Staff Research

Owour G., Ouma A.S, Ngigi M. and Mlongo.P (2009) “Technical Efficiency of Smallholder Farmers in Kenya” Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development Vol 3: 14-29

Olwande J, Ngigi W, Nguyo W., and Owour G (2008) “Supply response of Maize farmers in Kenya: A farm-level analysis” International Journal of Agro-Asian Studies (IJASS) Vol 1 No.2: 56-67

Owuor G, Ngigi M.W., Shem Ouma A. and E.A Birachi. (2007). “Determinants of Rural Poverty in Africa: The Case of Smallholder Farmers in Kenya”. Journal of Applied Science, Vol. 7, Issue 17: 2539-2543.

Owuor G., Ngigi M.W, Shem Ouma A. “The Role of Micro-Credit in Rural Development: An Analysis of Group Based Micro-Finance in Kenya.” Paper Accepted for Publication in the Egerton Journal Volume 7 Special issue 7. Accepted in December 2007

Lagat, J.K. Vivian, J.B., Mburu, J. 2009. “An estimation of carbon storage potential, economic value, and determinants in Kakamega forest and adjacent farms, Kenya. In Elke Hoch and Siegbert Crunwald (eds) Carbon Sequestration. Nova Science Publishers Inc.

Owuor, G., Lagat, J.K., Wambua, T.R. 2009. “Role of Tobacco in rural livelihoods and poverty reduction in Kenya” (Accepted in July, 2009), International Journal of Applied Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.

Musyoka, P.M., Lagat, J.K., Ouma, D.E., Wambua, T.R., Gamba, P.O. 2009. “An analysis of urban household food demand in Nairobi, Kenya: Application of translog demand function. (Accepted in July, 2009), International Journal of Applied Agricultural Economics and Agribusiness.

Nyongesa, J.M., Lagat, J.K., and Mutai, B.K. 2008. "Determinant factors influencing famers' use of received agricultural information and the impact on improved maize production marketing in Vihiga district, Kenya" Journal of Education and Human Resources Vol 5:83-93.

Sikei, G.O., Mburu, J., and Lagat, J.K. 2008. “Household labour allocation to forest extraction and other activities in areas adjacent to tropical forests: the case of Kakamega forest, Western Kenya”. International Journal Environment, Workplace and Employment, Vol 4, (1) 32-44

Ithinji, G.K., Buigut, S.K., Lagat, J.K. 2008. “Impact of low cost water harvesting technologies on rural household food security in semi-arid Lare division, Nakuru district, Kenya” International Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development 10 (2) 42-55

Kaimba, G.K., Njehia, B.K., Lagat, J.K. 2008. “Dowry payment under changing state of cattle rustling: some insights from pastoral communities in Baringo”. In (eds) Economics of Resources Use and Farming Systems Development in the Middle East and East Africa

Bett, H.K.., Lagat, J.K., Nassiuma, D.K. 2007. “Intra-household resource allocation decisions, gender and household food consumption in selected rural districts of Kenya”. Egerton Journal Special Issue,7 (S):56-69

Bett, E.K., Freyer, B., Lagat, J.K. 2007. “Effect of agricultural commercialization in selected agrobidiversity and household income: A case of smallholder households in Nakuru, Kenya”. In Tielkes, E (Eds). Tropentag 2007 –Utilization of diversity in land use systems: sustainable and organic approaches to meet human needs, 09.10 – 11.10.2007, Witzenhausen, 226-236. ISBN 3-867-372-3.

Lagat, J.K., Wangia, S.M., Njehia, B.K., and Ithinji, G.K. 2007. “Environmental Hazards in African Agriculture: Factors Influencing application of agrochemicals in Nakuru district, Kenya” in A Bationo (eds) Advances in Integrated Soil Fertility Research in Sub-Saharan Africa: Challenges and Opportunities, 795-804. Springer.

Bett, E.K., Lagat, J.K., Ouma, D.E., and Njehia, B.K. 2007. “Determinants of on-farm tree planting decisions in river Njoro watershed, Kenya. Egerton Journal: Science and Technology Series, 7:79-92

Mshenga, P. M., G. Owuor, “Opportunites Available to Micro and Small Scale Businesses in the Tourism Sector: The Case of the Kenyan Coast.” KCA Journal of Business Management, Volume 2, Issue 2.

Mshenga, P. M., R. Richardson, B. K. Njehia and E. A. Birachi, “The Contribution of Tourism to Micro and Small Enterprise Growth” Tourism Economics (Accepted for Publication).

Owuor ,G., A. S. Ouma ., M. Ngigi ,, and P. Mlongo (2009), Technical Efficiency of Smallholder Farmers In Kenya.” Journal of Agriculture and Rural development, Vol. 3, pp. 14-29.

Barbieri, C. and P. Mshenga, (2008), “The Role of Firm and Owner Characteristics on the Performance of Agritourism Farms", Sociologia Ruralis, 48 (2), pp.166 -183, April, 2008.

Nyongesa J.M., J.K. Lagat & B.K. Mutai (2008)

“Determinant Factors Influencing Farmers’ Use of Agricultural Information and the Impact on Improved Maize Production & Marketing in Vihiga District, Kenya” Journal of Education and Human Resources; Vol 5 – December, 2008 Egerton University, Njoro Kenya

Bett, H.K, B.K. Mutai, J.K. Lagat, G.K. Kaimba, D. Nassiuma & G. Owuor (2009).

Journa of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vol. 4-2009 University of Swaziland, Swaziland.

Kibet L.K., Mutai, B.K., M.C., Maina. (2009)

Influence of Credit Access on Household Savings of Teachers, Entrepreneurs and Farmers in Rural Nakuru Kenya.” Egerton Journal of Science & Technology

Langat, J.K., Mutai B.K., Birachi E.A. & Maina C.M. (2009)

“Impact of Village Bank Credit Model on Poverty Alleviation and Food Security in Bomet District Kenya.” Journal of Agriculture and Rural Development: Vol 5-2009 University of Swaziland.