Lack of home garden production due to poor soil, space
Offers a method of production that is low-cost and suitable for household.
Smallholder farmers, home garden
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.
Easy, low-cost method for vegetable production at home compared to alternatives