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International Women's Day: Empowering Female Farmers

06 March 2020

International Women’s Day is here, giving Farm Africa an opportunity to reflect on how our projects are empowering women and girls in eastern Africa. Farm Africa’s Livestock for Livelihoods programme, funded by UK aid, supports pastoralist women in South Omo and Karamoja to set up sustainable, small goal rearing enterprises to generate income and provide them and their families with a more nutritious diet.

Creating brighter futures for young people through vegetable farming

06 March 2020

Naphtali has joined Farm Africa’s Growing Futures project in Kenya. Before joining, he struggled to fetch a good price for this vegetables. Now with a contract with the export company VegPro, his income has grown.

How market and financial linkages have boosted incomes for youth groups in coastal Kenya

04 March 2020

Since 2018, Farm Africa’s Cashew and Sesame Value Chain Project, funded by the European Union’s Emergency Trust Fund for stability and addressing root causes of irregular migration and displaced persons in Africa, has offered technical and business training to young people and women in Kwale, Kilifi and Lamu Counties to help them start skilled service provision businesses within the cashew and sesame value chains.

How adopting good aquaculture practices is boosting farmers' income

02 March 2020

Farm Africa is piloting market-led solutions to aquaculture development in Kenya. The project increases the volumes of fish produced by small-scale farmers and improves their access to markets by developing clusters of farmers who together can offer a consistent supply of fish.