Libaisi Common Interest Youth Groups' contribution to food security in Western Kenya
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in...5
×
 

Libaisi Common Interest Youth Groups' contribution to food security in Western Kenya

on

  • 875 views

 

Statistics

Views

Total Views
875
Views on SlideShare
875
Embed Views
0

Actions

Likes
0
Downloads
3
Comments
0

0 Embeds 0

No embeds

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel
  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

Libaisi Common Interest Youth Groups' contribution to food security in Western Kenya Libaisi Common Interest Youth Groups' contribution to food security in Western Kenya Presentation Transcript

  • COMMON INTEREST YOUTH GROUPSCONTRIBUTION TO FOOD SECURITY IN WESTERN KENYA Libaisi J.K, Marinda, P.A &Wakhungu J.W
  • INTRODUCTION• Improved technologies disseminated through enterprise based common interest groups (CIGs)• Factors that influence the effectiveness of the Youth CIGs• Contribution of the Youth CIGs to food security
  • OBJECTIVES OF STUDY• To establish importance of promotion poster• To find out factors that influence effectiveness of CIGs• To determine role of Youth CIG in improving smallholder agricultural production• To determine household food security status among CIG members and non CIG members
  • Results• Most female joined CIGs as compared to male• Married Youth joined CIGs• CIG members were literate- post secondary 7%• The youth joined CIGs through change agents and use of promotional posters
  • Results• CIG members achieved higher production levels• Improved access to farm inputs through collective action CIGs or access to financial credit• CIG members have increased chances of accessing training on new technologies
  • Constraining factors Constraints FrequencyLack of finance 84Weak group cohesion 33Unavailability of farm inputs 20Market access and information 16Inadequate knowledge on production 10Inadequate knowledge on value 7additionHigh costs of farm inputs 2Small parcel of land 8
  • Results• Youth interested in High value APVCs• CIG were more food secure – Indicators of food security – Coping strategies
  • Conclusion and Recommendations• Formation of CIGs would enhance the food security status• Promotional posters need up to date information and provide for a wide spectrum of opportunities• CIGs need IDOS for sustainability• Service providers need to plan for the future of enterprises-marketing, other opportunities
  • THANK YOU