of indigenous chicken farmers towards agricultural insurance in Nyanza, Kenya

Phoebe Bwari Mose
  • Phoebe Bwari Mose
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Maseno University, P. O. Box 333-40105, Maseno, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar
Chrilukovian Bwire Wasike
  • Chrilukovian Bwire Wasike
  • Department of Animal Sciences, Maseno University, Kisumu, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar
Benjamin Ombok Owuor
  • Benjamin Ombok Owuor
  • School of Business and Economics, Maseno University, Kisumu, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar
Mary Jepkemboi Kipsat
  • Mary Jepkemboi Kipsat
  • Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development, Maseno University, P. O. Box 333-40105, Maseno, Kenya.
  • Google Scholar


  •  Received: 20 June 2017
  •  Accepted: 02 March 2018
  •  Published: 30 May 2018

References

Ajieh PC (2010). Poultry Farmers' Response to Agricultural Insurance in Nigeria. J. Agric. Sci. 1(1):43-47.

 

Alimi T, Ayanwale AB (2005). Risk and Risk Management Strategies in Onion Production in Kebbi State of Nigeria. J. Soc. Sci. 10(1):1-8.
Crossref

 
 

Al-Kouri S, Al-Sharafat A, Al-Deseit B (2009). Attitudes of Producers towards Livestock Insurance in Broiler Industry in Jordan. J. Anim. Vet. Adv. 8(12):2461-2467.

 
 

Bett HK, Bett RC, Peters KJ, Kahi AK, Bokelmann W (2012). Linking Utilization and Conservation of Indigenous Chicken Genetic Resources to Value Chains. J. Anim. Prod. Adv. 2(1):33-51.

 
 

Chinwendu A, Chukwukere AO, Mejeha R (2012). Risk Attitude and Insurance: A Causal Analysis. Am. J. Econ. 2(3):26-32.
Crossref

 
 

Chizari M, Yaghoubi A, Lindner JR (2003). Perceptions of Rural Livestock Insurance among Livestock Producers and Insurance Specialists in Isfahan Province. Iran J. Int. Agric. Ext. Educ. 10:1.
Crossref

 
 

Government of Kenya (GOK) (2012). Crop, Livestock and Fisheries High Rainfall areas assessement 2012, Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries Development, Nairobi, Kenya. 

 
 

Hardaker J, Huirne R, Anderson J, Lien G (2004). Coping With risk in Agriculture. Cambridge: CABI. 
Crossref

 
 

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) (2010). Economic survey for 2010. Ministry for State for Planning, Natioal Development and Vision 2030. 

 
 

King'ori AM, Wachira AM, Tuitoek JK (2010). Indigenous Chicken Production in Kenya: A Review. Int. J. Poultry Sci. 9:309-316.
Crossref

 
 

Korir LK (2011). Risk Management among Agricultural Households and the Role of Off farm Investment in Uasin Gishu County, Kenya. Unpublished M.Sc. Thesis, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics. Egerton, University pp. 1-61.

 
 

Kyule NM, Nkurumwa OA, Konyango JJO (2014). Performance and constraints of indigenous chicken rearing among small scale farmers in Mau Narok Ward, Njoro sub county, Nakuru County, Kenya. Int. J. Adv. Res. 3(3):283-289.

 
 

MOLD (Ministry of Livestock Development) (2008). National Policy, Draft 1 December 2008, Department of Livestock Production.

 
 

Musser WN, Patrick GF (2002). How much does risk really matter to farmers? In: Just RE, Pope RD (Eds.): A comprehensive assessment of the role of risk in U.S. Agriculture. Kluwer: Boston.
Crossref

 
 

Njue E, Kirimi L, Mathenge M (2014). Determinants of crop insurance uptake decision; Evidence from small holder farmers in Kenya, Tegemeo Institute of Policy and Development, Egerton University, Kindaruma.

 
 

Ochieng J, Owuor G, Bebe BO (2012). Determinants of adoption management intervention in indigenous chicken production Kenya, Afr. J. Agric. Resour. Econ. 7:1.

 
 

Okeno TO, Kahi AK, Peters JK (2012). Characterization of indigenous chicken production systems in Kenya. Trop. Anim. Health Prod. 44:601-608.
Crossref

 
 

Olwande PO, Ogara WO, Bebora LC, Okuthe SO (2013). Comparison of economic impact of alternative constraint control measures in Indigenous Chicken Production in Nyanza, Kenya. Livest. Res. Rural Dev. 25:2.

 
 

Ondwasy H, Wesonga H, Okitoi L (2006). Indigenous Chicken Production Manual. KARI Technical series note No. 18 

 
 

Phiri I, Phiri A, Ziela M, Chota A, Masuku M, Monrad J (2007). Prevalence and distribution of gastrointestinal helminths and their effects on weight gain in free-range chickens in Central Zambia. Trop. Anim. Health Prod. 39:309-315.
Crossref

 
 

Salimonu KK, Falusi AO (2009). Sources of Risk and Management Strategies among Food Crop Farmers in Osun State, Nigeria. Afr. J. Food Agric. Nutr. Dev. 9(7):1605-1611.

 
 

Thorton P, Kruska R, Henniger N, Kristjanson P, Atieno F, Odero E, Ndegwa T (2012). Mapping Poverty and Livestock in Developing World. ILRI, Nairobi, Kenya P 124.

 
 

Tongruksawattana S (2014). Climate shocks and choice of adaptation strategy for Kenyan Maize legume farmers: insights from poverty, food security and gender perspective: Mexico, DF (Mexico). CIMMYT. 9:34.

 
 

Wenner M (2005). Agricultural Insurance Revisited: New Development and Perspective in Latin America and the Caribbean, World Bank, Washington DC. pp. 1-77.