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Table 2 Farm productivity and maize production during the 2009 to 2010 flood and drought year compared to an average year (2008 to 2009)

From: Reducing subsistence farmers’ vulnerability to climate change: evaluating the potential contributions of agroforestry in western Kenya

  2009 to 2010 farm productivity (Ksh) Normal year farm productivity (Ksh) Percentage difference Maize production 2009 to 2010 (kg) Normal year maize production (kg) Percentage difference
Lower Nyando 8,200 20,500 −60% 85 220 −61%
Middle Nyando* 43,000 70,500 −39% 900 1,300 −30%
  1. Farm productivity measured in Kenyan shillings (Ksh).
  2. *Middle Nyando residents did not experience a flood in 2010.