Passion fruit is one of Kenya’s top three export fruits. But Kenyan farmers are not earning as much as they could from the fruit – a combination of poor planting and orchard management, and increasing plant disease and pests.
When they do have fruit to sell, farmers struggle to access markets and gain high prices for their produce.
One way of making the fruit more valuable is to package and process it, but farmers are often not familiar with these techniques.
We are helping women farmers earn as much as possible from their passion fruit by:
We are working with 3,000 women farmers from farmers’ groups in Kenya’s Kwale county.
This project is funded by a grant from our Maendeleo Agricultural Enterprise Fund and is implemented in partnership with the Kenya Agricultural Research Institute.Farm aid not food aid
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