Factors Influencing Smallholder Farmersâ€™ Adaptation to Climate Variability in Kitui County, Kenya
Mutunga Evelyn J,
Ndungu Charles K and
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Ndungu Charles K: Department of Environmental Science and Technology, South Eastern Kenya University, Kenya
Muendo P: Department of Biological Sciences, Machakos University, Kenya
International Journal of Environmental Sciences & Natural Resources, 2018, vol. 8, issue 5, 155-161
The study was carried out to examine the factors and constraints that influence small farmersâ€™ adaptation to climate variability in Kitui County. Descriptive survey design was used. Two villages, Kaveta and Mikuyuni, were purposively selected. A total of 177 households were randomly selected to constitute the study sample. Logit regression model was used to analyze factors influencing farmersâ€™ adaptation to climate variability. Results from Logit regression analysis showed that village, education level, farming experience, off- farm income, access to credit facilities, access to climate information and weather forecasts significantly (p
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