Journal of Environmental Hazards

ISSN: 2684-4923

Open Access

Josephine Njogu

College of Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya

  • Research   
    The Trajectory of Climate Induced Shocks on Livelihoods and Responses: A Case of CSA Adopters' and Non Adopters' in Nyando Basin, South Western Kenya
    Author(s): Josephine Njogu*

    Climate aggravated stressors like crop failure, pests and diseases, hunger, high food prices and death of livestock or family members have increased in frequency, intensity and magnitude. These have, aggravate ding rural poverty while and threatening the sustainability of rural livelihoods. Yet Hitherto, many small scale farmers fail to adopt what appear to be relatively simple agronomic or management practices like climate smart agriculture (CSA) which can help them cope. The study focused on the effect of related household shocks to climate change on livelihoods, and factors influencing choice of a coping strategy of smallholder farmers in the Nyando Basin. The population of the study comprised all smallholder farmers that were registered with CCAFS, Kenya. Data was collected in a year-long panel survey of financial diaries (FDs) from 124 households between March 2019 and February 2.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2684-4923.2021.5.147

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