Agriculture & Irrigation in Turkana

Agriculture & Irrigation in Turkana

Global Grant : 1531799
Grant : $92,000
Project Lead : Jimia Yassin
Project Status: Ongoing

Project Brief

Provide agricultural training & arid land irrigation in Turkana, Kenya
• Provision of agricultural inputs including quality seed
• field guidance in agricultural methods appropriate for the area and assistance in developing their own agricultural plots
• Support for marketing initiatives based on their agricultural production
• In addition every farmer who participates in the program commits to train 2 other local people as assistant

Area of Focus / Goals

Growing local economies
Nearly 1.4 billion employed people live on less than $1.25 a day. We carry out service projects that enhance economic and community development and develop opportunities for decent and productive work for young and old.
We also help strengthen local entrepreneurs and community leaders, particularly women, in impoverished communities.

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