By: Jerry Ochieng Sando Siaya County under Governor Cornell Amoth Rasanga is now making headlines from a very different dimension; the production of mango wine. The mango wine and juice is being produced by a group of former students who did their internship at the Siaya Agricultural Centre, in Siaya town. According to Maurine Achieng […]
Farmers in Laikipia Country have always been affected by low maize prices due to poor market channels and high postharvest loses. To address these challenges Maize farmers with support of the ASDSP founded Laikipia Maize Value Chain Development Network in 2015. The Network is an umbrella organization consisting of 43 maize value chain groups drawn […]
Rachemo Cooperative Society Limited, located in Radat area of Mogotio Sub County, was initially registered by the Department of Social Services as a beekeepers self-help group in 1996. After interventions by ASDSP, they transformed into a Cooperative Society in 2014 with the key objective of bulking, processing and marketing their honey. The society started with […]
A group of 41 Nyamira farmers are earning between Sh500 to Sh1000 per bunch of bananas after establishing a joint marketing collection center to market their bananas. This is triple the amount they used to earn per bunch when they sold the produce individually. The farmers came together to spur sales after receiving various trainings […]
A 27 old lady from Siaya County practicing poultry farming on a part time basis is rearing kuroiler and indigenous chicken earning her Sh200, 000 gross income per month and Sh150, 000 net income on her eighth acre farm. Sellah Awino Migaya is an Information Technology expert by profession and works in a bank where […]
Mango farmers in Embu’s Karurumo area are cashing in on the efficiency of technology coupled with the power of numbers. They are collectively taking their fruits to a processing and aggregation centre where they are undergoing value addition, and in large quantities.
This programme document for the Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme Phase Two (ASDSP II) provides guidance to county and national governments towards implementation of the overarching Agricultural Policy. It has identified critical problems that hinder commercialization of agriculture in pursuit of economic development and food security. Moreover, the document details the implementation modalities and results […]