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Factors driving the growth in fertilizer consumption in Kenya, 1990-2005

Joshua Ariga

Factors driving the growth in fertilizer consumption in Kenya, 1990-2005

sustaining the momentum in Kenya and lessons for broader replicability in sub-Saharan Africa

by Joshua Ariga

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Published by Tegemeo Institute of Agricultural Policy and Development in Nairobi, Kenya .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fertilizers,
  • Fertilizer industry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 69-70).

    StatementJ. Ariga, T.S. Jayne, and J. Nyoro
    SeriesWPS -- 024/2006
    ContributionsJayne, Thomas S., Nyoro, J. K.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS633.5.K4 A75 2008+
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 77 p. :
    Number of Pages77
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24843767M
    LC Control Number2011342476

      that region. In Kenya, maize accounts for 80% of the national production of cereals (Hassan , p) and provides 40% of calorie consumption for Kenyans who consume more than kilograms of maize per person each year (Byerlee, p). Maize is also a crop which has been subject to relatively successful technological improvements~webfac/saez/e_s06/ This article synthesizes case studies from Kenya, Zambia, and Ethiopia to assess how differences in the implementation of fertilizer marketing policies have affected the costs and risks borne by marketing actors, the investment response by private traders, and fertilizer ://

      Fertilizer consumption (kilograms per hectare of arable land) in Kenya was as of Its highest value over the past 14 years was in , while its lowest value was in Definition: Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable land. Fertilizer products cover nitrogenous, potash Fertilizer consumption is the key to Africa's food security. The region continues to offer the greatest growth opportunities with respect to fertilizer consumption but faces challenges such as uncertainty policy environment, limited access to finance and infrastructural constraints that hamper its ://

    Factors affecting supply for fertilizer in Sub-Saharan Africa (English) Abstract. This paper evaluates different strategies to make significant improvements in fertilizer supply to smallholder farmers in Sub-Saharan African. Use of supply chain analysis is advocated as a means of identifying entry points where targeted interventions /Factors-affecting-supply-for-fertilizer-in-Sub-Saharan-Africa.   Principle of crop nutrition: crop growth is limited by the most F F Million tonnes nutrient N % growth pa.* P % growth pa.* K % growth pa.* Fertilizer consumption by region /other//


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Factors driving the growth in fertilizer consumption in Kenya, 1990-2005 by Joshua Ariga Download PDF EPUB FB2

Factors Driving the Growth in Fertilizer Consumption in Kenya, Sustaining the Momentum in Kenya and Lessons for Broader Replicability in Sub-Saharan Africa Article (PDF Available Downloadable. The objective of this study is to identify the factors responsible for the impressive growth in fertilizer use in Kenya since market liberalization in the early s.

Over the past 10 years, fertilizer consumption has risen by 35%. So far, it is unknown whether smallholder farmers are responsible for this growth or whether it is being driven mainly by the large-scale and/or   Fertilizer consumption trends, Source: FAOSTAT.

Factors affecting fertilizer use by farmers. Fertilizer use in the large-scale commercial farming subsector declined sharply between andthe production of the major cash crops such as tobacco, cotton and soybeans being disrupted by the agrarian reform programme (Mashingaidze "Factors Driving the Growth in Fertilizer Consumption in Kenya, Sustaining the Momentum in Kenya and Lessons for Broader Replicability in Sub-Saharan Africa," Food Security Collaborative Working PapersMichigan State University, Department   Infertilizer consumption for Kenya was kilograms per hectare.

Though Kenya fertilizer consumption fluctuated substantially in recent years, it tended to increase through - period ending at kilograms per hectare in Fertilizer consumption measures the quantity of plant nutrients used per unit of arable ://   Overall fertilizer consumption in Kenya has increased steadily since Farmers consumed, on average,tons of fertilizer per year throughout the s.

This figure increased totons in the to period, and increased further to nearlytons in the to period. Survey data indicate that UW_Request 79_Political Economy of.

Fertilizer policy in Kenya In an effort to boost food security status, Kenya targets to increase fertilizer consumption to 50kg/ha from the current 31kg/ha by the year This is envisaged to increase production and crop productivity to ensure food security and income at Fertilizer consumption (kilograms per hectare of arable land) from The World Bank: Data Learn how the World Bank Group is helping countries with COVID (coronavirus).

Find Out   Consumption 7. NPK analysis 8. Volumes and Values 9. Summary About us An overview of fertilizer statistics in Kenya from – More emphasis is given to the year and each analysis is based on the products with higher quantities.

Data obtained from Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) and Validated by   4. Fertilizer demand, domestic production and imports 20 5. Trends in fertilizer consumption 24 6. Trends in planted areas of the major field crops 25 7.

Proportions of crops fertilized and average rates of fertilizer use 25 8. Fertilizer consumption by crop This statistic shows the global consumption of fertilizer by nutrient in, and Inthe consumption of nitrogen fertilizers reached some ://   The Cobb-Douglas Production Function was used to examine the impact of these major factors on agricultural productivity in Pakistan.

We found that fertilizer consumption, improved seed distribution, and credit distribution had a positive and significant influence on AGDP, whereas water availability had a negative but insignificant influence on   Kenyan fertilizer consumption need to nearly double from to million MT to meet the agricultural growth targets set in the CAADP country investment plans [IFDC, ] Agrekon in Sub Saharan Africa Food Policy special issue in Surulere Local from BUSINESS A AGBM at Egerton University   FACTORS AFFECTING AGRICULTURAL PRODUCTION IN TIGRAY REGION, NORTHERN ETHIOPIA by oxen(pfertilizer(p=), improved seeds(p=), GTP Growth and Transformation Plan MoARD Ministry of Agriculture and Rural ?sequence=1.

This is a list of fertilizer companies in Kenya. These are companies that mainly produce and sell fertilizers. Some have expanded their service capacity to offer farmer education and extension support services, testing and research services.

There are several fertilizer companies in Kenya which offer a wide range of services and quality ://   Fertilizer demand and purchases Demand, in turn, is driven by fertilizer prices, crop economics, currencies, cycles, economic activity, and macro factors like subsidy :// fertilizer, output price of crops, and prices of other inputs that substitute for fertilizer are factors that affect fertilizer demand in the region.

Fufu et al., () on their empirical research on determinants of fertilizer use on maize farms in eastern Ethiopia found that age, farmer’s perception of    Fertilizer Support Program: Lessons Learned in Zambia Figures Index of Food Production per Capita, – 16 Cereal Yields, Developing Regions, – 17 Fertilizer Consumption, Developing Regions, – 18 Fertilizer   The study revealed that the total Importation of (N+P+K) fertilizer in India has increased from (Thousand MT) to (Thousand MT) during In case of zone wise consumption of fertilizer in India North zone shows the highest consumption of fertilizer as.

slow growth rate in food production in the country (Ogunmola, ). Consequently, low fertilizer use has been identified as a major challenge that must be overcome in order to increase Nigeria’s agricultural productivity. It is in this light that this study seeks to examine fertilizer use and its determinants among food crop Sub-Saharan Africa faces huge food supply challenges due to increasing human population, limited opportunities to increase arable land, and declining yields associated with continuously declining soil fertility.

To cater for their food requirements, smallholders use only modest levels of inorganic fertilizers and rely to a large extent on manure, which is generally of low ://  factors affecting fertilizer use positively.

The study identified priority areas of interventions to address the problem of fertilizer use and its consumption. The highest priority area of intervention in the supply side is the price of fertilizer. Almost 50% of the farmers