Nguthi has spent most of her career as an agricultural researcher in her native Kenya, but was awarded a scholarship to complete a doctorate degree at Wageningen University, the Netherlands; here is the dissertation she defended in June 2007. In it she presents a case study of the potential for technological innovation to mitigate the effects of the labor shortage in agriculture caused by the high incidence of HIV/AIDS in rural areas, and the impact of the disease on the adoption of innovation. Distributed in the US by Enfield.stopped bringing their bananas to the market. But since a demand had already been created ... The bananas are ripened in big metal drums into which passion fruit; avocado or banana leaves are put. These materials produce ethylene gas, anbsp;...
|Title||:||Adoption of Agricultural Innovations by Smallholder Farmers In the Context of HIV/AIDS|
|Author||:||Faith Njeri Nguthi|
|Publisher||:||Wageningen Academic Pub - 2008-01-01|