FOSTERING

THE NEEDY

P.O. BOX 432 GARISSA

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Project Aims
Health Project
Education Project
Enviromental Project
Water & Sanitation Project
Agriculture project
Art and Media Project
Sports and Recreation Project
Other Social Issues Project

 
 
 
AGRICULTURE PROJECT

Agricultural growth being the cornerstone of poverty reduction, seventy percent (70%) of the world's poor live in rural areas- World Bank projections. NEDA is here to lend a helping hand to NEP communities to provide for them selves and eradicate poverty.

The economy of Kenya relies on Agriculture. Eighty percent of the country is arid or semi-arid. In the arid and semi-arid areas sustainable agriculture can only be achieved through well-planned and operated irrigation.

The government of Kenya has identified irrigation as an important tool for improving food self-sufficiency and enhancing household incomes in the rural sector.

NEDA objectivity is to develop a concrete understanding of irrigation schemes, to make some suggestions to improve the relevance and effectiveness of agricultural activities in the region, acquire irrigation pumping equipment for farmers, Training small scale farmers to able them develop cost and income projections and are able to make rational decisions on farming e.g. what crop to grow, where to market the produce, negotiate marketing and farm inputs supply agreements, provide capacity building and advisory services to women farmers, help livestock to make an analysis of the agricultural extension programs, remove  the constraints of the livestock market.

Together with our partners, NEDA is working with poor farmers to help them improve their agriculture techniques, create greater crop yields, and protect the livestock.

These programs include: -
  • Using improved seed
  • Building crop storage
  • Encouraging the use of fertilizers
  • Harvesting rain water for irrigation
  • Developing irrigation systems
  • Development of Livestock market
  • Business development and management
  • Veterinary Services and Disease Control

 

 

AGRICULTURAL
GROWTH BEING
THE
CORNERSTONE
OF
POVERTY
REDUCTION,
SEVENTY
PER CENT (70%)
OF THE WORLD'S
POOR LIVE
IN RURAL
AREAS