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Stage 5: Scaling

Focus Areas:

Processing & Production

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Implemented In:

Kenya

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Country Implemented In
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Problem

Lack of home garden production due to poor soil, space

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Solution

Offers a method of production that is low-cost and suitable for household.

Target Beneficiaries

Smallholder farmers, home garden

Innovation Description

The project worked with communities dwelling in peri-urban slums and along beaches of Lake Victoria where their main culture is fish mongering with less farming activities. The women groups have been taken through two key modules on ALVs, covering sack garden construction, manure and soil mixing seedling germination techniques using germination trays, transplanting seedlings on sack gardens, vegetable management skills, Harvesting techniques, Crop protection technologies, Sack garden construction and management, and marketing of vegetables.

Competitive Advantage

Easy, low-cost method for vegetable production at home compared to alternatives

Milestones

Date Unknown
New Country Implemented In
Kenya