Bookcover of Impact of Tobacco Farming on Household Food Security in Ang'urai Kenya
Booktitle:

Impact of Tobacco Farming on Household Food Security in Ang'urai Kenya

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing (2013-07-11 )

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ISBN-13:

978-3-659-41949-2

ISBN-10:
3659419494
EAN:
9783659419492
Book language:
English
Blurb/Shorttext:
Food security is a major problem in poor household in developing countries. Farmers who cultivate tobacco worsens household food security when they spend their earnings and labor on Tobacco farming instead of food production. Men, women and children who cultivate Tobacco experience long hours of stood labor, staggering debts, poor health, abject poverty and scarcity of land for subsistence crops, subsequently affecting food security. The text evolves data on tobacco farming, household food security status of tobacco and non Tobacco farmers, socio-economic changes in Tobacco Production on farmers and households and opinions of farmers towards use of alternative crops. The Book is Meant to Provide knowledge and information on the effect of Tobacco farming that hinders household food security, to the professionals dealing with food security and human health, farmers, stakeholders, students and the general public. The book encourages farming activities that enhances social well being.
Publishing house:
LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Website:
https://www.lap-publishing.com/
By (author) :
Anne Chepkurui
Number of pages:
180
Published at:
2013-07-11
Stock:
Available
Category:
Sociology
Price:
71.90 €
Keywords:
Kenya, Labour intensive, Tobacco Production, tobacco farming, ANG'URAI DIVISION, NON TOBACCO FARMERS, TOBACCO FARMERS, Altanative Crops, Tobacco farming and Health Issues, Food Crop Cultivation, Socio-economic changes in Tobacco Farming, Food Security, FOOD SECURITY STATUS, households

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