The role of Farmers social networks in adopting Climate Smart Agriculture: Case of Horticultural Farmers in Nyeri County, Kenya

Author(s): Joram Ngugi Kamau, Ibrahim Nyariki Kiprop and Geoffrey Kosgei Kipruto

The study identified the structural importance of various actors in the farmers’ social networks. Power and centrality measures of various farmers were identified. Values for ego between coordinator and gatekeeper brokerage roles were normalized so that differences in network sizes were accounted for. The study identified several farmers who were identified to be critical in information sharing among horticultural farmers in Nyeri County.